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(2015/09/11) The battle rages whether you pay attention or not (Reproductive Justice)

September 11, 201578 min
Edition #952 Today we take a look at the reproductive justice front of the war on women. From legislation to underhanded tricks to acts of terrorism, many are fighting to deny people their right to bodily autonomy   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: How Mad Men informed our current reproductive politics - Popaganda from @BitchMedia - Air Date: 4-23-15 Ch. 3: Song 1: A Beautiful Mine - RJD2 Ch. 4: Act 2: Looking behind the curtain of the false accusations against Planned Parenthood - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date: 8-7-15 Ch. 5: Song 2: The Shine - Jahzzar Ch. 6: Act 3: Woman Threatens To Kill Abortion Provider - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 08-02-15 Ch. 7: Song 3: River Song - So Brown Ch. 8: Act 4: The history of Margaret Sanger and Planned Parenthood - This week in blackness (@TWiBnation) - Air Date: 9-10-15 Ch. 9: Song 4: Better Then Way Too Post-Rock - Nic Bommarito Ch. 10: Act 5: Americans SUPPORT Funding Planned Parenthood - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 08-23-15 Ch. 11: Song 5: Rivers - Plusplus Ch. 12: Act 6: "A Sea Change": With 100 Women in Congress, Lawmakers Go on Offensive w/Landmark Pro-Choice Bill - @democracynow w/@RepBarbaraLee - Air Date: 07-09-15 Ch. 13: Song 6: Annie Watched the Windmill Burn - Kirk Pearson and BIT Ch. 14: Act 7: #4EACHOfUs to #EndHyde via @AllAboveAll @NLIRH — Best of the Left Activism Ch. 15: Song 7: This Fickle World - Theo Bard Ch. 16: Act 8: Terrorist Caught Attempting To Bomb Abortion Clinic - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 08-22-15 Voicemails Ch. 17: Questioning the utility of happiness as goals for policy - Ryan from Pheonix Ch. 18: Happiness, thankfulness and sex work - Anonymous Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 19: Final comments on the utility of happiness for public policy Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Activism: #4EACHOfUs to #EndHyde via @AllAboveAll @NLIRH Take Action: Add your name in support of #4EACHOfUs: "Write your member of Congress today!” via the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health Thank the #4EACHOfUs co-sponsors via All* Above All’s 100 Days For Coverage Campaign Sources/further reading: "Widespread Public Support Bolsters Bill to End Restrictions on Abortion Coverage” via Truthout "New Year, Same as the Old Year? 2015 Reproductive Rights Preview” 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!

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