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Sorry Not Sorry tackles social, political and cultural issues from the perspective of unapologetic guests while highlighting activists doing amazing things throughout the country.

Sorry Not Sorry tackles social, political and cultural issues from the perspective of unapologetic guests while highlighting activists doing amazing things throughout the country.
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Sorry Not Sorry tackles social, political and cultural issues from the perspective of unapologetic guests while highlighting activists doing amazing things throughout the country.

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English


Episodes

Frances Fisher on the Importance of Art and Activism

8/12/2019
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Actor and activist Frances Fisher does not hold back when it comes to speaking out on crucial issues. She joins Sorry Not Sorry to talk about the importance of activism, why we need to keep art in schools, and what gives her hope. Frances and Alyssa also discuss the importance of the wisdom of the elders, the 2020 election, and why there needs to be a fundamental shift in the way we do business and politics in this country. This week, we are raising money for the The Environmental Media...

Duration:01:13:19

To Impeach or Not to Impeach?

8/5/2019
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What happens in an impeachment inquiry? Is this the best thing to do ahead of the 2020 election? In this episode, Alyssa Milano and guests explore why now is the time to call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump and what this would mean for the country. Alyssa is joined by John Bonifaz, an attorney who specializes in constitutional law and voting rights, and Renato Mariotti, a former federal prosecutor, who help break it all down. Additionally, you’ll hear exclusive statements on...

Duration:00:52:58

Presidential Candidate Marianne Williamson

7/29/2019
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Author and activist Marianne Williamson is running for president in 2020. She joins Sorry Not Sorry to share why she’s decided to join the race, her thoughts on how the media is treating outsider candidates, and why we need to consider the power of love. Marianne and Alyssa discuss how we can elevate the conversation and the country, her ideas for a Department of Peace, and why the word wacky is being used to keep things out of the conversation.

Duration:00:59:51

The Investigation: A Live Reading of the Mueller Report

7/22/2019
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This week, ahead of the Mueller hearings, we wanted to share “The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts,” which was adapted by playwright, screenwriter, and actor Robert Schenkkan and performed live on June 24th, 2019 in partnership with Law Works and Indivisible. The live cast included Annette Bening, Kevin Kline, John Lithgow, Frederick Weller, Ben Mckenzie, Michael Shannon, Noah Emmerich, Justin Long, Jason Alexander, Gina Gershon, Wilson Cruz, Joel Grey, Alyssa Milano, Kyra...

Duration:01:16:13

Tara Strong Finds Her Voice

7/15/2019
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Tara Strong has played “Bubbles” in The Powerpuff Girls, “Timmy Turner” in The Fairly Odd Parents, “Dil Pickles” in Rugrats, “Raven” in Teen Titans, “Twilight Sparkle” in My Little Pony, and so many more. She joins Sorry Not Sorry to share how she’s using her voice to fight for change. Tara and Alyssa discuss motherhood, the importance of strong female characters, how Canada is doing so many things better than the United States when it comes to healthcare and immigration, and what keeps her...

Duration:00:59:23

Rafael Agustín: TV Writer and Formerly Undocumented American

7/8/2019
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Rafael Agustín, a writer for Jane the Virgin, executive director of the Youth Cinema Project and a formerly undocumented American joins Alyssa on the latest episode of Sorry Not Sorry. Rafael and Alyssa discuss his experience finding out that he was an undocumented American when applying to college, the sacrifice his parents made so that he could have a better life, and how he’s working to put more diversity and accuracy into the stories we tell. If you’d like to contribute to RAICES,...

Duration:00:58:21

Presidential Candidate Ben Gleib

7/1/2019
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Comedian and 2020 presidential candidate Ben Gleib joins the latest episode of Sorry Not Sorry to share why he's seriously running for president of the United States, the reasons why he thinks career politicians are not the answer, the policies he feels most strongly about, and why he has not been officially included in the polls. Ben tells Alyssa “comedians would make great politicians. They're known for keeping it real and telling the truth, when politicians are known for the...

Duration:01:31:10

#ERA Now: The Fight For Gender Equality in the Constitution

6/24/2019
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After 36 years, Congress finally held a hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment, which would provide equal protection to women under the law. In this episode, you’ll hear from Representative Carolyn Maloney, Kate Kelly, a human rights attorney and activist, Kimberley Johnson, an author and activist, and many more voices on why this is a crucial time to fight for equality. Justice Antonin Scalia once said “Certainly the constitution does not require discrimination on the basis of sex. The only...

