Linda Hirshman

The history of MeToo and women’s wokeness since Chappaquiddick, with social historian Linda Hirshman

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This is the second half our interview with social historian Linda Hirshman, who joins us to talk about her new book, just released today, about the origins of the MeToo movement: “Reckoning: ...
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How Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sandra Day O’Connor changed the world, with historian Linda Hirshman

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My longtime friend Linda Hirshman, who wrote a book about how Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sandra Day O’Connor changed the world with their historic appointments to the Supreme Court ...

Busting up Google & Facebook, Biden’s troubles, and 2020 fundraising — with guest Eddie Vale

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Longtime union activist Eddie Vale joins us in today’s episode of the UnPresidented podcast to talk about trustbusting Google and Facebook, Biden’s mini-MeToo troubles, ...

“What’s next for women after MeToo & heading into 2020,” an interview with former Planned Parenthood CEO Gloria Feldt

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Former CEO and president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Gloria Feldt, joins us to talk about what’s next for women after MeToo. We discuss Gloria’s personal ...

Cheri Jacobus’ 1st-hand account of a woman attacked by Trump

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Cheri Jacobus went from being wooed by the Trump exploratory committee for the job of communications director, to being excoriated by Trump on social media, and ditched by Fox News ...

WTF, Virginia?

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Longtime Virginia politics blogger Lowell Feld, editor of Blue Virginia, joins us to talk about all the crazy politics coming out of the state of Virginia this week. Our discussion ...
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Trump/GOP corruption, remembering George Bush, and rapey Xmas songs (or not)

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In today’s UnPresidented podcast we discuss the Republicans trying to steal an election in North Carolina, and attempting to steal powers from Democratic politicians in other ...

Lots of great new polls for Democrats

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Yes, the whole Kavanaugh debacle sucked, but let’s get past that and focus on the good news: Lots of polls are still showing a Democratic wave barreling towards Washington in ...

Digby on Kavanaugh

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One of our favorite writers Heather “Digby” Parton, of the blog Hullabaloo, joins us for a long discussion of the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. (The ...

Elect Democratic women in November

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Democrats (and progressives) had a huge victory on Tuesday in the biggest primary day before the 2018 elections, and among those who won big: women. A record number of women are on ...
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Sexism at the Oscars, and bigotry in the Women’s March

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Women are a big topic of today’s podcast, with a discussion of sexism in Hollywood; and then a look at the controversy swirling around the Women’s March and its odd affinity ...

The Alt Right is trying to destroy Sam Seder

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UPDATE: We won! MSNBC has rehired Sam Seder! _________________________ ​Progressive icon and Majority Report host Sam Seder is under attack from the so-called “Alt Right.” ...

Roy Moore’s lawyer makes racist comments about MSNBC’s Ali Velshi

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Roy More’s lawyer Trenton Garmon brought up MSNBC’s Ali Velshi’s “awesome diverse background” in defending Roy Moore’s claim that he asks the parents ...
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