Equal Time with Martha Burk

The U.S. tax system is supposed to be fair.  But is it?  If you're an ordinary worker, you're taxed at a much higher rate than investors and corporations.  Corporations claim they have the same rights as people -- so let's tax them the same as people.

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Martha Burk led the fight to open Augusta National Golf Club to women, beginning with a protest a decade ago.  She and her organization kept the pressure on through lawsuits and big monetary settlements to finally dismantle the tree house a decade later.

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It takes until April of every year for women to catch up to what men made by the previous December 31, and that's for full-time year-round workers.  Pithy commentary on why it happens and what can be done about it.

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New York Times columnist Gail Collins talks with host Martha Burk on the legacy of Betty Friedan and the new 50th anniversary edition of The Feminine Mystique, one of the most important books of the 20th century.

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Betsy West, Executive producer of the new PBS documentary Makers: the Women who make America talks with host Martha Burk on the 20th century women's movement and the advances women are making today as a result.

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In this Black History Month program, Dr. Jones DeWeever, Executive Director of the National Council of Negro Women, discusses the history of Black women's activism and great Black women leaders from the 1930s until now, and progress for Black women going forward.

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In this Black History Month program, Texas Regional Medical Center emergency room physician and activist Myiesha Taylor talks with Martha Burk about how she is working with the Disney corporation to encourage Black girls to go into medicine, and how popular culture influences the choices kids make about careers.

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Boston Women's Health Book Collective Executive Director Judy Norsijian talks with host Martha Burk about the ground-breaking worldwide best-seller Our Bodies, Ourselves, and how its 40 years of publication has made a difference in health policy for women worldwide.

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40th Anniversary of Roe V. Wade discussion with host Martha Burk and Merle Hoffman, operator of pre-Roe abortion clinic on reproductive rights then and now, what to expect in the future.

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Martha Burk interviews top national pollster Celinda Lake on what women are thinking as we go into the 2012 presidential race.

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