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The Threat of Peace: Questioning War Against Iraq (encore edition)

President Bush has often repeated that the Iraqi regime poses a “grave and growing danger” to the United States. But many people question that assessment. There’s little doubt that Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is a repressive leader who’s used chemical weapons in the past. But is the United States justified in going to war against Iraq?

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Fresh Minds for Sale

On this edition of Making Contact, we take a look at private interests and the mental environments of youth.

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Queer as Youth

On this edition of Making Contact, we take a look at the hostile climate for LGBT youth, youth activism in schools, and a new radio show in Chicago for queer latino youth.

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Breaking the Sound Barrier: Amy Goodman on Media and Democracy

On this edition of “Making Contact,” you’ll hear Amy Goodman as she talks about the amount of control major media outlets exert over public opinion and what grassroots activists and independent media are doing about it.

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Oil and Outrage Flare: An Audio Journey Through the Niger Delta (encore edition)

On this program, we hear from people who are taking risks, and demanding control over resources in their communities.

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Job Security: Labor Rights and the U.S. War on Terrorism

On this edition of Making Contact, we take a look at national security and labor rights.

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Racial Reflections: White Anti-Racist Activism

On this roundtable edition of Making Contact, we take a look at what’s termed white privilege and white anti-racist activism.

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Surrogate Forces: U.S. Foreign Military Training

On this edition of Making Contact, we take a look at U.S. training programs for foreign armies. We also examine a new recruitment push by the U.S. military.

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A Set-up for Failure: Racial Inequality in Education

A series of subsequent Supreme Court decisions in the 1990s and shifts in education policy at the federal, state, and local levels, have led to a trend that some observers are describing as “resegregation.”

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The Threat of Peace: Questioning War Against Iraq

President Bush has often repeated that the Iraqi regime poses a “grave and growing danger” to the United States. But many people question that assessment. There’s little doubt that Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is a repressive leader who’s used chemical weapons in the past. But is the United States justified in going to war against Iraq?

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