Equal Time with Martha Burk

Series produced by KSFR

Caption: Host Martha Burk
Host Martha Burk 

Weekly 2 1/2 minute public affairs commentary on topics in the public debate, political issues, and how decisions in Washington and around the world affect ordinary citizens, often with an emphasis on women. Critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news.

Equal Time with Martha Burk originates weekly from KSFR public radio in Santa Fe.

Host Martha Burk is a nationally recognized journalist and women's leader. She is Money Editor for Ms. Magazine, and her blog is frequently on the front page of The Huffington Post. Burk is also immediate past Chair of the National Council of Women's Organizations, the nation's oldest and largest coalition of women's groups.

Burk's commentary explores many topics on past progress, future change, and what it means for women and men -- as citizens, as voters, and as inhabitants of the world we live in and help to shape.

For those who are curious and who care about what's going on the the public debate (with no shouting) and issues/ what's at stake now and in the future.

Each commentary is two and one half minutes (02:30)


127 Pieces

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Two and one half minute commentary on why House Republicans took their 40th meaningless vote to repeal Obamacare before getting out of town for a 5...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one half minute commentary on the blame that's been aimed at Hillary Clinton because of Anthony Weiner's sex scandal.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one half minute commentary by series host Martha Burk on low wage employment -- and the worst offender is a big surprise.

  • Added: Jul 23, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one half minute commentary by series host Martha Burk on discrimination at Muirfield, the golf club hosting the 2013 British Open.

  • Added: Jul 16, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one half minute commentary by series host Martha Burk on putting anti-choice women out front in the fight over restricting abortion in Texas.

  • Added: Jul 09, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one half minute commentary by series host Martha Burk on what was wrong with the Declaration of Independence.

  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one half minute commentary from series host Martha Burk on the House abortion ban vote and women.

  • Added: Jun 20, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one half minute commentary by series host Martha Burk on the immigration debate and what it means for women.

  • Added: Jun 19, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one-half minute commentary by Equal Time host Martha Burk on fatherhood and paternity leave. Unlike the rest of the developed world, patern...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one-half minute commentary by Equal Time host Martha Burk on the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act and what still needs to be done.

  • Added: May 28, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one-half minute commentary by Equal Time host Martha Burk on how the sequester hurts kids and the elderly while corporations shirk taxes.

  • Added: May 28, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one half minute commentary by series host Martha Burk on the Pentagon's systemic problem with foxes guarding henhouses when it comes to bat...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Two and one-half minute commentary by Equal Time host Martha Burk on why college debt is the highest in history, and it is especially hard on women.

  • Added: May 15, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one-half minute commentary by Equal Time host Martha Burk on how new U.S. policies should support mothers.

  • Added: May 07, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one half minute commentary by series host Martha Burk on the gender gap and gun control, and why it will make a difference in the next elec...

  • Added: May 02, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one-half minute commentary by Equal Time host Martha Burk on Michael Pollan's new book Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, and why...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one-half minute commentary by Equal Time host Martha Burk on who won, who lost on Tax Day.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one-half minute commentary by Equal Time host Martha Burk on the subject of opening Augusta National Golf Club to women.

  • Added: Apr 10, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one-half minute commentary by Equal Time host Martha Burk on the subject of equal pay for women.

  • Added: Apr 04, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Series host Martha Burk interviews New York Times op-ed columnist Gail Collins on the 50th anniversary of the publication of Betty Friedan's The Fe...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Feb 28, 2013
  • Length: 28:27
  • Purchases: 1