Has #MeToo brought lasting change to the US politics? Will Hillary Clinton's failed presidential campaign loom over women candidates in 2020? Director of the North American Studies Program at Germany's University of Bonn, Sabine Sielke, joins the podcast this week to answer these questions and discuss the recent attacks on women's reproductive rights in the United States. Professor Sielke's extensive research focuses on gender in American culture and the rhetoric of sexual violence in the United States.

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Produced by Elliott Brennan.

Thanks to the Bubamara Brass Band, Lobo Loco and Ketsa for their musical contributions to this episode.