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Radio Mobilizing Communities (encore edition)

On this edition, we’ll hear about street children in India making and broadcasting their own radio shows in the marketplace, and a Native American-run radio station at the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. We’ll also take a look at low-powered community radio.

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Spill-Over: Plan Colombia and U.S. Interests in the Andean Region

On this edition, we hear from leaders in Colombian civil society about what they view as Plan Colombia’s broader strategy: regional dominance by U.S. military and economic interests.

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Journey to Justice: Carlos Mauricio’s Story

Carlos Mauricio was one of the few political prisoners who survived the most brutal period of military repression in El Salvador. On this edition, correspondent Jon Watanabe chronicles Carlos’ remarkable journey in search of justice and, ultimately, healing for himself and his country.

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ElectionWatch ’04 The Texas Two-Step: Bush, Corporate Cash, and Environmental Rollbacks

On this edition of Making Contact – the second of our monthly ElectionWatch ’04 series- we take a look at how the oil, gas, mining and electric utilities industries have influenced the Bush Administration’s environmental policies and the impact on communities located near industrial facilities.

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Meat, Milk and Money (encore edition)

On this program, we take a look at food safety and some of the health problems associated with the foods we eat.

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The Intimate Ecology of Motherhood

On this Women’s Desk edition of Making Contact, we’ll hear Steingraber’s speech at the Women’s Environmental Health and Justice Bay Area Summit in San Francisco in October of 2003.

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Women in Farming

On this edition of Making Contact, we take a look at the rising trend of women farmers and the experiences of immigrant women farmers in the United States.

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ElectionWatch ’04: Participation and the Common Good

On this edition of Making Contact we take a look at “democracy in action.” We speak with tenants rights activists in the San Francisco area who are fighting for affordable housing.

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El Processo: Hugo Chavez, Venezuela’s Emerging Democracy, and the Bolivarian Revolution

Making Contact’s Rosalyn Fay was in Caracas, Venezuela in summer 2003. There she met with community groups, government officials and those most affected by Chavez’ leadership- the poor- who tell a decidedly different story about their “Bolivarian Revolution.”

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Concrete Coffins: The Juvenile Death Penalty

On this edition of Making Contact, the National Radio Project’s Prison Desk takes a look at the juvenile death penalty in the United States.

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