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MOMocrats.com was launched in September 2007 as a national collaborative blog for progressive mom bloggers to write about politics from a mom's perspective.

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Cynematic of K12 News Network hosts a "Back to School" K12NN/MOMocrats Book Club interview with author Jose Luis Vilson. Jose Luis Vilson has written a powerful and moving memoir of his own childhood spent in NYC schools and how he became a teacher. He's taught middle school math for the past ten years. He is a father of a young son, a math educator, blogger, speaker, activist, and author of _This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education_. Jose has written and spoken about education, math, and race for a number of organizations and publications, including The New York Times, Al Jazeera, CNN, Edutopia, and others. His book can be purchased directly from the publisher, Haymarket Press, and is also available at Amazon and other major online book outlets. His speaking and book-signing schedule is available at thejosevilson.com. MOMocrats is an EngenderMediaGroup production.

On-Demand Episodes

Good news on the gun debate in Connecticut; not so good in the Senate. Plus, the NRA reveals its serious plan on increasing security in our public schools. (How do we know it's serious? It's 225 pages long!) And now it's official: Mark... more

It's Marriage Equality week in Washington: Yesterday, the US Supreme Court heard the case for and against California's Proposition 8, which made marriage illegal between same-sex couples (after couples had already been awarded the... more

The NRA was right: Harry Reid decided to squelch the asault weapons ban. Has the "Connecticut Effect" (after Sandy Hook) ended? MOMocrats Karoli, Lee Reyes-Fournier, Jaelithe Judy and Donna Schwartz Mills also touch upon the... more

Women's History Month started off with a bang this year, thanks to a couple of high profile female tech execs who have been featured on magazine covers and headlines for the past few weeks. If we were truly equal, the fuss over Marissa... more

News and social media corporations were rocked last month by the discovery of intensive hacking by a unit of the Chinese Army. This week, The Nation reports that a similar hacking campaign is being employed against progressive... more

Remember how panicked everyone was a few weeks ago over the flu? That outbreak would have been worse if not for effective vaccinations. In fact, the reason we no longer live in fear of diseases like measles and whooping cough is... more

John Boehner wants you to think that the President is solely to blame for thesequester -- but leaked emails that were released today clearly show that the GOP leaders were eager to put the trigger in place -- and then place blame.... more

What a difference an election makes: President Obama continued on the themes from his inaugural address in last night's State of the Union, his first of the second term. And he outlined an ambitious agenda that focuses on strengthening the... more

Weekly political discussion from the progressive POV, hosted by the MOMocrats. Produced by Engender Media Group.

What a difference a year (and an election) makes! Comprehensive immigration reform is on the table -- led by a bipartisan Senate gang of eight AND President Obama. Also: The Senate opened hearings today on measures to stop gun... more

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