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Project Censored – 01.30.18

Download this episode (right click and save) Long-time Honduras-solidarity activist Matt Ginsberg-Jaeckle is the first guest on this weeks show;  he provides updates on the suppression of popular dissent in Honduras in the aftermath of last year’s  corrupted election, and the pervasive power of a tiny US-backed ruling elite.For the second segment of the program, Portland-area high-school teacher Ursula Wolfe-Rocca …

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Sarah Boseley – Baby boomers ‘should work for longer to stay healthy’

The baby boomer generation, now in their 50s to 70s, should stop thinking about putting their feet up when they retire – and maybe not retire at all for the sake of their health, according to the government’s chief medical officer. Professor Sally Davies, in her latest annual report on the health of the nation, to be published on Tuesday, …

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Endangered Species: The Self-Employed Middle Class – Charles Hugh Smith

Including the professional class, perhaps 3% of the workforce is truly independent. Being self-employed (i.e. owning your own small business that does not require employees) is an integral part of the American Dream. Many start out dreaming of a corner office in Corporate America, but as they move up the ladder, many become disillusioned by the process and the goal: do …