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What progressives can learn from the tea party movement (wow, seriously???) Shared Sacrifice Nightly, Feb 15, 2010

April 16, 2011
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Matt Stannard hosts this progressive American conversation. Call in. Stand up. Speak out. Call-in number is 347-327-9615. Listen Now: What progressives can learn from the tea party movement (wow, seriously???) Shared Sacrifice Nightly, Feb 15, 2010

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Shared Sacrifice Weekend: Dissident Soldiers: with special guest Jeff Paterson, Feb 13, 2010

April 16, 2011
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We will explore the story of Marc Hall, Fort Stewart soldier and Hip Hop artist, who wrote an angry hip hop song about stop-loss and is being court-marshalled for it (the Army will actually ship him to Iraq or Kuwait for the trial). We will play the song, “Stop Loss,” on the podcast. Jeff...

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Shared Sacrifice Weekend: Dahr Jamail on Veterans and Resistance, Jan 23, 2010

April 2, 2011
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Our guest on Shared Sacrifice Weekend is Dahr Jamail. Mr. Jamail is the author of “The Will to Resist: Soldiers Who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan.” Call in, stand up and speak out at (347) 327-9615 Listen Now: Shared Sacrifice Weekend: Dahr Jamail on Veterans and Resistance, Jan 23, 2010

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Progressives on Afghanistan: An Open Forum on Shared Sacrifice Weekend, Jan 9, 2010

April 2, 2011
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Gary and Matt facilitate an open forum on civilian casualties, the lack of genuine progressive thinking, and the tragedy that is the U.S. occupation of Afghanistan. Call in. Stand up. Speak out. Guest call-in number is 347-327-9615. Listen Now: Progressives on Afghanistan: An Open Forum on Shared Sacrifice Weekend, Jan 9, 2010

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Shared Sacrifice Weekend, Dec 26, 2009

April 2, 2011
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Matt J. Stannard is back from teaching at the very first debate workshop in Iraq. He comes back with a message of peace and optimism, and a vision of an alternative, truly progressive foreign policy. Call or join us in the chatroom to ask Matt about this very important global journey. Also: New music...

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Happy Halloween from Shared Sacrifice Weekend! Oct 31, 2009

March 26, 2011
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Progressive politics and culture with Matt J. Stannard and J. David Nichols. Veteran activist Kevin Zeese joins us to discuss health care protests. Call-in number is (347) 327-9615. Listen Now: Happy Halloween from Shared Sacrifice Weekend! Oct 31, 2009

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Shared Sacrifice–Judith Blau, Sociologists Without Borders: May 30, 2009

February 27, 2011
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Judith Blau is our guest today. Ms. Blau is Professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she is the chair of the undergraduate Social and Economic Justice Minor. She also is past president of the Southern Sociological Society, President of the U.S. chapter of Sociologists without Borders, co-founder...

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Shared Sacrifice–Joan Burke, Advocacy Director for Loaves & Fishes, a homeless shelter in California: May 16, 2009

February 27, 2011
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Joan Burke is our guest today. Ms. Burk is the Director of Advocacy for Loaves & Fishes, a homeless shelter in Sacramento, California. Loaves & Fishes is a private charity, which neither solicits or accepts government money and relies only on private donations to support its work of feeding the hungry and sheltering the...

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Shared Sacrifice–Reverend Billy of the Church of Stop Shopping: Feb 14, 2009

February 27, 2011
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We’re proud to welcome Bill Talen, AKA Reverend Billy. Reverend Billy and his gospel choir have gained international noteriety preaching economic justice and criticizing the corporate colonization of life. Billy is the host of the televisionprogram “The First Church of the Last Televangelist” and the author of What Would Jesus Buy? Fabulous Prayers in...

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Shared Sacrifice–Dr. Nathaniel Frank, Senior Research Fellow, The Palm Center: Dec 13, 2008

February 20, 2011
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Dr. Nathaniel Frank is our guest this week. Dr. Frank is Senior Research Fellow at the Palm Center and an adjunct professor at New York University. He first broke the story of the Army’s firing of Arabic-language specialists under the ‘don’t ask don’t tell’ policy. He has been interviewed for national television and radio...

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