A gunman killed 12 people and himself in Thousand Oaks, California last week. This latest massacre happened just over a week after 11 people were shot and killed at a synagogue in Pittsburgh. For years, doctors have called gun violence a public health crisis.
On this week’s media roundtable, we'll discuss coverage of the midterm elections. According to a Gallup Poll, healthcare and the economy were at the top of the list of voters’ concerns. Voters in Idaho, Nebraska and Utah approved initiatives to expand Medicaid, and Arkansas and Missouri voted for a higher minimum wage.
On this edition of Your Call’s Special Election Series, we'll discuss California's midterm elections results. Citizens voted on 11 statewide propositions, a slew of local measures and races, and the Governor's and Congressional races. What's next? Guests: David Dayen , contributor to The Intercept, and author of Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street's Great Foreclosure Fraud Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez , transportation and political reporter for the San Francisco...
On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll have a conversation about efforts to get green voters to the polls. According to the Environmental Voter Project, as many as 20 million registered voters list environmental issues as one of their top priorities, but historically, few turn out on Election Day.
On this edition of Your Call's media roundtable, we’ll discuss the vulnerabilities of electronic voting machines. In Texas, some voters say machines switching votes for the US Senate. In Georgia, the NAACP has filed a complaint over voting machine issues. We know these machines are problematic. Why are they still being used.?
Every Wednesday until Election Day on November 6th, Your Call will host a special second hour at 11 a.m. Each week Rose Aguilar and guests will discuss California's crucial races, propositions, and regional measures.
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss election spending in the 2018 midterms. This November’s election will be the costliest midterm ever , with the total amount of money raised expected to reach $5.2 billion.
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss voter suppression. Nearly 16 million voters were removed from the rolls across the country between 2014 and 2016, according to the Brennan Center for Justice.
On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, award winning filmmaker Glenn Silber discusses “The War at Home,” his Oscar nominated documentary that chronicles the University of Wisconsin’s anti-war movement from 1963 to 1973.
On this edition of Your Call, we speak with Scott David, who has filmed footage exposing animal abuse at slaughterhouses for the animal rights group Compassion over Killing. The Trump administration wants to increase the slaughterhouse kill lines for chickens and pigs. At some slaughterhouses, 140 chickens and 21 pigs are killed every minute. David exposed the horrors of a high speed pilot program after working undercover inside of a pig slaughterhouse. What do we need to know about how...
Every Wednesday until Election Day on November 6th, Your Call will host a special second hour at 11am. Each week Rose Aguilar and guests will discuss California's crucial races, propositions, and regional measures.
On this edition of Your Call, we speak with Anand Giridharadas about his new book, Winners Take All, which exposes the contradiction of wealthy change agents pushing solutions that leave the systems that allowed them to get rich – at others’ expense – untouched.
On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet series, investigative journalist Antonia Juhasz joins us to discuss her latest Pacific Standard cover story called 'Death on the Dakota Access: An investigation into the deadly business of building oil and gas pipelines.'