#1133 Understanding Authoritarianism

Sep 15, 2017, 10:00 PM

Air Date: 09/15/2017 Today we look at the history and structures of authoritarianism and explore how they relate to at Trump campaign and administration Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Join the Best of the Left Social Network! Donate or become a Member to support the show!  Visit: https://www.patreon.com/BestOfTheLeft  Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: It can't happen here Part 1 - Ideas from the CBC - Air Date 1-17-17 Ch. 3: Song 1:  Another Promise Kept - Art Of Escapism Ch. 4: Act 2: Evan McMullin - Primary Concerns from @NewRepublic - Air Date 1-4-17 Ch. 5: Song 2:  Hundred Mile - K2 Ch. 6: Act 3: Opposing conservative policies and authoritarianism - Who. What. Why. - Air Date 2-11-17 Ch. 7: Song 3:  On Our Own Again - The Pine Barrens Ch. 8: Act 4: It can't happen here Part 2 - Ideas from the CBC - Air Date 1-17-17 Ch. 9: Song 4:  Zombie With A Heartbeat - Midnight Maps Ch. 10: Act 5: Historian Timothy Snyder on the prospect of tyranny in America - This is Hell - Air Date 4-29-17 Ch. 11: Song 5:  Homegrown - The Pine Barrens Ch. 12: Act 6: Why Arpaio's Pardon Could Trigger Constitutional Crisis - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 08-29-17 Ch. 13: Song 6:  The Summit - K2 Ch. 14: Act 7: Full Frontal Is Scared: Masha Gessen Edition - Full Frontal with Samantha Bee - Air Date 1-18-17 Voicemails Ch. 15: Weighing the balance of harms regarding free speech - Anthony from Illinois Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 16: Final comments clarifying and then muddling the issue of free speech, hate speech and the argument for reducing harm Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone (Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions)  Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Support the show via Patreon 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!