Susan Barnett http://wamc.org en 51% Show #1299 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1299 <p>Snob zones, animal testing, and making absinthe. This week on 51%, i<span style="line-height: 1.5;">t's a special look back and a chance to say goodbye.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 19:03:02 +0000 Susan Barnett 93094 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1298 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1298 <p>The immigration problem – it's not just in the US.... This week on 51%, t<span style="line-height: 1.5;">he international flood of immigrants, and what's left of the American Dream.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 30 May 2014 13:53:00 +0000 Susan Barnett 91458 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1298 51% Show #1297 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1297 <p>What's happening in Africa? This week on 51%,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">A global outcry against the Nigerian kidnappings – going dry in Yemen and Somalia, the forgotten need in Mali.</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls in Nigeria has put the&nbsp; world&nbsp; on notice: it's time to pay attention to what's happening in Africa and the Arabian peninsula.</span></p> Tue, 20 May 2014 18:34:40 +0000 Susan Barnett 91454 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1297 51% Show #1296 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1296 <p>The clothes you're wearing are still made by hand – hands often working in unsafe conditions for pennies. This week on 51%, b<span style="line-height: 1.5;">ringing manufacturing back to the States... plus trading fashion for activism, and an unsung founder of the labor movement.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 15 May 2014 18:11:52 +0000 Susan Barnett 91453 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1296 51% Show #1295 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1295 <p>This week, the softer side of math and its impact on your healthcare.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Plus more thoughts on moms.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 09 May 2014 13:06:00 +0000 Susan Barnett 89450 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1295 51% Show #1294 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1294 <p>This week, mothers take center stage...&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">What we learn from our mothers, and making traditions work in a new era.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 02 May 2014 13:30:00 +0000 Susan Barnett 89386 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1294 51% Show #1291 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1291 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Climate change alert; t</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">here's no easy solution, but this week we'll look at some changes that could help.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 18:56:19 +0000 Susan Barnett 89380 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1291 51% Show #1293 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1293 <p>This week, women's health, family health...&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Plus gender equality and the mother of all scandals in Pakistan.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:11:18 +0000 Susan Barnett 89385 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1293 51% Show #1292 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1292 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Mothers taking over the message.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Turning </span>story time<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> into an opportunity to build self-esteem and understanding.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:56:38 +0000 Susan Barnett 89382 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1292 51% Show #1290 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1290 <p>Coming up this week, education equality – it's a long ways off...&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">plus teaching children to think by teaching them language.</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Part of the United Nations' </span>Millenium<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Development Goals called for the elimination of gender inequality in all levels of education by 2015. That's not a goal that's going to be met. But representatives of Education International were in NY in late March to encourage the UN to continue to keep pushing.</span></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:06:00 +0000 Susan Barnett 87065 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1290