• Food Security

    Food Security

    The threats to our food supply, including illness and environmental factors. And, the issues that arise with The transportation of goods.

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  • Racist Violence; Hollywood vs. Congress; Freelance Economy

    Racist Violence; Hollywood vs. Congress; Freelance Economy

    Racist Violence: Author Chloe Angyal's op-ed on white women's passive role in racist attacks. Hollywood vs. Congress: Actress Meryl Streep's call to action for equal rights for women. Freelance Economy: why the head of the Freelancers Union says freelancing is feminist.

  • State of the World's Fathers;<br>HeForShe; #TheNew10

    State of the World's Fathers;
    HeForShe; #TheNew10

    This Father's Day, we take a look at a report on how fatherhood is evolving, along with a panel made up of fathers. Plus, the progress of the UN's campaign to get men involved in gender equality. And, women will start appearing on $10 bills in 2020.

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  • Michelle Obama; Workplace Priorities;<br>Human Trafficking

    Michelle Obama; Workplace Priorities;
    Human Trafficking

    The First Lady speaks on race relations and becoming a role model. A new IWF study finds women value different things at work. The efforts made by Catholic Charities of Arkansas to stop trafficking in America.

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Food Security

Food Security

Part I: The threats to our food supply, including illness and environmental factors. PANEL: Danielle Moodie-Mills, Amber ...


TTC Extra: White House Campout

TTC Extra: White House Campout

As part of the Let's Move initiative, the First Lady hosted a group of 4th grade girl scout troops at the White House. The ...

Women's News

Women's World Cup: USA lift the trophy after Carli Lloyd shreds Japan

July 06, 2015  | Read More »

Carli Lloyd’s fiance Brian wanted to come to Vancouver to see her play in the Women’s World Cup final. Lloyd told him to stay home. He had to watch her score a hat-trick and lift the trophy on television instead. “My fiance was coming, until I made sure he wasn’t. It’s just so demanding mentally – I feel more mentally zapped right now than physically,” Lloyd said after the match. “I want him here now to celebrate, but I just had to focus.”

The week in feminist news: The Beach Body ad Lives On, Katy Perry Roars and Love for Laura Bassett

July 06, 2015  | Read More »

You may have noticed that those Protein World adverts – the ones that demanded to know you if you were “beach body ready”? on your daily commute – have largely disappeared after a change.org petition to have them removed garnered more than 71,000 signatures. However, the Advertising Standards Agency has since ruled that they are not, in fact, offensive or socially irresponsible as the petition – and many social media campaigns – claimed.

FM July 7: #Mansplaining / South African Queer Film / ‘For Fork’s Sake’

July 06, 2015  | Read More »

This week on Feminist Magazine with hosts Lynn Harris Ballen & Karina Elias : What happens when you tweet a snapshot of a campus statue and hashtag it #Mansplaining? Well Cathy de la Cruz did just that, with a photo taken by her friend Ash Hernandez, and it took over the internet. We hear all about the media fallout from Cathy and Ash, plus talk to them about how it started conversations about gender, art, feminism, public space, body language, humor, and more.

Women Don’t Have “Maiden” Names: A Modest Proposal to Retire The Descriptor

July 06, 2015  | Read More »

Last weekend the New York Times published an article about women and marriage and names—a perennially complicated topic that touches on matters of family, identity, feminism, and choice. The piece, by Claire Cain Miller and Derek Willis (more on their names in a minute), states that more women are opting not to take on their husbands’ surnames upon marriage, instead keeping their original names—about 20 percent, they report.


Food Security Part I & II

July 03, 2015 Food Security Part I & II

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss Food Security in the United States.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Host of Politini Danielle Moodie-Mills, Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum Amber Smith, Republican Strategist Rina Shah Bharara, Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor Debra Carnahan, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Liberal Commentator Erin Matson, Network of Enlightened Women President Karin Agness, and Founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of the Hispanic Post Clara Del Villar.

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TTC Millennial Voices
A Family That Sings Together Stays Together... Especially The First Family

July 01, 2015 <b>TTC Millennial Voices</b><br>A Family That Sings Together Stays Together... Especially The First Family

By Zoe Spielvogel

“So, are you a Democrat now?”

My brother Max asked me this seemingly profound question after I sent him a series of pictures from First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Girl Scout Campout held on the South Lawn of the White House Tuesday evening.

I’ve always considered myself politically independent, seldom buying into the “fiscally conservative, socially liberal” line fellow non-partisans often like to throw around. I often find that members of both political parties have incredibly coherent and logical arguments – except when they, you know, don’t – and I usually side with whoever makes a more valid point in any given debate.

That being said, the Let’s Move! Outside Campout featured the President and the First Lady in a natural setting that almost made me forget that I was in the heart of global political activity. That is until my brother sprung that thought-provoking question on me.

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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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