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Air Date: 11/17/2017

Today we look at just a few of the many ways that the GOP tax plan is intended to help the well-off, harm the needy and defile a pristine wilderness just to top things off

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Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Bowing to the paymasters - Start Making Sense from @TheNation - Air Date 11-8-17

Ch. 3: Song 1:  Villager - Blue Dot Sessions


Ch. 4: Act 2: ANALYSIS: Trump-Republican Tax Plan an Unmitigated Disaster - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date: 11-07-17

Ch. 5: Song 2:  Stale Case - Darby


Ch. 6: Act 3: Taking aim at Obamacare (again) - @offkiltershow - Air Date 11-17-17

Ch. 7: Song 3:  Wingspan - Bayou Birds


Ch. 8: Act 4: The effect of changing the standard deduction on charitable giving - @DecodeDC - Air Date 11-2-17

Ch. 9: Song 4:  Weathervane - CloudCover


Ch. 10: Act 5: Scare tactics to push the tax cuts through - @Intercepted w @JeremyScahill - Air Date 11-8-17

Ch. 11: Song 5:  Hickory Shed - Onesuch Village


Ch. 12: Act 6: Going after the Alaskan wilderness in the tax plan - @GreenNewsReport - Air Date 11-16-17

Ch. 13: Song 6:  A Palace of Cedar - The Pine Barrens


Ch. 14: Act 7: Everyone from corporations to the Democrats is out of ideas - @RalphNader Radio Hour - Air Date 11-11-17

Ch. 15: Song 7:  The Wooden Platform - The Bulwark


Ch. 16: Act 8: What the Paradise Papers Reveal - The Bernie Sanders Show - Air Date 11-14-17


Voicemails

Ch. 17: Looking critically at party structures - Anthony from Illinois

Ch. 18: Clarifying thoughts on guns and Democrats - Zach from Atlanta

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 19: Final comments: Check out our WINTER FUNDRAISER! 

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

(Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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Direct download: 1146_Taxes_Air_Date_11-17-17_-_11-17-17_19.21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Air Date: 12/16/2016

Today we look at the problems with the media, so many problems, and what lessons we should learn in the wake of the election

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Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: The real kinds of bias that still exist in the media - @InDeepRadio w @AngieCoiro - Air Date 6-11-16

Ch. 3: Song 1: The System - Abscondo


Ch. 4: Act 2: Money isn't the only bad influence on the media - @RalphNader Radio Hour - Air Date 10-1-16

Ch. 5: Song 2: Follow The Money - Zounds


Ch. 6: Act 3: The media and President-Elect Trump - @LastWeekTonight w: @iamjohnoliver - Air Date 11-13-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: Sunrise - Norah Jones


Ch. 8: Act 4: Media lessons to learn from the election - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 11-11-16

Ch. 9: Song 4: Having a Good Time - Theo Bard


Ch. 10: Act 5: Mainstream Media Fighting Trump...Don't Count On It - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 11-16-16

Ch. 11: Song 5: Old News - Rick Estrin & The Nightcats


Ch. 12: Act 6: Reporting on the editor of "The platform for the alt-right" - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 11-18-16

Ch. 13: Song 6: Let's Call the Whole Thing Off - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong


Ch. 14: Act 7: Stopping fake news - Popaganda from @BitchMedia - Air Date 11-24-16

Ch. 15: Song 7: Happy Song Is A Happy Song  - Nick Rivera


Ch. 16: Act 8: Christiane Amanpour on the state of the media in a post fact-world - The Investigators with Diana Swain, CBC - Air Date 11-25-16

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Air Date: 11/11/2017

Today we look at the many ways conservatives across the country are systematically chipping away at the rights of all people who require access to any kind of reproductive health services

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Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: The State Legislator Will See You Now - On The Media - Air Date 8-4-17

Ch. 3: Song 1:  Farmscrapers - Dad Rocks!


Ch. 4: Act 2: Texas fails to address skyrocketing rate of pregnancy-related deaths - Savage Love w: @FakeDanSavage - Air Date 6-6-17

Ch. 5: Song 2:  Long and Low Cloud - The Bulwark


Ch. 6: Act 3: 20-Week Abortion Ban Bill Treats Abortion as an Issue of Criminality, not Health Care - @TheRealNews - Air Date 10-6-17

Ch. 7: Song 3:  Shift of Currents - Aeronaut


Ch. 8: Act 4: Taking aim at reproductive rights in all forms - @offkiltershow - Air Date 10-13-17

Ch. 9: Song 4:  The Summit - K2


Ch. 10: Act 5: Keep Birth Control Copay Free #HandsOffMyBC via @Women_EqualityC - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 11: Song 5:  Homegrown - The Pine Barrens


Ch. 12: Act 6: Why you can't have economic justice without reproductive justice - The Breach - Air Date 8-8-17


