Native Washingtonian Rosalind Wiseman went to school with mean girls, then grew up to study them and the wider social dynamics of young women. She joins Kojo with former student Alexandra Petri to discuss the complexities of womanhood at different stages of life.
Guest Host: Rebecca Sheir
Mandatory water restrictions are changing the way Californians live. Here on the other side of the country, we’re chowing down on some of the Golden State’s most water intensive crops. Two of the biggest offenders: almonds and avocados. Food Wednesday traces the impact of the drought from the West Coast back to the decisions all of us are making about the ingredients we put on our plates.
- Nathanael Johnson Food writer Grist.org
- Noah Diffenbaugh Associate Professor of Earth System Science and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment
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