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New Time Slot: Global Alert News With Dane Wigington – Now Wednesdays at 2pm est.

“Global Alert News” is a commercial free news hour to cover the most critical issues and threats we face. Verifiable news that mainstream media will not touch.   Host: Dane Wigington has a background in solar energy. He is a former employee of Bechtel Power Corp. and was a licensed contractor in California and Arizona. His personal residence was featured in a …

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Brad Stulberg – You Can Be Happy and Lonely at the Same Time

Thanks to the proliferation of digital technologies, never has it been so easy and inexpensive to reach — pretty much anywhere and at any time — family, friends, and colleagues. I regularly Facebook-message with a Sherpa friend who lives in Nepal; use Twitter to get real-time updates from an athlete I coach who lives in Australia; participate in an ongoing …

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Climate Science Education in the US is Pretty Crappy, Survey Finds

The results of the first nationally representative survey on climate education in U.S. schools are in, and reveal, according to one noted scientist, that “we are failing students.” The survey of 1,500 middle and high school science teachers in 50 states was conducted by the Penn State Survey Research Center (SRC) and the National Center for Science Education (NCSE), and the paper …

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The Gary Null Show – 02.12.16

Glen Ford is the Executive Editor of the Black Agenda Report, son of the famed disc jokey Rudy “The Deuce” Rutherford, the first Black television host to have a non-gospel radio in the Deep South. In the 1970s he was a correspondent and journalist covering Capitol Hill and the White House for the Mutual Black network, and later hosted the nation’s first syndicated Black news interview program, “America’s Black Forum.” Since then, Glen has been one of the nation’s leading voices in political and social analysis and commentary on current affairs in the African American community. He is also a founding member of the Washington chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists, a board member of the National Alliance of Third World Journalists and is a frequent lecturer on the role of progressive media at universities. His website is BlackAgendaReport.com. Glen’s radio program – The Black Agenda Report – can be heard every Monday at 11:00 am on the Progressive Radio Network

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Rebecca Solnit – Oil fuels war and terrorists like Isis. The climate movement can bring peace

Greed for petroleum has produced plenty of war. War can be defined narrowly, as conflict between nations, or broadly, as large-scale violence in pursuit of gain. This is why so many see the climate movement as a peace movement – especially after the recent massacres in Paris. In the fossil-fuel era, some oil corporations became powers equal to states, and …

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Joshua Frank – Are the Fracking Vampires Going Bust?

I’m a vampire, baby, suckin’ blood from the earth. Well, I’m a vampire, babe, sell you twenty barrels worth. -Neil Young (Vampire Blues) Oil is crashing, and gas prices at the pump keep sliding lower and lower. As of October 2015, a barrel of Brent crude (the global standard) is selling for less than $50, that’s nearly half of what a barrel …