Climate, Politics and Procreation: Loretta J. Ross

Loretta J. Ross and Meehan Crist

In the first episode of a four-part series exploring the intersection of climate chaos and reproductive justice, Meehan Crist talks to activist and feminist scholar Loretta J. Ross. Ross discusses how she's worked to prevent sexual violence by talking to perpetrators, the problems with today’s call out culture, why the Clinton administration’s healthcare plan prompted the development of the reproductive justice movement in the 1990s, and how to challenge arguments that link fertility with environmental crisis.

Other episodes in the series:

Banu Subramaniam

Alison Bashford

Jade Sasser

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Image: The 2004 March for Women's Lives, co-directed by Loretta J. Ross, gathered over a million participants. (Source: Alamy.)

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