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(2014/03/07) Moment of truth (Climate/Keystone XL)

Edition #806

Moment of truth


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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Keystone XL - Time to end the addiction - @allinwithchris Hayes - Air Date: 01-31-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: Addiction - Medina

Ch. 4: Act 2: Keystone to America: Bend Over and Take it! - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 02-07-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: Making progress - Freedom's Progress

Ch. 6: Act 3: NBC Says Pipeline Decision More Important To Presidential Image Than To Climate Change - @FAIRmediawatch - Air Date 2-7-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: We are the many - Makana

Ch. 8: Act 4: Facts Buried, Oil Sands Dug Up & The Environment Pays The Price - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 02-09-14

Ch. 9: Song 4: Perpetuum Mobile - Penguin Cafe Orchestra

Ch. 10: Act 5: Van Jones debunks myths behind the Keystone Pipeline on Crossfire - @VanJones68 - Air Date: 02-10-14

Ch. 11: Song 5: Bad idea - Goose

Ch. 12: Act 6: Huge Tar Sands Pipeline Protest in Washington - @greennewsreport - Air Date 3-4-14

Ch. 13: Song 6: The More You Ignore Me, the Closer I Get (Remastered) - Morrissey

Ch. 14: Act 7: CPAC Panel on How to Deny Climate Change - @majorityfm - Air Date: 03-05-14

Ch. 15: Song 7: Living a Lie (feat. James Mercer) - Aimee Mann

Ch. 16: Act 8: Paul Ryan Stuns CNN Host: Keystone XL Will Solve Russian Ukraine Invasion - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 03-07-14

Ch. 17: Song 8: That's All - Clare and the Reasons

Ch. 18: Act 9: Campaigns - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 19: Song 9: Activism - Shihan

Ch. 20: Act 10: Bill McKibben to Obama: Say No to Big Oil Part 1 - @MoyersNews - Air Date 2-7-14

Ch. 21: Song 10: Moment of truth - Gentleman

Ch. 22: Act 11: Jack Gerard's American Petroleum Institute - @MarkFiore Animation - Air Date: 02-27-14

Ch. 23: Song 11: The 350 Movement October 24, 2009 - The Day the World Came Together.

Ch. 24: Act 12: Bill McKibben to Obama: Say No to Big Oil Part 2 - @MoyersNews - Air Date 2-7-14



Ch. 25: Defending Matt's self-identification as 'queer' - Tanya in California

Ch. 26: Trying to get there on trans issues - Jane from Boston

Ch. 27: Don't need to know the details about trans people to defend them - Dan from Milwaukee, WI


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Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat


Ch. 28: Final comments about my bad, angry day


Closing Music:

Here We Are - Patrick Park



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Additional Activism

”Say No To Corporate Power Grabs: Reject the Trans-Pacific Partnership” from Campaigns


Sources/further reading:

"Keystone sides rush to meet deadline,” The Hill

"Opportunistic right wingers push nonsense on Keystone XL” from Green News Report (3/06/14)

KeyStone Protest Photography from independent photojournalist Jenna Pope

"Climate Change is The Context of Our Times — interview with Tim DeChristopher" from Acronym TV with Dennis Trainor, Jr

"State Dept's Keystone XL Contractor, ERM Group, Also OK'd Controversial Pebble Mine in Alaska” by Steve Horn at DeSmog Blog

"EPA Moves To Block Massive Alaskan Gold And Copper Mine” by Katie Sheppard


Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich


Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson


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