Best of the Left Podcast : #1521 The election of a lifetime for this year

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Air Date 10/26/2022

Today, we take a look at the 2022 election and the political dynamics at play as the GOP continues on its path of ideological anti-democracy and Democrats work to register new voters and get out the vote.

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SHOW NOTES

Ch. 1: "Democracy Demands We Participate": Black Voters Mobilize for Midterms Amid GOP Voter Suppression Part 1 - Democracy Now! - Air Date 10-21-22

We speak to law professor Kimberlé Crenshaw and civil rights attorney Barbara Arnwine, who are on an Arc of Voter Justice bus tour of 26 cities across the country to increase Black voter turnout at critical midterm elections in November.

Ch. 2: Battling the Big Liars with Dan Pfeiffer - How We Win - Air Date 10-19-22

Biden is making it clear that abortion rights are on the ballot, as early voting kicks off in many states. New polls are worrying Democrats, but don’t worry… keep working!

Ch. 3: Bernie Sanders Knows How Democrats Can Win Featuring Bernie Sanders - Thom Hartmann Program - Air Date 10-13-22

Democrats need a strategy to win the upcoming midterm election and Senator Bernie Sanders has a strategy to win.

Ch. 4: Battling the Big Liars with Dan Pfeiffer Part 2 - How We Win - Air Date 10-19-22

Ch. 5: Senate Races That Could Tip The Balance - Deconstructed - Air Date 10-14-22

Journalists Jon Ralston and George Chidi join Ryan Grim to discuss two potentially pivotal states, Nevada and Georgia, where tight races for the Senate are underway.

Ch. 6: "Democracy Demands We Participate": Black Voters Mobilize for Midterms Amid GOP Voter Suppression Part 2 - Democracy Now! - Air Date 10-21-22

Ch. 7: How We Vote! with Andrea Hailey - How We Win - Air Date 9-21-22

A conversation with the woman who is leading the charge for the largest nonprofit, nonpartisan voting registration and get-out-the-vote technology platform in America, the CEO of Vote.org, Andrea Hailey!

Ch. 8: Julie Hollar and Jim Naureckas on 2022 Midterms - CounterSpin - Air Date 10-21-22

This midterm is a big-picture election.


MEMBERS-ONLY BONUS CLIP(S)

Ch. 9: How Midterm Campaigns are Framing Crime - The Takeaway - Air Date 10-20-22

We're joined by Rena Karefa-Johnson, Director of National programming at FWD.us, and Ames Grawert, Senior Counsel at the Justice Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU.

Ch. 10: Julie Hollar and Jim Naureckas on 2022 Midterms Part 2 - CounterSpin - Air Date 10-21-22


VOICEMAILS

Ch. 10: The prolonged fight - V from Central New York

Ch. 11: Doing the work - Wendy


FINAL COMMENTS

Ch. 12: Final comments on doing the work to normalize all humans


TAKE ACTION!

MIDTERMS MINUTE 2022:

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- Secretary of State Races: MoveOn.org's "America for All" midterm election campaign

- Senate Races: SwingLeft Hold the Senate Fund, or SwingLeft Immediate Impact Fund (Senate & House)

- House races: SwingLeft Hold the House Fund, or the SwingLeft Immediate Impact Fund (House & Senate) 

- Governors: SwingLeft Governor Fund

- State Legislative Races: SwingLeft Legislative Fund

MIDTERMS MINUTE Segments: Installment #1Installment #2 , Installment #3

Researched and written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman 


MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions)

SHOW IMAGE: 

Description: Photo of a yellow sticker with black writing that says “Resist the NAZI-GOP Coalition” on a cross walk sign. The red hand “stop” symbol on the sign is visible below the sticker.

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Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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