Prison Crisis: Local Solution?

The United States imprisons more people than any other country. In California a new policy called ‘realignment’ aims to reduce the number of people in state prison. Could the incarceration nation finally be slowing down?

Direct download: MakingCon_120627_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:11pm PST

Population Control or Population Justice?

Shrinking the world’s population is one way to curb global warming, according to some environmentalists. To make that happen, women need more control of their own fertility. But those perspectives are controversial. Can a movement for ‘population justice’ save our planet while respecting women’s rights?

Direct download: MakingCon_120620_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:45pm PST

Arundhati Roy: Jungles of Resistance

Renowned Indian author Arundhati Roy takes us deep into the revolutionary-filled jungles of India, as she reads excerpts from her new book Walking with the Comrades.

Direct download: MakingCon_120613_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:43pm PST

Obama 2012: The Lesser Evil?

Barack Obama’s first term has been a disappointment for many, and leaves open the question for those with a progressive agenda—is voting for Obama in 2012 the best route to take? We hear excerpts of a panel discussion titled “The 2012 Elections: Lesser Evil or Left Alternative?”

Direct download: MakingCon_120606_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:07pm PST





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