51% on WAMC HD2 http://wamc.org en 51% Show #1258 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1258 <p>Women are at the center of the political agenda this year.&nbsp; The overall goal, for both Democrats and Republicans, is to hold the Congressional majority after the next election. Republicans have been labeled as the architects of a war on women because of a conservative legislative agenda that zeroed in on restricting reproductive rights. Democrats are trying to claim that outraged voting block by focusing on the economy. In July, Democratic House Leader Nancy Pelosi unveiled what she called her economic agenda for women. Fri, 23 Aug 2013 13:16:00 +0000 Susan Barnett 71030 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1258 51% Show #1255 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1255 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the midst of a summer of crazy weather – do you ever worry about water? W</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">ater – what threatens it, a scare when its scarce, and a mystery when it disappears.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">I'm Susan Barnett and this is 51% the women's perspective.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 14:53:00 +0000 Susan Barnett 69058 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1255 51% Show #1222 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1222 <p></p><p>The tensions in Gaza heated up in November, with attacks from both sides ending with nearly 150 dead in Palestine and six dead in Israel.&nbsp; At the same time, Palestine’s effort to win further UN recognition was being discouraged by both Israel and the US, with those countries arguing only negotiations could create an independent Palestinian state.</p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 15:01:00 +0000 Susan Barnett 52958 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1222