(2016/11/15) Where we go from here (Progressives and Democrats)

Edition #1058

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

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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

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