#1116 The evolution of policing (Injustice System)

Jun 30, 2017, 10:00 PM

Air Date: 06/30/2017 Today we take a look at some of the problems with modern policing and how we got to now 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 evolution of law enforcement - Ideas - Air Date 6-15-17 Ch. 3: Song 1: ​Hill Street Blues (Main Theme) - Knightsbridge Ch. 4: Act 2: Positive proposals for police reform - @theLFshow w: @GRITlaura Flanders - Air Date 3-2-17 Ch. 5: Song 2: ​Hide Your Tears - Daniel Licht Ch. 6: Act 3: Questioning the purpose of police legitimacy - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 4-14-17 Ch. 7: Song 3: ​The Maelstrom - Jim Guthrie Ch. 8: Act 4: The complications of the Castile case - Code Switch - Air Date 6-21-17 Ch. 9: Song 4: ​Under Pressure - Queen & David Bowie Ch. 10: Act 5: Police Violence Is NOT A Few Bad Apples, It's The ENTIRE Barrel - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 05-19-17 Ch. 11: Song 5: ​Get Up Stand Up - Bob Marley Ch. 12: Act 6: @PrisonCulture on a holistic view of the problem with policing - @Intercepted w @JeremyScahill - Air Date 5-31-17 Voicemails Ch. 13: Where the US got its wealth - Elaina from Winston-Salem, North Carolina Ch. 14: Democratic Leftist - Alan from Connecticut Ch. 15: Dealing with Russia and the debate within the Democratic party - Ryan from Phoenix Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 16: Final comments on the individual vs the societal as seen through a new wallet Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Recommended Reading: White People, the Philando Castile Acquittal Should Make You Mad as Hell (Zenobia Jeffries, Yes! Magazine) Philando Castile and the Terror of an Ordinary Day (Elise C. Boddie, New York Times) Rethinking Juneteenth in the Age of Black Lives Matter (Sarah Jaffe, Bill Moyers & Company) The interconnected injustice of Philando, Charleena and Nabra (Preston Mitchum, The Grio) We are losing the battle against police brutality in America (Shaun King, NY Daily News) Warning: Autoplay video of police brutality at the top of this article Curated by Communications Director, Amanda Hoffman 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!