51% Show #131209/12/14
On this week’s 51%, it’s back to school. First we’ll hear from an engineer and author who says changing the way we learn could help attract girls and...
51% Show #1310
On this week’s 51%, we’re going to talk about it – suicide. First, we turn to an author who explores some philosophies against suicide. Then we hear...
51% Show #1309
On this week’s 51%, we’ll hear from Ken Burns on his soon-to-be-aired documentary about the Roosevelts. On Eleanor Roosevelt. Then, a documentary...
51% Show #1308
On this week’s 51%, we’ll hear about how a program for girls learning about science and technology is faring. Then, we’ll return to a forum on women’s...
51% Show #1307
On this week’s 51%, we’ll hear from a leading expert about how the environment is impacting women’s health. And we’ll return to a different environment,...
51% Show #1306
On this week’s 51%, we’ll explore gaps -- the pay gap between men and women. And the confidence gap, between men and women, as you’ll hear from two best...
51% Show #1305
It is now approaching four months since more than 200 school girls were kidnapped from their dormitory in Nigeria. You’ll hear about how a Pakastani...
51% Show #1303
Alas, we’re into the thick of it… summer that is. For some this means it’s a time for fishing, from a pier or a boat, on a pond or out at sea. Yet for...
51% Show #1301
Gender. Sexuality. Transformation. And the language that limits, pigeonholes, or liberates. On this week’s 51%, you’ll meet the first openly transgender...
51% Show #1300
June is a celebration of pride. President Barack Obama this year joined in the recognition as he proclaimed June 2014 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and...
51% Show #1298
The immigration problem – it's not just in the US.... This week on 51%, the international flood of immigrants, and what's left of the American Dream....
51% Show #1297
What's happening in Africa? This week on 51%, A global outcry against the Nigerian kidnappings – going dry in Yemen and Somalia, the forgotten need in...
51% Show #1296
The clothes you're wearing are still made by hand – hands often working in unsafe conditions for pennies. This week on 51%, bringing manufacturing back...
51% Show #1295
This week, the softer side of math and its impact on your healthcare. Plus more thoughts on moms. The treatments for cancer have been changing...
51% Show #1294
This week, mothers take center stage... What we learn from our mothers, and making traditions work in a new era. Mother's Day is coming up, so this week...
51% Show #1291
Climate change alert; there's no easy solution, but this week we'll look at some changes that could help. We're all sitting ducks. That's a quote from...
51% Show #1293
This week, women's health, family health... Plus gender equality and the mother of all scandals in Pakistan. The Paycheck Fairness Act was defeated in...
51% Show #1292
Mothers taking over the message. Turning story time into an opportunity to build self-esteem and understanding. I was addicted to fairy tales when I...
51% Show #1290
Coming up this week, education equality – it's a long ways off... plus teaching children to think by teaching them language. Part of the United Nations'...
51% Show #1289
Writing as confession. This week on 51%, it's the Woodstock Writers Festival and the memoir boom. We're living in what's been called the Age of Memoir....
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