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Melissa Jones is the Executive Director of the Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiatives, a coalition of the region's public health departments. The coalition has been meeting regularly to discuss best practices for policy decisions around COVID19. One of which is whether or not counties should keep their parks open for residents to access during the shelter in place order. 

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The prospect of artificial intelligence and automation eliminating entire job categories has sparked a debate about a universal basic income.

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African Americans are disproportionately incarcerated for marijuana charges. That’s true nationwide, and in Oakland, too.

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On the June 6th edition of Your Call, what if everyone were guaranteed a basic income?