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Entries by Martha Burk from 08/2012

Go for It, GOP -- Sperm Rights!

| Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

Protecting sperm rights would benefit society, and wouldn't really harm men. Understand -- a man's right to control his own body and life choices would not be infringed. Men could still have sex. They would merely be asked to accept a few tiny, ever-so-reasonable restrictions.

Are Women Equal Yet? An Interview With Carolyn Maloney

| Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics

Carolyn Maloney most recently hit the news when she asked: "Where are the women?" before walking out of a Congressional hearing on contraception that featured an all-male panel. I talked with her this month on my radio show.

A Labor Day Conversation With Hilda Solis

| Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

Unemployment is stuck above 8 percent, and many of the jobs that have come back are lower level than the ones lost. But Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, the first Latina to hold that post, is optimistic.