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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
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When we see the tools of discrediting the truth happily taken on, now or in history- we might say this. The cost of the truth is, it turns out, th...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2014
  • Length: 11:09
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Second of five broadcasts on what's at stake for women in the upcoming elections. Today's topic: the minimum wage.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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Lia Claire Scholl on I Heart Sex Workers; Alexander Badenoch on writer's block and radio.

  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 36:44
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Lia Claire Scholl on harm reduction activism; Katy Scrogin on The Experience of God.

  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 39:08
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Kathryn Banakis on Bubble Girl; Mary Morrison on Orphan Black.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 31:24
Caption: Host Martha Burk
First of five broadcasts on what's at stake for women in the upcoming elections. Today's topic: Some candidates are promising to repeal Obamacare ...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Dr. Monica Mallampalli, Society of Women's Health Research, Credit: Today Show
This month I talk to professionals from a variety of backgrounds to try and understand what it takes to get a good night’s sleep. Whether it’s ins...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 28:21
Caption: livingbig.ca , Credit: living Big
Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Suzanne Kyra about healthy relationships. The importance of balance in our personal and professional...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 29:32
Caption: An archival WWII VD prevention poster, Credit: U.S. National Library of Medicine
How to tell past, present, and future partners about an STD.

  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 04:09
Caption: Host Martha Burk
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St. Andrews, Scotland, votes September 18 on whether to admit women. If the measures passes, the club will be fi...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Host Martha Burk
College students are hitting the road back to school this month. There’s no doubt it can be a wonderful experience. But for some, college will be ...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Host Martha Burk
August 14 marks the day in 1945 when President Truman announced Japan’s surrender in World War II. The war was over, but now Japan had to be rebuil...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Two and one half minute commentary on the backlash against the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision.

  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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Writer Tamara Winfrey Harris explores the image of "strong black women" in pop culture and brings together three friends to discuss real-life exper...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2014
  • Length: 19:54
Caption: Host Martha Burk
When the U.S. space program was launched, women were tested for astronaut duty -- and passed.

  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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Legendary riot grrrl musicians reflect on their history, politics, and new albums.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 41:57
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This episode digs into issues of monogamy. We tend to take monogamy for granted as a goal of relationships, but that's in part because it's an idea...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 19:29
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Why is it that white men in America are paid more—on average—than women and people of color in every single state? We dig into the realities behind...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 31:55
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Life is more interesting at the crossroads. On this show, we dig into the intersections where media meets identity politics, sports meet gender, fe...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 31:52
Caption: Jenny Slate stars in new film Obvious Child, which deals with abortion and romance (and fart jokes).
We look at the way movies and music discuss reproductive rights, including an analysis of Nicki Minaj lyrics, a history of American sex-ed films, a...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 33:28
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Two and one half minute commentary on corporate awards from magazines -- not always what they seem.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2014
  • Length: 02:30