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Nature Bats Last – 03.08.18

Today’s guest on Nature Bats Last is award winning Truthout.org staff reporter Dahr Jamail. Dahr has reported extensively as an un-imbedded journalist in Iraq, he covered the Deep Water Horizon spill in the Gulf and in recent years concentrated on the climate crisis. Dahr’s personal website is http://www.dahrjamail.net/ Download this episode (right click and save)

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The Infectious Myth – Greg Lovett on the Burn Pits – Delay, Deny, Hope you Die – 10.31.17

David interview Greg Lovett, maker of a documentary on the burn pits, “Delay, Deny, Hope you Die”, so named because they were where garbage from US military bases in Iraq and elsewhere was burned using jet fuel, generating a putrid cloud of black, toxic smoke from incomplete combustion. This was particularly bad on bases sited on former Iraqi chemical weapon …

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Leid Stories—Chaos of Trumpian Proportions: Will the Apprentice President Survive?—03.02.17

It wasn’t supposed to get this bad this early for Donald Trump, but at just 41 days old his presidency is already haggard and worn, covered with deep wounds from battles he’s fighting but not winning, and sinking below a neap tide of opposition from just about every quarter. The boastful, sure-footed Trump is mired in chaos—most of it his own making—and it’s clear it has stalled his momentum and brought him to a new understanding: This is not a reality show.
We take a look at the elements of Trump’s chaos and how it has become a key weapon for the opposition’s multilevel effort to end his tenure as president.

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Mary Lou Shaw – Preparing Fruit Trees for Winter

You’ve pruned your fruit trees in early spring then harvested fruit through the summer and autumn. Before heading into the warm indoors, take time to prepare your fruit trees for winter. This includes giving them protection from cold temperatures, rodents, infections and even the sun. The following three steps will help insure healthy trees for your next year’s harvest: Mulching fruit …

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Anup Shah – Today, around 21,000 children died around the world

Some 21,000 children die every day around the world. That is equivalent to: 1 child dying every 4 seconds 14 children dying every minute A 2011 Libya conflict-scale death toll every day A 2010 Haiti earthquake occurring every 10 days A 2004 Asian Tsunami occurring every 11 days An Iraq-scale death toll every 19–46 days Just under 7.6 million children …

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A Just Cause – Miscarriage of Justice in America – 08.14.16

The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks: The American system of justice is the most-respected worldwide, it is still a system designed, and operated, by humans, which means it’s not perfect. Lamont, Cliff and Lisa will highlight ongoing struggles against “the system” and what happens when justice miscarries against our American citizens.

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Patrick Martin – FBI holds 80,000 pages of secret documents on Saudi-9/11 links

The American FBI has a secret cache of documents, more than 80,000 pages in all, concerning possible ties between the 9/11 hijackers and an upper-class Saudi family who lived in Florida and fled the United States two weeks before the suicide hijackings that killed nearly 3,000 people. A federal judge in Tampa, Florida has been reviewing the documents for more …

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Story of cities #3: the birth of Baghdad was a landmark for world civilisation

If Baghdad today is a byword for inner-city decay and violence on an unspeakable scale, its foundation 1,250 years ago was a glorious milestone in the history of urban design. More than that, it was a landmark for civilisation, the birth of a city that would quickly become the cultural lodestar of the world. Contrary to popular belief, Baghdad is …

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ISIL Trafficking Body Organs of Living People

The ISIL terrorist group is using organ harvesting as a way to finance its operations and save the lives of injured members, media reports said on Tuesday. The Spanish daily El Mondo reported that facing the increased number of wounded members in the Syrian army and popular forces’ attacks, the ISIL is using the body organs of its captives for …

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The US Intervention in Libya Was Such a Smashing Success That a Sequel Is Coming

The immediate aftermath of the NATO bombing of Libya was a time of high gloating. Just as Iraq War advocates pointed to the capture and killing of Saddam Hussein as proof that their war was a success, Libya war advocates pointed to the capture and brutal killing of Muammar el-Qaddafi as proof of their vindication. War advocates such as Anne-Marie …