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Visionaries – 11.14.16

“Our Computational World.” Is our world a computation – do we live “in the Matrix?” The mathematician Stephen Wolfram, author of “A New Kind of Science,” says that Newton made a mistake to assume nature can be understood through differential equations. Nature uses software-like rule sets. Wolfram says, “I think when I find the code that generates our world, it will be about six lines.” More at: http://generativegenomics.com

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The Gary Null Show – 11.10.16

Today On The Gary Null Show, Gary goes on with the post election commentaries, Discussing Hilary Clintons policies, The massive protests around the country, can you really count on The New York Times? and would Bernie have beaten Trump? Gary also gives you the latest in health and healing giving tips out on how to reverse the aging process and explain how a diet can give you a migrain.

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Paul Fitzgerald Elizabeth Gould – Neoconizing the Just War Doctrine in the service of American Empire

Over the years only a small handful of policy pundits have struggled to find a core principle that might explain the American government’s irrational desire to expand its Cold War military alliance (NATO). With the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 and the demobilization of Warsaw Pact forces, the organization no longer had a reason to live and should …

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Kate Connolly – Descendants of Jewish refugees seek German citizenship after Brexit vote

Descendants of the tens of thousands of German Jews who fled the Nazis and found refuge in Britain are making use of their legal right to become German citizens following the Brexit vote. German authorities have reported a twentyfold increase in the number of restored citizenship applications – a right reserved for anybody who was persecuted on political, racial or …

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The Gary Null Show – 09.23.16

Today On The Gary Null Show, Gary talks with guest Prof. Emrys Westacott on The Wisdom of Frugality – a time for us to reconsider the benefits of living a more simple life. Prof Emrys Westacott is a professor of philosophy at Alfred University in Western New York State, where he has focused on issues related to ethics, the history of philosophy, and …

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Paul Craig Roberts – Are Americans Too Insouciant To Survive?

When one looks at the deplorable state of the world, one cannot help but wonder at the insouciance of the American people. Where are they? Do they exist or are they a myth? Have they been put to sleep by an evil demon? Are they so lost in The Matrix that they cannot get out? Ever since Clinton’s second term …

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Martin Shkreli Is Just One of Many Pharma A-Holes

They throw lavish boat parties while marking up life-saving medication 5,000 percent. Nancy Retzlaff is not Martin Shkreli. She won’t inspire hundreds of news articles nor will she become the subject of any Internet memes. She won’t threaten Ghostface Killah and it seems unlikely that she will ever flirt with a minor on a YouTube livestream. But the chief commercial officer for Turing Pharma …

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Project Censored – 02.02.16

Despite its clean environment and health-concious residents, California’s Marin County has been called the breast-cancer capital of the world. But is the seemingly high incidence of the disease actually the result of high rates of screening, and tests that often yield false positives? And did some health officials allow the dubious reputation to continue, to keep research dollars flowing? Mickey Huff interviews Independent journalist Peter Byrne on the conclusions of his years-long investigation, and its implications about the workings of the health-care system.

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Higher dietary fiber intake in young women may reduce breast cancer risk

Boston, MA – Women who eat more high-fiber foods during adolescence and young adulthood–especially lots of fruits and vegetables–may have significantly lower breast cancer risk than those who eat less dietary fiber when young, according to a new large-scale study led by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study will be published online February 1, 2016 …

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Doni Bloomfield – ‘Wolf of Pharma Street’ Holds Up Unwelcome Mirror to Industry

Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical CEO arrested on securities fraud charges this week, may have made drug price increases notorious in the U.S. But his strategy of finding an old drug, raising its price, and taking the profit is one that’s increasingly common among a new breed of drugmakers. Disdaining a business model dependent on expensive research and development, companies like …