Making Contact

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Making Contact, is an award-winning, 29-minute weekly magazine/documentary-style public affairs program heard on over 160 radio stations in the USA, Canada and elsewhere. Making Contact is committed to in-depth critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news. - Ordinary people talk about how public policy affects their daily lives, families and communities, and share positive ways to solve problems. - Most shows are “evergreen” – can be played any time. See years of archived documentaries are available. - Excellent production quality and customer service.

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504 Pieces

An international radio program that links people, vital ideas, and important information


Pieces

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Activists in the Latinx immigrant community of Los Angeles share what they do to take care of their mental health. Self-care becomes a “selfless ac...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: A U.S. Park Service Police Officer takes video of spectators observing an incident in which the USPP had kettled a group of people at 12th and L NW in Washington, D.C., on Inauguration Day, 2017. , Credit: Douglas Fron
Journalists have been violently targeted by police and arrested alongside demonstrators at Black Lives Matter protests across the country. In this ...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: water vendor, Credit: wikimedia commons
On this episode of Making Contact, we will look at the privatization of our earth’s most precious resource – water. We will look at the ways people...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Our radio adaptation of the film, Let the Fire Burn. Directed by Jason Osder, examines the controversial, 1985 clash between police in Philadelphia...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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44 million Americans hold over 1.6 trillion dollars of student debt and the cost of higher education continues to skyrocket. This unpayable debt ca...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and WMMT


  • Added: Jun 30, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kimberlé Crenshaw, Credit: Annabel Clark
Law Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw defined the concept of intersectionality 30 years ago. She developed that framework to understand how identities s...

Bought by WFHB


  • Added: Jun 22, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Minneapolis Rally, May 29, 2020, Credit: Rebecca McDonald, BFresh Productions
The movement to uplift Black lives and to defund and dismantle police departments has grown to a point where it cannot be ignored. We’ll hear from ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jun 10, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer, spoke words that are all too relevant today. Today on Making Contact, you’ll hear archival recordings, and ex...

Bought by WHRV


  • Added: Jun 01, 2020
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rana Foroohar
The biggest tech companies generate enormous wealth and power by harvesting information about people. It’s called surveillance capitalism. This epi...

  • Added: May 26, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Covid-19 has transformed jails and prisons into death traps. How are some communities jailing less people in the first place. After someone is arre...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: May 18, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1