Air Date: 03-15-2016
Today we look at a variety of problems plaguing our elections from gerrymandering to restrictive laws intended to make it difficult for people to vote to our aging and deeply problematic electronic voting machines
Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill
00:00:30 Ch. 2: Act 1: Why America needs nonpartisan elections - Open Primaries - Air Date: 10-20-15
Ch. 3: Song 1: We the People (feat. Chief Xcel) - Lateef the Truthspeaker
00:03:13 Ch. 4: Act 2: .@MicheleJawando on the Voting Rights Act at 50 - @TalkPoverty Radio - Air Date: 8-6-15
Ch. 5: Song 2: Going Home - Niklas Aman
00:11:46 Ch. 6: Act 3: Gerrymandering by race in South Carolina - @DecodeDC - Air Date 2-25-16
Ch. 7: Song 3: We the people - Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers
Ch. 9: Song 4: Vote - Jefferson Coker
Ch. 11: Song 5: The System - Abscondo
00:40:21 Ch. 12: Act 6: Nationwide Mobilization to Protect the Vote via @DemAwakening - Best of the Left Activism
Ch. 13: Song 6: This Fickle World - Theo Bard
00:43:40 Ch. 14: Act 7: Voting - @LastWeekTonight w/ @iamjohnoliver - Air Date: 02-15-16
01:00:45 Ch. 16: A perspective on post-scarcity economics - Megan from North Carolina
01:03:16 Ch. 17: What needs to happen in civil conversation - Anthony from Illinois
01:05:12 Ch. 18: Apple's business model - Ronald from Baltimore
Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics
01:06:07 Ch. 19: Final comments on the confluence of digital privacy and Apple's business model
Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone
Visit democracyawakening.org to sign up as a volunteer to help organize this event or to participate in April.
Engage with the movement to restore the Voting Rights Act via #RestoretheVRA on social media.
"North Carolina Exemplifies National Battles Over Voting Laws" (via The New York Times)
"Six Pieces of a Real Democracy Movement We've Never Had Before" (via HuffPost Politics)
Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman.
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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