Tent cities have popped up across the country, from New Jersey to Texas to New Mexico. Many are starting to build more permanent living structures. So what are the benefits of living in a cluster of tents? And is this part of a real solution to homelessness?

Direct download: MakingCon_160127_Pod.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:16am PDT

Special edition of Making Contact with guest Host, Rose Aguilar discussing reproductive health and abortion rights 43 years after Roe v. Wade.

Featuring:

  • Corrine Rivera-Fowler, deputy director of COLOR, the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights
  • Carol Joffe, professor at the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health at the University of California, San Francisco and author of “Dispatches from the Abortion Wars: The Cost of Fanaticism to Doctors, Patients, and the Rest of Us.”
Direct download: MakingCon_160120_Pod.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28th 1963, Martin Luther King Jr delivered one of the most famous speeches of all time.

But it nearly didn’t happen.

On this special edition of Making Contact for MLK Day, Gary Younge, author of “The Speech” talks about Martin Luther King Junior’s “Dream” and the story behind it.

Direct download: MLK.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT

Women Rising radio profiles food sovereignty activists from India, Mexico, and Native American communities.

Featuring:

  • Vandana Shiva, founder of Navdanya
  • Adelita San Vicente Tello, founder of Semillas de Vida
  • Sage La Pena, Native American, ethno- botanist and food sovereignty activist
  • Kanyon Sayers-Roods, Native American youth educator
Direct download: Wrising.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT



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