Thursday at 12:30 pm
“Making Contact” is produced by International Media Project, an independent, non-profit organization founded in 1994, committed to investigative journalism, in-depth critical analysis, the promotion of civic participation and the dissemination of educational material. Its core focus is National Radio Project, the team that creates Making Contact.
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The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution November 5, 2015 | 12:30 pm
2016 marks 50 years since the founding of the Black Panther Party-a group that s took the world by the storm, but is still widely misunderstood. There s a new documentary film that s trying to set the record straight. On this edition of Making Contact, journalist Eric Arnold talks with Stanley Nelson, director of The Black Panthers, Vanguard of the Revolution.
Invisible Workers, Laboring in the Shadows October 22, 2015 | 12:30 pm
We'll meet people making work where there is no work for them. From recyclers, to border couriers, to waste pickers, we're exploring the informal labor sector and what some are doing to gain greater recognition, protections, and rights.