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Edition #741

What happened to their party

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Who LIES More- Republicans or Democrats? - The Young Turks - Air Date: 05-30-13

Ch. 3: Song 1: Call it even - Scott Simons

Ch. 4: Act 2: Eisenhower: The Last Legitimate Republican President - Thom Hartmann - Air Date: 06-07-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: Let it go - The Neighbourhood

Ch. 6: Act 3: Did Politician Reveal That The Tea Party Is An Old Sovert Union Plot? - Majority Report - Air Date: 06-26-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: Дискотека Авария - Малинки (feat. Ж. Фриске) - Russian Hits

Ch. 8: Act 4: Same Day: Stock Market Sets New Record, Conservatives Say Obama Wrecked Stock Market - David Pakman Show - Air Date: 05-09-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Trickle Down - Hayseed Dixie

Ch. 10: Act 5: Typical Republican Hypocrisy On Asylum Seekers - The Young Turks - Air Date: 07-20-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: The traitor - Sea Wolf

Ch. 12: Act 6: Suicide: The Consequences of Reaganomics! - Thom Hartmann - Air Date: 05-04-13

Ch. 13: Song 6: People who died - The Jim Carroll Band

Ch. 14: Act 7: Right Wing Hack: I am the "Hero" Decider! - Majority Report - Air Date: 05-01-13

Ch. 15: Song 7: A Real Hero (feat. Electric Youth) - College

Ch. 16: Act 8: Moderate Republicans on the Endangered Species List - The Progressive - Air Date: 5-28-13

Ch. 17: Song 8: Common ground - SuperHeavy

Ch. 18: Act 9: The Republican Party Has Changed Over the Past 20 Years - Rachel Maddow - Air Date: 05-28-13

Voicemails:

Ch. 19: The intersection of privilege, power, race, war and the military industrial complex - Elka from Fort Wayne, IN

Ch. 20: Modern porn may contribute to rape culture - John From Reno

Ch. 21: Not our courts - Stephanie from Lawrence

Ch. 22: It's time to stay angry - Chris from Colorado Springs

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Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat

Ch. 23: Final comments on why I'm a white supremacist

Closing Music:

Here We Are - Patrick Park

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Edition #740

High water marks

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Belief in Bible End Times Stifling Climate Change Action - David Pakman Show - Air Date: 05-07-13

Ch. 3: Song 1: Heaven is a place on earth - Belinda Carlisle

Ch. 4: Act 2: Living In Total Denial - Dan Savage - Air Date 7-2-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: Before My Time (feat. Scarlett Johansson & Joshua Bell) - J. Ralph featuring Scarlett Johansson & Joshua Bell

Ch. 6: Act 3: Non-Coverage Of Major Climate Speech - CounterSpin - Air Date 7-5-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: High water - Paul Robeson

Ch. 8: Act 4: Fracking Feud - On the Media - Air Date: 6-21-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Winter Winds - Piano Tribute Players

Ch. 10: Act 5: CNBC's Climate Denial is Bad for Business - Media Matters Minute - Air Date: 06-18-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: Winter Winds - Piano Tribute Players

Ch. 12: Act 6: Fracking Federal Land - UnFuck it Up Project

Ch. 13: Song 6: I didn't fuck it up - Katie Goodman

Ch. 14: Act 7: The Fossil Fuel Industry Needs to Pay for its Sins - Thom Hartmann - Air Date: 07-02-13

Ch. 15: Song 7: Taxman - Nickel Creek

Ch. 16: Act 8: The West Coast Under 25 Feet Of Water - The Young Turks - Air Date: 07-20-13

Ch. 17: Song 8: Sink, Florida, Sink - Against Me!

Ch. 18: Act 9: A Prius Isn't Enough: Getting Real on Climate Change - Majority Report - Air Date: 07-19-13

Ch. 19: Song 9: Revolution (Human Need Over Profit) - Tha Truth

Ch. 20: Act 10: An Eco-Socialist's Weather Forecast - Green News Report - Air Date 7-18-13

Voicemails:

Ch. 21: On prisons, Patton Oswalt and rape jokes - Josh from Dallas, TX

Ch. 22: Mixed feelings about the verdict - Casey from Chicago, IL

Ch. 23: Thanks for Zimmerman show and to TWiB - Rob from Spokane, WA

Ch. 24: The law is the problem - Ben from Orlando

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Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat

Ch. 25: Final comments to play one last Zimmerman clip: 

Laws are not always just - Radio Dispatch - Air Date: 7-17-13

Closing Music:

