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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 - 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 - 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
Making Contact - Rad Dads!!! - June 6, 2014 at 3:30pm
Parenting has never been easy. Merging your politics with your parenting decisions can be even more challenging. On this edition, fathers... and mothers... on fatherhood and how it’s changing. Traditional ideas about what a dad is supposed to be are slowly disappearing, but...
Making Contact - Shh!: Words vs. Bars: How Prison Poets Escape - April 25, 2014 at 1:30pm
Locked up for month, years, or decades. Poetry is form of self-expression that's become vital to the incarcerated. In Prison, Poetry can keep you sane, and help you move towards a better future. To mark National Poetry Month, we bring you a special production by the Prison Poetry Workshop.
Making Contact - Shh!: Life in a State of Surveillance - April 18, 2014 at 1:30pm
Who's watching you? Nowadays it seems everyone wants to get their hands on our personal data. From the FBI to the welfare department, to some of the country's biggest retailers. On this edition, we take a closer look at the world of surveillance.
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