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#1244 A Nation of (Criminalized) Immigrants: Air Date: 1/25/2019 Today we take a look at the past and present of our immigration system to understand the paradigms within which the entire debate takes place Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991   Episode...

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Air Date: 1/25/2019 Today we take a look at the past and present of our immigration system to understand the paradigms within which the entire debate takes place Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991   Episode Sponsors: Privacy.com/Best| Blinkist.com/Best| Madison-Reed.com+ Promo Code: Left | WearPact.com+ Promo Code: BestoftheLeft Amazon USA| Amazon CA| Amazon UK| Clean Choice Energy Get AD FREE Shows & Bonus Content: Support our show on Patreon! SHOW NOTES Ch. 1: Sanitizing Our Settler-Colonial Past With ‘Nation of Immigrants’ Narratives - Citations Needed (@CitationsPod) - Air Date 1-15-19 “The United States is a nation of immigrants.” It’s a phrase we hear constantly – often said with the best of intentions and, in today’s increasingly cruel environment, meant as a strong rebuke of Donald Trump Ch. 2: Rethinking Migration with Aziz Rana Part 1 - The Dig from @jacobinmag - Air Date 1-8-19 To understand the origins of the immigration politics in general and the criminalization of Mexican immigrants in particular, we must explode these categories, identify their origins, and analyze the history that preceded them. Ch. 3: Greg Grandin on the history and politics of immigration enforcement - @Intercepted w @JeremyScahill - Air Date 1-15-19 Historian Greg Grandin lays out the nativist roots of the U.S. Border Patrol, its connection to CIA dirty wars in Latin America, and nearly 100-years of brutality and impunity. Ch. 4: Migration Expert Jacqueline Bhabha Slams ‘Barbarity’ of Trump Policies - Who What Why - Air Date 9-23-18 Jacqueline Bhabha joins Peter B. Collins for this week’s WhoWhatWhy podcast. Bhabha is a professor of health and human rights at the School of Public Health, research director at the FXB Center, and lectures at Harvard Law and the Kennedy School. She is an Ch. 5: Jeh Johnson speaks out on separating immigrant families - Cape Up - Air Date 6-25-18 As the Trump Administration grapples with a crisis of its own making Jeh Johnson, former Secretary of Homeland Security tells us about what happened when he faced separating children from their parents. Ch. 6: How African Americans Fought For & Won Birthright Citizenship 150 Years Before Trump Tried to End It - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 10-31-18 As President Trump claims that he can end birthright citizenship in the United States, we speak with professor Martha Jones about the history of the 14th Amendment Ch. 7: Rethinking Migration with Aziz Rana Part 2 - The Dig from @jacobinmag - Air Date 1-8-19 To understand the origins of the immigration politics in general and the criminalization of Mexican immigrants in particular, we must explode these categories, identify their origins, and analyze the history that preceded them. VOICEMAILS Ch. 8: PostScript on America's policy on socialism and communism - Erin from Philadelphia FINAL COMMENTS Ch. 9: Final comments proposing a compromise between progressives and conservatives MUSIC(Blue Dot Sessions): Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr  Cat's Eye - Marble Run (Blue Dot Sessions) Vengeful - Warmbody (Blue Dot Sessions) Insatiable Toad - Origami (Blue Dot Sessions) Minutes - Pacha Faro (Blue Dot Sessions) Homegrown - The Pine Barrens (Blue Dot Sessions) Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent   Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Support the show via Patreon Listen on iTunes | Stitcher| Spotify| Alexa Devices| +more Check out the BotL iOS/AndroidApp 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 iTunesand Stitcher!

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