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

On this #RADIO show we talk about what’s at stake in the elections, hear about sexism on the campaign trail and women leaders who are in the political pipeline, get inspired by an 8th-grade writing marvel, and learn how to get engaged in #MomsVote.

*Special guests include:  Asha Bandele, Drug Policy Alliance, @ashabandele;  Marcy Stech, EMILY’s List, @etchaStech; Bill Finkbeiner, political analyst; Jade Thomas, 8th grader who won the PBS essay contest by writing about equal pay; Ashley Boyd, MomsRising, @MomsRising.

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On the #RADIO show this week we uncover what’s going on with the race to the Presidency with the top pollster in the nation; discuss voter suppression and what policies are needed so that everyone who wants to vote can vote;  bring on a mother and daughter duo to discuss women in leadership; and hear the latest on politics in California. 

*Special guests include: Celinda Lake, Lake Research Associates, @celindalake; Barbara Arnwine, Transformative Justice Coalition, @barbs73;  Anne & Delilah Moses, IGNITE, @annebmoses;  Mario Koran, Voice of San Diego, @MarioKoran

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(This episode is a re-broadcast of the September 20, 2016 show)

What’s on the line this election!  Hear about ending mass incarceration, paid family and medical leave, childcare, and voting!  Special guests include: Dream Hampton, filmmaker, award-winning author, activist @dreamhampton; Nneka, Innovative Supplies Kristin Smith, University of New Hampshire; Julie Kashen, Make It Work Action, @MIWCampaign   

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On the #RADIO show this week we break down what’s really going on in the Presidential election, bust some serious myths, cover how you can help end gun violence, get the inside scoop on what’s really happening with our economy, and hear how you can be part of #MomsVote!
 

*Special guests include: John Neffingerthe president of the Franklin Forum, and the co-author of Compelling People: The Hidden Qualities that Make Us Influential (@Neffinger); Donna Dees, Concert Across America To End Gun Violence (@RealDonnaDees); Bob GreensteinPresident of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (@GreensteinCBPP); Ashley Boyd, MomsRising (@MomsRising).

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What’s on the line this election!  Hear about ending mass incarceration, paid family and medical leave, childcare, and voting!  Special guests include: Dream Hampton, filmmaker, award-winning author, activist @dreamhampton; Nneka, Innovative Supplies Kristin Smith, University of New Hampshire; Julie Kashen, Make It Work Action, @MIWCampaign   

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Breaking Through is off this week, but we'll be back next with a brand new show next week.
 
From the Fight for $15 to breaking down barriers to breastfeeding for moms in the military, from ending wage discrimination to getting access to affordable childcare and paid family leave, people across the country are standing up, making their voices heard, and building a better nation for everyone.
 
*Special guests include: David Rolf, President of @SEIU775, VP of @SEIU, and author of  The Fight for Fifteen: The Right Wage for a Working America (@DavidMRolf);  Kenisha Heath, MissMilitaryMom.com     (@MissMilitaryMom);  Jocelyn Frye, Center for American Progress (@amprog); Katie Bugbee, Care.comCost of Care Survey (@CareDotCom)
 
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The radio show this week covers how to combat islamophobia, Luvvie’s new book, I’m Judging You, veterans supporting Colin Kaepernick, and the Standing Rock Sioux who are fighting back against a North Dakota oil pipeline that would harm water quality and ancestral lands.
 
*Special guests include:  Linda Sarsour, co-founder of mpowerchange.org (@lsarsour), Luvvie Ajayi, author of I'm Judging You: The Do-Better Manual (@iLuvvit); Richard Allen Smith, veterans supporting Colin Kaepernick; and Phyllis Young, co-founder of Women of All Red Nations.
 
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From the Fight for $15 to breaking down barriers to breastfeeding for moms in the military, from ending wage discrimination to getting access to affordable childcare and paid family leave, people across the country are standing up, making their voices heard, and building a better nation for everyone.
 
*Special guests include: David Rolf, President of @SEIU775, VP of @SEIU, and author of  The Fight for Fifteen: The Right Wage for a Working America (@DavidMRolf);  Kenisha Heath, MissMilitaryMom.com     (@MissMilitaryMom);  Jocelyn Frye, Center for American Progress (@amprog); Katie Bugbee, Care.comCost of Care Survey (@CareDotCom)
 
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The #RADIO show this week came to you LIVE from the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia, PA. Special guests include elected leaders, activists, advocates, radio personalities, and more.  All of the guests talk about both the DNC and about what they expect in this election cycle for our nation.  Tune in and get the inside scoop!
 
*Special guests include: King County Executive Dow Constantine, Color of Change CEO Rashad Robinson, Dr. Avis Jones DeWeaver, IAVA CEO Paul Reickhoff,  Vicki Shabo of the National Partnership, RJ Esckow of Zero Hour, and more!
 
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On this #radio show we cover the impact of the Malignant Cheeto, AKA Donald Trump, on America.  We discuss changing demographics, public policy—including Trump’s flimsy childcare proposal, voter engagement, and the Olympics.
 

*Special guests include: Steve Phillips, author of Brown is the New White; Ashley Boyd, MomsRising; Helen Blank, National Women’s Law Center; and Monifa Bandele, MomsRising.

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