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A Public Eye on the Christian Right

The evangelical right gets a lot of airtime on cable, radio, and television, but what’s really being said behind the scenes? This week, Abby Scher takes us to the “Values Voter Summit” in Washington, DC, where leaders of the Christian right gathered to talk about gay marriage, abortion, and terrorism.

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The Long Walk to Abolish the Death Penalty

On this edition, Making Contact’s Sarah Olson takes us on this 25-mile journey on a cool, sunny day on February 20th. It’s a walk of protest, peace, and compassion.

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Women Rising IV: International Changemakers Women as Religious Activists (encore edition)

In this program we profile three courageous women struggling with religious issues.

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Left, Right and Christian (part 2)

On this special edition, part two of “Left, Right and Christian,” we look at faith politics in conservative Orange County, CA and discovered a few surprises in our search.

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Spirituality, Morality and the Left

A growing movement is working to put spirituality and morality back into the left wing; its goals are specific: unite secular and religious liberals by reclaiming faith, replace the culture of materialism with one of love and care, and challenge the religious right.

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Left, Right and Christian (part 1)

On this special edition, the first of a two-part series, we journey through the reddest county in the nation – Orange County, California. Along the way, we visit with a Catholic relief worker, politically passionate churchgoers and grassroots organizers.

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Women Rising IV: International Changemakers – Women as Religious Activists

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 women struggling with religious issues.

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Occupied with Peace: Jewish Responses to the Mideast Conflict

On this edition of Making Contact, you’ll hear the viewpoints of Israeli Jews and Jewish Americans who are part of an international peace movement to end the violence in the Middle East.

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The Usual Suspects? Racial Profiling in the U.S.

On this program we speak to African-American organizers, police officers and religious leaders who are working to put a stop to this practice in their communities. We also take a look at another form of racial profiling: retail discrimination.

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