Voicemails

Ch. 13: Bringing a gun into the home makes the owner less safe - Nick from California

Ch. 14: The party structures are a fundamental problem - Erica from Massachusetts

Ch. 15: What Sanders supporters are really emotional about - Greg from Baldwin Park, California

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 16: Final comments on the show’s new sunshine policy and a clarification on the Democrats celebrity crushes

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

(Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions & and Free Music Archive


Activism:

TAKE ACTION

Take multiple actions with the Keep Birth Control Copay Free campaign: 

via Women's Equality Center 

EDUCATE YOURSELF

Trump Administration Rolls Back Birth Control Mandate (New York Times)

The Economy Can’t Grow Without Birth Control (New York Times Op-Ed)

Notre Dame Will No Longer Provide Free Birth Control (The Cut)

Trump Be Damned: States Are Fighting to Make Birth Control Over-the-Counter (Finally) (Mother Jones)

California Suing Trump Administration Over Rollback Of Birth Control Rule (Huffington Post)

A.G. Schneiderman Sues To Protect New Yorkers' Access To Birth Control (NY.gov)

Not religious freedom, but the freedom to hate women (The Griffin)

Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Air Date: 11/07/2017

Today we look at the systematic deconstruction of the environmental regulatory infrastructure at the hands of anti-environment radicals, otherwise known as the "Climate Denying Dream Team"

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Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Trump’s ‘Dream Team’ of Climate Change Deniers Threatens the Planet - The Breach - Air Date 8-1-17

Ch. 3: Song 1:  Long and Low Cloud - The Bulwark


Ch. 4: Act 2: War on the EPA - Frontline - Air Date 10-17-17

Ch. 5: Song 2:  Passionate Ending - Soft and Furious


Ch. 6: Act 3: Trump Picks DAPL Lobbyist to Oversee EPA Water Safety in Same Week He Rolls Back Water Safeguards - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 06-29-17

Ch. 7: Song 3:  Rotisserie Graveyard - Doctor Turtle


Ch. 8: Act 4: Science under attack from Trump administration - Got Science? - Air Date: 8-15-17

Ch. 9: Song 4:  Turning to You - Landsman Duets


Ch. 10: Act 5: How Will We Be Remembered? Demand Climate Action in Your Community Nov. 18th via Climate Legacy Time Capsule Project - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 11: Song 5: This Fickle World - Theo Bard


Ch. 12: Act 6: Trump's PC Police Purging The Term 'Climate Change' - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 08-08-17


Voicemails

Ch. 13: Banning guns wouldn't work - Zach from Atlanta, GA

Ch. 14: An unarmed proletariat will always be dominated - Anthony from Salt Lake City, UT

Ch. 15: Dems were unfair to Bernie who wasn't a Democrat - Erica from Massachusetts

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 16: Final comments defending my personal friend, Martin O’Malley

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

(Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions and Free Music Archive


Activism:

TAKE ACTION!

Demand Climate Action in Your Community on NOVEMBER 18th with the Climate Legacy Time Capsule Dedication demonstrations at State Houses and City Halls across the U.S. 

Find a Dedication Day event near you 

No event near you? Create one and get support! 

EDUCATE YOURSELF

Robert Redford: Scott Pruitt Is 'Hell-Bent' On Dismantling EPA Rules (Time)

Scott Pruitt Declares War on Air Pollution Science (The New Republic)

Here’s the Expertise Scott Pruitt Is Removing From the EPA’s Advisory Boards (Slate)

EPA chief set to meet privately with chemical industry execs (ABC News)

GAO to review whether EPA violated anti-propaganda law (The Hill)

Another Trump aide seems to be caught up in the Russia probe (Vox)

Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Air Date: 11/03/2017

Today we look at the battle at the heart of the rift in the progressive movement over strategies on the proper direction to go from here. As is so often the case, the answer is not one or the other but both

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Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: "Billion-Dollar Mistake" Democrats Neglect People of Color While Failing to Woo White Trump Voters - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 07-31-17

Ch. 3: Song 1:  Vibrant Canopy - Art Of Escapism


Ch. 4: Act 2: Taking race and gender as seriously as class - Jacobin Radio (@jacobinmag) - Air Date 8-28-17

Ch. 5: Song 2:  Rotisserie Graveyard - Doctor Turtle


Ch. 6: Act 3: Joan Williams on understanding the divide in how different groups are framed - Cape Up - Air Date 10-24-17

Ch. 7: Song 3:  Vibrant Canopy - Origami


Ch. 8: Act 4: Alicia Garza on understanding that you can't support only some identity politics - #PoliticallyReactive with @wkamaubell and @harikondabolu - Air Date 10-5-17

Ch. 9: Song 4:  Celestial Navigation - Aeronaut


Ch. 10: Act 5: Joan Williams with an economic-focused message that doesn't lose sight of cultural identity - The Zero Hour w: @RJEskow - Air Date 7-29-17