Duration:01:00:45

Predator Priests: PA AG Shapiro Unmasks a Systematic Cover-Up

6/17/2019
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In his first week on the job, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro began an investigation into Catholic clergy sexual abuse. The report unmasked a huge cover-up, leading all the way to the Vatican, and identified 1,000 children who were victims, prompting a wave of activism in Pennsylvania and across the country. On this episode, Alyssa talks with AG Shapiro about the investigation, which found that more than 300 Catholic priests across Pennsylvania sexually abused children over seven...

Duration:00:55:54

Kim Raver: Director, Executive Producer and Actor

6/10/2019
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Kim Raver is an actor, director, and executive producer. She discusses her latest project “Tempting Fate,” the importance of getting more women behind the camera, and why the narrative of "female-directed and female lead action movies don't make money" doesn't hold up. On this episode, Kim sits down with Alyssa to talk about her first time directing, why gender parity is so crucial, and how working on Grey’s Anatomy with Shonda Rhimes inspired her to take on more in the industry. In 2018,...

Duration:01:12:58

Erin Brockovich: Clean Water Activist

6/3/2019
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Erin Brockovich is a consumer advocate and clean water activist who continues to inspire people to take control of their health. She shares her story, the importance of clean water, and why we need to start making America’s infrastructure, our water and our health and welfare a national priority. On this episode, Erin sits down with Alyssa to talk about Hinkley, Flint, and what’s happening in cities across the country. She explains “Hinkley taught us that corporations can hide information....

Duration:01:04:36

Trans Rights are Human Rights: Charlotte Clymer

5/27/2019
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Charlotte Clymer is a transgender woman, army veteran, and activist who came out publicly on Twitter in 2017. She shares her story and weighs in on what’s happening to LGBTQ people in our country under the current administration and what we can do to help fight for change. In 30 states, LGBTQ people are at risk of being fired, refused housing or denied services simply because of who they are. On this episode, Alyssa sits down with Charlotte to talk about her decision to come out publicly on...

Duration:01:08:24

Kentucky Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Adam Edelen

5/20/2019
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Adam Edelen is running for governor of Kentucky. He wants to create more renewable energy jobs, is pro-choice, and has a lot to say about education in this country. Even if you don’t live in Kentucky, you’ll want to hear this conversation. Adam joins Alyssa to explain why he prefers his tomorrows to his yesterdays. They discuss his background and what it was like growing up as the son of a tobacco farmer. He also shares his passion for education, his plan to create new jobs for those who...

Duration:00:42:03

Criminal Justice Reform with Van Jones

5/13/2019
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6.6 million people are currently in the criminal justice system in the United States. On this episode, Alyssa sits down with Van Jones to talk about prison reform, restorative justice, and his CNN series, “The Redemption Project.” From his work as CEO of the REFORM Alliance, which aims to dramatically reduce the number of people who are unjustly under the control of the criminal justice system, to his CNN series which explores the restorative justice process, Van Jones has been working to...

Duration:00:53:07

Fighting to Save Your Kids: Manuel Oliver

5/6/2019
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Manuel Oliver’s 17-year-old son Joaquin was murdered in the 2018 Parkland shooting. Since then, he has taken to art and activism to fight to protect the lives of children across the country. Manuel sits down with Alyssa to talk about Joaquin, how he’s using activism and art to make a difference, the gun debate in America, and his organization, Change the Ref. Manuel and his wife Patricia founded Change the Ref in the memory of Joaquin and to empower future leaders. They are committed to...

Duration:00:52:53

Tarana Burke and Joe Biden

4/29/2019
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Tarana Burke began the Me Too Movement in 2006 to help survivors of sexual violence, particularly women and girls of color from low-income communities, find pathways to healing. On the first episode of “Sorry Not Sorry”, Tarana joins Alyssa to discuss the power of the Me Too Movement, the importance of what happens after survivors say those words, and the most rewarding part of the work she’s doing. Following Alyssa’s conversation with Tarana, we hear from presidential candidate Joe Biden...

Duration:00:55:38

Introducing "Sorry Not Sorry"

4/25/2019
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Sorry Not Sorry launches on April 29th. The podcast, hosted by Alyssa Milano, will tackle social, political and cultural issues from the perspective of unapologetic guests while highlighting activists doing amazing things and grassroots efforts throughout the country. Check out sorrynotsorrypod.com and follow us on social at @sorrynotsorry on Twitter and @sorrynotsorrypod on Instagram.

Duration:00:02:20