(2016/11/15) Where we go from here (Progressives and Democrats)
Edition #1057 Today we look at how the Democratic party has been going wrong for decades in a way that partially explains their electoral loss in 2016 and then use this information as a guide to see where the progressive movement should go from here 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 economics of why Donald Trump won - Economic Update w: @profwolff - Air Date 11-10-16 Ch. 3: Song 1: Backwards Blues - Adia Victoria Ch. 4: Act 2: Thomas Frank on the Democrats disdain for the working class has led to their downfall - @thisishellradio - Air Date 11-12-16 Ch. 5: Song 2: One Thing Leads to Another - The Fixx Ch. 6: Act 3: Bill Ayers on the inadequacy of our politics to face our challenges - @TheRealNews - Air Date 11-13-16 Ch. 7: Song 3: Alright Alright (Here's My Fist Where's the Fight?) - Sahara Hotnights Ch. 8: Act 4: Trump's economic populism and where we Democrats need to go from here - @RalphNader Radio Hour - Air Date 11-12-16 Ch. 9: Song 4: Revolutions - Cody Long and the Red Beauty Ch. 10: Act 5: Who Should Lead The DNC Now? - @TheYoungTurks - Air Date 11-10-16 Ch. 11: Song 5: Go Do - Jónsi Ch. 12: Act 6: Greenwald on "Democrats, Trump, and the Ongoing, Dangerous Refusal to Learn the Lesson of Brexit" - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 11-10-16 Voicemails Ch. 13: What ways can you help? - Steven from the UK Ch. 14: How can we bridge the divide in progressive circles? - Anthony from Illinois Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 15: Final comments on healing the progressive movement and a new experiment for voicemails 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!