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Edition #609

The Tighter You Clench Your Fist, The Less Sand You Can Hold

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Cyber-Snuggly - Mark Fiore - Air Date 4-30-12

Ch. 3: Song 1: Don't think twice, it's alright - Peter, Paul & Mary

Ch. 4: Act 2: State action on LGBTQ equality movement - BotL Activism Update

Ch. 5: Song 2: Le monde de contre jour - David Ari Leon

Ch. 6: Act 3: Federal Judge Blocks NDAA Indefinite Detention

Ch. 7: Song 3: Golden Brown - The Stranglers

Ch. 8: Act 4: Opening Up A Fortune Cookie Of Pain - The Bugle - Air Date_04-06-12

Ch. 9: Song 4: Coastal cities - The Secret Handshake

Ch. 10: Act 5: James Burke Interesting Internal Contradiction - Common Sense - Air Date: 4-5-12

Ch. 11: Song 5: You'll find a way - Santigold

Ch. 12: Act 6: FBI Discontinues Witness-Protection Parade - The Onion

Ch. 13: Song 6: Parade - Matt Nathanson

Ch. 14: Act 7: Criminalizing the Speech and Thought of Tarek Mehanna - The Progressive - Air Date: 4-23-12

Ch. 15: Song 7: Perpetual dawn (Solar Youth Mix) - The Orb

Ch. 16: Act 8: They're Gaps To Be Plugged - BBC4 News Quiz - Air Date: 4-7-12

Ch. 17: Song 8: Step on me - The Cardigans

Ch. 18: Act 9: DOJ: It Is Your Constitutional Right to Record Police - Majority Report - Air Date: 5-18-12

Ch. 19: Song 9: Blue Monday - New Order

Ch. 20: Act 10: The Right & Left Agreeing! Say It Ain't So! - Lee Camp - Air Date: 4-30-12

Ch. 21: Song 10: Million faces - Paulo Nutini

Ch. 22: Act 11: Terrorists Tried & Convicted in NY Courtroom & World Doesn't End - Rachel Maddow - Air Date: 5-4-12

Voicemails:

Ch. 23: Reaction to being cynical about gay marriage - Isaac from DC

Ch. 24: Broader perspective on privilege after Matthew's voicemail - Aaron from Pennsylvania

Ch. 25: Surviving a suicide attempt for being gay - Dan from Chicago

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Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat

Ch. 26: Final comments - Thanks for sharing

Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson

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