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19 Oct 2017

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    Sacrifice Zones – Part 1 (Encore Edition)

    On this encore edition of Making Contact, we present the first in a two-part series on the pressure to transform a region of iconic landscapes and environmental stewardship into a global center for shipping fossil fuels.


  • Posted on 18 Oct 2017

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    Jeff Chang on Revolutions in Seeing and Being

    “From almost every kind of responsibility and tie from engagement and from faith. So the artist--our task is to move ourselves and the rest of us in the opposite direction. Toward more engagement, towards stronger ethics, toward a social that's open and inclusive to all toward seeing each other in full, to challenge us to recognize the debts, and yes, the reparations that we owe to each other.” Jeff Chang offers ideas to reinforce the importance of art and artists in today’s sociopolitical climate.


  • Posted on 11 Oct 2017

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    Mrs. Hamer Echoes

    Fannie Lou Hamer's 100th birthday is Oct 6. She's no longer alive, and may not be as widely known as others in the civil rights movement --- but her words have a relevant ring today.


  • Posted on 04 Oct 2017

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    Language Is Life, Land Is Sacred

    Making Contact's Community Storytelling Fellows Vincent Medina and Isabella Zizi share deep and personal stories on Native American Organizing and Activism on Ohlone lands.


  • Posted on 27 Sep 2017

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    The Arrival: Trump’s Travel and Refugee Ban

    This week, we begin with the story of a woman who was in flight to the US when President Trump signed his first travel ban. We later hear how immigrant and refugee support groups are responding.


  • Posted on 20 Sep 2017

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