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San Francisco Bay Area public affairs.

San Francisco Bay Area public affairs.
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San Francisco Bay Area public affairs.

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City Visions: What can San Quentin inmates tell us about human nature?

2/12/2018
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February 12, 2018: Host Grace Won talks to Nigel Poor and Jody Lewen, both of whom work at San Quentin State Prison, often in active collaboration with inmates, and as such have a unique window into a world most of us never see. Nigel Poor is the co-host and co-producer of Ear Hustle , a podcast that features prisoners sharing their experience of prison life. Nigel is also a visual artist and professor of photography. Jody Lewen is the founder and Executive Director of the Prison University...

Duration:01:00:14

City Visions: The Bay's fight to save net neutrality

2/5/2018
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Host Ethan Elkind and guests discuss the Federal Communications Commission’s December repeal of Obama-era net neutrality rules, regulations designed to ensure a free and open internet.

Duration:00:58:59

City Visions: Assessing the Mental Health of Donald Trump and the Country that Elected Him

1/23/2018
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Host Joseph Pace and his distinguished guests assess the mental health of Donald Trump and the country that elected him. Is he crazy or crazy like a fox? Does his narcissism reflect the narcissism of American culture? And does his volatility pose a real danger to the American public? If so, what can we do about it? Guests : Dee Mosbacher , MD, PhD , psychiatrist, Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker, and contributor to The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and...

Duration:00:59:04

City Visions: Combating online violence and harassment

1/22/2018
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Host Joseph Pace and guests discuss how trolling and “doxing” or, posting someone’s personal information online, are increasingly being used as weapons to intimidate and harass.

Duration:01:00:07

City Visions: Why is California jittery about tax reform?

1/8/2018
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Californians are still sorting out what this bill means for them. Has the tax code been simplified, as Republicans contend? Who will be paying less tax? Additionally, state lawmakers are looking for ways to address the bill’s potential consequences to California. Last week, legislators floated policy proposals to blunt its impact. Will the elimination of state tax deductions impact the state budget? If wealthy Californians are incentivized to leave California for states with lower taxes,...

Duration:00:59:05

City Visions: Curbing the cost of prescription drugs

12/17/2017
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Host Joseph Pace and guests explore how California is addressing the price of prescription medicines.

Duration:00:59:20

Keeping the faith: religion in the Bay Area

12/11/2017
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What is the state of organized religion in the Bay Area? A pair of 2015 surveys found that Americans increasingly identify as "spiritual but not religious" and that San Francisco is the nation's second most religiously unaffiliated metro area.

Duration:00:59:37

City Visions: Why is the NFL inseparable from politics?

12/4/2017
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December 4, 2017: A discussion of the intersection of pro football, politics, and culture, both in the past and in the present.

Duration:00:59:01

City Visions: State Senator Scott Wiener

11/22/2017
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On November 27, 2017: Host Ethan Elkind sits down with State Senator Scott Wiener to discuss the housing crisis, homeless youth, LGBT rights and California's efforts to resist President Trump. Want to know what's going on in Sacramento? Tune in.

Duration:00:58:02

Ride-sharing in SF - boon or bust?

11/13/2017
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On November 13, 2017 City Visions with host Ethan Elkind discusses the impact of companies like Uber and Lyft on Bay Area traffic and transit.

Duration:00:58:40

City Visions: Assessing California vs. Trump, one year in

11/6/2017
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It's been almost a year since Donald Trump was elected president, and on issues from immigration to climate change, California's been putting up a fight. Host Joseph Pace and guests look at how our state has been influencing national law and policy, the limits of resistance, and the future of California's relationship with Washington. Guests: -Carla Marinucci, California Playbook reporter, Politico; former senior political writer, San Francisco Chronicle -Joe Eskenazi , editor-at-large,...

Duration:00:58:54

City Visions: Rebuilding the North Bay- a more fire-resilient future

10/30/2017
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Host Ethan Elkind and guests discuss rebuilding sustainable, fire-resilient communities in the North Bay.

Duration:00:59:07

City Visions: Homelessness experts talk solutions

10/23/2017
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San Francisco spends over $275 million a year on homelessness, but is progress being made? A walk through San Francisco's streets might suggest our homelessness problem is worse than ever.

Duration:00:58:58

City Visions: The problem and politics of sexual assault on the college campus

10/11/2017
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Too many young women experience rape or other forms of sexual assault during college. Can universities do more to prevent this from happening? Once there’s an allegation, can both the rights of the victim and the accused be protected? And when everyone wants students to be safe on campus, why is this issue now so political? Join the conversation as host Joseph Pace and guests explore the problem of sexual assault and the politics of how it is handled on the college campus. Guests :...

Duration:00:59:37

City Visions: SF Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru

10/2/2017
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On October 2, 2017: Did you know that workforce development, pothole repair, tree planting and public toilets all fall under the mantle of San Francisco's Department of Public Works?

Duration:00:58:50

City Visions: Is the Bay Area becoming more segregated?

9/25/2017
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While our region is one of the most diverse in the nation, both data and anecdotal evidence indicate that the area’s extraordinary economic growth in recent years has led to growing inequality.

Duration:00:59:32

City Visions: Getting into ‘The Heart of the Mission’ with Cary Cordova

9/18/2017
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Host Joseph Pace delves into the Mission District’s colorful political, cultural and artistic history with author, professor and San Francisco native, Cary Cordova.

Duration:00:58:28

City Visions: Silicon Valley actor Matt Ross

9/11/2017
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September 11, 2017: Host Ethan Elkind sits down with actor, director, writer - and Berkeley resident - Matt Ross. You may know Ross from his role as Hooli CEO Gavin Belson on the HBO show, Silicon Valley . He is also the writer and director of last year's critically acclaimed movie Captain Fantastic . Ross will discuss what inspired him to create this unusual, thought-provoking movie, as well as reflect on Silicon Valley - the place and the show - and perhaps offer some insight into who...

Duration:00:56:49

Innovations in supporting survivors of violent crime

8/28/2017
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August 28, 2017: Survivors of violent crime often suffer from the lingering effects of trauma for the rest of their lives.

Duration:01:01:29

City Visions: Are teen pregnancy prevention programs at risk?

8/21/2017
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Since 1991, teen pregnancies have declined by 67% in the United States. However, rates remain higher in the US than in other industrialized nations, and teen pregnancies have significant social and economic repercussions.

Duration:01:00:11

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