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Leid Stories—Does the U.S. Intend to Restore Puerto Rico, Or Is There Another Plan?; Grassroots Politics Scores A Win in New Orleans—11.20.17

Thousands of people marched on the National Mall of the nation’s capital yesterday, demanding President Trump and his administration deliver promised help for the storm-ravaged island of Puerto Rico. In addition, the coalition of humanitarian and activist organizations that staged the march is calling for legislative action on eliminating an unfair maritime law that imposes prohibitive taxes on imports, cancellation …

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Black Agenda Radio – 11.20.17

Welcome to the radio magazine that brings you news, commentary and analysis from a Black Left perspective. I’m Glen Ford, along with my co-host Nellie Bailey. Coming up: The people of Haiti remember a time when they had a real army, that fought against slavery and foreign oppression; U.S. prosecutors try to put hundreds of demonstrators in prison for breaking the same window; and, Mumia …

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Visionaries – 11.20.17

“Enemies of Creativity.” We think of creativity as a positive thing, but not everyone is always happy about it — with creation comes destruction. Think of Uber — the yellow taxi industry is not too happy about it. More generally, creativity is a celebration of individuality — long on the hit list of many groups. Today we look at some …

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Meria Heller – Hell and High Water with Meria and Chuck Ochelli – 11.19.17

Hell & High Water with Meria and Chuck Ochelli. ticking of the nuclear clock;JFK Conference;13,000 more JFK documents released (not all); the trump cult of psychosis in America;why the resistance to truth? who funds your “alternative” media? fear vs. strength; the decapitation of original thought; the given accepted “normal”;spiritual understanding vs. fear;Hillary vs. trump;Jeff Sessions;Roy Moore;Kevin Spacey etc; divide and conquer now reaches women …

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Resistance Radio – Guest: Melissa Amarello – 11.19.17

After more than a decade working on the conservation of reptiles in the American southwest, Melissa Amarello co-founded Advocates for Snake Preservation in 2014 to change how people view and treat snakes. She holds a Masters in biology for her studies of rattlesnake social behavior. Download this episode (right click and save)

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Economic Update – How People Change Economies – 11.19.17

Updates on Maine’s progressive economic changes, US Senate documents how the very rich abuse the estate tax, Nestle profits as nearby Flint’s water still polluted, poverty and ‘social exclusion’ in Greece and Europe, Trump/GOP cuts health programs, US profits rise as wage share falls. Major discussions: (1) economics of migration and (2) economics of coalitions between labor unions and worker …

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Expat Files – 11.19.17

#1- When Gringos and Expats kick the bucket in Latin America- Part 2: Dying, funerals and burial insurance are all very inexpensive in Latin America. Insurance is about $3 a month for individual coverage and they take care of EVERYTHING. Plus there’s a death benefit that will cover he extras like a decent plot and casket. But wait a minute. …

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A Just Cause Radio – Wrongful Convictions: A Tragedy of Injustice – 11.19.17

The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks our AJC Radio Hosts will be discussing and giving their insight with guest Professor Ronald Sullivan Jr. at Harvard Law School, and Legal Advocate Patricia Flynn, who also advocates for disadvantaged populations as a Non-Profit Director, and Court Investigator.    Download this episode (right click and save)