Oct 17, 2021
Robin explores rising campaigns in the US and abroad to ban books and censor reporters, and revisits crusading Filipina journalist Maria Ressa, who was a prophetic special guest on the podcast in May 2018, and who has now just won the Nobel Prize.
Oct 10, 2021
In ironic dis-observance of Columbus Day, Robin devotes the entire episode to Louise McDonald Herne and Jonel Beauvais, two Mohawk women leaders who discuss Indigenous culture and the primacy of its feminism.
Oct 3, 2021
Robin (vaccinated twice and awaiting her booster!) takes on vaccines: their scrupulous science, surprisingly feminist history, testing, and mandates. Plus resistance (racist misuse), and opposition anti-vaxxers, Trumpists, and religionists.
Sep 26, 2021
As Congress votes, Robin deconstructs “infrastructure”—and finds a surprise. Special Guest: novelist and poet Sandra Cisneros on her new book, Martita, I Remember You.
Sep 19, 2021
Season premiere! Robin reports on the summer and goes full frontal attack on the end in Afghanistan and the urgent threat to women’s reproductive rights in the U.S. Guest: Alida Brill on her book, Nobody’s Business, about privacy and abortion.