On this week’s episode of the Waves, Christina, June, Marcia, and Nichole discuss the recent drama about whether Bernie Sanders told Elizabeth Warren that a woman can’t be president. Then, the panel adds to the chronic (but desired) over-coverage of Megxit. Finally, the panel discuss Women on Food, an anthology edited by Charlotte Druckman.
In Slate Plus: Is it sexist for a listener’s parents to say she spends too much time on her son’s hair each morning?
Other items discussed on the show:
• “The Coalitions Aren’t Lining Up,” by Christina Cauterucci in Slate
• “What McDonald’s Has Meant to Black Americans,” by Christina Cauterucci in Slate
• “The Other Swing Voter,” by Ibram X. Kendi in the Atlantic
• “Can a Woman Win the Election?” by Lili Loofbourow in Slate
• “Here Are 20 Headlines Comparing Meghan Markle To Kate Middleton That May Show Why She And Prince Harry Are Cutting Off Royal Reporters,” by Ellie Hall in BuzzFeed News
• “Trapped in while dining out: When white people make me part of their show,” by Osayi Endolyn in the Washington Post
• “Equal-Opportunity Evil,” by Rebecca Onion in Slate
June: Michael Apted’s Up documentary series. The latest and final installment is 63 Up, in theaters now.
Nichole: Darynda Jones’ Charley Davidson series.
Marcia: Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers’ book They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South.
Christina: The Showtime series Work in Progress.
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This podcast was produced by Lindsey Kratochwill. Production assistance by Rachael Allen and Rosemary Belson.
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