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(2014/07/06) The education industry (Education)

Edition #842

The education industry


Today we take a look at couple of ways smart job-creators have come up with to make people pay for portions of our education system that should either not exist or be free, thereby creating wealth for themselves and a few jobs to boot. They must have gone to college to be smart enough to come up with that plan.

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: The war on common core - @allinwithchris Hayes - Air Date: 05-08-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: The Secret Agent: The Secret Agent Ending - Philip Glass: Glass Reflections

Ch. 4: Act 2: Republican: Common Core is a Plot to Turn Kids Gay! - @majorityfm - Air Date: 05-20-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: Shame - Emotionalism (Bonus Track Version)

Ch. 6: Act 3: This Test Is Not For Non-English Speakers - @radio_dispatch - Air Date 5-2-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: Classroom - East Coast Teen Party - Volume 7

Ch. 8: Act 4: Students Now Indentured to the Banksters - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 05-24-14

Ch. 9: Song 4: Free College - Pie in the Sky

Ch. 10: Act 5: Senator Warren Fights For Students, Knowing She'll Fail - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 05-10-14

Ch. 11: Song 5: We Are the Champions - Queen: Greatest Hits

Ch. 12: Act 6: Student Debt PayBack Cap via @WhiteHouse - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 13: Song 6: Activism - The Poet

Ch. 14: Act 7: Time for a Student Loan Debt Jubilee! - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 06-04-14

Ch. 15: Song 7: Free Education (feat. Treez & Young DJ) - Unconditional

Ch. 16: Act 8: Graduating? The Class of 2014 is Screwed - @majorityfm - Air Date: 05-24-14


Ch. 21: Summer hours should be summer weeks - Dan in Sheffield Lake

Ch. 22: Don't read history, work on the future - Wade from Ft. Worth, TX

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 23: Final comment on the importance of synthesizing historical information to help create the future

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

Activism Update!

”Obama Announces New Executive Orders to Reduce Student Debt” via In the Capital


"How to Contact All the Senators Who Voted Against Student Debt Relief Legislation” via In the Capital

Find out how much the Congress cost you — then tweet it at them.

Track legislative efforts at Higher Ed Not Debt.

Sources/additional glimmers of hope:

"The 37 Senators Who Voted for Millionaires Over Students” via Campaign For America’s Future at Truthout


Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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