we speak with Melissa Ryan and Kev Choice about the trafficking of children. And later Poor News Network explores America’s War on the Poor.
On this special fund drive show, we talk with author, poet, teacher and activist Aya de Leon about her first novel, Uptown Thief, her writing career and growing up in the movement in Berkeley. Uptown Thief is the story of a Puerto Rican/Nuyorican sex worker-turned-feminist health worker who turns to robbing rich men to save her clinic. Aya discusses her views … Continued
Women Bearing Brunt of the Earthquake in Nepal Dr. Renu Adhikari talks about the disparate impact of natural disasters on women, and how we can help make sure that the needs and voices of Nepali women are included in the reconstruction efforts. Dr. Adhikari is an OB/GYN and founder of the Women’s Rehabilitation Center, a … Continued