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(2015/09/01) Throwing away food while people starve (Poverty)

September 1, 201570 min
Edition #949 Today we take a look at the injustices inherent in a system that criminalizes poverty and allows food insecurity while more than enough food is dumped into landfills   Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1:  Nowhere To Go But Jail:� OverCriminalized #3- Homelessness -� @bravenewfilms - Air Date: 10-9-14 Ch. 3: Song 1: N/A Ch. 4: Act 2: The Original Sin - Locking up the Food.. - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 04-20-15 Ch. 5: Song 2: Better Then Way Too Post-Rock - Nic Bommarit Ch. 6: Act 3: Republicans Move To Finally Kick Elderly Disabled People Off Food Stamps - @RedactedTonight w/ @LeeCamp - Air Date: 04-07-15 Ch. 7: Song 3: Portland [Demo] - RENMINBI Ch. 8: Act 4: Here's How to REALLY Punish the Poor for Being Poor - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 05-26-15 Ch. 9: Song 4: Little Lion Man - Single - Piano Tribute Players Ch. 10: Act 5: Food Waste - @LastWeekTonight with @iamjohnoliver - Air Date: 7-19-15 Ch. 11: Song 5: Royal American Medley - United States Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps Ch. 12: Act 6: Millions of Americans Live Under the World Poverty Line - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 08-26-14 Ch. 13: Song 6: Mothers of the Night - Moby Ch. 14: Act 7: #HungerActionMonth via @FeedingAmerica — Best of the Left Activism Ch. 15: Song 7: Activism - Shihan Ch. 16: Act 8: The fantasy of volunteerism addressing poverty - @TalkPoverty Radio - Air Date: 8-20-15 Voicemails Ch. 17: Visit your public libraries - Jill from California Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 18: Final comments on my hiking trip to Glacier National Park Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Activism: #HungerActionMonth via @FeedingAmerica Take Action: Join one (or all!) of @FeedingAmerica’s #HungerActionMonth campaigns. Take TEN SECONDS to support Feeding America’s #Spoontember Thunderclap! Sources/further reading: "Hunger and Poverty Fact Sheet” via Feeding America "49 Million Americans Live With This — So Why Are We So Uncomfortable Talking About It?” via .Mic "Our Perceptions About the “Unworthy Poor” Haven’t Changed” via TalkPoverty Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!

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