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April 27, 2009: Theme: "Hidden Sources" - Guest Joanna Harcourt-Smith
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|The Ramones||We Want the Airwaves|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Rushkoff Media Squat Intro our theme tonight is hidden sources - our guest is Joanna Harcourt-Smith|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Rushkoff monologue The Money that feedsthe ec onomy|
|Douglas Rushkoff Town Want||Towns need this|
|The Langley School Choir||Space Oddity|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Mark Eliot of Collabforge|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Wiki's are transparent and keep history|
|Douglas Rushkoff||TARP wiki idea|
|Douglas Rushkoff||participatory democracy|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Wikipedia is an example|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Beyond Life with Timothy Leary - Afterlife|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Joanna Harcourt-Smith|
|Douglas Rushkoff||The professions of the Jews (banking & money lending by default.)|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Observations of compassion|
|Douglas Rushkoff||House Arest with Eldrige Cleaver & Tim Leary|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Cruelty & intellligence, handmaidens|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Tim Leary in Switzerland & Joanna Harcourt-Smith|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Escape from Nixon and the US|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Joanna Harcourt-Smith & Tim Leary in Afghanistan|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Joanna Harcourt-Smith & Tim Leary at the Plaza Hotel|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Joanna Harcourt-Smith as Mata Hari|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Quantanamo ways were being used on Tim Leary|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Stockholm Syndrome|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Joanna Harcourt-Smith busting Tim Leary's lawyer|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Joanna Harcourt-Smith Sobriety|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Joanna Harcourt-Smith let go and gained herself|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Self Inprovement and sane and grounded spirituality|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Joanna Harcourt-Smith waxes against corporatism|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Joanna Harcourt-Smith futureprimitive.org|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Talks about the site (What is Sex Magic?)|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Joanna Harcourt-Smith is more the creator of futureprimitive.org|
|Douglas Rushkoff||Joanna Harcourt Smith & Douglas Rushkoff are friendly terms|
Mon. 4/27/09 7:04pm
The Media Squat with Douglas Rushkoff is ON (I'm Charles-A on the board. :)
Mon. 4/27/09 7:20pm
The question is: Can the public at large wake up from the shell game nightmare? I don't think most people can currently conceive of an economy that operates otherwise. It's not even in their imaginations.
Mon. 4/27/09 7:21pm
Nuke USA; Solve the the economical crisis.
Save the time and energy for the human well-being and the human enterprise.
Should have nuked it in the first place, though.
But now... Let's gear from Australia'1
Mon. 4/27/09 7:23pm
I've never thought that nuking anything would solve the problem.
Mon. 4/27/09 7:28pm
USA owes one, though. Perhaps if it is going for the right purpose, it would not hurt. As a symbolical value, at least :)
War has been declared over more feeble things in the past.
Mon. 4/27/09 7:32pm
The poem was called "Lets Drop One" which would remind us of how despicable we are. (In potentia :-)
Mon. 4/27/09 7:33pm
I didn't think this show was about war or violence.
I think what the US owes anyone is some better ideas.
Mon. 4/27/09 7:36pm
We are who we are, but sometimes we aren't very nice
Mon. 4/27/09 7:49pm
Yes, supposedly USA owes all kinds of things to other countries. Start with the aggressive violations and the list is pretty long as we know. Begin with the end of the WW2, for an example. But ameriscum is not going to pay these back. Not these, not the financial crisis, not the Iraq invasion or anything, really. Anything goes for them. Not very nice, but bomb-worthy, in my opinion. I would bomb a country if it happened in Europe in the modern age it does not. Perhaps due civility or whatnot. Anyhow, what can you expect from a country that is stuck in age of enlightenment value climate.
Still, the heart bleeds in this boardcast. A yank heart but a heart still, perhaps. Some say so,
Tue. 4/28/09 7:52am
Loving the show Douglas! Can we please have less Ramones please- I know the theme of the song is appropriate but I think it's time we admitted that they were rubbish. Just a few seconds of the chorus would suffice, otherwise it's taking about 2 minutes out of your excellent program.
Tue. 4/28/09 12:14pm
Would you link or post the websites of your guests and web addresses mentioned during the show?
This would be a help if you would post these on this page.
Sun. 5/3/09 10:03pm
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