Best of the Left Podcast : (2013/09/27) The sickness in our society (Gun Control)

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Edition #758

The sickness in our society

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: More Guns Means More killings - Thom Hartmann - Air Date: 09-17-13

Ch. 3: Song 1: Welcome to the black parade - My Chemical Romance

Ch. 4: Act 2: Ed Schultz Blames 'Grand Theft Auto' for Mass Shootings - David Pakman Show - Air Date: 09-18-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: Little lion man - Vitamin String Quartet

Ch. 6: Act 3: Media Figures Say Guns Don't Kill People, Video Games Kill People - Media Matters Minute - Air Date: 09-17-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: Little lion man - Vitamin String Quartet

Ch. 8: Act 4: Idiots Blame Grand Theft Auto V For Mass Shootings - The Young Turks - Air Date: 09-19-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Be here now - Mason Jennings

Ch. 10: Act 5: Rachel Maddow Takes Us Through 50 Years Of Mass Shootings. The Trend She Uncovers Is Devastating - Rachel Maddow - Air Date: 09-19-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: This is how we live - The Summer Set

Ch. 12: Act 6: DC Trauma Doc: Please Put me out of Work! - Thom Hartmann - Air Date: 09-18-13

Ch. 13: Song 6: The Killing Moon - Echo & The Bunnymen

Ch. 14: Act 7: Gun violence in Chicago and lack of public outrage - Citizen Radio - Air Date: 09-23-13

Ch. 15: Song 7: Bang bang you're dead - Hannah Georgas

Ch. 16: Act 8: Combating Gun Violence With Common Sense - UnFuck it Up Project

Ch. 17: Song 8: I didn't fuck it up - Katie Goodman

Ch. 18: Act 9: Big Gun Cartel: Why Gun Control Legislation Does Not Pass Congress (with Cliff Schecter) - Majority Report - Air Date: 09-24-13

Voicemails:

Ch. 19: Thoughts on the drug war and our rights - Nathan from Vancouver, WA

Ch. 20: An endorsement of taking street drugs out of the gutter - Elaine in New York

Ch. 21: Thoughts on getting from here to there - Mike From Washington

Leave a message at 202-999-3991

Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat

Ch. 22: Final comments on getting back from Climate Ride just in time to head off to Running for Answer to support the Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation

Closing Music:

Here We Are - Patrick Park

Activism:

http://gunvictimsaction.org 

http://www.thenationalcouncil.org 

Information for this segment can be found at:

h/t Cliff Schecter http://cliffschecter.com 

http://cliffschecter.com/gun-owners-vs-nra-leadership/ 

http://www.thenation.com/blog/176343/thinking-conservative-part-one-mass-shootings-and-gun-control 

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/20/us-usa-chicago-shooting-idUSBRE98J03Q20130920 

http://www.motherjones.com/special-reports/2012/12/guns-in-america-mass-shootings 

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2013/09/washington-navy-yard-mass-shooting-data 

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/govbeat/wp/2013/09/18/fbi-chicago-passes-new-york-as-murder-capital-of-u-s/ 

http://www.whitehouse.gov/issues/preventing-gun-violence 

Sponsored by the UnFuck it Up Project: https://www.facebook.com/KatieGoodmansUnFItUp 

Katie Goodman, creator: http://katiegoodman.com 

Katie Klabusich, activism director: http://katiespeak.com 

Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson

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