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Making Contact - "Presumed Guilty: American Muslims and Arabs" - March 25, 2011 at 1:30pm
American Arabs and Muslims are under the microscope, and the effect on those communities-living in fear of demonization or arrest--has been devastating. Racial profiling has happened in times of war before—how will it end this time around?
Making Contact - Egyptian Women on the Frontlines of Change - March 18, 2011 at 1:30pm
Youth and their use of social media have been cited as leading factors for Egypt’s “January 25th” revolution. But women also came out in force to protest Hosni Mubarak’s 30 years of dictatorial power. On this edition, we look at the role women played in the 2011 revolution-- and in Egypt’s history.
Making Contact - No ‘Fracking’ Way: The Perils of Natural Gas Drilling (ENCORE) - March 11, 2011 at 1:30pm
We’ll hear excerpts from the Oscar-nominated movie Gasland, including stories from residents who say their drinking water catches on fire—one of the toxic effects of hydraulic-fracking; an increasingly controversial natural gas drilling technique.