(2016/04/19) No place like home (History of Gentrification)
April 19, 2016•78 min
Edition #1007 Today we take a look at how racism and economics combine to form a self-reinforcing legacy of unfair housing policies and practices that benefit the wealthy and disadvantage the poor 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: The Legacy of Lynching - On The Media - Air Date: 2-13-15 Ch. 3: Song 1: Re-Write History - George Dobbs Ch. 4: Act 2: Building the lines that divide Chicago under Mayor Richard J. Daley - Backstory - Air Date 3-25-16 Ch. 5: Song 2: Chicago - Sufjan Stevens Ch. 6: Act 3: Sarah Schulman on the mechanics of gentrification - @theLFshow w @GRITlaura Flanders - Air Date 3-22-16 Ch. 7: Song 3: Gentrification - Oddisee Ch. 8: Act 4: The integration of Oak Park, Chicago - Backstory - Air Date 3-25-16 Ch. 9: Song 4: Rockin' the Suburbs - Ben Folds Ch. 10: Act 5: The Great Corporate Buy-Up: Because of Corporations, Our Cities Are Not Our Own - @theLFshow w @GRITlaura Flanders - Air Date 3-8-16 Ch. 11: Song 5: City on a Hill - The Minor Leagues Ch. 12: Act 6: SCOTUS Upholds the Real Meaning of the Fair Housing Act - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date: 06-26-15 Ch. 13: Song 6: (Ain't That) Good News - Sam Cooke Ch. 14: Act 7: Urge Your Legislators to Increase Federal Resources for Affordable Housing via @SenatorCantwell and A.C.T.I.O.N (A Call to Invest in Our Neighborhoods) #LIHTC - Best of the Left Activism Ch. 15: Song 7: This fickle world - Theo Bard Ch. 16: Act 8: Why does gentrification happen? - Economic Update w: @profwolff - Air Date 11-13-15 Voicemails Ch. 17: Theory of change and why to support Clinton in the general election - Craig Ch. 18: Go with issues not people or parties - Nomordo from San Jose Ch. 19: Elections, privilege and the Trolly Car Dilemma - Alex from Illinois Ch. 20: I can't afford to vote with a binary mindset - Marti from Madison, WI Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 21: Final comments on voting with a theory of change, Podcast Awards nominations and technical changes coming to the podcast feed Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone 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!