(2016/03/18) Playing with the Fire of Fascism (Trump and his Supporters)
March 18, 2016•79 min
Today we again ring the fascism warning bell as we look at the continuing saga of the Donald Trump presidential campaign. And remember: “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."
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Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill
00:00:30 Ch. 2: Act 1: Republicans On Board With Trump Target And Kill Families Of Terrorists - @theyoungturks - Air Date 12-17-15
Ch. 3: Song 1: Family Values - Johnossi
00:06:43 Ch. 4: Act 2: The Ugly Place That Donald Trump Is Leading Us - Moment of Clarity w/ @LeeCamp - Air Date: 01-20-16
Ch. 5: Song 2: Rome Wasn't Built In a Day - Morcheeba
00:09:07 Ch. 6: Act 3: .@timjacobwise on How Donald Trump Legitimizes Racist Ideas - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date 01-07-16
Ch. 7: Song 3: When Anger Shows - Editors
00:14:20 Ch. 8: Act 4: Donald Trump, the New George Wallace? Head of Segregationist's 1968 Bid on GOP Front-Runner's Racism - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 01-15-16
Ch. 9: Song 4: People, Turn Around - Delta Spirit
00:22:25 Ch. 10: Act 5: Thirty Black People Booted From Trump Rally - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 03-02-16
Ch. 11: Song 5: If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next - Manic Street Preachers
00:29:29 Ch. 12: Act 6: How and why fascism comes to power - Economic Update w: @profwolff - Air Date 3-6-16
Ch. 13: Song 6: All You Fascists - Billy Bragg & Wilco
00:36:16 Ch. 14: Act 7: Trump's Response to Violence at His Rallies - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date: 03-12-16
Ch. 15: Song 7: What happens tomorrow - Duran Duran
00:44:34 Ch. 16: Act 8: Cops Swarm Black Man For Getting Punched At Trump Rally - @theyoungturks - Air Date 03-11-16
Ch. 17: Song 8: Out of Control - U2
00:51:51 Ch. 18: Act 9: The Call for a Voting Renaissance and Mass Non-violent Mobilization to Stand Up to Trump via @MoveOn - Best of the Left Activism
Ch. 19: Song 9: This Fickle World - Theo Bard
00:55:16 Ch. 20: Act 10: Sasha Abramsky on what Trump supporters really think - Start Making Sense from @TheNation - Air Date 3-2-16
01:04:46 Ch. 21: Understanding the new movement for socialism - Patrick from Dallas
01:09:33 Ch. 22: "Impartiality" stems from privilege - Ruben from San Jose
Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics
01:13:21 Ch. 23: Final comments on what it was like to prep for today's episode, plus calling for input for episode #1000
Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone
Read, sign and share MoveOn.org's open letter.
Follow @MoveOn on Twitter for the latest updates on the campaign and other actions to stand up to Trump's dangerous rhetoric.
Use the hashtags #LoveTrumpsHate and #STOPTRUMP on social media.
Donate to the MoveOn.org "Stand Up to Trump" campaign to support their efforts.
Democrats Sound Alarm Against Trump (via Politico)
Liberal Groups to Launch Campaign to Defeat Donald Trump (via USA Today)
Hear the segment in context:
Episode #999 http://www.bestoftheleft.com/_999_fascism
Written by BOTL social media/activism director Amanda Hoffman
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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