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Making Contact - All the Presidents' Bankers - August 22, 2014 at 3:30pm
From family friends and trusted confidants to the present day, Nomi Prins, journalist and a former managing director of Goldman Sachs, retraces the relationship between American financiers and presidents stretching more than a century.

Making Contact - August 15, 2014 at 3:30pm

Making Contact - Ya Basta - August 8, 2014 at 3:30pm
20 years after the founding of The Zapatistas, the group’s influence has spread far beyond Mexico’s border through music and art. Producer Alejandro Rosas explores how Zapatismo has influenced those in the U.S. -- including himself.

Making Contact - Fund Drive Special - August 1, 2014 at 3:00pm
Nationally, American prisons release more than 650,000 people into society every year. That’s equivalent to the entire population of Memphis or Boston. On this edition, Aaron Mendelson followed ex-prisoner Kevin Tindall on his journey out of prison. Plus A Declaration of A Body of Love Poetry.

Making Contact - July 18, 2014 at 3:30pm
The Canadian Tar Sands is the largest industrial project on earth. And the potential environmental consequences have brought together citizens from across borders, to fight its rippling effects. On this two part special, we experience the growing resistance to the tarsands. Fighting Goliath...

Making Contact - July 11, 2014 at 3:30pm

Making Contact - Women Rising #25 Activists Against Global Armaments and War - July 4, 2014 at 3:30pm
We profile women fighting the expansion of global militarism and violence. Korean sister Stella Soh campaigns to save an UNESCO world heritage site from a planned military base. US activist Kathy Kelly founded Voices for Creative Nonviolence. And Brazilian Miriam Nobre works with the World March...

Making Contact - June 27, 2014 at 3:30pm

Making Contact - All Around Cowboy - June 20, 2014 at 3:30pm
Rodeo is a part of life for many Americans. But if you’re an LGBTQ rodeo fan participating in the sport you love can mean hiding part of who you are to fit in. But a tight knit group of queer cowboys has found a way to live the country and Western lifestyle in their own way.

Making Contact - G.M.nO! Genetically Modified Democracy - June 13, 2014 at 3:30pm
More than 60 counties either ban or require labelling on GMO foods; the US is not one of them. Frustrated consumers and farmers are pushing for state or county regulations, but the seed and pesticide companies are fighting back. Today, we bring you a special episode investigating corporate control

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