Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

OFF-KILTER with Rebecca Vallas

Apr 18, 2019

Vox’s Dylan Matthews on Democrats’ ambitious new plan to slash child poverty, plus a conversation with an elementary school teacher and mom fighting to strengthen the EITC and CTC for families like hers.


Apr 11, 2019

We’re bringing you a roundup of some of our favorite segments and will be back next week but until then check out conversations with: Vanessa Williamson on taxing the rich; Nick Turner on how we can reimagine prison; and Kristen Arant on how a record can be a life sentence to poverty.


Apr 4, 2019

Stephanie Land joins to talk Maid, her powerful best-selling memoir on living in poverty in America; plus the team behind the sex work documentary Blowin’ Up discuss the first ever dedicated sex trafficking court in the United States.


Mar 28, 2019

It’s another Disability Justice Initiative Takeover episode! Rebecca (Vallas) is joined by Rebecca Cokley, Azza Altiraifi & Valerie Novack of CAP’s disability program, plus special guest Matt Cortland (aka Medicaid Matt), for a conversation on the growing surveillance state targeting people with disabilities.


Mar 21, 2019

Rebecca talks with CAP budget gurus Seth Hanlon and Lily Roberts about Part Deux of Trump’s Cruelty Olympics, aka his budget proposal, which came out earlier this week—and Indivisible’s Chad Bolt returns for another installment of ICYMI.