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(2015/05/15) A crisis of culture (Capitalism)

May 15, 201571 min
Edition #922
Today we take a hard look at modern-day civilization and culture and ponder what we could do to make things better
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Show Notes
Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill
00:00:30 Ch. 2: Act 1: The Death of Culture at the Hands of the Profit Motive - @majorityfm - Air Date: 01-20-15
Ch. 3: Song 1: My Conversation - The Uniques

00:13:04 Ch. 4: Act 2: Visionary Sci Fi for an Age of Acquiescence - The F Word with @GRITlaura Flanders - Air Date: 4-20-15
Ch. 5: Song 2: Design - Fiction Company

00:15:58 Ch. 6: Act 3: .@ShawnAchor - The happy secret to better work - @TEDTalks - Air Date: 2-1-12
Ch. 7: Song 3: Everybody Loves a Happy Ending (iTunes Originals Version) - Tears for Fears

00:29:08 Ch. 8: Act 4: A Brief History of Humankind - @DecodeDC - Air Date: 4-30-15
Ch. 9: Song 4: "Going Sane" - Two Cheers

00:40:39 Ch. 10: Act 5: Lacking liberty from slavery to feudalism to capitalism - Economic Update with @profwolff - Air Date: 2-1-15
Ch. 11: Song 5: Revolution - Grandaddy

00:55:40 Ch. 12: Act 6: .@TheNextSystem Project- National Launch Webinar - Best of the Left Activism

00:58:10 Ch. 14: What I took away from the Baltimore episode - Ryan from Pheonix
01:02:54 Ch. 15: Thanks for Baltimore episode - Isaiah from New York
01:03:35 Ch. 16: Nonviolence doesn't work when society is callous to suffering - Diane from Houston
Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

01:06:01 Ch. 17: Final comments on capitalism, culture and The Next System Project
Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

Activism: @TheNextSystem Project: National Launch Webinar
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WATCH The Next System Project National Launch Webinar moderated by Laura Flanders of GritTV
Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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