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Insightful and informative interviews and conversations.

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This is why NPR and the Bay Area are the best!

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36 Ratings
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33
2
0
1
0

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!

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Your Call

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

Media Roundtable: The Popular Revolt in Chile & Tuesday’s Off-Year Election Results

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On this edition of Your Call’s Friday Media Roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the ongoing mass protests in Chile, which began with public anger against a three percent public transport fare hike, but it broadened to become a mass demonstration against neoliberalism and rising inequality.

Nov 08 2019

51mins

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What Is The Future Of Justice For Palestine?

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On this edition of Your Call, we speak with human rights attorney Noura Erakat, author of the new book Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine .

Nov 12 2019

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Nina Haft & Company Debuts New Performance On Animals And Extinction

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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Nina Haft & Company about their new immersive performance, 'Precarious Pod', which explores animals and extinction.

Nov 14 2019

53mins

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One Planet: The Trump Administration's Rapid Expansion Of Drilling And Mining On Public Lands

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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll rebroadcast our conversation about the Trump administration’s policies to drastically increase oil and gas production and other commercial developments on protected lands across the country – from the Boundary Waters of Minnesota, to the red rock country of Utah, to pristine wild places in California.

Nov 11 2019

51mins

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Impeachment Hearings Recap: Day One

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Nov 13 2019

12mins

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Media Roundtable: Anti-Government Protests In Iran & The Iran Cables

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On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the deadly crackdown on nationwide anti- governmnet protests in Iran, which were sparked by steep hikes in fuel prices.

Nov 22 2019

51mins

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After Chicago's Eleven-Day Teachers' Strike, What Will It Take To Fully Fund Public Education?

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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about teachers’ strikes sweeping the country with public education advocate Diane Ravitch.

Nov 06 2019

52mins

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One Planet: The Legacy Of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Testing In The Marshall Islands

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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, LA Times’ investigative reporter Susanne Rust will discuss her investigation about the impacts of climate change and sea level rise on the Marshall Islands, where a concrete dome holds more than three million cubic feet of radioactive waste left over from the United States’ nuclear tests.

Nov 18 2019

53mins

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Dance Mission Theater Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary with 'Adelante'

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On this edition of Your Call, we speak with members of San Francisco’s Dance Mission Theater in celebration of their 20th anniversary.

Nov 07 2019

52mins

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How Are Vulnerable Communities & Small Businesses Coping After The Kincade Fire?

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On this edition of Your Call, we'll find out how people affected by the Kincade fire are coping after being evacuated and losing power.

Nov 05 2019

53mins

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Media Roundtable: The Plight Of China's Uighurs & The Working Homeless in Salinas, CA

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On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we’ll discuss the “China Cables,” an unprecedented cache of classified government documents obtained by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. They reveal the internal workings of detention camps holding over a million Uighurs and other ethnic minorities in China.

Dec 06 2019

52mins

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Photographs of Japanese American Internees & Their Families, Then & Now

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On this edition of Your Call, distinguished photographer and videographer Paul Kitagaki discusses his new book, Behind Barbed Wire: The Search for Japanese Americans Incarcerated During World War II.

Dec 05 2019

51mins

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One In Five US Adults Live With A Mental Illness — What Will It Take To Get Them The Care They Need?

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On this edition of Your Call, Dr. Ken Rosenberg discusses his new book, Bedlam: An Intimate Journey Into America’s Mental Health Crisis .

Dec 03 2019

51mins

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One Planet: SoCalGas' Campaign Against Building Electrification & The Keystone Pipeline Oil Leak

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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we will have a conversation about how SoCalGas, California’s largest gas utility, has been exerting its financial and political muscle to promote biogas — which the industry markets as "renewable gas" — as a better solution than renewable electricity.

Dec 02 2019

52mins

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Dr. LaNada War Jack On Native Resistance

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On this edition of Your Call, Dr. LaNada War Jack joins us to discuss her new book, Native Resistance: An Intergenerational Fight for Survival and Life . Dr. War Jack, a member of the Shoshone Bannock Tribes, was the first Native student at UC Berkeley in 1968 and one of the leaders of the Occupation of Alcatraz in 1969.

