#1040 Home sweet home (Housing and Homelessness)

Air Date: 09-02-2016

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Today we take a look at a couple of solutions to homelessness as well as some of the forces at play that effect how and where people live across the country

Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Let's End Homeless Hate Laws - Brave New Films: Justice - Air Date: 12-8-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: Homeless (with Ladysmith Black Mambazo) - Paul Simon

Ch. 4: Act 2: Fiscally Conservative: Free Homes for Homeless SAVE MONEY for Utah - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date: 11-22-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: To Build a Home - The Cinematic Orchestra

Ch. 6: Act 3: Race, Ethnicity, and Urban Land Use Decision-Baltimore Ecosystem Study - @InfinEarthAcad - Air Date 6-2-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: Rows of Homes - The Western States Motel

Ch. 8: Act 4: .@TaliaBuford on EPA and Environmental Racism - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 2-5-16

Ch. 9: Song 4: Home - Phillip Phillips

Ch. 10: Act 5: Matthew Desmond (@just_shelter) - Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City - We the Podcast with Rep. @keithellison - Air Date 8-8-16

Ch. 11: Song 5: Back Home - Andy Grammer

Ch. 12: Act 6: Right to the City: From Policing to Planning: Putting People in Charge - @theLFshow w: @GRITlaura Flanders - Air Date 3-8-16

Ch. 13: Song 6: Home - Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

Ch. 14: Act 7: Tell Congress to #MakeRoom for Affordable Housing via @MakeRoomUSA - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 15: Song 7: This Fickle World - Theo Bard

Ch. 16: Act 8: Rep. @keithellison on ensuring safe, affordable housing for all  - We the Podcast - Air Date 8-8-16


Ch. 17: Look into the green party - Chris from Southern Illinois

Ch. 18: Let's move on to after the election - Emma from New York City

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 19: Final comments on how supporters of the show helped a family in need

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


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"Affordable housing advocates push for Baltimore charter amendment, future funding" (Baltimore Sun)

"The lack of affordable housing is causing a public health disaster in Oakland" (Fusion.net) 

"Public health problems in Oakland linked to housing crisis" (San Francisco Chronicle) 

"Dallas is pushing in the right direction on affordable housing" (Dallas Morning News)

"Rep. Ellison Introduces the Common Sense Housing Investment Act" (EllisonHouse.gov) 

"Sanders Announces Vermont Secures $3 Million for Affordable Housing, Praises First-Ever Funding of National Housing Trust Fund" (Sanders.senate.gov)

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Amanda Hoffman

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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