ABOUT THIS EPISODE
Air Date: 8/17/2018
Today we take a look at the threats to reproductive justice everywhere, from the newest Supreme Court nominee to the entire long and storied history of the structures of power clamoring to control the bodies of women with a particular focus on the destinies of communities of color
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Mark Joseph Stern explains exactly how conservatives plan to hollow out Roe v Wade without overturning it outright to effectively bam abortion while buffering the political backlash.
Kinsey Hasstedt on the Trump administration's announcement of rules further controlling the reproductive health care that women reliant on federally funded family planning programs can receive.
What if faith could fuel a movement that supports women and families in having real choices over their lives and their bodies? Dr. Willie Parker on the crossroads of faith and reproductive justice.
Tim speaks with Loretta Ross, one of the nation’s leading scholars and activists in the movement for reproductive justice. She was the co-founder and National Coordinator of the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective from 2005-2012.
Toni Bond Leonard explaining the crossroads of faith and reproductive justice.
Maria and Julio talk to Tannia Esparza, executive director of the organization Young Women United, and Regina Mahone, VP/managing editor of Rewire.News about the impact of reproductive rights restrictions on women of color.
Ch. 10: Final comments on why we missed an episode, announcing that we’re on Instagram and appreciating the term “oppression canary”
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Important primaries are happening in August! Learn about the races, voter registration dates, how to help progressive candidates, and more at the links below...
*AUGUST 21ST* (Alaska & Wyoming Spotlights)
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Governor - Mark Begich and Dana Call
Heads up for Nov. 6th! U.S. Senate - Gary Trauner (uncontested in primary)
*AUGUST 28TH* (Check next episode for Arizona & Florida spotlights)
U.S. Senate: Deedra Abboud
U.S. House 2nd District: Mary Matiella
U.S. House 3rd District: Raul Grijalva (incumbent)
U.S. House 7th District: Chardo Richardson
U.S. House 8th District: Sanjay Patel
U.S. House 18th District: Pam Keith
U.S. House 26th District: Debbie Mucarsel-Powell
U.S. House 27th District: Michael Hepburn
Heads up for Nov. 6th! U.S. Senate: Bill Nelson (incumbent; uncontested in primary; running against Rick Scott in Nov)
(For future primary & general election spotlights, listen for future segments of "The Midterms Minute.")
Written & curated by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Waltz and Fury - Macrame (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Heather - Migration (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Long and Low Cloud - The Bulwark (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Cloud Line - K4 (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Weathervane - CloudCover (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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