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(2016/01/19) To save or destroy capitalism (Economics)

January 20, 201676 min
Edition #984 Today we look at some of the downfalls of our current economic system, a few thoughts on what to do about it and what Bernie Sanders is doing to push this conversation forward   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 00:00:30 Ch. 2: Act 1: Economist Juliet Schor on Inequality & Climate Crisis - @TheNextSystem Project - Air Date: 5-5-15 Ch. 3: Song 1: Luriana Lurilee - Ben McElroy 00:03:19 Ch. 4: Act 2: Capitalism Works Best in an Authoritarian Environment... - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 02-10-15 Ch. 5: Song 2: Gone Too Far (feat. Jack Bruce) - Robin Trower 00:07:34 Ch. 6: Act 3: Michael Lewis on how the system is rigged and fundamentally broken - Open Source - Air Date: 3-24-15 Ch. 7: Song 3: Consequences - The Robert Cray Band 00:14:13 Ch. 8: Act 4: Saving Capitalism Promo with Robert Reich (@RBReich) - Goldman School - Air Date: 9-25-15 Ch. 9: Song 4: We Are the Many - Makana 00:18:29 Ch. 10: Act 5:  Robert Reich on "Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few" - @democracynow - Air Date: 09-30-15 Ch. 11: Song 5: A Few Honest Words - Ben Sollee 00:26:47 Ch. 12: Act 6: Karl Marx on Alienation - BBC Radio 4 - Air Date: 01-19-15 Ch. 13: Song 6: Workers of the World Unite! - The Last Internationale 00:29:05 Ch. 14: Act 7: Whats up with Bernie Sanders and Democratic Socialism anyway? Part 1 - Economic Update w @profwolff - Air Date 10-23-15 Ch. 15: Song 7: Going sane - Bryan Everyshed 00:39:16 Ch. 16: Act 8: Hit piece on Denmark to undercut benefits of democratic socialism - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 11-6-15 Ch. 17: Song 8: What I'm Looking For (Ad Version) - Brendan Benson 00:42:56 Ch. 18: Act 9: Whats up with Bernie Sanders and Democratic Socialism anyway? Part 2 - Economic Update w: @profwolff - Air Date 10-23-15 Voicemails 00:59:17 Ch. 19: The problems with the police - Colin from Cleveland, OH 01:04:17 Ch. 20: Domestic spying against decent - Emma from New York City Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics 01:06:27 Ch. 21: Final comments dispelling misconceptions about criticisms of capitalism Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone 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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