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Heart of Mind Radio – 08.21.15

On today’s show, Kathryn introduced the program and gave a summary of the program’s topic: “The Art of Imperfection” and the “Truth of Divinity.” Kathryn offered discourse on “The Art of Imperfection” as a means of achieving full state of self acceptance and true love. Kathryn re-introduced the program and offered discourse on the topic: “Truth of Divinity.” Kathryn made a few comments about energy healing and offer some announcements.

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LOA Today – 08.20.15

Thoughtcatalog.com says, “Happiness is fleeting. It’s that line on the heart monitor that ascends to the highest peak but falls just as easily, if not sooner. It’s that spike in your blood sugar level after an unlawful amount of chocolate. It’s the deluded caffeine high after one too many cups of black coffee. It’s transitory and it’s short-lived.”

Is it true? No, not necessarily. Actually, happiness is the most normal, healthy state a human being can live in, and it can be a permanent experience. This week on LOA Today, we look at scientific studies being done today that move us closer to the conclusion that happiness can and should be our normal experience, as well as telling us what it will take for us to get there.

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Interview with Elizabeth Henderson – Author, Sharing the Harvest: A Citizen’s Guide to Community Supported Agriculture – 08.20.15

Elizabeth Henderson farmed at Peacework Farm in Wayne County, New York, producing organically grown vegetables for the fresh market for over 30 years. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York (NOFA-NY), co-chairs the Policy Committee, and represents the NOFA Interstate Council on the Board of the Agricultural Justice Project. For 20 years, from 1993 – 2013, she chaired the Agricultural Development Board in Wayne County and took an active role in creating the Farming and Farmland Protection Plan for the county. In 2001, the organic industry honored her with one of the first “Spirit of Organic awards, in 2007, Abundance Co-op honored her with the “Cooperating for Communities” award and in 2009 NOFA-NY honored her with a Lifetime Achievement Award and then a Golden Carrot in 2013. In 2014 Eco-Farm presented her with their “Advocate of Social Justice Award, the Justie.” Her writings on organic agriculture appear in The Natural Farmer and other publications, and she is the lead author of Sharing the Harvest: A Citizen’s Guide to Community Supported Agriculture (Chelsea Green, 2007). She also wrote A Food Book for a Sustainable Harvest for the members of Peacework Organic Community Supported Agriculture (aka GVOCSA) in its twenty seventh year in 2015.

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Fearless Parent Radio – Beyond Diet & Nutrition: Overlooked Healing Strategies – 08.19.15

Guest // Patricia Lemer, LPC

Host // Beth Lambert

palmer-reflexWhen a child is sick and parents are in “get it done” mode, stand back. We’re booking appointments, stocking up on supplies, recruiting therapists, setting up protocols, implementing new programs, and buying lots (and lots) of supplements. It’s a relief to be productive but the feeling doesn’t last. Our frenzied, sleepless activity gives way to a kind of unnatural calm where we ask:

What am I missing?

There are elements of a child’s growth and development that are almost always overlooked. This is true for all children but it’s especially true for those on a healing journey. For example:

State-of-the-art won’t mean a thing if the basics aren’t covered — think: sleep, sunshine, laughter.
What are retained primitive reflexes and what do they have to do with memory, sensory integration, emotional maturity, eating, handwriting, and stress management (among many, many others)?
Did you know that visual acuity (i.e., can your child see the blackboard?) is just one component of vision?
patty lemer headshotPatricia S. Lemer is a Licensed Professional Counselor, and practiced as an educational diagnostician for over 40 years. She was co-founder and Executive Director of Developmental Delay Resources (DDR), and international, non-profit organization for 20 years. DDR merged with Epidemic Answers in 2013, and Patty serves as Board Chair. She holds a Masters of Education in counseling and learning disabilities from Boston College and a Masters in Business from John Hopkins University. Patty lectures internationally on developmental delays, including autism spectrum disorders. From 2012-2014, she served as Chief Consultant in the establishment of a center for young adults with disabilities in Kuwait. She is the author of EnVISIONing a Bright Future: Interventions that Work for Children and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Outsmarting Autism. Visit her website for more information.

