#923 Resisting a secret corporate takeover (Trans-Pacific Partnership)

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Today we look at the squabbling going on between Obama and every non-corporatist sellout in the country as represented by Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders

Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: This is Obama Pretending to Talk About the Merits of a Horrible Trade Deal - @majorityfm - Air Date: 04-24-15

Ch. 3: Song 1: What Is Your Secret - Nada Surf

Ch. 4: Act 2: More Proof Obama's TPP Deal Favors The Rich - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 5-10-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: If I Was President - Single - Wyclef Jean

Ch. 6: Act 3: TPP secrecy is wrong for a democracy - @dccommonsense - AIr Date: 3-29-15

Ch. 7: Song 3: Secret - The Pierces

Ch. 8: Act 4: Obama is too proud to beg for the TPP - Le Show (@theharryshearer) - Air Date: 5-17-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: N/A

Ch. 10: Act 5: Who's Writing the TPP? - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 5-12-15

Ch. 11: Song 5: The Chance I Deserve - Club 8

Ch. 12: Act 6: Revolt over TPP- Senate Dems Rebuke Obama by Blocking Debate on Secretive Trade Deal - @democracynow - Air Date: 5-13-15

Ch. 13: Song 6: The Warpath - Conner Youngblood

Ch. 14: Act 7: Reject #Medicare cuts and reject #TPP Fast Track via @DFAaction — Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 15: Song 7: "This fickle world" - Theo Bard

Ch. 16: Act 8: Obama Is Blatantly Lying About the Trans-Pacific Partnership - @RedactedTonight w/ @LeeCamp - Air Date: 5-5-15


Ch. 18: Thanks for Bruce Jenner episode - Chris from Colorado Springs

Ch. 19: Considering starting a coop - Scott from Brooklyn

Ch. 20: A Woman Like Me - Adreana Langston

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 21: Final comments in the need for gender subcategories

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

Activism: Update: Trans Pacific Partnership!

New Action: Reject #Medicare cuts and reject #TPP Fast Track via @DFAaction

SIGN: "U.S. Senate: Reject Medicare cuts and reject Fast Track” from Democracy For America

h/t Daily Kos: "ALERT: DFA Warning New TPP Provision Would Cut Medicare $700 Million to Help Pay for Trade Aid”

Use ContactingTheCongress.org to tell your senators not to support this new provision or the TPP.

Sources/additional info:

"Who’s down with TPP?: Big business wins and democracy loses as both parties lie about free trade” by Bill Curry at Salon

"The TPP Could Have Disastrous Results For The Climate, Environmental Groups Warn” by Samantha Page at ThinkProgress Climate

"A Trade Deal Read In Secret By Only A Few (Or Maybe None)” by Alisa Change at NPR Politics

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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