Pivot Point: Health Disparities and Healthcare Reform

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Maya Rockeymore interviews Brian Smedley and discusses healthcare reform and issues of healthcare disparities among racial and ethnic minority populations. Reducing health disparities is essential to create health equity and strengthen the nation’s economic health overall.

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Pivot Point: The Propaganda About Social Security Reform

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Maya Rockeymore interviews former congresswoman Barbara Kennelly about the prevalence of misinformation about the future of the Social Security program.  Topics include why Social Insurance strengthens the economy and who is disseminating the current propaganda about Social Security reform.

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Pivot Point: Racial Wealth Gap in the Latino Community

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Maya Rockeymoore interviews Janis Bowdler, of the National Council of La Raza, about wealth building and economic development in Latino communities. Topics include sub-prime mortgages and people of color, economic disparities and unfair economic policies in the financial services sector

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