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May 19, 2019

Robin on Alabama v. abortion, how women and alcohol are viewed, death-in-childbirth rates, and soda straws. Guests: Judith Arcana, Cait Cortelyou, Caroline Hirsch discuss their film Ask for Jane on 70s feminists doing underground abortion referrals.

May 12, 2019

Robin on Democratic strategy, the UN biodiversity alert, Woody Allen’s unpublishability, Paleolithic stoners, and an NRA mano a mano. Guest: Stephanie Urdang, South African journalist and activist, on the election and 25th anniversary of liberation.

May 5, 2019

Robin on how viruses in the oceans could save us, stress, fraternities, the Japanese Imperial family, and smart phones. Guest: Rep. Donna Shalala (D. FL), the oldest “freshwoman” in Congress.

Apr 28, 2019

Robin on impeachment, “heartbeat” bills and Roe, connecting the dots, and “reading the bones.” The Conversation: Cherríe Moraga talks with Robin about writing, theater, mothers, activism, and her new book, Native Country of the Heart.

Apr 21, 2019

Robin on the Islamic State’s “leftover” women, Easter’s real meaning, remembering the Watergate women, downtrends in US religiosity, and the gender gap on perceiving progress. Guest: Rev. Gretta Vosper, the atheist minister who “deconstructed God.”