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32. Weed, Not Walls

1/15/2019
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On this episode of Margin Call, the crew welcomes surprise guest Nina Parks to discuss the proposed wall on the US/Mexico border and Kim Kardashian's entry into criminal justice reform.

Duration:00:40:50

31. FaceBook Unplugged

1/8/2019
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On this episode of Margin Call, the crew discusses the perils and merits of social media, trying to answer the question: "How much would someone have to pay you to get off facebook forever?"

Duration:00:30:21

Mini Episode: Kissing Consent

1/1/2019
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On this mini-episode of Margin Call, the crew kicks off the New Year with the graphic novel fairy tale that brings up the important question of kissing consent in today's society.

Duration:00:08:47

30. You're Not By Yourself

12/25/2018
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On this week's episode of Margin Call, guest host Eming Piansay, Charles Jones, Amelia Gonzalez and Ann Bassette discuss the mental health, Kanye West, Pete Davidson and which celebrity is the current "poster child" for mental illness.

Duration:00:32:28

29. Sex vs The Internet

12/18/2018
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On this episode, the Margin Call crew takes on tech topics, which leads to a discussion on whether the internet is to blame for recent reports that young people are having less sex.

Duration:00:37:27

28. The Personal Impact of Natural Disasters

12/11/2018
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On this episode of Margin Call, we welcome two women with recent firsthand experience of the impact of natural disasters. Dayna Willis did animal rescue work during the recent California fires, and Wendi Thomason's mother lost her home in Hurricane Harvey. They joined the Margin Call crew to share their experiences and discuss the personal and profound ways in which natural disasters affect people's lives.

Duration:00:27:26

27. Caravan Context

12/4/2018
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On this episode of Margin Call, Kwest On Borderless Editor Sheerly Avni shares her experience doing aid work with members of the migrant caravan as they passed through Mexico City. Also featuring Amelia Gonzalez and Eming Piansay.

Duration:00:37:41

26. Art vs The Internet

11/27/2018
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On this episode of Margin Call, visual artists Josue Rojas and Destyni Swoope discuss their craft and how digital imagery has changed the art world.

Duration:00:30:21

25. A Bloody Mattress in Oakland

11/20/2018
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The Margin Call crew attempts to solve the mystery of a blood-soaked mattress found on a street in Oakland, which leads to a discussion about homeless encampments, real estate, gentrification, and mayoral politics. This may well be the first in a series about displacement in the San Francisco Bay Area, so stay tuned.

Duration:00:39:54

24. Midterm Election-Palooza

11/13/2018
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On this episode of Margin Call, we gather the crew to discuss the implications of the midterm elections. With special guest Lateefah Simon.

Duration:01:02:57

23. Walla Walla Blockchain

11/6/2018
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On this week's episode, Margin Call welcomes Sundown Hazen, who explains how he mines cryptocurrency from his home in Walla Walla, Washington. We also hear from Silvano Pontoniere, who calls in from Germany to explain why Germans don't use social media. (Hint: it's bad for you)

Duration:00:33:14

22. Horn of Hope

10/30/2018
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This week, Margin Call welcomes Anisa Liban, a 22 year old woman who founded a humanitarian organization focused on empowering young women and girls around the world. We talk about access to clean water and education and how international issues mirror domestic ones.

Duration:00:27:33

21. Editorial Extravaganza Part 2

10/23/2018
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In part two of Margin Call's Editorial Extravaganza, Amelia proves that she has friends by outlining the accomplishments of a human rights activist and a nobel laureate, while the crew debates why there are fewer African Americans playing baseball.

Duration:00:23:30

20. Editorial Extravaganza Part 1

10/16/2018
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On this episode, the Margin Call crew gathers for its editorial meeting, debating whether Post Malone is a rapper and if Melania Trump is the most bullied person in the world. There was so much content, we had to split it into two episodes. Stay tuned for Episode 2.

Duration:00:35:08

19. Anti-Corporate Cannabis

10/9/2018
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On this episode of Margin Call, the crew welcomes Nina Parks, the founder and CEO of Mirage Medicinal, a cannabis delivery service based in San Francisco, to discuss issues of parity and social justice in the booming legal cannabis industry.

Duration:00:39:38

18. All Tears Matter

10/2/2018
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This week, guest host Eming Piansay leads the Margin Call crew in a discussion of Brett Kavanaugh's recent senate testimony.

Duration:00:33:49

17. The Filipino Star Wars

9/25/2018
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This week on Margin Call, we welcome documentary director Marissa Aroy, who is working on her third film chronicling the history of Filipinos and Filipino-Americans.

Duration:00:32:47

16. Good Movies vs Best Picture

9/18/2018
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In order to lure viewers back to the annual Oscars telecast, the Academy has proposed adding a second best picture category to make room for the movies people actually watch and enjoy (basically, Marvel movies.) On this week’s episode, The Margin Call crew explores the possible ramifications.

Duration:00:35:30

15. The Colin Kaepernick-Jehova's Witness Connection

9/11/2018
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On this episode of Margin Call, the crew welcomes Kwest On contributor Andre Baca, who explores the connection between Colin Kaepernick's protest and his own experience growing up as a Jehova's witness. Also featuring Charles Jones, Paul Billingsley, and Eming Piansay.

Duration:00:37:06

14. Autotune for Your Face

9/4/2018
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On this week's episode of Margin Call, the crew discusses beauty standards in the age of the selfie. Kwest On contributors Eming Piansay and Amelia Gonzalez share their experiences with FaceTune, a selfie-editing app that identifies and digitally eliminates flaws and blemishes in users' photos.

Duration:00:35:44