Air Date: 04-26-2016
Today we take a look at the disgustingly undemocratic efforts being waged to minimize the number of people who vote in our elections.
Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill
Ch. 3: Song 1: Makes No Sense - The rainmakers
Ch. 5: Song 2: N/A
Ch. 7: Song 3: Crucify - Tori Amos
Ch. 9: Song 4: Proud to Be an American - Side Street Ramblers
Ch. 11: Song 5: Vote - Jefferson Coker
Ch. 13: Song 6: We can’t stop - Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox
Ch. 15: Song 7: This Fickle World - Theo Bard
Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics
Ch. 23: Final comments rebutting a half-reasonable claim that we shouldn't worry about money in politics
Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone
Contact your legislators to demand modernized elections and urge them to vote for the Rights Amendment Act and the Voting Rights Advancement Act to restore the Voting Rights Act.
Sign the Brennan Center for Justice’s change.org petition “Tell Congress it’s time to Automatically Register Every American to Vote.”
Follow @BrennanCenter on Twitter for the latest updates on public policy and issues of democracy and justice.
The Brennan Center for Justice Election 2016 (via the Brennan Center)
Restore the Voting Rights Act (via the Brennan Center)
Wanted: 21st Century Elections (via the Brennan Center)
Modernize Voter Registrations (via the Brennan Center)
Why is it so hard to vote in America? And what can we do to fix it? (via the Brennan Center)
Voting Laws Roundup 2016 (via the Brennan Center)
Hear the Segment in Context:
Episode #1009: "Battle for the Ballot" (Voting Rights)
Written by Best of the Left Communications Director, Amanda Hoffman.
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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