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(2015/01/01) Making Provisions (Poverty)

Edition #887

Today we take a look at the state of poverty in America and some ideas of how to address it

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Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Have you benefited from a government program - @allinwithchris Hayes - Air Date: 02-04-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: Eleanor Rigby (Strings Only) - Anthology Box Set

Ch. 4: Act 2:  Extending Unemployment Benefits is Fiscally Conservative - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 10-17-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: Working Poor - House With No Home

Ch. 6: Act 3: Blessed Are The Poor - @jimmy_dore Show - Air Date 5-9-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: Kill the Poor - Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables

Ch. 8: Act 4:  Politician Pushes For Literal Hunger Games - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 11-20-14

Ch. 9: Song 4: Laughing At You - Popaganda

Ch. 10: Act 5:  PBS's Weak Challanges On Ryan Economics - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 10-10-14

Ch. 11: Song 5: Let's Eat the Poor - Let's Eat the Poor

Ch. 12: Act 6: Govt Will Double Food Stamp Value When Used for Local Fruits & Vegetables - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 11-15-14

Ch. 13: Song 6: Food Glorious Food - Oliver! (Soundtrack)

Ch. 14: Act 7: Bernie Sanders' 12 Point Plan to Save the Middle Class - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 12-05-14

Ch. 15: Song 7: Man With a Plan - Man With a Plan - Single

Ch. 16: Act 8: @HalfinTen via Coalition On Human Needs (@CoalitiononHN) - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 17: Song 8: Time for Action - Time for Action - the Very Best Of

Ch. 18: Act 9: Linda Tirado - Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America - GoodBooksRadio - Air Date: 10-03-14


Ch. 20: Let schools teach about religious holidays - Wade from Ft. Worth, TX

Ch. 21: Fact-checking Jimmy Dore on Christmas - Sandy in Germany

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 22: Final comments on a stunning piece of cognitive dissonance

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

Activism: @HalfinTen via Coalition On Human Needs (@CoalitiononHN)

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Sources/further reading:

"The Safety Net Is Good Economic Policy” by Sarah Steinberg at the Center For American Progress

"Fact of the Week: Safety Net Programs Kept Child Poverty from Skyrocketing during the Great Recession” by Lecia Imbery at the Coalition On Human Needs

"One in five millennials lives in poverty, report finds” by Jana Kasperkevic at The Guardian

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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