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For your listening pleasure, a reprise of some favorites!

Justice Putnam Self-Portrait / copyright Justice Putnam

The Justice Department is on Netroots Radio.com Sundays 8pm to 9pm Pacific and Mondays 9pm to Midnight Pacific. Powered by Unity Radio Net!

I'm Special Agent DJ Justice; Radio Host and Program Director for Netroots Radio.com; and I'm manning the dials, spinning the discs, warbling the woofers, putting a slip in your hip and a trip to your hop.

Netroots Radio Player, Playlists and other items of interest below the Orange Flourish!

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Go ahead, now you can listen while roaming the Big Orange and beyond!

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Hour One

The playlist for Sunday 21 July 8pm to 9pm Pacific Edition of The Justice Department: Musique sans Frontieres

 ~~ "It Must Be Morning When She Dreams" ~~

1 - Alberta Hunter -- "You Can't Tell The Difference After Dark"
2 - Big Mama Thornton -- "Wade In The Water"
3 - Nina Simone -- "See line Women" - (DJ Joseph Remix)
4- Sidestepper -- "Tu Me Gustas, No Me Disgustas"
5 - L7 -- "Andres"
6 - Kate Bush -- "Lily"
7 - Bjork -- "The Hunter"
8 - Siouxsie and The Banshees -- "Cities In Dust"

Station Break

9 - Cat Power -- "The Moon"
10 - Ghostland Observatory -- "Silver City"
11 - Veruca Salt -- "Seether"
12 - The Breeders -- "Night of Joy"
13 - Agricantus -- "Jamila"
14 - Mari Boine -- "I Come From The Other Side"
15 - Manuel Galban -- "Drume Negrita"

Hour Two
The playlist for Sunday 11 August 8pm to 9pm Pacific Edition of The Justice Department: Musique sans Frontieres

 ~~ "Her Wrist in a Bony Line Forever" ~~

1 - Charlie Hunter -- "Fine Corinthean Leather"
2 - Breathe Owl Breathe -- "Lake Light"
3 - Sufjan Stevens -- "For the Widows in Paradise"
4 - Les Baxter -- "Acapulco"
5 - Jean Pierre Mirouze -- "Sexopolis"
6 - The Shaolin Afronauts -- "The Scarab"
7 - The Budos Band -- "Mark of the Unnamed"

Station Break

8 - Eliza Doolittle -- "A Smokey Room"
9 - The Sunday Drivers -- "On My Mind"
10 - Florian Mona -- "Tourne"
11 - Thievery Corporation -- "Lebanese Blonde"
12 - Zero 7 and Sia -- "Destiny"
13 - Bebel Gilberto -- "Samba da Bencoa"
14 - Private Domain -- "Amor"

Hour Three
The playlist for Sunday 18 August 8pm to 9pm Pacific Edition of The Justice Department: Musique sans Frontieres

 ~~ "Summer Specializes in Time" ~~

1 - Greg Poree -- "Hummingbird"
2 - Marvin Gaye -- "Trouble Man"
3 - Mario Biondi -- "Winter in America"
4 - Nina Simone -- "I Get Along Without You Very Well"
5 - Jazz-Hip Trio -- "Spell of Three"
6 - David Newman -- "Hard Times"
7 - Paul Desmond -- "Take Ten"

Station Break

8- The Doors -- "Summer's Almost Gone"
9 - Yo La Tengo -- "Don't Have To Be So Sad"
10 - Sinead O'Connor  -- "Molly Malone"
11 - Alias Acoustic Band -- "The Wind That Shakes The Barley"
12 - Fairport Convention -- "Matty Groves"
13 - Lal and Mike Waterson -- "Bright Phoebus"

Netroots Radio is there for ya, baby!

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Voices and Soul appears on Black Kos Tuesday's Chile; poetry chosen and critiqued by Black Kos Poetry Editor Justice Putnam.

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(Cut Stones and Arch St Ceneri, France / copyright Justice Putnam)

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Question: Who is your audience? What are you here for?

Answer: Tribal Alliances, Heart-felt Convictions, Passionate Reason, Random Abandon, Sustainable Civility and a kiss; to comfort the sad and the mad Ones; the Ones roaming the International section of the American Supermarket at night; or roaming the neglected streets looking for an angry malaprop to sink their teeth into; the Ones who seek without seeking and learn as much as they teach; the Ones who embrace and kiss and embrace again; the Ones who sing the song of the city and the ballads of the forest; the Ones who chant the rhythm of the sea and hum the melody of the desert; the Ones who sing the prayer of Her name and Her name is the World. Yes, those are the Ones.    -- JP

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(Man, Girl and Broken Window Klamath Falls, Oregon / copyright Justice Putnam)

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(Can you help folks in need heat their homes and cook their food on the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Reservations. Navajo has an important diary posted with all the particulars. Even a small amount can work towards building the minimum.

Could you please help?)

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So that explains it... !

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Sunlight and Water Pitcher Muir Beach / copyright Justice Putnam

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... Or does it?

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(Holy Bible and 3 in 1 Oil Berkeley, California / copyright Justice Putnam)

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I took another small sip of water as the next questioner rose, this time by the stacks of French novels. She was cute; red hair, tall, maybe 5'9" or 5'10", well proportioned. Had to be another doctoral student in Comparative Literature at Cal; so even at 24 or 25, was too young for my wandering eye.

"You stated," she stated determinedly, "and I quote; 'Comedy, Poetry and Fiction are only effective and only become Art if there is a Truth behind the humor, the verse and the lie.'"

"Yes," I uttered to fill the small silence.

"In your writing; in your humor, verse and lies, are you telling a Truth about yourself?" she asked, "or are you telling a Truth about the Culture and Society as a whole?"

"Yes," I answered.

--Justice Putnam
"Conversations With The Audience"

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(Rail Road Crossing, Sonoma California / copyright Justice Putnam)

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"Many heroes lived before Agamemnon, but they are all unmourned, and consigned to oblivion, because they had no bard to sing their praises."

 -- Horace

"Still the race of hero spirits pass the lamp from hand to hand."

-- Charles Kingsley

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(Morning Fog And Surf, Muir Beach, California / copyright Justice Putnam)

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Originally posted to The Justice Department on Netroots Radio.com on Mon Sep 02, 2013 at 08:45 PM PDT.

Also republished by Netroots Radio, LatinoKos, Black Kos community, and Protest Music.

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