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She Thinks

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She Thinks is a podcast for women (and men) who are sick of the spin in today’s news cycle and are seeking the truth. Once a week, every week, She Thinks host Beverly Hallberg is joined by guests who cut through the clutter and bring you the facts. You don’t have to keep up with policy and politics to understand how issues will impact you and the people you care about most. You just have to keep up with us. We make sure you have the information you need to come to your own conclusions. Becau ...
 
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High Noon

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High Noon is an intellectual download featuring conversations that make possible a free society. The podcast features interesting thinkers from all parts of the political spectrum to discuss the most controversial subjects of the day in a way that hopes to advance our common American future. Hosted by Inez Stepman of Independent Women’s Forum. You can listen to the latest High Noon episode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you ar ...
 
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Emily and Inez discuss how technological advancement is making it possible for larger and larger segments of the population to drop out of real life and settle for the facsimiles of porn, endless scrolling, Zoom calls, and junk food. Emily wonders where the Ralph Nader of Big Tech is in our politics. Inez gives two cheers for democracy in an era of…
 
Dr. Chloe Carmichael joins the podcast this week to help us explore the many benefits of free speech. We know the first amendment is important because it’s a fundamental human right that benefits society as a whole, but did you know that free speech may improve your mental health as well? Dr. Carmichael makes the case that engaging in open dialogue…
 
This week, Jeremy Carl joins High Noon. With a background that starts in the Utopianism of the early internet and winds through policy in the Trump administration, Carl tells the story of American crisis, including the devastating close of the frontier, our more complicated relationship with immigration post Ellis Island, and the disappointed dream…
 
On this week’s episode, Yali Nuñez joins to highlight National Hispanic Heritage Month. We discuss the contributions of the largest minority group in America. We also look at new polling that shows a decline in Hispanic pride in the U.S. due to poor leadership and how the community views the immigration crises at the border. Yali Nuñez is a visitin…
 
Nicholas Eberstadt holds the Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy at AEI and is the author of the book Men Without Work, in which he chronicles the story of the growing group of prime-age men who are neither trying to find work nor in training or education. Eberstadt’s work challenges some of the underlying assumptions populist narratives of the …
 
Brian Riedl joins the podcast this week to help us uncover all of the details inside President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan. We discuss what the plan actually does, what the costs are to you, including whether or not this will make inflation worse, and whether it’s even constitutional. Brian Riedl is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Instit…
 
This week, Jesse Kelly of syndicated radio and First TV fame joins the podcast to talk about the forces destroying the U.S. military from the top down and bottom up, as well as President Biden’s angry speech. Jesse lays out an even more pessimistic than usual case against the country’s future, and Inez is forced to play optimist. Jesse and Inez dis…
 
A very brave guest joins the podcast this week—Jennifer. She’s a mom who shares her story and her daughter’s story, and it’s one that has sadly become all too common. It’s the reality of how a young girl who wants to explore her sexuality and identity is then encouraged by classmates, teachers, and school counselors to come out as a boy without par…
 
At the end of every month, Emily Jashinsky and Inez Stepman run through a docket of the past several weeks of news and analysis. This month, they discuss how the right should respond to the raid at Mar-A-Lago and the potential prosecution of political opposition, the rage the direct class politics of student loan bailouts has stirred up, and whethe…
 
Mandy Gunasekara joins the podcast to discuss this month’s policy focus: The State Of U.S. Energy—What’s Driving Expensive Gas. With skyrocketing gas prices and the resulting increasing financial strain, we discuss what has gone wrong. Are international forces to blame? Or have the Biden administration policies been the driving force? Mandy Gunasek…
 
This week on High Noon, Inez speaks with Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry, in some quarters better known by his initials, PEG. Gobry and Stepman discuss how free markets can be used as a tool for higher goods rather than an end in themselves, and whether atomization, aimlessness, and falling fertility rates are inevitable consequences of modernity or phenomen…
 
Chris Fenton joins the podcast to discuss China’s influence in America and how it has evolved over the years. We explore the history of Hollywood and media in the culture and whether or not they can be a force for good. We also discuss the complicated place the U.S. business community finds itself in with the Chinese Communist Party—is it still pos…
 
After the Rubicon-crossing raid at Mar-a-Lago, Inez Stepman speaks to one of the lone voices in Washington who has consistently tried to starve and strangle the illegitimate administrative state, Congressman Chip Roy (TX-21). Congressman Roy and Stepman discussed what “making law” in the USA truly looks like in an age where Schoolhouse Rock’s Bill …
 
On this week’s episode, Kristin Tate joins to help us examine the number one problem facing Americans — inflation. We cover the specifics of how we got here, but most importantly what we need to know moving forward. Will the so-called “Inflation Reduction Act” really lower inflation? Will the Federal Reserve continue to raise interest rates? Should…
 
This week on High Noon, Inez Stepman interviews Chris Bedford, senior editor at The Federalist, board member at YAF's National Journalism Center, and founding partner at RightForge, a new venture seeking to build the guts of an alternative to the Big Tech censored internet. Chris and Inez discuss why culture war concerns seem to always fall by the …
 
