​#1106 If you can’t beat them, suppress them (Voting Rights)

Air Date: 5-23-2017

Today we look at the current state of voting rights and the full press efforts being made to expand voter suppression far and wide across the country

​Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Where we stand on voting rights right now - Start Making Sense from @TheNation - Air Date 4-12-17

Ch. 3: Song 1: What's Going On - Marvin Gaye


Ch. 4: Act 2: Voter ID Suppressed 200,000 Wisconsin Votes; Trump Won by 22,748 - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date: 05-11-17

Ch. 5: Song 2: Who Benefits? - Mustard Plug


Ch. 6: Act 3: The benefits of vote-by-mail - The Other Washington from @civicskunkworks - Air Date 5-18-17

Ch. 7: Song 3: Tusk - Errors


Ch. 8: Act 4: The origins of Trump's new voter fraud commission - Bradcast from @TheBradBlog - Air Date 5-12-17

Ch. 9: Song 4: I Told You So - Karmin


Ch. 10: Act 5: Call Out Voter Suppression with Let America Vote via @Let_AmericaVote - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 11: Song 5: Activism - Shihan


Ch. 12: Act 6: Donald Trump Orders "Election Integrity" Commission Headed by Architects of Voter Suppression - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 05-12-17


Voicemails

Ch. 13: When the threat is real, our perspective on freedom changes - Dave from Olympia, WA

Ch. 14: Don't forget that the far left is never given a voice - Zach from Atlanta, GA

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 15: Final comments on who is most effected by Voter ID laws

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


Activism:

TAKE ACTION

Get involved with Let America Vote to fight voter suppression 

EDUCATE YOURSELF 

The GOP’s Attack on Voting Rights Was the Most Under-Covered Story of 2016 (The Nation)

There’s a reason Trump keeps lying about voter fraud (Washington Post, Opinion)

‘The Stakes': Let America Vote Founder Jason Kander on Fighting Voter Suppression (MTV) 

There Are 868 Fewer Places to Vote in 2016 Because the Supreme Court Gutted the Voting Rights Act (The Nation) 

Written by BOTL Communications Director, Amanda Hoffman


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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