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iEat Green – Eric Holt-Gimenez – 11.16.17

Eric Holt-Giménez is an agro-ecologist, political economist, lecturer and author. In his new book, A Foodie’s Guide to Capitalism; Understanding the Political Economy of What We Eat, Eric reveals the link between capitalism, poverty, hunger and the ills that plague our food system. Eric has been the Executive Director of Food First since 2006. Food First is a non-profit organization that works to end …

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Project Censored – 03.28.17

Nolan, Nicholas and Desiree take a look at the state of Hip-Hop music in 2017. with guests Shaida Akbarian and Grand Skeme.
Later in the program, a roundtable critique of recent topics in corporate media, followed by updates on Project Censored stories with Alicia Huartado.

Shaida Akbarian is a lecturer in Ethnic Studies at California State University, East Bay.
Grand Skeme is a Hip-Hop recording artist based in San Jose.

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What Women Must Know – The Healing Power of Plant Medicine with Gerard Powell – 03.23.17

Gerard Powell is the personification of the American success story who realized, as do many people in his position, that money does not necessarily buy happiness. Instead, he opted to try anything available to hide from himself and his “perfect” life. Most of his existence he suffered from addiction and depression, incessantly trying to fill the hole deep within with little or no success. Ultimately, after much trial and error, he found that manifesting the truth of who you are and becoming your authentic self is true success and happiness and he was able to rid himself of the demons within and live a happy, healthy, sober and full life. ?He is the founder of Rythmia Life Advancement Center in Cost Rica, the only medically licensed plant medicine center in the world.

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Aleksandra Sandstrom – Faith on the Hill

The share of U.S. adults who describe themselves as Christians has been declining for decades, but the U.S. Congress is about as Christian today as it was in the early 1960s, according to a new analysis by Pew Research Center.1 Indeed, among members of the new, 115th Congress, 91% describe themselves as Christians. This is nearly the same percentage as in …

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Heckman Study: Investment in Early Childhood Education Yields Substantial Gains for the Economy

A groundbreaking study published has found that high-quality birth-to-five programs for disadvantaged children can deliver a 13% per child, per year return on investment through better outcomes in education, health, social behaviors and employment — which reduce long-term taxpayer costs and equip country’s workforce for a competitive future. Nobel economics laureate and Institute for New Economic Thinking Advisory Board member Professor …