15: Democratic Party Realism and Much More with Nathan

Sunday, June 30 2019 – 9pm till Midnight CST

This was a live recording hosted by William, with his friend and neighbor Nathan. They discussed a lot including social media, the Democratic party primary, universal health care, trade, economics, college loans, reparations, modern monetary theory. Then he did a recap of the week’s news.

Current Events: June 23-30, 2019

— more show notes coming soon —

14: Monitoring the News

Sunday, June 23 2019 – 9pm till Midnight CST

This was a live recording hosted by William, just recapping the week’s news.

Wikipedia Portal for Current Events: June 16-22, 2019
Musical interludes: The Monitor (album) (2010) by Titus Andronicus

0:03:25 – “A More Perfect Union”
0:10:35 – “Titus Andronicus Forever”
0:12:30 – “No Future Part Three: Escape From No Future”
0:17:47 – “Richard II or Extraordinary Popular Dimensions and the Madness of Crowds (Responsible Hate Anthem)”
0:22:54 – “A Pot in Which to Piss”
0:58:15 – “Four Score and Seven”
1:27:00 – multi-level marketing
1:31:00 – “Theme From ‘Cheers'”
1:41:00 – Colombian conflict
1:43:00 – ranked-choice voting
1:49:10 – “To Old Friends and New”
2:06:40 – “…And Ever”
2:10:20 – US-Iran: Trump announces ‘major’ sanctions amid tensions
2:14:20 – Conservative MP Mark Field grabs climate protester by the neck
2:15:10 – Trump administration unveils $50 billion Palestinian economic plan in approach Abbas calls ‘unacceptable’
2:23:17 – “The Battle of Hampton Roads”
2:40:05 – Glenn Greenwald: People Who Feel Inadequate In Life Get Purpose And Strength By Calling For War

note: all timestamps are estimated

13: Blame Austin

Sunday, June 16 2019 – 9pm till Midnight CST

This was a live recording hosted by William, with a guest who he met via the No Agenda Show and the : Dude named Ben. They discussed a lot including media funding, healthy conversation and the lack of it on the Left, Moral Foundations Theory, libertarians, Alex Jones and deplatforming/demonetization. Then he did a recap of the week’s news.

Wikipedia Portal for Current Events: June 9-15, 2019
Musical interludes: The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators (1966) by The 13th Floor Elevators

0:01:44 – “You’re Gonna Miss Me”
0:04:20 – Roky Erickson and The 13th Floor Elevators | Sound Opinions 707
0:10:30 – TWiT | This Week in Tech
0:14:00 – Value-for-Value model
0:15:50 – No Agenda Meetups
0:19:15 – Dave Smith’s Part of the Problem
0:23:00 – dead air due to piano playing (thank you for hanging in there…)
0:33:00 – Libertarianism
0:40:00 – free expression issues linked to on previous episodes
0:47:30 – Joe Rogan Experience 911
0:48:50 – Behind the Curve documentary
0:53:50 – Kindly Inquisitors book
0:57:00 – Bilderberg Meetings
0:57:00 – The Conspiracy Theory That Alex Jones Is Actually Legendary, Long-Dead Texas Comedian Bill Hicks
0:59:00 – Dark Secrets Inside Bohemian Grove (2000)
1:08:30 – Prismo – a distributed version of Reddit
1:26:00 – The New Right by Michael Malice
1:28:00 – Anatomy of the State by Murray Rothbard
1:38:30 – No Agenda Social
1:45:00 – “Roller Coaster”
1:54:20 – “Splash 1 (Now I’m Home)”
2:04:50 – Kurdistan
2:06:00 – Justin Amash
2:06:38 – “Reverberation”
2:13:00 – Rohingya people
2:15:00 – Stop the Hammering
2:16:00 – “Don’t Fall Down”
2:30:31 – “Fire Engine”
2:35:40 – US Says Video Shows Iran Removing Unexploded Mine From Damaged Tanker
2:37:00 – Hatch Act of 1939
2:40:06 – “Thru the Rhythm”
2:49:54 – “You Don’t Know”
2:57:30 – “Kingdom of Heaven”
3:00:45 – “Monkey Island”
3:05:30 – “You’re Gonna Miss Me” (documentary)
3:08:00 – ego death
3:09:36 – “Tried to Hide”

note: all timestamps are estimated

12: Unsatisfied

Sunday, June 9 2019 – 9pm till Midnight CST

This was a live recording. William discussed last week’s news and what it means to be a liberal.

