Discussing Politics And Development In Honor Of International Women’s Day; Powerful Women And Patriarchy, Then And Now: Chicago Shakespeare's 'Mary Stuart;’ And Peace On Earth Film Fest: 'A Crude Injustice'
On today’s show:
We discuss International Women’s Day and women’s issues with two activists: Mrinalini Chakraborty, the head of field operations and strategy for the Women’s March, and Rafia Zakaria, a political philosopher and columnist for DAWN Pakistan.
The main actors in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s Mary Stuart join us: K.K. Moggie, who plays Mary Stuart, and Kellie Overbey, who plays Queen Elizabeth I.
Peace on Earth Film Festival co-founder and executive director Nick Angotti and A Crude Injustice director Jane Hammond talk about the documentary, which follows the aftermath of Australia’s biggest offshore oil catastrophe and its lasting impact on the people of West Timor.