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(2014/02/26) Resistance is the only hope (Capitalism)

Edition #803

Resistance is the only hope


You remember that movie "The Neverending Story"? I grew up with that movie but didn't realize until much later how "The Nothing", the apocalyptic, all-consuming, evil force threatening to destroy the universe, was such a nice allegory for capitalism. I'll say one thing for "The Nothing" though, it's very efficient at what it does.


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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Here's a Capitalist That Doesn't Understand Capitalism - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 09-18-13

Ch. 3: Song 1: Doing business - The Rorschach Garden

Ch. 4: Act 2: Return To Liberation Theology Scares Right - @jimmy_dore Show - Air Date 12-13-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: Capitalism - Yellow Umbrella

Ch. 6: Act 3: Peter Buffett: Big Philanthropy and Philanthro-Feudalism - @grittv - Air Date_ 11-26-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: Nothing is good enough - Amiee Mann

Ch. 8: Act 4: Scientific Models Now Showing Revolt Is Our Only Chance? - @LeeCamp - Air Date: 10-30-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Revolt - CHANT

Ch. 10: Act 5: Henry Giroux on Zombie Politics Part 1 - Democracy In Crisis - @BillMoyers And Company - Air Date 11-22-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: Generation - Emerson Hart

Ch. 12: Act 6: The New Economy Coalition - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 13: Song 6: Activism - Shihan

Ch. 14: Act 7: Henry Giroux on Zombie Politics Part 2 - Still Room In The Oppression For Resistance - @BillMoyers And Company - Air Date 11-22-13



Ch. 15: We need to be honest about the effects of drugs - Justin from Los Angeles

Ch. 16: How to get to the real issues - Natasha from LA


Leave a message at 202-999-3991


Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat


Ch. 17: Final comments on shifting the paradigm of talking about gender confirmation surgeries


Closing Music:

Here We Are - Patrick Park



New Economy Coalition h/t Keith Harrington

CommonBound, Northeastern University


Sources/further reading:

Watch: Zombie Politics and Culture in the Age of Casino Capitalism, Henry Giroux on Bill Moyers

"End the 1 percent’s free ride: Taxing land would solve America’s biggest problems” by Jesse Myerson

"Noam Chomsky: Will Capitalism Destroy Civilization?”

Chris Hedges speech on Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt via Lee Camp’s Moment of Clarity Podcast


Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich


Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson


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