Best of the Left Podcast : (2017/04/28) The science of the times

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Edition #1099

Today we look at the importance of science in our lives and public policy and also at the Trump administration’s drive to stop science in it’s tracks

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Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Science in America - Neil deGrasse Tyson - Air Date 4-19-17

Ch. 3: Song 1: ​N/A

Ch. 4: Act 2: The history of how we know that humans are driving climate change - Science VS - Air Date 3-16-17

Ch. 5: Song 2: Put It to the Test - They Might Be Giants

Ch. 6: Act 3: How to Convince a Climate Change Sceptic - Quirks and Quarks - Air Date 12-16-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: Messages - Xavier Rudd

Ch. 8: Act 4: Scientists, politics and protest - Science for the People - Air Date 2-16-17

Ch. 9: Song 4: Science Is Real - They Might Be Giants

Ch. 10: Act 5: 314 Action and the movement to elect scientists to office - Who What Why - Air Date 4-22-17

Ch. 11: Song 5: Science Fair - Recess Monkey

Ch. 12: Act 6: Take Part in Global Divestment Mobilization Week May 5-13 via @GoFossilFree @350 - Best of the Left Activism

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

Ch. 14: Act 7: Trump Signs Government Scientist Gag Order - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 01-26-17


Ch. 15: Not all anti-choice people want to punish women who have abortions - Alan from Georgia

Ch. 16: Less desire, less suffering - Dale from Minneapolis, MN

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 17: Final comments on how to sustain your activism

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



Join or organize Global Divestment Mobilization Actions, May 5-13,2017 

Follow @GoFossilFree and @350 on Twitter 

Engage with the Divestment Mobilization hashtag #FossilFree  


Why Divestment is Changing the Climate Movement (The Nation, 2013)

The rise and rise of the fossil fuel divestment movement (The Guardian, 2015)

This is a Timed Test (Slate, Bill McKibben, 2015)

Written by BOTL Communications Director, Amanda Hoffman

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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