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Women’s Magazine – April 30, 2012

Susan Youssef speaks to Kate Raphael about her new film “Habibi,” – which retells one of the world’s oldest love stories and simultaneously challenges the stereotype of the oppressed Arab woman. **We are giving away 2 tickets to the May 10 film screening of Habibi – so call in to win! When you hear the … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – April 2, 2012

Today we honor the passing of acclaimed poet, activist and teacher, Adrienne Rich. She died last week at the age of 82. Then we hear from Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies Professor, Maylei Blackwell, about various Chicana women’s issues, and her book, ¡Chicana Power! Contested Histories of Feminism in the Chicano Movement.


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Women’s Magazine – March 19, 2012

On today’s show, we hear the words and wisdom of veteran activists, Grace Lee Boggs and Angela Davis. In the first half of the show, Grace Lee Boggs reflects on her life, revolution, and her new book – The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism in the 21st Century. In the second half of the show, … Continued


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Women’s Magazine March 12, 2012 – March 12, 2012

Lisa Dettmer remembers lesbian ecofeminist and animal rights activist and author Marti Kheel. Kate Raphael talks with Sahar Francis, director of the Palestinian prisoner support group Addameer, about the case of hunger striking political prisoner Hana Shalabi, whose detention was a focus of International Women’s Day in Palestine. And we talk with Loubna Qatami of … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – March 5, 2012

In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, we rebroadcast two interviews done by Kate Raphael. She discusses the history of International Women’s Day and the importance of Internationalist Feminism with Bay Area activists, Aileen Clarke Hernandez and Judith Mirkinson. Kate also speaks with professor and author, Michelle Wallace, about race, gender, and … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – February 27, 2012

Eryn Matthewson speaks with Lateefah Simon, MacArthur fellow for her work on civil rights and women’s empowerment; Kate Raphael interviews Zainab al Khawaja, leading Bahraini human rights activist; and Saria Idana talks about her solo show exploring the Israel/Palestine issue, “Homeless in Homeland.”