Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (Powered by MomsRising)
On this show we cover the power of movements to boost women, families, safety and our economy.  We get insight into the new documentary film, “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry,” cover the growing momentum in wins for paid sick days with now over 20 cities and 3 states passing this policy, hear about a coffee store that decided to pay a living wage, and learn more about campus safety.
Special guests on this show include: Mary Dore​, award-winning documentary producer, including of
 "She's Beautiful When She's Angry”; Ruth Martin, MomsRising; Andrew Kopplin, Kopplin’s Coffee; 
Heather Ross​
, guns off campuses.
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On Valentine’s week we embrace the rising tide to increase access to affordable childcare, to healthy food for all, to healthcare coverage through the Affordable Care Act, and to justice.  It’s an ode to awesome policy—and covers how to build and grow positive change!  It’s a love story for democracy.

*Special guests include: Helen Blank, Director of Child Care and Early Learning, National Women's Law Center; Monifa Bandele, MomsRising; Kathy Hempstead, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Grace Hwang Lynch, creator and blogger at HapaMama.

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This show includes the following segments: Forward Together: The Moral Monday Marches in North Carolina and how theyre building a movement. "What Marshawn Lynch and Richard Sherman Teach Us About Respectability & Black Masculinity.” The President’s budget & what’s in it for you. Inside the matrix of your body and the future of women in science.

*Special guests include: Erin Dale Byrd, Blueprint North Carolina; Dr. Robin Baylorn, University of Alabama; Joel Friedman, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; and Dr. Sharona Gordon, University of Washington.

Direct download: MomsRising_020715_Ep140.mp3
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