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Edition #897

Today we take a look at the major new stories involving a couple of small countries dealing with their much-larger neighbors
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Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Major Shift In US-Cuba Relations - Trade, Diplomacy To Flow - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 12-18-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: Cuba - Cuba

Ch. 4: Act 2: Cuba: America Finally Waking from the Nixon Fog - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 12-17-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: Richard Nixon - The American Song-Poem Anthology - Do You Know the Difference Between Big Wood and Brush?

Ch. 6: Act 3: The media responds to normalized relations with Cuba - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date: 12-19-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: Too Rude - Bright Side of Life (Bonus Track Version)

Ch. 8: Act 4: The economic implications of normalizing relations with Cuba - Economic Update w/ @profwolff - Air Date: 12-22-14

Ch. 9: Song 4: Going Down to Cuba - Time the Conqueror

Ch. 10: Act 5: Mark Weisbrot on Greek Elections as a response to economic crisis - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date: 1-30-15

Ch. 11: Song 5: Blame (feat. John Newman) - Motion

Ch. 12: Act 6: Media Miss Half the Story of The Greek Election - The F Word with @GRITlaura Flanders - Air Date: 1-27-15

Ch. 13: Song 6: Greece - National Anthems (Anthems World)

Ch. 14: Act 7: Germany's double standard on Greece's debt - Economic Update w/ @profwolff - Air Date: 2-1-15


Ch. 16: Asking for vegitarianism is too big of an ask - Scott from Sacramento

Ch. 17: Thoughts on why I still eat meat - Chris from Colorado Springs

Ch. 18: Inertia and customs - Bill in Northern Illinois

Ch. 19: Collective action is more effective than voluntary action - Julie in Brooklyn

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 20: Final comments on the conversation on food choices and results from the listener survey

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

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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