Nov 29 2019

52mins

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'This Land Is Their Land' -- The Real History Of Thanksgiving

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On this edition of Your Call, Professor David Silverman will discuss his new book, This Land is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving.

Nov 27 2019

50mins

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What Can We Do To Alleviate, And Ultimately End Hunger In The US?

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On this edition of Your Call, we'll check in with those on the frontlines in the fight against hunger. According to Feeding America, more than 37 million people, including 11 million children, struggle with hunger in the United States. In some of the wealthiest areas of the country, demand for food is on the rise. With the holidays approaching, organizations that feed the hungry say demand is growing. How are they keeping up? What can we do to alleviate, and ultimately end hunger in the US? Guests:

Nov 26 2019

53mins

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One Planet: Why Has California Lost 90 Percent Of Its Kelp Forests?

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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, environmental scientist Laura Rogers-Bennett will discuss the alarming decline of underwater kelp forests and the explosion of kelp eating purple sea urchins off of California's coast.

Nov 25 2019

52mins

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Media Roundtable: Anti-Government Protests In Iran & The Iran Cables

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On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the deadly crackdown on nationwide anti- governmnet protests in Iran, which were sparked by steep hikes in fuel prices.

Nov 22 2019

51mins

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One Planet: The Legacy Of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Testing In The Marshall Islands

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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, LA Times’ investigative reporter Susanne Rust will discuss her investigation about the impacts of climate change and sea level rise on the Marshall Islands, where a concrete dome holds more than three million cubic feet of radioactive waste left over from the United States’ nuclear tests.

Nov 18 2019

53mins

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Nina Haft & Company Debuts New Performance On Animals And Extinction

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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Nina Haft & Company about their new immersive performance, 'Precarious Pod', which explores animals and extinction.

Nov 14 2019

53mins

Play

Impeachment Hearings Recap: Day One

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Nov 13 2019

12mins

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What Is The Future Of Justice For Palestine?

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On this edition of Your Call, we speak with human rights attorney Noura Erakat, author of the new book Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine .

Nov 12 2019

53mins

Play

One Planet: The Trump Administration's Rapid Expansion Of Drilling And Mining On Public Lands

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Read more
On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll rebroadcast our conversation about the Trump administration’s policies to drastically increase oil and gas production and other commercial developments on protected lands across the country – from the Boundary Waters of Minnesota, to the red rock country of Utah, to pristine wild places in California.

Nov 11 2019

51mins

Play

Media Roundtable: The Popular Revolt in Chile & Tuesday’s Off-Year Election Results

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On this edition of Your Call’s Friday Media Roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the ongoing mass protests in Chile, which began with public anger against a three percent public transport fare hike, but it broadened to become a mass demonstration against neoliberalism and rising inequality.

Nov 08 2019

51mins

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Dance Mission Theater Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary with 'Adelante'

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On this edition of Your Call, we speak with members of San Francisco’s Dance Mission Theater in celebration of their 20th anniversary.

Nov 07 2019

52mins

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After Chicago's Eleven-Day Teachers' Strike, What Will It Take To Fully Fund Public Education?

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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about teachers’ strikes sweeping the country with public education advocate Diane Ravitch.

Nov 06 2019

52mins

Play

How Are Vulnerable Communities & Small Businesses Coping After The Kincade Fire?

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On this edition of Your Call, we'll find out how people affected by the Kincade fire are coping after being evacuated and losing power.

Nov 05 2019

53mins

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Media Roundtable: Protests in Iraq, Fires in Southern California & The UAW-GM Deal

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On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the historic mass uprising in Iraq. In spite of the government’s brutal crackdown, millions of Iraqis are continuing to protest calling for the downfall of the sectarian and corrupt political system.

Nov 01 2019

52mins

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The Past, Present & Future of PG&E, California's Largest Utility

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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the history and future of PG&E, California's largest utility.

Oct 31 2019

53mins

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