Budgets Tell Us Whose Needs Matter w/ @mboteach & @Lollardfish — #KatieSpeakShow Ep81 03/25/2017

In brief: As budget proposals fly, real people’s lives depend on the wonky details. I’m really excited to have Melissa Boteach and David Perry on to talk about how low-income and disabled people in particular are getting caught in the crossfire.

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Enhanced audio: Budgets Tell Us Whose Needs Matter w/ @mboteach & @Lollardfish — #KatieSpeakShow Ep81 03/25/2017

Links to on-air references:

Audre Lorde self-care quote via Know Your IX: “Dealing with Activist Burn-Out and Self-Care”


“Trump’s budget betrays the voters who elected him” at The Hill

“If you’re a poor person in America, Trump’s budget is not for you” at The Washington Post

“10 Ways President Trump’s Agenda Will Harm His Supporters in Rural and Small-Town America” via the Center For American Progress

“The Radical Disabled Americans Bringing Direct Action to Your Town” at Pacific Standard

“Stop Calling Some Needs ‘Special’” at The Establishment

Follow my guests…

Melissa Boteach: Twitter; Talk Poverty

David Perry: Twitter; website

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