Here We Are - Patrick Park

Activism:

https://secure.earthjustice.org/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=1471&s_src=1307_MotherJones_Fracking&utm_source=MoJoEmail&autologin=true&JServSessionIdr004=pmaqfjxu3f.app331b#startform 

https://secure3.convio.net/fww/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=241 

Information for this segment can be found at:

http://www.desmogblog.com/fracking-the-future/ 

http://www.freshlawblog.com/2013/06/12/extension-of-comment-period-for-proposed-federal-fracking-regulations/ 

http://www.motherjones.com/blue-marble/2013/07/income-inequality-and-fracking-boom 

http://grist.org/news/draft-fed-rules-would-let-frackers-do-whatever-they-want-but-theyre-still-not-happy/ ( h/t http://bradblog.com )

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Edition #739

Cause and effect

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: The New Iraq and Rumsfeld's Rules - le Show - Air Date 5-19-13

Ch. 3: Act 2: Honor And Duty According To Dick Cheney - Jimmy  Dore Show - Air Date 5-17-13

Ch. 4: Song 2: The world I know - Collective Soul

Ch. 5: Act 3: Withdrawing From War Without Lessons Learned - Common Sense - Air Date 5-29-13

Ch. 6: Song 3: Vultures of culture - Nahko and Medicine for the People

Ch. 7: Act 4: JFK Peace Speech: The Anti-George Bush - Thom Hartmann - Air Date: 07-04-13

Ch. 8: Song 4: Let's begin - Margaret Whiting

Ch. 9: Act 5: Obama's 'Hidden Hand' Approach Debunked - CounterSpin - Air Date 7-19-13

Ch. 10: Song 5: This war - Ophelia of the Spirits

Ch. 11: Act 6: Pathology of privilege in foreign policy - Tim Wise

Voicemails:

Ch. 12: Clarifications on rape culture and rape jokes - Chris from Colorado Springs

Ch. 13: Thoughts on the Zimmerman trial - Aaron from Kansas

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Ch. 14: Final comments reading a perspective from a 'white hispanic' listener

Closing Music:

Here We Are - Patrick Park

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Edition #738

The verdict is in(just)

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Zimmerman Verdict: Unequal Justice - The Progressive Magazine - Air Date: 7-15-13

Ch. 3: Song 1: Trayvon - Jasiri X

Ch. 4: Act 2: Why People Should Be Outraged at Zimmerman's 'Not Guilty' Verdict - Young Turks - Air Date: 07-15-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: Only a pawn in their game - Bob Dylan

Ch. 6: Act 3: Voices from the streets of New York after the verdict - Democracy Now! - Air Date: 7-15-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: No justice, no peace - Wackiavelli

Ch. 8: Act 4: Juror B37 is a product of America - This week in blackness - Air Date: 7-16-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: People get ready - The Impressions

Ch. 10: Act 5: Why are Trayvon & Zimmerman Held to Different Standards of Justice? - Thom Hartmann - Air Date: 07-17-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: I shall not be moved - Reverend Peytons Big Damn Band

Ch. 12: Act 6: Trayvon Martin Proves The System Working As Intended - Majority Report - Air Date: 07-17-13

Ch. 13: Song 6: We shall overcome - Pete Seeger

Ch. 14: Act 7: Black boys robbed of the right to be young - Radio Dispatch - Air Date: 7-18-13

Ch. 15: Song 7: A change is gonna come - Sam Cooke

Ch. 16: Act 8: The prosecution apologizes as badly as they presented their case - Jimmy Dore Show - Air Date: 7-18-13

Ch. 17: Song 8: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised - Gil Scott-Heron

Ch. 18: Act 9: After The Verdict - On the Media - Air Date: 7-19-13

Ch. 19: Song 9: Stand by me - Playing for change

Ch. 20: Act 10: Trayvon Martin Could Have Been Me - President Obama - The Young Turks - Air Date: 07-20-13

Ch. 21: Song 10: Blowin' in the wind - Bob Dylan

Ch. 22: Act 11: 50th Anniversary, March on Washington - UnFuck it Up Project

Ch. 23: Song 11: I didn't fuck it up - Katie Goodman

Ch. 24: Act 12: Michael Denzel Smith discusses the verdict - Radio Dispatch - Air Date: 7-16-13

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Ch. 25: No final comments today

Activism:

http://50thanniversarymarchonwashington.com 

http://mlk50mow.com

Information for this segment can be found at:

http://thisweekinblackness.com/2013/07/12/zimmerman-trial-jury-instructions/ 

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2012/03/2012325113935746134.html 

