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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Taking a look at some of the "Law and Order" prosecutors who have been replaced recently by more progressive-minded administrators
Josei and Clint discuss progressive prosecutors with Rashad Robinson.
Cenk discusses DA Larry Krasner and his work to remove power from the police state in Philadelphia.
Miriam Krinsky discusses the role of mass incarceration in US society and the work to make communities safer without prison.
Brooke discusses the powerful role the prosecutor has in the justice system and what can be done to change mass incarceration.
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
Get involved in Real Justice PAC
Follow @RealJusticePAC on Twitter
Follow Prosecutor Adam Foss on Twitter
EDUCATE YOURSELF & SHARE
Read "The New Jim Crow" by Michelle Alexander
Read "Locking Up Our Own" by James Forman Jr.
Read "Just Mercy" by Bryan Stevenson
Read "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Written & curated by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Donder - Darby
- Copper Halls - Blue Dot Sessions
- Glass Runner - Marble Run
- Gullwing Sailor - Migration
- Tranceless - Caruthersville
- 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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