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Sexual Assault: The White House calls on men get involved. Feminist Men: Why men don't advocate for women. Child Slavery: One young woman's memoir and the conflict in Nigeria. PANELISTS: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC), Republican Pollster Kellyanne Conway; Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy, Journalist Anushay Hossain
A Special Documentary Edition: Too Many People, Too Little Water - The Drying of America. To the Contrary takes an in-depth look into our depleting water supply; the causes and what, if anything, we can do to reverse this trend. From Nevada, Arizona and California in the west to North and South Carolina on the east coast, this provocative documentary takes you to communities struggling with the impact of this critical problem.
Confidence Gap: Is a lack of confidence the main thing holding women back? Sexual Assault: Young people report seeing harassment as normal. Behind the Headlines: Jesus Feminist. Why this author says the term is not a contradiction. PANEL: Progressive Magazine Editor-in-chief Ruth Conniff, Former EEOC Chair Cari Dominguez, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), The Heritage Foundation’s Genevieve Wood
Sebelius Resigns: Secretary of Health & Human Services steps down after Affordable Care Act failures. Women Voters: Why women don't vote for women. Stay-Home-Moms: More women are staying home to raise their children. Women Veterans: Employing service women after service. PANELISTS: Francesca Chambers, Megan Beyer, Patricia Sosa, Jennifer Marshall
Gender Pay Gap: How mothers affect their daughters' income. SCOTUS Decision: How the campaign finance decision could be helpful for women. Behind the Headlines: Technology - Empowering or Enslaving? PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Red Alert Politics Editor Francesca Chambers, The Gender Equality Project’s Megan Beyer, Republican Strategist Bettina Inclan
Carter & Religion: The former president says most religions are sexist. Marriage & Divorce: why millennials want to get married, but aren't. Behind the Headlines: Cindy Chupack, an award-winning screenwriter, on women and humor. PANEL: Sabrina Schaeffer, Executive Director, Independent Women’s Forum; Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor Debra Carnahan; Journalist Anushay Hossain; Republican Strategist Rina Shah
Contraception Cases: Do for-profit corporations have religious rights? Ban Bossy: Sheryl Sandberg says everyone should stop calling young girls "bossy." Behind the Headlines: Congresswomen talk about the past and future of women in leadership. PANEL: The New Agenda’s Amy Siskind, President, Gloucester Institute Kay Coles James, NPR host Avis Jones DeWeever, Republican Strategist Rina Shah
Women in Media: Distressing numbers from a new report. Sochi Olympics: Are some courses too extreme for women? Mountaintop Removal Mining: How this unregulated practice contributes to pollution. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Republican Strategist Rina Shah; Kim Gandy, CEO National Network to End Domestic Violence; Former Bush White House Aide Mercy Viana Schlapp; Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition’s Janet Keating
Wendy Davis: Are her newest declarations on abortion flip-flopping or consistent? Women-Owned Businesses: They may outlast male-owned companies in certain areas. Behind the Heaadlines: Jane Pauley on reinventing yourself. PANEL: Sam Bennett, Jennifer Marshall, Danielle Moodie-Mills, Rina Shah
Sochi Olympics: Controversy over gay rights at the Winter Olympics. Vatican vs. United Nations: The Holy See is under pressure over the women who worked at the Magdalene laundries. Behind the Headlines: Chai Feldblum on how the EEOC will deal with pregnancy discrimination. PANEL: Hadley Heath, Anushay Hossain, Hilary Rosen, Francesca Chambers
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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 »
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She won’t sail, she can’t sail, this great queenly 120 feet long, three-masted white ship; her sails are furled, covered with their canvas slings and tied down tight, and the hydraulics that would grind them aloft are silent. One of these tall aluminum masts broke in a 15-knot wind some weeks ago with a terrible crack, a sundering, and a crash. Now the coastguard has ordered that the sails cannot be raised until all the masts are stripped of their paint and minutely inspected for more cracks.Read More »
This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss Birth of A Nation’s director and star Nate Parker’s 1999 rape case, Donald Trump’s new campaign team and advisors and France’s ban on burkinis.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Author and Activist Siobhan “Sam” Bennett, Republican Strategist Jennifer Higgins, Washington Examiner Columnist Ashe Schow, and Democratic Strategist Atima Omara.
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