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(2016/04/08) How not to be terrorized (Brussels Bombing)

April 8, 201683 min
Edition #1005
Today we take a look at some of the various responses to the recent bombing in Brussels, Belgium. Unsurprisingly, politicians who traditionally thrive on fear-mongering are encouraging us to be afraid, just as the terrorists would hope.
 
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Show Notes
Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill
Ch. 2: Act 1: Glenn Greenwald: Cruz, Trump, Clinton "Playing into the Hands" of ISIL After Brussels Bombings - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 03-24-16
Ch. 3: Song 1: Naked As We Came - Iron & Wine

Ch. 4: Act 2: Ted Cruz: Cops Should Patrol Muslim Neighborhoods - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 03-24-16
Ch. 5: Song 2: Empathy - Chasing Kings

Ch. 6: Act 3: The patetic media response to the Brussels bombing - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 3-25-16
Ch. 7: Song 3: Fearless (Acoustic Version) - For Today

Ch. 8: Act 4: Faith in the Face of Terrorism - Progressive Faith Sermons - Dr. Roger Ray - Air Date 3-27-16
Ch. 9: Song 4: Fear is a villain - Theo Bard

Ch. 10: Act 5: What are our ideals worth? - @dccommonsense w/ Dan Carlin - Air Date 4-1-16

Voicemails
Ch. 11: The ways in which contractors are getting screwed - Ruben from Oakland
Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 12: Final comments on how I was once an independent contractor getting screwed by FedEx
Ch. 13: Bonus Clip:  The CA FedEx case: employees vs. contractors - Economic Update w/ @profwolff - Air Date: 6-21-15
Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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