#803 Resistance is the only hope (Capitalism)

You remember that movie "The Neverending Story"? I grew up with that movie but didn't realize until much later how "The Nothing", the apocalyptic, all-consuming, evil force threatening to destroy the universe, was such a nice allegory for capitalism. I'll say one thing for "The Nothing" though, it's very efficient at what it does.

Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Here's a Capitalist That Doesn't Understand Capitalism - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 09-18-13

Ch. 3: Song 1: Doing Business - Transfer

Ch. 4: Act 2: Return To Liberation Theology Scares Right - @jimmy_dore Show - Air Date 12-13-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: Capitalism - Little Planet

Ch. 6: Act 3: Peter Buffett: Big Philanthropy and Philanthro-Feudalism - @grittv - Air Date: 11-26-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: Nothing Is Good Enough - Magnolia (Music from the Motion Picture)

Ch. 8: Act 4: Scientific Models Now Showing Revolt Is Our Only Chance? - @LeeCamp - Air Date: 10-30-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Revolt - Strong Words for Strong People

Ch. 10: Act 5: Henry Giroux on Zombie Politics - Democracy In Crisis - @BillMoyers And Company - Air Date 11-22-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: Generation - Emerson Hart

Ch. 12: Act 6: The New Economy Coalition - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 13: Song 6: Activism - The Poet

Ch. 14: Act 7: Henry Giroux on Zombie Politics Part 2 - Still Room In The Oppression For Resistance - @BillMoyers And Company - Air Date 11-22-13


Ch. 21: We need to be honest about the effects of drugs - Justin from Los Angeles

Ch. 22: How to get to the real issues - Natasha from LA

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 23: Final comments on shifting the paradigm of talking about gender confirmation surgeries

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


New Economy Coalition h/t Keith Harrington

CommonBound, Northeastern University

Sources/further reading:

Watch: Zombie Politics and Culture in the Age of Casino Capitalism, Henry Giroux on Bill Moyers

"End the 1 percent’s free ride: Taxing land would solve America’s biggest problems” by Jesse Myerson

"Noam Chomsky: Will Capitalism Destroy Civilization?”

Chris Hedges speech on Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt via Lee Camp’s Moment of Clarity Podcast


Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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  • Brian Smith
    commented 2014-02-28 08:08:17 -0500
    I was going to post but John G said it for me, so I’ll just say thanks to him and you Jay for this program.
    My wife and I watched the documentary One Percent the other night. I had to laugh when I heard the segment in this podcast with Peter Buffett and wondered if he too was estranged from his father as his daughter noted in the video that she was.
  • Jay Tomlinson
    followed this page 2014-02-27 22:02:55 -0500
  • John G.
    commented 2014-02-27 22:02:41 -0500

    This is it! Even though you have created an amazing show up to this point, this episode was the best thing you’ve ever done. With this episode, you have reached into my soul and created a cold, wet fist of pointed rage, an organized rage, a rage that seeks nothing but justice and the end of Capitalism. Thank you, Jay.
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