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Heart of Mind Radio – 02.24.18

On today’s Heart Of Mind Radio, host Kathryn Davis speaks with Joan and Ann Watts, the daughters of Alan Watts, about their new book “The Collected Letters of Alan Watts.” In segment two Kathryn shares an excerpt from an Alan Watts talk called: “Man is a Hoax” from the Pacifica Radio Archives.   Download this episode (right click and save) Guests: Joan Watts grew up in the …

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Meditations and Molotovs – 07.31.17

 On today’s program, Vince airs Wendy Brown’s lecture, “In the Account of Neoliberalism.” Wendy Brown is Professor of Political Science at the University of California Berkeley. Her research interests include the history of political and social theory, Continental philosophy, and critical theory, together with the examination of contemporary capitalism. In her research into the problems that plague contemporary capitalism and …

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The Vinyl Experience – 05.26.17

VE 125 Pepper Day 6/1 Jimi Hendrix: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band George Burns: With A Little Help From My Friends Elton John: Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds Status Quo/Kaiser Chiefs: Getting Better Hue & Cry: Fixing A Hole Bryan Ferry: She’s Leaving Home Frank Sidebottom/Eddie Izzard/Burnkit2600: Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite Sonic Youth: Within You …

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The Gary Null Show – 05.19.17

CONVERSATIONS WITH REMARKABLE MINDS The Order-Disorder Paradox — the how the breakdown of our orderly institutions and beliefs are giving rise to something new, and a look at the narcissistic character of Trump and American society.  Dr. Nathan Schwartz-Salant is a psychoanalyst who has been clinical practice for five decades, specializing in the transformative views and theories of Carl Jung. …

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It’s Our Money – Who’s the Boss and Are We Being Fired? – 11.21.16

When in the course of human events we lose sight of who’s really in charge, trouble looms. Western civilization has upended the natural order by placing itself above the true power in our world, Mama Nature. But now the arrogance of the Money Tribe has gone too far and we’re losing our lease on our happy home. We hear from some ancient and elderly wisdom sources, first from a Mohawk teacher and linguist and later from one of our own elders, Noam Chomsky. We also talk with Gwen Hallsmith of Global Community Initiatives who just returned from the World Water Summit in Hungary where global capital is salivating over a new investment opportunity bigger than oil: water! Still messing with Mother Nature…

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Henry Giroux – American Dystopia

In spite of their differing perceptions of the architecture of the totalitarian superstate and how it exercises power and control over its residents, George Orwell and Aldous Huxley shared a fundamental conviction. They both argued that the established democracies of the West were moving quickly toward a historical moment when they would willingly relinquish the noble promises and ideals of …

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Anis Shivani – Our Awful Elites Gutted America. Now They Dare Ring Alarms About Trump, Sanders—And Cast Themselves as Saviors

This week, on the night of the Indiana primary, I read one of the most loathsome political screeds it has been my misfortune to encounter. It was an alarm bell raised by Andrew Sullivan, arguably the greatest hypocrite of the Bush era, on par with his partner in many crimes Christopher Hitchens (remember “Islamofascism?”). Sullivan proclaims that the election of Trump would …