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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/EleanorandHick.mp3Everyone knows Eleanor Roosevelt, but her other half was Lorena Hickock. They were as was said “intimate partners,” who greatly influenced FDR and the New Deal. A most unlikely couple: Eleanor from wealth and privilege, Hick from nothing of the

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/WoodardAmNations2016.mp3With the election of Donald Trump, there’s talk of secession in California. But have we ever really been one nation? Certainly not.  Colin Woodard, author of the acclaimed book “American Nations,” reveals a history of eleven rival regional nations and

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/MarriageSchwartz.mp3Far from the fears right wingers had that same sex marriage would be a threat to the institution, lawyer Elizabeth Schwartz who specializes in the field, argues same sex marriage may actually strengthen the institution. Too many people go into

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/RojavaWomen.mp3We’ve all heard of ISIS, we know Iraqi forces flee from them. But have you heard of the Kurdish women warriors of Rojava? ISIS is scared of them. And nation/state powers like Turkey also fear them. Who are these new

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/BrownfieldIsrael9_16.mp3It’s starting to fade. The unquestioned backing by Jewish Americans for the State of Israel is slipping.  As author Allan C Browfield discusses, Zionism actually has a short shelf life among Jewish Americans. Before 1948, it was condemned by most

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/BrownfeldIsrael5_16.mp3And not just for Palestinians. With the ascent of the nationalistic right, even Jewish Israelis are feeling the sting of government assaults on democracy. Allan Brownfeld, editor of the magazine of The American Council for Judaism, explains how democracy is

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/Norway.mp3When Americans hear the word socialism, they feel frightened. Bernie Sanders has looked to the nations of Scandinavia for models, while Hillary Clinton runs away from that. What is reality? On this show, Ann Jones (author of Kabul in Winter

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/PamSmartCase.mp3The ice princess, the black widow. Since the circus of a trial on 1990, Pam Smart has remained in jail with a sentence worse than for Charles Manson. It was a made-for-the-movies spectacle in which the judge said he wanted

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/BillsQuills.mp3Did you know the place with the most stringent gun control was the South? Or that alcohol had a lot to do with the creation of the Bill of Rights? Though of course they couldn’t see into the 21st century,

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/ProVoice.mp3It may be the most heated of all disagreements: For decades each side has been locked in bitter conflict, each wanting to obliterate the other. ProVoice: How To Keep Listening When the World Wants A Fight is a new book

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/MarriageLaw.mp3Marriage and family law used to be so simple: men ruled, period. But with the expansion of what a family means,  a whole world of potential legal issues comes up. There can be friendly, not scary, contracts, explains guest Martha

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/Spain%20Bodies.mp3The government of Spain wants it to all just go away. But over 100,000 civilians were murdered without a trace by the fascist Franco government during and after it’s civil war, and now volunteers are combing through Spanish earth digging

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There used to be momentum privatizing publuc utilities. But now it’s swinging back to public ownership and control. On part one, Slate columnist Matt Yglesias looks at what it means for the common good.And on part two, Ian Millhiser, Senior Constitutio…

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 It’s been part of American culture since the sixties. On this show we look into how feminism has evolved, with author Anna David, whose new book Falling for Me is experiencing brisk sales.
We know what it was back then, but what does feminism me…

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The Republicans in power are terrified. Their deep fear of female sexuality is what’s really behind their attacks on Planned Parenthood and marriage equality. They actually see feamle sexuality as a subversive force that needs to be strictly controlled…

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Equal marriage supporters are celebrating, sure. But reproductive rights are also affected by Judge Vaughn Walker’s recent decision overturning California’s Proposition 8, which had banned same sex marriages. What lies ahead for equal marriage rights? …

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At last gay couples are gaining the right to marry. But given how often marriage is sexless and oppressive to the individuals involved, others are wondering: Is it time to rethink the whole institution?  On this edition of Portside Burt Cohen talk…

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Has the tide turned? Equal marriage rights seem to be sweeping the country, and New Hampshire is close, very close. On this edition of  Portside, Burt Cohen talks with Mo Baxley, head of the Freedom to Marry Coalition. Why isn’t civil union good e…

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