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Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour – 04.19.18

BLACKOUT IN PUERTO RICO, GLOBAL WARMING WORLDWIDE are on the menu today. Two great activists lead the discussion JOEL SEGAL of North Carolina tells us the shocking truth about two new grid collapses in Puerto Rico which have caused, among other things, a critical nationwide shortage of pain killers morphine and delaudid. Anti-fracking leader DAVID BRAUN explains how this horrifying …

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Expat Files – 04.13.18

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #750- FRI, APR 13- (04-13-2018): #1- Getting residency and a 2nd Passport in Latin America; That second passport is your “get out of Dodge” free card when things get rough and Uncle Sam puts the hammer down and starts to limit freedom of movement. That’s what always happens when national calamities both natural and man-made strike …

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Jon Schwarz – Ha Ha: Hillary Clinton’s Top Financial Supporter Now Controls “The Onion”

Onion staffers may think twice before they produce more stories like Hillary Clinton Tries To Woo Voters By Rescinding Candidacy, Hillary Clinton To Nation: ‘Do Not Fuck This Up For Me,’ Hillary Clinton: The Merciless, Unrelenting March To The Presidency, or the signed Hillary Clinton editorial titled I’m Weighing Whether Or Not I Want To Go Through The Hell Of Appealing To You Idiotic, Uninformed Oafs. …

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Happiness: Is it in your DNA?

Happiness is a state of mind, the gurus say. Well, actually, it could be more a function of genes, the authors of an unusual scientific study asserted on Thursday. Nations whose inhabitants boast a certain gene variant, they found, had much higher self-reported happiness levels. Happiness at the national level was more closely related to this variant than factors like …

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Declassified Cold War Files Show Disturbing Nuclear Targeting of Population Centers

Among the industrial infrastructure and military sites that analysts concluded would achieve “high levels of damage” for the Soviet Union is one particularly troubling type of target: “population.” “It’s disturbing, for sure, to see the population centers targeted,” William Burr, a nuclear historian and senior analyst at the National Security Archive, told the New York Times. The SAC [Strategic Air …

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Some Things NPR Doesn’t Tell Its Listeners 
About the “Iranian Nukes” Controversy

I never expect much from the U.S. mainstream media, especially when it comes to the Middle East, but still I’ve been genuinely shocked by the sorry coverage of the conflict surrounding Iran’s nuclear program and Netanyahu’s recent speech to Congress. As other critics have already pointed out, the biggest problem is not so much what the media have been reporting …