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The furor over a Kamala seems much ado over very few syllables, but how one handles the mispronunciation can be telling.  

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On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the US-Taliban peace deal and what it means for the population of Afghanistan. According to the UN, more than 10,000 civilians were killed or injured in 2019.

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You may know Dan Pfeiffer as a host of Pod Save America. You may know him as Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama. Or you may know him for his book, "Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the Age of Obama, Twitter and Trump". In this episode he shares how he got into politics and what it's going to take to get America out of the political mess we find ourselves in today. This conversation was recorded on stage, presented by Cal Performances at UC Berkeley.

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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the recent BuzzFeed News investigation about how Amazon’s decentralized, next-day delivery service has brought chaos, exploitation, and danger to communities across America.

 

On this week’s media roundtable: What if the news was more solutions oriented?

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Fox News has paid out hundreds of millions of dollars to silence women who were sexually harassed and assaulted while working there. 

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  On this edition of Your Call, we discuss the new documentary Divide and Conquer, which shows the rise and fall of Fox News chair Roger Ailes.

Can Americans Become Media Literate Again?

Jul 6, 2018
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The media that Donald Trump demonizes -- CNN, MSNBC, and the New York Times -- are in a different sphere than thousands of local outlets that cover local issues, like schools, government corruption, and profiling local community heroes.

 

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Can you find compassion in your heart for the haters in your life? 

In India, the fake news genie is well and truly out of the bottle. 

California slowly prepares for adult use sales ... Bureau of Cannabis Control plans emergency rules ... Truffle Man goes brick & mortar ... Remembering Tom Petty  and more.

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The Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation is no more. It is now named the Bureau of Cannabis Control.

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Jeff Sessions still doesn’t like pot ... California Assembly takes up marijuana rescheduling question ... Industrial property in Santa Rosa booming due to cannabis ... Health and more.

Cannabis News Roundup: Is everything a hybrid now?

Sep 15, 2017
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Hawaii’s plan for cannabis banking ... Kidnapped dispensary worker still missing ... Senator’s punny medical bill announcement ... Teen pot use continues to drop ... and more.

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White House wants info on medical users ... Breakdown on today’s cannabis buyers ... No increase in teen use in Washington ... Cannabis and pregnancy ... and more.

Cannabis News Roundup: California has cannabis jobs

Sep 1, 2017
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City insider heads San Francisco Office of Cannabis ... Oakland SWAT team saves grow site ... California has cannabis jobs ... Lawsuits loom over cannabis copyright infringements ... and more.

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S.F. dispensary moratorium sends wrong signal, says state senator ... Oaksterdam offers scholarships ... Desert “cannabis paradise” faces big obstacles ... health, opinion, and more.

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Justice Dept. blocks DEA research ... Brave bank serves cannabis industry ... Tiger Woods, Teen Vogue, music and more

Cannabis News Roundup: Is your medical card valid?

Aug 11, 2017
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Legalization no cure for black market ... Berkeley leads in quality control ... Toxic waste at grow sites more worrisome than first thought ... opinion, health, and more. 

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Shootout at California grow site ... Cannabis literally takes over town ... Police sniffer dogs invalidated ... NFL will consider cannabis ... and more.

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Marijuana is legal in Uruguay ... San Francisco approves Office of Cannabis ... A.G. Sessions quietly tightens rules ... and more.

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Cannabis coming to Alameda ... Oakland’s “pot equity” ... Humboldt growers shun permits ... Teen use drops again ... and more.

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Lines out the door as Nevada intros recreational cannabis ... Can CBD soothe doggy panic? ... and more. 

Cannabis News Roundup: holiday travel tips

Jun 30, 2017
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San Francisco dispensaries face protests ... Security breach at Eaze ... Nevada cannabis sales start Saturday ... Holiday travel tips ... Micro-dosing, and more.

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California Med & Rec rules combined ... Nevada rec laws stall ... Marijuana use increases at Oregon colleges, so do vehicle accidents in legal states ... and more.

Cannabis News Roundup: K9 corps still sniffing

Jun 16, 2017
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California considers combined sales of medical and recreation cannabis ... “Marijuana breathalyzer” catches two ... Sniffer dogs still on the beat ...”lazy stoner” image challenged ... and more. 

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DOJ reviewing federal marijuana policy ... Secret Service rethinks past cannabis use ... Customs picks up pounds of pot from peppers ... Events, health and more.

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Pot ban in cars considered ... Monterey commercial greenhouses to grow new crop ... The return of Lynnette Shaw ... Marley son invests in High Times ... Events, health, and more. 

Cannabis News Roundup: What are your rights at work?

May 26, 2017
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Your legal rights regarding cannabis at work ... Okay to grow; not okay to grow ... San Francisco considers a cannabis commission ... Events, a comic, and more. 

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Trump reserves possibility of prosecution for medical marijuana ...  Two South American pharmacies add cannabis meds ... hearse hides pounds of pot ... and more. 

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