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INSIGHT- FATHERS HERCULEAN STRENGTH FOR HIS SON AND ACHILLES INTERNATIONAL HELPS ATHLETES WITH DISABILITIES SHINE – 09.14.17

James Raffone’s son was diagnosed with duchenne muscular dystrophy 4 years ago and his father hasn’t stopped moving since through his creation of the Jar of Hope Foundation which spreads awareness, raises vital funds and works with the medical community in developing a cure.  Join James and his family Saturday September 16, 2017 along with over 2,000 participants to set a new …

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Leid Stories—Is A Crash Coming? Take A Look, It’s Already Here!—05.30.17

We’ve been so distracted by the high-wire acts in the bizarre circus of American politics the past few years, we pay little or no attention to the huge elephant in the ring. A massive economic crash is coming, and in many ways it’s already here. Financial research expert and former banker Charles Ortel, who proved that several major U.S. corporations …

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Economic Update – Worker Coops as our Economic Future – 05.28.17

Updates on Trump’s 2018 budget, Ford’s undemocratic decisions, US opioid epidemic, Swiss vote to end nuclear power, Harley-Davidson moving jobs overseas, Canada outlaws overbooking seats on planes. Interview John Curl, author and coop worker, on importance of worker coops. Download this episode (right click and save)

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Leid Stories—The Year It’s Been: Looking Back At 2016 (Part 4)—12.30.16

Leid Stories listeners close out the year with wide-ranging discussions on the issues and events they believe were most significant or had the greatest impact this year. It’s our last “Free Your Mind Friday” for 2016. Call 888-874-4888 and help us adjust our rear-view mirrors.

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Let’s Create A Better World – 10.31.16

Journalist and Former talk show host of Healthy Planet, Healthy Me and A Right to Know on the Pacifica network, Sherry Beall, is our guest. Sherry spent many years researching how to create environmentally friendly homes, including her own, and is regularly invited to speak on this topic.

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Kevin Loria – This man’s potentially huge medical breakthrough can’t get any funding — and now he’s trying something desperate

Four years ago, Todd Rider was on top of the world. The MIT-trained bioengineer had developed a radical idea for killing viruses. Initial test results showed that his therapy, called DRACO, could kill every virus he threw it at: 15 viruses were killed in human cells, and two in mice. It seemed like there was a chance it could be the biggest discovery …

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EDWARD WONG – Chinese Glacier’s Retreat Signals Trouble for Asian Water Supply

MENGKE GLACIER, China — Over the years, Qin Xiang and his fellow scientists at a high and lonely research station in the Qilian Mountains of northwest China have tracked the inexorable effects of rising temperatures on one of China’s most important water sources. “The thing most sensitive to climate change is a glacier,” said Dr. Qin, 42, as he slowly trod across an icy …

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VALERIE BROWN AND ELIZABETH GROSSMAN – Why the United States Leaves Deadly Chemicals on the Market

A 6-month investigation finds that the revolving door between government and the chemical industry has led the EPA to rely on easily manipulated research. The result? Toxic substances remain in everyday products. Scientists are trained to express themselves rationally. They avoid personal attacks when they disagree. But some scientific arguments become so polarized that tempers fray. There may even be …