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Lend Lease 8 – Social Rights vs Individual Rights – July 28, 2019

Description: Bill, Rachel, and Nate discuss the historical tension in US politics between social rights and individual rights, the 1940s movement for social rights, and why this has returned to the fore in the 2020 race.

Links and Notes for Episode 8 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Lend-Lease-Episode-8-Links-and-Notes-Social-Rights-vs-Individual-Rights.pdf

Lend Lease 7 – Democratic Party Power Struggle – July 21, 2019

The Democratic Party leadership has come completely unmoored from the party base and any coalition necessary to win national elections. But with the party’s legally enshrined institutional power and mass membership in play and time running out on the climate, we are locked in a brutal power struggle. (On the show this week: Bill, Rachel, Nate)

Links and Notes for Episode 7: http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Lend-Lease-Ep-7-Links-and-Notes-Democratic-Leadership-Attacks-on-the-Left.pdf

Lend Lease 6 – Piracy – July 14, 2019

This week Bill, Rachel, and Nate talk about Mediterranean piracy, the Golden Age of Caribbean & Atlantic piracy, and East Asian piracy.

Links and notes summer episode 6: http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Lend-Lease-Episode-6-Links-and-Notes-Piracy.pdf

Original music by Stunt Bird.

Lend Lease 5 – American Municipal Socialism History – July 7, 2019

This week Bill, Rachel, and Nate talk about American socialist mayors of history.

Links and notes summer episode 5: http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Lend-Lease-Episode-5-Links-and-Notes-Municipal-Socialist-Politicians-of-the-United-States.pdf

Original music by Stunt Bird.

Lend Lease 3 – The Global Housing Crisis – June 23, 2019

This week Bill, Rachel, and Nate talk about left-wing housing policy and historical factors in Helsinki, Vienna, Berlin, Barcelona, Kerala, and Massachusetts.

Links and notes summer episode 3: http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/afd-lend-lease-3-links.pdf

Original music by Stunt Bird.

Lend Lease 2 – Hyde Amendment and No Climate Debates – June 16, 2019

This week Bill, Rachel, and Nate talk about Biden’s flip-flops on the Hyde Amendment and the DNC’s decision to refuse to hold a climate policy debate or allow candidates to participate in one by anyone else.

Links and notes summer episode 2: PDF.

Lend Lease 1 – Sanders Has A Plan For That Too – June 9, 2019

Description: With our WVUD version of the radio show on hiatus for the summer, we (Bill, Rachel, and Nate) kick off our summer spinoff podcast: Arsenal For Democracy – Lend Lease. Episode 1 discusses some of the distinctions between Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders in their presidential campaigns so far.

Article links and citations available in PDF here.