Netroots Nation is an annual political conference where “progressive” politicians, journalists, and activists gather to exchange ideas. In this episode, Jen highlights her experience at Netroots Nation 2016. Included are an update on the status of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other interesting insights into the current state of the Democratic Party’s political base.
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Sound Clip Sources
- Netroots Nation Introduction Clip: Hillary Clinton Addresses Netroots Nation 2016, YouTube, July 16, 2016.
- Article: The Man Behind Citizens United Gears Up for Hillary Clinton Attacks By Fredreka Schouten, USA Today, July 20, 2016.
- Article: A Novel About War With China Strikes a Chord at the Pentagon By Dan De Luce, Foreign Policy, May 15, 2016.
- Article: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Big-Money Cavalry By Dave Levinthal, The Center for Public Integrity, April 7, 2016.
- Article: Who, What, Why: What is skunk water?, BBC News, September 12, 2015.
- Article: US Defense Bill Worth $1.5B To Israel’s Plasan Sasa By Globes Online, Israel Business News, January 7, 2010.
- Book: Merchants of Doubt By Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway, May 24, 2011.
- Netroots Nation Online Sessions
- Mistral Security Website: Crowd Control – Skunk
- Supreme Court of the United States Blog: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Case Files
- OpenSecrets: Hillary Clinton 2016 Presidential Candidacy Fundraising Summary Data
- OpenSecrets: Saban Capital Group 2016 Election Cycle Contribution Data
- Documentary: Merchants of Doubt Directed by Robert Kenner, 2015.
- The Redistricting Majority Project 2012 Summary Report, January 4, 2013.
Music Presented in This Episode
- Intro & Exit: Tired of Being Lied To by David Ippolito (found on Music Alley by mevio)
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