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Femvertising, "#RapeHoax", Food Security Part II

Femvertising: including women on ad campaigns has proven successful for huge corporations. "#RapeHoax": A smear campaign ...


TTC Extra: Cannes Film Festival's

TTC Extra: Cannes Film Festival's "Heelgate"

A controversy dubbed "Heelgate" at the Cannes Film Festival. Women were turned away from the red carpet if they were not ...


The Foreign Service: In Search of Diversity

May 29, 2015 The Foreign Service: In Search of Diversity

This week on PBS' To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, a documentary edition discussing diversity in the Foreign Service.

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Femvertising, "#RapeHoax" and Food Security Part II

May 22, 2015 Femvertising,

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss  the fourth wave of feminism, the social media campaign #rapehoax, and part two of our series on food security.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is 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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Women's News

Why A Journalist Scammed The Media Into Spreading Bad Chocolate Science

May 29, 2015  | Read More »

Earlier this spring, headlines around the world trumpeted an exciting bit of news that seemed too good to be true: "Eating that bar of chocolate can HELP you lose weight," as Britain's Daily Mail put it. From India to Australia and Texas to Germany, news organizations shared findings published in the International Archives of Medicine in late March. The problem? The study they were based on was pure junk. And the person behind it, John Bohannon, would be the first to tell you that.

Poverty-Linked Heart Risks High for Poor Black Women

May 29, 2015  | Read More »

(Reuters Health) -- Among African American adults with low education and income levels, the increase in risk of heart disease or stroke associated with living in poverty is largest for women and people under age 50, according to a large new study. In the Mississippi African American population studied, women with the lowest "socioeconomic position" were more than twice as likely to have heart disease or stroke as those with the highest socioeconomic position.

Why This One Photo Speaks Volumes About America’s Political Evolution

Why This One Photo Speaks Volumes About America’s Political Evolution

May 29, 2015  | Read More »

On Wednesday, Grammy-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar performed on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” This fact alone tells you a lot of what you need to know about what’s happening in American politics. I got into Kendrick in 2010 when I discovered his “Look Out for Detox” freestyle ahead of the release of his first album, “Section.80.” His organic virtuosity and rejection of conventions was exciting and new; so were his radical politics. Never in a million years would I have expected to see him on America’s most popular afternoon talk show, broadcast into middle America’s living rooms.

In Search of the Democratic Soul

In Search of the Democratic Soul

May 29, 2015  | Read More »

A Google search for the phrase "soul of the Democratic Party" yields thousands of hits, because the struggle for that soul has been a perennial subject of debate. I've probably used the phrase myself. But after a week spent tracking the independent left's political progress, I've become even more convinced that politicians should seek the soul of the country instead. Tap into that, and the rest will follow.

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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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