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Media that helps build a movement: Making Contact is an award-winning, 29-minute weekly magazine/documentary-style public affairs program heard on 140 radio stations.

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    • 4.8 • 47 Ratings

Media that helps build a movement: Making Contact is an award-winning, 29-minute weekly magazine/documentary-style public affairs program heard on 140 radio stations.

    The Response: Mutual Aid with Joshua Potash

    The Response: Mutual Aid with Joshua Potash

    Joshua Potash, a New York City-based anti-capitalist abolitionist discusses the history and theory behind mutual aid with our partners at The Response Podcast.

    • 29 min
    Upstream: Worker Cooperatives

    Upstream: Worker Cooperatives

    On today's show we learn about worker cooperatives: what are they and can they offer an alternative to the dominant capitalist mindset? Our partner podcast Upstream brings us to a bike and skate shop in Richmond, CA that's providing a much-needed service to its community, while also empowering its own workers, in this story that first aired in 2018.

    • 29 min
    70 Million: Punished and Persecuted for Being Unhoused, Part 2

    70 Million: Punished and Persecuted for Being Unhoused, Part 2

    This week on Making Contact we continue with our look at a community of unhoused people in Echo Park in Los Angeles, California and how they were forcibly evicted by police despite an enormous show of support from protesters. Thanks to our podcast partners at 70 Million we bring you part two of “Punished and Persecuted for Being Unhoused.”

    • 29 min
    70 Million: Punished and Persecuted for Being Unhoused, Part 1

    70 Million: Punished and Persecuted for Being Unhoused, Part 1

    • 29 min
    Fallen Heroes 2022

    Fallen Heroes 2022

    Thousands of social justice leaders in communities all over the world passed away this year.
    We're closing out the year, as we usually do, with inspiring words from some of the Fallen Heroes of 2022.

    • 29 min
    Two Revolutions, Many Secrets (Encore)

    Two Revolutions, Many Secrets (Encore)

    In the midst of our stress and trauma dealing with the sometimes harsh realities of life, its hard to imagine what stories we will ultimately tell our children and grandchildren. This week's Making Contact is about two strong women who survived historic trauma, and the stories they later told their families.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
47 Ratings

47 Ratings

smugtownmushrooms ,

Love

Incredible work. Incredible stories. Needed for these times.

Conniek1213 ,

Great stories

Making Contact has great stories for those of us who care about social justice, and from diverse perspectives!

LaTosca2 ,

A good rabbit hole to fall into

An amazing resource and a good rabbit hole to fall into! Always learning something new and useful.

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