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iEat Green – Lorrie Clevenger – 12.21.17

Download this episode (right click and save)Lorrie Clevenger is an organic farmer and co-owner of Rise & Root Farm in Chester, NY. She is the Development Coordinator for WhyHunger, a national nonprofit organization, connecting people to nutritious, affordable food while supporting grassroots solutions that inspire self-reliance and community empowerment. Prior to owning Rise & Root Farm, Lorrie spent two years farming in Santa Cruz …

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Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour – 08.03.17

THE MONUMENTAL COLLAPSE OF THE VC SUMMER NUKE PROJECT is explained by long-time activists TOM CLEMENTS of Friends of the Earth in Columbia, South Carolina, and PAUL GUNTER of Beyond Nuclear in our nation’s capital. The cancellation of the huge double-reactor construction project drops the number of commercial reactors being built in the US to just two, which are the …

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DISINFORMATION PART 2: DETAILED TIPS FOR TROLLS

This is Part 2 of a three-part series on the insidious techniques of trolls, spooks, feds, saboteurs, provocateurs, disinformants — whatever you wish to call them. These techniques were posted anonymously on the Internet some time ago. They appear to have been written by a professional troll for the “benefit” of less experienced trolls on how to prevent the sharing …

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Frida Berrigan – Parenting on the Brink

Madeline is in the swing, her face the picture of delight. “Mo, mo,” she cries and kicks her legs to show me that she wants me to push her higher and faster. I push, and push, and push with both hands. There is no thought in my head except for her joy. I’m completely present in this moment. It’s perfection. …

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Do We Only Use 10% of Our Brain? — Exploring the urban legend

When I was a lowly  graduate student—doing my PhD  thesis on the brains of boas and pythons—I had the great fortune of  having  dinner with  two Nobel prize winning brainscientists, David Hubel and Torsten Wiesel. Not wanting to waste the opportunity, I asked the  great men: where did the idea that we only use 10% of our brains come from, and …