(2016/02/26) Who gets a seat at the table (Culture)
February 27, 2016•74 min
Edition #994 Today we look at the narratives and stories that fill and influence our lives, whose stories get told and why and how that effects the way we see the world 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 00:00:37 Ch. 2: Act 1: Mansplaining: The Science - @Upworthy - Air Date: 03-10-15 Ch. 3: Song 1: Words Are Seeds - My Gay Banjo 00:02:35 Ch. 4: Act 2: The Racial Politics of Disney Animals - Popaganda from @BitchMedia - Air Date 8-28-15 Ch. 5: Song 2: I Wan'na Be Like You (The Monkey Song) - Louis Prima, Phil Harris & Bruce Reitherman 00:16:47 Ch. 6: Act 3: Broad Politics in the Obama Administration - @DecodeDC - Air Date 1-28-16 Ch. 7: Song 3: Seat at the Table - Crystal Lewis 00:22:53 Ch. 8: Act 4: #OscarsSoWhite: Black Filmmakers Call Out Hollywood Racism, Exclusion as Calls for Boycott Grow - @democracynow - Air Date: 01-25-16 Ch. 9: Song 4: Gatekeepers - Sharrie Williams 00:30:54 Ch. 10: Act 5: $pread, For and By Sex Workers - @onthemedia - Air Date: 5-1-15 Ch. 11: Song 5: Power of Words - iamuuri 00:40:10 Ch. 12: Act 6: Worst Oscar responses to #OscarsSoWhite - Backtalk from @BitchMedia - Air Date 2-18-16 Ch. 13: Song 6: Bedtime Stories - Chris Reed 00:57:01 Ch. 14: Act 7: #OscarsSoWhite; Watch #JusticeForFlint Instead via @UnitedBlackout — Best of the Left Activism Ch. 15: Song 7: Right to Complain - Trombone Shorty & Marc Broussard 01:00:18 Ch. 16: Act 8: An inclusion crisis in the entertainment industry - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 2-26-16 Voicemails 01:02:50 Ch. 17: The four economic classes and who's really suffering - Dave from Olympia, WA Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics 01:09:59 Ch. 19: Final comments with a message from Jordan from Salt Lake City on empathizing with those we disgree with Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Activism: #OscarsSoWhite; Watch #JusticeForFlint Instead via @UnitedBlackout Take Action: #JusticeForFlint from Blackout for Human Rights Additional Activism/Resources: "How to help people hurt by the poisoned water in Flint” via Mashable Sources/further reading: ”Meet April Reign, the Black Woman Behind #OscarsSoWhite" "The 17 Biggest Surprises Of This Year’s Oscar Nominations — #OscarsSoWhiteTheSequel” via Buzzfeed "These 10 Actors, Directors & Executives Can Reverse #OscarsSoWhite” at RevoltTV "Creed Is The Rocky Film 21st-Century America Needs” at The Establishment 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!