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KALW's call-in show: Politics and culture, dialogue and debate.

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Terrific

By sfginia - Jul 27 2017
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Insightful and informative interviews and conversations.

Fabulous! (^_^)☆

By Mike272 - Jun 05 2011
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This is why NPR and the Bay Area are the best!

iTunes Ratings

41 Ratings
Average Ratings
36
2
0
3
0

Terrific

By sfginia - Jul 27 2017
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Insightful and informative interviews and conversations.

Fabulous! (^_^)☆

By Mike272 - Jun 05 2011
Read more
This is why NPR and the Bay Area are the best!
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Your Call

Latest release on Jul 10, 2020

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KALW's call-in show: Politics and culture, dialogue and debate.

Media Roundtable: Henry Wallace & The Fight For The Soul Of The Democratic Party

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On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we are speaking with the Nation’s John Nichols about his new book The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party: The Enduring Legacy of Henry Wallace's Anti-Fascist, Anti-Racist Politics .

Jul 10 2020

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We Speak For Ourselves: A Word From Forgotten Black America

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On this edition of Your Call, we're speaking with best-selling author and Salon's Editor-At-Large D. Watkins about his new book We Speak for Ourselves: A Word from Forgotten Black America .

Jul 09 2020

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Rent Moratoriums Are Expiring. What Will It Take To Prevent Mass Evictions?

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On this edition of Your Call, we'll find out what’s being done to prevent a massive eviction crisis from happening across the country. A backlog of eviction cases is already moving through the court system and it could get worse as unemployment benefits run out.

Jul 08 2020

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After COVID Outbreaks In California's Prisons, Advocates Call For Emergency Release Of Inmates

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On this edition of Your Call, we're discussing the alarming number of coronavirus cases in California’s prisons. According to the California Department of Corrections Tracker , there are now 5,365 confirmed cases inside the state's 35 prisons. The official death toll is 28.

Jul 07 2020

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One Planet: The Struggle For Environmental Justice In Louisiana's 'Cancer Alley'

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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet series, w e're discussing the environmental and health impacts of hundreds of chemical and oil industry plants on those who live along a polluted stretch of the Mississippi River. Residents refer to the region as 'Cancer Alley' or 'Death Alley.'

Jul 06 2020

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Media Roundtable: Coverage Of Native History & The Truth About California Missions

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On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we're remembering the late award-winning journalist Elias Castillo by rebroadcasting our conversation about his book Cross of Thorns: The Enslavement of California's Indians by the Spanish Missions. The violent mission system claimed the lives of more than 62,000 Indians.

Jul 03 2020

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Dockworkers Continue The Fight For Racial And Economic Justice

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On this edition of Your Call, we're speaking with history Professor Peter Cole, author of the book Dockworker Power: Race and Activism in Durban and the San Francisco Bay Area .

Jul 02 2020

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How Are Educators Using This Moment To Teach The True History Of The US?

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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll speak with educators about how they teach subjects not taught or taught inaccurately today’s US history books. With Black Lives Matter actions happening across the country and the removal of statues depicting racist history, how do teachers plan to use this moment to educate students about the true history of this country?

Jul 01 2020

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How COVID-19 Has Further Exposed Racial Health Disparities

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On this edition of Your Call, we're speaking with doctors about how the COVID pandemic has disproportionately impacted communities of color. According to The COVID Racial Data Tracker , Black people account for 23 percent of COVID-related deaths, despite making up only 13 percent of the US population.

Jun 30 2020

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Johnson & Johnson To Pay $2B To Women With Cancer

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Last week, a Missouri appeals court ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $2.1 billion in damages to women who said they developed ovarian cancer after using the company's talcum products contaminated with asbestos. So far, more than 19,000 women have sued the company.

Jun 29 2020

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One Planet: What Are The Consequences Of The Arctic's Rising Temperatures?

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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we are discussing the impacts of the climate crisis on the Arctic's rising temperatures. A town in Siberia recently soared to more than 100 degrees Fahrenheit. I f that measurement is verified, it would be the highest temperature ever recorded above the Arctic Circle.

Jun 29 2020

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Media Roundtable: Brazil's COVID Pandemic, Abortion In The US & Oakland School Board Ousts Police

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On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we're discussing the Coronavirus crisis in Brazil. The country now has the second-highest COVID-19 death toll in the world after the US. More than one million people have been infected and over 50,000 have died.

Jun 26 2020

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The Trump Administration Ignored The Warnings. COVID Is Now Surging. What's Next?

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On this edition of Your Call, we'll get an update on COVID-19 cases, which are surging. The United States reported 36,880 new cases on Wednesday, the largest one-day total since the start of the pandemic.

Jun 25 2020

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CA Senate Votes On Bill Guaranteeing Garment Workers The State's Minimum Wage

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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll get an update on the Garment Worker Protection Act or Senate Bill 1399 , which would guarantee a minimum wage for California’s garment workers. The Senate is voting on the bill today.

Jun 24 2020

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Dreamers Celebrate Supreme Court Ruling. What Will It Take To Create A Path To Citizenship?

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On this edition of Your Call, we're discussing last week's Supreme Court decision to block the Trump Administration from ending DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

Jun 23 2020

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One Planet: The Devastating Consequences Of Environmental Racism

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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we're speaking with science writer Harriet Washington about her latest book A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind.

Jun 22 2020

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Media Roundtable: Why The US Was Unprepared For COVID-19, Juneteenth Labor Actions & Police Unions

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On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we're speaking with FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith about The Virus: What Went Wrong, a new documentary that traces the Trump administration’s failure to prepare and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 19 2020

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America: What Went Wrong? The Crisis Deepens

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On this edition of Your Call, we're speaking with Pulitzer-prize winning investigative reporter James Steele, co-author of the updated version of America: What Went Wrong? The Crisis Deepens .

Jun 18 2020

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CA Bill Would Guarantee Garment Workers The State's Minimum Wage

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On this edition of Your Call, we’re discussing California Senate Bill 1399 , which is being voted on tomorrow. The bill would guarantee the state's minimum wage for garment workers. They are currently paid per piece.

Jun 17 2020

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How Can We Ensure A Fair And Safe Presidential Election?

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On this edition of Your Call, we're speaking with David Daley, author of the new book Unrigged: How Americans Are Battling Back to Save Democracy .

Jun 17 2020

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iTunes Ratings

41 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Terrific

By sfginia - Jul 27 2017
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Insightful and informative interviews and conversations.

Fabulous! (^_^)☆

By Mike272 - Jun 05 2011
Read more
This is why NPR and the Bay Area are the best!