Making Contact

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Making Contact, is an award-winning, 29-minute weekly magazine/documentary-style public affairs program heard on over 160 radio stations in the USA, Canada and elsewhere. Making Contact is committed to in-depth critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news. - Ordinary people talk about how public policy affects their daily lives, families and communities, and share positive ways to solve problems. - Most shows are “evergreen” – can be played any time. See years of archived documentaries are available. - Excellent production quality and customer service.

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500 Pieces

An international radio program that links people, vital ideas, and important information


Pieces

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44 million Americans hold over 1.6 trillion dollars of student debt and the cost of higher education continues to skyrocket. This unpayable debt ca...

Bought by WMMT


  • Added: Jun 30, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kimberlé Crenshaw, Credit: Annabel Clark
Law Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw defined the concept of intersectionality 30 years ago. She developed that framework to understand how identities s...

Bought by WFHB


  • Added: Jun 22, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Minneapolis Rally, May 29, 2020, Credit: Rebecca McDonald, BFresh Productions
The movement to uplift Black lives and to defund and dismantle police departments has grown to a point where it cannot be ignored. We’ll hear from ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jun 10, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer, spoke words that are all too relevant today. Today on Making Contact, you’ll hear archival recordings, and ex...

Bought by WHRV


  • Added: Jun 01, 2020
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rana Foroohar
The biggest tech companies generate enormous wealth and power by harvesting information about people. It’s called surveillance capitalism. This epi...

  • Added: May 26, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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Covid-19 has transformed jails and prisons into death traps. How are some communities jailing less people in the first place. After someone is arre...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: May 18, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Gig Workers, driver's for app companies such as Lyft and Uber, are struggling during COVID-19. They're considered essential workers, so they can st...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: May 11, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Our radio adaptation of the film, Let the Fire Burn. Directed by Jason Osder, examines the controversial, 1985 clash between police in Philadelphia...

Bought by KOSU and KVSC


  • Added: May 04, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Left: Wilson Dairy Restaurant Right: Helen Zia as baby with mom
In the midst of our dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s hard to imagine what stories we will ultimately tell our children and grandchildren. T...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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By mid-April over 22 million Americans had filed for unemployment benefits. And it’s unclear whether jobs and businesses that people left behind wi...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2020
  • Length: 29:00