(2017/02/03) Witnessing an Emerging Autocracy (Trump’s America)
Edition #1077 Today we look briefly at Trump’s cabinet, his communication style, his inaugural speech and the foreboding nature of it all 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: Trump's Dark Money Cabinet Is Going To Deconstruct The American Dream! - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 11-28-16 Ch. 3: Song 1: Free Education (feat. Treez & Young DJ) - Jawaan Larue Ch. 4: Act 2: Trump's Cabinet Poised To Loot The Country - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 12-28-16 Ch. 5: Song 2: Crook - Niel Nasset Ch. 6: Act 3: Masha Gessen on the rules for surviving autocracy - Trumpcast from @Slate - Air Date 11-14-16 Ch. 7: Song 3: All You Fascists - Billy Bragg & Wilco Ch. 8: Act 4: A Taxonomy of Trump Tweets - On the Media - Air Date 1-13-17 Ch. 9: Song 4: Misinformation - Silvanus Ch. 10: Act 5: We Need To Talk About That Donald Trump Press Conference - Jay Smooth (@jsmooth995) - Air Date 1-12-17 Ch. 11: Song 5: Tobacco Road - Common Market Ch. 12: Act 6: Examining Trump's inauguration speech - The Bugle (@hellobuglers) - Air Date 1-20-17 Ch. 13: Song 6: Supervillain - Schaffer The Darklord Ch. 14: Act 7: The mood of the inauguration - @EdgeofSports w Dave Zirin - Air Date 1-25-17 Ch. 15: Song 7: Fake - Dhiego Ferraz Ch. 16: Act 8: Trump's team exhibits classic abuser behavior - Bradcast from @TheBradBlog - Air Date 1-23-17 Voicemails Ch. 17: Followup after receiving some advice - Matt from Pittsburg, PA Ch. 18: How Trump is tearing people apart - Evan from Texas Ch. 19: Thoughts on the cis-centeredness of the women's march - Megan from Seattle Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 20: Final comments on Mr. Money Mustache and, unrelatedly, the divide within feminism 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!