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Assorted stories from KALW-FM.

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How are medical professionals addressing gun violence?

11/13/2018
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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.

Duration:00:53:00

One Planet: The price we pay for perpetual war

11/12/2018
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What are the psychological, environmental, and economic costs of war? That’s the question a number of contributors explore in The War and Environment Reader , edited by Gar Smith.

Duration:00:51:12

Media Roundtable: The midterm elections, US shootings

11/9/2018
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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.

Duration:00:53:09

How are filmmakers bringing authentic representation of Native people to the screen?

11/8/2018
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On this edition of Your Call, join our conversation with three of the filmmakers featured at this year's 43rd annual American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco.

Duration:00:52:23

Your Call Election Special: California's election results -- What do they reveal and what's next?

11/7/2018
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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...

Duration:00:52:58

What do the midterm results reveal about the country and what's next?

11/7/2018
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On this edition of Your Call, we analyze the results of the 2018 midterm election.

Duration:00:52:00

Voter turnout has already broken records: Will we see a blue wave?

11/6/2018
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On this edition of Your Call, we discuss what’s at stake in the 2018 midterms. Voters have already turned out in record numbers. We've seen long lines across the country.

Duration:00:51:56

One Planet: Climate change & the midterm elections

11/5/2018
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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.

Duration:00:52:13

Media Roundtable: Voting machines, election security & the rise of the far right in Brazil

11/2/2018
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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.?

Duration:00:53:04

Which races and issues will determine who controls Congress?

11/1/2018
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss key House and Senate races.

Duration:00:53:03

Your Call Election Special: California Congressional races to watch

10/31/2018
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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.

Duration:00:53:05

Midterm spending expected to reach record-breaking $5.2 billion

10/31/2018
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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.

Duration:00:51:58

How will massive voter suppression affect the midterms? What's being done about it?

10/30/2018
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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.

Duration:00:52:59

One Planet: Science and politics, from the Cold War to the present

10/29/2018
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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet series, historian Dr. Audra Wolfe joins us to discuss her new book, Freedom’s Laboratory: The Cold War Struggle for the Soul of Science.

Duration:00:52:23

Media Roundtable: Glenn Silber's Vietnam-era documentary 'The War At Home,' & coverage of refugees

10/26/2018
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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.

Duration:00:53:23

Scott David exposes the horrors of high speed slaughterhouse kill lines

10/25/2018
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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...

Duration:00:52:04

Barbara Kingsolver paints a portrait of American precarity in "Unsheltered"

10/24/2018
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On this edition of Your Call, we speak with Barbara Kingsolver about her new novel Unsheltered , a portrait of struggle, loss, and renewal in precarious times.

Duration:00:51:51

Your Call Election Special: An interview with US Senate hopeful Kevin de León

10/24/2018
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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.

Duration:00:53:31

Anand Giridharadas: Wealthy elites "giving back" won't change systems of inequality

10/23/2018
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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.

Duration:00:51:58

One Planet: The deadly business of building oil and gas pipelines

10/22/2018
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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.'

Duration:00:52:01