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Jane Mayer explains how we need to fight the Koch brothers by understanding that their policy ideas go far beyond greed and need to be taken seriously
Jane Mayer on the Koch brothers’ takeover of Republican Party politics
Democracy in Chains details the anti-democratic origins and trajectory of free market fundamentalist, Koch Brothers-aligned economists who have come to profoundly shape and warp American politics to fit their dystopian vision.
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The Supreme Court denies a stay in a dark money decision, effectively forcing campaigns to disclose the identity of all contributors who donate more than $200 in a year
Michelle Ye Hee Lee, a national reporter for the Washington Post, describes to Bob the multiple pathways for high-rolling donors going forward, and the obstacles that may delay or weaken court-ordered disclosure policies.
Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig gives a lesson on what it really means to call for an Article V Convention and why it’s the logical path to address money’s corrupting influence in politics.
Ch. 10: What we call socialism - Francisco from Northampton, MA
Ch. 11: Death with Dignity needs to be a national law - Stacy from San Francisco Bay Area
Ch. 12: Final comments asking about the pro-choice litmus test
THE MIDTERMS MINUTE
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All Battleground Info/Resources: THE MIDTERMS MINUTE H.Q.
TOSS UP BATTLEGROUND HOUSE SEATS (part 1)
IA-03: Cindy Axne
KS-02: Paul Davis
KY-06: Amy McGrath
ME-02: Jared Golden
MI-08: Elissa Slotkin
NM-02: Xochitl Torres Small
Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Donder - Darby (Blue Dot Sessions)
- A Palace of Cedar - The Pine Barrens (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Eventual Victory - Codebreaker (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Open Flames - Aeronaut (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Insatiable Toad - Origami (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Andelo - Pacha Faro (Blue Dot Sessions)
- 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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