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Nature Bats Last – 04.11.17

Guy and Mike speak with blogger (Moving Forward), Rob Seimetz about his journey into the world of abrupt climate change and its consequence of NTHE. Paul Marcotte and Kevin Hester join us as well. Serena from Western Australia gives us a moving synopsis of the struggle millennials face during these most difficult times. Download this episode (right click and save)

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Meditations and Molotovs – 03.13.17

On today’s program, Vince talks about the importance of culture in the realm of political organizing. All too often political events are dry, stuffy and honestly, not very fun. But that’s not always the case. From Chicago’s West Side to Melbourne, Australia, and beyond, Vince has encountered activists, artists and poets who are creating non-consumerist spaces and culture that truly engages their respective communities. The ultimate goal is to empower people to create their own spaces, mediums, outlets and so on. Creating culture shouldn’t be intimidating – it should be fun.

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Resistance Radio – Brigitte Stevens – 11.20.16

Brigitte Stevens is a Steven Irwin protégé who fell in love with an orphan wombat, sold her properties, left her family and friends and moved 2500 kilometres to establish the only free range, cage free wombat sanctuary. Brigitte and her friend Clare are the only people in the world who live within a community of wombats and are at the forefront of wombat advocacy.

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 09:  Muslim-American protester Sarah Bekheet marches during a large anti-war rally on April 9, 2011 in New York City. Thousands of protesters called for the U.S. to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and a large Muslim contingent protested against war and Islamophobia.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Sarah Bekheet

Dr Gideon Polya – Australia’s Horrendous Abuse Of Aboriginal Children The Tip Of Massive Australian Child Abuse

The Australian ABC TV Four Corners program has revealed shocking CCTV images of mostly Aboriginal children being horrendously abused, assaulted and tortured  by prison guards in a juvenile detention centre in Australia’s Northern Territory (NT). Australia has been shocked.  The Coalition Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull set up a Royal Commission to investigate the matter but this  (a) involves the complicit …

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Is two hours of screen time really too much for kids?

One of the most frustrating issues modern parents face is how to manage children’s screen time. Official guidelines say kids aged five to 18 years should spend no more than two hours a day using screens, and children under two years should not use a screen at all. But in a world dominated by tablets and mobile phones, these limits are proving to be virtually impossible …

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Robert S. Becker – America’s Addiction to Firstism — Delusion Decoyed as ‘Greatness’

The magical religion of Firstism in America has two regressive, infantile manifestations. For decades, rightwing chauvinism has worshipped America Firstism. Because the US is always the best country ever, a Christian God grants the US divine rights to perpetual world leadership. Reigniting that equally bizarre muddle, “America, right or wrong,” Trump’s sneering, snarling buffoonery begins and ends with this “self-evident” …

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Ask Beatty – 02.08.16

Is your therapy helpful or harmful? Learn the ABC’s of finding a therapist. Also, how much time should you spend texting, skyping and sexting someone before meeting them in person? And finally NEVER send anyone money that you are getting to know on-line. Criminals on dating sites bilked victims out of 200 million dollars in 2015. Don’t allow your loneliness or desperation to get in the way of good judgment.

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Joe Weisenthal – Davos Boss Warns Refugee Crisis Could Be Precursor to Something Much Bigger

As the crash in commodities prices spreads economic woe across the developing world, Europe could face a wave of migration that will eclipse today’s refugee crisis, says Klaus Schwab, executive chairman of the World Economic Forum. “Look how many countries in Africa, for example, depend on the income from oil exports,” Schwab said in an interview ahead of the WEF’s 46th annual meeting, …

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Dijana Damjanovic – Cotton farmers battle one of the worst cropping seasons on record after pesticide damage

The future of cotton growing in Australia is hanging in the balance, as the industry battles one of the worst cropping seasons on record. Water shortages, coupled with preventable pesticide damage, are bringing farmers to breaking point. From the Darling Downs in Queensland to the North Western Slopes of New South Wales, growers around the country are seeing the same …

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It’s All About Food – James Aspey, Voiceless365 – 09.22.15

James Aspey is a 28-year-old vegan, animal rights activist from Sydney, Australia. In 2014, he embarked on an unprecedented and life changing challenge. James took a 365 day VOW OF SILENCE to raise awareness for animals and promote peace over violence. He did this while traveling around Australia, and also whilst cycling 5000 kilometers from Darwin to Sydney, in his popular campaign, Voiceless365. He then ended his vow, live, on Australia’s most popular morning TV show and now he’s sharing what he’s learned with the world! Find out more at www.jamesaspey.com.au.