Lend Lease 20 – Climate Change and the End of the Liberal World as We Know It – Jan 19, 2020

Description: The Australian fires have shown definitively that liberal democracy cannot handle climate emergency and that liberals and conservatives are prepared to hand control to unelected regimes or “disaster supremos.” Can the left provide an alternative in time? Bill, Rachel, Nate.

Notes and links for ep 20 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Lend-Lease-20-Notes-and-Links-Climate-Change-and-The-End-of-the-Liberal-World-As-We-Know-It-Jan-19-2020.pdf

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Lend Lease 16 – UK and Ireland – Dec 15, 2019

Description: Bill notes in the aftermath of UK Labour’s election defeat that there is still no alternative to fighting for a leftist way forward on the climate crisis. Rachel and Nate discuss Ireland’s constitutional convention as a possible model for future reform.

Ep 16 Links and Notes (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Lend-Lease-16-Notes-and-Links-Constitutional-Conventions-of-Ireland-and-Iceland.pdf

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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.

May 7, 2019 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 269

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Topic: Friday student climate strikes around the world, the Sunrise Movement youth activism in the US, and the people that complain too much about them. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Recorded: May 4, 2019.

Episode 269 (29 min):
AFD 269

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AFD 269 Links and Notes (PDF)

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Extended Arsenal For Democracy 200th Episode (Oct 17, 2017) – Matt Christman

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Special Guest: Matt Christman (Chapo Trap House).
Topic: Leftism’s answer to the far-right and liberalism on climate change, immigration, trade deals, and globalism.
Hosts: Bill, Nate. Produced: Oct 15th, 2017.

Episode 200 (1 hour 5 min):
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Featuring almost 10 extra minutes beyond the end of the FM episode! Thanks to all for listening since 2011.

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Sept 19, 2017 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 196

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Topics: Senate Medicare for All bill breakdown; Hurricane Irma. People: Bill, Nate and Rachel. Produced: Sept 17th, 2017.

Episode 196 (55 min):
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Please note that the show now airs/releases on Tuesdays instead of Wednesdays.

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Medicare for All Act of 2017 Chapter by Chapter Summary
White paper: Options to Finance Medicare for All
Our episode on Dental Care
Our episode on how to nationalize oil and gas
Our episode on climate austerity governments

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Ep. 192: How to Nationalize US Oil and Gas

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Like the single-payer healthcare fight, but for the entire global climate…

 
The beginner’s guide to a pragmatic government purchase of the US oil and gas industry to wind down fossil fuel production rapidly in the global public interest.
People: Bill and Nate Produced: Aug 13th, 2017.

Episode 192 (51 min):
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You might also want to listen to Ep. 178, on climate austerity in a state of emergency, which originally aired in April 2017.

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