FFR #76: Knock Down the House – Feminist Frequency

FFR #76: Knock Down the House

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Ebony Adams

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Hey, Feminist Frequency Listeners (all 3 of ya!) We had a fantastic discussion about the new Netflix documentary Knock Down the House, which documents the thrilling challenges posed to the political establishment  by the record numbers of women and people of color looking to unseat long-time incumbents in 2018. In addition to Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez of New York, the film introduces viewers to candidates navigating the murky political waters of West Virginia, St. Louis, MO, and Las Vegas, NV.

0:00 Welcome to the incredibly high-energy goodness of episode #76

3:21 Pop Culture News/ Corporate News (Sonic the Hedgehog, Caster Semenya, “acceptable” trash talk, Ebony’s reaction/non-reaction to the new royal baby, Find Me release date revealed)

16:39 Knock Down the House

46:02 What’s Your Freq Out [Deal]?

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