Combating Everyday Misogyny and Harassment, the Taliban in Afghanistan, the Delta Variant, Rising Rents with Host Nancy Wu
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A solo episode today with Nancy Wu, who chats about women’s and gender studies theory versus facing everyday misogyny and catcalls. She also talks about the U.S. pulling troops out of Afghanistan and the Taiban’s entry, and the consequences of the U.S.’s actions abroad, and the narratives of the Delta variant in the U.S. and abroad, and the dangers of certain narratives around the Delta variant.
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Welcome to Progressive Opinions of Color (POC), a podcast that creates space for people of color in conversations about economics, politics, and culture. Your host is Nancy Wu. Nancy is an Asian American woman, an economist, and a huge politics and policy nerd. Nancy triple majored in Economics, Government (Political Science) and Gender Studies at Dartmouth and has a Master’s in Development Economics from Oxford. She works as an Economist full time and has previously worked in economic policy at the White House (under Obama, of course) and progressive think tanks.
The goal of this podcast is to engage the state of the economy, and other pressing topics in politics, economics, and culture, all through perspectives inclusive of the lived experiences of people of color. Whether you're new to politics or already a huge politics nerd, we hope this podcast inspires community and conversation among us. Join us in reimagining politics and economics with underrepresented voices.