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  • Climate Change and Health - Ep. 390

    Climate Change and Health - Ep. 390

    Jonathan Patz, Professor & Director of Global Environmental Health, UW-Madison Professor Jonathan Patz speaks about his research regarding the health effect of global environmental changes.

  • Global Environmental Sustainability: What Can I do To...

    Global Environmental Sustainability: What Can I do To...

    Majid Sarmadi, PhD, School of Human Ecology, UW Madison Majid Sarmadi discusses issues of sustainability and how we can make changes that will improve the global environment.

  • The Right To Food - Ep. 201

    The Right To Food - Ep. 201

    Florence Chenoweth, Managing Director, The Human Rights Initiative, UW-Madison Florence Chenoweth discusses the political issues surrounding world hunger as well as the human rights to food and to be free from hunger.

  • November 4, 2011

    November 4, 2011

    Will sexual harassment allegations end Herman Cain's presidential run?; new report ranks countries for their opportunities for women; a new treaty aims to end abuse against domestic workers.

  • October 21, 2011

    October 21, 2011

    A new study says single-sex classrooms reinforce gender stereotypes; new data finds a woman's health can be affected by where she lives; moms' priorities regarding work and family.

  • October 28, 2011

    October 28, 2011

    Women are being drawn to the "Occupy" movements to improve their situations in a time of high unemployment, The use of pink and sexualized breasts during Breast Cancer Awareness Month has one journalist speaking out, As the world's population hits 7 billion people, two experts explain the impact that number will have on natural resources, war and women

  • October 19, 2012

    October 19, 2012

    As the third and final presidential debate draws close, a new survey shows GOP Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney pulls even with President Obama among women voters in swing states; a female college student's account of sexual violence goes viral; Salon columnist Joan Walsh talks about her new book which explores how and why so many white working class families defected from the Democratic Party.

  • August 31, 2012

    August 31, 2012

    With the GOP Convention over, the Republicans take their message on the road as the Democrats head to Charlotte to nominate President Obama as their candidate. Then, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis defends the administration with a Labor Day interview on women and jobs.

  • Immigration Special

    Immigration Special

    In a special edition of To The Contrary, host Bonnie Erbe examines the impacts immigration and population growth have on healthcare, poverty and our natural resources.

  • The Smoking Ban

    The Smoking Ban

    This week, we are talking about the smoking ban and how only one third of fines have been collected in Ohio. Health Departments are receiving less money from the state for enforcement, so that could become a taxpayer burden. Guests are Brad Espen, director of environmental health for Wood County Health Department and Stu Kerr, tobacco program coordinator, Toledo Lucas County Health Dept.

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