#1188 Impoverished, imprisoned and invisible (Disability Justice) ​

Air Date: 6–5-2018
Today we take a look at some of the adversity facing disabled people from labor rights to health care accessibility to incarceration

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Ch. 1: Bottom Dollars Trailer - Rooted in Rights (@rootedinrights)


Ch. 2: Bottom Dollars: A documentary about the sub-minimum wage for disabled workers - Talk Poverty Radio (@offkiltershow) - Air Date 10-14-16


Ch. 3: Why Are People With Disabilities Still Invisible in the Workplace? - Big Think - Air Date 7-31-15


Ch. 4: The intersection of incarceration and disability - Popaganda from @BitchMedia - Air Date 9-16-16


Ch. 5: Beyond Disability Rights; Disability Justice Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha - @theLFshow w @GRITlaura Flanders - Air Date 6-30-15


Ch. 6:  Tell Congress to Support the Disability Integration Act #DIAToday via @NationalADAPT - Best of the Left Activism


Ch. 7: Civil disobedience by people with disabilities #ADAPTandRESIST - @offkiltershow - Air Date 6-30-17



Ch. 8: Disappointed that Russia episode didn't debunk Russiagate - Christopher from Greensburg, PA


Ch. 9: Final comments on how to argue effectively



Call Congress: Tell Congress to Support the DIA!

Learn More About the Disability Integration Act

Get involved with ADAPT & follow @NationalADAPT   

Help Sway Congress: Call for Stories: Snapshots of Our Lives

Spread the word on social media with #DIAToday


ADAPT activists put their bodies on the line to gain support for Disability Integration Act (ThinkProgress)

Disability Activists Fight for the Right to Live in Their Communities (Rewire News)

VIDEO: Disability Rights Activist Changes Senator's Mind (Now This)

Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman 


MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):

  • Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr 
  • Cloud Line - K4
  • UpUpUp and Over - The Balloonist
  • Blue Jay - Feathers
  • Heather - Migration
  • This Fickle World - Theo Bard
  • Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
  • Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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