Air Date: 8–27-2019
Today we take a look at the movement to elect progressives to the position of chief prosecutors in cities across the country in an effort to curb mass incarceration and bring a real understanding of justice back to our justice system
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Ch. 1: Principles to Change Prosecution Part 1 - Criminal Injustice with David Harris - Air Date 3-5-19
Taking a look at some of the "Law and Order" prosecutors who have been replaced recently by more progressive-minded administrators
Ch. 2: The New American Prosecutor with Rashad Robinson - Justice in America - Air Date 9-5-18
Josei and Clint discuss progressive prosecutors with Rashad Robinson.
Ch. 3: Philly's New Progressive DA Is Not Playing Around - The Young Turks - Air Date 3-20-19
Cenk discusses DA Larry Krasner and his work to remove power from the police state in Philadelphia.
Ch. 4: Principles to Change Prosecution with Miriam Krinsky Part 2 - Criminal Injustice with David Harris - Air Date 3-5-19
Miriam Krinsky discusses the role of mass incarceration in US society and the work to make communities safer without prison.
Ch. 5: The Progressive Prosecutor Wave is Rising - On The Media - Air Date 7-26-19
Brooke discusses the powerful role the prosecutor has in the justice system and what can be done to change mass incarceration.
Ch. 6: How restorative justice could end mass incarceration with Shannon Silva - TEDx Talks - Air Date 7-18-19
Shannon Silva discusses what restorative justice can look like as an alternative to mass incarceration
Ch. 7: Insurance company limits my drug choice and denied my emergency room stay - Scott from Mount Juliet, TN
Ch. 8: We need wages up to support independent media - Zach from Atlanta
Ch. 9: Thanks for voicemails - Dave from Olympia, WA
Ch. 12: Final comments on the value of donation, for the love of voicemails and the results of last week’s poll
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MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Donder - Darby
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- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
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