#1142 Long past time to boycott the NFL

Oct 27, 2017, 10:00 PM

Air Date: 10/27/2017 Today we look at some of the recent and no-so-recent political problems plaguing the NFL including the protests against police abuse, institutional racism, sexism, homophobia and their coverup of the traumatic brain injuries suffered by countless players. And we discuss why it all matters 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: Take the Knee Athletes Unite in Historic Protest Against Racism & Police Brutality, Defying Trump - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 09-25-17 Ch. 3: Song 1:  The Summit - K2 Ch. 4: Act 2: Shaun King explaining Kaepernick's intention from the beginning - @Intercepted w @JeremyScahill - Air Date 9-13-17 Ch. 5: Song 2:  Open Flames - Aeronaut Ch. 6: Act 3: How The Pentagon Paid For NFL's Patriotism - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 09-26-17 Ch. 7: Song 3:  Rotisserie Graveyard - Doctor Turtle Ch. 8: Act 4: These protests are just the tip of the iceberg - #PoliticallyReactive with @wkamaubell and @harikondabolu - Air Date 9-28-17 Ch. 9: Song 4:  The Envelope - Aeronaut Ch. 10: Act 5: Is It Time to Stop Watching Football? - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date 10-09-17 Ch. 11: Song 5:  Moon Bicycle Theme - American Moon Bicycle Ch. 12: Act 6: Civil Rights revisionism as a weapon against current justice movements - Intercepted - Air Date 10-4-2016 Ch. 13: Song 6: Forgotten Land (ft. Gurdonark, Joanne Gabriel) - Doxent Zsigmond Ch. 14: Act 7: Lawsuit Time Kaepernick Going To War With NFL Owners - @theyoungturks - Air Date 10-17-17 Ch. 15: Song 7:  Floating Whist - Aeronaut Ch. 16: Act 8: The NFL protests are not a spectator sport - @EdgeofSports w Dave Zirin - Air Date 10-17-17 Ch. 17: Song 8:  daedalus - Kai Engel Ch. 18: Act 9: When Is the Right Time for Black People to Protest? - The Daily Show - Air Date 9-25-17 Voicemails Ch. 19: A liberal pro-gun perspective - Ani from Alabama Ch. 20: Better to not speak of "the other side" - Keith from New Hampshire Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 21: Final comments on why you should understand sports and guns Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone (Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions, CC Mixter and Free Music Archive)  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!