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Edition #1107

Today we look again at some of the underlying forces that shape the modern conservative mindset, including an answer (at long last!) to how anyone could think conservative comedy is funny

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Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Introduction + Deep Story - What Drives Trump Supporters? Sociologist Arlie Russell Hochschild on Anger & Mourning of the Right - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 9-28-16

Ch. 3: Song 1: Leader - Burning Spear

Ch. 4: Act 2: Asking the Right Questions About Health Care - On The Media - Air Date 5-5-17

Ch. 5: Song 2: Blue Moon Of Kentucky - Ben Sollee

Ch. 6: Act 3: Understanding conservative humor - Backstory - Air Date 5-19-17

Ch. 7: Song 3: My Drugs Are Red, White, And Blue - The O'Franken Factor Factor: The Very Best Of The O'Franken Factor

Ch. 8: Act 4: Diehard Trump Supporter Has a Complete Change of Heart - Majority Report (@MajorityFM) - Air Date: 03-23-17

Ch. 9: Song 4: Lessons Learned - Matt & Kim

Ch. 10: Act 5: Examining diversity and instability in the US - The Ezra Klein Show - Air Date 5-23-17

Ch. 11: Song 5: Between the Wars - Billy Bragg

Ch. 12: Act 6: Anand Giridharadas: A letter to all who have lost in this era - TEDTalks - Air Date 8-18-16


Ch. 13: In response to Jacobin Radio and the economics of wealth creation - Dave from Olympia, WA

Ch. 14: Put your media where your mouth is - Ryan in San Diego, CA

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 15: Final comments on how the labels we use distort our perception of politics and policies

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

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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