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Caption: Host Martha Burk
AARP has done a feature on best places to retire for years, and Time magazine does a similar analysis on “best places to live.” But nobody has don...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2015
  • Length: 02:30
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With a look back at a 1967 Supreme Court case, we explain how social media companies have made us more comfortable with government surveillance, too.

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 09:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: "Big Time Sensuality" on MoMA's wall., Credit: Sarah Lilley
A 5-1/2 minute, sound-rich ride through the audio-guided Bjork exhibit (much lambasted in the press) at New York's Museum of Modern Art, March 8 th...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2015
  • Length: 07:51
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Having declared the Obama budget DOA, Republicans must now come up with one of their own.

  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 02:30
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Romance, dating, sex and - Muslim women? Nura Maznavi’s book “Love, InshAllah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women”

  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 22:46
Caption: Host Martha Burk
March 8 is International Women’s Day, so it’s time to check in on where the good old U S of A stands in relation to the rest of the world when it c...

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  • Added: Feb 26, 2015
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Financing a business plan or personal project usually means taking out a bank loan, but for many immigrants, there's another alternative. KFAI's Al...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:39
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Afghanistan is a place where peace just won’t stick. Radical Islamist Taliban insurgents have intensified their attacks on the capital with brazen ...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2015
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Host Martha Burk
The red carpet rolls out next Sunday – and hopefuls, hacks, and superstars alike will be chasing the most coveted prize in show business. But are w...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2015
  • Length: 02:30
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Using the stories of three amazing women who happened to be born male, including Filmmaker Lana Wachowski, I explore what it is really like to be T...

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2015
  • Length: 10:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Host Martha Burk
In addition to savage beheadings and mass shootings, radical Islamists want to send women back to the stone age. But women should fear radical Chr...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 02:30
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Teen radio journalist, Lilli Carlsen, traces how her journey to become a feminist directly corresponds to musical artist Beyonce’s lyrics. For many...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2015
  • Length: 06:41
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Having a difficult relationship with her own sister, Katia Hauser wondered what were the dynamics of other sister relationships. What made these re...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 04:11
Caption: Host Martha Burk
The U.S. Senate convened on January 6th, with 13 new members. Some people think 13 is a lucky number, and some say the opposite. When it comes to ...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2015
  • Length: 02:30
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This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Government Policy Produces Record Levels of Economic Inequality in U.S.; A...

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  • Added: Jan 01, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Two and one-half minute commentary on progress (or not) for women worldwide in 2014.

  • Added: Dec 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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Host Doug Storm is joined by Jen Maher, Rasul Mowatt and Justin Garcia a second time to try to figure out how to talk about rape, sexual violence a...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2014
  • Length: 57:04
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This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Ferguson Streets Explode in Anger After Grand Jury Opts Not to Indict Darr...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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"Impulse Under the Influence" examines campus rape culture and how easy access to alcohol exacerbates the incidence of sexual abuse.

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  • Added: Nov 18, 2014
  • Length: 55:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Debbie Walsh, director of the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University, tallies up how women fared in the 2014 elections. Alask...

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  • Added: Nov 13, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Host Martha Burk
After a drubbing in the elections President Obama says he wants to work with the new Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell.

  • Added: Nov 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Agnes Sampson and witches with devi, Credit: Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons
How magic and law shaped the witch trials of early modern Europe

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 29:33
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Fourth of five broadcasts on what's at stake for women in the upcoming elections. Today's topic: equal pay as a priority.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Third of five broadcasts on what's at stake for women in the upcoming elections. Topic: Reproductive rights.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Betty Davis, former wife of Miles Davis
This week, Ayana Contreras brings us vintage music from women whose careers were overshadowed by their associations with megastars. From the ex-wif...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 13:30