Dec 11, 2017
Author Liza Jessie Petersen joins the podcast to discuss her experiences as a pre-GED teacher to young men embroiled in the criminal justice system. In her book, All Day: A Year of Love and Survival Teaching Incarcerated Kids at Rikers Island, Petersen shares insights on the daily lives of her students, her mission...
Nov 27, 2017
A Listen, Ladies bonus episode! Listen, Ladies contributor and BuzzFeed producer Julia Moser joins the podcast for a feature interview with author and activist Jaclyn Friedman. Friedman is the author of the new book, Unscrewed, which explores sex, harassment, and the abuse of power.
Nov 20, 2017
Guest co-host Kelly Kern joins the podcast this week to help raise awareness of the ongoing and tragic humanitarian crisis unfolding in Myanmar, which has led to over 600,000 refugees flooding into Bangladesh in recent months. Our guest, international relations scholar research and policy professional, Mayesha...
Nov 6, 2017
Bloomberg Businessweek writer Claire Vernon Suddath joins the podcast to talk about her article, "My Big House: My family once enslaved people. What do I do about that?" Through a deep dive into her own family's connections to the Civil War era, Suddath raises important questions about how slavery and the entrenched...
Oct 23, 2017
Journalist and author Katherine Zoepf joins the podcast to discuss social change in Saudi Arabia, and the country's lifting of a ban that prevented women from driving. Zoepf has done in-depth reporting throughout the Middle East for the New Yorker and other publications, specifically focusing on the experiences of women.