51 Percent

Whether it's the environment, health, our children, politics or the arts, there's a women's perspective, and 51% is a show dedicated to that viewpoint. Host Jesse King talks to experts in their field for a ...more

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December 18, 2020 00:27:28
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#1639: Becca Balint Discusses Becoming VT’s First Female Senate Pro Tem | 51%

On this week’s 51%, hear from the first woman expected to serve as Vermont Senate Pro Tem, and another woman has taken disaster prepping to another level. A record number of women will serve in Congress next year. And women are gaining political ground in a number of states, including Vermont. In fact, when the […] ...

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December 11, 2020 00:27:28
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#1638: Flying Free & Facing Fears | 51%

Cecilia Aragon is a professor, pilot, computer scientist, and author.  This week on 51% she’ll talk about how flying helped her face many fears. The daughter of a Chilean father and a Filipina mother, Cecilia Rodriguez Aragon grew up as a timid child in a small Midwestern town during the 1960s. Targeted by school bullies […] ...

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December 04, 2020 00:27:28
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#1637: Sports Studies Professor Discusses MLB’s First Female GM | 51%

On this week’s 51%, a sports studies professor discusses Major League Baseball’s first female general manager, and more. Artist and Producer Ahri Golden returns to 51% with an audio portrait of Leah, a woman who embraces her life force, change, and community. It’s part of Golden’s Bending in 2020 series.  You can find out more […] ...

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November 27, 2020 00:27:25
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#1636: Awakening A Fierce Feminine Buddhism | 51%

On this week’s 51%, a woman who made history in New York politics takes in Kamala Harris’ victory; there’s a changing landscape in theatre arts funding and a Buddhist teacher brings Buddhist women to the fore. New York state Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, who made history in 2019 as the first woman to lead […] ...

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November 20, 2020 00:27:28
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#1635: Sexual Harassment In The Army | 51%

On this week’s 51%, Army critics speak up about sexual harassment; a brewery launches a diversity and inclusion initiative and Dr. Jeri Burns shares her view on being masked. Critics say the Army isn’t doing enough to address sexual harassment and sexual assault in the ranks. The outcry comes after the killing this past spring […] ...

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November 13, 2020 00:27:28
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#1634: The Parlay Effect | 51%

On this week’s 51%, as we seek connections even more during the COVID-19 pandemic, we meet the founder of a salon series intended to gather women and have more meaningful conversations. And Kelly Corrigan talks about her new interview series. Dr. Sharon Ufberg returns with her 51% segment “Force of Nature.” This time, she interviews […] ...

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