Best of the Left Podcast : (2017/05/05) Free speech in an age of fascists

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Edition #1101

Today we look at some of the many layers of debate around freedom of speech, the freedom to protest, violent vs non-violent resistance and the fight against fascism

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​Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Protest Rights Under Threat - On The Media - Air Date 2-7-17

Ch. 3: Song 1: Free and Equal Speech - Chris Priest


Ch. 4: Act 2: A Couple of Yiannopolous Supporters Actually Went to a Rally to Shoot a Liberal Protester! - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 04-28-17

Ch. 5: Song 2: Pay Attention - Dilated Peoples


Ch. 6: Act 3: The history of violent and non-violent resistance movements - @CitizenRadio - Air Date 3-14-17

Ch. 7: Song 3: All You Fascists - Billy Bragg & Wilco


Ch. 8: Act 4: For Antifa, Not All Speech Should Be Free - On The Media - Air Date 2-7-17

Ch. 9: Song 4: Antifa - Outrage


Ch. 10: Act 5: Liberty and freedom as the Golden Rule - @dccommonsense w: Dan Carlin - Air Date 2-14-17

Ch. 11: Song 5: Freedom of Speech - John Mellencamp


Ch. 12: Act 6: Arizona's Fascist Attempt To Ban Protests - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 02-24-17


Voicemails

Ch. 13: Science episode was good, is the country more progressive or conservative? - Jennifer from Columbus, OH

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 14: Introduction to mini episode on progressive values of Americans

Mini Episode: 

Ch. 15: Poll Results: America Fundamentally Progressive - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 05-23-12

Ch. 16: Poll: Americans Progressive On Key Issues - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 01-4-11

Ch. 17: Polls Prove America is Progressive - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 04-11-12

Ch. 18: Polls: Americans Are Progressive On Most Issues - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 07-23-10

Ch. 19: Final comments on how Fox News intentionally misleads without lying

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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