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Older Working Women; UN Women Funding; Flint Water Crisis

February 26, 2016

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss why women are working longer into old age, whether there is enough funding for gender equality in the UN’s budget, and the mom being hailed as one of the heroes to emerge from the Flint water crisis.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Progressive Commentator Patricia Sosa, The Daily Signal’s Genevieve Wood, GOP Political Strategist Jennifer Higgins, and Journalist Anushay Hossain.

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Older Working Women; UN Women Funding; Flint Water Crisis

February 26, 2016

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss why women are working longer into old age, whether there is enough funding for gender equality in the UN’s budget, and the mom being hailed as one of the heroes to emerge from the Flint water crisis.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Progressive Commentator Patricia Sosa, The Daily Signal’s Genevieve Wood, GOP Political Strategist Jennifer Higgins, and Journalist Anushay Hossain.

Click read more to see what they had to say!

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All about Women and Girls: A To the Contrary Film Festival

February 26, 2016

To the Contrary is launching its inaurgural film festival highlighting the rights and struggles of women, girls and diverse communities. Winning programs will be broadcast nationally on To the Contrary on PBS. Entries from women and men are accepted.  Watch for more information on categories and how to get your exceptoional film on air in the next few weeks.

Submissions open March 14, 2016

The Great I Am

February 25, 2016 Cameron Carpenter – The International Touring Organ in rehearsal

by Sallie Bingham

My comments a few days ago on “Mr. Trump” inspired many spirited replies, and also prodded me to think about the larger issues involved in any display of ego. That great source of manic and undisciplined energy must have some positive uses!

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Coverage v. Uncoverage: Which is a More Feminist Choice?

February 25, 2016

by Nosheen Hotaki

Wearing a hijab is not anti-feminism and does not necessarily symbolize oppression, a leading writer on women’s issues told a gathering at the Potter’s House in Washington, D.C. The event had mostly attracted ambitious college students who say they struggle with identity politics in college and are unsure of how to best use their education to help change the world. Sharon Smith, the author of Women and Socialism: Essays on Women’s Liberation, spoke about transnational feminism and the parallels between socialism and feminism.

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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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