Climate lawsuits, Politics of women’s soccer

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An environmental law expert explains the ramifications of a landmark lawsuit over climate change. Then, we talk to a gender politics and sports professor about the US Women’s National Soccer Team and the political backlash they’ve received

Featured in this Show

  • Landmark Montana climate suit rules in favor of youth

    A landmark ruling in Montana asserts that the state government violated the rights of young Montanans to a “clean and healthful” environment. We take a look at what the ruling means in Montana and future climate law.

  • US women soccer stars face right-wing criticism off the pitch

    The United States women’s national soccer team recently made their earliest ever exit from the World Cup, leading some critics to say that the team’s “wokeness” has finally caught up with them. An expert in gender politics and sport unpacks the conservative media campaign against the USWNT and how it relates to broader trends in the world of women athletes and activism.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Richelle Wilson Producer
  • Steph Tai Guest
  • Cheryl Cooky Guest

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