Looking Back, Moving Forward: 2011 Year in Review

A look back at some of the most important issues of 2011: Attacks on organized labor, the Egyptian revolution, and the struggle to address climate change. We’ll hear highlights from some of our best programs of the year, and get updates on where those stories stand now.

Direct download: MakingCon_111228_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:05pm PST

Melissa Harris-Perry: Confronting Stereotypes of the Black Woman

On this edition, author and political science professor Melissa Harris-Perry speaks about the stereotypes black women face, its impacts on their identity and how it has limited the ways in which society views them as true “citizens.”

Direct download: MakingCon_111221_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:25pm PST

Gang Injunctions: Problem or Solution?

Gang injunctions are a controversial crime fighting tool that some people say should be illegal, and others say is a necessary last resort for communities plagued by violence. On this edition, we go from the birthplace of gang injunctions in L.A., to their newest use in London.

Direct download: MakingCon_111214_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:26pm PST

The Toxic Truth About Nail Salons (Encore)

We take a look at the health impacts of chemical exposure in nail salons, the shoddy regulation of cosmetics, and the movement towards greener nail salons.

Direct download: MakingCon_111207_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:32pm PST





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