#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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SHOW NOTES

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

 

VOICEMAILS

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

 

Ch. 9: Final comments on how to argue effectively

 

TAKE ACTION:

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

FOR READING/SHARING:

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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