Best of the Left Podcast : #1115 An enormous tax cut for the rich disguised as health care

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Air Date: 06/27/2017

Today we take a look at the enormous amount of damage the latest version of the GOPs vision of health care would inflict on the nation and keep our eye on the ultimate goal of a Medicare-For-All system

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Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Sen. Ron Wyden on the Secret Republican Health Care Bill - On The Media - Air Date 6-16-17

Ch. 3: Song 1: Ask - The Smiths


Ch. 4: Act 2: CBO reveals just how bad the senate bill is, confirms that everyone hates it - Bradcast from @TheBradBlog - Air Date 6-26-17

Ch. 5: Song 2: The Oligarch - Ephemerals


Ch. 6: Act 3: Bernie Sanders & Elizabeth Warren Republicans Won't Make Healthcare Bill Public Because It's AWFUL - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date 06-21-17

Ch. 7: Song 3: Dawn Departure, Jefferson County - Black Prairie


Ch. 8: Act 4: The death spiral we're creating for Medicaid - Trumpcast from @Slate - Air Date 6-22-17

Ch. 9: Song 4: You're a Disaster - Dragonette


Ch. 10: Act 5: How we get from here to a single payer system - Start Making Sense from @TheNation - Air Date 6-21-17

Ch. 11: Song 5: See you in the light - Michael Franti And Spearhead


Ch. 12: Act 6: The AHCA Is Public, and Republicans Are Officially Out To Kill Us All - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date: 06-23-17

Ch. 13: Song 6: Le Moulin - Yann Tiersen


Ch. 14: Act 7: Support Grows For Single-Payer Medicare-For-All Plan Instead of Massive Cuts to Healthcare - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 06-23-17

Ch. 15: Song 7: Keep On Moving Forward - Emma's Revolution


Ch. 16: Act 8: Time for Democratic Party leaders to get going – or go - Jim @HightowerNews - Air Date 6-20-17

Ch. 17: Song 8: Basique - Little People


Ch. 18: Act 9: STOP TRUMPCARE via @IndivisibleTeam and TrumpcareToolkit.org - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 19: Song 9: This Fickle World - Theo Bard


Ch. 20: Act 10: Mitch McConnell's unconscionable health care bill - Primary Concerns from @NewRepublic - Air Date 6-27-17


Ch. 21: Final comments on Bernie Bros and the movement to remove Nancy Pelosi

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


Activism:

TAKE ACTION

Call & tweet at the 15 Senators most likely to vote against Trumpcare with Trumpcare Toolkit 

Get info and call scripts on Trumpcare from Indivisible Guide's Stop Trumpcare Toolkit 

Find a Town Hall with TownHallProject.com

EDUCATE YOURSELF 

CBO Analysis Endangers GOP Health-Care Bill (The Atlantic) 

The Latest: 5th GOP senator opposes debate on health bill (MSN.com)

Senate GOP health-care bill's tax cuts would be a big boon for the rich, analysis says (CNBC)

The most devastating passage in the CBO’s report on the Senate health bill (Vox)

The Senate Health-Care Bill Is Morally Indefensible (The Nation)

Republicans Spent the Weekend Lying Their Faces Off About Health Care (The Nation)

Police drag away protesters in wheelchairs from Mitch McConnell’s office (Salon)

Sean Spicer: America Either Passes GOP Plan or Adopts Single Payer (The Ring of Fire)

Opinion: The GOP says its healthcare bill will protect those with preexisting conditions. Um, no it won’t (LA Times)

Written by BOTL Communications Director, Amanda Hoffman


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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