Best of the Left Podcast : (2011/11/08) The whole world is, in fact, watching and taking part (Occupy Wall St. Part 5)

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The world is, in fact, watching and taking part

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Act 1: Thanks for Nothin' - Mark Fiore Air Date 10-27-11

Song 1: Looking through you - The Wallflowers

Act 2: Erroneous reporting on the Occupation - Counterspin Air Date: 10-27-11

Song 2: Down the line - José González

Act 3: Prophetic article calling for the occupation Part 1 - Majority Report 10-25-11

Song 3: Generation - Emerson Hart

Act 4: Why Don't The Occupy Protesters Stop Whining, Just Work Hard - Lee Camp Air Date: 10-28-11

Song 4: Have you had enough? - Rickie Lee Jones & The Squirrel Nut Zippers

Act 5: Prophetic article calling for the occupation Part 2 - Majority Report 10-25-11

Song 5: I can help - Billy Swan

Act 6: Comparing the Occupation to the Bonus Army encampment - Rachel Maddow Air Date: 10-26-11

Song 6: Down the drain - Will Dailey

Act 7: Protest update and thoughts on tear gas - The Bugle Air Date: 11-3-11

Song 7: Touch of grey - Grateful Dead

Act 8: Poll Americans Distrust Government - Young Turks Air Date: 10-26-11

Song 8: I didn't fuck it up - Katie Goodman

Act 9: Missing Howard Zinn, Oracle of OWS - The Progressive Air Date: 10-31-11

Song 9: Back to life - Soul II Soul

Act 10: Shockupy Wall Street Fad - Colbert Report Air Date: 10-27-11

Song 10: Ave Maria (Pavarotti / O'Riordan) - The Cranberries

Act 11: The world is, in fact, watching the Oakland Occupation - Matthew Filipowicz Air Date: 10-27-11


Call to action: go visit an occupation and bring food and water - Todd from LA

Disappointment in election results and education system in Colorado - Dominic from Castle Rock, Colorado

Request for a union episode - Colin from Cleveland, OH

Occupy protests hitting on emotions and logic to take down the system - John from Tulsa, OK

Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat

Final Comments on the irrelevance of other news

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Parks & Demostrations - Oakland Riot - Daily Show Air Date: 10-26-11

Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson

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