Air Date: 3–20-2020
Today we take a look at the social safety net we need in the face of Coronavirus and the forces preventing us from having it.
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Some suddenly realize that we need a real social safety net
Labor Department data says that one in four workers have no access to paid sick leave, including two-thirds of lowest earners. The U.S. is one of the only wealthy countries that does not require employers to offer its workers paid sick leave.
Author Naomi Klein and Jeremy Scahill discuss the bipartisan ruling coalition that created and supported a health system where profits are more important than public health
In a modern, functioning, democratic society, how should a public health crisis be handled? And what would America's response to the coronavirus pandemic look like if we had a universal healthcare system such as Medicare For All?
In this Majority Report clip, Kevin McCarthy is sure everything is going to be fine.
Ezra Klein and Matt Yglesias discuss Donald Trump’s disastrous coronavirus speech and dueling pandemic response plans from Sanders and Biden.
We play highlights from the debate and get responses from scholars Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
Ch. 8: Misrepresenting Biden voters - Erin from Philadelphia
Ch. 9: Final comments on the nature of the cliff that we’re all on the edge of
TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF
Calm - Take a Deep Breath: A compilation of free meditations, stories to go to sleep to, calm music, soundscapes, movements & stretches, meditations for kids, mindfulness tips and resources, and more.
Curated by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- An Opus in Ab - Blue Nocturnal
- Landon Depot - The Depot
- The Basket - The Balloonist
- One Little Triumph - Piano Mover
- Cradle Rock - Nursury
- Donder - Darby
- 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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