Wikipedia Portal for Current Events: June 2 – 9, 2019

0:03:23 – “You Are Invited”: Emergency & I (1999) by Dismemberment Plan
0:12:50 – “Waiting for the End of the World”: My Aim is True (1977) by Elvis Costello
0:21:40 – “Tr(n)igger”: The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of NiggyTardust! (2007) by Saul Williams
0:31:50 – Tank Man
0:32:00 – 30th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests
0:36:40 – Moving the Mountain (documentary)
0:39:30 – “Love’s in Need of Love Today”: Songs in the Key of Life (1976) by Stevie Wonder
0:48:00 – Khartoum massacre (Sudan)
0:57:20 – “Chinese Democracy”: Chinese Democracy (2008) by Guns N’ Roses
1:03:00 – Duff McKagan – Episode 1021 | WTF with Marc Maron
1:06:15 – R.Kelly and Jim DeRogatis
1:09:30 – “Catacombs”: Pomegranate (1995) by Poi Dog Pondering
1:15:00 – History of Poi Dog Pondering
1:27:00 – “Such a Night” by Dr John | video *
1:38:20 – “London Calling”: London Calling (1979) by The Clash
1:44:50 – “Once in a Lifetime”: Remain in Light (1980) by Talking Heads
1:49:30 – How to Play Secret Hitler
2:04:00 – “Romance”: Wild Flag (2011) by Wild Flag
2:14:00 – Rahm Emanuel
2:16:00 – Part of the Problem #452 – Contra Carlson: This Time It’s Personal | Dave Smith
2:29:40 – No Agenda Show – episode 1145
2:36:15 – “Unsatisfied”: Let It Be (1984) by The Replacements

* audio problems (but like barely)

note: all timestamps are estimated

11: Better Than They Deserve

Sunday, June 2 2019 – 9:49pm till Midnight CST

This was a live recording. William discussed the week’s news and fighting over free expression.

Wikipedia Portal for Current Events: May 26 – June 2, 2019

0:02:20 – “I’m Trying”: Don’t Turn Away (1992) by Face to Face *
0:07:10 – “Fear and Trembling”: Go Farther in Lightness (2017) by Gang of Youths
0:14:54 – “Make It Funky (part 1)” by James Brown *
0:44:40 – NOTE: North Korean nuclear negotiators might not have been executed
1:00:05 – “Pink Flag”: Pink Flag (1977) by Wire
1:03:45 – “Me, Myself and I”: 3 Feet High and Rising (1989) by De La Soul
1:07:27 – “Black Mirror”: Neon Bible (2007) by Arcade Fire
1:23:45 – What is Gab?
1:29:00 – federation (information technology)
1:30:20 – unfair but interesting: Gab Is In Full Meltdown…
1:32:00 – The Coder Who Built Mastodon
1:37:00 – expressing my love for the No Agenda “community”: podcast | mastodon
1:47:00 – Eugen’s comments regarding Gab
1:48:40 – Jack (Twitter) on Joe Rogan Experience
1:51:00 – Westboro Baptist church key member Megan Phelps-Roper leaves
1:59:00 – Hitch 22 – Christopher Hitchens On Punching Nazis (excerpt)
2:10:00 – Turning the Other Cheek
2:18:00 – How to Argue Responsibly
2:19:00 – “Black Skinhead”: Yeezus (2013) by Kanye West

*apologies for the audio problems (it’s getting better, right?)

note: all timestamps are estimated

10: Memorial Day and Unjust Wars

Sunday, May 26 2019 – 9:40pm till Midnight CST

This was a live recording. William discussed the week’s news and US foreign policy, in honor of Memorial Day.

