Exciting 2020 Candidates, Sh*tAss Tr*mp Policies, SCIENCE! and More w/ @AllyBoguhn of @Rewire_News — #KatieSpeakShow Ep175 07/06/2019

In brief: Happy Frida Kahlo’s birthday! For this week of the year, I’ve come to prefer celebrating a radical, bisexual, labor and worker’s rights activist, chronically ill artist who seemed to know herself so well that her life is an inspiration more than 100 years after her birth. She was only seven years older than I am now when she died and her life was fuller than most of us could begin to dream about.

Today’s episode features a chat with Ally Boguhn, a long-time media watcher and current beltway reporter for Rewire.News. GET THIS: she has good news, hope for 2020, and craftiness in the capitol as left-leaning electeds work to subvert the Tr*mp agenda!

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Enhanced audio: Exciting 2020 Candidates, Sh*tAss Tr*mp Policies, SCIENCE! and More w/ @AllyBoguhn of @Rewire_News — #KatieSpeakShow Ep175 07/06/2019

Links to on-air references:

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


“Trump Official Grilled Over Administration’s Family Planning ‘Gag Rule’” via Rewire.News

“Renee Unterman Helped Bring a Near-Total Abortion Ban to Georgia. Now She’s Running for Congress.” via Rewire.News

“These Women Lost Their Midterm Election Bids—but They’re Trying Again in 2020” via Rewire.News

“With ‘Roe’ on the Line, Some Democrats Seek Federal Codification of Abortion Rights: Democrats passed on making Roe federal law under Clinton and Obama. Now they say they’re ready to protect abortion rights from state-level interference.” via Rewire.News

“Five Ways House Democrats Are Using the Budget to Fight Anti-Choice Policy: A budget amendment from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) would strike Hyde-like language banning the use of DOJ funds for abortion.” via Rewire.News

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Ally Boguhn: Twitter; author page

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