#971 The fear response (#ParisAttacks)

Air date: 11-23-15

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Today we look at the causes of, reactions to and reporting on the recent terrorist attacks in Paris and Beirut

Show Notes

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

00:00:30 Ch. 2: Act 1: Terrorism is an emotional weapon - Common Sense with Dan Carlin (@dccommonsense) - Air Date 11-14-15

Ch. 3: Song 1: Self Inflicted - Katy Perry

00:14:03 Ch. 4: Act 2: Spiritual reflections in an age of terrorism: Fear and Response Part 1 - Progressive Faith Sermon w: Dr. Rodger Ray - Air Date 11-15-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: Fear, Terror, and the Fear of Terror - Infinite Third

00:19:01 Ch. 6: Act 3: Why Paris, And Not Beirut? - @onthemedia - Air Date: 11-20-15

Ch. 7: Song 3: Scenic World - Beirut

00:26:06 Ch. 8: Act 4: Report from Paris With Manhunt on for Eighth Attacker, France Remains in State of Emergency - @democracynow - Air Date 11-16-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: The Wrong Way - Jahzzar

00:28:46 Ch. 10: Act 5: Jim Naureckas on the differing ways corporate media report terrorist violence - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 11-20-15

Ch. 11: Song 5: Tow the Line - Nick Drake

00:39:34 Ch. 12: Act 6: ISIS Threatens To Strike Washington DC - @theyoungturks - Air Date 11-17-15

Ch. 13: Song 6: Fearless - For Today

00:43:06 Ch. 14: Act 7: Oppose the American SAFE Act of 2015 via @TheNation — Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 15: Song 7: This fickle world - Theo Bard

00:45:53 Ch. 16: Act 8: Spiritual reflections in an age of terrorism: Fear and Response Part 2 - Progressive Faith Sermon w/ Dr. Rodger Ray - Air Date 11-15-15


00:58:38 Ch. 17: Thoughts on Israel/Palestine and international terrorism - Erin from Philadelphia

01:03:06 Ch. 18: Reaction to attacks in Paris - Ryan from Phoenix

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

01:06:10 Ch. 19: Final comments on what to do during the holiday

01:08:34 Ch. 20: The wall of shame featuring Kyle, Michelle and Dan

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

Activism: Oppose the American SAFE Act of 2015 via @TheNation — Best of the Left Activism

Take Action:

SIGN & SHARE: "An Open Letter to Congress: Do Not Cede to Fear” via The Nation

Find out how your reps voted: "Here's A List Of The Democrats Who Voted To Shut The Door On Syrian Refugees” via HuffingtonPost & use ContactingTheCongress.org to admonish them for their support & encourage your senators to vote no.

Sources/further reading:

H.R. 4038: American SAFE Act of 2015 via GovTrack.us</>

"After Attacks, France Increases Its Commitment To Refugees” at ThinkProgress

#AmericaWelcomes #SyrianRefugees via @MoveOn & @thenation — Best of the Left Activism via episode #959 "The angels of our better nature are being tested (Syrian Refugee Crisis)”

"Paul Ryan’s Alarmist Syrian-Refugee Move Is Playing With Fire” via The Nation

"An update on our refugee work this week” via MoveOn.org

"Could the government shut down over refugees?” via CNN.com

"8 famous Americans with Syrian roots” — including Jerry Seinfeld, Steve Jobs, & Paula Abdul via NY Daily News

"These Famous People Were Refugees” — including Sigmund Freud, Gloria Estefan, Albert Einstein, Henry Kissenger, & Karl Marx via HuffPost

"Senate Dems vow to block refugee bill”

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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Showing 2 reactions

  • Jonathan Reiss
    commented 2015-12-03 16:17:03 -0500
    Great show. Excellent and much needed perspective in these trying times.
  • Derek Swor
    commented 2015-11-25 21:15:32 -0500
    Looks like rain might cancel those hiking plans. It’s supposed to be another severe weather event here in Central Texas from Thursday straight through to Sunday.
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