To The Contrary


Kristin Beck, Navy Seal & Transgender Woman, On Trump

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Kristin Beck is a former US Navy Seal and a transgender woman. She shares her experiences with us and discusses Donald Trump's plans to ban transgender people from the military.

Women Thought Leaders: Leslie Sanchez

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Continuing our Women Thought Leaders series, Bonnie Erbe interviews former panelist, Leslie Sanchez. To The Contrary talks to her about the Hispanic Vote, what the Democratic party and GOP needs to do to get their vote next election, and how marketing shapes our lives.

Ttc Extra: A Father's Day Special

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Originally aired June 19th, 2015State of the World's Fathers: We take a look at a report on how fatherhood is evolving, along with a panel made up of fathers. Panel: Joseph Jones, Christopher Johnson, David Martosko, Colbert King

Becoming A Progressive Leader: A Conversation With Neera Tan

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The first in our series of interviews with female thought leaders across the country and political spectrum! We interview Neera Tanden, who tells us why she became a progressive leader and what the future holds for progressive politics in the United States.

Women Senators; Education Budget; Forced Marriage

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Women Senators: A record 11 women are up in 2018, with 10 being Democrats. Education Budget: Cuts to after school programs and more money for school choice and religious schools. Forced Marriage: A problem usually seen as only happening in far off land actually occurs in the US as well.

House Passes Trumpcare; Comp Time Rules; Hillary & Ivanka

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House Passes Trumpcare: The new healthcare law was heavily criticized by Democrats, but Republicans say the final bill will be improved. Comp Time Rules: New rules about comp time vs. overtime pay arouse controversy. Hillary & Ivanka: More alike than you may think? Panel: Ann Stone, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Patrice Lee, ...

First 100 Days; Ivanka Trump; Our House

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First 100 Days: How has the country fared over the course of the Donald Trump's first 100 days in office? Ivanka Trump: Why was she jeered at a women’s conference and how much influence does she have in the White House? Our House: We take a look at an innovative program to alleviate homelessness. Panel: Del. Eleanor Holmes...

Bill O'reilly Forced Out; Ivanka Trump Ethical Consideration

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Bill O'Reilly Forced Out: The pundit is off Fox News after sexual harassment allegations. Ivanka Trump Ethical Considerations: Is there a conflict of interest? Betsy DeVos: Critics voice concern over her choice to lead the Office of Civil Rights at the Department of Education. Panel: Frmr. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD); Hilar...

Gorsuch & Women; O'reilly Allegations; Trump Administration

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Gorsuch & Women: What does the new Supreme Court Justice mean for women? Bill O'Reilly Allegations: Accusations against the Fox News host mount as advertisers pull support. Donald Trump Administration: How has he fared in his first almost 80 days? Panel: Anneke Green, Avis Jones-DeWeever, Rina Shah, Anushay Hossain

The Controversy Over H-1B Visas

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Increasing the pool of US skilled labor or Off-shoring American Jobs? To The Contrary spoke with Americans whose jobs have been replaced by immigrant workers through the H-1B Visa program, and advocates who provided positions for immigrant workers coming to the U.S.