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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554 Pieces

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


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Today, a divided nation experiences one of the most tumultuous presidential transitions in US history. Leaders from marginalized communities across...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Back in Guatemala, María and her niece have returned to an environment where they say their lives are in danger, Credit: Grecia Ortiz.
The Trump administration has issued numerous policies to systematically dismantle asylum as a legal right. They're also locking up asylum seekers f...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2021
  • Length: 29:59
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This year on making contact, instead of our normal end of year show commemorating movement leaders we've lost, and highlighting their work, we reme...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2020
  • Length: 29:59
Caption: Jorge Garza has created an Azteca pop series based on front line workers during the COVID-19 pandemic., Credit: Jorge Garza
Up next on Making Contact we turn our attention to those Americans who are bearing the brunt of the coronavirus fallout. According to the CDC, Blac...

  • Added: Dec 22, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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On this episode of Making Contact, we look at the privatization of our earth’s most precious resource – water. People around the world have been or...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2020
  • Length: 29:59
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Three years after Hurricane Maria hit, Puerto Ricans are still reeling from its effects and aftereffects. We bring you a Haymarket Books talk by Ma...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Dec 06, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: #SayHerName, Credit: Wikimedia Commons
2020 will marked six years since the #SayHerName movement was created. Today, the deaths of Black women and girls at the hands of law enforcement s...

Bought by WXDU, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 17, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Given the election, and the difference between popular votes and electoral votes, we revisit our show on the Electoral College. It’s history in the...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Nov 06, 2020
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Voting in one of the most momentous presidential elections in the nation’s history is over. The morning after polls closed nearly 136 million ballo...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and KWMR


  • Added: Nov 04, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Voter suppression and its target’s aren’t new phenomena. People of color and the poor have always been dissuaded from voting. We take a look at how...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Oct 26, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1