Capitalism Makes us Crazy: Dr Gabor Mate on Illness & Addiction

What’s the connection between the increase in chronic diseases, mental illness and drug addiction in our society today? On this edition, Dr. Gabor Mate talks about the relationship between mind and body health – and what the rise of capitalism has done to destroy both.

Direct download: MakingCon_130529_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:41pm PDT

Partners in the Struggle

What does it mean to be an ally in a political movement? From white Americans in the civil rights era, to Israelis in Palestine, to Latino-Americans working with the undocumented…a roundtable discussion on the do’s and don’ts of how to be an effective ally.

Direct download: MakingCon_130522_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:08am PDT

Cracking the Codes: Dr. Shakti Butler on the System of Racial Inequity

How do we talk about race and racism in this country? Not as deeply as we should, according to filmmaker and educator Dr. Shakti Butler. On this edition, we hear excerpts from Dr. Butler’s film “Cracking the Codes”, and speak with her about using the medium of film to start conversations around the thorny issues of racial inequity.

Direct download: MakingCon_130515_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:56am PDT

Permission to Speak: Political Prisoners in Burma

As Burma transitions from dictatorship to democracy, hundreds of political prisoners have been freed after decades behind bars. On this edition, we hear from some of these freed political prisoners as they struggle to rebuild their lives, and test the emerging democracy.

Direct download: MakingCon_130508_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:52am PDT



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