• • • Past Episodes • • •
Our Body Politic’s weekly episodes feature in-depth conversations about the economy, health, politics, education, the environment, and the most prescient issues – because all issues are women’s issues.
Anita Hill on Fighting Gender Violence for Thirty Years, How the Digital Economy Infringes on Our Civil Rights, and the Mask Debate in Schools
This week I spoke with Anita Hill thirty years after she first testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee that Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her. She discussed what we can do to address sexual assault in her new book, “Believing: Our...
Healing from Racial Trauma in the Workplace, Celebrating WOC in Hollywood’s Nerdiest Genres, and a Frank Conversation About the Future of the U.S. Military
This week I spoke with author Minda Harts about the moment she made a difficult decision to leave a racist work environment and prioritize her mental health. Journalist Adam Serwer shared why he felt it was important to write about the Trump Presidency, even if he...
Why Economic Recovery Has Been Slow for WOC, Research Says Millennials of Color Are Worried & Hopeful about Money, and How Pauli Murray’s Writing & Thinking Still Influence Us Today
This week, I celebrated the show’s first anniversary with a conversation on Black homeownership and the importance of housing policy with 2021 MacArthur fellow and historian Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor. The data scientists at the GenForward survey dissected the anxiety...
Reporting on Domestic Extremism, One Family Marked by It and White Evangelical Christianity’s Extremist Links
Our Body Politic turns a year old this week, when episode 54 drops this coming Friday. Episode 53 was particularly intense and moving for me, as I talk to award-winning reporter Chris Jones, the Report for America fellow at 100 Days in Appalachia. We both go to cover...
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