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(2014/03/16) A look in the mirror and the rear view mirror (Progressives)

Edition #809

A look in the mirror and the rear view mirror

 

Today we take look at some progressives from the past a present and what they're up to. Starts to make you wonder if our best days are behind us.

 

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: How Many Americans Call Themselves Liberal? - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 01-13-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: We shall overcome - Pete Seeger

Ch. 4: Act 2: Give 'em Hell, Barack! - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 01-29-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: A few honest words - Ben Sollee

Ch. 6: Act 3: No Room For Fake Progressives in 2014 - @majorityfm - Air Date: 01-03-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: This land is your land - Pete Seeger

Ch. 8: Act 4: Socialist Councilwoman Accepts Less Than Half of $117K Salary - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 02-02-14

Ch. 9: Song 4: A lot of work to do - Friendly People

Ch. 10: Act 5: President Obama Done Presidenting? - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 02-01-14

Ch. 11: Song 5: Audacity of hope - The Last of the Troubadours

Ch. 12: Act 6: Obama vs. FDR - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 01-30-14

Ch. 13: Song 6: Where have all your good words gone? - Laura Gibson

Ch. 14: Act 7: In the Adegbile Affair, at Least, Obama More Honorable than Bill Clinton - Glen Ford of @blkagendareport - Air Date: 3-12-14

Ch. 15: Song 7: Which side are you on? - Pete Seeger

Ch. 16: Act 8: 5 Years of Obama: Some Results - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 02-28-14

Ch. 17: Song 8: Little Boxes - Pete Seeger

Ch. 18: Act 9: Bill Hicks - 20 Years Since His Death, Still Speaking The Truth - @LeeCamp - Air Date: 02-26-14

Ch. 19: Song 9: Solidarity forever - Pete Seeger

Ch. 20: Act 10: Social Change Central To The Inspiring Life Of Music Icon Pete Seeger - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 01-29-14

 

Voicemails:

Ch. 21: On labels and respect - Marty from Los Angeles

Ch. 22: Attempting to define a libertarian - Gordon from Chicago

 

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Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat

 

Ch. 23: Final comments on the incompatibility of libertarianism with society

 

Closing Music:

Here We Are - Patrick Park

 

Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson

 

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