Best of the Left Podcast : (2011/10/02) As the class war rages (Economics)

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As the class war rages

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Act 1: Italy downgraded by S and P rating agency - BBC News Quiz

Song 1: Leap - The Cave Singers

Act 2: Numbers 'N' Stuff - Mark Fiore Air Date: 9-15-11

Song 2: Alright - Huey Lewis And The News

Act 3: World economics in "the danger zone" - The Bugle

Song 3: Deep in the sweetwater - Rasputina

Act 4: Solutions To America's Finanacial Worries - WWIII - Colbert Report

Song 4: This war - Ophelia of the Spirits

Act 5: Obama Advisers Exposed In New Book - Young Turks

Song 5: Evil eyes - Theo Bard

Act 6: Poverty Stats Are an Indictment - The Progressive Air Date: 9-14-11

Song 6: The sound of silence - Simon & Garfunkel

Act 7: 40% of Single Mothers Living in Poverty - David Pakman Air Date: 9-20-11

Song 7: Girls - Walter Meego

Act 8: Poverty stats, especially regarding women and children - Majority Report

Song 8: Hide your tears - Daniel Licht

Act 9: Fox News Host: Gutting Poverty Programs Actually "Brings Down the Poverty Rate" - Media Matters Air Date: 9-20-11

Act 10: Media debunks an Obama speech on economics he didn't give - Counterspin

Song 10: Baby, it's fact - Hellogoodbye

Act 11: Class Warfare Is a Lie - Young Turk Air Date: 9-19-11

Song 11: Nearly lost you - Screaming Trees

Act 12: Class Warfare? Give Me a Break! - The Progressive Air Date: 9-20-11

Song 12: Dark flute - Jim Guthrie

Act 13: Limbaugh Revisits "Poor Aren't Really Poor" Argument - Media Matters Air Date: 9-14-11

Act 14: Fund War, Cut Social Security & Medicare - Young Turks

Song 14: Maggie - Rod Steward

Act 15: This is not class warfare, it's math - Jimmy Reefercake

Song 15: Your ex-lover is dead - Stars

Act 16: Economics populism popular with Americans - Rachel Maddow

Voicemails:

Call to action to Occupy Wall Street - Max from Davis, CA

Update on Occupy Wall Street movement - Jake from NY Alt News

Mumia Abu-Jamal should be allowed to speak regardless of his history - Anonymous

Will my membership renew automatically? - Shane from Chicago

Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat

Final comments asking about Mumia Abu-Jamal commenting on the death penalty

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Govt Wastes Money On Private Contractors - Young Turks

Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson

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