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The Body Politic

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Suzanne Marcus-Fletcher is an internationally acclaimed print and broadcast journalist, creator and host of the popular iTunes podcast: "The Body Politic" [www.blogtalkradio.com/thebodypolitic, www.itunes.apple/thebodypolitic]. The Body Politic is a sponsored show by established businesses and U.S. corporations. The provocative, global, call-in show, features the world’s foremost leaders and pioneers in the exploration of social issues and gender politics, specifically, how the masculine/feminine power dynamic plays out in our every day lives. Fletcher covers a vast array of social issues that continues to dominate world news, and has covered controversial issues facing disenfranchised women and children since 2001. Fletcher is currently doing an in-depth, investigative series on mental health disorders and addiction with the nation's leading rehabilitation centers. Fletcher is best known for her award-winning work on "children and women at risk." Her print series on L.A. gang members undergoing correctional intervention in conjunction with the L.A. Sheriff's Dept. titled: "Vida: Scared Straight In The Streets of L.A." launched a television series coined "Scared Straight" in 2011. A Vanderbilt Media Fellow in Domestic Violence, Fletcher micro-blogs daily to a growing Twitter following of more than 214,000 people of highly diverse ages and cultural backgrounds. The Body Politic can be heard daily on iTunes and BTR. For breaking news and global social issue advocacy, Fletcher can be found on Twitter @politicbody and numerous news/politics RSS feeds. Fletcher is a rising non-fiction author, and public speaker.

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In the uber-competitive world of pro-boxing and mixed marshall arts, fighters only get to hone their gladiator skills and move up the ranks if a highly connected "matchmaker" gets them a legitimate bout. Legendary "matchmaking" veteran,... more

Hailed boxing photographer, and boxing offiical, Mike North, is known in the sport as having photographed some of the greatest moments in California's Golden Boxing Era. Now a respected Time Keeper, North discusses with Investigative... more

Hailed boxing photographer, and boxing offiical, Mike North, is known in the sport as having photographed some of the greatest moments in California's Golden Boxing Era at the Great Western Forum. Now a respected Time Keeper and... more


Investigative Journalist Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews acclaimed author, Laura Ramirez, on all aspects of juvenile bullying. The Host will be doing a series on this topic, and will begin with defining bullying, before moving into... more

Acclaimed Investigative Reporter and child advocate, Suzanne Marcus Fletcher, launches a weekly news magazine on the popular itunes podcast, “The Body Politic,” www.blogtalkradio/thebodypolitic this week. The news podcasts, in... more

Journalist Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews rising Soul legend, Alex Nester. Alex Nester is UNIQUE...this very song from her new album describes this talented twenty-five-year-old songstress who is gifted beyond her years. Of... more

Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews internationally acclaimed artist, Cameron Hampton, on how women contend with each other at a professional and societal level in the highly competitive world of art, where rules and results... more

According to Children International, "Poverty is reality for nearly half the world's population. Almost 3 billion people. And of those, more than 1 billion subsist on less than $1 a day. For them, basic necessities seem impossible - every step is... more

Investigative reporter Suzanne Marcus Fletcher begins a series for Itunes on Haiti's legacy of condoning child enslavement, a juvenile status the Haitian government refers to as "Resteveks." Fletcher addresses the chronic epidemic... more