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(2014/05/25) The evil that we deplore (Foreign Policy)

Edition #829

The evil that we deplore


Today we look ahead to the forthcoming report on America's torture program and back at the process by which we keep getting ourselves into these situations


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

Ch. 2: Act 1: 1 Is America ready for honesty about Iraq? - Rachel @Maddow - Air Date: 04-03-2014

Ch. 3: Song 1: Won't let go - Downplay

Ch. 4: Act 2: 2 CIA Lied About Torture To Justify Using It (Senate Report) - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 04-02-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: Don't look back in anger - Oasis

Ch. 6: Act 3: 3 Shocker! CIA Lied About Torture - @majorityfm - Air Date: 04-16-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: Going home - Niklas Aman

Ch. 8: Act 4: The Stop Torture Campaign via: @amnestyonline - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 9: Song 4: Activism - Shihan

Ch. 10: Act 5: Introduction to the AUMF and it's control over our foreign policy - RadioLab - Air Date: 4-28-24

Ch. 11: Song 5: Say goodbye - Ian Rhett

Ch. 12: Act 6: Rewriting History - @onthemedia - Air Date: 2-21-14

Ch. 13: Song 6: Re-write history - George Dobbs

Ch. 14: Act 7: How Barbara Lee became an American hero - RadioLab - Air Date: 4-28-24


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Ch. 15: Final comments: Thanking an American hero


Closing Music:

Here We Are - Patrick Park



Stop Torture: Act Now from Amnesty International

Follow/participate: #StopTorture


Sources/further reading:

United Nations Convention Against Torture

"Report Shows Widespread Torture, Despite UN Convention” by Katie Rucke

#CloseGitmo — National Day of Action to Close Guantanamo Bay


Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich


Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson


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