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Making Contact - What Ever Happened to the Buena Vista Social Club? - April 24, 2009 at 1:30pm
The "Buena Vista Social Club" CD and documentary film were hits, but may have created some myths about Cuba and the musicians themselves. Independent producer Reese Erlich spent years interviewing the musicians and separates fact from fiction.
Making Contact - Tax Me, I¹m Yours - April 17, 2009 at 1:30pm
It¹s tax time. Yet even in these hard economic times, many folks are calling for more taxes. On this edition, we hear from people who say we need to reframe the tax structure to support ³the commons² and fund social programs.
Making Contact - April 10, 2009 at 1:30pm
We profile three courageous women struggling with religious issues: Elana Rozenman, the Middle East Women's Interfaith Encounter co-director; Irshad Manji, a Canadian Muslim lesbian and feminist; and Regina O'Callahan, Northern Ireland Interfaith Forum Founder.
Making Contact - Guard Us All? Immigrant Women and the HPV Vaccine - April 3, 2009 at 1:30pm
A controversial vaccine is at the intersection of immigrant rights and reproductive justice organizing. The HPV vaccine is mandatory for permanent resident status, and advocates say it follows a history of controlling the bodies of women of color.