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International Women’s Day Special: Nuclear Hotseat on Gender and Radiation & Self Care for Activists- March 8, 2020

11:00pm-11:30pm The Nuclear Hotseat Host Libbe HaLevy interviews Mary Olson on the disproportionate impact of nuclear radiation on the health of women and little girls.  Olson spent 28 years as a staff biologist and policy analyst at the Nuclear Information and Resource Service, working for the greater health and protection of people in communities impacted … Continued


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International Women’s Day Special: Intersectional Feminism – March 8, 2020

8:00pm-9:00pm  Intersectional Feminism Host Lisa Dettmer speaks with three pre-eminent Feminist activist scholars: Margo Okazawa-Rey, Paola Bacchetta and Gwyn Kirk, who provide an overview of contemporary intersectional and transnational feminism with a special attention to issues of race, class, sexuality and coloniality.  They discuss feminism’s importance in their lives and work, the importance of having … Continued


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International Women’s Day Special: “Two Revolutions, Many Secrets” and The State of Farm Laborer Women Today – March 8, 2020

A day of special programming of, by, and for women on International Women’s Day. 4pm-4:30pm: “Two Revolutions, Many Secrets” Host/Producer: Chana Wilson In this show, we hear the stories of two women refugees. One fled Shanghai during Mao’s Chinese revolution. The other, Chana’s grandmother, escaped the Bolshevik Revolution and Ukranian Pogroms. Both had secrets they … Continued


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International Women’s Day Special: Unhoused Women in Oakland – March 8, 2020

A day of special programming of, by and for women on International Women’s Day. 3pm-4pm Unhoused women in Oakland Award winning KPFA reporter Lucy Kang brings us two documentaries featuring unhoused women who are finding ways to survive and build community on the streets of Oakland, California. California has the largest number of unhoused people … Continued