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Expat Files – 05.15.15

-Would you like to take part in on one of my live “webinars?
Check out www.Expatwisdom.com and sign up for one of my free one hour live “webinars”. They will take place about every two weeks and free for a limited time so sign up now to listen in live and contribute your own thoughts and questions about Latin America.

-Some Latins, especially upscale Latins, don’t like the term “3rd world”. They much prefer the more PC term “developing nation”. In fact, to call someone a “trecer mundista” (a 3rd worlder) south of the border can be a harsh insult to some of the more sensitive educated Latins- though its often mouthed by Latin bosses to employees who have made errors on the job or have done something the chief bottle washer considers stupid. Use the 3rd world thing at your own risk…

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Heart of Mind Radio – 05.15.15

n today’s Heart Of Mind Radio, host Kathryn Davis invites the creators of a remarkable new video game designed to enhance spiritual cultivation. Our guests M. Malcolm King and Ron Williams are co-designers of KARMANTRICS: the game of Enlightenment. The discussion covers the history and development of the game, how it was created first as a board game and then converted to an on-line game. Also about its purpose and the mission of its creators. For more information go tohttp://karmantics.com

In segment two we discuss the importance for every person to make a direct connection to Mother Earth and coming into the realization that humanity is responsible for her healing and restoration to wholeness.

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LOA Today – 05.14.15

You’ve been practicing the Law of Attraction, applying it in your life on a daily basis, and you’ve started to see some results. So what do you do when you want more?

Life is supposed to be abundant. In this week’s show, we talk about what it takes to bring more of the good stuff into your life.

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What Women Must Know – New Beginnings: The Triumphs of 120 Cancer Survivors with Bill Aron – 05.14.15

Bill Aron, himself a 20-year cancer survivor, is an internationally renowned photographer. Long known as an environmental portrait photographer and a chronicler of Jewish communities throughout the world, Aron’s photographs have been exhibited in major museums and galleries throughout the United States and Israel, including the Museum of Modern Art, the International Center for Photography, the Jewish Museum, the Chicago Art Institute, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Mississippi Museum of Art, the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, and the Museum of the Diaspora in Tel-Aviv. His previous books include From the Corners of the Earth and Shalom Y’all: Images of Jewish Life in the American South. Aron lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two sons, where he is quite possibly the only photographer with a PhD in sociology (from the University of Chicago).
Most importantly, Aron knows cancer firsthand and truly understands what the 120 survivors he has profiled have in common. His powerful book documents the triumphs of inspiring people in ways that offer cancer patients the hope for new beginnings.
Visit his website at www.billaron.com.

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Political Analysis – Progressives Debate Bernie Sanders’ Democratic Primary Run and a Critical Look at Freelancing – 05.14.15

The May 14 edition of “Political Analysis” on The Progressive Radio Network featured a debate between a proponent of U.S. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) run for president as part of the Democratic Party primary vs. Hillary Clinton (among others) and a critic of it. It also featured a critical look at the political-economy of freelancing.

On the first half of the show, Carl Gibson, author of an Al Jazeera America article in favor of a Sanders Democratic Party primary run went toe-to-toe with Ashley Smith, author of an article appearing online in Jacobin Magazine critical of such a run.

The second half of the show featured Sarah Grey, author of the recent piece published online by Jacobin titled, “Four Myths About the ‘Freelancer Class.’”

Leid Stories – 05.12.15

Yielding to the Duopoly: Is There A Left Left? The 2016 presidential election is picking up steam. That doesn’t seem to be the case, however, with an organized opposition to the six-of-one/half-dozen-of-the-other kind of politics we’ve been having for a long time now. It appears we’re still stuck with the Republican-Democrat duopoly. Even big labor and heretofore populist and left-of-center …

Ask Beatty – Elizabeth Massey – 05.11.15

Beatty talked about having attended a Moral Monday breakfast at Union Theological Seminary in New York City with guest speaker Reverend Doctor William, Director of the North Carolina NAACP. As a society, despite different party lines, we need to all get in touch with our moral selves personally and politically and not just on Monday’s.  Her guest tonight was Elizabeth …