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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January 07, 2022 00:29:14
#1694: Women Religious Leaders, Part Three | 51%

#1694: Women Religious Leaders, Part Three | 51%

On this week’s 51%, we speak with Sangeetha Kowsik, a Hindu Chaplain at New York University, as part of our series speaking with women religious leaders and scholars. Kowsik discusses the multitude of ways Hinduism is practiced, her love of pujas, and her thoughts on how the religion is depicted in popular culture. (more…) ...

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December 31, 2021 00:29:14
#1693: Women Religious Leaders, Part Two | 51%

#1693: Women Religious Leaders, Part Two | 51%

On this week’s 51%, we continue our series talking to women religious leaders. Rabbi Debora Gordon discusses how music can help build connection and community.  And we also speak with soferet Julie Seltzer about the art of writing and transcribing holy Jewish texts.   (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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