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False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton

July 16, 2016
| If Hillary Clinton is elected, she will be the first woman president in U.S. history. Major women's organizations have endorsed her. A new book raises questions about Clinton's commitment to feminism.
Length: 17:17 minutes (15.84 MB)

Free trade! What is it good for?

July 4, 2016
| Kate Raphael of KPFA Women's Magazine asks Professors Maria Floro and Stephanie Seguino, two of the premier voices on gender equity and globalization, to demystify trade policy.
Length: 28:48 minutes (39.56 MB)
Image: Facebook/Nour el Sherbini
| May 25, 2016
| May 24, 2016

'Demoting Venus': Archaeologists disagree about prehistoric female figurines

May 22, 2016
| Was the Willendorf Venus pornography, portrait, or something else?
Length: 29:08 minutes (40.02 MB)

Tea strike! Women workers unite and win in Kerala, India

April 14, 2016
| Women who harvest tea made an end run around the unions and negotiated their own deal.
Length: 29:08 minutes (40.02 MB)

Women in P.E.I. regain access to abortion after 35 years

April 11, 2016
| On March 31, the P.E.I. government said they would start providing local access for abortions by the end of 2016. The change in policy was the result of a legal challenge by Abortion Access Now PEI.
Length: 16:17 minutes (14.91 MB)
Asia Pacific Currents

Women's rights and the struggle for equality in the Philippines

March 17, 2016
| Interview with Lisa Maza on the struggle for gender equality in the Philippines, and updates on workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region.
Length: 28:57 minutes (13.26 MB)

Fill in Wikipedia's gaps

Wikipedia has helped bring a lot of new information about people that ordinary encyclopedias missed.  However, there are still a lot gaps. Many women and people of colour have tiny blurbs or nothing about them at all on the site.  Many have made important contributions as artists, writers, thinkers, and have books written about them.  Let's take this on!


Image: Flickr/Ged Carroll
| March 10, 2016
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