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What would confirming Kavanaugh mean for sexual assault survivors?

9/25/2018
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On this edition of Your Call, we discuss the allegations of two women who have accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

Duration:00:52:01

One Planet: The Poison Papers reveal chemical industry secrets in the US

9/24/2018
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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet series, we’ll have a conversation with Dr. Jonathan Latham, the director of the Poison Papers, a vast trove of chemical industry and regulatory agency documents and correspondence stretching back to the 1920s.

Duration:00:52:59

Media Roundtable: Former banker Nomi Prins says central bankers are still rigging the economy

9/21/2018
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On this edition of Your Call, former investment banker Nomi Prins discusses her new book, Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World.

Duration:00:49:25

Journalist Charlie Leduff's "Sh*tshow" skewers the US media and politicians

9/20/2018
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In breathless mainstream coverage of national crises, the realities on the ground are being lost, says journalist Charlie Leduff.

Duration:00:47:11

What will it take to restore power to the majority?

9/19/2018
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll speak with labor organizer Jane McAlevey and historian Nancy MacLean about how democracy has been undermined by big money, and how to win it back.

Duration:00:49:33

Your Call Election Special: CA Prop 3 debate & voter information guide

9/19/2018
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Every Wednesday through Election Day on November 6th, Rose Aguilar will host a special second hour of Your Call at 11am focusing on California's crucial races, propositions, and regional measures.

Duration:00:48:28

How is the reproductive justice movement changing the conversation about abortion?

9/18/2018
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Activist Loretta Ross and scholar Rickie Solinger wrote their new book Reproductive Justice: An Introduction to go beyond the pro-choice vs. anti-abortion debates that dominate headlines.

Duration:00:47:36

One Planet: What is fish oil doing to our health and the ocean's ecosystem?

9/17/2018
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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll have a conversation with award winning journalist Paul Greenberg about his new book, The Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for a Long Life and a Healthier Planet .

Duration:00:47:31

Media Roundtable: The connections between Donald Trump and the Russian mafia

9/14/2018
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On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll have a conversation with investigative reporter Criag Unger about his new book House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia.

Duration:00:49:39

James Loewen discusses the new edition of "Lies My Teacher Told Me"

9/13/2018
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On today’s edition of Your Call, we talk with sociologist James Loewen about how history textbooks get things wrong, and how these inaccuracies often obscure or erase oppression and violence.

Duration:00:47:05

Lawrence Lessig analyzes how corrupt institutions erode the common good

9/12/2018
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll talk with law professor Lawrence Lessig, who has spent much of his career trying to fix our broken political system.

Duration:00:48:07

Your Call Election Special: Proposition C debate on business taxes for homeless services

9/12/2018
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Every Wednesday through Election Day on November 6th, Rose Aguilar will host a special second hour of Your Call at 11am focusing on California's crucial races, propositions, and regional measures. This week, we’ll host a debate on San Francisco’s Proposition C. The measure would raise taxes on large businesses by an average of a half-percent to fund homeless services.

Duration:00:48:18

Rebecca Solnit on the importance of calling things by their true names

9/11/2018
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On this edition of Your Call, we talk with writer Rebecca Solnit who says the revolt against brutality begins with a revolt against the language that hides brutality.

Duration:00:47:02

Sol2Sol: The Indigenous and POC-led alternative to the Global Climate Action Summit

9/10/2018
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This week, California Governor Jerry Brown is co-chairing the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, which is bringing together business executives and politicians to discuss solutions to climate change. Many grassroots activists say the summit is too focused on market based approaches that do not prioritize people on the front lines, especially people of color and indigenous communities. They’re hosting a parallel gathering called Solidarity to Solutions. We’ll speak with Sol2Sol...

Duration:00:51:59

Media Roundtable: Wheeler's EPA & and the Nationwide Prison Strike

9/7/2018
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On September 8, people in cities around the world are taking to the streets to call on local leaders to commit to transitioning to 100 percent renewable energy. The actions in San Francisco will coincide with the Global Climate Action Summit. We'll discuss coverage. We'll also talk about the Environmental Protection Agency under Andrew Wheeler, the man who replaced Scott Pruitt. Also, the nationwide prison strike comes to end on Sunday. In April, seven prisoners were killed at the South...

Duration:00:53:10

New environmental films inspiring action

9/6/2018
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What are some of the must-see environmental films this year? From September 6th through the 13th, the San Francisco Green Film Fest is highlighting a number of films focusing on water, fire, air, and earth.

Duration:00:51:55

Your Call Election Special: Proposition 10 debate & the future of rent control in California

9/5/2018
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Every Wednesday through Election Day on November 6th, Rose Aguilar will host a special second hour of Your Call at 11am focusing on California's crucial races, propositions, and regional measures.

Duration:00:53:00

Former FEC Chair Ann Ravel discusses her resignation and money in politics

9/5/2018
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In 2017, Federal Elections Committee chair Ann Ravel resigned saying: “The mission of the FEC is essential to ensuring a fair electoral process. Yet, since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, our political campaigns have been awash in unlimited, often dark, money.”

Duration:00:51:54

Remembering Stan Brock, founder of Remote Area Medical (RAM)

9/4/2018
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On this special edition of Your Call, we remember Stan Brock, founder of Remote Area Medical (RAM), an all-volunteer mobile medical clinic that’s been traveling to cities across the United States offering free healthcare since 1992.

Duration:00:12:30

Judge Brett Kavanaugh's hearings begin with protests

9/4/2018
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What does Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s record tell us about what kind of Supreme Court Justice he would be? What would his confirmation mean for crucial issues like abortion, LGBTQ rights, affirmative action, and gun control?

Duration:00:39:27