Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (Powered by MomsRising) (general)
The #RADIO show this week covers immigration policy and what’s next for our nation; the lowdown on women owned businesses; talking to kids about tragic events like what happened in Paris and Beirut; the #WithinReach campaign and what you can do to boost our economy and families.
*Special guests include: Wendy Cervantes, First FocusNanette Fondas, award-wining author and academic; Eileen Carter-Campos,; Sarah Baron, American Progress. 
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Women in sports and leadership, breaking the school to prison pipeline, what’s in the national budget for you, and turning despair into hope… announcing The Women’s Building.  *Special guests include: Sarah Howard-Garoutte, MomsRising; Kesi Foster, Urban Youth Collaborative; Debbie Weinstein, Coalition on Human Needs; Pamela Shifman, NoVo Foundation and The Women’s Building. 

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The #RADIO show this week covers the power of Twitter, why hundreds of business schools are supporting national paid family and medical leave insurance, discussed Planned Parenthood under fire, and talks about how to be a Democracy Doula. *Special guests include: dream hampton, a writer, award winning filmmaker and organizer; Dr. Stew Friedman, Wharton School of Business faculty since 1984;  Marcy Stech, EMILY’S List; Donovan X. Ramsey, journalist and Emerging Voices Fellow at Demos; Marilyn Watkins, Economic Opportunity Institute.

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This radio show covers the current status of the wage gap; discusses the new report, "Who Pays? The True Cost of Incarceration on Families;” talks about how to find out which Presidential candidates are “clueless” and which “have a clue,” and gets a direct report from Pastor McBride about the Pope’s message in Washington, D.C.
*Special guests include: Lisa Maatz​, American Association of University Women; Alicia Walters, Forward Together; Ashley Boyd​, MomsRising; ​Pastor Mike McBride.
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This week the radio show covers how powerful women are boosting our families and our economy.  *Special guests include: U.S. Senator Kirstin Gillibrand; Monifa Bandele, MomsRising; Washington State Senator Pramila Jayapal; and Vivien Labaton, Make It Work

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This show starts with tips for you on how to use Facebook, Twitter, and email to change the world from a social media guru. In the next segment a Washington Post journalist shares some surprising insights.  And then a surprise guest shares insights on breaking through partisan barriers. We close the show talking about the hidden dangers of … Make up: It turns out that there are harmful chemicals in too many of the products that many of us wear daily.  Find out how to avoid them.

*Special guests include: Anita Jackson, MomsRising Social Media Director; Brigid Shulte, award-winning author including of the book, Overwhelmed, and Washington Post journalist; Bill Finkbeiner, former Washington State Senate Majority leader; and Nancy Buermeyer, Breast Cancer Fund.

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Ester Armah On Black Lives Matter
State Senator Pramila Jayapal On Immigration Reform
Amy Dawson Taggart On Mission: Readiness.
Eric Liu On "A Chinaman's Chance: On Family's Journey & the Chinese American Dream"
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You may have missed it: There was just an election debate on criminal justice reform — and change happened.  We talk about it on the #RADIO show this week. Don’t miss out. Our next segment takes a close look at children and healthcare—and why kids health is being used as a political football.  Again.  Then in the next interview we discuss net neutrality, and ask the question: How important is having free flowing information at your fingertips to you? Last but far from least, in honor of Veteran’s Day we talk about how mission readiness includes having healthy people in our nation.

*Special guests include: Lenore AndersonExecutive Director, Californians for Safety and JusticeEd Walz, First FocusMalkia Cyril, The Center for Media JusticeAmy Dawson Taggart, Mission: Readiness.

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Living Room conversations, how to have them and why they are important, launch this radio show.  Our next segment takes a close look at the situation with housing discrimination against moms, a recent settlement with Wells Fargo bank, and what to do if you think you're being discriminated against.  Voter suppression and the importance of voting is the core of our next segment.  And the show closes with an update on gun safety measures, background checks for gun purchases, and the diminishing power of the NRA.
*Special guests include: Joan Blades, of LivingRoom Conversations, MoveOn, and MomsRising;  Secretary of HUD Julian Castro; Zach Silk,  Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility; Barbara Arnwine, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.
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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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