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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515 Pieces

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


Pieces

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Master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, Remember This House. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examina...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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According to Ytasha Womack, use of the imagination for self-development and social change is one of the greatest tenets of Afrofuturism. This show ...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Feb 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Stacey Patton
We speak with author Dr. Stacey Patton about her book, Spare the Kids: Why Whupping Won't Save Black America. The book examines the unique cultural...

Bought by WVAS and WFHB


  • Added: Feb 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Michelle Alexander, Mark Lamont Hill and Vonya Quarles discuss the modern prison abolition movement, what's changed in the past ten years, and the ...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Jan 29, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pavlos Fyssas, Greek anti-fascist rapper who was killed in 2013 by self-professed member of the Golden Dawn Party
This episode explores the past and present of the far right and anti-fascism. We begin with the murder investigation of anti-fascist rapper, Pavlos...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Heather Booth, founder of the Jane Collective, Credit: from the documentary about her by Lilly Rivkin.
In a special 2 part program by Making Contact we explore new safe at-home abortion options and the growing movement for "self-managed abortions.”

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and WFHB


  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Floricel Liborio Ramos in Northern California., Credit: 70 Million
A handful of companies are making millions off of ankle monitors strapped to undocumented immigrants in ICE custody. The makers pitch the monitors...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Jan 08, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Book Art, Credit: Paul Kivel
We speak with author Paul Kivel about his book, Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice. The discussion offers a framework f...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Dec 28, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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There were thousands of organizers, activists and local social justice leaders around the world who died in 2018. As we do every December, we brin...

Bought by KVSC and WFHB


  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Thousands of Guatemalans are recovering from the eruption of a volcano called Fuego - Spanish for "fire" - which took place in the summer of 2018. ...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 29:59