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What Women Must Know – How to Navigate Your Own Change with Sharon Weil – 05.10.18

Sharon Weil has long engaged the conversation about courage and change as an author, activist, award-winning filmmaker, and somatic educator. She is the author of the novel, Donny and Ursula Save the World, a quirky, political, romantic mishap-adventure, and ChangeAbility: How Artists, Activists & Awakeners Navigate Change. She is also the host of the acclaimed podcast Passing 4 Normal. Sharon has been a director, producer, or editor of …

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Leid Stories—Hillary Clinton Comes Out of the Woods, Reveals New Agenda; Bill Clinton’s ‘Gift’ to Donald Trump—03.30.17

Hillary Clinton is back and ready for a fight. Months after her devastating loss to Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election forced her into retreat, a refreshed Clinton keynoted the annual conference in San Francisco of the Professional Business Women of California. Her speech centered on increasing the presence and power of women in all forms of governance, but it was clear she was sending a message about her political future. Leid Stories decodes her speech and finds clues.

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Chelsea E Manning – Compromise does not work with our political opponents. When will we learn?

Barack Obama left behind hints of a progressive legacy. Unfortunately, despite his faith in our system and his positive track record on many issues over the last eight years, there have been very few permanent accomplishments. This vulnerable legacy should remind us that what we really need is a strong and unapologetic progressive to lead us. What we need as …

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Leid Stories—The Trump Card vs the Clintons and The Clinton Foundation: How Will They Fare? (Part 2)—01.25.17

We return to yesterday’s discussion on how President Donald Trump is likely to deal with his nemesis, Hillary Clinton, and the family-run Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation that is the hub of what charity-fraud expert Charles Ortel calls the largest unprosecuted charity fraud in history.”
Also, we discuss the conviction yesterday of Rep. Charles B. Rangel, one of the most powerful members of the House of Representatives, on 11 of 13 counts of ethics violations.

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William Greider – Whom Should We Blame for Our Deranged Democracy?

The 2016 election season started last year with a cheap stunt. The roguish clown Donald Trump set fire to the circus tent, then made fun of the fleeing performers. Many of us laughed in a sick sort of way, enjoying the Republican distress. Next the campaign became a cartoonish version of reality TV, with naughty name-calling and occasional sexual innuendo. Shock …