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On this week’s episode the Waves, Christina, June, Nichole, and Marcia discuss the breakdown of Sen. Kamala Harris’s presidential campaign. Then, they talk about Frozen 2, the sequel to the smash Disney hit that casts patriarchy and history as the villains. Finally, the panel considers Black Friday and the wave of retailers that are choosing to abstain from this mega-event.
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The Waves is a biweekly conversation about news and culture examined through the lens of gender and feminism. Every other Thursday, join the hosts—including Slate’s June Thomas, Slate staff writer Christina Cauterucci, Marcia Chatelain of Georgetown University, and Thirst Aid Kit’s Nichole Perkins—for frank discussions about the ways gender shapes everything. Our new name reflects generations of women from the various waves of feminism, the sound waves that carry us to your ears, and the waves we intend to make.