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Edition #1003
Today we take a look at the raging battle for the soul of the new economy. The age of working at the factory for decades before retiring with a pension and gold watch is well behind us but what’s coming next? A world where everyone is completely on their own, scraping together work one gig at a time? Or an economy of worker-owners who are compensated fully for their labor and have a voice in the direction of their companies?
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Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: How Good is the Sharing Economy at Sharing? - KQED News - Air Date: 2-4-16

Ch. 3: Song 1: The Sharing Song - Jack Johnson


Ch. 4: Act 2: Chris Mackin: Creating Economic Democracy - @theLFshow w/ @GRITlaura Flanders - Air Date: 7-22-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: RazorWire-Remastered - Chris Priest


Ch. 6: Act 3: Uber isn't nearly as new of an idea as you think - Economic Update w/ @profwolff - Air Date: 3-22-15

Ch. 7: Song 3: Capitalism Is Tearing Us Apart - sole


Ch. 8: Act 4: Uber Wants to Reorganize the Economy? Workers, too Can Play at that Game - The F Word w/ @GRITlaura Flanders - Air Date: 2-17-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: Working Poor - Horse Feathers


Ch. 10: Act 5: David J. Thompson on the superiority of cooperatives - @RalphNader Radio Hour - Air Date: 8-1-15

Ch. 11: Song 5: Cooperation - Jim Valley


Ch. 12: Act 6: Nationwide Next System Teach-Ins via @TheNextSystem - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 13: Song 6: Right to Complain - Trombone Shorty & Marc Broussard


Ch. 14: Act 7: Paul Mason - Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date: 3-3-16



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Activism Resources: 

Find a Next System Teach-In near you or register to host one where you live at http://teachins.thenextsystem.org 

Learn more about the The Next System Project and sign their statement.

Follow The Next System Project on Twitter @TheNextSystem for the latest updates and use '#NextSystem' to join the conversation.

Further Reading:

Not Cool Uber (via Dave Craige on Medium.com)

Sharing Economy Isn’t About Sharing - The Dark Reality Behind This Major Workplace Shift (via Alternet) 

Uber on the Road to Nowhere - Uber Drivers are getting creative in their fight for basic workplace rights (via American Prospect)  

Latest News/Actions: 

Seattle Passes Law Letting Uber, Lyft Drivers Unionize (via Reuters) 

Fed up Uber Drivers Aim to Disrupt Super Bowl 50 - With their Own Mobile App (via Mother Jones)

Jakarta Taxi Drivers Protest Against Uber and Grab  (via BBC)

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Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman 


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Edition #1043

Today we look at some of the structures of money in politics and how the tide is beginning to turn

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Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: The Truth About Citizens United - Follow the Money #8 - Represent.Us - Air Date: 1-26-16

Ch. 3: Song 1: Addiction - Medina


Ch. 4: Act 2: @DerekCressman on Free speech vs paid speech with guest host @AngieCoiro - Bradcast from @TheBradBlog - Air Date 5-31-16

Ch. 5: Song 2: Buy My Vote - The Haymarket Squares


Ch. 6: Act 3: How To Destroy The Corrupt Political Establishment - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 04-20-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: Welcome To the Machine - Pink Floyd


Ch. 8: Act 4: @USRepDavidJolly on The STOP Act Part 1 - @RalphNader Radio Hour - Air Date 8-27-16

Ch. 9: Song 4: Moneytalks - Vitamin String Quartet


Ch. 10: Act 5: Steve Israel on Congressional Fundraising - @LastWeekTonight with @iamjohnoliver - Air Date 04-04-16

Ch. 11: Song 5: Money Grabber (Live @ KEXP) - Fitz and The Tantrums


Ch. 12: Act 6: @USRepDavidJolly on The STOP Act Part 2 - @RalphNader Radio Hour - Air Date 8-27-16

Ch. 13: Song 6: Changes - Langhorne Slim & The Law


Ch. 14: Act 7: Rhode Island Demands Money Out Of Politics - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 06-21-16


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Edition #1067

Today we look back on the decade-long War on Christmas™ to understand how we got to now as well as the uphill battle we Christmas Warriors now have in the face of a Trump presidency

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Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Progressives War On Xmas and O'Reilly's Response - Young Turks Air Date: 2010

Ch. 3: Song 1: War On Christmas - The Enablers & Friends


Ch. 4: Act 2: The War on Christmas: Sam's Big Chance to Further the Cause - Majority Report - Air Date: 11-25-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: The Holidays Are Here (and We're Still at War) - Brett Dennen


Ch. 6: Act 3: Genesis of Bill O'Reilly's War On Christmas - Jimmy Dore Show - Air Date 12-6-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: War Medley: Onward Christian Soldiers / I'm On the Battlefield / Keep On the Firing Line - Sanders Family


