#931 From rewriting wars to waging peace (Foreign Policy)

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Today we take a look at how the election is spurring a new round of revisionist history while others look to change the paradigm on waging war altogether

Show Notes

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

00:00:30 Ch. 2: Act 1: The importance of reflecting on past wars - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date: 5-29-15

Ch. 3: Song 1: Bury the Past - Professional Victims

00:04:13 Ch. 4: Act 2: CIA Official: George Bush Misled on Iraq and I Knew…What Do You Want Me to Do? - Majority Report (@majorityfm) - Air Date: 05-22-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: Living a Lie (feat. James Mercer) - Aimee Mann

00:14:50 Ch. 6: Act 3: The Wrong Hypothetical Question - @onthemedia - Air Date: 5-22-15

Ch. 7: Song 3: "Re-Write History" - George Dobbs - George Dobbs

00:22:16 Ch. 8: Act 4: Richard Clarke on the lessons of the Iraq War - @allinwithchris Hayes - Air Date 5-21-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: It Goes On and On - The Avett Brothers

00:30:27 Ch. 12: Act 6: Why Costa Rica Can Not be Invaded... - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 06-10-15

Ch. 13: Song 6: Peace, My Mind - Bard

00:35:01 Ch. 14: Act 7: "Move the Money" - Reducing the Pentagon Budget via @VFPNational — Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 15: Song 7: Activism - Shihan

00:37:58 Ch. 16: Act 8: Barry Ladendorf from Veterans for Peace (@VFPNational) on waging peace - @RalphNader Radio Hour - Air Date: 6-6-15


00:50:26 Ch. 17: Thoughts on Montessori school - Elka from Fort Wayne, IN

00:52:33 Ch. 18: 49 Shots Means The Officer Reloaded Twice - Wade From Ft. Worth, TX

00:56:14 Ch. 19: Education funding in Washington State - Dave from Olympia, WA

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

01:00:21 Ch. 20: Final comments on doing my American duty to take some time off

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

Activism: "Move the Money" - Reducing the Pentagon Budget via @VFPNational

Take Action:

Use ContactingTheCongress.org to tell your representatives to follow the Veterans For Peach plan to “Move the Money” & “Audit the Pentagon”

Additional Activism/Resources:

Register for the Veterans For Peace 30th Annual Convention, August 5-9

Sources/further reading:

"Praying for Peace While Waging Permanent War?” via CounterPunch

"National Defense Authorization Act: Five Things You Should Know” via the National Priorities Project

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

 Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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  • J Nor
    commented 2015-07-01 10:34:14 -0400
    thanx, jay, for fixing it, and for all you do
  • Jay Tomlinson
    commented 2015-06-30 21:26:22 -0400
    The download link has been fixed.
  • J Nor
    commented 2015-06-30 11:26:25 -0400
    Unable to download this particular show……why?
    Please have website moderator check why i cant get it.
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