Advocacy & Activism

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"Robert Reich: 7 Reasons Trump's Corporate Tax Cuts Make No Sense" (4 minutes)

Donald Trump wants to cut the corporate tax rate from 35% to 15%. This would blow a massive hole in the federal budget while benefitting Trump's super-rich friends and business associates.

"The Laura Flanders Show" (25 minutes)

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"How Human Noise Affects Ocean Habitats" (12 minutes)

Oceanographer Kate Stafford lowers us into the sonically rich depths of the Arctic Ocean, where ice groans, whales sing to communicate over vast distances — and climate change and human noise threaten to alter the environment in ways we don't understand. Learn more about why this underwater soundscape matters and what we might do to protect it.

"The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz" (1 hour, 45 minutes)

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"The Call to Sanctuary: How to Create Safety in Your Community" (5.5 minutes)

The Trump agenda calls for a rush on deportations. That means we need a call to sanctuary now by keeping our communities safe and speaking out louder than ever before. Together we can protect the most vulnerable by pushing our cities and counties to take up Sanctuary and uphold the constitutional rights of all. There is plenty that you can do: Act now, act locally, with your faith community, or at school.

"The Laura Flanders Show”  (52.5 minutes)

Two episodes are featured this week:

In The Studio - Davis Adult Day Program

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Autumn Labbe-Renault hosts Dawn Myers Purkey, Program Director, Yolo Adult Day Health Center, and Cindi Royval Unger, Alzheimer's and Dementia Trainer.

yolohealthyaging.org

friendsofadultdayhealth.org

topics discussed include: who gets stressed and depressed, plans to develop Davis Adult Day program to serve frail elderly and their caregivers.

Recorded 05/18/17.

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"2017 High School Scholarship Essay Contest”  (1 hour, 23 minutes)

On April 30, 2017, Sacramento area high school students read and defended their

essays in response to this quotation from President Franklin Delano Roosevelt:

"Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are

prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is

education."

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"5 To Life Compassionate Release" (9 minutes)

The terminally ill deserve to die a dignified death with loved ones able to see
them go in peace. But for Allison's father, it was too late. Watch their story
about the agonizing struggle against time and red tape that is all too familiar
to too many Americans dealing with the criminal justice system.

"How Racism Makes Us Sick" (17.5 minutes)

In The Studio - Women's Health: Heart Disease

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Autumn Labbe-Renault hosts Amparo Villablanca, Prof. of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Heather Caswell, Women's Heart Health Advocate.

womenshearthealth.ucdavis.edu

topics discussed include: National Women's Health Week May 14-20, women's heart health and the work being done by UCDavis Women's Cardiovascular Medicine Program.

Recorded 03/30/17.