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Regardless of your politics, regardless of her politics, it’s hard to argue that Hillary Clinton hasn’t been on the receiving end of a constant and...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:28:01
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Kate Millett’s 1970 book, Sexual Politics, is a classic text of Second Wave Feminism, finding sexism and subjection inherent in the institutions of...

  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
From the Trump White House, the latest justification for dismissing legal challenges to the Muslim travel ban is that the Constitution makes the Un...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2017
  • Length: 05:28
Caption: Girls Wanna Have Fundamental Rights, Credit: Susan Cook
Millions of women all over this country are protesting the denial and exclusion of women’s rights by the new Washington, DC throne holder. So to e...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2017
  • Length: 03:09
Caption: Carol Gilligan was Ms Magazine's First Woman of the Year..., Credit: Ed Levy/Boston Globe
If you missed the smearing, cheap shots and character assassination against women this year, and one woman in particular, maybe you were cut off f...

  • Added: Jan 01, 2017
  • Length: 08:11
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Meghan Murphy, the founder and editor of the online feminist media outlet Feminist Current, will lead us through the re-radicalizing of feminism: s...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2016
  • Length: 56:47
Caption: In another time- Democratic National Convention 1996, Credit: Keith Meyers/NewYork Times
The Sixty Second Moral asks questions about what is right or wrong in 60 seconds more or less. So, today, we ask, will there be yet another man who...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:32
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Women are earning more degrees in higher education than men. So why are there so few women in tenure track or leadership positions in academia?

Bought by KENW, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and WAMC


  • Added: Dec 02, 2016
  • Length: 03:48
  • Purchases: 3
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As women in this country grieve the lost opportunity to elect a woman President, the widespread sanctioning of Donald Trump’s sexploitation is ther...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2016
  • Length: 05:11
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
In honor of the upcoming Presidential race, The River Is Wide presents a melding of our favorite features. A Citizen's Guide, A Sixty Second Moral ...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:34
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The anniversary of the loss of my childhood friend who died from suicide just passed. She, like many women, was sexually abused and never told an...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 07:59
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Today’s Sixty Second Moral Inquiry asks when men engage in sexploitation whose responsibility is it to refuse to sanction or accept as ‘just the wa...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2016
  • Length: 01:14
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The then director of the Harvard Eating Disorders program gave a talk to a small group of eating disorder mental health providers in my work town. ...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2016
  • Length: 07:33
Caption: Nothing says conspiracy theory like a girl..., Credit: Downeast Magazine
Today The River Is Wide introduces a new specialty item : the two and a half minute Conspiracy Theory. We don’t want to ramble. We’ll keep it brief...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 03:14
Caption: ..knowing who you’ve left behind.., Credit: Susan Cook
In my state, a few years ago a bright, articulate local woman ran for the state House of Representatives. Her campaign slogan was ‘Fight Like A Gi...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 05:32
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As a photographer for Life and Fortune magazines, Margaret Bourke-White traveled to Russia in the 1930s, photographed the Nazi takeover of Czechosl...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 56:31
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A new book, False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton, offers a detailed look at Hillary Clinton’s track record on welfare, Wall S...

Bought by WRGY


  • Added: May 31, 2016
  • Length: 59:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Riding on the train to the Democratic National Convention one year, I had the good fortune to talk with a former president of N.O.W. For young twen...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 05:03
Caption: Gloria Steinem, Credit: Annie Leibovitz
Writer, activist, and social entrepreneur Gloria Steinem speaks with Lauren about her new book "My Life on the Road." Plus she shares her advice on...

Bought by KKRN, KFCF FM, WMUU-LP, KSJD, and WRIR


  • Added: Dec 11, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
This civil liberty loving country listens with astonishment to Donald Trump, ignore religious freedom and propose that no Muslims be allowed into t...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2015
  • Length: 01:22
Caption: To an itsy bitsy spider...., Credit: Susan Cook
In the Department of Poetic Justice (and Reckoning), The River Is Wide offers a poem that could be sung to the tune from a tune in the public domai...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2015
  • Length: 02:50
Caption: Mia Birdsong
Guest Mia Birdsong of Family Story is addressing the entrenched problem of poverty a new way--by starting with redefining what we think of as a 'tr...

Bought by KSJD, KZYX, WMUU-LP, WRIR, and KSJD


  • Added: Nov 27, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
In my state the Governor has decided that any childless adult who owns more than $5000 in cash or leisure vehicle assets cannot receive food stamps...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:32
Caption: Noel Wise, Judge
What is 'creative place-making'? We talk with the founder of FreeSpace in San Francisco, CA about how the use of vacant real estate can actually br...

Bought by KSJD, KWMR, KMUD, and KZMU Moab Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 15, 2015
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 4
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Orloff is an Asst. Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA who incorporates energy medicine in her practice. In her fifth book she invites reader...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jun 26, 2014
  • Length: 09:53
  • Purchases: 2