Our executive producer Nicholas Holland and friend of the pod Annie Kratzsch help us process the chaos that ensued after President Trump's Executive Order on immigration and refugees.
We call our Friday episodes "The Briefcase." In each episode of the Briefcase, we cover listener feedback and news of the week. This week, we continue to talk about your thoughtful perspectives on the Women's March and reproductive rights. We also discuss the frenzy of news made by the White House this week as President Trump signs executive orders.
We got a report from the ground as Bryn and Loree marched on Washington!
In our final episode of Season 2, we discuss your feedback on our mental health episode, the Trump inauguration, and the Women's March.
After discussing Rep. John Lewis's comments about President-elect Trump and our favorite speeches from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we dive into a wide-ranging discussion of mental health in the United States. In the Heels, for some reason, we talk about our high school senior superlatives.
Thanks to our listener Debbie, we share background on mental health services in the United States.
We received SO much feedback about celebrities and abortions, and the news has been CRAZY. So, we do a lightning round of news and nuance in this episode of the Briefcase.
The Kentucky legislature wasted no time getting to work. We discuss new anti-choice and right-to-work laws and, of course, the Golden Globes.
In this episode of The Briefcase, we discuss your contenders for our focal word of 2017, along with the Friday Feedback.
Happy New Year! In The Pearls, we discuss the Trump administration, the UN resolution on Israeli settlements, and tragic events around the world. We also compliment the other party before launching into a discussion of what it means to be a woman in the Trump era and what "resistance" means. We particularly dive into Madeleine Davies's piece, Becoming Ugly. In The Heels, we share our one-word focal points for 2017 and ask for your thoughts on a 2017 Pantsuit Politics word.