Alyssa Milano: Sorry Not Sorry

Sorry Not Sorry tackles social, political and cultural issues from the perspective of unapologetic guests while highlighting activists doing amazing things throughout the country.

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"Rogue Secretary of State" Jocelyn Benson


In 2018, Jocelyn Benson was elected as Secretary of State in Michigan. It was part of an historic sweep, where women were also elected to the Governorship and to the Attorney General’s office. Then the coronavirus hit, and Donald Trump went on the warpath, personally attacking Governor Whitmer as she fought to get her citizens access to needed medical equipment...


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episode 55: Code Red: Uniting Moderates and Progressives with E. J. Dionne


When we think of smart, insightful political commentary, one of the first names that comes to mind is E.J. Dionne. He’s a regular on NPR, MSNBC, and PBS, an opinion journalist for The Washington Post, a former staffer for the New York Times, and a lecturer at Georgetown and Harvard. His new book Code Red: How Progressives and Moderates Can Unite To Save Our Country is on bookstore shelves now.

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episode 54: Laughing through the Coronavirus Pandemic with Ben Gleib


When the nation was shut down due to the coronavirus, people in all professions were impacted. Hit especially hard were up-and-coming performers, including musicians, actors, dancers, and comedians. Ben Gleib, a comedian and former presidential candidate, found a way to bring live comedy back to audiences, providing work for performers and much-needed laughter to people around the world...


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episode 54: Vital Voices: Supporting Women Leaders


We all know the stats. Women make up more than half of the population around the world, and yet are dramatically underrepresented in government, in business, and in leadership positions. But we also know that when women lead, amazing things happen. This week, we feature several of those leaders who work with Vital Voices. This amazing organization invests in women leaders in every corner of the globe, and the work they do is changing the world...


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episode 53: Protecting Your Spiritual And Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic


We are so focused on our physical health right now, but we are a social species and our emotional and spiritual health is suffering in isolation. There are increased calls to suicide hotlines, and people around the nation and world are struggling. We've invited James Bottoms and Camille Loftin on the show to talk about how we can care for ourselves emotionally and spiritually during these difficult days...


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Coronavirus Update with Dr. Peter Hotez


A few weeks ago, renowned doctor, vaccine scientist, and educator Peter Hotez came on the show to answer some questions about the state of the coronavirus. Since then, we’ve seen the pandemic flood over America. Tens of thousands have died, and hotspots continue to break out across the nation. And yet, President Trump seems hell-bent on reopening the economy and attacking the science, scientists, and elected officials trying to save lives at every turn...


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 2020-04-22  28m
 
 

episode 52: Earth Day with Bill McKibben


This week marks the 50th celebration of Earth Day.  This week's guest is Bill McKibben. Bill is one of the premiere environmental activists and educators in the world. His book “The End of Nature” was  first book about climate change and influenced a generation of politicians and activists, and he continues to do so around the world as the co-founder of 350.org.

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 2020-04-20  43m
 
 

episode 51: Healthcare is a Human Right with Andy Slavitt


Our guest this week is Andy Slavitt. Andy is a leading expert on healthcare in America. As Acting Administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid services under President Obama, he took over management of healthcare.gov after a difficult rollout and got it up and running. He’s the founder of United States of Care - a nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to expanding healthcare to everyone, the host of the In the Bubble podcast, and Alyssa Milano's friend...


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 2020-04-13  46m
 
 

Special Episode - Healing Politics with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed


Many of the failures we are seeing around the coronavirus response could have been prevented by strong leadership in the area of public health. My guest today, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, is no stranger to this leadership. As a physician and former Health Director for the city of Detroit, Abdul saw firsthand how important this work is in the day-to-day lives of Americans...


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 2020-04-09  42m
 
 

Hacking the Vote: Protecting our Elections


The 2020 election is just months away and states around the nation are using outdated and vulnerable voting machines. To make matters worse, many of these machines leave no audit trail and no way for us to know that the vote we cast is the vote which was recorded...


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 2020-04-06  1h24m