#918 War is a racket (Foreign Policy)

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Today we take a look at the underlying causes of war, just one more reason everyone should be questioning the benefits of capitalism

Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: War is a racket - @jimmy_dore Show - Air Date: 9-12-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: Profit - The Mammals


Ch. 4: Act 2: What war really costs us - Economic Update w/ @profwolff - Air Date: 12-29-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: Mic (Military Industrial Complex) - Inna Sense


Ch. 6: Act 3: LEAKED: Lockheed Martin CEO Says War Is Good For Business - @RedactedTonight w/ @leecamp - Air Date: 04-08-15

Ch. 7: Song 3: Redacted Tonight Theme Song


Ch. 8: Act 4: Keep the Wars Going and Stay Rich - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 04-20-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: My Wealth Comes to Me - Ben Sollee & Daniel Martin Moore


Ch. 10: Act 5: Our violence comes back to us - Chris Hedges - Air Date: 12-15-14

Ch. 11: Song 5: The Candy Man - Aubrey Woods


Ch. 12: Act 6: Examining Reasons For The Obligation To Fight - @majorityvillain - Air Date 9-17-14

Ch. 13: Song 6: Kipinä - Violeta Päivänkakkara


Ch. 14: Act 7: When imperialism meets capitalism - @Radio_Dispatch - Air Date: 2-19-15

Ch. 15: Song 7: Oh My God (feat. Iggy Pop) [Digital 45] - Ida Maria


Ch. 16: Act 8: U.S. Drone Strike Kills 2 Al Qaeda Hostages - @majorityfm - Air Date: 04-24-15

Ch. 17: Song 8: Shot In the Dark - Ozzy Osbourne


Ch. 18: Act 9: Drone Pilots, Please Refuse to Fly via @KnowDrones - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 19: Song 9: Activism - Shihan


Ch. 20: Act 10: If U.S. Bombed Iran What Would Actually Happen? - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 04-18-15


Voicemails

Ch. 21: Why the media doesn't cover the lynchings of black women - V from Western New York

Ch. 22: We were only taught half of the civil rights movement - Alex from Montreal

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 23: Final comments on the upcoming Baltimore episode and fundraising for Climate Hike

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


Activism: Drone Pilots, Please Refuse to Fly via @KnowDrones

Take Action:

Support "Show the Real Truth to United States TV Audiences" via KnowDrones and Veterans For Peace, Sacramento

Additional Activism/Resources:

Sign: "Guantanamo Forever? Tell John McCain: No.” via Amnesty International

Sources/further reading:

"Military Veterans Sponsor TV Commercials in California Condemning U.S. Drone Attacks” via DailyKosM

"Pakistan Is Investigating a CIA Official Accused of Murder After a US Drone Strike” by Jason Leopold at Vice News

"John McCain: The Most Hypocritical, Opportunistic and Untrustworthy Senator” by Steven Rosenfeld at Alternet

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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