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Act Out! [178] - Breast Cancer Awareness (the Deeper Cut) + Workers Are The Power

Act Out! [178] - Breast Cancer Awareness (the Deeper Cut) + Workers Are The Power
Wed, 10/3/2018 - by Eleanor Goldfield

It's Breast Cancer Awareness month so hurray for boobies and healthcare! Except, when it comes to the latter, we need more than just a light augmentation. We discuss some disturbing facts of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, plus the burden women face even if and when they do survive. Next up, Barbara Madeloni joins us to talk teacher strikes, union power and solidarity work from education's front lines.

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