Air Date: 3–3-2020
Today we take a look at the election through the lens of billionaire politics, from the candidates in both parties to the heads of media organizations to the way a pro-billionaire mentality trickles down to the establishment class on the media and Democratic Party. And what has all of this money been able to buy in terms of opposition research and narrative building against Bernie Sanders? Red-baiting at its most naked and pathetic.
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Ch. 1: Bernie Sanders’ Rise Prompts Media Meltdown, Establishment Panic: A Closer Look - Late Night with Seth Meyers - Air Date 2-25-20
Seth takes a closer look at some pundits and members of the Democratic establishment panicking after Bernie Sanders won the Nevada caucus in a landslide.
Ch. 2: Janine Jackson takes a quick look at recent coverage of Bernie Sanders - CounterSpin - Air Date 2-28-20
The embarrassing journalistic choices by the mainstream media in their coverage of the primary elections.
Ch. 3: Michael Bloomberg Is Buying the Election - Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill - Air Date 2-19-20
Intercepted investigates the multitude of problematic and harmful aspects of Michael Bloomberg.
Ch. 4: The Billionaire Election with Anand Giridharadas - Democracy Now - Air Date 2-26-20
Anand Giridharadas discusses Bloomberg buying his way to the Democratic nomination
Ch. 5: Sanders & Socialism Debate Between Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman & Socialist Economist Richard Wolff - Democracy Now - Air Date 2-24-20
A debate on Bernie Sanders and democratic socialism featuring two well-known economists, Paul Krugman and Richard Wolff.
Ch. 6: Bernie's Fight Against Trump, the GOP, The Democratic Establishment, and Corporate Media - Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill - Air Date 2-26-20
Jeremy discusses the establishment's resistance to Bernie.
Ch. 7: The state of the race - The Bugle - Air Date 2-29-20
A comprehensive explanation of the state of the Democratic Primary race
Ch. 8: Get a message going! - Jeff from Charlotte, NC
Ch. 9: What do we do if Bernie gets screwed over again? - Anonymous
Ch. 10: Final comments on navigating the post-primary election landscape
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Middle - American Moon Bicycle
- That Horse Ithica - Sketchbook
- One Dirty Sleeve - Wax Museum
- Skyway - The Balloonist
- Wingspan - Bayou Birds
- Cicle DR Valga - Cicle Kadde
- 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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