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Breaking Through: Happenings Inside the U.S Capitol, World Contraception Day, and More

September 18, 2023
On the radio show this week we cover the latest from the U.S. Capitol including around WIC and childcare; we learn what’s happening with access to birth control in America and about World Contraception Day; we hear the latest with local abortion bans, including outrageous proposed bans on being able to drive to get an abortion in some states; and we close the show learning why the U.S. budget fights matter to you and our economy.
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Breaking Through: It’s Not About the Wine, Government Shutdowns Explained and More

September 11, 2023
On the radio show this week we cover how “it’s not about the wine” and why hard-working moms need tools and opportunities to thrive; what’s happening with the potential government shutdown; why improved resources for people having babies while serving in the military matter to everyone; and how to support diaper banks.
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Breaking Through: #FreeThePill #HispanicHeritageMonth #NewsThatMatters #ChildcareCliff

September 4, 2023
On the radio show this week we cover the Free the Pill campaign and the state of birth control in America; we dive into the power of the Latino vote, Hispanic Heritage Month, and how to close the wage gaps; after that we discuss how to get more news coverage on the issues you care about the most;...
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Breaking Through: Sex Education, Barbie & Beyoncé, Real Community Safety, and Stopping the Childcare Cliff

August 28, 2023
On the radio show this week we cover why age appropriate sex ed is important; how Barbie and Beyoncé are changing our nation for the better; the latest with momentum in legislation that brings real community safety forward; and what’s happening with the “childcare cliff” and why it matters to you even if you don’t need childcare right now.
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Breaking Through: Saving Democracy, Staying on Healthcare, Creating a Fair Tax System, Breastfeeding Month

August 21, 2023
On the radio show this week we cover what’s going on with our democracy and how we can effectively fight to protect it; the latest with and how to make sure you keep your healthcare coverage; the ways we can move forward in creating a fair tax system; and Breastfeeding Month and...
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Breaking Through: Paid Leave for All, Childcare Support, The Story of Women in Hip Hop, and Student Loan Relief

August 14, 2023
On the radio show this week we cover what’s happening with paid leave for all after a new baby arrives or serious health crisis strikes; how childcare support is moving in the states and in the nation’s capital; hear about two new film projects – Ladies First: The Story of Women in Hip Hop, and...
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Breaking Through: Feminist Buzzkills Podcast Hosts, Dad Caucus in the House!, Writers & Actors Strike, VA Elections, and more!

July 31, 2023
On the radio show this week we dive in with the hosts of the Feminist Buzzkill podcast about all things Barbie and more; hear why one dad, who happens to be a US Representative, started a terrific Dad Caucus in Congress; learn the latest with the writers and actors strike and hear how you can...
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Breaking Through: #CareCantWait, the Student Loan Crisis, Stopping Book Bans and Standing Up For Teachers, and more!

July 24, 2023
On the radio show this week we showcase brilliance from Netroots Nation about the next steps for building the care infrastructure and about the fight to stop unfair student loans; then we dive in on how to best support teachers and parents who are under attack, as well as how to stop the ridiculous...
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Breaking Through: Netroots Nation LIVE from Chicago with National Leaders

July 17, 2023
On the radio show this week we bring you guests recorded LIVE from Netroots Nation in Chicago, including from NAACP, MoveON, Working Families Party, and the National Women’s Law Center discussing the road ahead, how you can effectively be involved, and what’s happening in our nation right now. *...
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Breaking Through: Stopping Cuts to Family Economic Security Programs, Ending Gun Violence, and Halting Discrimination Against LGBTQIA+ Children and Families

June 19, 2023
On the radio show this week we dive into the fact that U.S. House Republican leaders are pushing for tax breaks for the wealthy and, at the same time, pushing for big cuts to programs that lift families and our economy like WIC and SNAP; we get history on gun policy in America and advice on what we need to do right now to increase gun safety; and we hear about the ways in which LGBTQIA+ parents and families are facing discrimination and what needs to happen to stop that discrimination.
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