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!earshot 20: !earshot 20 - Jan 3, 2014, Segment 2

Radio 4 All - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 15:33
Anthony Enman and Brian Cleveland count down some of the "Best of the Rest" from the top 200 of 2013 in preparation for the Top 20 of 2013 show next week.
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Advice for workers suffering from repetitive strain injury (RSI)

Libcom - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 13:53
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Employment-related advice for workers who begin to suffer from a repetitive strain condition, from a union representative who has RSI.

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Democracy Now! 2014-01-06 Monday

Democracy Now (English) - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2014-01-06 Monday
  • Headlines for January 06, 2014
  • Rethinking Marijuana: As Colorado Opens World's First Pot Retail Stores, NY to Allow Medical Usage
  • "Drugs Aren't the Problem": Neuroscientist Carl Hart on Brain Science & Myths About Addiction
  • A Socialist Elected in Seattle: Kshama Sawant on Occupy, Fight for 15, Boeing's "Economic Blackmail"

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Bobs Slacktime Funhouse: Lymph Node Institute's "Ice!" Special!, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 10:25
For you, a SPECIAL show just in time for the balmy winter weather--the Lymph Node Institute's "Ice!" Show! Chill out to Sub-zero with Doc and Bugsy as they discuss the pros and pros of the annihilation of civilization via a global ice age. What's not to like? Apocalypse by any means necessary, but this way means you get served snow ice cream while you get your tongue stuck to WREK's ice-cold radio tower! Featuring music by DEVO, Mr Bungle, Leadbelly, and even freakin' VIVALDI for fuck's sake--this is a stone-cold class act.
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Following Christ, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 08:43
Tara Hogan sings Amazing Grace The Crazy Old Man talks about how the Christain right does not follow Christ. Rick Recht Band sings The Hope Yolanda Adams sings What About The Children Mike Hammer sings Help The Children Tara Hogan Sings Going Home
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Mind Over Matters: Eat the Airwaves! - 01/04/14, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 06:14
Wrap-up of the past weeks news with Geov Parrish of Eat the State!
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New World Notes: #305 -- Love and Power (Part 2), Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 05:12
Computer networks, Ayn Rand-ian individualism, and financial deregulation were supposed to yield eternal prosperity & democracy. The system began to crash in the 1990s. Part 2 explores the love-affairs that damaged both Ayn Rand and Bill Clinton. It shows how computers plus deregulation nearly destroyed the economies of East Asia. And it shows how today's US economy has been propped up and stabilized--not by "heroic individuals" or computers or deregulated markets--but by China. Now what?
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New World Notes: #305 -- Love and Power (Part 2), Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 05:12
Computer networks, Ayn Rand-ian individualism, and financial deregulation were supposed to yield eternal prosperity & democracy. The system began to crash in the 1990s. Part 2 explores the love-affairs that damaged both Ayn Rand and Bill Clinton. It shows how computers plus deregulation nearly destroyed the economies of East Asia. And it shows how today's US economy has been propped up and stabilized--not by "heroic individuals" or computers or deregulated markets--but by China. Now what?
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Great moments in satire: a love note to the haters

Libcom - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 02:45
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An article by Hugh Goldring about Great Moments in Leftism, a comic strip that highlights the often absurd nature of the radical left.

With over 2,000 likes on Facebook (where it is glibly listed under the category “Wine / Spirits”), many may still be unfamiliar with Great Moments in Leftism, an amateurish strip by a self-confessed bad artist.

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Mideast Migraines: "Goliath", chapters 14 & 15, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 01:21
Continued reading from "Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel", part II, chapters 14 - 15; music by Stuart Davis.
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The Nightfly: The Nightfly #2014.01 Hour 2 - January 6-12, 2014, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 00:08
Summary: In hour 1, we flash back to summertime with some sunny tunes, take a musical journey to Africa, and visit Soulville with Aretha Franklin. In hour 2, we'll roll on with the funk, soul, and jazz from the likes of Stanley Turrentine, Lee Morgan, and Lorez Alexandria.
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The Nightfly: The Nightfly #2014.01 Hour 1 - January 6-12, 2014, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Sun, 01/05/2014 - 23:46
In hour 1, we flash back to summertime with some sunny tunes, take a musical journey to Africa, and visit Soulville with Aretha Franklin. In hour 2, we'll roll on with the funk, soul, and jazz from the likes of Stanley Turrentine, Lee Morgan, and Lorez Alexandria.
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The EZLN - A Look at its History (Part 2): The Millenarian Resistance

Infoshop News - Sun, 01/05/2014 - 21:13

"Mexico is many Mexicos," the saying goes, and most of the time conventional wisdom summarizes in short phrases what scholars and rese...

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Adam Eidinger: A protester looks at 40

Infoshop News - Sun, 01/05/2014 - 21:07

Adam Eidinger’s most recent arrest was on Oct. 10, 2013, the 10th day of the federal government’s shutdown. It began with a trip in ...

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Standing fast: a novel - Harvey Swados

Libcom - Sun, 01/05/2014 - 07:38
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Harvey Swados' fictional story of a group of socialists and their lives from the dawn of USA's involvement in World War II to the Kennedy assasination. More or less based on the Worker's Party of Max Shachtman, C.L.R. James, Raya Dunayevskaya and Stan Weir.

Arizona's Tenacious Laws Against Sex Workers

Infoshop News - Sun, 01/05/2014 - 01:59

Project ROSE (Reaching Out on Sexual Exploitation) is a new collaboration between police, prosecutors and University of Arizona’s School o...

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Beyond Self-Care: Speaking Tour

Infoshop News - Sun, 01/05/2014 - 01:12

In activist circles and beyond, it has become commonplace to speak of self-care, taking for granted that the meaning of this expression is sel...

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