#908 Unfair housing, unfair society (Racism)

Today we take a look at the history of housing discrimination in the US and the connection of those policies to the systemic racism and social unrest in places like Ferguson, MO

Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: LBJ signs Fair Housing Act 1968

Ch. 3: Song 1: Going Home - The Talks

Ch. 4: Act 2: Fight for fair housing goes to Supreme Court - Melissa Harris-Perry (@MHPshow) - Air Date 1-25-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: Discrimination - Meet Me In the Park

Ch. 6: Act 3: Nikole-Hannah Jones (@nhannahjones) & Jennifer Taub (@jentaub) on the Housing Crisis- What's Changed? - @grittv - Air Date: 9-3-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: Zebra - Teen Dream

Ch. 8: Act 4: A short history of racist housing policy - Economic Update with @profwolff - Air Date: 3-15-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: Modern Day Slavery - Exploring All Avenues

Ch. 10: Act 5: The economics of systemic racism - Disorderly Conduct (@Dis_Con) - Air Date: 1-18-15

Ch. 11: Song 5: Something Good Can Work - Tourist History

Ch. 12: Act 6: Ferguson USA - @MumiaAbuJamal - Air Date: 3-9-15

Ch. 13: Song 6: "Middle America" - Chris Priest

Ch. 14: Act 7: The return of debtors prisons in Ferguson - @TWiBnation - Air Date: 2-10-15

Ch. 15: Song 7: Powerless - The Big Picture

Ch. 16: Act 8: #KeepHousingFair via @natfairhouse - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 17: Song 8: Activism - The Poet

Ch. 18: Act 9: Racist Ferguson Police Department Financially Motivated Against Blacks - @The Young Turks - Air Date: 03-07-15


Ch. 20: Racism and employment - Ruben from San Jose

Ch. 21: The corrective mechanism in libertarianism - Patrick from Dallas

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 22: Final comments on libertarians as snowflakes and my recent bonus episode about being a character in a dystopian future

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

Activism: #KeepHousingFair via @natfairhouse

Take Action:

Follow #KeepHousingFair through The National Fair Housing Alliance on Facebook and Twitter

Additional Activism/Resources:

CHICAGO VOTERS: the mayoral runoff election is APRIL 7. Rahm has continued harmful Daley policies, so Find Your Polling Place

READ: "Living Apart: How the Government Betrayed a Landmark Civil Rights Law” — a $1.99 Kindle Single by Nikole Hannah-Jones

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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