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 24, 2021 00:29:14
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#1692: Women Religious Leaders, Part One | 51%

On this week’s 51%, we kick off our series speaking to women religious leaders and celebrate the different ways that women worship. Sister Danielle Bonetti teaches the importance of worship through service, and the women behind the Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church share their hopes for the future of the UMC. (more…) ...

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December 20, 2021 00:29:14
#1691: Skin Care and Self Care | 51%

#1691: Skin Care and Self Care | 51%

On this week’s 51%, we take a break to focus ourselves. Dermatologist Dr. Jean Buhac offers up some tips to better love the skin you’re in. Dr. Hida Nierenburg discusses how to ward off headaches and migraines this holiday season. And Dr. Sharon Ufberg speaks with author Elayne Fluker about the importance of asking for help, and how doing it all doesn’t have to mean doing it all alone. (more…) ...

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December 10, 2021 00:29:07
#1690: Watching the Waters | 51%

#1690: Watching the Waters | 51%

On this week’s 51%, we speak with Tracy Brown, the new president of Riverkeeper, about how nature-based infrastructure can combat pollution in the Hudson River. We also get crafty with the Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery in Saratoga Springs, New York, as part of a global art project drawing attention to the impact of climate change on coral reefs. (more…) ...

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December 03, 2021 00:29:14
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#1689: University Police| 51%

On this week’s 51%, we stop by the swearing in ceremony for Mary Ritayik, the first female police commissioner of the State University of New York. We also check in with Chelly Hegan of Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood following the Supreme Court’s hearing on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. (more…) ...

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November 26, 2021 00:30:39
#1688: Works in Progress: The Logan Nonfiction Program, Part Two | 51%

#1688: Works in Progress: The Logan Nonfiction Program, Part Two | 51%

On this week’s 51%, we continue our conversations with the Carey Institute’s Logan Nonfiction fellows. Documentarian Tsanavi Spoonhunter previews her upcoming film, Holder of the Sky, on efforts to preserve treaty rights for native tribes in Wisconsin. And reporters Jillian Farmer and Cheryl Upshaw discuss their in-progress podcast, 50-Foot Woman, documenting life with the rare pituitary disease acromegaly. (more…) ...

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November 19, 2021 00:31:08
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#1687: Works In Progress: The Logan Nonfiction Program | 51%

  On this week’s 51%, we speak with some of the writers and filmmakers in the Carey Institute for Global Good’s Logan Nonfiction Program. Documentary filmmaker Ilse Fernandez previews her upcoming film, Exodus Stories. And we also speak with reporter Deborah Barfield Berry of the USA Today.   (more…) ...

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