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Women’s Magazine – April 21, 2008

What happens when women’s organizations become professionalized? Do career organizers drive out volunteers or help them participate more fully? How does corporate or government funding limit the political positions they can take?  Kate Raphael talks about the Nonprofit Industrial Complex with current and former leaders of San Francisco Women Against Rape. Plus, Sara Jaka explores … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – April 7, 2008

We talk to the organizer of the upcoming San Francisco Women’s Film festival and some of the women involved in the new documentary film  about camera women around the  world "Women Behind the Camera." And for poetry month we hear some poems from well known women poets like Audre Lorde and Nikki Giovanni and some … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – March 24, 2008

Global Fund for Women’s Africa Program Officer Muadi Mukenge talk to Preeti Shekar and Masum Momaya about the enormous violence against women in the Congo. Also, Lisa Dettmer highlights the alarming rise of HIV/AIDS among African American women; and Kate Raphael talks with organizers of Free Tibet protests in the Bay Area.


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Women’s Magazine – March 17, 2008

We look at the new asexuality movement that is coming out of the closet and making radical challenges to the compulsory sexuality of hypersexual culture. Malihe Razazan talks with Professor Nadje Al Ali about the History of Women’s Movement in Iraq, and the conditions of women under sanctions and US occupation. Dr. Nadje Al-Ali is … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – March 10, 2008

The Beat Is Tight But the Words Ain’t Right: Reflections on Hip-Hop by African American Women. Plus, Barbara Ehrenreich and Sabina Virgo speaking in 1998, with words that could have been written today.The Case of the New Jersey 4.And Faslane 365: a year of women-led blockades helps propel an anti-nuclear government to power in ScotlandAfter … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – February 4, 2008

As we go into super Tuesday, we look at the issues of race and gender that have been surrounding this presidential election with three women of color , U.C. Berkeley Professor Paola Bacchetta, Arlene Fenton from the Blog Black Women’s Vote and former Black Panther, Elaine Brown. www.kpfa.org/womensmagazine


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Women’s Magazine – January 21, 2008

Abortion rights, empowering immigrant women and the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Kate Raphael reports from the Walk For Life and the counterdemonstration against it; Preeti Shekar speaks with organizers of a workshop for professional immigrant women entering the U.S. workforce, and Safi wa Nairobi presents a collage  of African American women activists’ … Continued