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(2016/09/02) Home sweet home (Housing and Homelessness)

September 2, 201677 min
Edition #1040 Today we take a look at a couple of solutions to homelessness as well as some of the forces at play that effect how and where people live across the country 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: Let's End Homeless Hate Laws - Brave New Films: Justice - Air Date: 12-8-14 Ch. 3: Song 1: Homeless (with Ladysmith Black Mambazo) - Paul Simon Ch. 4: Act 2: Fiscally Conservative: Free Homes for Homeless SAVE MONEY for Utah - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date: 11-22-15 Ch. 5: Song 2: To Build a Home - The Cinematic Orchestra Ch. 6: Act 3: Race, Ethnicity, and Urban Land Use Decision-Baltimore Ecosystem Study - @InfinEarthRadio - Air Date 6-2-16 Ch. 7: Song 3: Rows of Homes - The Western States Motel Ch. 8: Act 4: .@TaliaBuford on EPA and Environmental Racism - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 2-5-16 Ch. 9: Song 4: Home - Phillip Phillips Ch. 10: Act 5: Matthew Desmond (@just_shelter) - Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City - We the Podcast with Rep. @keithellison - Air Date 8-8-16 Ch. 11: Song 5: Back Home - Andy Grammer Ch. 12: Act 6: Right to the City: From Policing to Planning: Putting People in Charge - @theLFshow w: @GRITlaura Flanders - Air Date 3-8-16 Ch. 13: Song 6: Home - Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros Ch. 14: Act 7: Tell Congress to #MakeRoom for Affordable Housing via @MakeRoom - Best of the Left Activism Ch. 15: Song 7: This Fickle World - Theo Bard Ch. 16: Act 8: Rep. @keithellison on ensuring safe, affordable housing for all  - We the Podcast - Air Date 8-8-16 Voicemails Ch. 17: Look into the green party - Chris from Southern Illinois Ch. 18: Let's move on to after the election - Emma from New York City Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 19: Final comments on how supporters of the show helped a family in need Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone TAKE ACTION Sign up and send your message to Congress via the Make Room campaign Download the Make Room Take Action Toolkit Encourage your organization to sign the Make Room sign-on letter  EDUCATE YOURSELF "Affordable housing advocates push for Baltimore charter amendment, future funding" (Baltimore Sun) "The lack of affordable housing is causing a public health disaster in Oakland" (  "Public health problems in Oakland linked to housing crisis" (San Francisco Chronicle)  "Dallas is pushing in the right direction on affordable housing" (Dallas Morning News) "Rep. Ellison Introduces the Common Sense Housing Investment Act" (  "Sanders Announces Vermont Secures $3 Million for Affordable Housing, Praises First-Ever Funding of National Housing Trust Fund" ( Written by BOTL social media/activism director Amanda Hoffman Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Like at Contact me directly at Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!

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