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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Ch. 1: Ali Velshi Explains The Looming Eviction Crisis - MSNBC - Air Date 7-21-20
Ali Velshi breaks down why millions of Americans could be forced out of their homes
Ch. 2: The Evictions Cliff Part 1, The Cost of Housing - Off Kilter - Air Date 7-18-20
Dan Threet of the National Low Income Housing Coalition and Jay Willis, senior contributor for The Appeal.
Ch. 3: There Is An Eviction Crisis, How Can We Fight Back? - The Michael Brooks Show - Air Date 7-11-20
There Is An Eviction Crisis, How Can We Fight Back?
Ch. 4: Heartbreaking CNN Segment Highlights Eviction Crisis - The Rational National - Air Date 9-3-20
CNN puts a face to the eviction crisis that could hit 30-40 million Americans by the end of 2020.
Ch. 5: The Evictions Cliff Part 2, Cancel Rent and Consider Housing a Human Right - Off Kilter - Air Date 7-18-20
Tara Raghuveer, director of the campaign for a Homes Guarantee and founding director of KC Tenants.
Ch. 6: Voting Is Not Enough: Help Unhoused, Poor and Low-Income Voters Access the Ballot - Best of the Left
Take action! Click the title and/or scroll down for quick links and resources from this segment. For more, visit Bestoftheleft.com/2020Action.
Ch. 7: Elizabeth Warren Talks Pending Eviction Crisis in America - NowThis - Air Date 7-25-20
‘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.
Ch. 8: Can Trump Really ‘Stop Evictions?’ - The Brian Lehrer Show - Air Date 9-2-20
A Trump administration order could allow many renters to avoid eviction through Dec. 31
Ch. 9: There Is No Ethical Capitalism - The Michael Brooks Show - Air Date 9-4-20
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
Join The Poor People's Campaign's "We Must Do M.O.R.E." Effort
"We Must Do M.O.R.E" Digital Toolkit
Watch the "We Must Do M.O.R.E." Moral Monday Mass Assembly on 9/14 at 7pm ET on Facebook
National Low Income Housing Coalition: National Federal Eviction Moratorium & Toolkit
Nonprofit VOTES: Voting information pertaining to unhoused people
National Coalition for the Homeless
"You Don't Need A Home to Vote" Manual
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
National Homelessness Law Center 2020 Election Guide
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How the COVID-19 housing crisis could affect voter participation (Fast Company)
Evictions Across US Raise Concerns About Voting Process (Voice of America)
How The Eviction Crisis Could Compound Voter Suppression Come November (Huffington Post)
Housing advocate on what to do if you’re being evicted: ‘You have rights’ (CNBC)
Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
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