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Sunday, February 03, 2008

This week on Your Call Radio

Here's what's coming up on Your Call, a live call-in radio show. Listen from 11 am - noon PST on KALW 91.7 FM in San Francisco or online. You can also podcast the show.

*Monday - How do the presidential candidates differ on military spending, the global economy, and trade?

Military spending in the U.S. ($623 billion) exceeds the rest of the world combined, yet the candidates are rarely, if ever, asked about it. On Monday, the Pentagon will release its proposed 2009 budget of $515.4 billion. The Bush administration has increased baseline military spending by 30 percent. Will this change under an Obama or Clinton administration?

Guests: Chalmers John son, author of "Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic," and Todd Tucker, research director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch

Chalmers Johnson, TomDispatch.com: "Going Bankrupt"

Glenn Greenwald, Salon.com: "The bipartisan consensus on U.S. military spending"

Iowa Fair Trade Campaign: Where do the candidates stand on trade?

*Tuesday - Who'd you vote for and why?

*Wednesday - We'll analyze the primary results

*Thursday - A conversation with Michael Pollan, author of In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto - Eat Food. Not Too Much. Mostly Plants!

*Friday - Media Roundtable - How did the media cover this week's news?

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