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Iraq: Portrait of an Occupation

On this edition, we take a look at the impact of the U.S. bombardment in Fallujah, and how that, along with mass incarceration and the Abu Ghraib prison torture incidents, have turned the tide of Iraqi civilian sentiment against the U.S. military occupation.

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Chemical Soup: Pollutants in the Body (encore edition)

On this edition, we’ll take a look at these everyday chemicals found in our air, water, dust, and food coming from everyday products like detergents, cookware, and cosmetics, and how they’re being regulated.

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Working Democracy: Participatory Movements in Latin America

On this edition of Making Contact, we take a look at workers movements in Argentina and Bolivia and investigate how residents of Montreal are using a citizen-based model of democracy from Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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ElectionWatch ’04: Hip Hop and Elections

On this ElectionWatch ’04 edition of Making Contact we take a look at how grassroots activists within the hip hop community view the political process, and how they are using hip hop to organize around the November elections and beyond.

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