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On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the surge of violence in Afghanistan. In recent weeks, more than 200 people, including 34 students, have been killed by ISIS and Taliban forces.

 

Historian Kim Phillips-Fein joins us to discuss her new book, Fear City: New York's Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics.

A conversation with T. R. Reid about his new book, A Fine Mess: A Global Quest for a Simpler, Fairer, and More Efficient Tax System. He says the US tax code is overstuffed with loopholes, which do not work for anyone—except tax lawyers, accountants, the wealthy, and corporations.

On this week's media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of Donald Trump’s sweeping tax cuts. His administration plans to cut the top tax rate from over 39 percent to 33 percent. Several outlets are reporting on how the tax cuts will affect you. Many conclude that the numbers don’t add up.

Your Call: The American press and the one percent

Dec 17, 2015

On the December 18th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the economy and Fed’s decision to raise interest rates.

On the Oct 31st edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of tax cuts and the governor’s race in Kansas, the presidential elections in Brazil, and the effects of austerity in the UK.  We’ll be joined by the independent journalist Mary O’Hara, Topeka Capital-Journal’s Tim Carpenter and freelance journalist Mauricio Savarese joins us from São Paulo Brazil. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.  

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