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2020 in the Queer-View Mirror

Jan 5, 2021
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Happy New Year? We all hope 2021 will be kinder to us than 2020 … but only time will tell. So this week: 2020 in the queer-view mirror and a look ahead with national politics and legal reporter Lisa Keen.

2020 brought hardships on many fronts. Yet for LGBTQ people in the US, 2020 brought significant progress on some fronts, while bringing setbacks on others. Ms. Keen breaks down the top 2020 developments and assesses potential gains and losses for queer folk in 2021, including insights on Georgia's US Senate run-offs.


On this edition of Your Call, we're rebroadcasting our conversation with Indigenous activists about this election’s historic Native voter turnout.

The Case For Abolishing The Electoral College

Nov 18, 2020

On this edition of Your Call, Jesse Wegman discusses his latest book, Let The People Pick The President: The Case For Abolishing The Electoral College.

Can The Biden Administration Deliver Or Will Trumpism Return In 2024?

Nov 17, 2020
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On this edition of Your Call, we’re speaking with Thomas Frank about the current state of the Democratic Party and why Joe Biden didn’t win the election by a landslide.

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On this edition of Your Call, we're getting an update on the election results. While Joe Biden has broken the record for the most votes ever received by a presidential candidate: more than 72 million and counting, many wonder how Donald Trump managed to get more than 68 million votes, more than he got in 2016.

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  On this edition of Your Call, we’re discussing Election Day results. It’s still too early to call a winner as states continue to count incoming mail-in ballots. While Trump has falsely claimed a victory, Biden is ahead in electoral votes.

Constanza Hevia H. / Special to The Chronicle

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.

City Visions: Special Election Coverage

Mar 1, 2020

San Francisco heads to the polls Tuesday to choose the next Democratic nominee for President of the United States. Voters will also decide on important propositions ranging from funding renovations at City College and financing earthquake safety, to taxing vacant commercial properties.

Joe Biden: His Record, His Policies & His Donors

Feb 25, 2020
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll wrap our coverage of presidential candidates by discussing former Vice President Joe Biden.

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

Will Durst: Zero Hero

Nov 11, 2013

Note: Will Durst is a comedian and you may find some of his material offensive, or worse, not funny. His views do not necessarily reflect those of KALW.

Hey guys,

Will Durst here with a few choice words about the liberal exodus off the presidential bandwagon - which is approaching klaxon fire drill evacuation levels.

In this highly anticipated undercard bout, Joe Biden and Paul Ryan took off the gloves and went after each other with straight policy jabs and sweeping rhetorical hooks for 90 minutes. No knockdowns were recorded, but most ringside judges gave the decision to Biden for stopping his own party's bleeding and blocking his opponent's momentum. Kudos were also tossed Martha Raddatz's way, who referreed the event with a command and aplomb that had veteran observers refer to her as the anti-Jim Lehrer.