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Ep. #868: Kathleen Hanna

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Kathleen Hanna discusses her new memoir Rebel Girl – My Life as a Feminist Punk, why she wrote this book and what that experience was like, what she learned about her own workaholism and setting boundaries, trauma and therapy, how punk orthodoxy led to a painful exile, the actual material conditions of being known as an “activist icon,” prescience and hindsight, how the writing in Rebel Girl relates to the depiction of her in the 2013 documentary, The Punk Singer, forgiveness, friendship, and self-awareness, a shout out to her husband Adam Horovitz for being a generously supportive family man, and much more.

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