Episode 14: Citizens United, Judicial Elections, and Mass Incarceration
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How do judges affect mass incarceration, and what role do judicial elections play? Today we’re looking at a topic that doesn’t get a lot of attention - the relationship between judges, corporate money, big business interests, and mass incarceration. We talk to Alicia Bannon, Program Manager at the Brennan Center, about the role of Judicial Elections in mass incarceration, and how fear-mongering is used to incentivize harsh decision making.

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The Deconstructionists
The Deconstructionists
Adam Narloch & John Williamson
Ep. 109 - Dan Koch "The Rapture/End Times Theology"
Guest Info/BIo: This week I have a fascinating conversation with Dan Koch. Dan got his start in professional songwriting in 2002 with his band Sherwood. They released three full albums and a handful of shorter EPs, toured the US, Europe & Japan, and generally had a great time. As that season of life ended, he settled in Seattle and began transitioning into writing music for film & TV. He’s been fortunate to work with some great people, and has landed some 80+ national TV & radio spots in about 8 years. Dan is also host of the You Have Permission, Depolarize!, and Reconstruct podcasts. Guest Links: https://www.dankochwords.com/yhp.html www.dankoch.net ( http://www.dankoch.net ) https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/you-have-permission/id1448000113?mt=2 Twitter: @dankoch Instagram: @dancoke Special Music By: Acceptance www.acceptanceband.com ( http://www.acceptanceband.com ) Instagram: @acceptanceband Twitter: @acceptanceband Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/acceptanceband YouTube: https://m.youtube.com/c/acceptanceband Enjoy the music? Songs heard on this episode were: “Cold Air, Midnight, Bend the Light, & Son of the City” from the brand new album, Wild, Free. You can find Acceptance music on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, YouTube, or anywhere good music is sold! This episode of the Deconstructionists Podcast was edited by John Williamson and mixed and produced by Nicholas Rowe at National Audio Preservation Society: A full service recording studio and creative habitat, located in Heath, Ohio. Find them on Facebook and Twitter or visit their website for more information: www.nationalaudiopreservationsociety.weebly.com ( http://www.nationalaudiopreservationsociety.weebly.com ) Stay on top of all of the latest at www.thedeconstructionists.com ( http://www.thedeconstructionists.com ) Go there to check out our blog, snag a t-shirt, or follow us on social media Join our Patreon family here: www.patreon.com/deconstructionists ( http://www.patreon.com/deconstructionists ) Website by Ryan Battles All photos by Jared Hevron Logos designed by Joseph Ernst & Stephen Pfluig T-shirt designs by Joseph Ernst, Chad Flannigan, Colin Rigsby, and Jason Turner. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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