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Raging against the patriarchy

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Mike Richards at the Daytime Emmy Awards back in 2016. Richards, the executive producer of "Jeopardy!" was chosen to host the show before being replaced when scandals came to light.

Mike Richards at the Daytime Emmy Awards back in 2016. Richards, the executive producer of "Jeopardy!" was chosen to host the show before being replaced when scandals came to light. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images

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Today, let’s blame our hollowed-out-ness on the patriarchy! First, one of the leaders of the Time’s Up organization, which is supposed to support women, resigned after helping former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo with his sexual harassment scandal. But that’s not all. Over at “Jeopardy!” Mike Richards is keeping his executive producer job despite the backlash over his treatment of women. We’ll dig into both stories and talk about what it all means for women in the workplace. Plus, why isn’t California’s gubernatorial recall election getting more attention? And a heartfelt farewell made of sheep bring us to the happy place. 

Here’s everything we talked about today: 

Read the transcript here.

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