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This week, panelists discuss the challenges for women in positions of power, the new movie "Wadjda" and its impact, and how students are fighting against sexual assault on college campuses.
First, feminists use extreme tactics to protest Islam. Next, Margaret Thatcher's leaves behind a polarizing legacy. Then, female veterans become business leaders.
This week, panelists discuss a federal judge's ruling about the morning after pill. Then, Princeton alum Susan Patton has some advice for young women: find your husband in college. And, Behind the Headlines: Going Solo. More adults are choosing to live alone.
This week, panelists discuss why young women are running from political office. Then, the future of same-sex marriage after hearings in the US Supreme Court. And Behind the Headlines: Lauren Drain, a young woman who was banished from the Westboro Baptist Church.
This week, panelists discuss whether single parent families are leading to the decline of men. Then, we turn to a New York Magazine article about feminist women who choose to stay home. And, behind the headlines, a history of women in defense.
This week, panelists discuss the effect sequestration cuts will have on women and their children. Then, we turn to Marissa Mayer's surprising announcement about employees at Yahoo!. And, Behind the Headlines: Rep. Jan Schakowsky explains why cosmetics and personal care products may be more dangerous than you think.
This week, panelists discuss the future of the Violence Against Women Act; the impact of the Feminine Mystique 50 years after its original publishing and getting more black women and girls into technology.
This week on To the Contrary, we introduce you to 6 more Congresswoman: Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-OH), Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN), Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT), Rep. Annie Kuster (D-NH) and Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA).
This week, To the Contrary sits down with 5 of the newest women in Congress to discuss their goals for the first term. Guests include Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN), Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL), and Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM).
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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 ...More »
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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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.Read More »