Air Date: 9–11-2020
Today we take a look at the easily predictable, yet growing, eviction crisis in America that is entirely thanks to a political and economic system that is structurally incapable of functioning for the benefit of people over profit.
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Ali Velshi breaks down why millions of Americans could be forced out of their homes
Dan Threet of the National Low Income Housing Coalition and Jay Willis, senior contributor for The Appeal.
There Is An Eviction Crisis, How Can We Fight Back?
CNN puts a face to the eviction crisis that could hit 30-40 million Americans by the end of 2020.
Tara Raghuveer, director of the campaign for a Homes Guarantee and founding director of KC Tenants.
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‘This coming eviction crisis is a racial justice crisis’ — Sen. Elizabeth Warren explains why the looming eviction crisis could be devastating for communities of color.
A Trump administration order could allow many renters to avoid eviction through Dec. 31
Understanding the amorality of capitalism through a structural lens
Ch. 10: Thoughts on the frames through which we see the world - Naomi from Canada
Ch. 11: Final comments on the dominant culture, national myths and the dominance of whiteness
Nonprofit VOTES: Voting information pertaining to unhoused people
Get involved in the "You Don't Need a Home to Vote" Project
National Housing Law Project Resources for People Facing Eviction During the Pandemic
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Evictions Across US Raise Concerns About Voting Process (Voice of America)
How The Eviction Crisis Could Compound Voter Suppression Come November (Huffington Post)
Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
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