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Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call Radio since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.
In 2005, Rose took a six-month road trip through the so-called ‘red states’ to find out why people vote the way they do (or not) and what issues they care about. Red Highways: A Journey into the Heartland chronicles her experience.Rose has written for Al Jazeera English, Truthout, The Nation, and AlterNet. She’s currently working on a book about older women activists and a new radio show focusing on investigative journalism. She is a member of the Native American Journalists Association and mentor-editor for The OpEd Project, an organization that works to increase the range of voices we hear in the media.Before joining KALW, Rose published a newsletter about women’s issues and was a reporter and weekend host for CNET Radio, where she covered technology’s impact on society.  In college, she ran the TV and radio news departments and DJ’d a heavy metal show.Rose’s interests include hiking, camping, vegan living, animal rights, live music, and spending as much time underwater as possible. She volunteers for Students Rising Above, an organization that supports first generation college bound high school students.
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KALW’s call-in show: Politics and culture, dialogue and debate. Join the conversation at 1-866-798-TALK or e-mail feedback@yourcallradio.org Subscribe to the Your Call podcast on iTunes.

Web Exclusive: Homeless moms march on San Francisco’s City Hall
MAY 9, 2013

Earlier today, about 50 homeless mothers and children gathered on the steps of San Francisco City Hall calling on city supervisors to support initiatives that would help them. KALW’s Rose Aguilar was there and spoke with 63-year old Joyce Dawson.


radio-img-2Today on Your Call: What’s in store for the economy?

DEC 20, 2011

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Nomi Prins, author of Black Tuesday, a historical novel set during the 1929 stock market crash. How do lessons from the Depression era help us understand today’s economic crisis?


radio-img-3Today on Your Call: Where did you see the best media coverage this week?

DEC 16, 2011

This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of the payroll tax extension, and the renewal of unemployment benefits, which both expire at the end of the month. We’ll also discuss coverage of the eurozone crisis. We’ll be joined by The Huffington Post’s Arthur Delany, ProPublica’s Dafna Linzer, and the Globe and Mail’s Eric Reguly….


radio-img-4Today on Your Call: What should we occupy in 2012?

DEC 15, 2011

On today’s Your Call, we’ll talk about how the Occupy movement can continue to be effective.  On Monday, several west coast Occupiers shut down their ports, while other movements attempted to halt operations at Walmart headquarters.  What do you think the targets should be? ….
photo: JEFF CHIU / AP