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Words As The Way To Freedom: Jimmy Santiago Baca

He went from illiterate street kid, to world renowned poet. But it was in prison that Jimmy Santiago Baca connected with his Native American and Chicano heritage, and began learning the lessons of his people’s past. On this edition, Progressive Magazine editor Matthew Rothschild sits down with Jimmy Santiago Baca.

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Ali Abunimah on ‘Delegitimizing’ Israel

Electronic Intifada founder Ali Abunimah says a global movement against Israeli government policy is breaking through. On this edition, Abunimah explains why he thinks Israel has ‘lost the argument’ over who’s right and wrong, and where he thinks the movement to free Palestine is headed next.

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Veterans of Occupation: From Iraq to Wall Street

On this edition, we bring you the voices of Veterans from Occupy Wall Street and a special report on veterans returning home from war and the struggles they endure from inadequate healthcare to the inability in finding employment.

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Who Controls Black Women’s Bodies?

Reproductive health services for women are under attack, leaving poor women and women of color lacking access. But a broad coalition of women is striking back, changing the conversation on abortion and race.

WARNING: This program contains graphic language.

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A Woman’s Rise to Power: Struggle and Success

In 2011, why are there fewer than 20 female heads of state around the world? A former President, a Supreme Court justice and other women leaders reflect on the battles they’ve won on the way to the top of their fields, and just how far there still is to go.

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Transforming the Trauma: Soldiers Stories

Two generations of veterans cope with PTSD—looking to heal themselves and the world. Featuring S. Brian Willson, author of “Blood on the Tracks”.

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Tales & Tools of Revolution: From Serbia to Egypt

A new generation is telling their stories of overthrowing corrupt regimes. And in the digital age, their lessons can spread more quickly than ever before. We’ll hear from Egyptian, Serbian, and Azerbaijani activists, about their work to topple undemocratic rulers.

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Seeking Justice and Police Accountability in Jamaica

Jamaica has a long history of police violence and corruption. In May 2010 a government crackdown left 73 people dead and a city in chaos. The majority of those victims are presumed innocent and their loved ones continue to seek justice.

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A Second Wind: Elders Act for Justice

Many retirees enjoy the rest and relaxation that eluded them during their working years. But for some, retirement means opportunities to create change in their communities. We profile three elders who became activists in the second half of their lives.

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Challenging Chevron in Nigeria

Freelance Producer Lynn Feinerman has more about the oil business in Nigeria, and about citizen efforts to hold companies accountable in the courtroom.

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