#891 Freedom, terrorism and where we stand (Charlie Hebdo)

Today we take a look at the terrorist attack on the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, including the hypocrisies, the missed points and a reassessment of the place of non-muslims in the War on Islamic Extremism

Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Paris Shooting: At Least 11 Dead in Terror Attack - Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) - Air Date: 01-07-15

Ch. 3: Song 1: "Paris" - Dido

Ch. 4: Act 2: France Rises For Freedom & The World Rises With Them - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 01-13-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: We Stand As One - Occupy This Album

Ch. 6: Act 3: The possible motivations behind the Charlie Hebdo attacks - @truthdig Radio - Air Date: 1-9-15

Ch. 7: Song 3: From Finner - My Head Is An Animal

Ch. 8: Act 4: Calls for press freedom highlights the hypocrisy of world leaders - @democracynow - Air Date: 1-12-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: Standing - Empires

Ch. 10: Act 5: The French government is looking for more power in response to terrorist attack - Le Show (@theharryshearer) - AIr Date: 1-11-15

Ch. 11: Song 5: Cheer Up, Charlie - Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture) [25th Anniversary Edition]

Ch. 12: Act 6: Don't miss the bigger picture of the conversation on free speech - @Radio_Dispatch - Air Date: 1-9-15

Ch. 13: Song 6: Power of Words - Conversations With Shepherds, Sheep, Guinea Pigs and Monkeys: Nursery Rhymes for the Underfed Mind Vol I

Ch. 14: Act 7: We Believe in Free Speech, No Really! - John Mill - Air Date: 1-15-15

Ch. 15: Song 7: Say What You Mean - Change of Scenery

Ch. 16: Act 8: Understanding free speech and what drives terrorism - @RalphNader Radio Hour - Air Date: 1-18-15

Ch. 17: Song 8: And It Spread - I and Love and You

Ch. 18: Act 9: How societies wrongly react to terrorist attacks - @democracynow - Air Date: 1-12-15

Ch. 19: Song 9: Catalog & Classify - Tiger Banana

Ch. 20: Act 10: We need to understand our place in the conflict with Islamic extremism - @dccommonsense - Air Date: 1-18-15

Ch. 21: Final comments on the nature of Satire

Ch. 21.1:  Giving Charlie Hebdo a pass on racism because they're from the left - @truthdig Radio - Air Date: 1-9-15

Ch. 21.2:  Examining satire at Charlie Hebdo - @Jimmy_Dore Show - Air Date: 1-16-15

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

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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  • commented 2015-01-22 22:58:21 -0500
    And even after the explanation by Jay! and Jimmy Dore I don’t see what was the need for those negative racists features on the sex slave cartoon. Surely the same point about the right’s opposition to welfare can be made with out those features.
  • commented 2015-01-22 22:42:59 -0500
    And this article explains why Je Suis Charlie is also full of crap.

  • commented 2015-01-22 09:01:25 -0500
    This article explains why I think Charlie Hebdo should be protected and why I think Charlie Hebdo is also full of crap.