Making Contact

Making Contact – Looking Back, Moving Forward: 2012 Year in Review

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As 2013 approaches, we look at some of the important issues we’ve covered
in 2012: from domestic workers struggling for respect, to the consequences of climate change, to drone warfare. We’ll listen back to some highlights from those programs, and get updates on where those stories stand now.

Ai-Jen Poo, National Alliance for Domestic Workers director; Jessica Lehman, Hand in Hand organizer; Jill Shenker , field organizer; Dr. Denise Reed, Water Institute of the Gulf chief scientist; John Barry, “Rising Tide” author; David Waggoner, architect; Medea Benjamin, Code Pink founder; Sister Megan Rice, anti-nuclear activist; Pakistani drone attack survivors and their family members.

For More Information:

National Domestic Worker Alliance

Domestic Workers United

Mujeres Unidas y Activas

Report: America’s Domestic Workers Raise Kids, Care for Seniors, Run Households Without Benefits, Protections or a Living Wage

Domestic Workers Bill Killed In California By Jerry Brown Veto

Louisiana’s 2012 coastal master Plan

Gulf Restoration Network

USGS National Wetlands Research Center-Land Changes for Coastal Louisiana

Code Pink

New America Foundation: The Year of the Drone

Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control by Medea Benjamin

ACLU Testifies as Congress Takes on Domestic Drones

Push to step up domestic use of drones

Obama’s Second Term Foreign Policy Will Bring New Challenges Over Drone Strikes