This week, I spoke with Nadia Hashimi, an Afghan-American pediatrician and novelist who advocates for Afghan women, about what she’s heard from people on the ground there now. Tech contributor Mutale Nkonde explained how average social media users are being pulled into a network of disinformation about the Covid-19 vaccine. New York Times reporter Somini Sengupta made the case that there is still a lot we can do to mitigate climate disaster. On this week’s roundtable, Sippin’ the Political Tea, Errin Haines of The 19th and Brittany Packnett Cunningham of the podcast Undistracted joined me to discuss voting rights, New York’s new Governor, and why we need to reframe #MeToo as a social justice issue.
Centering the Experiences of Afghan Women, Why the U.N. Climate Report is a Gift, and #MeToo as a Social Justice Issue
Aug 28, 2021 | Our Body Politic