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Kelly Brogan, MD – A Case Of Gut-Induced Mania

Sometimes, it just takes one case to bring an entire medical construct to its knees. Because if the current model can’t encompass it, then the model must evolve to accommodate the seeming outlier. Currently, psychiatry is in a freefall. With its priesthood abandoning its own tenets around biomedical explanations for mental illness, there is room now, for a new model to …

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NDC Savings Club – 02.10.16

Today Show: Meditation

Guest Speaker: Rose Filloramo http://angellightnc.com

Rose Filloramo is the founder and co- Director of “Angel Light”, a counseling and healing center in Asheville NC. Rose and her husband John Williams started Angel Light, A center for transformation in 2006 where she has taught Yoga, Meditation, Spiritual Development classes, and works with The Angelic Realm in her energy healing practice.

Meditation can help us to understand our own mind. We can learn how to transform our mind from negative to positive, from disturbed to peaceful, from unhappy to happy. Overcoming negative minds and cultivating constructive thoughts is the purpose of the transforming meditations found in the Buddhist tradition. This is a profound spiritual practice you can enjoy throughout the day, not just while seated in meditation.

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Dean Baker – Convincing the Young to Blame the Old, Not the Rich

The Washington Post‘s Catherine Rampell devoted a column (12/24/15) to a popular Washington pastime: trying to get young people angry at their parents and grandparents so that they are not bothered by the enormous upward redistribution of income taking place in this country. She begins the piece by telling readers that college students are wasting their time complaining about diversity …

What Science Tells Us About the Ugly Biases of Our Criminal Justice System By Kali Holloway

For the last few days, President Obama has been touring the country, talking about the desperate need for criminal justice reform. This past Thursday, he became the first sitting president [3] to visit a federal prison, a corrections facility in El Reno, Oklahoma. Two days prior, he spoke at the NAACP’s annual conference in Philadelphia. Much of his speech was dedicated …

Holy Crop: How Federal Dollars Are Financing the Water Crisis in the West By Abrahm Lustgarten and Naveena Sadasivam

State Route 87, the thin band of pavement that approaches the mostly shuttered town of Coolidge, Ariz., cuts through some of the least hospitable land in the country. The valley of red and brown sand is interrupted occasionally by rock and saguaro cactus. It’s not unusual for summer temperatures to top 116 degrees. And there is almost no water; this …

How Federal Dollars Are Financing the Water Crisis in the West – Abrahm Lustgarten and Naveena

State Route 87, the thin band of pavement that approaches the mostly shuttered town of Coolidge, Ariz., cuts through some of the least hospitable land in the country. The valley of red and brown sand is interrupted occasionally by rock and saguaro cactus. It’s not unusual for summer temperatures to top 116 degrees. And there is almost no water; this …