Women’s Space Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guest Dr. Harriet Fraad on the Crisis in Economic Life and in Relationships in the U.S. Today,, has been uploaded to web archive. The show was recorded, broadcast in the North Bay and streamed worldwide over Radio KBBF 89.1 FM  on Monday 7/15/19 at 11 AM (repeats at 11 PM) and repeat broadcast in Petaluma and streamed worldwide over Radio KPCA 103.3 FM on Wednesday 7/17/19 at 11 AM. 

Visit the show’s web archive page to listen to the audio recording:



Crisis in Economic Life and in Relationships in the US Today


Featuring Guest

1.Dr. Harriet Fraad, Mental Health Specialist, Author, Co-Organizer of the Left Forum


Announcements (Click for links below)


 Our Featured Guest

1. Dr. Harriet Fraad shares insights gained from the Left Forum, an annual conference in the United States of a broad spectrum of Left and progressive intellectuals, activists, academics, organizations and the interested public that occurred the end of June. Dr. Fraad reounts the plenary session panel Double Jeopardy: Crisis in Economic Life and in Relationships in the U.S. Today, that she shared with her husband Dr. Richard D. Wolff, Kimberly Westcott, and Robert K. Drinan, LIU Brooklyn. Dr. Fraad talks about the high divorce rate that is 80% initiated by women and the drop in births due to the economic cost to raise a child in the USA with lack of Day Care and maternity and paternity leaves and high cost of medical treatments.

About our Guest:  Dr. Harriet Fraad is a mental health Counselor and Hypnotherapist in private practice in New York City. She speaks regularly and writes about the intersecting crises in US relationships personal life, politics and economics. She was a founding member of the Second Wave women’s movement and has remained an activist for her entire life. She appears regularly on the radio for Economic Update, The Julianna Forlano Morning show, MK Mendoza, and Women’s Spaces. Her very latest written work appears in Knowledge, Class and Economics :Marxism, Without Guarantees ( Routledge, 2019). She is a founding member of the feminist movement and the journal Rethinking Marxism. For 40 years, she has been a radical committed to transforming US personal and political life.

Guest links:

Left Forum www.facebook.com/theleftforum

www.harrietfraad.com  Featured is the video of the Left Forum panel on Double Jeopardy: Crisis in Economic Life and in Relationships in the U.S. Today



Wednesday, July 17, from 1-3 p.m, National Organization For Women Sonoma County chapter will be holding their monthly meeting on at the Roundtable pizza on Burnsville Road in Santa Rosa. All members are welcome.


Saturday, June 20, 10 AM – 2 PM, Community Sewing Bee to reproduce the 19th Amendment Suffragette Victory Flag  to celebrate 2020 which will be 100 years since women got the vote, Hosted by theWest County Historical Society and West County Museum at the. Luther Burbank Experimemtal Farm cottage at 777 Bodega Ave. in Sebastopol.  http://www.sonomawest.com/sonoma_west_times_and_news/news/historical-society-to-sew-suffragist-flag/article_8ef901fa-a333-11e9-8bce-f7d8a158fc48.html

Alice Paul

HONOR THY MOTHERS — Alice Paul sews the last star onto the 19th Amendment ratification banner. Photo National Public Radio


Music Selections:

The Opening and Closing Theme song is with permission of the Composer and Singer Alix Dobkin:

The Woman in Your Life is You by Alix Dobkin from the album Living with Lavender Jane (Women’s Wax Works) – www.alixdobkin.com

Ellen Buckstell and Nick Annis from the New Version Single (Released 2009 – Ellen Buckstell and Nick Annis)

Pale Moon sung by Becky Hobbs from the album Nanyegi – Beloved Woman of the Cherokee
Your Poor
(2011 Becky Hobbs)


For music purchasing opportunity:

Link to Spinitron.com Playlist of the Women’s Spaces Show