In this episode, Sasha is joined by Hunter College Professor Yasha Klots for a discussion on Soviet contraband literature, censorship, and what we can learn about our current climate from the history of book banning in the USSR.
My goal is to explore the way censorship works not only to silence outspoken people but to influence ordinary people to censor themselves. I hope that this project will give a voice to opinions and perspectives that are not typically included in mainstream narratives.
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In this episode, Sasha is joined by Harriet Fraad, feminist activist, psychotherapist and hypnotherapist, for a discussion on feminism and class. They talk about how class needs to be at the basis for all social justice activism, her thoughts on the failures and successes of the 2nd wave, debates within feminism like trans activism, Gloria Steinem and the corporate and government sabotage of feminism and the racial equality movement, and the destructive mindset feminists should avoid if they want to be successful in the movement.
Lessons from the 2nd Wave with Women’s Liberation Leader Harriet Fraad
In this episode, Lisa Marchiano joins me to talk about her new book Motherhood: Facing and Finding Yourself. Lisa Marchiano is a Jungian analyst, author, and podcaster. She is the cohost and creator of the podcast This Jungian Life. We discuss how motherhood has been devalued in our society, how Lisa addresses the fear many women have of being “chained down” by motherhood, and how she uses fairy tales in her book to illustrate lessons that women can learn about themselves through motherhood.
Lisa Marchiano: A Return to Embodied Wisdom
Sasha is joined by psychotherapist and writer Stella O’Malley to discuss her new organization for parents of gender-questioning kids, Genspect. They talk about the gender medicine industry, the nightmare situation many parents find themselves in when they bring their child to a gender therapist for help, the motives of the doctors and other professionals who push this experimental craze, and much more.
Stella O’Malley: the Plight of Parents with Gender Dysphoric Children
Nadine Strossen, former president of the ACLU, joins Sasha to discuss a range of issues that revolve around freedom of expression including cancel culture, at-will employment laws, pornography, and the importance of speaking out to defend those who are under attack for exercising their freedom of expression.
Nadine Strossen on the Importance of Consistent Principled Support of Free Speech
In this episode, I am joined by Nehanda, an artist and feminist who decided to speak out against gender identity ideology after witnessing the policing of women’s language online by gender activists. We chat about Nehanda’s music journey, what got her into rap originally, and how standing up for women is her main driving force.