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iEat Green – Interview with Megan Miller of Bitty Foods – 07.23.15

My guest is Megan Miller, the founder of Bitty Foods, a company that makes desserts out of cricket flour. Megan’s prior work in Global Media had her traveling to different parts of Asia and Latin America, where eating insects is a regular part of the diet. The idea of introducing edible insects to the Western culture came out of that experience, and her time in a pastry kitchen of a fine-dining restaurant informed her decision to use desserts as the medium. Cricket flour is high in protein, free of grains, and is packed with healthy fats and micro-nutrients. Are edible insects a part of our future? Listen to my interview with Megan Miller to find out!

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The Mark Riley Show – 07.22.15

Officer threatened Sandra Bland with Taser, police video shows. And that’s not all. The video that shows her stop for FAILURE to SIGNAL when changing lanes appears to have been edited. And now she’s dead.

City Hall, in counterattack, casts Uber as corporate behemoth. Yeah, like New York isn’t home to dozens of corporate behemoths. If that weren’t enough, as I predicted on another show last night, Gov. Cuomo has weighed in against the mayor’s position. Sheeeesh!

Hackers expose first Ashley Madison users. You knew this was coming. Divorce lawyers must be licking their chops. Ashley Madison’s parent company calls it a form of terrorism. Over the top, or what? Anyone feel sorry for the people about to get exposed?

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NDC Savings Club – 07.22.15

Guest Speaker:  Dr. Gary Lawson owner We Care Medical Mall inc. Today topic: Affordable MRI and CT Scans http://cheapimaging.com/ (MRi) Since 2000 – We Care Medical Mall, inc. has assists people with no insurance or high deductibles to obtain affordable imaging center self-pay, cash prices. We have contracts with 2,800 quality imaging center locations nationwide, and get a volume-based wholesale discount rate …

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Leid Stories – 07.22.15

Puerto Rico’s Crisis: Debt Peonage and 21st-Century U.S. Colonialism

Dr. Victor M. Rodriguez, professor of Chicano and Latino Studies at California State University of Long Beach, explains Puerto Rico’s current $73-billion debt crisis in the context of the island’s political status as a U.S. colony and the suitability of its continued indebtedness to U.S. and international financial interests, and governance by leaders in collusion with both.

Born in Puerto Rico, Rodriguez’s area of expertise is the racialization of Latino identity and its impact on political behavior. At CSULB he teaches courses emphasizing issues in social inequality: Wealth and Poverty in Latino Communities, Chicano/Latino Politics, and on Identity Assimilation in Chicano and Latino Life, The Ethnic Experience, and Latino Population in the United States. He is the author of Latino Politics: Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Class in the Mexican American and Puerto Rican Experience in the United States (2012).

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The Gary Null Show – 07.22.15

Updated commentaries on Greece, Ukraine and the Iran deal, with Paul Craig Roberts.

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”