Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (Powered by MomsRising)
On this radio show we cover what the heck happened at the RNC, including how many balloons were on the ceiling and the response from people in the room to Trump; we discuss a new PAC to build Black power in politics, the Collective PAC; we release a new accountability campaign, #NotOnOurWatch; and we talk about the power of voting and a Republican perspective on Trump.
 
*Special guests include:  Philip Elliott, Time Magazine corespondent; Quentin James, Collective PAC; Ashley Boyd, MomsRising; and Melanie Campbell, Black Women’s Roundtable and Coalition on Black Civic Participation; Bill Finkbeiner, former Republican Majority Leader of the Washington State Senate.
 
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On this show we cover the steps you can take to be an antiracist activist, hear the latest on Hillary Clinton, dive into disarming hate, and talk about hope as we cover where political wins are happening at the local level across the country.
 

*Special guests include: Tim Wise, antiracist essayist, author and educator; Joanne Bamberger, author and editor-in-chief of The Broad Side; Jason Hayes, celebrity hair stylist and organizer of the #DisarmHate2016 Rally; and Teresa Mosqueda, WA State Labor Council, AFL-CIO.

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On this #RADIO show we cover Trump, the RNC, and how your voice is needed; then we move on to discuss rape culture and the Stanford case; the next segment covers immigration policy and how immigrants contribute to our economy; and then we close the show talking about happiness in public policy.

*Special guests include: Rashad Robinson, ColorOfChange; Kaili Lambe, UltraViolet; Ai-jen Poo, Caring Across Generations; and Dr. Jennifer Glass, University of Texas.

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On this #RADIO show we discuss the tragedy in Orlando, Trump’s candidacy, democracy, and how you can make change.  We also cover what happened at the first ever United State of Women Summit that was put on by the White House. Throughout the entire show we cover the many ways in which, as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice."


*Special guests include Zach Silk, President, Civic Ventures - @zachariahsilk;  Teresa Younger, Ms. Foundation President - @MsTeresaYounger; Mark Glaze, gun violence prevention advocate - @markcglaze; Bill Finkbeiner, political expert - @BillFinkbeiner
 
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On this #RADIO show we cover the U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's “Poverty Plan” and what it’d really do; discuss mom shaming; cover the #FreeJasmine campaign where a Black woman protestor has been convicted of "lynching"; and uncover what you can do to help make high quality childcare more affordable.
 
*Special guests include: Bob Greenstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities - @GreensteinCBPP ; Avital Norman Nathman, award-winning author - @TheMamafesto; Rosa Clemente, #BlackLivesMatter Organizer - @rosaclemente ; Ryan Pricco, Working Connections Child Care - @ryanpricco
 
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On the #RADIO show this week we cover favorite desserts and policy; fact checking Trump; raising the federal minimum wage for tipped workers up from $2.13 per hour; and how to get kids access to healthy foods in the summer.

 
*Joanna Blotner, DC Paid Family Leave - @DCPaidLeave; Ashley Boyd, MomsRising - @MomsRising; Saru Jayaraman, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United) - @SaruJayaraman; and Audrey Rowe, U.S. Department of Agriculture - @USDANutrition.
 
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On this #RADIO show we celebrate a big victory for democracy with the new update of national overtime rules; and then we move to hearing about a national PSA campaign on keeping immigrant families together.  Next up on the show we get the latest news on where justice stands in the Baltimore police killing of Freddie Gray and hear more about #Black Lives Matter. In closing we hear about a camp for the children of wounded military veterans, Camp Corral, and hear insights on the Presidential campaign.
 
*Special guests include: Dan Crawford, Economic Policy Institute - @EconomicPolicy; Wendy Cervantes, First Focus - @WendyDC5;  Justin Hansford, Saint Louis University School of Law - @Blackstarjus; Mary Beth Hernandez, Camp Corral - @CampCorral; and Bill Finkbeiner, political expert.
 
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On this #RADIO show we feature one of the top pollsters in the nation sharing what’s really going on right now in our nation, then we hear from a noted CNN commentator and author about her take on the battle between Bernie and Hillary.  The show then moves to hear about the #AskTheMayor campaign from Constance Malcolm, a grieving mother turned activist whose unarmed son, Ramarley Malcolm, was fatally shot in their Bronx apartment by New York City police officer, Richard Haste. The show closes with the inside scoop on a new report, Overworked America: The economic causes and consequences of working long hours.
 
*Special guests include:  Celinda Lake, Lake Research & award-winning author - @celindalake; Sally Kohn, CNN commentator and author - @sallykohn; Constance Malcolm, mother of Ramarley Graham, #AskTheMayor campaign - @RiseUp4Ramarley; Heather Boushey, Executive Director, Equitable Growth & Senior Economist at American Progress - @HBoushey.
 
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