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Recorded:Jun 22    Posted:Jun 25, 2014
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Free Will | Jun 25, 2014 | Will Wilkinson & Matthew Quirk

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Christina Hoff Sommers makes the case that mainstream feminists aren’t seeing the world clearly.

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