Lisa Rudman

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  • Role: Producer Group Staff

Recent Pieces from Lisa Rudman

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Kimberlé Crenshaw: Intersectionality (30:00)
From: Making Contact

Law Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw defined the concept of intersectionality 30 years ago. She developed that framework to understand how identities such as race, gender and ...
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Mrs. Hamer, Echoes (Encore) (29:59)
From: Making Contact

Civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer, spoke words that are all too relevant today. Today on Making Contact, you’ll hear archival recordings, and excerpts from a powerful new ...
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Data Boom! Rana Foroohar on Surveillance Capitalism (29:00)
From: Making Contact

The biggest tech companies generate enormous wealth and power by harvesting information about people. It’s called surveillance capitalism. This episode features journalist ...
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Texts Not Jails! Before and After Covid-19 via 70 Million (30:00)
From: Making Contact

Covid-19 has transformed jails and prisons into death traps. How are some communities jailing less people in the first place. After someone is arrested, there are multiple ...
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Essential: Gig Workers and COVID-19 (29:00)
From: Making Contact

Gig Workers, driver's for app companies such as Lyft and Uber, are struggling during COVID-19. They're considered essential workers, so they can still work but many of them ...
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Two Revolutions, Many Secrets (29:00)
From: Making Contact

In the midst of our dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s hard to imagine what stories we will ultimately tell our children and grandchildren. This week's episode is about ...
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Witch Hunts and Enclosures: Bodies, Land and Women (29:00)
From: Making Contact

Today, witch hunts are still happening, in places like East Timor, India and Cambodia. Federici, who never really left the subject of witch hunts, returns to the topic with ...
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Who Bombed Judi Bari? (29:00)
From: Making Contact

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 greed, and the violent ...
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Bad Math: the Risks of Artificial Intelligence (Encore) (30:03)
From: Making Contact

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 lives. We look at a kind of ...
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The Response: Reimagining Paradise in an Age of Disruption (29:59)
From: Making Contact

This week on Making Contact, we bring you a story about resilience and rebuilding after a megafire decimated parts of Northern California. This is episode six of The ...