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ABOUT WMC LIVE

Women's Media Center Live with Robin Morgan is a nationally syndicated American radio show with an international audience in 110 countries around the globe. The weekly show is hosted by Robin Morgan, the award-winning author of over 20 books, political analyst, former editor in chief of Ms. Magazine, and, in 2005, co-founder (with Jane Fonda and Gloria Steinem) of The Women's Media Center.

Praised as "talk radio with a brain" by The Huffington Post, the show has enjoyed exponential ratings growth, not only because of its world-class host, but because of its world-class guests.

The founding sponsor of WMC Live is The Artemis Rising Foundation (Regina K. Scully, Founder and CEO).

ABOUT ROBIN MORGAN

An award-winning poet, novelist, political theorist, feminist activist, journalist, editor, and best-selling author, Robin Morgan has published more than 20 books, including the now-classic anthologies Sisterhood Is Powerful, Sisterhood Is Global, and Sisterhood Is Forever: The Women's Anthology for A New Millennium. Recent books include: A Hot January: Poems 1996-1999; Saturday's Child: A Memoir; her best-selling The Demon Lover: The Roots of Terrorism; her new historical novel, The Burning Time; and her latest nonfiction work, Fighting Words: A Tool Kit for Combating the Religious Right.

A recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Prize (Poetry) and numerous other honors, and a former Editor-in-Chief of Ms. magazine, she founded The Sisterhood Is Global Institute and co-founded The Women's Media Center. An architect and leader of contemporary U.S. feminism, she has also been a leader in the international women's movement for 30 years. She lives in New York City and has just finished a new novel.

Visit RobinMorgan.net »

WOMEN'S MEDIA CENTER

The mission of The Women's Media Center is to make women visible and powerful in the media. The WMC works to ensure that women's stories are told, women's voices are heard, and the entire world of news, entertainment, and communications is represented—not just half of it.

The WMC launches media advocacy campaigns, monitors media for sexism, creates original content as features and blogs on its website, trains women and girls in media skills, and promotes media-experienced women experts. The non-profit organization directly engages with media at all levels to ensure that a diverse group of progressive women is present in newsrooms, on air, in print and online, in film, entertainment, and theater, both as sources and subjects.

The Women's Media Center was founded in 2005 by Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem.

Visit WomensMediaCenter.com »

Robin on Obama, Trump, Sanders—and manhood. Guests: Muslim feminist comic writer/filmmaker Negin Farsad; Feminist Majority Exec. Director and Ms. Editor Kathy Spillar; geobiologist and best-selling author Hope Jahren. Plus Surrealism Corner and We Won This!

Negin Farsad:
NeginFarsad.com »
HowToMakeWhitePeopleLaugh.com »
3rdStreetBlackout.com »
On Twitter (@NeginFarsad) »
On Facebook »

Kathy Spillar:
Feminist.org »
On Twitter (@FeministCampus) »
On Twitter (@FemMajority) »
On Twitter (@MajoritySpeaks) »
MsMagazine.com »
On Twitter (@MsMagazine) »

Hope Jahren:
Lab Girl on Amazon »
On Twitter (@HopeJahren) »

 

Direct download: WMCLive_Episode169.mp3
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Robin on South American women pols: corruption or sexism? Guests: Rachel Simmons on empowering girls; Susan Ware debuts Click!, feminist history's online home; Manisha Sinha on how enslaved Africans led the abolition fight. Plus Surrealism Corner.

Rachel Simmons:
RachelSimmons.com »
GirlsLeadership.org »

Susan Ware:
www.ClioHistory.org/Click »

Manisha Sinha:
The Slave's Cause: A History of Abolition on Amazon »

Direct download: WMCLive_Episode168.mp3
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Robin on what Trumpism really means, and what's next. Guests: Gloria Steinem reveals her new adventure; Regine Sawyer discusses the world of women and comix; Andrea Pino organizes against campus sexual assault. Plus Tweet of the Week and We Won This!

Gloria Steinem:
GloriaSteinem.com »
On Twitter (@GloriaSteinem) »
On Facebook »
Viceland.com »
Viceland on Twitter (@viceland) »

Regine Sawyer:
LockettDown.com »
WomenInComicsCollective.org »

Andrea Pino:
EndRapeOnCampus.org »
We Believe You: Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault Speak Out on Amazon »

Direct download: WMCLive_Episode167.mp3
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Robin on "the Woman Card," and the "electoral industrial complex." Guests: Elaine Showalter, biographer of Julia Ward Howe; President of the Marshall Islands Hilda Heine on climate change; Blogger Scicurious (Bethany Brookshire) on science thrills.

