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Executive Director of Rape Victims Advocates Sharmili Majmudar joined hosts Molly Adams and Brian Babylon on the Council of Feminist Thought this week. In the second half of the show, the conversation turned to the “Women Against Feminism,” the Facebook and Tumblr group that has taken the internet by storm in recent weeks, and the critiques they have on the feminist movement.

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The Council of Feminist Thought with The Morning AMp hosts, Brian Babylon and Molly Adams, and special guest Sharmili Majmudar discussed Stephen A. Smith’s one-week suspension from ESPN after his remarks suggesting women should make sure they should not provoke attacks. His comments were made following NFL player Ray Rice’s 2-game suspension for punching his wife in an elevator.

The Council of Feminist Thought with The Morning AMp hosts, Brian Babylon and Molly Adams, and special guest Sharmili Majmudar discussed Stephen A. Smith’s one-week suspension from ESPN after his remarks suggesting women should make sure they should not provoke attacks. His comments were made following NFL player Ray Rice’s 2-game suspension for punching his wife in an elevator.

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Can mothers have it all? Author Deborah Kahn called The Morning AMp this Feminist Wednesday to talk about finding a work life balance for working mothers. Take a listen to see what data-driven conclusion she came to in her book The Roads Taken: Complex Lives of Employed and At-Home Mothers

“I looked at my life and I was happy with my marriage and my children and socially… but professionally I was not happy with my life. I never felt that even though that I had worked before in professional jobs and had done the PTA and various other things. I never had really used my mind and challenged myself and done something. This is why doing this research, writing this book and finishing it up was so important to me.”

Our celebrity friend and Bulls center Nazr Mohammed dropped in to talk about the work his foundation has done in the past year and talk about the personal business of basketball after a flurry of new signings.

AJ Lubecker likes the nicer things in life. Except he’s a comedian and college student so he has to find little ways to live in luxury. This week, he tells Morning AMp hosts Molly Adams and Brian Babylon about what happened to his funds on a recent rainy day.

Senior Tech Correspondent Marty Hess joins the Morning AMp’s hosts Molly Adams and Brian Babylon live in the studio.  They discussed the shake-ups at Microsoft, with a new CEO and 18,000 announced layoffs, as well as how the Dota 2 tournament performed on ESPN 2 and the future of video games on TV.

Brian used the internal studio chat system to send our intern AJ a note… #haezlnut

Brian used the internal studio chat system to send our intern AJ a note… #haezlnut

Microsoft and eSports: Senior Tech Correspondent Marty Hess looks at the shake-ups at Microsoft, with a new CEO and 18,000 announced layoffs, as well as how the Dota 2 tournament performed on ESPN 2 and the future of video games on TV.

Livin’ Large Lubecker: AJ Lubecker likes the nicer things in life. Except he’s a comedian and college student so he has to find little ways to live in luxury. This week, he tells us about what happened to his funds on a recent rainy day.

Nazr Mohammed: Our celebrity friend and Bulls center Nazr Mohammed drops in to talk about the work his foundation has done in the past year and talk the about the personal business of basketball after a flurry of new signings.

The Morning AMp’s Molly Adams and Luis Antonio Perez discussed the negative social implications of Ray Rice’s 2-game suspension for punching his wife in an elevator versus other professional athletes’ drug use suspensions. Should the NFL and other professional sports leagues be tougher with their suspensions when dealing with issues of domestic abuse? Take a listen to what our hosts had to say!