Best of the Left Podcast : (2012/10/02) Kill the poor (Economics)

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Edition #649 

Kill the poor

Ch. 1: Intro - Theme: A Fond Farewell, Elliott Smith 

Ch. 2: Act 1: Forbes 400 Richest Americans List - The Young Turks - Air Date: 09-22-12

Ch. 3: Song 1: Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money) - Pet Shop Boys

Ch. 4: Act 2: The Wealthy Show Off - Howdyland.com

Ch. 5: Song 2: Si Tu N'étais Pas Là (Frébel) - Yann Tiersen

Ch. 6: Act 3: Robin Hood Tax - BotL Activism Update

Ch. 7: Song 3: Robin Hood - Dick James

Ch. 8: Act 4: How the Rich Screwed the Middle Class - Thom Hartmann - Air Date: 09-17-12

Ch. 9: Song 4: What's going on - Marvin Gaye

Ch. 10: Act 5: CEO Needs $30 Million Aspen Home To Recharge Batteries - The Onion

Ch. 11: Song 5: Relaxing Piano and Shakuhachi Flute Music - Chinese and Japanese Koto Harp and Shakuhachi Flute Music

Ch. 12: Act 6: Romney: It's Fair That I Pay Lower Tax Rate Than $50000 Earner - David Pakman Show - Air Date: 09-26-12

Ch. 13: Song 6: Easy - Deer Tick

Ch. 14: Act 7: Income Inequality and the Forgotten Poor - The Progressive - Air Date: 9-13-12

Ch. 15: Song 7: Working poor - Horse Feathers

Ch. 16: Act 8: Republicans Want Wealth Redistribution - The Young Turks - Air Date: 09-24-12

Ch. 17: Song 8: Working class hero - Exit Clov

Ch. 18: Act 9: How Ronald Reagan killed the American Dream - Thom Hartmann - Air Date: 09-27-12

Ch. 19: Song 9: Bet against the American dream - This American Life

Ch. 20: Act 10: Against The Destitute - Howdyland.com

Ch. 21: Song 10: Kill the poor - Dead Kennedys

Ch. 22: Act 11: #Occupy didn't entirely reform all of capitalism in one year - CounterSpin - Air Date: 9-21-12

Ch. 23: Song 11: Pink Moon - Nick Drake

Ch. 24: Act 12: Classism on display at the grocery - This Week in Blackness - Air Date: 9-26-12

Ch. 25: Song 12: Leap - The Cave Singers

Ch. 26: Act 13: Protests Against Austerity Sweep Spain, Greece - Majority Report - Air Date: 09-27-12

Ch. 27: Song 13: March in the street - Boat

Ch. 28: Act 14 : What You're Doing Right Now Might Not Matter At All - LeeCamp - Air Date: 09-04-12 -

Activism links:

RobinHoodTax.org

Contact Lauren or submit activism opportunities:

Lauren [at] BestoftheLeft [dot] com

Voicemails:

Ch. 29: Claiming that progressives support the status quo in education - Jim from St. Augustine

Ch. 30: Religious extremism needs to be dealt with - Simon from San Antonio

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Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat

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Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson

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