Air Date: 8–16-2019
Today we take a look at just a few of the ways that it is in the nature of corporate media to ruin political discourse by dismissing progressive perspectives and preferring hype and controversy over substance
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There is no value to going to those who supported Trump through all of has past racism only to ask them is they still support Trump.
For a media that still largely view the working class as a white-man-with-a-hard-hat caricature, this fits into a nice binary that undermines both efforts to take on fossil fuel companies and improve the lives of workers.
The media admonishes democrats for not moving further to the middle. Partisan battles are the status quo, while the world gets worse around us. Democrats will lose by supporting establishment politicians.
Ana and Michael Brooks discuss corporate medias dire need to split the progressive vote.
The AP Style Book only just recently decided that it may be ok to call some racist things racist.
In a media environment overwhelmed with information, misinformation, disinformation and so-called “fake news,” a cottage industry has emerged to “fact-check” the content coming across our screens
David discusses what a mess the democratic debates are.
Ch. 8: Thoughts on Medicare for All - Alan from Connecticut
Ch. 9: Regulating the price of health care is imperative! - Marilyn from France
Ch. 12: Final comments on the need to support independent progressive media with a bonus clip from David Pakman
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Cat's Eye - Marble Run
- Gullwing Sailor - Migration
- The Face of the Thrush - Migration
- A Burst of Light - Delray
- One Little Triumph - Piano Mover
- Heather - Migration
- 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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