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We come Off the Sidelines this week with U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.  Then our next segment covers voting-- and why your vote, your neighbors vote, your friends and families votes, matter.  Then the next interview is with the award-winning author of many books, including most recently, A Blind Spot for Boys.  Hear how to be a good story teller and keep people riveted in conversations, speeches, and at the dining room table.  Last but far from least, we discuss ROCK STARS, yes Rock Stars, with Rock the Vote.

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First up: We get the inside scoop on what's going on in Ferguson, Missouri right now and where we are in the fight for #JusticeForMikeBrown. Our next segment covers the latest in efforts to advance gun safety policies. California just made a major advance. Find out how. Then the next interview covers one of the biggest monetary return on investments in our nation right now: Childcare!  Last but far from least we get tips on how you can take great pictures of yourself, #SELFIES!, friends, kids, and well pretty much everything.
 
*Special guests include: Jamala Rogers, Organization for Black Struggle; Josh Horritz, Coalition to Stop Gun Violence; Helen Blank, National Women's Law Center; Latosha Francis, professional photographer, The Captured Life.

 

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Monifa Bandele

Congressman Tim Ryan

Shireen Mitchell

dream hampton

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First up on the radio show this week: We talk about gerrymandering, sneakily redrawing the Congressional lines in Florida, and voter suppression.  Our next segment shares the importance of… drum roll please… VACATIONS to working productively!  Then the next interview covers how to compel people, politicians, and colleagues to listen to you.  Last but far from least we hear the latest about the growing food justice movement and about how we all can work together to address police brutality.
 
*Special guests include: Deirdre Macnab, President of the League of Women Voters of Florida; John Neffinger, author of the book, Compelling People; Brigid Schulte, Washington Post write and author of the best-selling book, Overwhelmed; Monifa Bandele, MomsRising.
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First up: We hear about how Ted Wafer, the man who killed Renisha McBride, the unarmed teenager who was shot on a porch through a locked door as she was seeking help after a car accident, was finally convicted in Michigan.  Our next segment gives an update on the child refugee crisis happening right now in our nation. Then the next interview covers the FAMILY Act and paid family leave, AKA maternity/paternity leave.  Last but far from least we hear the latest about the Staten Island dad who died from a police chokehold, a death that was recently ruled to be a homicide, and we talk about addressing police brutality.

*Special guests include: dream hampton, writer, activist and filmmaker from Detroit, and campaign consultant with MomsRising; Jennifer PodkulMigrant Rights and Justice Program; Vicki Shabo, National Partnership for Women & Families; and Matt Nelson, ColorOfChange.org.
Direct download: MomsRising_080914_Ep116.mp3
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 On the show this week we hear about the link between domestic violence and spyware, as well as get an update on what's going on in our nation's capital on gun safety and domestic violence--and how the two are interlinked. Our next segment covers the criminalization of motherhood, including an update on the mom who was arrested for letting her 9 year old play in the park while she worked. Then the next interview covers football, violence against women, and how if abuse can be provoked by triggering the aggressor as some have said, then there would be a lot more violence towards the sports world's most powerful men and coaches too.   Last but far from least we hear from a mom who just got back from sharing her personal story with an entire U.S. Senate Committee.  Find out what she had to say! 
 
*Special guests include: Kim Gandy, president and CEO of the National Network to End Domestic Violence; Dr. Michele Goodwin, Professor of Law at the University of CA, Irvine and  Director for The Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy; Byron Hurt, award-winning documentary filmmaker, published writer, anti-sexist activist, and lecturer; Jennine Soto, MomsRising member and Director of Durham Connects.
Direct download: MomsRising_8214_Ep115.mp3
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 First up on this show, we get an update on the situation with the water shutoffs in Detroit.  Our next segment covers the expected impact of the powerful Latino vote in the upcoming elections. Then the next interview is an update the fight to increase the minimum wage to a livable wage that is raging in Congress right now.  Last but far from least we hear about the criminalization of motherhood, including an update on the mom who was arrested for letting her 9 year old play in the park while she worked.
 
*Special guests include: Monifa Bandele, MomsRising; Matt Barreto, Professor and University of Washington and the director of the Washington Institute for the Study of Ethnicity and Race; U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan; Shireen Mitchell, Women's Media Center (WMC). 
Direct download: MomsRising_072614_Ep114.mp3
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This show was taped LIVE at Netroots Nation in Detroit, Michigan.
 
*Special guests include: Rashad Robinson, Color of Change; Shaunna Thomas, Ultraviolet;   Lily Eskelson, National Education Association (NEA); Ben Wikler, The Good Fight radio show; Monica Lewis Patrick; founder of We the People of Detroit.
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First up, we talk patriotism, diversity and the American Dream with Eric Lui about his new book: A Chinaman's Chance: One Family's Journey and the Chinese American Dream. Next up we cover the continuing impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's horrible Hobby Lobby decision and discuss the new legislation that U.S. Senators Patty Murray and Mark Udall just dropped, the Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act.  Then we cover the World Cup!  Yes, soccer, sports, and women our on our minds!  Last but far from least is an update on the Affordable Care Act, the gaps, and the opportunities for affordable healthcare.

 
*Special guests include: Eric Liu, award-winning author with a new book, A Chinaman's Chance: One Family's Journey and the Chinese American Dream;  Samantha Gordon, NARAL Pro-Choice America; Nancy Hogshead-Makar, Women’s Sports Foundation;  Ashley Boyd, MomsRising.
Direct download: MomsRising_071214_Ep112.mp3
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This show covers the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision, including why now some bosses can limit your birth control options.  And we also get the lowdown on the White House Summit on Working Families, what happened and what's next. Speaking of next, our next segment covers the Mississippi Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary gathering that just happened. The civil rights movement then and now. Last but far from least we about a self-sufficiency standard calculator which is shining light on the impact of poverty on women and families.
 
*Special guests include: Jonathan Cohn, senior editor for the New Republic;  Ruth Martin, MomsRising;  Derrick JohnsonPresident for the Mississippi State Conference NAACP; Dr. Diane Pierce, Director of the Center for Women’s Welfare and is on the faculty of the School of Social Work at the University of Washington. 
Direct download: MomsRising_070514_Ep111.mp3
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