29. Who’s Telling Our Stories? CNN’s Brooke Baldwin on Women and Media


Have a topic you’d like us to delve into, a guest recommendation, or just want to say hi? Drop us a line at ontheissues@msmagazine.com. Background Reading: “The Ms. Q&A: Brooke Baldwin is Telling the Stories of American Women Running for Office,” Lauren Young, Ms., Sept. 5, 2018. “Want to Trust News Media Again? Call in the […]

26. Why Women’s Rights are Human Rights (with UN Women Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka)

Have a guest recommendation, topic idea, or just want to say hi? Drop us a line at ontheissues@msmagazine.com. Background Reading: “Reproductive Health and Economic Development Are Two Sides of the Same Coin,” Kate Schecter, Ms. Magazine, Mar. 8, 2021. “Beijing: 25 Years Later,” Ellen Chesler, Ms. Magazine, Sept. 3, 2020. “Imagining a World Where Women […]

25. International Women’s Day and a Feminist Foreign Policy (with Karen Greenberg, Gayle Lemmon, Pardis Mahdavi and Lyric Thompson)

Have a comment, guest recommendation, or just want to say hi? Drop us a line at ontheissues@msmagazine.com. Background Reading: “Another Possible Casualty in Iran: Feminism,” Pardis Mahdavi, Ms. Magazine, Jan. 6, 2020. “From Sweden to Mexico, Foreign Policy Goes Feminist. Is the U.S. Next?” Lyric Thompson, Ms. Magazine, May 5, 2020. “‘Women’s Rights Are Human […]

[BONUS] 24. Rest in Power: Sue Ellen Allen, Advocate to the End

Have something to share? Drop us a line at ontheissues@msmagazine.com. Additional Reading “Rest in Power: Sue Ellen Allen, Advocate to the End,” Michele Goodwin, Ms., Feb. 26, 2021. Sue Ellen in Her Own Words “Breast Cancer Behind Bars,” Sue Ellen Allen, October 11, 2014. “So The White House Called” series, Part 1; Sue Ellen Allen, February 3, […]

23. Why Does the Death Penalty Still Exist in the U.S.? (with Stephen Rohde)

Have something to share? Drop us a line at ontheissues@msmagazine.com. Background Reading: “Trump Presided Over an Unprecedented Killing Spree on His Way Out. Biden Must Stop Federal Executions,” Stephen Rohde, Ms. Magazine, Feb. 2, 2021. “A ‘Prisoner of War’ Story: The Life and Captivity of Lisa Montgomery—The First Woman To Be Executed by the Federal Government […]

22. Mass Incarceration: Don’t Forget About the Women (with Piper Kerman, Kamilah Newton and Sue Ellen Allen)

Have something to share? Drop us a line at ontheissues@msmagazine.com. Background Reading: “The Fight for Our Rights: Women, Mass Incarceration, and Criminal Justice,” Mariah Lindsay, Ms. Magazine, January 13, 2021. “A “Prisoner of War” Story: The Life and Captivity of Lisa Montgomery—The First Woman To Be Executed by the Federal Government in 68 Years,” Nathalie Schreyer, […]

21. Taking Politics Out of Women’s Health: Biden’s First 100 Days (with Carrie Baker, Joia Crear-Perry, Leah Litman and Julia Kaye)

Have something to share? Drop us a line at ontheissues@msmagazine.com. Background Reading: “SCOTUS Blocks Access to Abortion Pill By Mail During Pandemic. Advocates Look to Biden Administration to Reverse Trump Policy,” Carrie Baker, Ms. Magazine, January 13, 2021. “State Policy Trends 2020: Reproductive Health and Rights in a Year Like No Other,” by Elizabeth Nash, […]

20. Meet the New Feminists in Congress (with Jennifer Steinhauer + Reps. Carolyn Bourdeaux, Teresa Leger Fernandez and Marie Newman)

Have something to share? Drop us a line at ontheissues@msmagazine.com. Background Reading: “The Ms. Q&A: Jackson Katz on Performative Patriotism, White Masculinity, and the Future of the Republican Party,” Jackson Katz and Jeremy Earp, Ms. magazine, January 8, 2021. “Young Voters Critical to Georgia’s Historic Elections,” Sophie Dorf-Kamienny, Ms. magazine, January 7, 2021. “‘We’re Building […]