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A Pew study came out showing that moms are now 40% of breadwinners, and conservative "pundits" and politicians starting a #ManPanic, saying working moms are a "catastrophe" making America "mediocre," and more.  Ridiculous!  On this show experts and moms tell the real story about how having moms in the labor force is both a necessity for many families and is also helping our overall economy. We discuss the irony of leaders saying that moms shouldn't work as they also cut programs for hungry kids like SNAP (food stamps), we learn about ways to get access to healthy food, including how to build your own container garden), and more!

*GUEST LIST – The following guests join Kristin this week on 1480 AM WeAct Radio, which also can be heard via additional broadcast stations, as well as on iTunes here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/moms-rising-radio/id533519537:

·       Karen Showalter, Campaign Director for MomsRising (@karen_showalter)

·       Avis Jones-DeWeaver, Writer, Speaker, Social Entrprenuer, & Host of NPR Focus Point  (@SistahScholar)

·       AnnMarie Duchon, Mom. Disability Rights Advocate. Social Justice/Civil Rights warrior. Funny lady. (@annmariepv)

·       Maya Rockeymoore, President & CEO for Global Policy Solutions (@MayaRockeymoore)

·       Jim McGovern, Congressman of Massachusetts’ 2nd Congressional District (@RepMcGovern)

·       @RisersCoffeeCup, The coffee cup at the right hand of @MomsRising, Tweeting the inside scoop and commenting on the shows. Moms caffeinated for justice! #Risers (@RisersCoffeeCup)

LISTEN – You can listen to this show, and all future shows, via podcast on iTunes at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/moms-rising-radio/id533519537

LINKS & RESOURCES FROM THE SHOW THIS WEEK:

Read more: http://www.momsrising.org/blog/radio-this-week-it-is-so-much-better-to-do-something-than-to-do-nothing/#ixzz2VXsk7T4r


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