Best of the Left Podcast : (2014/03/10) Like men, only cheaper (Feminism)

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(2014/03/10) Like men, only cheaper (Feminism)

Edition #807

Like men, only cheaper

 

Today we watch as conservatives clumsily try to hold back the rising tide of gender equality. It's quite sad, really.

 

Ch. 1: Intro - Theme: A Fond Farewell, Elliott Smith 

Ch. 2: Act 1: The GOP war on women hasn't died down - @allinwithchris Hayes - Air Date: 01-23-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: Out of control - U2

Ch. 4: Act 2: Privileged Republican Senator Dismisses 'War On Women' But Here Are The Facts - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 01-28-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: La nuit - David Ari Leon

Ch. 6: Act 3: Bill O'Reilly: "There's Got To Be Some Downside To Having A Woman President" - Media Matters Minute - Air Date: 02-27-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: La nuit - David Ari Leon

Ch. 8: Act 4: No, Online Harassment is Not the Same for Women and Men - @majorityfm - Air Date: 01-24-14

Ch. 9: Song 4: Superwoman - Alicia Keys

Ch. 10: Act 5: Rand Paul: Women won the war on women - @allinwithchris Hayes - Air Date: 01-27-14

Ch. 11: Song 5: Comptine D'un Autre Été: L'après Midi - Yann Tiersen

Ch. 12: Act 6: O'Reilly Questions "The Point" Of Highlighting The Gender Pay Gap - Media Matters (@mmfa) - Air Date: 01-16-14

Ch. 13: Song 6: Comptine D'un Autre Été: L'après Midi - Yann Tiersen

Ch. 14: Act 7: Obama Sets Bear Trap, Republicans Walk Right Into It - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 01-31-14

Ch. 15: Song 7: The chance I deserve - Club 8

Ch. 16: Act 8: Stop Michael Boggs’s Confirmation via @NARAL - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 17: Song 8: Activism - Shihan

Ch. 18: Act 9: @josswhedon at 'Make Equality Reality' - @equalitynow - Air Date: 11-08-13

 

Voicemails:

Ch. 19: Donate your account call to action - Perry from Green County, IN

Ch. 20: A mild scolding - Matt in Negaunee, Mi

Ch. 21: Explaining signifier words and their threat to privilege - Tanya in California

 

Leave a message at 202-999-3991

 

Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat

 

Ch. 22: Final comments asking just how much privilege do some people need

 

Closing Music:

Here We Are - Patrick Park

 

ACTIVISM:

Stop Michael Boggs’s Confirmation from NARAL Pro-Choice America

Stop Michael Boggs’s Confirmation from MoveOn.org

 

Sources/further reading:

"Why the Campaign Against Conservative Judicial Nominees Like Michael Boggs Matters” by Jessica Mason Pieklo, RHRC sr. legal analyst

"27 Liberal Groups Oppose Obama Judicial Nominee"

"Civil rights leaders call for Obama to withdraw Georgia judicial nominees" via The Hill

"Obama judicial nominees draw lawmaker, civil rights ire” via CNN

"Voting yes on Boggs is bad for women” by MSNBC.com guest blogger, Ilyse Hogue, NARAL president

"Major Abortion Rights Group Breaks With Obama Over Judicial Nominee’s Record On Choice” by Ian Millhiser at Think Progress

 

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

 

Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson

 

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