This week on Act Out! we're talking borders and barriers. First up, did you know that the U.S constitution has a different border zone than the official border map of the U.S.? And what does that have to do with drones in a small town in Maine?
Next up, make some noise between barriers this New Years and here's how the U.S now extends to 75% of the world's nations.
Finally, following last week's Net Neutrality decision, you may be feeling down – but here's a pick me up that gives YOU the power to access the internet – no telecoms allowed.
This week on Act Out! we gave you a lowdown last week on oil pipelines – but what about natural gas? Safer, right? Not so much. Here's the explosive reality of the natural gas pipelines criss crossing our nation.
Next up, mining companies have been given a greenlight to pollute on your dime and the profession with the highest suicide rates in the country will surprise you.
Finally, Mickey Huff from Project Censored joins us to talk about corporate media, truth in a post-truth era and stories you didn't know you didn't know.
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This week on Act Out! some oil soaked headlines and lowlives you need to be made aware of -
PLUS your last chance to stand up for free speech in the digital age. On December 14th, Telecoms will attempt to turn the internet into a series of toll roads and slow lanes. Here's how you can stop them.
And finally, Nick Braña joins the show again to talk about the new Movement for a People's Party, collaboration on the left and the inevitable downfall of the monopolistic two-party system.
This week on Act Out, we're in the midst of consumerism's high point, fresh off the heels of black Friday steals, sliding towards the most ironically plastic holiday of the year.
Meanwhile, consumerist capitalism is tearing us apart – not only from each other but from ourselves. Depression and mental health issues are on the rise and we're told to buy, buy, buy.
Yet in the din of dollar signs and bottom lines, there are community efforts to connect on deeper levels – to highlight the sacred, the profound and to work together to create, build and resist. We sit down with the Sanctuaries here in the devil's den to explore those ideas.