COINTELPRO 101 (Part 1) ENCORE

COINTELPRO, the secret FBI project to infiltrate and disrupt domestic organizations thought to be “subversive,” targeted many movements for self-determination by people of color in the U.S..  Between 1956 and 1971, the FBI conducted more than 2,000 COINTELPRO (Counter Intelligence Program) operations.  This week, the first part of the documentary film “COINTELPRO 101,” produced by the Freedom Archives.

Direct download: MakingCon_120926_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:29pm PDT

The Burning Issue: America's War on Fire

Every summer, wildfires torch thousands of acres of land. The National Forest Service rushes to the rescue; to save lives, homes, and communities. But is the agency’s approach to fire doing more harm than good? Producer George Lavender takes a closer look at the “War on Fire.”

Direct download: MakingCon_120919_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:20pm PDT

Making it Our Business: Co-ops on the Rise

The global economic situation is causing more people to consider worker owned businesses. We go from Chicago, where workers are trying to take over the factory to save their jobs, to the Basque country in Spain, where an entire region has formed a massive co-operative society.

Direct download: MakingCon_120912_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:15am PDT

Buying Power: Corporate Money in Politics

It began with an on-air rant by CNBC commentator Rick Santelli. It became a major political movement, with elected representatives on Capitol Hill. The Tea Party has come a long way, but who’s really behind it? On this edition: how some of America’s largest corporations are using grassroots movements to influence law makers. We hear excerpts from the documentary "The Billionaires’ Tea Party" and learn more about the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

Direct download: MakingCon_120905_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:19am PDT



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