#888 The continuing march toward reform (Money in Politics)

Today we continue to look at the effect of money in politics and follow the campaigns you can support that are actively working to reform the system


Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Reclaim Democracy - The Nantucket Project (@Nantucketproj) - Air Date: 10-22-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: N/A

Ch. 4: Act 2: Caller: Are we Going to Restrict Left Wing Donations? - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 12-09-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: Like Humans Do (radio edit) - David Byrne

Ch. 6: Act 3: CORRUPTION: YES Voters on Spending Bill Got 2X Money of NO Voters - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 12-20-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: Follow The Money - The Redemption Of Zounds

Ch. 8: Act 4: What Can You Get When You Buy A Politician? - @ringoffireradio - Air Date: 12-28-14

Ch. 9: Song 4: Buy My Vote - Righteous Ruckus

Ch. 10: Act 5: America: The Best Government Money can Buy - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 12-11-14

Ch. 11: Song 5: Oligarchy - Punkgrass for the People

Ch. 12: Act 6: Two Weeks in January - @NHRebellion - Air Date: 4-17-14

Ch. 13: Song 6: El Condor Pasa (If I Could) - The Best of Simon & Garfunkel

Ch. 14: Act 7: Walk Across New Hampshire: @NHrebellion - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 15: Song 7: Right to Complain - Backatown (Bonus Track Version)

Ch. 16: Act 8: Illinois Passes Historic Measure To Fight Money In Politics - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 12-05-14


Ch. 18: The Disgusting Reaction Of The Police To Protests Against Them - Colin From Cleveland, OH

Ch. 19: Be An Ally, Not An Asshole - Nathan From Boca Raton, FL

Ch. 20: Strategies For Striking - Daniel From Albany, NY

Ch. 21: Thoughts On Teaching Religion In School - Colin From Cleveland, OH

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 22: Final comments on Granny D's arrest at the US Capital Building

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

Activism: Walk Across New Hampshire: @NHrebellion

Take Action:

Join with the NH Rebellion, January Walk

Follow NH Rebellion on Facebook and on Twitter

Amplify the NH Rebellion participants using the #NHR thread

Sources/further reading:

”In One Week, the 2nd #NHR Walk Begins” via Lawrence Lessig

"Aaron's Walk: The New Hampshire Rebellion” by ”Lawrence Lessig

"Losing Aaron [Swartz]” by ”Jangle Nanos at Boston Magazine

"Embrace the Irony: Lawrence Lessig wants to reform campaign finance. All he needs is fifty billionaires.” by Evan Osnos at The New Yorker

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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