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Host David Ridgen and investigative journalist Amanda Robb dig into the 1998 murder of her uncle, a New York doctor killed for performing abortions. They uncover a network of anti-abortion movements linked to violence in North America and Europe. Twenty years later, debates about reproductive rights are heating up in the U.S. What can we learn from the past? Previous seasons: S1: Adrien McNaughton. S2: Sheryl Sheppard. S3: Dee & Moore. S4: Greavette. S5: Kerrie Brown. S6: Donald Izzett Jr.
 
Katie Breen interviews feminist activists, researchers, and advocates working to make "women's issues"...well, non-issues. Femtastic explores issues of reproductive rights and health, progressive politics, gender equality, sexual violence, LGBTQ+ perspectives, racism, social justice, and more - examining topics through the lens of intersectional feminism and reproductive justice. We also laugh.
 
The Supreme Court has done the unimaginable, repealing the landmark Roe v. Wade decision and stripping Americans of a fundamental right: abortion access. On the latest season of Ordinary Equality, hosts Kate Kelly and Jamia Wilson ask: what now? What does resisting bans and seeking care look like in a world without federal protection of abortion access? How can we build community and support the most vulnerable? How are abortion providers in states where abortion was already severely restric ...
 
Hosted by comedians Ava Smart and Arielle Isaac Norman, Gender Fluids is a podcast based out of Austin, Texas that takes an explicit and unapologetic look into the rarely explored depths of sex and gender. No subject is too far out or third rail for these two queers to discuss. Subscribe to listen in on all the deliciously depraved conversations you'd be fired for having. Not for the faint of heart, weak of mind, or lame of soul!
 
Every weekday, host Kai Ryssdal helps you make sense of the day’s business and economic news — no econ degree or finance background required. “Marketplace” takes you beyond the numbers, bringing you context. Our team of reporters all over the world speak with CEOs, policymakers and regular people just trying to get by.
 
News comes at you fast. Join us at the end of your day to understand it. Today, Explained is your all killer, no filler, Monday to Friday news explainer co-hosted by Sean Rameswaram and Noel King. Every episode features the finest reporters from the Vox Media Podcast Network and beyond.
 
Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries. Subscribe to Fresh Air Plus! You'll be supporting the unique show you can't get enough of - and you can listen sponsor-free. Learn more at plus.npr.org/freshair
 
There are a lot of fads, blogs and strong opinions, but then there’s SCIENCE. Science Vs is the show from Gimlet that finds out what’s fact, what’s not, and what’s somewhere in between. We do the hard work of sifting through all the science so you don't have to and cover everything from 5G and Pandemics, to Vaping and Fasting Diets.
 
Longtime Atlantic tech, culture and political writer Derek Thompson cuts through all the noise surrounding the big questions and headlines that matter to you in his new podcast Plain English. Hear Derek and guests engage the news with clear viewpoints and memorable takeaways. New episodes drop every Tuesday and Friday, and if you've got a topic you want discussed, shoot us an email at plainenglish@spotify.com
 
Tune in every week for a new episode of Explicitly Pro-Life. The only podcast that focuses on how we can change the tide in America to overturn Roe v. Wade and shift the political playing field in America. This podcast is brought to you by Kristan Hawkins, the President of Students for Life of America, mother of four, and a fierce fighter for the preborn. Subscribe wherever you find your podcasts.
 
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Earlier this month, the US Supreme Court overturned its 1973 ruling on Roe vs Wade - the case which guaranteed a constitutional right to a legal abortion across the US, sparking heated protests and debates across the country.But how many American women will have an abortion in their lifetime? One statistic circulating online puts it at as high as o…
 
Some companies have pledged to cover travel expenses related to abortion care following the overturning of Roe. Providing those benefits is one thing, but protecting employee privacy and ensuring that workers feel comfortable using them is another thing entirely. Plus, recession risks and a glut of goods in the Weekly Wrap, and a look at the war be…
 
In last week's instant reaction pod, Derek said he thought abortion pills were one of the most fascinating and important aspects of the end of the era of Roe. In this episode, he goes deeper into how this new technology could change the abortion debate and national politics. Abortion pills that weren't in use 50 years ago are popular, common, safe,…
 
Where the Trigger Law can be found: https://revisor.mo.gov/main/OneSection.aspx?section=188.017 - this is from the website "Revised Statutes of Missouri" - found in chapter 188 and section 17 Some other news mentioned: The law has no effect on abortifacient drugs: https://www.kansascity.com/news/business/health-care/article262984153.html Municipali…
 
In June, the US Supreme Court overruled Roe v Wade and ended the constitutional right to abortion in America. In a special episode, we investigate the changing dynamic of abortion rights globally in countries like Colombia, China and Ireland. We'll also be examining the restrictions still faced by women in Africa and places like Malta and El Salvad…
 
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. And in their opinion, we found a lot of scientific-sounding statements. So we wanted to find out whether these statements are true. We’ll tell you what actually happens in an abortion, whether a fetus can feel pain, and what the risks are for a pregnant person. We visit an abortion clinic in…
 
Stella Chrysostomou of VOLUME Books in Nelson review Notes from an Island by Tove Jansson and Tuulikki Pietila For 26 summers, Tove Jansson, author of the Moomin books, and her partner Tuulikki Pietila, artist and professor, visited the remote and wild island of Klovharun in the Gulf of Finland. On this barren inhospitable skerry, they built a cabi…
 