Madisan DeBos joins the podcast this week to share her story. She has bravely spoken out against the unfairness she has experienced as she’s been forced to compete against men in female college sports. She has said that women racers can’t compete against trans athletes, but they don’t have a choice. Madisan DeBos is a cross-country and track athlet…
 
This week, High Noon with Inez Stepman checks in on Russia’s war against Ukraine. It can be easy to forget, considering how many problems the United States faces at home, but the war has now been raging since February, heading into its sixth month. Stepman talks to the Wall Street Journal’s Jillian Melchior, who has done three on-the-ground reporti…
 
Carrie Lukas joins the podcast to discuss this month’s policy focus: Parents—Not Government—Should Control Child Care. We address the very real need parents face—finding affordable child care—and we explore the ways policymakers can reduce government burdens that make it expensive. It is possible to create an environment that includes diverse, acce…
 
As always, the last Wednesday of the month on High Noon is reserved for the docket episodes with Emily Jashinsky, wherein Inez and Emily chat about the stories that caught their attention over the past several weeks as deserving of a second look. Stepman and Jashinsky discussed the legacy media’s emotionally satisfying freakout over Republican poli…
 
On this week’s episode, we explore the idea of the American Dream. Is it still possible? Will your children and grandchildren have the same opportunities as you? Well, Adam Brandon, president of FreedomWorks and co-author of the new book America in Perspective, joins us to say, without hesitation, that America’s best days are ahead. He lays out the…
 
This week's guest is former Senate staffer and Conservative Policy Institute Policy Director Rachel Bovard. Rachel and Inez discuss the contours of our new public-private partnership in tyranny, the novelty of the power woke tech companies wield across national borders, and whether there will ever be a revolt of the competent within the tech indust…
 
Cesar Ybarra joins the podcast this week to help us consider the upcoming midterms and specifically what is motivating Hispanics to get out and vote. We cover the economic and cultural issues that matter most to America’s largest minority group and how both Republicans and Democrats are prioritizing the voter base. Is it still about the economy? Ce…
 
On this week’s podcast, David Osborne joins to help us do a deep dive into unions. We discuss the differences between public and private unions as well as fiscal and cultural impacts. We also bring to light some of the dirty tricks that unions play and how we as parents, employees, and citizens can fight back. David R. Osborne is CEO of Americans f…
 
This week on High Noon, young conservative writer Nate Hochman of National Review comes on to discuss the future of the increasingly post-religious right. Inez and Nate discuss how decreasing religiosity is changing the contours of the right and its coalitions; the rifts issues like abortion could open up between newly recruited anti-woke factions …
 
On this week’s podcast, we have good news for women: you improve with age. Dr. Louann Brizendine’s new book The Upgrade details how the female brain improves in the time of life typically known as menopause. We delve into how hormonal changes can actually help our productivity and why you can look forward to your 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, and beyond. Tha…
 
Madeleine Kearns of National Review joins Emily Jashinsky to discuss the Dobbs decision and the fall of Roe v. Wade. They also discuss President Biden’s proposed revisions to Title IX policy and Emily’s recent reporting trip to northern Mexico. -- High Noon is an intellectual download featuring conversations that make possible a free society. The p…
 
Carrie Sheffield, senior policy analyst at Independent Women’s Forum, joins She Thinks to discuss how the Left is forcing those with lower incomes toward riskier and more expensive alternative banking options that could push them over the financial edge. -- She Thinks is a podcast for women (and men) who are sick of the spin in today’s news cycle a…
 
Brad Wilcox is a nonresident senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia, where he directs the National Marriage Project, as well as a senior fellow at the Institute for Family Studies and the author of numerous studies, articles, and books on family formation and its many consequences…
 
On this week’s episode, Erika Bachiochi joins the podcast to help us take a deep dive look at feminism and consider whether the moral vision that undergirded the movement years ago is the same one that drives today’s modern feminism. We also discuss the development of feminist thought over the years and how a proper view of women’s rights includes …
 
This week on High Noon with Inez Stepman, the indefatigable Ian Rowe joins the pod. Rowe is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a visiting fellow with the Woodson Center as part of their 1776 Unites project. He is the author of the new book Agency: The Four Point Plan (F.R.E.E.) for ALL Children to Overcome the Victimhood Narra…
 
Kash Patel joins the podcast to discuss his new children’s book The Plot Against the King in which he uses characters such as “King Donald” and “Hillary Queenton” to tell the story behind the Steele Dossier and the Russian collusion narrative. We also discuss his experience as lead investigator into Russiagate as well as his current work in defendi…
 
This week on High Noon, Alex Kaschuta, the host of the always-fascinating Subversive Podcast and author at her Substack Garden of Earthly Delights, and one of the most courageous and interesting commentators on the internet, joins the pod. Alex and Inez talked about whether the vibe shift with regard to Sheryl Sandburg-style girlbossing is real, wh…
 
Angela Morabito joins the podcast this week to talk Title IX, educational equity, and charter schools. We discuss the Biden administration’s upcoming release of its regulatory proposal on Title IX and what this will mean for due process rights for college students. We also consider how Title IX applies to the transgender issue in women’s sports, wh…
 