Ch. 8: Act 4: Megyn Kelly: Don't Worry Kids, Jesus and Santa Are White!! - Majority Report - Air Date: 12-13-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: The War On the War On Christmas - Macarone


Ch. 10: Act 5: Sarah Palin 'War on Christmas' Book Flops - David Pakman Show - Air Date: 12-06-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: War On Christmas Is Over - Steve Goodie


Ch. 12: Act 6: Right Wing's Fake War on Christmas Started Nearly 100 Years Ago - Majority Report - Air Date: 12-19-13

Ch. 13: Song 6: Christians and Pagans - Dar Williams


Ch. 14: Act 7: Christians Very Offended By Starbucks Holiday Cups - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 11-10-15

Ch. 15: Song 7: War on Christmas - Jamie Kilstein and the Agenda


Ch. 16: Act 8: War on Christmas Update: Congressional Resolution Phase - Majority Report (@majorityfm) - Air Date: 12-16-15

Ch. 17: Song 8: War On Christmas Day - Tim Di Pasqua & Tom Anderson


Ch. 18: Act 9: Fox News: Corey Lewandowski Appears On Hannity & Announces War On Christmas Victory! - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date: 12-8-16

Ch. 19: Song 9: Tiny Tree Christmas - Guster


Ch. 20: Act 10: Right Wing leaders assume Republican gullibility w _Obama_s War on Christmas_ deception - @AllInWithChris Hayes - Air Date 12-8-16

Ch. 21: Song 10: White Wine in the Sun - Tim Minchin


Ch. 22: Act 11: Jesus Is a Liberal Democrat - Colbert Report - Air Date: 2010


Ch. 23: Final comments on todays activism and preparing for next years war

Closing Music: There's No War On Christmas When Christmas Is In Your Heart - The Mockers


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Edition #1066

Today we look at the economics of our society through fresh eyes and make the case for a smarter way to work that taps into the things that really matter

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Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: A history of happiness - Backstory - Air Date 7-17-15

Ch. 3: Song 1: Mirage - Sabrina Carpenter


Ch. 4: Act 2: How Does the Commons Work? - @TheNextSystem Project - Air Date 6-21-16

Ch. 5: Song 2: N/A


Ch. 6: Act 3: The case for the 32-hour workweek - The Atlantic - Air Date 7-9-15

Ch. 7: Song 3: This Moment (Live @ KEXP) - Led To Sea


Ch. 8: Act 4: Courtney E. Martin: The new American Dream - TEDTalks - Air Date: 9-7-16

Ch. 9: Song 4: Struggle - Ringside


Ch. 10: Act 5: The Pluralist Commonwealth - @TheNextSystem Project- Air Date 9-6-16 

Ch. 11: Song 5: Common Good - David Andrews


Ch. 12: Act 6: Get Community Activism Skills with Citizen Muscle Boot Camp via @storyofstuff - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 13: Song 6: Right to Complain - Trombone Shorty & Marc Broussard


Ch. 14: Act 7: The Economics of Externalities - Progressive Faith Sermons w/ @RevDrRay - Air Date 12-4-16


Voicemails

Ch. 15: A few thoughts from a conservative perspective - Bill from Michigan

Ch. 16: They're against it because we're in favor of it - Eric from San Francisco

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 17: Final comments in response to todays voicemails

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


Activism:

TAKE ACTION 

Register for the free, online Citizen Muscle Boot Camp

INSPIRE YOURSELF

After the Election: We Keep Pushing Forward (Story of Stuff Project Blog)

She Was Just One Person…Until She Joined Up with Her Neighbors to Take on Nestlé (Story of Stuff Project Blog)

All Hands on Deck! How We'll Move Forward in 2017 (Story of Stuff Project Blog)

Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman


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Edition #1065

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


Voicemails

Ch. 17: Pulling together the threads of the economics of despair - Erin from Philadelphia

Ch. 18: How to talk about climate change - Dan from Greenville, SC

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 19: Final comments on the biggest free lunch humanity have thought it had

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


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Edition #1064

Today we look at the systematic suppression of voting rights during the election and the hail mary attempt to avert a Trump presidency through the electoral college

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Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: The Myth of Voter Fraud - On The Media - Air Date 10-21-16

Ch. 3: Song 1: Fear is a villain - Theo Bard


Ch. 4: Act 2: @AriBerman on voter suppression being back in a big way - Bradcast from @TheBradBlog - Air Date 11-11-16

Ch. 5: Song 2: Beneath the Lies - Abscondo


Ch. 6: Act 3: Republicans Gloat Over Supressing Black Vote - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 11-11-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: Abuse of Power - Lion of Light


