On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: #WhyIDidntReport Shines a Light on Rape Culture

The victim blaming against Christine Blasey Ford highlights the unfortunate need for hashtags like #WhyIDidntReport to exist.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Congrats to Sandra Oh!

She’s the first Asian American actress nominated for an Emmy for a lead in a drama series! Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Why Are We Still Failing Women Chefs?

When men get to be creative empire-builders and women stewards of tradition, a chicken-egg problem emerges. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Fall of Elizabeth Holmes

Just 2 percent of venture capital dollars go to all-female-founded start-ups. That’s partly because funders don’t believe women’s companies have the same potential. Read more »

The Fried Chicken Dilemma: “Ugly Delicious” Wants Us to Love Our Foods and Ourselves

Racism isn’t always as plain as burning crosses or tiki torches. Read more »

Popaganda: Watching What You Eat

What does it take to get “well”? When we think about wellness, especially right now, we tend to think of it as everything we do to make our lives and bodies healthy. Rather than defining health through the negation of sickness, wellness advocates press that being “well” is an ongoing process of... Read more »

Love and Restrictions: Food, Family, and Anorexia

For most of us with disordered eating, holidays with our families can be excruciating. Read more »

Too Many Kooks in the Kitchen: #Burritogate and Co-opting Mexican Culture

This “adventure narrative” is hugely successful in food culture: The chef has a cultural experience, and patrons get to taste a new version of the inspiration. It’s a story that sells. Read more »

Popaganda: Food Writing

Even though it’s one of our basic human needs, food isn’t simple or straightforward. What we eat ties into our upbringing, our culture, and our values. Food is a deep reflection of our identity. That’s what we’re talking about on today’s show: the personal politics of food. The food we... Read more »

The American Palate is Your Passport: On Belonging, Food, and Immigration

Be adventurous, try new things, and immerse yourself in another culture! But only if it costs less than $10 a plate. Read more »

"Growing a Life" : The Politics and Positive Impact of Youth Gardening

Growing a Life offers an affirmation that time spent in the garden may be growing far more than we realize.  Read more »

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