​ #1073 A First Draft of President Obama’s Legacy

Air Date: 1-20-2017

Today we take a look at several aspects of Obama’s presidency, what marks he left behind and what he passes on to his successor.

​Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: The Human Rights Campaign creates highlight reel of Obama on LGBT issues - @GAY_USAtv - Air Date 1-11-17

Ch. 3: Song 1: Halo - Beyoncé


Ch. 4: Act 2: Obama's legacy on immigration as the Deporter-in-Chief - Code Switch - Air Date 1-11-17

Ch. 5: Song 2: Represent - Weezer


Ch. 6: Act 3: Obama Takes Blame For Democrats Losing - @theyoungturks - Air Date 01-10-17

Ch. 7: Song 3: Failure - Kings of Convenience


Ch. 8: Act 4: Jameel Jaffer on Obama's National Security Legacy & What Lies Ahead with Trump - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 12-28-16

Ch. 9: Song 4: Breaking the Law - Emeli Sandé


Ch. 10: Act 5: Most Americans Realize Things Are Pretty Good Under Obama - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date: 12-24-16

Ch. 11: Song 5: Don't Let Me Down - Stereophinics


Ch. 12: Act 6: Obama's Economic Legacy: Recovery for the Architects of Financial Crisis - @TheRealNews - Air Date 1-8-17

Ch. 13: Song 6: Nobody's Fault But Mine - Led Zeppelin


Ch. 14: Act 7: In Response to Ta-Nehesi Coates' 'My President Was Black' : Obama's Failure During the Housing Crisis - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date 01-03-17

Ch. 15: Song 7: If I Ever Lose My Faith in You - Sting


Ch. 16: Act 8: If Obama wasn't good enough for these people then no one is - Code Switch - Air Date 1-4-17


Ch. 17: Final comments about finding common cause across all of the intersectional identities across the working class

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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