Corinne Frugoni

Corinne is a local family physician. She's been a host for Through The Eyes Of Women since around 2010. She has been inspired by many of the women she has interviewed and always learns something with each interview.  Her hometown is New York City so occasionally you may hear a little bit of New York in her interviews.

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Over the Thanksgiving weekend in 2016, a few weeks after Trump was elected president, Krista Suh was pondering how she could register her discontent and make an impact at the Women’s March scheduled for January, 2017.  In a flash of inspiration, Krista launched the Pussyhat Project to knit pink cat-eared hats to wear at the Women’s March in Washington D.C.  The project went viral and thousands of hats were knitted and worn at demonstrations around the world.


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Kemba Shakur founded the nonprofit Urban Releaf in 1998 with the goal of transforming some of the poorest most barren parts of Oakland into friendly, verdant neighborhoods with tree-lined streets.

 

In a previous life, Kemba worked as a prison guard at Soledad and ironically noted that there were more trees on the grounds of the prison than on the street that she lived on in Oakland. 


While still practicing law, Pamela Samuels Young began moonlighting as a mystery writer because of the absence of women and people of color depicted in the legal thrillers she so enjoyed reading.

Long-time community diabetes activist, diabetes policy advocate and blogger, mother and wife, Christel Marchand Aprigliano believes that to live optimally with a chronic illness, you have to have support from friends, family and peers who live with the day to day, moment to moment challenge of facing something that never goes away.

 What is your earliest memory of money?  What did you learn about money from your parents? Why is it easier to talk about sex than money in our culture?  

These are some of the questions that have lived in the back of my mind for a long time.  Kimberley Pittman-Schulz has had a long career in helping people from all walks of life donate to charities that reflect their personal values.  

"Money gets tied up with a sense of self-esteem," she says.

  Dr. Ellen Oxfeld, professor of anthropology at Middlebury College in Vermont has spent a significant amount of time in rural China in a small village she has named “Moonshadow Pond”  located in Meixian, Guangdong Province, southeast China.  Ellen emphasizes that while many have studied China’s recent rise as an economic power, China itself does not exist solely in the economic realm.

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  Nancy MacLean's Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America tells the never-before-told story of James Buchanan, a Nobel prize winning economist who created the intellectual foundation and strategic blueprints behind the billionaire-funded radical right’s campaign to eliminate unions, suppress voting, privatize public education, curb democratic majority rule and ultimately change the Constitution.

  Health care in America is in deep crisis. One in five working class Americans with health insurance report problems paying medical bills. We have the most expensive healthcare system in the world, almost $10,000 per person.  Yet we’re number 28 in life expectancy. 


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 “Who Bombed Judy Bari?” directed and edited by Mary Liz Thomson and produced by Darryl Cherney covers the story of a particularly violent event that occurred on May 24, 1990 in Oakland, CA, in which a bomb exploded under the driver’s seat of the car which Bari was driving and in which Cherney was a passenger.

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In 1966 in Oakland California, Huey Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party for Self Defense.  The initial goal was to monitor police violence in black communities, a persistent issue that Black Lives Matter and other contemporary groups continue to organize around today.  In 1969, community social programs became a core activity of party members. The Black Panther Party launched multiple programs such as a free breakfast program for children, food banks, health clinics and education outreach.


2016 Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein lives and breathes the Green Party Platform for People, Planet and Peace Over Profit. Dr. Stein graduated from Harvard Medical School and spent almost 25 years as a physician and researcher before transitioning into politics and social activism.

Jill Stein spoke with KHSU's Corinne Frugoni this week, ahead of Dr. Stein's March 8th lecture on the Humboldt State campus.
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According to Dr. Victoria Sweet, “In the last 20 years, in the interest of efficiency, the time doctors spend with patients has been cut down to the bone."  

In God’s Hotel: a Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine Victoria Sweet raises fundamental questions about the current practice of medicine based on her observations and work for twenty years at Laguna Honda Hospital in San Francisco, the last almshouse in this country.

 

 Breastfeeding should come naturally and easily.  That’s what many new moms think when they first put their newborn to their breast.  


Catholics for Choice is a pro-choice Catholic organization based in Washington, D.C. Formed in 1973, CFC states that its mission is “to serve as a voice for Catholics who believe that the Catholic tradition supports a woman’s moral and legal right to follow her conscience in matters of sexuality and reproductive health.”