Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller

Series produced by KALW

Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
Image by: Frank King 
Lauren Schiller, Host 

A weekly, one-hour show about how women rise up.

"Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller is a gem of a radio show...an hour of engaging and intelligent conversation with women who are making a difference. Do your listeners a favor and give them a chance to hear Inflection Point." --Hawk Mendenhall, KUT, Austin, TX

On Inflection Point, Lauren Schiller talks with women who have risen to a challenge, stepped up to create change and are ready to tell their stories. Every episode offers experiences and ideas our listeners can apply to their own lives. From KALW San Francisco and PRX.


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Caption: Jennifer Weiner
The times, they are a’changin’. This week on Inflection Point, Lauren Schiller talks to author Jennifer Weiner, about her newest bestselling book “...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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There have been over 200 mass shootings in this country since 2009. Shannon Watts, the author of a new book, "Fight Like a Mother" is the founder o...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Courtesy of The Commonwealth Club of California, Credit: James Meinerth
Stress warning: This episode contains conversation about sexual assault and violence. This week on Inflection Point, I talk with Eve Ensler, Tony ...

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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America is one of only two countries in the world where you can be fired for taking a day off in order to give birth (let that sink in for a moment...

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  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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In 19th Century San Francisco's Chinatown only 1 in 10 people were women, and most of them were forced into prostitution, trafficked by criminal to...

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  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
This week, we hear about a radical plan to end poverty: Universal Basic Income. Lauren talks to the team behind an experiment with Guaranteed Incom...

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  • Added: May 09, 2019
  • Length: 53:00
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Caption: Rachel Cusk, Credit: Siemon Scamell Katz
Speaking the truth, calling it like it is, using your voice---being authentic are all hallmarks of the feminist movement. But the more we speak the...

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Morgan Mercer
For the most part, workplace sexual harassment training includes the same rote video, awkward role-playing scenarios or yawn-inducing speaker, and ...

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Last season on Inflection Point, we explored the concept of empowerment for women. And one of the many things we learned is that we can’t move the ...

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  • Added: Mar 29, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl, Credit: Casey Orr
Times like these call for radical ideas. But is being a radical a positive thing? And if so, why are so many radicals seen as dangerous? In this...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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This special episode features Inflection Point's Lauren Schiller in conversation with activist, writer and feminist organizer, Gloria Steinem and O...

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  • Added: Mar 14, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Katie Goodman
This season I’m introducing you to the radical geniuses who are reshaping the systems as we know them. But according to today’s guest, we can all b...

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  • Added: Mar 07, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Khalida Brohi
This is a special episode featuring my live conversation with activist and author, Khalida Brohi. Khalida grew up in Pakistan and became an activis...

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  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Alexis Bloom
Fox News has paid out hundreds of millions of dollars to silence women who were sexually harassed and assaulted while working there. The story of f...

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
After being witness to The Women’s March, MeToo, the Kavanaugh hearings, and a historic midterm election in which more American women were elected ...

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  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
In Episode 104 we aired my conversation with Ruth Whippman, Author of "America the Anxious. Why our search for happiness is driving us crazy and ho...

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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What’s going on with men? Why is it so hard to negotiate the gender power dynamic in everyday situations, like work meetings? Can masculinity exist...

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  • Added: Dec 08, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Ruth Whippman
Author Ruth Whippman has been studying the self-improvement industry for years. She’s come to the conclusion that empowerment feminism is, well, BS...

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  • Added: Nov 21, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Dr. Safiya Noble
What we think of as “the great equalizer”-- the internet--and the algorithms behind it, created by humans, is serving up content that is sexist and...

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Rebecca Traister, Credit: One World Journalist
It’s safe to say that many American women are pretty angry these days. Since the founding of this country, women have been faced with men in power...

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  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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