Best of the Left Podcast : (2017/06/06) Finding the path forward for Democrats and the progressive movement

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Edition #1109

Today we look at where the Democratic party went wrong that led them to their current disempowered state and some of the arguments for why moving in a progressive direction is both morally correct and electorally smart

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Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Thomas Frank on how Democrats lost their Democratic values - The Zero Hour w: @RJEskow - Air Date 4-22-17

Ch. 3: Song 1: How's That Workin' for You? - Karen Taylor-Good

Ch. 4: Act 2: Brian Beutler and Glenn Greenwald discuss the path forward for Democrats - Primary Concerns from @NewRepublic - Air Date 4-27-17

Ch. 5: Song 2: State Your Case - Tibursky

Ch. 6: Act 3: Parker Malloy discusses the place for identity politics in the progressive movement - Trumpcast from @Slate - Air Date 4-20-17

Ch. 7: Song 3: Join Forces - Caribbean Pulse

Ch. 8: Act 4: The Assault on Bernie Continues: Identity Politics - The @BenjaminPDixon Show - Air Date 4-26-17

Ch. 9: Song 4: Tonight The Streets Are Ours - Richard Hawley

Ch. 10: Act 5: FDR provides a guide for how the Democratic Party can win - @Jimmy_Dore Show - Air Date 3-31-17


Ch. 11: Climate Response - Alan from Connecticut

Ch. 12: Response to market-based solutions to climate change - Annie from Alabama

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 13: Final comments on the progressive debate over cap and dividend climate legislation

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

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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