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Independent Women's Forum knows that all issues are women’s issues, and discusses the most important topics of the day with our entertaining, knowledgeable spokeswomen and guests. Hear about everything from energy policy and GMOs to workplace issues like paid leave and the latest on women in politics.

Independent Women's Forum knows that all issues are women’s issues, and discusses the most important topics of the day with our entertaining, knowledgeable spokeswomen and guests. Hear about everything from energy policy and GMOs to workplace issues like paid leave and the latest on women in politics.
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Independent Women's Forum knows that all issues are women’s issues, and discusses the most important topics of the day with our entertaining, knowledgeable spokeswomen and guests. Hear about everything from energy policy and GMOs to workplace issues like paid leave and the latest on women in politics.

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@IWF

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English


Episodes

#131 What does the end of net neutrality really mean?

6/11/2018
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Today the Obama-era regulations on the internet have ended. Net neutrality was a power grab by the previous administration that ended up giving too much regulatory power to the FCC. With the new rules, the internet is free and open again.

Duration:00:10:25

#130 Groundbreaking Supreme Court Case Rules In Favor of Colorado Baker

6/8/2018
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Legal Fellow, Erin Hawley, discusses the recent SCOTUS decision about cake bakers in Colorado. We discuss the background of this case, examine the details of the testimony, and talk about what this means for the future of small business owners.

Duration:00:13:57

#ChampionWomen Calls Out the Media's Double Standard for Women • Vicki McKenna Show

6/6/2018
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#ChampionWomen Calls Out the Media's Double Standard for Women • Vicki McKenna Show by Independent Women's Forum

Duration:00:13:06

Opioid Lawsuits Do More Harm Than Good • Bill Meyer Show

5/31/2018
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Opioid Lawsuits Do More Harm Than Good • Bill Meyer Show by Independent Women's Forum

Duration:00:22:47

A "Peace Treaty" is Not What it Sounds Like with North Korea • Talk Media News

5/30/2018
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A "Peace Treaty" is Not What it Sounds Like with North Korea • Talk Media News by Independent Women's Forum

Duration:00:52:56

E-Cigarettes are 95% Less Harmful Than Cigarettes--Why the moral panic? • Steve Gruber Show

5/30/2018
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E-Cigarettes are 95% Less Harmful Than Cigarettes--Why the moral panic? • Steve Gruber Show by Independent Women's Forum

Duration:00:04:40

#129 The Forgotten Children of the Opioid Epidemic

5/29/2018
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Dr. Jamie Wells discusses the forgotten children of the opioid epidemic. Prescription opioids and the cycle of addiction affects children in very damaging ways--which are often left out of the conversation. Solutions should be family-centric, thoughtful, and comprehensive.

Duration:00:21:01

Turmoil with North Korean Meeting and NFL Protest Controversy • Up All Night on BBC Radio

5/29/2018
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Turmoil with North Korean Meeting and NFL Protest Controversy • Up All Night on BBC Radio by Independent Women's Forum

Duration:00:25:09

What We Should Require from Iran in a New Deal • Secure Freedom Radio

5/22/2018
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What We Should Require from Iran in a New Deal • Secure Freedom Radio by Independent Women's Forum

Duration:00:29:02

Relationship with North Korea and China in Question • John Batchelor Radio

5/22/2018
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Relationship with North Korea and China in Question • John Batchelor Radio by Independent Women's Forum

Duration:00:24:42

#128 Dispelling explosive myths about Juul

5/21/2018
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Julie Gunlock and Michelle Minton dispel myths about e-cigarettes. They discuss how much safer products like Juul are, and how regulations are hurting people looking to quit smoking. There is a lot of biased reporting online, listen to this podcast to get the full report.

Duration:00:19:07

#127 Questioning the Status Quo: Black voters don't owe their vote to either party

5/14/2018
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We discuss Kanye's "independent thought" comments with Antonia Okafor. Identity politics has damaged free thinking and individuality in the black community. What happens when people research policies, political parties, and their own values without allegiance to either political party?

Duration:00:14:45

#126 Why a New Iowa Healthcare Law Matters to You

5/4/2018
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Gov. Kim Reynolds of Iowa took advantage of a healthcare loop hole by creating "Health Benefit Plans". In partnership with the Iowa Farm Bureau, Iowans now have more consumer freedom in the healthcare market. These new options allow people to get the coverage they need, and ditch the extra, mandated, coverage.

Duration:00:16:44

#124 Syria Must Understand the Consequences of Their Actions

4/25/2018
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Our distinguished Foreign Policy Senior Fellow, Claudia Rosett, explains why the US launched air strikes against Syria. Learn about the background leading up to the strikes, the chemical attack, and the dangers of the Assad regime.

Duration:00:13:55

#123 Education Savings Accounts for Military Families Can Make All the Difference

4/23/2018
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Military families already face many challenges, affording education should not be one of them. Listen to Representative Jim Banks explain his legislation to create education savings accounts geared toward creating school choice for military families.

Duration:00:11:14

#122 Understanding trade offs can help reduce regulation on Earth Day

4/20/2018
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Listen to our Senior Policy Fellow, Amy Cooke, describe how Earth Day has turned into an anti-innovation movement. Earth Day activists fight against industrialization despite cleaner technology, and opt for more government regulations.

Duration:00:20:53

#ChampionWomen: Late First Lady Barbara Bush + Heroine Pilot Tammie Jo Shults • Steve Gruber Show

4/18/2018
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IWF fellow Julie Gunlock joins Steve Gruber to discuss the legacy of late First Lady Barbara Bush and the heroine pilot that brought Southwest flight 1380 to the ground.

Duration:00:08:17

#121 How can your student succeed in the Education Marketplace?

4/17/2018
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President of IWF, Carrie Lukas, expands on her article in the National Review about the health of the education marketplace. Listen to our discussion on the value of college, and what students can do to leverage their comparative advantage. http://iwf.org/news/2805980/Welcoming-a-Real-Education-Marketplace

Duration:00:12:25

Why John Bolton is the Best Choice for National Security Advisor • Secure Freedom Radio

4/11/2018
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Why John Bolton is the Best Choice for National Security Advisor • Secure Freedom Radio by Independent Women's Forum

Duration:00:36:56

#120 Amazon is Actually Saving the Post Office, but it Needs Bigger Reforms

4/9/2018
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IWF President, Carrie Lukas, discusses the beginning of the Post Office vs. Amazon debate. Trump has recently weighed in on this topic again, causing economic shake ups.

Duration:00:12:08