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Most Recent Episodes

Your Call: How gerrymandering undermines democracy

We'll have a conversation about gerrymandering and how it shapes the US electoral map.

Your Call: Corporate monopolies and growing economic inequality

We'll have a conversation about the rise of corporate monopolies in light of Amazon's $13.7 billion bid to buy Whole Foods.

Your Call: Brexit, the Grenfell fire, & the exploitation of US truck drivers

This week, we'll discuss coverage of the Grenfell Tower fire in west London, which killed at least 79 people. The tragedy has turned attention to deregulation, austerity and growing inequality in the UK.

Your Call: Brexit, the Grenfell fire, & the exploitation of US truck drivers

Your Call: What will it take to end hunger in the US?

Anti-hunger activist Andy Fisher joins us to discuss his new book, Big Hunger: The Unholy Alliance between Corporate America and Anti-Hunger Groups.

Your Call: Whistleblower at the CIA

Former intelligence analyst for the CIA, Melvin Goodman joins us to discuss his new book, Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider's Account of the Politics of Intelligence .

Your Call: A modern debtors' prison? Examining pretrial detention and the bail bond system

Does the pretrial detention and bail bond system embolden predatory practices?

Your Call: A modern debtors' prison? Examining pretrial detention and the bail bond system

Your Call: California's water heist

Who controls California's water? We'll revisit our conversation about the documentary "Water & Power: A California Heist."

Your Call: How should journalists cover mass shootings?

This week we'll talk about the shootings at a practice for a Republican Congressional baseball team outside of DC. We'll also look at media coverage of mass shootings in general, including yesterday's shooting at a UPS facility here in San Francisco. These events often trigger brief discussions of the pros and cons of gun control. And then the dialogue fizzles. How can journalists help take the conversation further? Mark Hertsgaard is guest host. Guests: Mark Follman, national affairs editor at Mother Jones Amanda Marcotte, politics writer for Salon Kurtis Lee, political reporter for the Los Angeles Times Resources: Kudos: Vox: We asked 8 Senate Republicans to explain what their health bill is trying to do LA Times: In a time when the country is deeply divided, baseball unites NY Times: The Mortification of Jeff Sessions Mother Jones: Sessions: Trump Never Showed Interest in Russian Hacking Mother Jones: The Most Shocking Revelation From the Sessions Hearing --- SF Gate: UPS gunman had

Your Call: Regulating ride-hailing

We're following up on our conversation about regulating the ride-hailing industry.

Your Call: Free speech on college and university campuses

What's the right way to do free speech on campus?

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