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Jul 18, 2015

Robin comments on Harper Lee's Go Set A Watchman publication controversy, South Carolina (again), and women in media abroad. Guests: East African singer-songwriter Somi; bioengineer of marine life Kakani Katija; legendary Indian Gandhian feminist activist Devaki Jain.

Kakani Katija
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Jul 11, 2015

Robin on "strict Constitutionalists"—and the Monarch butterfly. Guests: Rana el Kaliouby, who teaches computers to read our emotions; Lauren Wolfe reports on the plight of women refugees in Italy; feminist rock critic Jessica Hopper's take on the current rock scene and women.

Rana el Kaliouby
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Jul 4, 2015

Robin on SCOTUS rulings and white-supremacist domestic terrorism. Guests: climate science defender Naomi Oreskes; Muslim feminist comedian Negin Farsad; and documentary filmmaker Sini Anderson's new subject—women and Lyme Disease. Plus, Surrealism Corner.

Sini Anderson
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Naomi Oreskes


Jun 27, 2015

Robin on racism, the Mother Emmanuel Church massacre, the battle flag of the Confederacy and the Second Amendment. Guests: Liz Garbus, director of documentary on Nina Simone; Gayle Lemmon on women soldiers in special ops; Mellissa Silverstein on Hollywood's "genderquake."

Melissa Silverstein
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Jun 20, 2015

Robin on FDA consideration of “libido drug” for women. Guests: Monica Simpson of SisterSong; Jeannie Gayle Pool, feminist musicologist, on a rediscovered opera and other gems ; Lina Nilsson on the real reasons women aren’t in STEM, and how to change that.

Lina Nilsson
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