Wangari Maathai Was Not A Good Woman | Episode 07

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Wangari Maathai was a professor, a political activist, and an all around good witch who fought against political corruption and climate change like a seriously bad bitch.

Notable links regarding all the topics discussed in today's episode!

A book about Belle Bilton, the subject of the #MisandryinPublishing dude's book, written by Nuala O'Connor:https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/549986/becoming-belle-by-nuala-oconnor/9780735214408/

An article written by the agent who started it all about #misandryinpublishing:https://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2018/apr/10/misandry-in-publishing-hashtag-male-authors-book-lauren-spieller?CMP=sharebtntw

The Green Belt Movement, founded by Wangari Maathai:http://www.greenbeltmovement.org/

Wangari Maathai was not a good woman. Kenya needs more of them. by Nanjala Nyabola: http://africanarguments.org/2015/10/06/wangari-maathai-was-not-a-good-woman-kenya-needs-many-more-of-them/

"I Will Disappear into the Forest: an Interview with Wangari Maathai" by Dave Gilson on Mother Jones:https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2005/01/root-causes-interview-wangari-maathai/

Special thanks to the fabulous Michelle Conroy, whose awesome ideas and expertise we are excited to utilize in future episodes.

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