Voicemails

Ch. 11: Guns, protection and the age of reason - David from Columbus, OH

Ch. 12: Calling a business a job-creator is like calling a car an exhaust-creator - Chris from Fairfax

Ch. 13: To boycott or not to boycott - Zach from Virginia Beach

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 14: Final comments on what the Clinton/DNC financial ties revelations may mean for how the party works to regain it’s legitimacy

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

(Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions and Free Music Archive


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Air Date: 4/18/2017

Today we look at some of the lesser-known characters in the right-wing oligarchy who now own the White House and Supreme Court

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Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Inside How the Federalist Society & Koch Brothers Are Pushing for Trump to Reshape Federal Judiciary - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 03-21-17

Ch. 3: Song 1: Follow the Money - Vova Zen


Ch. 4: Act 2: Robert Mercers bizarre opinions and influences - Start Making Sense from @TheNation - Air Date 3-22-17

Ch. 5: Song 2: The Oligarch - Ephemerals


Ch. 6: Act 3: Dark Data Trump Backers Bankroll Firm Developing Psychological Profiles of Every U.S. Voter - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 03-23-17

Ch. 7: Song 3: Take A Look Around {Instrumental) - Limp Bizkit


Ch. 8: Act 4: How to protect yourself in the face of diminishing online privacy - @HumorlessQueers - Air Date 3-25-17

Ch. 9: Song 4: Mind Control - Stephen Marley


Ch. 10: Act 5: The Secret Family Behind The Rise Of Brietbart News - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date 03-28-17

Ch. 11: Song 5: Follow the Money - Zounds


Ch. 12: Act 6: Who Bankrolls Breitbart News? - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 03-31-17

Ch. 13: Song 6: Oligarchy - The Haymarket Squares


Ch. 14: Act 7: Erik Prince rises again - @Intercepted w/ @JeremyScahill - Air Date 4-5-17

Direct download: 1096_Oligarchy_Air_Date_4-18-17_Ad_Free_Rerun_-_10-31-17_17.44.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Air Date: 10/27/2017

Today we look at some of the recent and no-so-recent political problems plaguing the NFL including the protests against police abuse, institutional racism, sexism, homophobia and their coverup of the traumatic brain injuries suffered by countless players. And we discuss why it all matters

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Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Take the Knee Athletes Unite in Historic Protest Against Racism & Police Brutality, Defying Trump - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 09-25-17

Ch. 3: Song 1:  The Summit - K2


Ch. 4: Act 2: Shaun King explaining Kaepernick's intention from the beginning - @Intercepted w @JeremyScahill - Air Date 9-13-17

Ch. 5: Song 2:  Open Flames - Aeronaut


Ch. 6: Act 3: How The Pentagon Paid For NFL's Patriotism - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 09-26-17

Ch. 7: Song 3:  Rotisserie Graveyard - Doctor Turtle


Ch. 8: Act 4: These protests are just the tip of the iceberg - #PoliticallyReactive with @wkamaubell and @harikondabolu - Air Date 9-28-17

Ch. 9: Song 4:  The Envelope - Aeronaut


Ch. 10: Act 5: Is It Time to Stop Watching Football? - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date 10-09-17

Ch. 11: Song 5:  Moon Bicycle Theme - American Moon Bicycle


Ch. 12: Act 6: Civil Rights revisionism as a weapon against current justice movements - Intercepted - Air Date 10-4-2016

Ch. 13: Song 6: Forgotten Land (ft. Gurdonark, Joanne Gabriel) - Doxent Zsigmond


Ch. 14: Act 7: Lawsuit Time Kaepernick Going To War With NFL Owners - @theyoungturks - Air Date 10-17-17

Ch. 15: Song 7:  Floating Whist - Aeronaut


Ch. 16: Act 8: The NFL protests are not a spectator sport - @EdgeofSports w Dave Zirin - Air Date 10-17-17

Ch. 17: Song 8:  daedalus - Kai Engel


Ch. 18: Act 9: When Is the Right Time for Black People to Protest? - The Daily Show - Air Date 9-25-17


Voicemails

Ch. 19: A liberal pro-gun perspective - Ani from Alabama

Ch. 20: Better to not speak of "the other side" - Keith from New Hampshire

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 21: Final comments on why you should understand sports and guns

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

(Additional music from Blue Dot SessionsCC Mixter and Free Music Archive


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Air Date: 5/15/2015

Today we take a hard look at modern-day civilization and culture and ponder what we could do to make things better

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Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

00:00:30 Ch. 2: Act 1: The Death of Culture at the Hands of the Profit Motive - @majorityfm - Air Date: 01-20-15

