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The Women's March: Reigniting Resistance

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RadioEd is a biweekly podcast created by the DU Newsroom that taps into the University of Denver’s deep pool of bright brains to explore new takes on today’s top stories.

Marie Berry
Marie Berry

Four years after the first Women’s March drew the largest protest crowd in U.S. history, women are still turning to civil resistance to protect their rights. But the protest has drawn its fair share of criticism too, with many asking, “What’s the point?” Marie Berry, a self-described scholar-activist studying movements around the globe, shares her take on the march’s successes, its place among a broader push for women’s rights and what it means from a global perspective.

Show Notes

Berry is an assistant professor in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and the director of the Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security & Diplomacy’s Inclusive Global Leadership Initiative.

In this episode:
The Indivisible Project
Time: “Here Are Some of the Women Who Made History in the Midterm Elections”
Makerere University protests
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
Erica Chenoweth and Marie Stephan’s book, “Why Civil Resistance Works.”
Inclusive Global Leadership Initiative
Madres de la Plaza de Mayo

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