Popaganda Episode: How to Talk to Kids About Pop Culture

  As kids, we learn about the world through pop culture—for better or worse. On this week’s episode of Popaganda, we have three discussions about kids and pop culture. First, Tomas Moniz, the founder of Rad Dad... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Liberal Problems

This week on Popaganda, we’re talking about liberal problems. That is, when progressive causes—the kinds of political issues feminists want to support—use problematic tactics.  We start off by calling up PETA, the nation's largest animal rights organization whose ad... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: The Future of Privacy

  Who defines what “privacy” means these days? Big companies, mostly. This show explores how companies like Facebook and Google have shifted our expectations of privacy—and made us think less about government surveillance.  First, we discuss a talk by Julia Angwin in which she asks... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Law & Order

  This show features highlights from Bitch magazine's Law & Order print issue: nine writers share lessons they learned from the TV show Law & Order and we discuss the surprising... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Can't Buy Me Love

  On Valentine's Day, Americans spend $17.6 billion on gifts. That’s roughly the same amount as the ... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: A Protest is Not a Riot

The movements that have arisen recently to challenge racism and violence in our justice system have created not only discussion and outrage, but a cultural shift. Out of racism and violence and sexism has come creativity: songs, chants, art, policy ideas, creative ways to push back against power... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Going Viral

  Internet culture gets derided and dismissed—especially by the out-of-touch people who run a lot of our mainstream media. How often have you heard the punchline of a joke turn out to be “Twitter” or “Youtube”? That gets old fast. Especially, since, in reality, activist media... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Best of 2014 Plus Cheryl Strayed

  Reflecting on an entire year of pop culture is difficult business. Luckily, we have help from five fabulous Bitch contributors who call in to tell us about their favorite books, movies, TV shows, and graphic novels of the year. Grab a pencil—you’re going to... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Geek Girls

  If you’ve been paying any attention to the news, you know that the last few months have been a hard time to be a geek girl. Media critics and gamers who have spoken up about sexism in the video game industry have been ... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: (Re)Vision

  Why do we fear change? Revision is essential to the work of writers, artists, musicians, and activists. On this episode inspired by Bitch's current print issue, we explore revision in three different artistic mediums. First, we talk with writer ... Read more »

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