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Leid Stories—Breaking Rules: Shirley Chisholm’s 1972 Presidential Bid—02.16.17

Her historic 1972 presidential bid—the first for an African-American woman from a major party—all at once presented Shirley Chisholm, a congresswoman from Brooklyn, with a multitude of challenges, both within the Democratic Party and outside it.

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Fearless Parent – 02.08.17

Healing Your Love Relationship with Stacey Martino – Episode 102 February 8th, 2017 Guest // Stacey Martino, Relationship Expert Host // Lea @ Maverick Kitchen As a Fearless Parent, you’ve turned over every rock to achieve maximum physical health for you and your family. But when is the last time you’ve “taken the temperature” of your relationship? There is growing evidence that …

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Ask Beatty – 01.30.17

Beatty talked about the importance of all of us being willing to step up to the plate and be willing (with or without professional help) to acknowledge, address and resolve our own issues, regardless of what they may be. Finding the inner courage can and will change the quality of your life and relationships forever. The choice is yours!

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Globe-trotting pollutants raise some cancer risks 4 times higher than predicted

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A new way of looking at how pollutants ride through the atmosphere has quadrupled the estimate of global lung cancer risk from a pollutant caused by combustion, to a level that is now double the allowable limit recommended by the World Health Organization. The findings, published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences …

Robert Weissman – Trump’s Corporate Cabinet

We’re facing the prospect of a government literally of the Exxons, by the Goldman Sachses and for the Kochs. President-Elect Donald Trump’s cabinet and top nominees draw more deeply from an extremist faction of the corporate class than any in memory, and likely in history. We are witnessing the wholesale corporate takeover of the American government. Nothing more plainly shows …

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Jeremy Brecher – ‘Social Self-Defense’: Protecting People and Planet Against Trump and Trumpism

Donald Trump and a powerful collection of anti-social forces have taken control of the U.S. government. They seek permanent domination in service of their individual and class wealth and power. Trump’s presidency threatens immigrants, African Americans, Muslims, workers, women, children, the elderly, the disabled, LGBTQ people, and many others. Indeed, it threatens all that holds us together as a society. …

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The Gary Null Show – 01.10.17

Today on a impact episode of The Gary Null Show, This show opens up with Gary Null giving a insightful health and healing segment. In this segment Gary Null covers the topics of Vitamin C, Parkinson’s and the impact of exercise. In the second half of the program Gary gives some new commentaries on Hilary Clinton, the 2016 election, the war on drugs and Meryl Streep’s comments at the award show Sunday night. To wrap up the show Gary plays some audio clip such as Mammograms Cause Breast Cancer – Dr. Ben Johnson and The Real Reason Why Gaddafi Was Killed. Make sure you check out The Progressive Commentary Hour every Tuesday night at 7pmest.

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Rethinking The Cost of War

This story was co-published with The Virginian-Pilot. There are many ways to measure the cost of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War: In bombs (7 million tons), in dollars ($760 billion in today’s dollars) and in bodies (58,220). Then there’s the price of caring for those who survived: Each year, the Department of Veterans Affairs spends more than $23 billion …