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Women Rising XVIII: Rescuers of Wildlife

Four women leaders work throughout the world, from Asia to Latin America to defend animal rights.

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Year in Review 2008

3 stories from 2008: Iraq war veterans speaking out; a crackdown on immigrants in Arizona; and the creation of a reproductive health care program for low-income women of color in post-Katrina New Orleans.

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Born in Flames: Case of the New Jersey 7

On this edition, we hear from two of the ‘New Jersey 7′ women and the people fighting to clear their names.

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A Journey To Darfur: Rethinking Intervention

On this edition, we’ll hear what it’s like to embed with rebels in Darfur and hear new perspectives on intervening in the crisis.

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The Color of AIDS: Bringing “Risk” Up to Date (encore edition)

The percentage of cases of women living with HIV has tripled in the past 20 years, and women of color are most affected. Generating more relevant prevention models is literally a matter of life and death, especially for women of color.

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Food for Thought

Solutions for our ongoing food crisis are explored, from food production in a skyscraper to urban farms and food banks.

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Dismantling the Master’s House: Indigenous Strategies and the Limits of Law

Around the world, indigenous communities are fighting for ­ and winning ­ long-awaited legal and political recognition. At times this recognition leads to special laws and status for First Nations people, but some say this new status comes at a cost: the loss of true self-determination for their communities.

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State of Fear: Arizona’s Immigrant Crackdown

On this edition, Making Contact producer Andrew Stelzer brings us the story of Maricopa County where Sheriff Arpaio’s policing tactics, which many call illegal, may be paving the way for future U.S. immigration policy.

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La Llorona: An Evolving Myth

Student producer Beth Hoffman brings us a look at the myth of La Llorona as told in Oakland, California today, and tells how its meaning has grown and changed over time.

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Live From Main Street Seattle: Women on Real National Security

Lets move beyond lipstick and hockey pucks to examine how issues of national security impact our daily lives, and ask the tough questions about how to build a better future.

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