Dec 16, 2018
Special end-of-year program, featuring poetry. Also, Robin on Nancy Pelosi, Angela Merkel, Voyagers 1 and 2 entering interstellar space, Rwandan women seizing the fishing industry, South Korean women smashing make up—and termite engineers.
Dec 9, 2018
Robin on Trumper erosion of sexual-offense-survivor rights, Sudan’s new rape tragedy, an unprecedented push-back from Roman Catholic nuns, and women’s migraines. Guest: Sisonke Msimang, South African author born in exile, who found her global voice.
Dec 2, 2018
Robin on Sheryl Sandberg and the fall of Facebook, bionic Swedes, the new U.S. serial killer, child-friendly refurnishings of Congress, and making the Census "sexy." Guest: Linda Kay Klein, on escaping from and exposing evangelical "purity" culture.
Nov 18, 2018
Robin on the Girl Scouts, "menstrual equity," post-midterms exhaustion and celebration, Earth's most massive organism—and sexualized violence as a hate crime. Guest: Cecile Richards—leaving Planned Parenthood to make even more (beautiful) trouble!
Nov 11, 2018
Robin on the overlooked glory of the election and the Everywoman who made it real, plus toxic sunscreens and Rupert Murdoch. Guest: Jessica Ladd, founder and CEO of Callisto, which puts powerful technology at the service of sexual assault survivors.