May 20-26, 2019: Wikipedia Portal for Current Events

0:04:27 – “War Pigs”: We Sold Our Soul For Rock ‘N’ Roll (1976) by Black Sabbath *
0:13:50 – “Albright Monument, Baghdad”: Today’s Empires, Tomorrow’s Ashes (2001) by Propagandhi *
0:16:40 – “what it means to be antiwar” – Around the Empire: Joanne Leon
0:27:15 – 2016 U.S.–Iran naval incident
0:31:00 – Servant of the People | Netflix series
0:32:00 – Ibiza affair | Austria
0:52:00 – War in Donbass region of Ukraine
0:57:50 – Michael Avenatti: ‘Savior of the Republic
1:09:00 – “One Armed Scissor”: Relationship of Command (2000) by At the Drive-In *
1:23:00 – Espionage Act of 1917
1:25:00 – Intelligence Community
1:27:50 – Crossfire Hurricane: counter-investigations
1:35:00 – How European Parliament Elections Work
1:47:00 – “B.O.B.”: Stankonia (2000) by Outkast *
1:53:00 – false flags
1:54:00 – Eisenhower’s farewell address
1:54:40 – Yemen War Powers vote and veto
2:02:00 – The Government is Classifying Too Many Documents
2:04:30 – The Gulf of Tonkin Incident
2:10:00 – Rationale for the Iraq War
2:10:30 – Nayirah testimony (incubator story, part of the justification for the first Iraq War:Desert Storm)
2:11:20 – Venezuelan aid controversy
2:12:00 – Max Boot on war with Iran
2:16:00 – National Memorial Day Concert
2:20:30 – “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”: Pieces of a Man (1971) by Gil Scott-Heron

*apologies for the audio problems (working on it)

note: all timestamps are estimated

9: Discussing Abortion with John

Sunday, May 19 2019 – 9pm till Midnight CST

This was a live recording. First, William discussed the week’s news. Then his long-time friend John joined the show and they discussed abortion.

May 12-19, 2019: Wikipedia Portal for Current Events

0:00:39 – “What It’s Like”: Whitey Ford Sings the Blues (1998) by Everlast *
0:29:19 – “Brick”: Whatever and Ever Amen (1997) by Ben Folds Five *
0:49:38 – “Silent Scream”: South of Heaven (1988) by Slayer
0:53:50 – “Children Can Live (Without It)”: Nu Thang (1990) by DC Talk *
0:59:50 – “My Special Child”: I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got (2009) by Sinéad O’Connor *
1:06:00 – interview starts (Skype audio trouble for 4 minutes, disconnections for about 20 minutes)
1:20:00 – Project Love
1:24:00 – Two abortion bills proposed in Illinois go too far
1:39:10 – Roe v. Wade
2:07:00 – Moral Foundations Theory
2:17:30 – Abortion in America, Explained in 10 Facts
2:51:20 – Exhale (post-abortion support group)

*somehow all the songs had audio problems, except Slayer. coincidence?

note: all timestamps are estimated

8: Mother’s Day Eventually

Sunday, May 12 2019 – 9pm till Midnight CST

This was a live recording hosted by William. He discussed the week’s news and the pain of living a modern life.

May 5-12, 2019: Wikipedia Portal for Current Events
Musical interludes: The Midnight Organ Fight (2008) by Frightened Rabbit

0:02:22 – “Modern Leper”
0:08:16 – “I Feel Better”
0:11:22 – “Good Arms vs Bad Arms”
0:23:00 – Air Force Graduation
0:47:14 – “Fast Blood”
0:51:20 – “Old Old Fashioned”
1:13:59 – “The Twist”
1:17:50 – “Bright Pink Bookmark”
1:20:00 – Palestinian Report: Israel and Hamas Reach Cease-fire; Israeli Army Lifts Restrictions
1:25:30 – History of Israel (Birth of Zionism)
1:32:00 – US deploying carrier and bomber task force in response to ‘troubling’ Iran actions
1:46:37 – “Head Rolls Off” (audio problems, sorry)
1:51:50 – Scientists warn a million species at risk of extinction
2:03:30 – emotions necessary to make decisions
2:06:50 – “Backwards Walk”
2:10:20 – “Keep Yourself Warm”
2:16:20 – Trade war: Trump says US-China relations remain ‘very strong’
2:24:20 – United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement
2:27:00 – Democrats subpoena Trump’s tax returns in escalating fight with White House
2:37:00 – Senators request documents related to Christopher Steele, author of Trump dossier
2:40:59 – “Extrasupervery”
2:41:46 – “Poke”
2:47:30 – Harvard Won’t Renew Weinstein Lawyer As Student House Dean
3:01:30 – “Floating in the Forth”
3:09:00 – “Who’d You Kill Now?”

note: all timestamps are estimated