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CHRIS BROOKS – Class War by Other Means

In 2008, the governments of the city of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, the state of Tennessee, and the United States all collaborated to provide Volkswagen (VW) with a $577 million subsidy package, the largest taxpayer handout ever given to a foreign-headquartered automaker in U.S. history. The bulk of the subsidy package, $554 million, came from local and state sources. The federal …

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Carbon dioxide captured from air converted directly to methanol fuel for the first time

They’re making fuel from thin air at the USC Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute. For the first time, researchers there have directly converted carbon dioxide from the air into methanol at relatively low temperatures. The work, led by G.K. Surya Prakash and George Olah of the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, is part of a broader effort to …

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Pete Dickinson – WHY CAN’T CAPITALISM GO GREEN?

The colossal fraud by Volkswagen, the world’s second-biggest vehicle manufacturer, sums up the capitalist system’s approach to the environment. VW rigged vehicle emissions tests worldwide to boost short-term profit. And the EU took no action – pressured by governments backing their own automotive industries. No matter that thousands of people die of diseases directly linked to this pollution, or that …

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Energy Stew – Dr. Jamie Turndorf – 12.04.15

Jamie’s story is remarkable, fascinating and inspiring to learn of the many ways spirit can reconnect with loved ones. You’ll want to read her book, “Love Never Dies” just to assure yourself of the possibilities to stay connected with your loved ones for longer than life on this plane.

Jamie also has a worldwide following on her website and radio show AskDrLove and a more recent radio show, Love Never Dies.

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Opinion: Overdiagnosing and making well people sick

Is there such a thing as being too cautious about one’s health? That question is explored today by ECU’s Professor Moira Sims who considers the effectiveness of the tests and subsequent treatments and whether the process will end up being more of a benefit than an unnecessary hindrance. In healthcare it is widely accepted that early diagnosis and treatment makes …

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‘Huge Error’: Former US Military Chief Admits Iraq Invasion Spawned ISIS

The U.S. is poised to repeat all the same mistakes in Syria that it made in Iraq after 9/11, says former head of Defense Intelligence Agency  The 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq fueled the creation of the Islamic State (ISIS) today and must serve as a warning against similar rash military intervention in Syria, a former U.S. intelligence chief said …

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Leid Stories – 11.20.15

Talk It Up, Talk It Out, Talk It Through! It’s ‘Free Your Mind’ Friday!

It’s “Free Your Mind Friday” on Leid Stories. Listeners take charge of the net waves, voicing their views on issues and events of the day or about matters warranting further discussion and debate.

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