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Our Nation's Infrastructure At Risk

Our Nation's Infrastructure At Risk

This To The Contrary documentary special takes a look at infrastructure.

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TTC Extra: Animal Abuser Registry

TTC Extra: Animal Abuser Registry

A Florida county approved a measure that will track people who abuse animals.

Women's News

Californian Becomes Second Citizen Granted "Non-Binary" Gender Status
NBC News

September 27, 2016  | Read More »

Sarah Kelly Keenan became the first woman in California, and second woman in the United States, to legally identify as "non-binary." Keenan took this decision to court and the judge signed off on the gender change without question.

Expansion Proposed for Women's Health Services Without a Copay
NPR

September 27, 2016  | Read More »

Copay free services for women can grow if federal officials are willing to adopt suggestions from medical providers. Draft recommendations are up until September 30th. The draft proposes breast cancer screenings and contraception methods used by men. The final recommendations will be submitted on December 1st and if adopted, could go into effect in 2018.

Trump's Struggle to Defend Calling Women 'Pigs,' 'Dogs,' and 'Slobs.'
Huffington Post

September 27, 2016  | Read More »

In the first presidential debate last night between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, jabs were taken at each other. Clinton brought up Trump's sexism, looking back on when he called women "Pigs," "Dogs," "Slobs," "Mrs. Housekeeping," and "Mrs. Piggy." Trump struggled to defend these remarks.

Labor Is A Women’s Issue
Motto

September 27, 2016  | Read More »

I am a home care worker. I am a mother. I am Black. I am a labor leader. What image comes to mind when you think of a labor leader? Do you think of a woman of color? Labor is about more than men working in factories or industrial fields. It’s about immigrants who toil on farms to provide food for America’s families. It’s about janitors and security officers who keep public buildings clean and safe. And it’s about millions of women of color like me who do hard, essential work in homes across the country.


Blog

At Last

September 27, 2016 At Last

By Sallie Bingham

Last night’s debate—hardly even a debate, in the usual sense—proved to me and to many others that we have a winner in Hillary Clinton, a “Happy Warrior” in her bright-red suit and gleaming smile, as a commentator called her, a winner who is happy in winning and who brings joy to my heart—and to many others.

Her nomination, and soon, her election (by no means assured unless we all get out there and phone bank and canvas and vote) measures a big, although nearly invisible, shift in American culture, one that was taking place during the two decades when some of us felt we were stranded in the old way.

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Shootings & Racial Unrest; A Historical Senate Race

September 23, 2016 Shootings & Racial Unrest; A Historical Senate Race

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the killings of black men and women by police and the historic California senate race.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Journalist Anushay Hossain, Washington Examiner’s Ashe Schow, Conservative Commentator Dana White, and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC).

Click read more to see what they had to say!

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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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