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Kresta in the Afternoon – December 22, 2020 – Hour 1

2020 Kresta in the Afternoon Countdown

#25 – The Problem With Black Lives Matter-Style Activism

When the Ferguson riots broke out in 2014, the nation was shocked and alarmed. The press gave the event wall-to-wall coverage for a week. For young people this was fairly new territory, while older people had flashbacks to the Los Angeles riots of 1992 or the summer of 1965. The Baltimore riots of 2015 were less shocking – this was a movie we had seen before. And in other riots since then, one thing has become clear – just about everyone seems to prefer narrative-peddling to problem-solving. Rachel Lu joins us.

Rachel Lu

Rachel Lu is a writer, moral philosopher, mother of five, who has researched criminal justice reform as a Robert Novak Fellow. Follow her on Twitter at rclu.

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Breaking the System

How Black Lives Matter-Style Activism Is Ruining America

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#24: A Catholic View on Feminism

We saw during this election season how the Democratic Party has doubled down on its commitment to abortion, placing it under the banner of Women’s Rights. How did the two become so intertwined? Sue Ellen Browder was there at the beginning. She joins us looking at the history of feminism in America and the idea of Sex and the Catholic feminist.

Sue Ellen Browder

Sue Ellen Browder is the author of Subverted: How I helped the Sexual Revolution Hijack the Women’s Movement and the new book Sex and the Catholic Feminist.

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Former Cosmo writer: “I wrote this book as an act of atonement.”

Who Really Wrote Roe v. Wade?

The ERA Died Decades Ago (So Why Are the Losers Still Fighting?)

The hijacking of the women’s movement, and the resurgence of pro-life feminism

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