Anita Johnson

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

Recent Pieces from Anita Johnson

Caption:  Columbia River Valley from the Oregon Shore towards Washington, Credit: Chris Light, Wikimedia Commons

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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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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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 ...
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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 ...