This week on High Noon, James Esses, founder of Thoughtful Therapists, joins the podcast. A former criminal barrister from the UK pursuing a second career in therapy, Esses was unceremoniously expelled from his program for raising objections to gender ideology and concerns with encouraging troubled minors into irreversible medical “transition.” Ess…
 
Ginny Gentles joins the podcast to discuss this month’s policy focus: Learning Loss. We explore how the lowest-risk demographic — children — have struggled throughout the pandemic because of school closures and remote learning. We discuss the learning loss data, and how this has impacted not only children’s mental health but also their ability to t…
 
The last week of every month, High Noon: After Dark features Emily Jashinsky and Inez Stepman on the news of the past weeks. This month, Emily and Inez discuss whether the attacks and accusations against Elon Musk are working or lifting the veil on a rigged system for ordinary Americans; if redpilled tech bros passed over by woke quota systems can …
 
On this week’s special episode, we pause to honor those who served this country and paid the ultimate sacrifice in doing so. Emily Domenech, the co-founder of #TheHonorProject, joins to share about the efforts she and thousands of volunteers take on each year for Memorial Day to remember our fallen. She also explains how you can become a volunteer.…
 
This week on High Noon with Inez Stepman, Libby Emmons joins the pod. Emmons is editor-in-chief of The Post Millennial and, prior to that, a canceled playwright. Stepman and Emmons have a wide-ranging conversation that includes everything from the defense of humanity against both transgenderism and transhumanism that got her exiled from her feminis…
 
On this week’s podcast, Brad Wilcox joins to help us understand how COVID-19 has impacted the family. We discuss the current marriage rate and fertility trends and address some of the potential long-term effects of a two-year pandemic. Brad Wilcox is the director of the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia, professor of sociology…
 
Arthur Milikh is the Executive Director of the Claremont Institute’s Center for the American Way of Life in Washington, D.C. Milikh and Stepman discussed the ways in which the traditional right has failed, and what steps the new right needs to take to create real institutional pushback, as well as the pros and cons of the great “national sorting” n…
 
On this week’s podcast, we focus on the private sector’s role in protecting our environment. It’s an important topic as young people are more concerned about the health of the environment than ever before, yet wrongly think that socialism is the answer. We talk about why government solutions are not the most effective solutions, and we highlight ex…
 
This week on High Noon with Inez Stepman, Danielle Crittenden of Femsplainers fame, and author of What Our Mothers Didn’t Tell Us joins the pod to discus her wonderful essay, "When the Sexes Blur There’s No Sex." Crittenden and Stepman talked about why young women find femininity and womanhood so unappealing to the point where ”transitioning” to th…
 
Gabriella Hoffman joins the podcast to discuss this month’s policy focus: The Future Of Environmentalism: True Conservation. We talk about how the U.S. is a global leader in environmental stewardship and why conservation-driven solutions and not preservation environmentalism is the way forward. Gabriella Hoffman is a visiting fellow at Independent …
 
It’s that time again, the end of the month… which means it’s once again Emily time on the pod. Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky joins Inez Stepman on High Noon this week — in perhaps our most optimistic podcast to date — to talk about Elon Musk’s apparently successful bid for Twitter, Florida stripping Disney of certain special perks in the wake of t…
 
Riley Gaines joins the podcast this week to talk about her experience competing against Lia Thomas, the male currently allowed to compete in the NCAA Women’s Swimming competitions. Riley shares her story and explains how much work it’s taken to get to this level of competitive swimming, how she and other women have handled competing against a man, …
 
This week, poet Joseph Massey joins High Noon with Inez Stepman. Massey has written movingly about his experience being canceled at the height of the Me Too era in Quillette and The American Mind, and has now started a publishing company to publish his newest book of poems, Rosary Made of Air. Massey’s poetry has a beautiful sense of place, austeri…
 
Mary Katharine joins the podcast to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected kids. We cover the mask debate, including how many countries in Europe have chosen NOT to mask their kids. We also discuss the strange trend of asking children to do the heavy lifting of protecting adults — should kids be forced to be resilient? Last, Mary Katharine …
 
This week's High Noon guest is Oren Cass. Cass is the executive director of American Compass, a heterodox conservative think tank that looks at how our economy can or should be restructured to support family, industry, and the nation-state. He is also the author of a book, The Once and Future Worker: A Vision for the Renewal of Work in America. Cas…
 
Roslyn Layton joins the podcast this week to talk about broadband networks and whether or not Netflix and other streaming video services are getting a free ride. We review a recent South Korean Court Case that could change the way broadband networks operate globally, analyze President Biden’s broadband plan, and discuss the free-market approach to …
 
Andrew Klavan, novelist, screenwriter, satirist, political commentator, and host of The Daily Wire’s Andrew Klavan Show, was this week’s High Noon guest. He is also the author of, most recently, The Truth and Beauty: How the Lives and Works of England’s Greatest Poets Point the Way to a Deeper Understanding of the Words of Jesus. Stepman and Klavan…
 
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