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JEFFREY ST. CLAIR – The President Who Wasn’t There: Barack Obama’s Legacy of Impotence

Barack Obama was in Brasilia on March 19, 2011, when he announced with limited fanfare the latest regime change war of his presidency. The bombing of Libya had begun with a hail of cruise missile attacks and air strikes. It was something of an impromptu intervention, orchestrated largely by Hillary Clinton, Susan Rice and the diva of vengeance Samantha Power, always …

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ANDREW O’HEHIR – It can happen here: But has it? The 1933 scenario is no longer hypothetical

We have crossed the river of history into a new country, and there’s no way back. Now we are stumbling around, amid the gathering darkness, and trying to figure out whether anything in this alien landscape is recognizable. Will the presidency of Donald Trump — an eventuality unforeseen by anyone, including Trump himself — resemble things that have happened before? …

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Nadia Prupis – Fearing Trump, Calls Grow for ‘Sanctuary Campuses’ for Undocumented Students

Students and professors across the country are calling for their schools to become “sanctuary campuses” for undocumented immigrants, in a creative form of resistance to the xenophobic policies of the incoming Trump administration. Inside Higher Ed reports that thousands of people have signed petitions urging their campuses to protect undocumented students, who will likely be at increased risk of deportation …

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The Gary Null Show – 06.17.16

On “The Gary Null Show” today Gary had a quick health and healing segment and then read a new original article as well as speak with Mr. Barry Lando. Click on the articles below to learn more.

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Life expectancy declines for white Americans

It seems that each week brings new information documenting the precipitous decline in the conditions of life for a large majority of the American people. Yet in all of the media commentary on the mood of anger expressed in the convulsive 2016 election campaign, little is said about the profound and worsening social crisis that is fueling it. On Wednesday …

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Has PBS Become a Front for Big Pharma?

A PBS Frontline documentary argues that supplements are useless—relying on “expert testimony” from paid Pharma representatives. Last week, PBS’s Frontline aired an hour-long program titled “Supplements and Safety.” Jointly produced by Frontline, the New York Times, and the Canadian Broadcasting Commission, the program was clearly intended to leave viewers with the one-sided impression that dietary supplements are unregulated, unsafe—and that …

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More Than A Few Bad Eggs: Industrial Farms Exploiting ‘Organic’ Label for Profit

Thanks to industrial food producers who are “gaming the system,” eggs labeled as “organic” may not be very different from the factory-farmed versions consumers are trying to avoid, warns a new report from the non-profit Cornucopia Institute. Indeed, for some large-scale producers, the label “appears to be nothing more than a profitable marketing term to apply to the agro-industrial production …

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Jim Garrison – ISIS, Holocaust, and Hope

President Obama is acting as if ISIS is terrorism as usual, slightly upgraded. Donald Trump is acting as if Muslims are the enemy, no exceptions. The reality is that with ISIS, we are no longer playing with fire, we are playing with dynamite. This is what Obama does not yet understand. The solution is to eliminate ISIS, not discriminate against …

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Leid Stories – 12.09.15

Climate Change: Politics, the Media and the Mass Killings in San Bernardino

Last Wednesday’s mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, in which a Muslim couple—Syed Rizwan Farook, 28 and his wife Tashfeen Malik, 29—killed 14 people and wounded 21 others attending a holiday party, has jarred the national consciousness.
Leid Stories listeners analyze how the tragic event, which President Obama has called “an act of terrorism,” is shaping and changing their attitudes.