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/07/20/19581408-trayvon-martins-parents-speak-amid-day-of-post-verdict-vigils?lite 

http://thegrio.com/2013/07/21/op-ed-white-america-the-george-zimmerman-trial-and-the-power-of-denial/ 

http://www.timwise.org/2013/07/clip-4-tim-wise-on-msnbc-with-melissa-harris-perry-the-racial-implications-of-stand-your-ground-laws-72013/ 

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Edition #737 

How we treat those we are responsible for

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: The Aryan Brotherhood's 'Jihadist' Murder Streak in the U.S. - The Young Turks - Air Date: 04-03-13

Ch. 3: Song 1: Sail - AWOL Nation

Ch. 4: Act 2: What to Think of Whenever You Hear "The Worst of the Worst" - Black Agenda Report - Air Date: 6-12-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash

Ch. 6: Act 3: Caller: Prisons Should Not be Privatized! - Thom Hartmann - Air Date: 06-13-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: Clint Eastwood - The Gorillaz

Ch. 8: Act 4: Judge Sentenced for Selling Kids to Prisons - David Pakman Show - Air Date: 05-25-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Life in prison - Mitchell

Ch. 10: Act 5: Philadelphia 'Can't Afford' Schools, Buys $400 Million Prison - Young Turks - Air Date: 06-15-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: Opportunity - Pete Murray

Ch. 12: Act 6: Private Prisons: The Evil Side of Reaganomics - Thom Hartmann - Air Date: 06-22-13

Ch. 13: Song 6: Evil is alive and well - Jakob Dylan

Ch. 14: Act 7: Barbaric Sterilizations in California - The Progressive Magazine - Air Date: 7-9-13

Ch. 15: Song 7: 21st Century - Red Hot Chili Peppers

Ch. 16: Act 8: Forced Sterilization Of Women In American Prisons - Young Turks - Air Date: 07-13-13

Ch. 17: Song 8: The Undesirables - Lawrence Arabia

Ch. 18: Act 9: Texas County Sued for Running 'Rape Camp' at Jail - David Pakman Show - Air Date: 06-23-13

Ch. 19: Song 9: Nothing else matters - Scala & Kolacny Brothers

Ch. 20: Act 10: Solitary Watch - UnFuck it Up Project

Ch. 21: Song 10: I didn't fuck it up - Katie Goodman

Ch. 22: Act 11: Pelican Bay prisoners' hunger strike - Citizen Radio - Air Date: 07-11-13

Ch. 23: Song 11: Chain gang - Sam Cooke

Ch. 24: Act 12: Tens of Thousands of California Inmates Join Pelican Bay Hunger Strikers - Black Agenda Report - Air Date: 7-10-13

Voicemails:

Ch. 25: Rape jokes are not off limits - Peter from Chicago, IL

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Loud Pipes - Ratatat

Ch. 26: Final comments on rape jokes

Lindy West's articles:

How to Make a Rape Joke - http://jezebel.com/5925186/how-to-make-a-rape-joke

If Comedy Has No Lady Problem, Why Am I Getting So Many Rape Threats? - http://jezebel.com/if-comedy-has-no-lady-problem-why-am-i-getting-so-many-511214385

Activism:

http://solitarywatch.com/action/ 

Information for this segment can be found at:

READ:

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2012/10/solitary-confinement-shane-bauer 

WATCH: http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2012/10/video-shane-bauer-solitary 

STATE MAPS: http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2012/10/map-solitary-confinement-states 

In depth critique of US prison system: http://www.newyorker.com/arts/critics/atlarge/2012/01/30/120130crat_atlarge_gopnik 

Sponsored by the UnFuck it Up Project: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Unfuck-It-Up/196389490396988

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

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

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Edition #736

When they fail, we all lose

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: New Sounds Of Change While Everything Remains The Same - Jimmy Dore Show - Air Date 5-31-13

Ch. 3: Song 1: We are nowhere and it's now - Bright Eyes

Ch. 4: Act 2: CNN Debate: Edward Snowden: Traitor or Idiot? - Citizen Radio - Air Date: 06-11-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: Myth of Myself (A Ruse to Exploit Our Weaknesses) - Fanfarlo

Ch. 6: Act 3: Is There A Right Way To Report On Terror? - On the Media - Air Date: 5-31-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: Late November - Beacon

Ch. 8: Act 4: Buying advertising is for suckers - CounterSpin - Air Date: 7-12-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Take a minute - K'naan

Ch. 10: Act 5: Marty Kaplan on the Weapons of Mass Distraction Part 1 - Moyers and Company - Air Date: 7-12-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: Always mean it - Emilyn Brodsky

