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Let’s #Blog4Health

Posted January 22nd, 2014 by

We’ve got amazing news!  As of this month, more than 10 million people have enrolled in health coverage as part of the Affordable Care Act and millions more are eligible for discounted insurance. Yet millions of people who are uninsured or pay too much for insurance, don’t understand they are eligible for affordable or no-cost [...]

#RADIO this week! — War on Toxics & Poverty – What you can do about it!

Posted January 13th, 2014 by

This show starts out hearing about flame retardants in your furniture and why you should be paying attention to this; then we jump into hearing about Representative Donna Edwards New Year’s resolutions for action in the coming year in Congress. We follow her interview with an in depth look at the “War on Poverty.”  It’s been 50 years [...]

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#RADIO – This Week! New Year’s Resolutions – Celebrating 2013 Victories & Looking Toward 2014

Posted January 6th, 2014 by

This show is all about the new year and new year’s resolutions.  We cover what we’re resolving to do in the new year, both personally and politically; as well as the victories we’re celebrating from 2013. *Special guests include: Lisa Maatz, American Association of University Women (AAUW); Ai-jen Poo, National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) and Caring Across Generations campaign; Jo [...]

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URGENT: The Affordable Care Act in in Trouble.

Posted December 26th, 2013 by

Unbelievable, but true.  The New York Times recently reported that opponents of the Affordable Care Act are STILL mapping out “waves of attacks”–despite some extremists already having tried to roll it back more than thirty times in Congress. The Affordable Care Act is in serious political trouble. In this season of giving, it’s time to stand up for [...]

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#Radio This Week! — Our Economy, Our Families, Our Congress, And Our Nation

Posted December 23rd, 2013 by

This show starts out getting the inside scoop on the labor movement America, then we jump to hearing about the big conflict in Congress over unemployment insurance. Will 1.3 million people get left out in the cold?  From there we move to explore the growing inequality in our nation and what you can do about it. And [...]

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Introducing the #FAMILYAct: A MomsRising Blog Carnival

Posted December 12th, 2013 by

At MomsRising, we hear from our members every day about how lack of access to paid family leave (including maternity and paternity leave) has created economic instability for their families. But it’s not surprising that we hear from so many people: In the U.S., only 12 percent of workers have access to paid family leave. [...]

#RADIO this week! – Creating Change! From music to legislation to social media and more.

Posted December 9th, 2013 by

Hear the inside scoop on gun violence in America, listen to as U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi shares what’s really happening in Congress, explore the brilliant campaign that led to Marissa Alexander being released from prison, and catch up with Krist Novoselic, bassist and co-founder of the band Nirvana and chair of FairVote. *Special guests [...]

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#RADIO this week! – The Real Feminist Nightmare – #FeminismIsForMothersToo

Posted December 2nd, 2013 by

When the first lady is attacked and called a feminist nightmare for embracing her role as “mom-in-chief” — despite her leadership in key policy areas like stemming the childhood obesity epidemic, increasing access to healthy food and aiding military families and veterans — it’s time to call foul.  The real feminist nightmare is when women [...]

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#RADIO this week! – Food Justice for All

Posted November 25th, 2013 by

On this show we cover hunger in America, including exploring how it came to be that 1 in 5 kids in our nation are experiencing food scarcity. Next, we find out what sparked a leading activist to fight for women, and to fight for paid FAMILY leave.  After that, we hear the lowdown from the front lines [...]

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#RADIO this week! – The Battles Ahead

Posted November 18th, 2013 by

We start out with Congressman Jim McGovern on SNAP, foodstamps, why they’re in jeopardy and what you can do about it.  Then we move to Congresswoman Barbara Lee who shares the very latest on the current budget negotiations.  Next up, dream hampton shares the tragic story of 19-year old Renisha McBride, who was shot in the [...]

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