Third Eye Weekly

Premiere DateJul 4, 2013
Categories Media Talk
00:00 Welcome to Episode 60: Birthday Week
01:14 Matt and Jen with the week on BTR, today's guests, and how to celebrate your birthday.
07:15 Quiet America Memoryhouse
09:09 Interview with Kait McIntyre of Midwest Action Against Drones, Part 1
13:35 The week in independent media
17:01 American West Sun Airway
21:08 Interview with Kait McIntyre of Midest Action Against Drones, Part 2
27:59 Matt and Jen with your promotional air raid!
28:47 A Time to Speak [And a Time to Keep Silent] Levi the Poet
33:04 Serious Business on BTR!
33:34 Interview with Lawrence Lessig
40:45 Matt and Jen with the week in under reported news
47:25 Interview with Dr. Rufus Pollock
50:38 The Summer Ends American Football
55:12 Last Year Akron/Family
56:39 Matt and Jen with the outro
57:44 Born Blameless Jaime DeWolf
60:41 Finish

It’s Birthday Week on BTR!

First, Kait McIntyre of the Chicago Antiwar Committee joins us to talk about the committee’s upcoming Midwest Action Against Drone event coming to the Windy City at the end September.

And later, we feature previously unaired interview audio from past Third Eye guests, Lawrence Lessig and Dr. Rufus Pollock on the subject of copyright reform.

Today’s spoken word segments feature the talents of Levi the Poet and Jaime DeWolf. For more on this week’s featured poems and stories, check out the Third Eye Weekly Tumblr and Twitter accounts.

The Week in Independent Media:

“New York City Council passes measures to put a leash on stop-and-frisk” (June 28, RT)

“Restricted web access to The Guardian, now Armywide, officials say” (June 27, Monterey County Herald)

“Bangladesh reacts to ‘shocking’ US move to cut trade privileges” (June 28, GlobalPost)

“Bangladesh slams US move to cut trade” (June 29, SBS)

“Jordanians wary of US military deployment” (June 28, Middle East Online)

“Pakistan government investigates Pervez Musharraf clampdown in 2007” (June 27, 2013)

“Budget Impact Assessment FINAL” (Sep 22, 2011 – House Armed Service Committee Republican Staff)

“Proposed immigration bill would add 20K Border Patrol agents” (June 20, A/ The Brownsvilee Herald)

The Week in Under-Reported Stories in Mainstream News:

“Supreme Court: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Undefeated This Term” (June 21, The Huffington Post)

“Supreme Court Ruled in Favor of America’s Top Corporate Lobbying Group in 13 of 16 Cases This Term” (June 24, Think Progress)

“Chamber of Commerce Keeps Scoring With High Court” (June 28, CNBC)

“South Korea issues cyberattack alert after it says many sites are hacked” (June 25)

“W.H.O. Issues Guidelines for Earlier H.I.V. Treatment” (June 30, The New York Times)

“World Health Organization: We Need To Treat 26 Million HIV Patients To Halt Spread” (June 30, HuffPo)

“European Union Makes Surprise Deal on Budget” (June 27, New York Times)

“Germany blocks Turkey’s EU accession talks” (June 20, Yahoo)

“EU rebutes Turkey on crackdown by delaying entry talks” (June 25, Reuters)

“Croatia joins EU amid celebrations and uncertainty about future” (June 30, Guardian)

“Croatia EU Membership Celebrated” (June 30, HuffPo)

“Scores killed in Nigeria ethnic violence” (June 28, Al Jazeera)

“Qatar powerful PM to go as new emir sweeps in” (June 27, AFP)

“New Hope for Democracy in a Dynastic Land” (June 25, The New York Times)

Without further ado …

The Playlist!

The Music!

(Official The Years cover art)
July 11 – Mercury Lounge – Ottawa, Canada
July 12 – O Patro Vys – Montreal, Canada
July 19 – The Drake Hotel – Toronto, Canada

Sun Airway
(Official Nocturne of Exploded Crystal Chandelier cover art)

(Official Set ‘Em Wild, Set ‘Em Free cover art)
Jul 14 – Nijmegen, NL
Jul 15 – Diksmuide, BE
Jul 16 – Amsterdam, NL

Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz have co-hosted BTR's Third Eye Weekly podcast since November 2014. Learn more about Zach and Lisa.