Ch. 3: Song 1: My Conversation - The Uniques


00:13:04 Ch. 4: Act 2: Visionary Sci Fi for an Age of Acquiescence - The F Word with @GRITlaura Flanders - Air Date: 4-20-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: Design - Fiction Company


00:15:58 Ch. 6: Act 3: .@ShawnAchor - The happy secret to better work - @TEDTalks - Air Date: 2-1-12

Ch. 7: Song 3: Everybody Loves a Happy Ending (iTunes Originals Version) - Tears for Fears


00:29:08 Ch. 8: Act 4: A Brief History of Humankind - @DecodeDC - Air Date: 4-30-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: "Going Sane" - Two Cheers


00:40:39 Ch. 10: Act 5: Lacking liberty from slavery to feudalism to capitalism - Economic Update with @profwolff - Air Date: 2-1-15

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Air Date: 10/20/2017

Today we look at the dangers that (primarily) white men face on multiple points along the power spectrum and how dangerous forms of masculinity lead to the dehumanizing of these men and those they encounter

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Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Understanding the effect of our culture on gun culture Part 1 - Economic Update w @profwolff - Air Date 10-5-17

Ch. 3: Song 1:  Inessential - Bayou Birds


Ch. 4: Act 2: Listen Up, Creeps: Weinstein Edition  - @FullFrontalSamB - Air Date: 10-12-17

Ch. 5: Song 2: Streamer - Arc and Crecent


Ch. 6: Act 3: Understanding how masculinity and white supremacy lead to a nutty gun culture - Ideas from CBC - Air Date 10-1-17

Ch. 7: Song 3:  periculum - Kai Engel


Ch. 8: Act 4: Louise Godbold “My Encounter with Harvey Weinstein and What It Tells Us About Trauma” - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 10-12-17

Ch. 9: Song 4:  Le gris, le bleu, d'une profonde humilité - Monplaisir


Ch. 10: Act 5: Understanding the effect of our culture on gun culture Part 2 - Economic Update w @profwolff - Air Date 10-5-17

Ch. 11: Song 5:  Paper Planes - Durden ft. Airtone (ft. Airtone)


Ch. 12: Act 6: Margaret Hoover Calls Out Fellow Conservatives On Sex Crime Hypocrisy - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 10-12-17

Ch. 13: Song 6:  Hundred Mile-No Guitar - K2


Ch. 14: Act 7: White males feeling under attack and seeking power - Ideas from CBC - Air Date 10-1-17


Ch. 15: Final comments on the perils of power and powerlessness

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

(Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions, CC Mixter and Free Music Archive


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Air Date: 10/17/2017

Today we look at the philosophy, tricks of the trade and long-term strategy behind the GOP's never-ending quest to grant more tax cuts to corporations and the wealthy while cutting popular programs aimed at aiding the poor

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Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Idiotic Economist Pushes HORRIBLE Tax Plan That Left Kansas Crippled - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date: 09-26-17

Ch. 3: Song 1:  world of ruin - Damiano Baldoni


Ch. 4: Act 2: How Republicans Created Tax Cut Myths - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date: 10-04-17

Ch. 5: Song 2:  peaceOut (ft. KungFu) - airtone


Ch. 6: Act 3: Understanding what we can about the proposed tax plan - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 10-6-17

Ch. 7: Song 3:  Like Music (cdk Mix) (ft. Phasenwandler) - cdk


Ch. 8: Act 4: Fox News Calls Out Trump Tax Cut Lies - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 10-03-17

Ch. 9: Song 4:  Headlights/Mountain Road - The Contessa


Ch. 10: Act 5: Understanding the reality of corporate taxes - @RalphNader Radio Hour - Air Date 10-7-17

Ch. 11: Song 5:  Forgotten Land (ft. Gurdonark, Joanne Gabriel) - Doxent Zsigmond


Ch. 12: Act 6: How corporations rigged our tax system against us - Economic Update w/ @profwolff - Air Date 4-24-16

Ch. 13: Song 6:  Celestial Navigation - Aeronaut


Ch. 14: Act 7: They plan to raise and then panic about the deficit - @offkiltershow - Air Date 10-6-17


Voicemails

Ch. 15: Seeking a fundamentally just justice system - Jesse from Seattle

Ch. 16: How people get help after emergencies - FEMA employee

Ch. 17: Patreon Feedback - Alan from Connecticut

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 18: Final comments on what you’ll find on the Best of the Left social network

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

(Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions


Activism:

Fighting tax cuts for the rich and budget cuts needs the same momentum as the healthcare fight! Dive in and fight back with these campaigns: 

TrumpTaxToolkit.org (Use the Senator-specific toolkits to fight back against tax cuts for the 1%, and more)

NotOnePenny.org (Mobilize to demand not one penny in tax cuts for the rich, and more)

HandsOff.org (Share how budget cuts impact you personally, and more)

Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm EST