Air Date: 11–13-2020
Today we take a look at the slow-motion coup that we've known was coming since 2016. The baseless lawsuits, the absurd claims and the perpetual grift. Always the grift.
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Chris Hayes on Trump and the GOP trying to pretend Biden didn’t win: "At a certain point, if you are just trollingly pretending to be engaged in a coup, when do you cross over to actually trying for a coup?".
Richard Hasen, professor of law and political science at the University of California, talks about the current Trump campaign challenges to the vote counting -- and why he's not expecting the Biden victory to be overturned in the courthouse.
Corporate media headlines would have you think it’s still a legitimately tight race for president because they’re holding up Biden’s larger number of votes and delegates alongside Trump’s efforts to huff and puff and blow the House down.
America's favorite political game show that uses the Blindspot feature of Ground News to test contestants' political blindspots and media literacy.
With Joe Biden approaching victory, Donald Trump and his political allies flooded the internet with conspiracy theories. This week, we examine the misinformation fueling right-wing demonstrations across the country with Professor John Mark Hansen.
Take action! Click the title and/or scroll down for quick links and resources from this segment.
Donald Trump is attempting to overturn the results of the election and install himself into power overriding the will of the American people.
Nato Green explains the particulars of a protest strategy that can force an unpopular government from power
Jesse discusses Donald Trump's latest scam to soak his supporters for MILLIONS OF DOLLARS, all while he's effectively stopped being President of the United States
Ch. 10: The progressive spark is beginning to smoke - V from Central New York
Ch. 11: Pay to Play, the velvet rope economy - Alan from Connecticut
Ch. 12: Final comments on the Velvet Rope Economy
As the virus expands worldwide, while millions are put under duress, the 1% can take advantage of their access to the 'Velvet Rope Economy.'
Protests on Sat., Nov. 14th - RefuseFascism.org
Protests Nov. 14th & Beyond - ProtecttheResults.com
10 Things You Need to Know to Stop a Coup (Waging Nonviolence)
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This is no conventional coup. Trump is paving the way for a 'virtual Confederacy' (Opinion - The Guardian)
The Damage of Trump’s Voter-Fraud Allegations Can’t Be Undone (The Atlantic - June 2020)
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
- Activism Music: This Fickle World by Theo Bard
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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