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Bernie Sanders has won Super Tuesday's biggest prize. The U.S. Senator from Vermont won California's Democratic presidential primary Tuesday.

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On this edition of Your Call, we discuss Super Tuesday results and what's next. A total of 1,357 delegates were up for grabs.

Bernie Sanders: His Policies, His Record & His Donors

Feb 19, 2020
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On this edition of Your Call, we continue our series on presidential candidates' records and policies by talking about Senator Bernie Sanders, the frontrunner in the race, according to major polls.

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On this edition of the media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the presidential primaries.

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Meet the woman who helped develop The Green New Deal--and how you can make a difference in the climate crisis. 

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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the student loan debt crisis in the US. Americans owe over $1.65 trillion dollars in student loans.

What is the future of Bernie Sander’s movement? We’ll have a conversation with Becky Bond, senior adviser to the Sanders campaign and co-author of Rules for Revolutionaries: How Big Organizing Can Change Everything.

Your Call: A political shift for Native Americans

Aug 9, 2016
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On the August 9th edition of Your Call, we will discuss turning political tides for Native Americans.

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  On the June 10th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, We’ll discuss coverage of the worsening conditions in Fallujah, Iraq. The city has been under ISIS control for the past two years.


Californians waited a long time to see if their votes would make a difference in the presidential race, and they nearly made it to the finish line.

City Visions: Special Presidential Primary Coverage

Jun 1, 2016

June 6, 2016: 

 Hundreds of thousands of people have registered to vote in California's Presidential primary on Tuesday, June 7. Will voters turn out? What impact could California have on the Presidential race? What effect will new voters have on state and local races and other measures on the ballot?  City Visions host Ethan Elkind and guests cover California's Presidential Primary Election. 


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California primaries: Who decides?

May 31, 2016

June 7, 2016 is primary election day in California, and as a California voter, it can be frustrating to watch as the results come in from primaries in other states. 

Cannabis News Roundup: Toke up at the gym?

May 27, 2016
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Why the Teamsters oppose AUMA … Pot friendly gym planned for  San Francisco … When Bernie dumped Tommy … Opinion … Health … and more.


BMMR chief visits the Emerald Triangle // North Coast Journal

“ [T]he overwhelming attitude at the meeting wasn't about patients. It was about protecting Humboldt County growers' business interests.”

Daily news roundup for Monday, May 23, 2016

May 23, 2016
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Here’s what’s happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

California voter registration soaring as June 7 primary approaches // East Bay Times

"Californians are registering to vote in breathtaking numbers not seen since the Reagan Revolution, as the no-holds-barred presidential primary season and tech-based outreach efforts have rousted more than 1 million people from their political slumber."

Your Call: The future of Bernie Sanders' movement

May 8, 2016

On the May 9th editions Your Call, we'll have a conversation about the future of the progressive movement, which has rallied behind Senator Bernie Sanders.

Your Call: Bernie Sanders' economic plan

Mar 22, 2016

On the March 22nd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about Senator Bernie Sanders’ economic platform. 

Eli Wirtschafter

The East Bay’s congressional representative Barbara Lee (CA-13) introduced a bill last year that would greatly expand access to abortions. It gets rid of what’s called the Hyde Amendment, the restriction on abortion spending by the federal government.

Your Call: Media coverage of the presidential race

Mar 3, 2016


On the March 4th edition of  Your Call, it's our Friday media roundtable. This week, we'll discuss coverage of the Super Tuesday primaries.

On the February 26th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation about media coverage of the presidential primaries. With the presidential elections in full swing, how are the media scrutinizing the candidates’ records on major issues? We’ll also discuss the heated debate over freedom of speech in India, following the arrest of several students over the demonstrations at one of India’s most prestigious universities. Join the conversation, on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


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On the January 26th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the differences between leading Democratic Presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. 

Cannabis News Roundup: 11.06.15

Nov 6, 2015

Sean “The Disruptor” Parker joins the cause… Growers required to register… “Armed commandos” threaten Mendo growers… Feds investigate working conditions for bud-trimmers… and more.


“Adult Use of Marijuana Act” gets big boost // SF Weekly   This 2016 ballot initiative pulls ahead in a crowded field.

Cannabis News Roundup: 10.16.15

Oct 16, 2015
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California's new medical marijuana law… Marijuana and the Presidential candidates… New thoughts on "marijuana banks"… Runner's high vs. marijuana high… and more. 


On the October 13th edition of Your Call, we’ll open the lines to get your views on the Democratic presidential nominees. Tuesday night is the first Democratic debate moderated by CNN’s Anderson Cooper.

Your Call Weekly Kudos: September 18th, 2015

Sep 18, 2015

Every week on Your Call's Friday Media Roundtable, we ask the journalists on our panel to recommend great reporting they've seen this week.


Dan Roberts, Guardian's Washington Bureau chief, covering politics and US national affairs gave kudos to Matthew Yglesias at Vox for his campaign coverage.

Your Call: Media and electoral politics

May 29, 2015

One the May 29th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and the mayoral victory of anti-eviction activist Ada Colau in Barcelona. We’ll also discuss coverage of Uber’s rising political influence in Washington. We’ll be joined by the Center for Public Integrity’s Dave Levinthal, YES! Magazine’s Sarah van Gelder, and independent journalist Miguel-Anxo Murado. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.