Best of the Left Podcast : (2017/03/24) A Corporate Judicial Coup (Judge Gorsuch and the Supreme Court)

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Edition #1089

Today we look at the hearings of Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch, how we got to here and what his possible placement on the court portends for our future

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Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: The important Gorsuch stories the media is missing - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 2-17-17

Ch. 3: Song 1: One - Apocalyptica

Ch. 4: Act 2: Discussing the judicial coup Republicans are in the midst of - Bradcast from @TheBradBlog - Air Date 3-21-17

Ch. 5: Song 2: La Réalité - Amadou & Mariam

Ch. 6: Act 3: Behind Neil Gorsuch's Rhetoric, His Record Suggests Aggressive Judge Wedded to Conservative Agenda - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 03-21-17

Ch. 7: Song 3: The Game Is Rigged - The Great Malarkey

Ch. 8: Act 4: Dan Goldberg on some of Neil Gorsuch's worst rulings - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 3-24-17

Ch. 9: Song 4: The Smallest Piece - Dan Romer & Benh Zeitlin

Ch. 10: Act 5: The corporate takeover of the judicial system - Amicus from @Slate - Air Date 3-18-17

Ch. 11: Song 5: It's Just Not Right - Beatnik Turtle

Ch. 12: Act 6: STOP Arch Conservative SCOTUS Pick Neil Gorsuch via @IndivisibleTeam #StopGorsuch - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 13: Song 6: This Fickle World - Theo Bard

Ch. 14: Act 7: How Democrats Should Fight Trump's Supreme Court Pick - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 03-21-17


Ch. 15: Seeking out progressive sci-fi to imagine a better world - Erin from Philadelphia

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 16: Final comments on our dystopian pop culture and thoughts on where health care should go from here

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



Use Indivisible Guide's fact sheet on Gorsuch and scripts to call Senators

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Hobby Lobby and executive power: Gorsuch's key rulings (CNN)

Call Your Senators and Demand That They Reject Neil Gorsuch (The Nation)

The Democrats Must Filibuster Neil Gorsuch (Slate)

Gorsuch: Roe v. Wade is the 'law of the land' (The Atlantic)

Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch Has a Troubling History When Ruling on Disability Rights Cases (ACLU Blog)

If We Care About Abortion, Asking Judge Neil Gorsuch His Opinion on Roe v. Wade Is Not Enough (ACLU Blog)

Should Your Boss’s Religious Beliefs Dictate Your Health Insurance Coverage? Supreme Court Nominee Judge Gorsuch Thinks So (ACLU Blog)

Attorney for "Frozen Trucker": Neil Gorsuch May Have Been Most Hostile Judge I've Ever Encountered (Truth Out)

Durbin, Gorsuch spar over Hobby Lobby ruling (The Washington Post)

Written by BOTL Communications Director, Amanda Hoffman

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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