Sports writer Dave Zirin tells the story of how the Phoenix Suns basketball team took a stand against their state's anti-immigrant bill SB1070. He says athletes, too, can be revolutionaries.

Direct download: MakingCon_100728_podcast.mp3
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We take a look at the police killing of Oscar Grant in Oakland, and the debate over who gets to decide when an officer has done something wrong.

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Venezuela is undergoing a modern day revolution.  Workers, small farmers and the poor consistently vote for socialist President Hugo Chavez. Economically better-off citizens denounce the president as a communist who is destroying the country, but even some on the left criticize Chavez.

Direct download: MakingCon_100714_podcast.mp3
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We'll hear from experts who insist the U.S. has a lot to learn from social movements in Latin America -- especially in times of crisis.

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