Making Contact

Making Contact – Lessons from Latin America

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For decades, people have said the United States has treated Latin America as a project for exploit and economic expansion. Even do-gooders see the global south as deserving of unilateral help or charity.  But social change activists say the tables have turned.  On this edition, we'll hear from experts who say – especially in times of crisis – there's a lot to learn from social movements in Latin America.

Featuring:

Marina Sitrin, author and attorney; Ben Dangl, Burlington College in Vermont professor; Mario Murillo, author & Hofstra University professor; Oscar Estrada, Honduran filmmaker & 2010 NarcoNews School of Authentic Journalism participant.

 Special thanks to Between the Lines at WPKN Radio in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

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Between the Lines

A weekly radio news magazine show

http://btlonline.org/

Latin America Solidarity Coalition
http://www.lasolidarity.org/

Latin America Solidarity Network
http://www.latinlasnet.org/

Left Forum 2010

http://leftforum.org/

New York, NY

NarcoNews
http://www.narconews.com/