Breaking Through by MomsRising: Hope in the Holidays

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On the radio show this week we talk about hope in the holidays — and how to find more hope and joy in this often stressful season; we cover transformative justice and electronic language dissonance talk about pulling the fire alarm on the childcare crisis in America; and discuss how wins are happening in a BIG way in states across the nation.

*Special guests include: Rachel Thomas, LeanIn, @LeanInOrg; Andy Izenson, attorney with Diana Adams Law & Mediation; Lynette Fraga, Childcare Aware of America, @childcareaware; and Karyn Bruggeman, State Innovation Exchange (SiX), @stateinnovation

Mom’s Rising: Rise Up! No #GopTaxScam Yes #HealthcareForAll

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On the radio show this week we cover how to get healthcare coverage (Go to www.healthcare.gov by December 15th!), what’s happening with our environment, why the GOP & Trump tax plan hurts businesses and our economy, and how to take action to stop xenophobic policies from moving forward. *Special guests include: Emily Barson, Senior Advisor, Get America Covered, @GetUSCovered; Sarah Vogel, Vice President of Health, Environmental Defense Fund, @EnvDefenseFund; ReShonda Young, Business Owner, @mainstreetweets; Khadija Gurnah, Campaign Director, MomsRising, @MomsRising

Breaking Through by MomsRising: #StandUpSpeakOut

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On the radio show this week we talk about the destructive GOP tax plan and what you can do to fight back; gun safety policies and why they are needed; protecting healthcare; and the power of people.

*Special guests include: U.S. Representative Judy Chu, @RepJudyChu; Timothy Johnson, Guns & Public Safety Program Director at Media Matters, @mmfa; Andrew Bates, Deputy Communications Director at American Bridge, @American_Bridge; and Anita Jackson, Director of Digital Communications at MomsRising, @MomsRising

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner – Mom’s Rising – Taxes, Healthcare, & a Clean Dream Act

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Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner of Mom’s Rising joins us to talk about taxes, healthcare and the need for a clean Dream Act. She talks to us about how under the GOP tax plan, 80% of the tax cuts will go to the top 2% of income earners and how that is a bigger problem now than ever since 72% of our GPD comes from consumer spending.

Mom’s Rising: Breaking Through: Breaking All The Ceilings! #KeepMarching

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10/30 Pt 2: Breaking All The Ceilings! #KeepMarching

On the show this week we cover Sarah McBrides new book, Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss and the Fight for Trans Equality, as well as discuss the ways to help fight back again Trumps anti-LGBTQ+ attacks; hear the story of the win of the best in the nation policy for paid family medical leave in Washington State; learn about how the wage gap is impacting Latina women; and uncover the benefits of dual-language learning.

*Special guests include: Sarah McBride, author and Human Rights Campaign, @HRC, @SarahEMcBride; Washington State Senator Karen Keiser, @KarenKeiser1; Mnica Ramirez, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA), @LCLAA; and Fabrice Jaumont, author of The Bilingual Revolution: The Future of Education is in Two Languages, @FabriceJaumont

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner – Mom’s Rising – How Mom’s Told Congress To Listen To People In Need

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Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner of Mom’s Rising joins us to talk about an action that Mom’s Rising held in Congress where they give each congressperson a book of testimonials from people who rely on assistance from Medicare, Medicaid, Food Stamps, and other government programs as well as a teddy bear to try to get these congress people to see the human part of these issues when deciding what to do about tax reform.

Breaking Through by Mom’s Rising: Dig Down & Rise Up Even Higher!

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On the #radio show this week we cover the tragedy in Las Vegas and gun safety in our nation; then our next segment covers voter suppression and the importance of registering to vote; after that we cover the ridiculous situation with Trump’s tax package which give money to the very wealthy and NOT to everyone sees; and we close the show covering the importance of high quality, affordable early learning and childcare.

*Special guests include: Annette Magnus, Battle Born Progress (BBP), @BattleBornProg; Barbara Arnwine, Transformative Justice Coalition, @TJC_DC, @barbs73; Anna Chu, National Women’s Law Center, @nwlc; and Chrisanne Gayle, Trust for Learning, @trustfrlearning.

Breaking Through by MomsRising: Standing Up to White Supremacists

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On the radio show this week we cover showing up for racial justice; how to talk with your children about the recent anti-Semitic, racist, and misogynistic white supremacist violence in Charlottesville; how people powered victories are happening right now and why; and we discuss how protecting net neutrality is critical to our democracy, activism, and lives.

*Special guests include: Judith Brown Dianis, Advancement Project, @adv_project; Sonia Smith-Kang, The Mixed Up Blog, @mixedupclothing; Rashad Robinson, Color of Change, @ColorOfChange; Steven Renderos, Center for Media Justice @mediajustice

Breaking Through by MomsRising: Liberty & Justice for Everyone

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On this #RADIO this week we cover Comey’s firing and Russia investigation; bad bills with good names and how to tell the difference; protecting access to healthy foods for kids; and why diversity makes us a stronger nation.

*Special guests include: Kathryn Stoner, Center for Democracy, Development, and Rule of Law at Stanford University, @StonerWeiss; Ross Eisenbrey, Economic Policy Institute, @economicpolicy; Howell Weschler, Alliance for a Healthier Generation, @HealthierGen; Miriam Yeung, co-founder We Belong Together and former ED of National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, @miriamyeung

 

Breaking Through by MomsRising: The road to victory! #Healthcare #ProtectOurCare

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On the radio show this week we cover how to protect healthcare with tips from a former White House leader during the Obama presidency; why mass incarceration is a women’s issue; how were winning at the state level; and addressing violence against women on college campuses. *Special guests include: Tina Tchen, former Chief of Staff for First Lady to Michelle Obama & Special Assistant to President Barack Obama, @TinaTchen; Amanda Dubois, DuBois Cary Law Group, PLLC, @DuBoisCary; Washington State Representative Tana Senn, @TanaSenn; Megan Kaufman, student leader.