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Dershowitz Accusations; SPLC Controversy; HIV in Africa

Dershowitz Accusations; SPLC Controversy; HIV in Africa

Accusations against Alan Dershowitz, the controversy surrounding SPLC, Global Gag Rule

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TTC Extra: #MeToo ''Blacklist''

TTC Extra: #MeToo ''Blacklist''

A former Fox News contributor says women who report assault are being blacklisted

Women's News

How Student Loan Forgiveness Could Close The Pay Gap For Women
Forbes

April 24, 2019  | Read More »

If you’re wondering why so many 2020 Presidential hopefuls are talking about solving the student loan crisis, it’s because student debt has ballooned to a staggering $1.5 trillion dollars in the United States. But who does this debt really impact? Women hold almost two-thirds ($890 billion) of student debt while men hold $490 billion, according to a report last year by the American Association of University Women. That means that reducing student debt in the United States would not only boost our economy, it could help speed the closing of the pay gap for women. But it's not just a topic for presidential candidates. Forward-thinking companies are also implementing solutions that help staff pay down student loans because offering assistance has had real impact on recruitment in an exceptionally tight job market. Let’s take a closer look at how student debt breaks down by the numbers.

Music’s Biggest Stars Are Women. Music Festivals Would Make You Think Otherwise.
Vox

April 24, 2019  | Read More »

The recent two-weekend Coachella music festival in Indio, California, effectively marked the beginning of music festival season. More than serving as a platform for music’s trendsetters, music festivals are cultural experiences unto themselves, where celebrities pop up among the regular attendees and fashion trends are on exhibit. In many ways, their influence has permeated beyond the festival grounds.

A Woman Woke Up From A Coma 27 Years After A Horrifying Car Crash Where She Almost Died Shielding Her 4-Year-Old Son
Insider

April 24, 2019  | Read More »

An Emirati woman woke from a coma 27 years after a car crash that almost killed her. In 1991, Munira Abdulla, then 32, was being driven back from her son Omar's school when the car hit a school bus in the city of Al Ain, according to The National, a newspaper based in the United Arab Emirates. She shielded Omar, who was 4, from the impact. Omar Webair, now 32, told The National how he escaped the crash practically unhurt while his mother almost died.

The Most Prolific People On Twitter Are Mostly Women, Pew Survey Finds
CNBC

April 24, 2019  | Read More »

Women make up the majority of Twitter’s most prolific users, a new Pew Research Center survey has found. In a report published Wednesday, researchers found a number of differences between Twitter’s most active users compared to the majority of people on its platform. According to Pew, an estimated 80% of all tweets from U.S. adult users come from just the top 10% of Twitter users, who tweet a median of 138 messages a month. The median Twitter user, by comparison, posts just two times a month, Pew said.


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Dershowitz Accusations; SPLC Controversy; HIV in Africa

April 19, 2019 Dershowitz Accusations; SPLC Controversy; HIV in Africa

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the accusations against Alan Dershowitz, the controversy surrounding the Southern Poverty Law Center, and HIV in Africa.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Anushay Hossain, Founder, Anushay’s Point; Rina Shah, Republican Strategist; and Tiana Lowe, Commentary Writer, Washington Examiner.

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Digital Privacy; Joe Biden; Marriage Fundamentalism

April 12, 2019 Digital Privacy; Joe Biden; Marriage Fundamentalism

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss digital privacy, Joe Biden’s poll numbers, and a new report that takes issue with what it terms “marriage fundamentalism.”

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Sabrina Schaeffer, Consulting Director, White House Writers Group; Frmr. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD); Patrice Lee Onwuka, Senior Policy Analyst, Independent Women’s Voices; and Debra Carnahan, Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor.

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The Host

About the Host - Bonnie Erbé

To The Contrary Host: Bonnie Erbé

Bonnie Erbé is a nonpartisan, award-winning American journalist and television host based in the Washington, D.C. area who has ...

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