Apr 26, 2014
Robin‘s comments range from unsourced quotes to the Cherokee Trail of Tears. Guests: Anita Hill reveals new aspects of her famous testimony in a personal conversation; Julie Burton parses the 2014 Status of Women in Media Report; Lenora Lee on dance and Chinese history.
Apr 19, 2014
Special show for Parkinson’s Awareness Month: Robin on finding a new feminist ‘front’ with her own diagnosis. Guests: neurologist Claire Henchcliffe on gender differences in treatment; Lori Katz on having Deep Brain Stimulation; Veronica Todaro’s public health overview.
Apr 12, 2014
Robin celebrates National Poetry Month with sister poets Irena Klepfisz, Toi Derricotte, and Ursula K. LeGuin reading poems and discussing the craft of poetry. Robin comments on the We Belong Together Campaign for sensible immigration reform—and why the media ignores it.
Apr 5, 2014
Robin on climate change indifference, and on how political scandals scapegoat women. Guests: Nina Khrushcheva on Russia’s Gulag mindset; Annie Leonard’s history of “stuff”; Linda Sarsour fights bigotry at Arab Americans; Maia Szalavitz on the right rehabs for addicted women.