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One Beakful At A Time

February 21, 2017

By: Sallie Bingham 

A Native American fable tells of the hummingbird that was able to put out a raging forest fire with one beakful of water at a time. There is guidance here for all of us who are already, after a month of this administration, feeling overwhelmed by noise and perhaps exhausted by the continuing crisis.

No one can take on all these issues at once. The number of petitions to be signed sometimes seems onerous. And yet this is the most important time yet for our participation to increase, rather than lag.

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Women In Politics, White House Advocates & Deportation

February 21, 2017

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss women pursuing careers in politics, the female faces of the White House and immigration.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Conservative Commentator Dana White, Former Wall Street Journal Reporter Asra Nomani and Republican Strategist Rina Shah.

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Trump Ethics; #ShePersisted; Political Relationship Stress

February 10, 2017

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the Trump family’s ethical conflicts, the GOP’s silencing and rebuking of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and how romantic relationships between politically diverse couples are faring following the 2016 election.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Senior Fellow for Independent Women’s Voices Patrice Lee, United States Institute of Peace’s Manal Omar, Watchdog.org reporter Ashe Schow and Exceptional Leadership Institute for Women Founder Avis Jones DeWeever.

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Bold & Black: A Celebration of Courageous Black Women

February 10, 2017

This Black History Month, To The Contrary honors black women.

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A Perhaps Hand: Art and Crisis

February 09, 2017

By Sallie Bingham:

Spring, e e cummings wrote, is “a perhaps hand in the window”—not like a perhaps hand but in fact a hand—tentative, unexpected, likely to be withdrawn without notice. As we bask here in Santa Fe in Blackberry winter—that short interval in February when the temperature rises into the forties, which is supposed to “set” the coming fruit on blackberry bushes—I’m reminded of that perhaps hand, which will be withdrawn when the next winter storm roars in, in two days.

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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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