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1 #1355 I Can't Breathe, The Three Words That Define an Era2020-06-29 17:43:21
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2 #1354 Police violence and racism are a product of our past (Uprising, Crackdown, Authoritarianism)2020-06-22 19:49:14
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3 #1353 Uprising, George Floyd was the spark that ignited the world2020-06-17 20:13:51
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4 #1352 Racism In America, The Last 160 Years, Explained2020-06-10 15:10:21
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5 #1351 The Empire Strikes Up Another Cold War (China and US Empire)2020-06-05 20:48:45
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6 #1029 You can't reignite a fire that never stops burning (Black and Blue Lives) (Repost)2020-06-02 21:07:15
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7 #1350 Reach For The Good Ideas That Are Just Lying Around (Disaster Capitalism)2020-05-21 17:23:47
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8 Bonus Edition #208 Planet of the Humans from Michael Moore, Explained2020-05-15 16:00:00
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9 Bonus Edition #207 Hope springs eternal and tries to kill you2020-05-07 19:58:29
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10 #1349 A Deep Dive on the Dysfunction of Trump and his Followers (Coronavirus)2020-05-04
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11 Bonus Edition #205 A Pandemic of American Myths2020-04-29 15:18:18
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Bonus Edition #205 A Pandemic of American Myths

Air Date 4/29/2020 Today, we discuss clips that highlight two of the most powerful American myths that consistently drive us into calamitous territory: the primacy of market-based solutions and hyper-individualism Be part of the show! Leave us a message at 202-999-3991 MEMBERSHIP ON PATREON (Get AD FREE Shows & Bonus Content) EPISODE SPONSORS: Clean Choice Energy SHOP AMAZON: Amazon USA | Amazon CA | Amazon UK SHOW NOTES Ch. 1: Like a fire with no one to call 'We've left no latent capacity in health care.' - An Arm and a Leg - Air Date 4-22-20 Public safety is built on latent capacity. We pay for people and equipment to stand idle, over-prepared for emergencies. We’ve left no latent capacity in health care. Ch. 2: A whole new problem with a profit-driven health care system Ch. 3: Pandemic, Protests and Profits - Reveal - Air Date 4-25-20 Protesters around the country are pushing to loosen stay-at-home orders, even though health experts say that could lead to a spike in coronavirus cases. Some Amazon workers say not enough is being done to protect them. Ch. 4: A pandemic of individualism TAKE ACTION! DemandJustice.org/Best MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions): Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr  Opener - American Moon Bicycle Rafter - Speakeasy Middle - American Moon Bicycle Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent   Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Support the show via Patreon Listen on Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | +more Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and Facebook!…read more

12 #1348 Not the Great Equalizer, the Amplifier of Disparity (Coronavirus)2020-04-22 02:02:40
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13 Bonus Edition #203 The Fog of Work2020-04-16 19:55:17
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14 #1347 Locked in a Petri Dish (Mass Pandemic Incarceration)2020-04-12 16:21:26
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15 Bonus Edition #201 Forget Positive Thinking, Feel Better by Contemplating the Worst2020-04-08 19:25:48
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16 #1346 Pandemic Economics and the Reverse Robin Hood Bailout2020-04-04 14:32:53
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17 Bonus Edition #200 Mental Taxation2020-04-01 19:57:19
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18 #1345 All the Best COVID-19 Coping Mechanisms in One Place2020-03-26 16:00:00
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19 #1344 Everything is Political (Social Safety Net in a Time of Pandemic)2020-03-20 16:00:00
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20 Bonus Edition #198 No Time for Individualism (Dealing with Coronavirus)2020-03-14 22:58:40
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