Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (Powered by MomsRising)

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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On the #RADIO show this week, we cover the importance of the Tax March/#TaxDay; activism in the time of Trump and tackling implicit bias; the rights of incarcerated pregnant women; and the importance of bilingual education.  Throughout the show, there are tips and tactics for what YOU can do to make a difference. 
 
*Special guests include: Anna Chu, National Women’s Law Center, @Chuster; Heather McGhee, President of Demos, @hmcghee; Rachel Roth, author; and Maritere Bellas author of Raising Bilingual Children: A Practical Guide and Arroz con Pollo & Apple Pie: Raising Bicultural Children@maritererbellas
 
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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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*Special Guests include: Dayna Farris-Fisher, Cancer Survivors Network @PPactJulie Morgenstern, award winning author,  @JulieMorgenstrn;  Lois Frankel, United States Representative, @RepLoisFrankel; Bill Finkbeiner, political analyst, @BillFinkbeiner 
 
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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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