Martha's radio program
Equal Time with Martha Burk originates weekly from KSFR public radio in Santa Fe, and is marketed nationally through PRX (Public Radio International). Weekly 2 1/2 minute public affairs commentary on topics in the public debate, political issues, and how decisions in Washington and around the world affect ordinary citizens, often with an emphasis on women. Critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news.
Burk's commentary explores many topics on past progress, future change, and what it means for women and men -- as citizens, as voters, and as inhabitants of the world we live in and help to shape. For those who are curious and who care about what's going on the the public debate (with no shouting) and issues/ what's at stake now and in the future.
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Martha Burk interviews Carolyn Maloney, U.S. Congresswoman from New York, and chief sponsor of the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution. The Amendment has been introduced in every congress since 1923, and sent to the states for ratification once -- where it fell three states short in 1982.
Martha Burk interviews Karen Davenport, Director of Health Policy at the National Women's Law Center in Washington DC, on the impact of the Supreme Court decision upholding Obamacare on women.
Martha Burk interviews Katrina vanden Heuvel, Editor of The Nation magazine and Washington Post columnist. vanden Huevel talks about the poisoning of politics by the Citizens United Supreme Court decision, and what can be done about it.
Martha Burk interviews tennis legend Billie Jean King, to mark the 40th anniversary of Title IX, the law that opened sports to women
Martha Burk interviews Joe Kelly, best-selling author, blogger, speaker, co-founder of the national nonprofit Dads & Daughters, and primary media source on fathering
Martha Burk interviews Joan Blades, founder of Moveon.org and MomsRising, and Mary Robinson, the first female President of Ireland, on how female political leaders can leverage their concerns at the highest levels
Martha Burk interviews Lilly Ledbetter, the woman who sued Goodyear and literally changed the law of the land, and also talks with Joe Sellers, the attorney representing the women of Wal-Mart in their fight for equal pay.
Martha Burk interviews Nancy Pelosi, first female Speaker of the House, and Zainab Salbi, best selling author and founder of Women for Women International
Martha Burk explores the life of Coretta Scott King with biographer Barbara Reynolds, a founding editor of USA Today
. Burk also interviews Carol Moseley Braun, the first and only Black woman elected to the U.S. Senate.
Roe v. Wade at 39/Where Women Stand in 2012: Martha Burk interviews Sarah Weddington, who successfully argued the Roe v. Wade case legalizing abortion, and Terry O'Neill, President of the National Organization for Women in Washington, D.C.