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The Gary Null Show – 09.14.17

Download this episode (right click and save) Nutrition and plant based diets for preventing and reversing disease Dr. Timothy Fior has been practicing integral or complementary family medicine, including plant based medicine and meditation, and homeopathy for 29 years and is the founding medical partner at the Center for Integral Health in Lombard Illinois, near Chicago. He has been a vegetarian for …

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Alice Dreger – You might be in a medical experiment and not even know it

In the long view, modern history is the story of increasing rights of control over your body – for instance, in matters of reproduction, sex, where you live and whom you marry. Medical experimentation is supposed to be following the same historical trend – increasing rights of autonomy for those whose bodies are used for research. Indeed, the Nuremberg Code, …

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William Loren Katz – A Seminole Christmas Gift of Freedom

On Christmas Day in 1837, Africans and Native Americans who formed Florida’s Seminole Nation defeated a vastly superior U.S. invading army bent on cracking this early rainbow coalition and returning the Africans to slavery. The Seminole victory stands as a milestone in the march of American liberty. Though it reads like a Hollywood thriller, this amazing story has yet to …

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ALAN GILBERT – The Secret Black History of the Revolution

As we know all too well, the Revolutionary War was not fought so that all men could be free, but its role in creating the seeds of abolition should not be forgotten. A central myth of American history teaching is that the American Revolution was fought for the “life, liberty and pursuit of happiness” of each person. By each, Jefferson …

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JILL STEIN – It’s Time for a Second American Revolution

On July 4, politicians declare their love for the American Revolution and democracy, while doing their best to oppose both at home and abroad. The 2016 Presidential election provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity to win independence from the rule of the 1%. The two 1% nominees – Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton – are the two most disliked politicians in US …

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Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz – Yes, Native Americans Were the Victims of Genocide

This paper, written under the title, “U.S. Settler-Colonialism and Genocide Policies,” was delivered at the Organization of American Historians 2015 Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO on April 18, 2015. US policies and actions related to Indigenous peoples, though often termed “racist” or “discriminatory,” are rarely depicted as what they are: classic cases of imperialism and a particular form of …

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John Kozy -“The Stupidity of Belief”: The Inner Politics and Nature of Mankind Have Not Changed in 7,000 Years

Oh, How primitive we are still! Around 1600, when Europeans began to use the methods of learning that are now called scientific, Galilleo peered at the moon. In 1969, a man walked on the moon. In fewer than 400 years, people went from peering at the moon to walking on it.  Scientific knowledge works. Yet beliefs, claims that are not …

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Karl Pillemer Ph.D. – The Shortcut to Finding Your Purpose in Life

In a seminar room on an Ivy League campus, I sat across from earnest, and anxious college seniors. In a few months, they would leave the classic tree-lined campus, the football games, and the overflowing cafeterias where food magically appears three times a day. I had arranged the meeting to find out what these “emerging adults” desperately wanted to learn …