Elaine Showalter:
On Twitter (@ecshowalter) »
On Facebook »
The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe on Amazon »

President Hilda Heine:
On PacificWomen.org »
On Facebook (United Nations Development Programme) »

"Scicurious" (Bethany Brookshire):
Scicurious.org »
On Twitter (@scicurious) »
Eureka! Lab »
Science Blogging: The Essential Guide on Amazon »

Direct download: WMCLive_Episode166.mp3
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Robin on why the Founders rejected democracy, the 8 unknown US presidents before George Washington, and the Harriet Tubman $20 bill. Special Poetry Month Show! Guest poets Alicia Ostriker, Robin Coste Lewis, Ursula K. Le Guin read from their work.

Alicia Ostriker:
On Rutgers.edu »
On Poets.org »

Robin Coste Lewis:
Author Page on Amazon.com »

Ursula K. Le Guin:
UrsulaKLeGuin.com »

Direct download: WMCLive_Episode165.mp3
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Robin on "the vagina vote," women candidates, the Panama Papers, and how journalists report campus rape. Guests: Nobel winner neuroscientist Paul Greengard; Celeste Mergens on girls' menstrual kits; Rebecca Traister on the impact of single women.

Dr. Paul Greengard:
On Rockefeller.edu »

Celeste Mergens:
DaysForGirls.org »
#DaysForGirls on Twitter »
On Facebook »

Rebecca Traister:
On SimonAndSchuster.com »

Direct download: WMCLive_Episode164.mp3
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Robin on polls, Hillary, The Donald, and The Bern; plus special show on women and Parkinson's Disease, and gender-specific medicine. Guests: Maria De Leon, MD; Susan Foster, RN; and Allison Willis, MD. Also: Surrealism Corner, and We Won This!

Maria De Leon:
DefeatParkinsons.com »
ParkinsonsDiva.org »

Susan Foster:
ParkinsonsWomen.com »
On Facebook »

Allison Willis:
On PennMedicine.org »

Related Links:
PDF.org (Parkinson's Disease Foundation) »
GenderMed.org (The Foundation for Gender-specific Medicine) »
SWHR.org (Society for Women's Health Research) »

Direct download: WMCLive_Episode163.mp3
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Robin on the media and Trump, and on "authenticity." Guests: Christine Lahti on acting, feminism, and writing; Robin Murphy, disaster-rescue roboticist; Patricia Bell-Scott discusses her book on the friendship of Pauli Murray and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Christine Lahti:
Get Tickets to Life Stories at Joe's Pub, April 8 »

Robin Murphy:
Ted Talk: These Robots Come to the Rescue after a Disaster »

Patricia Bell-Scott:
PatriciaBellScott.com »
The Firebrand & The First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship on Amazon »

Direct download: WMCLive_Episode162.mp3
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Robin on why young women deserve better sex, Cuba, Serena vs. sexism, job bias, and how pollution is killing us. Guests: Jennifer Scanlon's book on Anna Arnold Hedgeman, Emily Rice (astrophysicist and DJ!), IWHC's Françoise Girard on women's health.

Jennifer Scanlon:
Until There Is Justice: The Life of Anna Arnold Hedgeman on Amazon »

Emily Rice:
AstronomyOnTap.com »
STARtorialist.com »
On Twitter (@EmilyLurice) »

Françoise Girard:
International Women's Health Coalition (IWHC.org) »

Direct download: WMCLive_Episode161.mp3
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Robin on Daesh/ISIL, Afghanistan's supreme court, and the pundits who analyze US elections. Guests: Jenny Raskin's Videofreex docufilm; Alida Brill's new book; former Vermont Gov. Madeleine Kunin (on Bernie). Plus Surrealism Corner and We Won This!

Jenny Raskin:
VideofreexFilm.com »

Alida Brill:
AlidaBrill.com »
Dear Princess Grace, Dear Betty: The Memoir of a Romantic Feminist on Amazon »

Madeleine Kunin:
MadelineKunin.org »

Direct download: WMCLive_Episode160.mp3
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