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2013 highlights and lowlights, rusted root breaks the stage & Carl Sagan’s pale blue dot

On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin highlights a few of the most uplifting and encouraging news stories of 2013, from organ printing to Snowden’s heroism. Abby then features a few of her favorite interviews from the second season of the show. Abby is then joined by Lee Camp, comedian and host of the Moment of Clarity web series, discussing a few of the most outrageous news stories of the year, including the “affluenza” case, Chevron suing oil victims and charging glitter bombers with starting a terrorism hoax. Abby then features the world premiere of Rusted Roots’ new song “Smarty Pants” and interviews lead singer Mike Glabicki and music producer Jason Samuel about the anti-fracking movement and the corporate takeover of America. BTS wraps up the show with a recent discovery of five Jupiter-sized planets that contain water within our Milky Way and outlines the Drake Equation by astrophysicist Carl Sagan.

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