Ch. 12: Act 6: Head of Fox News is Certifiably Insane - The Young Turks - Air Date: 06-08-13

Ch. 13: Song 6: Crazy - Me First and the Gimme Gimmes

Ch. 14: Act 7: Marty Kaplan on the Weapons of Mass Distraction Part 2 - Moyers and Company - Air Date: 7-12-13

Voicemails:

Ch. 15: Stand up to the bros, think twice about rape jokes - Chris from Colorado Springs

Ch. 16: Anti-domestic violence  and sexual assault conference - www.nomas.org/conferences/mm32 - Alan

Ch. 17: A black, male perspective on the Zimmerman verdict - Q from Minneapolis, MN

Ch. 18: Trayvon wouldn't have been shot if he'd been white - Jay in Atlantic City

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Ch. 19: Final comments on the injustice of the justice system

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Edition #735

From personal to cultural

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Not all rape happens in alleyways - Citizen Radio - Air Date - 5-22-13

Ch. 3: Song 1: Allies - Heart

Ch. 4: Act 2: Teaching Men Not to Rape: Survivor Zerlina Maxwell Defies Threats After Speaking Out on Fox News - Democracy Now! - Air Date: 3-15-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: Wish them well - Rush

Ch. 6: Act 3: Shocking Military Sex Assault Crisis - David Pakman Show - Air Date: 05-16-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: Für Elise - Vince Guaraldi Trio

Ch. 8: Act 4: WSJ's Taranto: "Female Sexual Freedom" Has Led To A "War On Men" - Media Matters Minute - Air Date: 06-19-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Für Elise - Vince Guaraldi Trio

Ch. 10: Act 5: Women Can Be Sexist Trolls Too - The Young Turks - Air Date: 06-27-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: Respect - Aretha Franklin

Ch. 12: Act 6: Men can be victims of sexual assault too - This Week in Blackness - Air Date 4-15-13

Ch. 13: Song 6: Survivors - Matthew West

Ch. 14: Act 7: Why you mad?! WSJ columnist asks feminists after op-ed defends sex offender - Citizen Radio - Air Date: 06-21-13

Ch. 15: Song 7: Enemy At the Gate - The Twinkle Brothers

Ch. 16: Act 8: Ed Act Now against sexual violence on campus - UnFuck it Up Project

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

Ch. 18: Act 9: Rape Culture - Mumia Abu-Jamal - Air Date: 5-11-13

Ch. 19: Song 9: Mother Nature's son - Sheryl Crow

Ch. 20: Act 10: Caller: Women Tend to be Less Competitive - Thom Hartmann - Air Date: 05-31-13

Voicemails:

Ch. 21: Another clear example of white privilege - Todd from LA

Ch. 22: The economics side of women's rights - Chris from Colorado Springs

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Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat

Ch. 23: Final comments showing rape culture in effect

Lindy West's blog:

http://jezebel.com/if-comedy-has-no-lady-problem-why-am-i-getting-so-many-511214385

Activism:

Petition -- http://chn.ge/14AgQ8Y 

Event -- https://www.facebook.com/events/392454557522658/?fref=ts 

Information for this segment can be found at:

http://wagatwe.com/#/blog 

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

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Edition #734

No womb is safe

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: How Obama Is Handling Plan B - Dan Savage - Air Date 5-7-13

Ch. 3: Song 1: Halo - LP

Ch. 4: Act 2: Mississippi Might Jail Women for Doing THIS? - David Pakman Show - Air Date: 05-24-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: Obey - Lord Brigo

Ch. 6: Act 3: Republican Still FAILS To Understand Rape and Pregnancy - The Young Turks - Air Date: 06-17-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: The magic piper (of love) - Edwyn Collins

Ch. 8: Act 4: Texas' Theoretical Progressive Future is Suddenly a Reality - Rachel Maddow - Air Date: 06-26-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Texas Special Session Blues: I'm Just a Bill Remix - - YouTube User Bad Bill

Ch. 10: Act 5: Texas GOP unleashes political quackery on women’s reproductive rights - Jim HIghtower - Air Date: 7-10-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: Democracy - Leonard Cohen

Ch. 12: Act 6: More Evidence of Texas Turning Blue - Rachel Maddow - Air Date 06-27-13

Ch. 13: Song 6: Blue (Da ba dee) - Eiffel 65

Ch. 14: Act 7: No womb is safe - UnFuck it Up Project

Ch. 15: Song 7: I didn't fuck it up - Katie Goodman

Ch. 16: Act 8: Abortion stories to watch outside of Texas - Citizen Radio - Air Date: 07-01-13

