Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (Powered by MomsRising) (general)
On the radio show this week we cover Eric Liu’s new book, “You’re More Powerful Than You Think;” we bust myths about immigration policy and cover the many contributions of immigrants to our economy; we talk what you can do to get rid of the motherhood wage hit; and discuss how fighting for liberty, justice, equity and equality can be both fun and high impact.

 *Special guests include: Eric Liu, Citizen University and award winning author; Elisa Ortiz, Appleseed Network; Maya Raghu, National Women’s Law Center; and Donna Norton, MomsRising. 

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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

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This week's show is a repeat of the April 24th episode. The show will return to regular coverage next week!

On the #RADIO show this week we cover the best tactics for fighting for justice in the time of Trump; tips for mindfulness in parenting and the benefits of bilingualism; why access to healthcare including Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is important and impacts us all; and how Washington State is leading the way in protecting women, moms, and the economy.
 
*Special guests include: U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal, @PramilaJayapal Lina Acosta Sandaal, StopParentingAlone.com@parentingrelief; Dr. Ben Sommers, @HarvardChanSPH; Washington State Representative Jessyn Farrell, @jessynfarrell1.
 
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On the #RADIO show this week we cover policies that are moving forward at the local level and how you can have an impact & talk tactics for holding the line at the federal level.  We discuss Seattle's recent paid family leave proposal; Trump’s terrible tax proposal that hurts our economy & only a billionaire could love; how to hold the line on healthcare; and good news on childcare policy and Pre-K for all in New York City.
 
*Special guests include: Seattle City Council Member Lorena Gonzalez, @SeattleCouncil;  Amy Matsui, National Women’s Law Center, @NWLC; Donna Norton, MomsRising, @MomsRising;  Andrea Hagelgans, City of New York, @andreahagelgans.
 
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On the #RADIO show this week we cover the best tactics for fighting for justice in the time of Trump; tips for mindfulness in parenting and the benefits of bilingualism; why access to healthcare including Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is important and impacts us all; and how Washington State is leading the way in protecting women, moms, and the economy.
 
*Special guests include: U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal, @PramilaJayapal Lina Acosta Sandaal, StopParentingAlone.com@parentingrelief; Dr. Ben Sommers, @HarvardChanSPH; Washington State Representative Jessyn Farrell, @jessynfarrell1.
 
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Breaking Through is on vacation this week! This episode is a rebroadcast of the March 20th show.

On the #RADIO show this week we talk about the national security impacts of Trump’s false Tweets; we hear about the latest in the fight for healthcare in DC and what you can do about it; then we get the inside scoop on how policies are still moving forward at the state level and how you can make an impact; and we close the show hearing from a high road business about how paid family leave is boosting their bottom line. 
 
*Special guests include: Juliette Kayyem, author of Security Mom and national security expert, @juliettekayyem;  Joan Akler, Center for Children and Families (CCF) at Georgetown University, @GeorgetownCCF; Washington State Representative Tana Senn, @TanaSenn; Emily Hall Warren, Badger, @BadgerBalmUSA
 
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On the #RADIO show this week we discuss rolling up our sleeves for an upcoming fight for childcare & the importance of lifting dual language learners; we cover Equal Pay Day (which is April 4th this year!); discuss advocacy in the time of Trump and fighting for justice in Chicago; and close the show with a conversation with a member of Congress on how we won on healthcare and how to keep winning!
 
*Special guests include:  Hannah Mathews, CLASP, @CLASP_DC; Joi Chaney, Equal Pay Today! @joitweets;  Ciera Walke, Live Free Chicago, @livefreechicago; and U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott, @BobbyScott
 
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On the #RADIO show this week we talk about the national security impacts of Trump’s false Tweets; we hear about the latest in the fight for healthcare in DC and what you can do about it; then we get the inside scoop on how policies are still moving forward at the state level and how you can make an impact; and we close the show hearing from a high road business about how paid family leave is boosting their bottom line. 
 
*Special guests include: Juliette Kayyem, author of Security Mom and national security expert, @juliettekayyem;  Joan Alker, Center for Children and Families (CCF) at Georgetown University, @GeorgetownCCF; Washington State Representative Tana Senn, @TanaSenn; Emily Hall Warren, Badger, @BadgerBalmUSA
 
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This episode is a re-broadcast of the 2/27/17 show
 
On the #RADIO show this week we cover the fight for healthcare and what you can do; how wins are happening at the state level, including on paid family/medical leave; the contributions of immigrant families to our nation; and the recent uptick in anti-semitism and bigotry and how to combat it.
 
*Special guests include: Edwin Park, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, @EdwinCBPP; Maggie Humphreys, MomsRising, @MomsRising;  Xakota Espinoza, ColorLines and Race Forward, @Colorlines; Stacy Burdett, Anti-Defamation League, @ADL_National
 
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On the #RADIO show we discuss transgender rights and the importance of not allowing bullying on our watch, we also discuss how important, positive changes are still happening at the school district, city, county, and state levels.  Then we discuss exactly how high impact all the recent activism has been and get tips for taking action.  Next up is a conversation with an immigration rights attorney about a "Know Your Rights” video in English & Spanish that has gone viral. We close the show talking about the wage gap, who is impacted, and how to fix it.
 
*Special guests include:  Sarah McBride,  Human Rights Campaign, @SarahEMcBride, @HRC;  Carolina Rubio MacWright, immigration attorney; Anna Galland, MoveOn, @annagalland;  and Sung Yeon Choimorrow, NAPAWF.
 
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