The Waves

Empowertising Edition

Listen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show about celebrity feminism and welfare, 20 years later.

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On this week’s Gabfest, Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin joins New York magazine’s Noreen Malone and Slate’s Outward blog editor June Thomas to discuss Andi Zeisler’s new book, We Were Feminists Once. They also talk with Marketplace’s Krissy Clark about her new story on welfare for Slate.

Slate Plus: Are hobbies sexist?

Other items discussed in the show:

DoubleX recommendations:

Noreen recommends Stephanie Danler’s new book, Sweetbitter.

Hanna recommends the new Archie comics.

June recommends Nathan Heller’s piece “The Big Uneasy in the New Yorker.

This podcast was produced by Audrey Quinn. Our intern is Daniel Schroeder.

Outro Song: “Heavy Cross” by Gossip

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