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On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we're discussing Donald Trump and the GOP’s dangerous attack on election integrity. Mother Jones reporter Ari Berman reports that the ultimate plan is to make it even harder to vote, especially in communities of color. 

On this edition of Your Call, we get the latest on efforts to suppress the vote in the 2020 election. In Texas, the state’s Supreme Court denied Republicans’ petition to toss out almost 127,000 votes cast in drive-through polling places.

An Update On GOP Efforts To Suppress The Vote As Record Turnout Continues

Oct 29, 2020
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  On this edition of Your Call, we're getting an update on early voting, problems at the polls and Republican sponsored voter suppression. Nearly 79 million people have already voted, but experts estimate that one to two percent of absentee ballots could be rejected.


  On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we're getting an update on the devastating fires in Northern California. The fast moving wildfire in Butte and Yuba Counties have killed 10 people. Thousands have been forced to evacuate. Paradise, a town devastated by fires two years ago, is, once again, under threat.

 


On this week’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the student led March for Our Lives rallies around the globe. How is this youth movement changing media coverage of gun control and the NRA?

  On the November 4th edition of  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage the ongoing mass mobilization against the construction of $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline, which Native Americans say will destroy sacred sites and threaten their water supply.

Your Call: Protecting the right to vote

Mar 31, 2016
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On the March 31st edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss voter disenfranchisement. 

On the September 8th edition of  Your Call, we’ll speak with The Nation’s Ari Berman about his new book, Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America.