Best of the Left Podcast : (2013/03/12) Part 2: Why we should give to the poor (Economics)

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Edition #697

Part 2: Why we should give to the poor

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Government Needs to Put People to Work - Thom Hartmann - Air Date: 02-12-13

Ch. 3: Song 1: Brand new day - Joshua Radin

Ch. 4: Act 2: Obama Proposal: $9/Hour Minimum Wage - The David Pakman Show - Air Date: 02-15-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: Until the water goes down - Dan Romer & Benh Zeitlin

Ch. 6: Act 3: Fox News Seizes On Obama Proposal To Attack Minimum Wage Increase - Media Matters Minute - Air Date: 02-13-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: Until the water goes down - Dan Romer & Benh Zeitlin

Ch. 8: Act 4: Remembering George W. Bush's "Social Security Trust Fund Isn't Real" - Majority Report - Air Date: 02-26-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Capone - Ronan Hardiman

Ch. 10: Act 5: Pundits like to cut from the middle class - CounterSpin - Air Date: 3-1-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: Piazza, New York Catcher - Belle & Sebastian

Ch. 12: Act 6: 40% of Americans Making Less Than 1968 Minimum Wage - David Pakman Show - Air Date: 03-01-13

Ch. 13: Song 6: The game is on - David Arnold & Michael Price

Ch. 14: Act 7: We're ALL Welfare Queens - Majority Report - Air Date: 03-05-13

Ch. 15: Song 7: Daylight - Matt & Kim

Ch. 16: Act 8: Hugo Chávez fails at spending money frivolously - CounterSpin - Air Date: 3-8-13

Ch. 17: Song 8: Disappointment - The Cranberries

Ch. 18: Act 9: Dow Hits Record High, Household Income Low - David Pakman Show - Air Date: 03-07-13

Ch. 19: Song 9: Comin' back for more - Robert Crew

Ch. 20: Act 10: The mythical "Dow" versus the real "Doug" - Jim Hightower - Air Date: 3-11-13

Ch. 21: Song 10: Revolt - CHANT

Ch. 22: Act 11: Trickle Down Economics False, Middle Out is the Best Policy - The Young Turks - Air Date: 02-10-13

Voicemails:

Ch. 23: Responding to Scott who's feeling beat up for being a white guy - Elka from Fort Wayne, ID

Ch. 24: Black racism is a minor irritant at best - Will in Starkville, MS

Ch. 25: Humanists are generally the opposite of biggoted - Anonymous

Ch. 26: Different ways of approaching foreign policy matters - Nathan from Vancouver, WA

Ch. 27: Privilege discussion must focus on white privilege because it's the paradigm in power - Jordan in Wisconsin

Ch. 28: Establishing guilt is paramount - Jay in New York

Ch. 29: On white privilage, both foreign and domestic - Mara from Pittsburgh

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Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat

Ch. 30: Final comments on the relative values of various human's lives

Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson

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