#1041 The other pro-choice movement (Death with Dignity)

Air Date: 09-06-2016

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Today we take a look at matters of life, death and the right to choose when to move from one to the other

Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: The Other Pro-Choice Movement - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 10-29-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: Machine - David Ari Leon

Ch. 4: Act 2: Death With Dignity Advocate Brittany Maynard Dies At 29 - @TheYoungTurks - Air Date: 11-04-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: Chicago - Plusplus

Ch. 6: Act 3: How to Die in Oregon - Taking Control - SundanceNOW Doc Club - Air Date 10-30-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: The Smallest Piece - Dan Romer & Benh Zeitlin

Ch. 8: Act 4: Assisted Suicide - Harriet Scott's Story - Last Right Series - The National - Air Date 11-4-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: The Artifact & Living - Michael Andrews

Ch. 10: Act 5: Caller: My Father Committed Suicide after 30 Years of Pain... - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 10-30-14

Ch. 11: Song 5: Dawn Departure, Jefferson County - Black Prairie

Ch. 12: Act 6: Doctor Assisted Suicide Is Now Legal In California - @TheYoungTurks - Air Date: 10-11-15

Ch. 13: Song 6: Take Five - Dave Brubeck

Ch. 14: Act 7: How to Die in Oregon - Goodbye Roger - SundanceNOW Doc Club - Air Date 10-30-14

Ch. 15: Song 7: End of the World - Dan Romer & Benh Zeitlin

Ch. 16: Act 8: Tell Your Legislators to Support Medical #AidinDying via @CompandChoices - Best of the Left Acitivsm

Ch. 17: Song 8: This Fickle World - Theo Bard

Ch. 18: Act 9: @BCoombsLee: The Brittany Effect: Transforming the Death with Dignity Movement - TEDxMarin - Air Date 10-5-15


Ch. 19: What kind of system do we want to see? - Rick from Scranton, PA

Ch. 20: What to do after the election - Andrew In Forth Worth, TX

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 21: Final comments on the last thank yous before Climate Ride and the origin or today’s topic

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


Urge your legislators to support medical aid in dying 

Find and become one of the volunteer advocates and educators near you

Download the Compassion and Choices Legislative Guidebook to share with your representative


Hear stories from those directly impacted

Understanding Medical Aid in Dying (Compassion and Choices)

End of Life Care Commonly Used Terms (Compassion and Choices)

Medical Aid in Dying is Not Assisted Suicide (Compassion and Choices)

Being Mortal: Dr. Atul Gawande on How U.S. Healthcare Fails to Handle the End of Life (Democracy Now!)

Brittany Maynard's Legacy: One Year Later (Compassion and Choices)

Written by Best of the Left Communications Director, Amanda Hoffman. 

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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