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Tonight: Maria, Meta, Musk (Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa, arrogance from Meta, and TIME's person of the year, Elon Musk)
• Maria Ressa's Nobel Peace Prize Speech - Oslo, 10 December 2021. (See also Dmitry Muratov, the other laureate.)
• Facebook executive blames 'individual humans' for the spread of misinformation, saying they choose what to believe and what to share - Business Insider covers Axios on HBO's Ina Fried interviewing Andrew 'Boz' Bosworth (Dec 12)
• Friend of the show Chris Gilliard posts (Dec 13): “Look, we don’t *produce* the toxic waste, we just amplify and distribute it” says exec at toxic waste factory.
• Time Person of the Year: Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, named most influential of 2021 (Dec 13, 2021)
• My : TIME is owned by Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce. So basically the headline is "Silicon Valley billionaire gives award to another Silicon Valley billionaire."
• Ernest Owens writes: "TIME owner Marc Benioff is an investor in SpaceX. Moving on..."
• E.W. Niedermeyer posts: "Time Magazine got this one right. We live in depraved, acquisitive, intellectually bankrupt times and nobody embodies our wretched zeitgeist quite like this bloated sociopath. Literally the hero we deserve."
• From Public Citizen: "Here’s an idea: How about we celebrate real frontline workers instead of a billionaire who increased his wealth by $228,000,000,000 during a global pandemic?"
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|Artist||Track||Comments||Images||Approx. start time|
|Maria, Meta, Musk: Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa, arrogance from Meta, and TIME's person of the year, Elon Musk|
|Tomaš Dvořák||Game Boy Tune|
|Maria||0:11:05 (MP3 | Pop-up)|
|Meta||0:18:20 (MP3 | Pop-up)|
|Musk||0:44:49 (MP3 | Pop-up)|
|Ergo Phizmiz ft. Depresstival||Dot Com Boom||https://strategictapereserve.bandcamp.com/track/dot-com-boom||0:54:50 (MP3 | Pop-up)|