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Women’s Magazine – Community media-maker Mary Ratcliffe and singer-activist MamaCoAtl

Another View of the Crisis at KPFA and Pacifica. Kate Raphael and Preeti Shekar are joined by Pacifica Executive Director Arlene Engelhardt, lawyer and former board member Carol Spooner and former staff member Maria Gelardin to discuss Pacifica’s history of conflict, the tensions between paid and unpaid staff and how to best serve our communities. … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – Another View of the Crisis at KPFA and Pacifica

Kate Raphael and Preeti Shekar are joined by Pacifica Executive Director Arlene Engelhardt, lawyer and former board member Carol Spooner and former staff member Maria Gelardin to discuss Pacifica’s history of conflict, the tensions between paid and unpaid staff and how to best serve our communities. And Lisa Dettmer speaks with economist Stephanie Luce about … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – November 8, 2010

Today, we take a look at the Tea Party and Tamil Poetry.  UC Berkeley professor, Ruth Rosen examines the role of women in the Tea Party.  Then Lakshmi Sriraman and Aniruddhan Vasudevan discuss how they use dance and theater to express women’s Tamil Poetry.  The Women’s Community Calendar informs us about upcoming feminist events.


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Women’s Magazine – Freedom’s Warrior: The Life and Times of Marilyn Buck

This special hour-long documentary looks at the extraordinary life of the late political prisoner and freedom fighter Marilyn Buck. Using interviews with Marilyn’s friends, chosen family, fellow prisoners and lawyers, as well as clips from her own films, poetry and interviews with her, the piece asks the question, “What is the meaning of a life … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – Migration Poetry, Feminist Peacemaker Legends, and honoring UNSCR 1325

We speak with internationally acclaimed poet, performer, and activist – Shailja Patel – about her poetry and new book, Migritude. Historian Louise Knight talks about legendary feminist peacemaker – Jane Addams – as part of a 10 anniversary celebration of UN Security Council Resolution – 1325. And of course, we bring you the Women’s Community … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – October 4, 2010

Epcerpts of the award-winning film, “Ruthie and Connie: Every Room in the House.” This delightful documentary follows the lives of Ruth Berman and Connie Kurtz. The two met in 1959 as heterosexual married neighbors in Brooklyn and 15 years later, left their husbands for one another. The lifelong partners overcame both internal and external homophobia … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – September 27, 2010

 This Monday Women’s Magazine featured an interview with the award winning filmmaker Simone Bitton director of  “Rachel” the newly released and  deeply moving investigatory documentary that examines the death of peace activist and International Solidarity Movement (ISM) member Rachel Corrie, who was crushed by an Israeli army bulldozer in the Gaza Strip in 2003. We … Continued