Imani Gandy on the Road to Gilead

Imani Gandy on the Road to Gilead

Imani Gandy on the Road to Gilead

With Friends Like These - May 18, 2018 - 1:01:13

Rewire.News’ Senior Legal Analyst Imani Gandy (@AngryBlackLady) joined Ana (@anamariecox) this week for a wide-ranging conversation. They began by exploring the differences between the reproductive rights and reproductive justice movements before discussing what it’s like to receive abuse on Twitter. After talking about how people of privilege can use it for good, the conversation got more serious when Imani proposed that the real reason so much time and energy is focused on the Trump/Russia scandal is that it’s easier and less scary to think about than the tangible ways the Administration is making life worse for people. After that, Pod Save America co-host Jon Favreau (@jonfavs) sat down with Ana to answer a listener question about intraleft fighting. They discussed some of the problems with talking about political differences (be they about policy or political tribalism) is to have real-life conversations about what people want, and how we can get there. Get in touch with us on Twitter at @crooked_friends or via email at You can find Imani’s Twitter thread referenced on the show here: Thank you to our sponsors! Visit, click the microphone at the top and enter FRIENDS for $55 in free postage, a digital scale and a four-week trial. Go to to try a 7-day trial! Receive 25% off your first offer plus a free, 30-day trial at

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