Weekly Round Up: Jessica Valenti, Stephanie Coontz, Urvashi Vaid

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week …   Jessica Valenti asks the question, what comes after #metoo? It’s not enough to identify the victims …   Stephanie Coontz weighs in on 21st century marriage in America with her usual insight.   Congratulations to Urvashi Vaid for her appointment as …Read More

Weekly Roundup – Charles Mann, Kate Harding, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week:   Charles C. Mann has been quoted many times this week regarding Columbus Day, nowhere as well as in this article.   Kate Harding continues her popular book tour for NASTY GIRLS, most recently in the Pacific Northwest.   Neil deGrasse Tyson breaks …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jessica Valenti, Charles Mann

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week …   Face it – you’ve always wondered what Neil deGrasse Tyson’s office looked like. Here’s a video tour of the oddball objects he’s collected over the years.   In her weekly Guardian post, Jessica Valenti notes that it’s easy to take the …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jessica Valenti, Edith Widder

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week:   Neil deGrasse Tyson describes what he calls the “unraveling of an informed democracy” in this video. Chilling.   Jessica Valenti expresses her disappointment in Ivanka Trump.   Edith Widder describes an unexpected and unwanted side effect of Hurricane Marie: the darkening of …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Stephanie Coontz, Daisy Hernandez, Robert Kirshner

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week:   Australia is about to poll its citizens about their opinions regarding same-sex marriage, and Stephanie Coontz was asked to weigh in on the history and purpose of the institution.   You may never have heard of the infectious disease Chagas, but 300,000 …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Jessica Valenti, Lilly Ledbetter, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week:   Jessica Valenti, like many of us, is unhappy with the Department of Education’s plans to roll back Title IX protections against sexual assault on college campuses.   Heads up, Fort Wayne! Lilly Ledbetter is coming to town this March during Women’s History …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Robert Bullard, Andrei Codrescu, Jessica Valenti

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week:   Dr. Robert Bullard has been warning his fellow residents of Houston for many years about the hazards of no zoning regulations, climate change, etc. and its possible impact on their city. He’s sorry to say that he was right.  By the way, …Read More

Weekly Roundup- The Post-Eclipse Science Edition with Derrick Pitts, Ainissa Ramirez, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week –   Now that the eclipse is over (until 2024), what scientific discoveries came out of its observation? Derrick Pitts fill us in.   Plenty of scientists were asked to explain the solar eclipse to their community – including Dr. Ainissa Ramirez   …Read More

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