Air Date: 1–26-2018
Today we take a look at some of the nuances of the #MeToo movement and the predictable backlash to it as well as the backlash to Trump in the form of the one-year anniversary Women's March
Ch. 1: Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
Ch. 2: Act 1: Explaining the Aziz Ansari story - Backtalk from Bitch Media - Air Date 1-25-18
Ch. 3: Song 1: The Envelope - Aeronaut
Ch. 4: Act 2: #MeToo Backlash - @FullFrontalSamB - Air Date: 01-18-18
Ch. 5: Song 2: Lahaina - Cloud Harbor
Ch. 6: Act 3: Feminist Lessons From the Third Wave - On the Media - Air Date 1-19-18
Ch. 7: Song 3: Gullwing Sailor - Migration
Ch. 8: Act 4: Understanding the prevalence of harassment in the workplace - @offkiltershow - Air Date 11-17-17
Ch. 9: Song 4: Discovery Harbor - Cloud Harbor
Ch. 10: Act 5: “The Year of Our Awakening” Global Protests Mark Anniversary of Women’s March & Trump Inauguration - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 01-22-18
Ch. 11: Song 5: Paper Feather - Migration
Ch. 12: Act 6: Raise Women’s Voices By Fighting Voter Suppression via @Let_AmericaVote - Best of the Left Activism
Ch. 13: Song 6: Cicle Veroni - Cicle Kadde
Ch. 14: Act 7: Kimberlé Crenshaw speech at the Women's March - Sojourner Truth Radio - Air Date 1-23-18
Ch. 15: NYC March #1 - Alan from Connecticut
Ch. 16: March #2 - Alan from Connecticut
Ch. 17: Good news on the gerrymandering front in Pennsylvania - Erin from Philadelphia
Ch. 18: Pessimistic about defeating gerrymandering - Annie from Alabama
Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
Ch. 19: Final comments on being optimistic and the wrongheadedness of seeing people as complex and 3-dimensional
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Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
(Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions)
Hold officials accountable for their voting rights record with Let America Vote
The Surprising Ways Voter Suppression Particularly Hurts Women (Alternet)
Women's March 2018 Isn't About Trump —It's About Upending The Entire Political System (Newsweek)
Voter Suppression Targets Women, Youth and Communities of Color (Issue Advisory, Part One) (NOW.org)
In NC, Voter Suppression Hits Women & People of Color Hardest. (Southern Coalition for Social Justice; 2014)
Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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