Motherhood, Congressional climate action

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A Black mother and her child.

An author shares her new book on how motherhood serves as a form of both labor and social change. Then, a climate reporter helps us learn more about the environmental provisions in the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act.

Featured in this Show

  • Valuing motherhood as skilled labor and a model for social change

    Being a mother is more than just birthing and raising children. A new book looks at the wider role that motherhood plays in American society.

  • Looking at climate change provisions in Democrats' Inflation Reduction Act

    Democrats in the U.S. Senate have passed a bill that’s being called the most ambitious action on climate change from the U.S. to date. We talk to a climate policy reporter about what the bill will do, and where efforts to fight climate change go next.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Angela Garbes Guest
  • Lisa Friedman Guest

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