Lisa Rudman

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  • Role: Producer Group Staff

Recent Pieces from Lisa Rudman

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Women Rising Radio: Women Challenge Capitalism (29:00)
From: Making Contact

Women Rising Radio #40 explores the global women's movement to resist the violence and greed of capitalism. A women-led village in Kurdish Syria establishes democracy, ...
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Wolves at the Well: The Corporate Grab of Public Water (29:00)
From: Making Contact

Water is critical to maintaining the balance of life. Some corporations claim ownership of fresh water sources to bottle and sell for profit. Others use water as a tool to ...
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Essential: Gig Workers and COVID-19 ENCORE (29:59)
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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Activism and The Fight for Black Trans Lives (29:00)
From: Making Contact

On this episode of Making Contact, we will look at transgender activism and the call for inclusion and intersectionality in the movement for Black lives. We'll also meet ...
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Self Care as Selfless Act: Mental Health at the Root of Activism (29:00)
From: Making Contact

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 act” when it allows activists ...
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The Bombing of MOVE, 35 Years Later (Updated) (29:00)
From: Making Contact

Our radio adaptation of the film, Let the Fire Burn. Directed by Jason Osder, examines the controversial, 1985 clash between police in Philadelphia and MOVE, a radical, ...
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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 ...