The lives of three teenagers from America's Mid-West, who are straddling two worlds is the focus of a new documentary Only I Can Hear. The girls are CODA, or Children of Deaf Adults. Only I Can Hear has been playing as part of Doc Edge Festival, has can be viewed online until 10 July. Director Heath Cozens follows the lives and different experience…
 
Katy talks to Kathryn about the killings of British journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira which has shocked Brazil and beyond. The two men were in Javari valley, home to the largest number of uncontacted tribes in the world. She also discusses the recent Colombian election result, with Colombians voting in their first ever lef…
 
Russia claims it controls Ukraine's eastern Luhansk region, a senior Ukrainian politician gives his reaction; thousands of Australians made homeless by heavy torrential rain and a giant of British modern theatre Peter Brook has died, his friend the actor Kathryn Hunter remembers him.(Photo shows a destroyed apartment bloc in the city of Sievierodon…
 
Associate Professor Mark Lauchs from the Queensland University of Technology is a specialist on an organised crime, corruption, and outlaw motorcycle gangs. He's warning Aotearoa to brace for a flood of 501 deportees in the next 12 months, many from West Sydney street gangs and Victoria's underworld. When Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern recently met …
 
Two weeks ago Australian consumer group CHOICE outed three retailers - Bunnings, The Good Guys and KMart - for collecting the biometric data of their customers. The watchdog last week referred the trio to Australia's privacy regulator, saying there's a lack of notice and consent in the collection of customers' images, and is a disproportianate resp…
 
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Backyard-bird enthusiasts have once again risen to the occasion for the annual Garden Bird Survey. The project is like a census for birds of sorts, and sees tens of thousands of people each year out counting the number of birds in their gardens over a week. This year's survey has now closed and researchers are busy crunching the numbers. Ecologist …
 
You've heard of the All Blacks, the All Whites, the Black Caps and the White Ferns, but you may not have heard of the Sharp Blacks. The team are made up of New Zealand's best butchers, who have chopped, sliced and diced their way to the World Butcher's Challenge in Sacramento in September. A warning to the vegetarians out there, meat features promi…
 
A Christchurch car dealer says the emissions data that determines if customers get rebates or fees is changing even as he tries to sell a vehicle. Documents released under the OIA show transport officials knew they had poor data, heading into the launch of the clean car discount scheme in April. Phil Pennington reports.…
 
The tourism industry wants the extension of a popular working holiday visa to kick in earlier to help with staff shortages. The Youth Mobility Scheme will now allow people aged between 18 and 35 to live and work in the United Kingdom, and vice versa. It's a five year increase to the age limit, and the maximum stay will be increased from two to thre…
 
Early childhood teachers say they are being abused and bullied in front of children. Some have even reported feeling suicidal over their treatment. Organisations representing centre owners and managers say that bullying is not acceptable, but they don't believe the problem is particularly acute in their sector. Employment law advocate Ashleigh Fech…
 
A new Omicron subvariant that's more transmissible and better at evading immunity is expected to trigger a winter wave sooner than expected. Covid-19 cases of the BA.5 variant are roughly doubling every week and account for 15 to 20 percent of cases. University of Auckland computational biologist David Welch says Aotearoa could return to similar da…
 
The Prime Minister is on her way back to the southern hemisphere for the third leg of Aotearoa's reconnection strategy. Jacinda Ardern will arrive in Australia today for a series of trade, tourism and business events, as well as bilateral talks with her Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese. BusinessNZ director of advocacy Catherine Beard will be…
 
The owners of a much-loved Auckland food truck fear council regulations may force the business to shut after nearly 75 years. Late-night burger joint, The White Lady, came under scrutiny in April when Auckland Council reduced its annual licence to six weeks after complaints from a nearby business. The council has since granted a three-month licence…
 
A trip to the UK wouldn't be complete without some mention of the royal family. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern managed to sneak in a meeting with Prince William at Kensington Palace - and she didn't turn up empty-handed. She brought with her a Women's Rugby World Cup jersey, plus a copy of one of her favourite children's books - Tulip and Doug - by …
 
A petition against a new law which would end the role of Children's Commissioner accuses the government of not listening to the voice of those who have been through the state care system. The Oversight of Oranga Tamariki Bill would see the Commissioner position replaced with a board and its monitoring and investigation roles folded into other gover…
 
A former New Plymouth mayor has criticised the council for lack of transparency over why its chief executive is absent from his post. Craig Stevenson, who earns about $370,000 a year, is on leave for an undisclosed period following an emergency council meeting in June. Taranaki Whanganui reporter Robin Martin reports.…
 
The Irish luck seems to be siding with the All Blacks who managed to score yet another weekend victory at Eden Park. In their first game of the year at the venue, they defeated Ireland 42-19 - quickly dissipating any fears of breaking their Eden Park wining streak. Ireland and New Zealand sports writers Cian Tracey and Hamish Bidwell spoke to Morni…
 
After a whirlwind trip brushing shoulders with top European and UK leaders, the Prime Minister is headed back down-under. Before she gets home, she's making a stop across the ditch for a series of trade, tourism and business events, as well as bilateral talks with her Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese. Senior minister Megan Woods spoke to Mor…
 
In tennis, and there's been a riveting throwdown between Australian star Nick Kyrgios and Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas with their talk getting pretty feisty on and off the court. Both players were warned of code violations by the umpire. At one point, Kyrgios called for his opponent to be defaulted after the Greek player hit the ball into the crowd, na…
 
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