Ch. 17: Song 8: You're a wolf - Sea Wolf

Ch. 18: Act 9: How the Ohio abortion restrictions affect your vagina - YouTube User mikepolkjunior - Air Date: 7-7-13

Ch. 19: Act 10: War on Women Carries On in Ohio - The Young Turks - Air Date: 07-02-13

Voicemails:

Ch. 20: Clarifications on the constitution - Mara from Pittsburgh

Ch. 21: A clarification on nuance - Nathan from Vancouver, WA

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Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat

Ch. 22: Final comments on whatever happened to Our Blue Media and how you might be able to help

Activism:

http://www.naral.org 

http://jessicawluther.com 

http://rhrealitycheck.org/article/2013/07/01/cant-attend-todays-rally-how-you-can-still-stand-with-texas-woman/ 

http://www.headcount.org 

Information for this segment can be found at:

http://www.crowafterroe.com 

http://rhrealitycheck.org/article/2013/07/10/with-sharia-law-bill-threatened-north-carolina-legislators-put-abortion-restrictions-in-motorcycle-safety-bill/ 

http://www.texastribune.org 

http://bradblog.com 

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

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Edition #733

Injustice plays out in two courtrooms

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Is There Still Racial Injustice in This Country? - The Young Turks - Air Date: 02-28-13

Ch. 3: Song 1: Window - The Album Leaf

Ch. 4: Act 2: SCOTUS Destroys the Voting Rights Act - Majority Report - Air Date: 06-25-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: Vote - Jerry McCain

Ch. 6: Act 3: Is Trayvon Martin's Friend Getting Racially Profiled on the Witness Stand? - The Young Turks - Air Date: 07-02-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: Trayvon Martin - Jasiri X

Ch. 8: Act 4: SCOTUS Upends The Voting Rights Act - Citizen Radio - Air Date 6-26-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Vote (feat. Ronin) - The Citizens' Band

Ch. 10: Act 5: The Trayvon Martin Trial First, Then The Zimmerman Trial - This Week in Blackness - Air Date 6-3-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: Trayvon Martin (Tribute) - YouTube - TheWorldNewsRapper

Ch. 12: Act 6: Can The Voting Rights Act SCOTUS Decision Be Fixed? - The Young Turks - Air Date: 06-30-13

Ch. 13: Song 6: Vote - Jefferson Coker

Ch. 14: Act 7: What's worse than "cracker"? Murdering a 17-year-old kid - Citizen Radio - Air Date: 07-03-13

Ch. 15: Song 7: RIP Trayvon Martin - YouTube - toast8787

Ch. 16: Act 8: Congress Now Responsible For the Future of the Voting Rights Act - Rachel Maddow - Air Date: 06-25-13

Final comments on learning the definition of white privilege

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Edition #732

The downfall of Bill Clinton's legacy

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: When Hearts Break - Dan Savage - Air Date 5-14-13

Ch. 3: Song 1: Don't go breaking my heart - Elton John

Ch. 4: Act 2: DOMA Is Dead. Hooray! - The Progressive Magazine - Air Date: 6-26-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: Celebration - Kool & The Gang

Ch. 6: Act 3: DOMA Struck DOWN - Justice Scalia's Hypocritical Rage Quotes - The Young Turks - Air Date: 06-27-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: Marry you - Bruno Mars

Ch. 8: Act 4: Bryan Fischer: Anti-Gay Activists Now Second Class Citizens - David Pakman Show - Air Date: 06-28-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Married by the sea - Theo Bard

Ch. 10: Act 5: Dealing With Your Gay Impulses - Jimmy Dore Show - Air Date 5-24-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: Adam & Steve - Nhojj

Ch. 12: Act 6: SCOTUS Strikes Down DOMA, Dismisses Prop 8 - Majority Report - Air Date: 06-26-13

Ch. 13: Song 6: January Wedding - The Avett Brothers

Ch. 14: Act 7: The Court Giveth and The Court Taketh - Mumia Abu-Jamal - Air Date: 6-29-13

Ch. 15: Song 7: Activism - Shihan

Ch. 16: Act 8: The Lives of All Americans Changed Drastically Today - Rachel Maddow - Air Date: 06-26-13

Ch. 17: Song 8: Marry me - Arro Verse

Ch. 18: Act 9: Freedom to Marry - UnFuck it Up Project

Ch. 19: Song 9: I didn't fuck it up - Katie Goodman

Ch. 20: Act 10: Will DOMA be the Beginning of the New Civil War? - Thom Hartmann - Air Date: 06-27-13

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Ch. 22: How Occupy Wall St is looking forward for the progressive movement - Dan of Occupy Albany, NY

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