Best of the Left Podcast : (2016/11/15) Where we go from here (Progressives and Democrats)

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Edition #1058

Today we look at how the Democratic party has been going wrong for decades in a way that partially explains their electoral loss in 2016 and then use this information as a guide to see where the progressive movement should go from here

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Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: The economics of why Donald Trump won - Economic Update w: @profwolff - Air Date 11-10-16

Ch. 3: Song 1: Backwards Blues - Adia Victoria

Ch. 4: Act 2: Thomas Frank on the Democrats disdain for the working class has led to their downfall - @thisishellradio - Air Date 11-12-16

Ch. 5: Song 2: One Thing Leads to Another - The Fixx

Ch. 6: Act 3: Bill Ayers on the inadequacy of our politics to face our challenges - @TheRealNews - Air Date 11-13-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: Alright Alright (Here's My Fist Where's the Fight?) - Sahara Hotnights

Ch. 8: Act 4: Trump's economic populism and where we Democrats need to go from here - @RalphNader Radio Hour - Air Date 11-12-16

Ch. 9: Song 4: Revolutions - Cody Long and the Red Beauty

Ch. 10: Act 5: Who Should Lead The DNC Now? - @TheYoungTurks - Air Date 11-10-16

Ch. 11: Song 5: Go Do - J√≥nsi

Ch. 12: Act 6: Greenwald on "Democrats, Trump, and the Ongoing, Dangerous Refusal to Learn the Lesson of Brexit" - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 11-10-16


Ch. 13: What ways can you help? - Steven from the UK

Ch. 14: How can we bridge the divide in progressive circles? - Anthony from Illinois

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 15: Final comments on healing the progressive movement and a new experiment for voicemails

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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