Anita Johnson

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  • Username: Anita Johnson
  • PRX Member
  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Station-Based

Recent Pieces from Anita Johnson

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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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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 ...
Caption: Left: Wilson Dairy Restaurant Right: Helen Zia as baby with mom

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 ...
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

70 Million: The Work of Closing a Notorious Jail (29:59)
From: Making Contact

Five years after Michael Browns death at the hands of a police officer galvanized criminal justice reform activists in St. Louis, they're gaining serious momentum to shut ...
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Utopian Dinner Table: How to feed the world in 100 years (29:00)
From: Making Contact

You'll hear about ongoing food insecurity issues from food scholar Raj Patel, and hopeful solutions from families in the Black Creek community garden in Toronto, Canada.
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John Carlos Frey on America's Stealth War on the Mexico Border (29:00)
From: Making Contact

On today's program, John Carlos Frey, author of Sand and Blood: America's Stealth War on the Mexico Border, explores increased militarization at the border, US deterrent ...
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One Long Night: Andrea Pitzer on the Global History of Concentration Camps (29:00)
From: Making Contact

"Honorable people can do terrible things" says Andrea Pitzer in her book "One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps." We talk to Andrea Pitzer about her ...