(2016/05/31) The Lay of the Land (Election)
May 31, 2016•79 min
Edition #1017 Today we take a look at the sorry state of the 2016 election with two of the most hated people in politics leading the way 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: Amy Goodman: How the Media Ruins Elections - AJ+ (@AJPlus) - Air Date 4-26-16 Ch. 3: Song 1: Static - Jukebox the Ghost Ch. 4: Act 2: How Clintonism has hurt the Democratic party since the 90's - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 5-27-16 Ch. 5: Song 2: You're a Disaster - Dragonette Ch. 6: Act 3: MSNBC Becomes Laughing Stock After ADMITTING They Plan To Suppress Voting Against Bernie! - @RedactedTonight w/ @LeeCamp - Air Date: 5-27-16 Ch. 7: Song 3: Good people - Jack Johnson Ch. 8: Act 4: Liza Featherstone (@lfeatherz): Why This Socialist Feminist Is Not Voting for Hillary - Start Making Sense from @TheNation - Air Date 1-13-16 Ch. 9: Song 4: Changes - Langhorne Slim & The Law Ch. 10: Act 5: Noam Chomsky: Trump is a 'Devastating Prospect'—Cast Your Vote for the Democrat - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date: 05-26-16 Ch. 11: Song 5: Do the Math - The Nadas Ch. 12: Act 6: Not willing to consign the marginalized to a life under Trump - This Week in Blackness (@TWiBPrime) - Air Date 5-17-16 Ch. 13: Song 6: Protect & Serve - Stiff Little Fingers Ch. 14: Act 7: Bruce Shapiro on what Hillary Clinton needs to do differently - Start Making Sense from @TheNation - Air Date 5-18-16 Ch. 15: Song 7: Where Do I Begin? - The Chemical Brothers Ch. 16: Act 8: Hillary Clinton Now Losing To Donald Trump - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 05-24-16 Voicemails Ch. 17: Reducing advertisements, reducing spending - Rick from Scranton, PA Ch. 18: Establishment Democrats acting despicably - Colin from Cleveland, OH Ch. 19: Does our focus on identity politics perpetuate our economic imperialism? - Anthony from Illinois Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 20: Final comments on the interconnection of 'identity politics' and neoliberalism 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!