​#1077 Witnessing an Emerging Autocracy (Trump’s America)

Air Date: 2-3-2017

Today we look briefly at Trump’s cabinet, his communication style, his inaugural speech and the foreboding nature of it all.

​Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Trump's Dark Money Cabinet Is Going To Deconstruct The American Dream! - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 11-28-16

Ch. 3: Song 1: Free Education (feat. Treez & Young DJ) - Jawaan Larue

Ch. 4: Act 2: Trump's Cabinet Poised To Loot The Country - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 12-28-16

Ch. 5: Song 2: ​Crook - Niel Nasset

Ch. 6: Act 3: Masha Gessen on the rules for surviving autocracy - Trumpcast from @Slate - Air Date 11-14-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: All You Fascists - Billy Bragg & Wilco

Ch. 8: Act 4: A Taxonomy of Trump Tweets - On the Media - Air Date 1-13-17

Ch. 9: Song 4: Misinformation - Silvanus

Ch. 10: Act 5: We Need To Talk About That Donald Trump Press Conference - Jay Smooth (@jsmooth995) - Air Date 1-12-17

Ch. 11: Song 5: Tobacco Road - Common Market

Ch. 12: Act 6: Examining Trump's inauguration speech - The Bugle (@hellobuglers) - Air Date 1-20-17

Ch. 13: Song 6: Supervillain - Schaffer The Darklord

Ch. 14: Act 7: The mood of the inauguration - @EdgeofSports w Dave Zirin - Air Date 1-25-17

Ch. 15: Song 7: Fake - Dhiego Ferraz

Ch. 16: Act 8: Trump's team exhibits classic abuser behavior - Bradcast from @TheBradBlog - Air Date 1-23-17


Ch. 17: Followup after receiving some advice - Matt from Pittsburg, PA

Ch. 18: How Trump is tearing people apart - Evan from Texas

Ch. 19: Thoughts on the cis-centeredness of the women's march - Megan from Seattle

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 20: Final comments on Mr. Money Mustache and, unrelatedly, the divide within feminism

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

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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Showing 3 reactions

  • Scott Smith
    commented 2017-02-13 10:42:04 -0500
  • Scott Smith
    commented 2017-02-13 10:42:02 -0500
  • Peter Whitmore
    commented 2017-02-03 20:43:06 -0500
    In light of the UC Berkeley riots (not to mention the riots on inauguration day), I’m finding the anti-Trump crowd to be way more scary and threatening than anything Trump himself or his supporters could ever be. I would be way more afraid to wear a MAGA hat in public than anything expressing any anti-Trump sentiments. It’s not Trump or his supporters that are intimidating us with violence, it’s his detractors.

    It was true about the fascists of the future calling themselves anti-fascists.
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