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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591 Pieces

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


Pieces

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It's been a year since the call to "Defund the Police" rang out through the George Floyd Protests. The idea isn't new - redistributing police funds...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Jun 01, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tom Nguyen, founder of L.A. Progressive Shooters, at the Route 66 Shooting Park in San Bernardino, CA. March 27, 2021., Credit: M. Lopez, Making Contact
2020 and the first few months of 2021 are shaping up to be some of the biggest periods ever for firearms sales. In this episode we hear from member...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WXDU


  • Added: May 26, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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...

  • Added: May 17, 2021
  • Length: 29:59
Caption: On April 28, 2021, MOVE and community members gathered in front of Penn Museum to protest and demand the remains be returned., Credit: Joe Piette
On Making Contact - Members of MOVE, a Black radical liberation group, demand that the University of Pennsylvania and Princeton University return t...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: May 12, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Domestic abuse affects everyone it touches—intimate partners, children, and elders. COVID-19 created new problems for victims of domestic violence ...

  • Added: May 03, 2021
  • Length: 29:59
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This week on Making Contact, we look at so-called quality of life laws that criminalize unhoused individuals and entangles them in a cycle of pover...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WXDU, and KVNF


  • Added: Apr 28, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Amid national outrage over the police killing of George Floyd in May of 2020, and other police-shootings of Black people, the movement to "defund t...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Sojung Yi, Charlie Wang and Melissa Borja, Credit: Self Evident
Two incidents of anti-Asian hate — the beating of an elderly grandfather in a San Francisco park and the harassment of a mourning son in a New York...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and WMPG


  • Added: Apr 03, 2021
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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As reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act awaits a vote in the U.S. Senate, missing and murdered indigenous women and girls continue to ...

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


  • Added: Mar 31, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Voting Rights Advocates Carolina Miranda, Andrea Miller and Pam Wilmot, Credit: Carolina Miranda photo  -  Carolina Miranda  Andrea Miller photo  -  The Tennessee Tribune  Pam Wilmot photo  -  The Boston Globe
Women Rising Radio re-visits the 2020 election year, to assess the outcomes and talk with those who made those outcomes happen, the grassroots elec...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2021
  • Length: 29:00