Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Apr 5, 2020

Robin on ignored sex differences in COVID-19’s data: symptoms, vaccine research, economics, and violence impact. Guest: Helen Zia on rising anti-Asian violence and what to do about it. Plus The Comfort Zone, and a new Letter from Ground Zero.


Mar 29, 2020

SPECIAL EDITION. Robin on COVID-19 news “inside the headlines.” New Feature: Comfort Zone—practical things you can do, watch, hear, share to make yourself and others feel better. Fighting Words: Trustable sources and resources for facts, not rumors.


Mar 15, 2020

Robin on Mexico’s “Day Without Women,” Dubai’s sheik (the father from hell), a newfound teensy-weensy dinosaur, and finding ourselves “In Plague Time.” Guest: Brianna Wu, Gamergate survivor now running for Congress to break up Big Tech monopolies.


Mar 8, 2020

Robin on Super Tuesday, the Taliban-US “Peace Treaty,” NASA’s call for women astronauts, handwashing secrets, “self partnering,” advice to Bloomberg, and space junk. Guest: Sarah Macharia on how you can join the Global Media Monitoring Project.


Mar 1, 2020

Robin on the Weinstein verdict, gender and the coronavirus, a whole new calendar—and signals from space? Guest: Maysoon Zayid, a Palestinian-American feminist, stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and disability-rights activist with cerebral palsy.