​#1162 The economics of immigration and demonization

Air Date: 2–2-2018

Today we take a look at the economics of immigration, both the good and the bad, both the domestic and international

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr

Ch. 2: Act 1: The economics of immigration and demonization - Economic Update w: @profwolff - Air Date 2-28-17

Ch. 3: Song 1:  Kawruwath Na - Amarasiri Peiris

Ch. 4: Act 2: The economic benefits of welcoming anyone, regardless of immigration status - The Other Washington from @civicskunkworks - Air Date 5-11-17

Ch. 5: Song 2:  Another Promise Kept - Art Of Escapism

Ch. 6: Act 3: How Democrats Used to Talk About Immigration - On The Media - Air Date 9-8-17

Ch. 7: Song 3:  Betty Dear - The Pine Barrens

Ch. 8: Act 4: Why we all need to be involved in immigration fight - @SundayCivics - Air Date 1-28-18

Ch. 9: Song 4:  Le gris, le bleu, d'une profonde humilité - Monplaisir

Ch. 10: Act 5: Juan Gonzalez on the hidden forces behind global immigration - @Intercepted w @JeremyScahill - Air Date 1-31-18

Ch. 11: Song 5:  Homegrown - The Pine Barrens

Ch. 12: Act 6: Demand Your MoCs Defend Dreamers and Pass a Clean #DreamActNow via Dreamer Pledge Project @IndivisibleTeam @UNITEDWEDREAM - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 13: Song 6:  Rotisserie Graveyard - Doctor Turtle

Ch. 14: Act 7: Back when America was great, it was awash in immigrants - Economic Update w: @profwolff - Air Date 1-18-18


Ch. 15: Ranked-choice voting could work against progressives - Jeff from Charlotte, NC

Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent

(Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions, Free Music Archive

Ch. 16: Final comments on ranked-choice voting

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Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent



Use DreamerPledge.org tools and scripts to demand your MoCs protect Dreamers

REMINDERS: DACA ends March 5th! Next Continuing Resolution deadline is Feb. 8th!


Do three-quarters of Americans support the DREAM Act? Nancy Pelosi says so (PolitiFact.com)

Senate Democrats cave, provide votes based on McConnell’s empty promise (Think Progress)

Compromise or cave-in? Democrats' deal to end shutdown sows division (The Guardian)

Dreamers are Americans Too (TIME)

“Dreamers” could give U.S. economy – and even American workers – a boost (Salon.com)

Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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