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Air Date 8/22/2020

Today we take a look at the long history and motivations for voter suppression, explain why it tends to help one party over the other and why vote-by-mail is the best solution to the majority of our voting problems.

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Ch. 1: Jay explains that voter suppression is like pointillism in that it can only be understood by taking a wide enough view


Ch. 2: Why Do We Still Wait in Line to Vote? Part 1 - The Other Washington from @civicskunkworks - Air Date 5-18-17


Ch. 3: The pointillism of voter suppression (continued)


Ch. 4: Victoria Bassetti of the Brennan Center on the myth of widespread voter fraud - @DecodeDC - Air Date 10-20-16


Ch. 5: @AriBerman: Kris Kobach Is Helping Trump Lay Groundwork for Nationwide Voter Suppression Effort - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 07-05-17


Ch. 6: Voter ID Suppressed 200,000 Wisconsin Votes; Trump Won by 22,748 - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date: 05-11-17


Ch. 7: Carol Anderson on the Realities of Voter Suppression - The Brian Lehrer Show - Air Date 9-12-18


Ch. 8: Why Do We Still Wait in Line to Vote? Part 2 - The Other Washington from @civicskunkworks - Air Date 5-18-17


Ch. 9: Final comments


Know Your Voting Rights & Make a Plan (ACLU)

Let People Vote - State-by-State Rules & Options (ACLU)

Volunteer for a 2020 Voter Protection Team (FairFight)

Curated by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman 

MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions)


"December 10 March for Voting Rights" by Michael Fleshman |Changes: cropped | License 


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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