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Women’s Magazine – October 9, 2006

The Women’s Magazine will be discussing the recently published book The Color of Violence: The INCITE! Anthology which brings together the vital writings of 32 activists and scholars discussing innovative strategies of movement building and resistance used by women of color around the world fighting to eliminate violence against women at home and the world … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – October 2, 2006

This Monday the Women’s Magazine talks to two generations of African American women musicians, Bernice Reagon Johnson, co-founder of the internationally acclaimed African American women’s a cappela ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock, and her daughter, musician, and collaborator Toshi Reagon.


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Women’s Magazine – September 18, 2006

Theme: feminist art. Highlights: The Kearny Street Workshop’s presentation of the Eight Annual APAture Window on the Aarp of the Asian Pacific Americans; a new one-woman show by local artist Jovelyn Richards showing this weekend at New College in San Francisco; poems by South Asian women; a tribute to Sandra Tellis, a woman who was … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – September 11, 2006

Women activists and journalists today, with Joyce Lynn, Lynn Pentz and Barbara Honegger, critics of the Administration’s official story of the events of 911 in the first half hour, Sonali Kohatkar, co-director of the Afghan Women’s Mission on 911 as a pretext for war in Afghanistan. Spoken word by Ani diFranco, the Arab Film Festival’s … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – September 4, 2006

This Monday, September 4th, the Women’s Magazine on KPFA radio will celebrate women workers on Labor Day. We interview the directors of the film "Maquilapolis" showing at the Madcat Women’s Film Festival on September 21st, a film about the struggle of Mexican women to gain basic workplace rights. And we will speak to Leticia Hernandez … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – August 21, 2006

Theme: women and philanthropy, media. Highlights: A talk by Kavita Ramdas, head of the San Francisco-based Global Fund for Women; Jill Freeberg on the women in Oaxaca occupying a Mexican government owned radio and TV station and broadcasting their own voices over the air for two weeks. As head of the San Francisco Global Fund … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – August 14, 2006

Women’s Magazine on KPFA Radio features women’s voices on the crisis in the Middle East. We talk to Israeli Professor and author Tanya Reinhart about the new Middle East that the U.S. and Israel are trying to create. We also talk to Israeli women who are part of the Women’s Peace movement in Israel about … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – August 7, 2006

We will feature voices of women speaking out against the war in the Middle East and the invasion of Lebanon and Palestine. First, we will talk to Iraqi activist Haifa Zangana about the current political situation in occupied Iraq, the resistance against the occupation, and the demonstration against the recent Israeli invasion of Lebanon. Then … Continued


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Women’s Magazine – July 17, 2006

Host Jackie Barshak will discuss body image acceptance, fat discrimination and liberation, the politics of body size and shape oppression, the tyranny of slenderness and the diet industry with guests Laura Fraser, author of "Losing It:America’s Obsession with Weight and the Industry that Feeds on it"; cultural anthropologist Margaret McKenzie, and Colorlines Magazine’s Tammy Johnson. … Continued