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“We Can Do This!” from the National Consumers League, a nonprofit with a 120+ year history advocating for consumers on marketplace and workplace issues.

In each episode, we talk through some of the major cultural issues and public policy battles of today with individuals helping to shape our nation’s social and economic reforms in health, data and privacy, food and nutrition, labor, and finance.

Hosted by NCL Executive Director Sally Greenberg and NCL’s senior policy staff.

Send inquiries and questions to:
info@nclnet.org

Or reach out to us on social media at:
Twitter — @ncl_tweets
Facebook — National Consumers League

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“We Can Do This!” from the National Consumers League, a nonprofit with a 120+ year history advocating for consumers on marketplace and workplace issues.

In each episode, we talk through some of the major cultural issues and public policy battles of today with individuals helping to shape our nation’s social and economic reforms in health, data and privacy, food and nutrition, labor, and finance.

Hosted by NCL Executive Director Sally Greenberg and NCL’s senior policy staff.

Send inquiries and questions to:
info@nclnet.org

Or reach out to us on social media at:
Twitter — @ncl_tweets
Facebook — National Consumers League

    Advice to get rid of that debt monkey on your back

    Advice to get rid of that debt monkey on your back

    Michelle Singletary award-winning Washington Post columnist joins NCL’s Executive Director Sally Greenberg and Lisa Hertzberg, director of the LifeSmarts program, to discuss how consumers can manage debt and finances even amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic and the predatory business practices that keep so many Americans in cycles of poverty.

    But first, Lisa Hertzberg quizzes David Han, a University of Georgia freshman and LifeSmarts program alumni on personal finance. 

    *Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, this episode was recorded remotely. Audio quality has been impacted as a result.*

    • 46 min.
    Price gouging and usury and fraud, oh my!

    Price gouging and usury and fraud, oh my!

    Ben Wiseman, director of the Office of Consumer Protection at the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, joins NCL’s VP of Public Policy, Telecommunications and Fraud John Breyault to talk about the surge of consumer protection issues that have emerged as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the crucial role that state attorneys general play in protecting consumers from predatory businesses and scammers.

    • 37 min.
    Child and forced marriage puts the "lock" in wedlock

    Child and forced marriage puts the "lock" in wedlock

    Fraidy Reiss, activist and founder/director of Unchained At Last, joins Reid Maki, NCL’s director of child labor issues and coordinator of the Child Labor Coalition for a dialogue about the silent scourge of child marriage in America and the continued effort to support women who wish to leave coerced and forced marriages.

    *Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, this episode was recorded remotely. Audio quality has been impacted as a result.*

    • 47 min.
    Born too soon; the difference a day makes

    Born too soon; the difference a day makes

    Dr. Joia Adele Crear-Perry of the National Birth Equity Collaborative and Dr. Kelle H. Moley of March of Dimes joins NCL’s Executive Director Sally Greenberg for a dialogue about premature births, maternal outcomes, and the societal stressors that disproportionately affect some pregnant women more than others.

    *Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, this episode was recorded remotely. Audio quality has been impacted as a result.*

    • 52 min.
    The invisible child laborers in our fields

    The invisible child laborers in our fields

    Norma Flores López, Governance and Development/Collaboration Manager at East Coast Migrant Head Start Project, joins Reid Maki, NCL’s director of child labor issues and coordinator of the Child Labor Coalition for a dialogue about the plight of workers on America’s farms. Joining them are two young women that have worked in fields as child laborers, Araceli and Jazmin.

    • 52 min.
    What’s for dinner? Whatever’s in the waste bin

    What’s for dinner? Whatever’s in the waste bin

    Scott Nash, CEO of MOM’s Organic, joins NCL’s Executive Director Sally Greenberg for a dialogue about America’s shocking food waste epidemic, our food system, and the impact that our dinner plates have on the environment.

    • 47 min.

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