Ch. 8: Act 4: How Do We Fix Our Broken Voting System? (w/Guest: Mark Crispin Miller) - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 11-08-16

Ch. 9: Song 4: The Fix Is In - Ok Go


Ch. 10: Act 5: The Big Lie - @FullFrontalSamB - Air Date 12-5-16

Ch. 11: Song 5: Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who


Ch. 12: Act 6: First Republican "Hamilton Elector" Breaks Ranks Against Trump - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 12-07-16

Ch. 13: Song 6: The Game Is Rigged - The Great Malarkey


Ch. 14: Act 7: Tell the Electoral College to #StopTrump & Vote with the People via @DemSpring and directelection.org - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 15: Song 7: This Fickle World - Theo Bard


Ch. 16: Act 8: Introduction to the Hamilton Electors - Amicus from @Slate - Air Date 12-10-16


Voicemails

Ch. 17: Resist Trump Letters - Alan from Connecticut

Ch. 18: How to get around the fact gap - Andrew from Chicago

Ch. 19: Who's got the conservative argument talking points? - Eli from Northern California

Ch. 20: Conservative argument on the need for real policies - Ryan from Phoenix

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 21: Final comments on small changes for the member’s feed and a call for conservative appeals for voting rights and against the electoral college

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


TAKE ACTION

RSVP for the Democracy Spring December 19th rally at a state capitol building near you at savedemocracy.org

ASAP ONLY! Download everything you need to print and mail letters to the 273 Electoral College members pledged to vote for Trump at directelection.org

EDUCATE YOURSELF 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Posted December 13, 2016, written by Best of the Left Communications Director, Amanda Hoffman

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Edition #1063

Today we look at some of the underlying issues that undercuts our ability to effectively debate and explore ways to use this knowledge to improve our communication skills

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Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: How to argue based on the morals of your debating partner Part 1 - You are not so smart - Air Date 11-4-16

Ch. 3: Song 1: Debate - Wait Until Dusk


Ch. 4: Act 2: Jonathan Haidt: The moral roots of liberals and conservatives - TEDTalks - Air Date 9-18-08

Ch. 5: Song 2: Truth - Vaughan Penn


Ch. 6: Act 3: Change my view - You are not so smart - Air Date 10-9-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: The Debate Is Over (If You Want It) - Anti-Flag


Ch. 8: Act 4: The importance of emotionally appealing to voters - @BillMoyersHQ in Conversation - Air Date 4-15-16

Ch. 9: Song 4: When Anger Shows - Editors


Ch. 10: Act 5: How to argue based on the morals of your debating partner Part 2 - You are not so smart - Air Date 11-4-16


Voicemails

Ch. 11: In response to the discussion about college and work - Justin from Indiana

Ch. 12: Explaining jokes about Trump's small hands - Colin from Cleveland, OH

Ch. 13: College isn't just for work, it's for life - Eric from Paris, France

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 14: Final comments with a call for help creating a political translation dictionary

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


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Edition #1062

Today we look at some of the recent violence waged against protectors and independent journalists at Standing Rock North Dakota and the temporary victory of the permitting denial from the Army Corp of Engineers for the Dakota Access Pipeline

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Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: RISE With Standing Rock - @theLFshow w: @GRITlaura Flanders - Air Date 10-10-16

Ch. 3: Song 1: N/A


Ch. 4: Act 2: Thanksgiving from an Indian Perspective - Progressive Faith Sermons w @RevDrRay - Air Date 11-27-16

Ch. 5: Song 2: Battle of the Little Bighorn - John Murrin Cornelius


Ch. 6: Act 3: Independent media attacked and abused for the crime of journalism at Standing Rock - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 10-28-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: Good people - Jack Johnson


Ch. 8: Act 4: Michelle Cook on facing human rights violations at Standing Rock - @theLFshow w @GRITlaura Flanders - Air Date 10-3-16

Ch. 9: Song 4: N/A


Ch. 10: Act 5: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Discusses the State of Standing Rock - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date: 11-24-16

Ch. 11: Song 5: Abuse of power - Cutting Edge


Ch. 12: Act 6: The #NoDAPL Fight Is Not Over - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 12-05-16

Ch. 13: Song 6: Fight to Win (feat. Cee Lo Green) - Goodie Mob


Ch. 14: Act 7: Financial Disaster Could Dakota Access Pipeline Lose Its Contracts with Oil Companies on Jan. 1 - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 12-05-16

Ch. 15: Song 7: Moneytalks - Vitamin String Quartet


Ch. 16: Act 8: Call on President Obama to Make Standing Rock a National Monument #NODAPL - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 17: Song 8: Right to Complain - Trombone Shorty & Marc Broussard


