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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500 Pieces

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


Pieces

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Most of us have a home to shelter in place during COVID -19. But what about the homeless? We take a look at life on the street before COVID-19, fol...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 13, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Silvia Federici
Today, witch hunts are still happening, in places like East Timor, India and Cambodia. Federici, who never really left the subject of witch hunts, ...

Bought by WFHB


  • Added: Apr 08, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Glenbow Flu 1918
In 1918, humanity faced a deadly global pandemic-- the Spanish Flu. How did those who lived a century before us respond to the crisis, and what we ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Apr 01, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, many Americans are worried about their health insurance. The cost of treating the illness, if a patient en...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Ian Haney López, Credit: YouTube
On this edition of Making Contact, acclaimed author Ian Haney López talks about his new book - Merge Left: Fusing Race and Class, Winning Elections...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Virginia voter gets election materials from polling station worker before voting in US presidential election, Nov. 8, 2016., Credit: D. Block / VOA (Public Domain)
Election protection is increasingly seen as a critical issue in the US. From gerrymandering and voter purges, to precinct closures and problems wit...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Mar 07, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Our radio adaptation of the film, Who Bombed Judi Bari?, explores Judi Bari’s bold activism to save the Redwood Forest in the face of corporate gre...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Mar 03, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We think of Artificial Intelligence as being the stuff of science fiction movies, set far in the future. But it's already having an impact on our l...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2020
  • Length: 30:03
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This week on Making Contact, we bring you a story about resilience and rebuilding after a megafire decimated parts of Northern California. This is ...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 14, 2020
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Inex Bordeaux holds up a sign while doing street outreach in north St. Louis to raise awareness about the Close the Workhouse campaign., Credit: Carolina Hidalgo
Five years after Michael Browns death at the hands of a police officer galvanized criminal justice reform activists in St. Louis, they're gaining s...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Jan 31, 2020
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1