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It’s Our Money with Ellen Brown – The Centrality of Central Banks – 08.19.15

“No flow, no go.” That may be the simplest way to describe the critical role of central banks to the flow of credit and money into any monetary system. It was the lack of access to cash and bank liquidity that humbled Greece, Detroit and others. Ellen speaks with Dr. Timothy Canova, one of the foremost experts on our central bank, the Federal Reserve, about why their operation of our cash spigot determines who wins and who loses. Co-host Walt McRee speaks with Gwen Hallsmith about a newly published handbook focusing on new ways to invest in local economies and Matt Stannard reviews the Fed from a visionary point of view – what could be accomplished if the Fed worked for the public interest?

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NDC Savings Club – 08.19.15

Today Show: Hotel Md 24/7 Guest Speaker: Ken Crause – Owner   http://hotelmd247.com/ Ken Crause, a world traveler himself, saw a need for easy access to a doctor when traveling around the world and felt that many other travelers would welcome the benefit of conveniently accessing a doctor from the privacy of their hotel room, should they not feel well while staying …

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Progressive Commentary Hour – 08.18.15

Guest #1 – Dr. Paul Craig Roberts is one of today’s most progressive political and economic writers and commentators on the state of the nation: governmental dysfunction, political corruption, global and domestic economic threats, the war on terror, Wall Street, and the decline in human values in American society. He was the chairman of the Institute for Political Economy and a former Assistant Secretary of Treasury during Reagan’s first term. During his academic career he has taught at many universities and held the William Simon Chair in Political Economy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies at Georgetown University.

Dr. Roberts’ blog can be found at PaulCraigRoberts.org and he is a frequent contributor to Global Research, The Trends Journal, Counterpunch, and others. He was an associate editor at the Wall Street Journal and has published many books and articles during the past 40 years, his latest being “How America Was Lost: From 911 to the Police/Warfare State”

Guest #2 – Kermit Heartsong is an empirical scientist, political author and the creator of several award wining word games. For the past 25 years, Kermit has investigated the macroscopic developments of social, economic and political systems to identify disturbing trends in both the US and around the globe. He is currently the managing editor of Tayen Lane Publishing in San Francisco. He has appeared on CNN International and many radio stations and has been featured in a variety of magazines and publications. Kermit is the author of several books on America’s dystopia and illusions and recently published “Ukraine: Zbig’s Grand Chessboard and How the West was Checkmated.” His website is TayneLane.com

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Leid Stories – 08.24.15

St. Louis Police Killing of Mansur Ball-Bey: We Reveals New Details

Party Pooper?: Biden’s Possible Run Confirms Hillary Clinton’s Vulnerability

Mansur Ball-Bey, 18, was shot dead by police Aug. 19 during a house raid. Two police officers involved in the shooting say he aimed at them with a gun and they fired in self-defense. Witnesses, however, have said the Ball-Bay was not armed. The killing has reignited tensions locally and nationally about police use of force.

The deck’s getting stacked against Hillary Clinton. A campaign scrambling to hold itself together in the face of self-inflicted political wounds, the upsurge in Bernie Sanders’ popularity, a growing unease about her among highly placed fellow Democrats, and the wait-and-see attitudes of major endorsers is now rattled by the possibility that Vice President Joe Biden will run.

Leid Stories says that whether he runs or not, the mere discussion of a Biden candidacy confirms the Democratic Party’s recognition that Clinton is carrying way more baggage than it can carry.

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Leid Stories – 08.21.15

Don’t Keep It All to Yourself! Free Your Mind!
You have a treasure trove of great ideas, incisive opinions and sharp analyses of the issues of the day, but they’re all locked up in your head.
Liberate them! Give them a great place to go!
Leid Stories is a bridge between your brainwork and a community of thinkers who appreciate invigorating discussion and debate.