Seeking Justice and Police Accountability in Jamaica ENCORE

On the second anniversary of the 2010 uprisings, this special documentary looks at police violence in Jamaica. In May 2010 a government crackdown left 73 people dead and a city in chaos.  Their families continue to fight for justice and accountability, despite Jamaica’s long record of police violence and government corruption.

Direct download: MakingCon_120530_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:30pm PST

Poisoned Water, Fossil Fuels

The endless search for fossil fuels is polluting our waterways, and our water supplies. The fight to protect clean drinking water is motivating Americans to take action. But with regulatory agencies in the pocket of industrial polluters, will it be enough and will it be too late?

Direct download: MakingCon_120523_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:04pm PST

Farming Underwater: Steve Mello's Story

Farmer Steve Mello has put down roots in “The Delta” in central California. But climate change is threatening the levees which protect Delta farms. Can we defend our farms from the impacts coming with climate change?

Direct download: MakingCon_120516_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:37pm PST

Mexico's Drug War: The Politics of Violence

On this edition, political science professor David Shirk sheds light on the history and politics of the war on drugs in Mexico. And, an emerging movement in Mexico points to how both Mexicans and Americans can play a role in creating change.

Direct download: MakingCon_120509_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:11am PST

Mending the Past: International Truth and Reconciliation

After Apartheid, after genocide and after civil wars—how do nations, or people who’ve been pitted against each other, resolve their differences and live together in peace? We host a round table discussion on reconciliation with community organizers from Serbia, South Africa, Azerbaijan, and Sudan.

Direct download: MakingCon_120502_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:36pm PST





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