As the year 2006 comes to an end, we take a look back at three hot button issues that we covered over the past year: the Iraq War, U.S. immigration, and the ongoing efforts to rebuild New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program we profile three courageous human rights advocates.
What started out as an annual teachers strike in the historic Mexican town of Oaxaca has become the largest people’s rebellion in the country in over a decade. Making Contact takes you to the occupied streets of Oaxaca where thousands are fighting for the future of their city.
Since the passing of the Patriot Act, many things have changed in the U.S., and not necessarily for the better. On this edition, we take a look at Bush Administration policies that many claim undermine basic human and civil liberties.