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Alternative Visions – Central Banks on the Ropes, Part 2: Origins & Toxic Legacies of the Federal Reserve – 06.09.17

In the first half of the show, Dr. Rasmus reviews key economic events of the past week, including the collapseof ‘Banco Popular’ bank in Europe and what it might mean in coming weeks to Europe’s fragile banking system, the emerging problems in Junk Bonds and the retail sector in the US, renewed falling oil prices, the US House passing the …

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Chris Jones – The Bleak Plight of Refugees on Greece’s Samos Island

We are sorry that we have not posted anything from Samos over these past few weeks. The mood for writing has not been there. In large measure this has been caused by an overwhelming sense of sadness which hangs like a thunder cloud over this beautiful island. It is a cloud that affects us all. There are many elements which …

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A Just Cause – Shining a Spotlight on Capitol Hill & Congresswoman Maxine Waters – 12.04.16

The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks will be Shining a Spotlight on Capitol Hill and Congresswoman Maxine Waters, who is considered by many to be one of the most powerful women in American politics today. She has gained a reputation as a fearless and outspoken advocate for women, children, people of color and the poor.

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Dick Melvin – Why You Should Never, Ever ‘Turn’ A Compost Pile Again

Many experts insist that in order to make good compost, it must be turned regularly, but is that really the case? Consider: When leaves fall each autumn and dead trees topple over in hardwood forests, is that decaying matter turned over? No, it just sits there turning into rich leaf mold. A common myth is that you cannot make good …

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iEat Green – Andrianna Natsoulas – 10.20.16

Andrianna Natsoulas has been a social and environmental activist for over two decades. She has created and implemented programs at several organizations, including Greenpeace, Food & Water Watch and the Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance. Andrianna has coordinated with the global food sovereignty movements and has served on national and international boards and steering committees to protect fishing rights, fight trade agreements and build alliances. She has …

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Go Harrison – 08.29.16

GUESTS: Andrew Goldman Background Summary: Counsel for Policy and Legal Affairs for Knowledge Ecology International. Goldman is an attorney and consumer advocate who primarily works on the use of national and international law to lower drug prices. Here’s his full bio: http://keionline.org/andrewgoldman https://www.facebook.com/wcobmlive/videos/1087871244631784/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2CX-mnJfwI GUESTS: Jay Ponti Peace Activist & Orgnizer: The way forward Background Summary: https://www.facebook.com/wcobmlive/videos/1089550761130499/ GUESTS: Ioannis Melssinidis …

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Paul Craig Roberts – We Have Entered The Looting Stage Of Capitalism

Having successfully used the EU to conquer the Greek people by turning the Greek “leftwing” government into a pawn of Germany’s banks, Germany now finds the IMF in the way of its plan to loot Greece into oblivion . The IMF’s rules prevent the organization from lending to countries that cannot repay the loan. The IMF has concluded on the …

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Early childhood antibiotics may change gut microbes and lead to adolescent prediabetes

Young children who take antibiotics may disrupt their gut’s microbial ecosystem and be more likely to develop prediabetes in adolescence, new research from Greece reports. The study results will be presented in a poster Sunday, April 3, at ENDO 2016, the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society, in Boston. “Increased consumption of antibiotics up to the age of 3 seems …

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Katerina Selin – Refugees face disastrous conditions in Greece

As European governments move to seal their external borders, tens of thousands of refugees fleeing to Europe are trapped in Greece, leading to a rapidly escalating humanitarian catastrophe. Each day hundreds of refugees risk the dangerous journey from their war-torn countries in the Middle East via Turkey and the Mediterranean to Greece. Most of them are trying to get to …

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Janet Cotter & Ricarda Steinbrecher – GM 2.0? ‘Gene-editing’ produces GMOs that must be regulated as GMOs

* The EU is considering the exclusion of gene-edited plants and animals from GM regulations, write Janet Cotter and Ricarda Steinbrecher. However gene-edited organisms clearly fall within the definition of GMOs in both European and international law. They also present real risks to the environment and human health – and must be regulated like any other GMOs. There has been …