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    Empower Work with Jaime-Alexis Fowler

    Ever had something go wrong at work and not know who you can trust for help? Instead of struggling to get through it on your own, what if you could send a text and chat it out with a trained peer? Today we talk with Jaime-Alexis Fowler, founder of Empower Work, where you can get fast, free, and confidential support by simply sending a text message.

  • Free Black Mamas with Veronica Rex

    One out of three people who are arrested in America can’t pay their bail, leaving them to sit behind bars for months while they wait for a trial—losing jobs, homes, […]

  • Friendshipping Is a Verb with Mary Pipher

    Older women are the happiest demographic in this country—but you wouldn’t know it based on how our culture talks about them. Mary Pipher, author of Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents […]

  • Decolonize Everything with Christine Nobiss

    Indigenous communities face all kinds of injustice—from violence to poverty to climate change. Yet their voices are often absent from policy discussions. We talk with Seeding Sovereignty’s Christine Nobiss about what it would look like to follow the lead of Indigenous people, and why violence against Indigenous women needs much more of our attention.

  • Are High Heels Feminist? with Summer Brennan

    Are high heels oppressive or powerful? Good or bad? Beauty or pain? What if the answer to all of those questions is...yes? We talk with Summer Brennan about her new book, High Heel, which explores how heels aren’t just about fashion or culture, but are really about women’s place in public life.

  • Working the Double Shift with Katherine Goldstein

    We hear lots of stories about motherhood and parenting. But not very many about moms themselves—except for ones where they feel guilty and exhausted all the time. Journalist Katherine Goldstein wants to change that. She joins us to talk about what it’s really like to be a working mom—and how she’s challenging the world around her, not conforming to it.

  • Sex Work is Work with Jessica Raven

    Stopping sex trafficking sounds like a great idea—and it is! But often, anti-trafficking laws actually make sex workers more vulnerable. We talk with sex work decriminalization advocate and all-around amazing guest Jessica Raven about the myths and realities of the sex trade, and how all us can better support people working in it.

  • Black Women Told You with Feminista Jones

    “When black women win, everyone wins.” This week, Feminista Jones tells us all about black feminism, social media, activism, and her new book, Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists Are Changing the World from the Tweets to the Streets.

  • Therapeutic Tarot with Jessica Dore

    Self reflection. Emotional care. Therapy. And...tarot? Hell yeah. The woman behind a wildly popular daily tarot reading on Twitter, Jessica Dore, shows us how mysticism and science can meet—and bring us all opportunities for healing and self-discovery.

  • Emotions at Work with Liz Fosslien

    You know we love talking about feelings, and we love talking about work. So when we saw that a new book was hitting stores this month called No Hard Feelings: The Secret Power of Embracing Emotion at Work, we just knew we had to talk with coauthor Liz Fosslien.

  • Transformative Meetings (No, Really!) with Priya Parker

    No one loves meetings, but we all attend them—probably a lot of them! So why are so many meetings so bad, and how can we make them better…or stop having them in the first place? On today’s show, we talk to author and facilitator Priya Parker about how to make gatherings of all kinds more meaningful, memorable, and inclusive.

  • Forget “Having it All” with Amy Westervelt

    It’s a motherlode of an episode this week! We’re talking all about kids, work, and how the two fit together—or, way too often, don’t. We're joined by Amy Westervelt—a journalist, podcast host, producer, the founder of podcast network Critical Frequency, mom to two kids, and the author of the new book, Forget “Having It All”: How America Messed Up Motherhood—and How to Fix It.

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