(2015/08/04) No human being is illegal (Immigration)
August 4, 2015•74 min
Edition #943 Today we take a look at the dysfunctional state of the US immigration system and the political fight brewing over what to do about it Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: Coming Out As An Undocumented Immigrant - Latino Voices - AJ+ (@ajplus) - Air Date: 03-20-15 Ch. 3: Song 1: Liberate - Buguinha Dub Ch. 4: Act 2: Donald Trump WRONG About 'Immigrant Crime' - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 07-08-15 Ch. 5: Song 2: Untitled 10 - Sunslide Ch. 6: Act 3: Scott Walker Now Bashing Any and All Immigrants - @majorityfm - Air Date: 04-22-15 Ch. 7: Song 3: Oak - Ben McElroy Ch. 8: Act 4: La Raza Annual Conference Will Be Skipped By EVERY 2016 Republican Candidate - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 07-12-15 Ch. 9: Song 4: Mexico - Jimmy Pé Ch. 10: Act 5: 'OITNB' actress (@dianeguerrero__) speaks out about family's deportation - CNN - Air Date: 11-17-14 Ch. 11: Song 5: Let’s go down - Family of the Year Ch. 12: Act 6: Mass Graves of Immigrants Found in Texas, But State Says No Laws Were Broken - @democracynow - Air Date: 07-16-15 Ch. 13: Song 6: Suffering of the Innocents - Squire Tuck Ch. 14: Act 7: Did You Know Jesus Was Against Immigration? - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 07-16-15 Ch. 15: Song 7: Bible stories - Dublin Duck Dispensary Ch. 16: Act 8: Hold Border Patrol Responsible via @ACLU — Best of the Left Activism Ch. 17: Song 8: This Fickle World - Theo Bard Ch. 18: Act 9: Let Them All In? How Immigration Can Help the Economy - @LearnLiberty - Air Date: 01-13-15 Ch. 19: Song 9: All over the world - Boogie Belgique Ch. 20: Act 10: The Migrant Manifesto by Musa Okwonga (@Okwonga) - @migrants_rights Network - Air Date: 11-26-12 Voicemails Ch. 21: Happiness through polyamory - Katie Klabusich Ch. 22: Bernie getting the short end of the stick - Matt from Flagstaff Ch. 23: The importance of hearing from black voices - Sunny from St. Paul, MN Ch. 24: Happiness through music - Neil Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 25: Final comments on happiness and poverty Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Activism: Hold Border Patrol Responsible via @ACLU Take Action: SIGN: "Our Border Communities Are Not Constitution-Free Zones" via ACLU Sources/further reading: "Signs of Life For Immigration Reform” at U.S. News and World Report "Jeb Bush unveils border security, immigration reform plan” via WSB-TV "Documenting Ongoing Border Patrol Abuses” via Immigration Policy Center Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!