Ch. 18: Act 9: HISTORIC Victory At Standing Rock - @theyoungturks - Air Date 12-05-16


Voicemails

Ch. 19: Questioning body shaming against Trump - Kyle from Portland

Ch. 20: Nerds and bullies help explain the feeling of white oppression - Nathan from San Jose

Ch. 21: A 1920's Germany expert chimes in on Trump and authoritarianism - Erica from Massachusetts

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 22: Final comments on body shaming and the connection between nerds and fascists

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


TAKE ACTION 

Call the White House comments line at 202-456-1111

Get the info to write to the President by visiting the contact page on whitehouse.gov

EDUCATE YOURSELF

The Historic Victory at Standing Rock (The Atlantic)

Standing Rock: Tulsi Gabbard on What the Dakota Pipeline Decision Means (Rolling Stone) 

FAQ: The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's Litigation on the Dakota Access Pipeline (Earth Justice)

President Obama: Declare a "Standing Rock" national monument to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (Our Revolution)

 

Posted December 6, 2016, written by Best of the Left Communications Director, Amanda Hoffman.


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Edition #1010

Today we take a look at the way our current low-tax structure ends up redistributing the burden of funding society to those least able to pay for it while widening the already staggeringly-large wealth gap.

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Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: City Stealing From Citizens By Tampering With Traffic Lights - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 10-18-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: The fix is in - Ok Go


Ch. 4: Act 2: Cops Generating Money off Black Communities... - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date 07-31-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: Shakedown - Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band


Ch. 6: Act 3: Billionaire Governor Taxes Rich, Increases Minimum Wage, Economy Explodes - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date: 02-28-15

Ch. 7: Song 3: Trickle Down - Hayseed Dixie


Ch. 8: Act 4: Republican Governors Seek to Raise Taxes On Middle Class and Poor - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date: 01-28-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: Class Warfare - Chris Priest


Ch. 10: Act 5: Details of how Reaganomics in Kansas has utterly failed - Bradcast from @TheBradBlog - Air Date 4-19-16

Ch. 11: Song 5: That’s all - Clare and the Reasons


Ch. 12: Act 6: How To Pay For Tax Cuts For The Rich (If You're A Republican) - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 06-20-15

Ch. 13: Song 6: Robin Hood - Dick James


Ch. 14: Act 7: Don't Think the Poor Pay Enough Taxes? You're Living in a Fantasy World - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date: 04-25-15

Ch. 15: Song 7: Work to Live - Serious Suicide


Ch. 16: Act 8: .@ryangrim on Mississippi's dependence on prisoners for revenue - Bradcast from @TheBradBlog - Air Date 4-19-16

Ch. 17: Song 8: Turtle (Bonobo Remix) - Pilote


Ch. 18: Act 9: Why An American In Sweden LOVES Paying His Taxes... - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 04-12-16

Ch. 19: Song 9: Taxman - Nickel Creek


Ch. 20: Act 10: The myth of a heavy tax burden in the US - Economic Update w/ @profwolff - Air Date 4-24-16


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Edition #1061

Today we look at the argument going on about the direction and focus the progressive movement and Democratic party should take in the wake of the election. Identity politics, essential or a destructive distraction?

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Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Pundits Blame Trump on Those Most Vulnerable to Trump - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 11-25-16

Ch. 3: Song 1: Blame Me! Blame Me! - Anberlin


Ch. 4: Act 2: Bernie Sanders draws the connection between identity and class - The Benjamin Dixon Show (@TheBpDShow) - Air Date 11-21-16

Ch. 5: Song 2: Together we fight alone - Darlings


Ch. 6: Act 3: SURJ on how to open up the discussion about class, race, gender... - Popaganda from @BitchMedia - Air Date 11-24-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: My Conversation - The Uniques


Ch. 8: Act 4: Seeing intersectionality as the important takeaway from the election - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 11-25-16

Ch. 9: Song 4: Let's Organize - Organized Konfusion


Ch. 10: Act 5: Identity-only politics is not enough - The Benjamin Dixon Show (@TheBpDShow) - Air Date 11-22-16

Ch. 11: Song 5: Oppression - Ben Harper


Ch. 12: Act 6: It's time to stand up and fight for everyone who will be hurt by a Trump presidency - Savage Love w: @FakeDanSavage - Air Date 11-15-16


Voicemails

Ch. 13: Explaining whiteness - Lee from San Diego

Ch. 14: The way we talk about class, work and education - Chris from Littleton, CO

Ch. 15: How do we fight against the wall and for religious liberty? - Darice from Washington, DC

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 16: Final comments on post-election activism and a brief history of progressive economics in the Democratic party

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


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