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Making Contact - Looking Back, Moving Forward: 2011 Year in Review - December 30, 2011 at 1:30pm
A look back at some of the most important issues of 2011: Attacks on organized labor, the Egyptian revolution, and the struggle to address climate change. We’ll hear highlights of some of our best programs of the year, and get updates on where those stories stand now.

Making Contact - Melissa Harris-Perry: Confronting Stereotypes of the Black Woman - December 23, 2011 at 1:30pm
On this edition, author and political science professor Melissa Harris-Perry speaks about the stereotypes black women face, the resulting impacts on their identity, and how those stereotypes have limited the ways in which society views black women as true “citizens.”

Making Contact - Gang Injunctions: Problem or Solution? - December 16, 2011 at 1:30pm
Gang injunctions are a controversial crime fighting tool that some people say should be illegal, and others say is a necessary last resort for communities plagued by violence. On this edition, we go from the birthplace of gang injunctions in L.A., to their newest use in London.

Making Contact - The Toxic Truth about Nail Salons (encore) - December 9, 2011 at 1:30pm
We take a look at the health impacts of chemical exposure in nail salons, the shoddy regulation of cosmetics, and the movement towards greener nail salons.

Making Contact - December 2, 2011 at 1:30pm

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