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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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Episodes

Ajit Pai talks FCC policies that make your life better

8/16/2019
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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai joins the “She Thinks” podcast this week to dscuss the future of the Internet and bringing the benefits of the Internet age to all Americans. We talk about rolling back net neutrality, the introduction of 5G technology, and how the FCC is spearheading initiatives to expand broadband Internet access in rural America. He also shares his personal approach to social media usage and his best practices for handling unwanted robocalls. Ajit Pai is the 34th Chairman of the...

Duration:00:21:22

Sam Sorbo on why school choice is an option for every parent

8/9/2019
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Sam Sorbo, author of They’re Your Kids, joins the “She Thinks” podcast this week to talk about school choice and her family’s experience homeschooling three children. As the majority of kids head back to school, it’s an important time to champion what we at IWF believe about school choice: educational freedom isn’t suited only for a subset of children, but for all children in all zip codes. The reality is that while 85% of parents send their children to a public school, only 1/3 would choose...

Duration:00:25:52

Opening the Courthouse Doors to Property Owners

8/5/2019
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Jennifer Braceras talks with Christina Martin, counsel in Knick v. Township of Scott.

Duration:00:22:45

Rep Mary Franson on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

8/2/2019
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Rep. Mary Franson joins the podcast this week to discuss a tough and often ignored issue -- female genital mutilation or FGM. Rep. Franson is a state representative from Minnesota who recently introduced legislation to hold both doctors and parents accountable for the practice. In our conversation, she offers insight and explains what steps can be taken to protect the girls.

Duration:00:25:39

How to expand access to paid leave without increasing taxes

7/26/2019
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Kristin Shapiro joins “She Thinks” this week to talk about an issue that has not only gained traction in the states, but we’re also watching it play out on the federal level -- Paid Parental Leave. With so many Democratic candidates talking about it, it’s important to know the pros and cons of government-proposed paid leave policieslike the Family Act, The CRADLE Act, and the New Parents Act. Kristin Shapiro is a lawyer and senior fellow with Independent Women's Forum. She has litigated...

Duration:00:24:12

Navigating Liberal Hollywood: Kristy Swanson on thinking independently as a Hollywood Conservative

7/22/2019
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Tammy Bruce, president of ​IWF's sister organization ​Independent Women's Voice, is joined by a special guest ​known by many as Buffy Summers from the hit 90's Buffy the Vampire Slayer movie for this pop-up episode of She Thinks--Kristy Swanson. Kristy is an ​award winning ​actress and producer. She is a mom and a wife and an outspoken conservative in Hollywood. ​Kristy talks about her decision to come out as a conservative, navigating the entertainment industry as a conservative,...

Duration:00:31:42

Mollie Hemingway on her book Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Trial & the Future of the Supreme Court

7/19/2019
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Senior editor at The Federalist and Fox News contributor Mollie Hemingway joins the podcast this week to talk about her new book (already a #1 bestseller!), Justice on Trial, that she co-authored with Carrie Severino. Mollie and Carrie combined their journalistic and legal expertise to uncover the truth. Their book not only recounts what happened during the Kavanaugh Confirmation, but also considers what this means for the future of the Supreme Court. They interviewed 100 key players...

Duration:00:23:53

Climate Change: Is the world ending in 12 years?

7/12/2019
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The founder and executive director of Power the Future Daniel Turner joins the podcast this week to talk about the very popular topic of climate change. We’ll delve into the science, including whether the data points we often hear politicians cite are accurate, discuss how America has become energy independent and why that’s so important from a human right’s perspective, and finally Daniel answers the question everyone should want answered—is the world really ending in 12 years? Power the...

Duration:00:26:37

Why Restaurant Workers are Rising Up to Save Tipped Wages

7/9/2019
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IWF's Patrice Onwuka speaks with Simone Barron, board member of the Restaurant Workers of America and a founder of the Full Service Workers Alliance in Seattle, to discuss why wait staff oppose ending the tipped wage and earning a $15 minimum wage like other workers.

Duration:00:19:42

Is free ever free? Emily Chamlee-Wright on Socialism

7/5/2019
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Emily Chamlee-Wright joins the podcast this week to talk about socialism. As polls reveal that Generation Z has a much more positive view of socialism than previous generations, and the Democratic candidates line up to promote socialist ideas on their platforms, it’s now more important than ever to discuss whether free is actually free. Emily defines socialism, explains the role of free markets in a free society, and analyzes whether or not young people have a true understanding of the...

Duration:00:21:41

The Truth Behind Vaccinations and the Rise in Measles Outbreaks

6/28/2019
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On this episode of “She Thinks,” Julie Gunlock joins us to reveal the truth behind vaccinations and the rise in measles outbreaks. She’ll discuss how the antivaccination movement started and how serious these outbreaks are, especially for children. This is an especially important conversation as 2019 has recorded the highest number of measles cases since 1994.

Duration:00:30:43

How Nuisance Lawsuits Are Hurting Innovation

6/24/2019
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IWF's Julie Gunlock speaks with lawyer and political columnist Jennifer Braceras about how these lawsuits are causing harm and preventing innovation.

Duration:00:25:16

Are American Women's Rights in Jeopardy? Christina Hoff Sommers on the Equal Rights Amendment

6/21/2019
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Author and speaker Christina Hoff Sommers joins the podcast today to speak about the potential harms of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and what women should be on the lookout for.

Duration:00:27:33

Is the Electoral College Really Necessary? Expert Tara Ross Explains

6/17/2019
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Tara Ross explains why all of us need to educate ourselves about our system for electing our president. Here's why we should be concerned about efforts to ditch the Electoral College.

Duration:00:22:31

Getting Real About the Constitution with Attorney Erin Hawley

6/14/2019
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On this episode of “She Thinks,” Constitutional lawyer Erin Hawley joins us to talk about all things….Constitutional. She debunks the myths we heard following the Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts of 2017, gives her take on Justice Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court as we await numerous Supreme Court decisions, and of course offers a little insight into what it’s like being married to a Senator.

Duration:00:24:04

Are Conservatives Being Censored? A Conversation With Harmeet Dhillon

6/11/2019
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Are Conservatives Being Censored? A Conversation With Harmeet Dhillon by Independent Women's Forum

Duration:00:19:09

The Truth About Guns: Katie Pavlich on the Second Amendment

6/7/2019
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Fox News contributor and news editor for Townhall.com Katie Pavlich talks about gun ownership and why she’s a strong advocate for the Second Amendment. She shares her background, explains how and why her father taught her to shoot, and clarifies the facts about guns and gun violence. And if you have any interest in becoming a gun owner, Katie gives a few tips to make the process navigable.

Duration:00:27:27

Celebrating 100 Years of Women's Suffrage with Heather Higgins

6/4/2019
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IWF Policy Director Hadley Heath Manning speaks with IW CEO Heather Higgins about the 100th anniversary of the women's right to vote.

Duration:00:20:14

Working Overtime: What's Fair? And Is the Wage Gap Real?

5/31/2019
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Patrice Onwuka, senior policy analyst at the Independent Women’s Forum, joins the “She Thinks” podcast to talk about the Trump Administration’s latest policy proposal for overtime pay and whether or not this helps workers in the long term—her answers may surprise you.

Duration:00:24:28

Fox Business' Charles Payne: Economic Optimism and the American Dream

5/24/2019
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Charles Payne, a Fox Business Network contributor, joins “She Thinks” to forecast what we can expect in the next year with wages rising and low unemployment. Payne also shares his story and makes a case for why the American Dream is still alive today.

Duration:00:26:02