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How We Survive: The Deepening Homeless Crisis (encore)

We visit with a family who lost their home and now lives inside their cramped trailer in a city parking lot. And we’ll hear how two different communities are dealing with the economic crisis by taking matters into their own hands.

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How We Survive: Resisting Foreclosures

A look into how communities and everyday people around the U.S. are resisting foreclosure of their homes. We take a stab at the question: are rescue programs actually working?

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How We Survive: The Deepening Homeless Crisis

We visit with a family who lost their home and now lives inside their cramped trailer in a city parking lot. And, how two different communities are dealing with the economic crisis by taking matters into their own hands.

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Cracks in the Edifice

Participants at Left Forum identified the ongoing war in Iraq… the impending economic recession… and the devastating results of free trade policies worldwide as issues as more than just failings of the current administration, but instead, as cracks in what they call “the edifice” of u.s. empire.

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No Place to Live

On this edition, we’ll hear from people in California who are fighting to keep not just their homes, but to preserve the unique culture of the communities they are a part of.

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Renaissance Village: FEMA’s Dirty Secret

After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, thousands were sent to live at Renaissance Park, a FEMA run trailer park. Hundreds of families are still stuck there. We hear from youth, women and advocates from “Workers Centers,” organizing to move out.

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Musicians, Migrants and All That Jazz

On this edition, correspondent Reese Erlich talks with musicians to learn how the historic New Orleans music scene endures and how new influences are bringing hope to the struggling city.

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“Gulf Coast Reconstruction in the Post-Katrina Era,” U.S. Social Forum Atlanta

On this edition, we will hear from four people speaking at the U.S. Social Forum. They are working to rebuild and strengthen their damaged communities.

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LGBTQ:On the Streets, In the Schools, Outside the System (encore edition)

Thousands of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer (LGBTQ) youth are forced out on to the streets, and face harassment, homophobia and even violence. We’ll hear from the LGBTQ community, on the streets, in the schools and outside the system.

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Katrina Uncovers: Black Land and Labor

Many of Katrina’s refugees assert the “right to return” as part of the deep historical relationship African- Americans have to land in the south. On this edition, we’ll hear from three community organizers.

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