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Breaking Through: #JobsWith Justice #CareCantWait #ThePowerOf YourStory #Medicaid

March 9, 2023
On the radio show this week, we cover the power of advancing jobs with justice; we hear about the #CareCantWait momentum that’s growing for fair pay for care workers, paid family/medical leave, childcare, and home- and community-based services; hear about our power at the ballot box, as well as...
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Breaking Through: Stopping Attacks on Black Studies, Debt Ceiling, Tax Reform, and Compassion

February 28, 2023
On the radio show this week, we cover the harmful effects of the recent attacks on Black studies and literature – and what you can do to help stop them; and we also cover the debt ceiling debate and how it could impact programs moms care about, including healthcare, SNAP, child care, and more; how...
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Breaking Through: Abortioncare, Representation Matters, Ending Mass Shootings, and Why Public Policies Must Cover People of All Genders

February 21, 2023
On the radio show this week, we cover the continued outrageous attacks on access to abortioncare and reproductive health medications including Mifepristone; why representation matters and how you can run – or help someone run - for office; the tragic rise in mass shootings and what you can do about...
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Breaking Through: Laughter Can Change the World, Keeping Our Eye on Justice, & Fighting Racism

February 13, 2023
On the radio show this week we cover how laughter has the power to change public policy and bring people together; hear tips from inside the Beltway on how to make your voice most effectively heard by Congress from outside the Beltway; discuss how case law and judicial elections aren’t something...
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Breaking Through: Standing Up Against Police Violence, Updates on Your Taxes, and More!

January 31, 2023
On the radio show this week, we cover the importance of taking action to prevent police violence, mass criminalization, and mass incarceration by investing in non-carceral systems of health, safety, and care — and how to talk with kids; we also cover what’s happening with taxes and you; tips for...
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Breaking Through: Abortion Care, New Healthcare Coverage Options, Top 10 Policies in 2023, and Fighting Back Against Harmful DisInfo Campaigns

January 26, 2023
On the radio show this week we cover the continued fight for access to abortion care, how organizations like UltraViolet are holding corporations accountable and their top priorities; we also cover the new national health care provisions available to you, including: a permanent option for 12-month...
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Breaking Through into 2023! New Year, New Resolutions, New Victories!

January 11, 2023
On the radio show this week we dive into 2023 to cover the latest with the care infrastructure policies (paid family/medical leave, childcare, home- and community-based services, and fair pay for care workers), the ongoing fight for everyone who needs access to abortioncare to have access, hear...
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Brand New Breaking Through Episode: Saving Democracy One Vote & One Step At A Time

October 11, 2022
On the radio show this week, we learn about what polling says women, moms, parents, and caregivers need to hear from candidates; hear about powerful efforts to get out the vote for the November 8th election, why voting matters, and how comedy makes a difference; learn the latest trends in democracy...
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Brand New Breaking Through Episode: Let’s Go US Senate!!

December 7, 2021
On the radio show this week we cover capturing the moment to Build Back Better via Congress, including the need to finally pass a national paid family/medical leave policy; we hear about what’s at stake in the U.S. Supreme Court with Roe v. Wade under fire and how you can help protect reproductive...
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Brand New Breaking Through Episode: Building Power #CareCantWait!

October 25, 2021
On the radio show this week we cover Juvenile Justice Month and the importance of getting police OUT of schools and counselors IN schools. Special guests include: Essence-Jade Gatheright, Chicago Freedom Schoo; Donna Norton, MomsRising; Fatima Goss Graves, National Women’s Law Center; and Dawn Huckelbridge, Paid Leave for All.
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