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Visionaries – 11.20.17

“Enemies of Creativity.” We think of creativity as a positive thing, but not everyone is always happy about it — with creation comes destruction. Think of Uber — the yellow taxi industry is not too happy about it. More generally, creativity is a celebration of individuality — long on the hit list of many groups. Today we look at some …

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Black Agenda Radio – 11.13.17

Download this episode (right click and save) Welcome to the radio magazine that brings you news, commentary and analysis from a Black Left perspective. I’m Glen Ford, along with my co-host Nellie Bailey. Coming up: a Black radical candidate explains how you can run a winning political campaign, even if you lose the election; and first, they stole the people’s right to vote, in Detroit, …

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Project Censored – 07.04.17

Peter and Mickey spend most of the hour in conversation with attorney Caitlin Henry and sociologist Laleh Behbehanian; their topic is the rise in state legislative efforts to suppress or punish political protest. At the end of the program, we hear an update about the Golden Rule, a historic sailboat used in anti-nuclear and pro-peace actions; crew members Helen Jaccard and …

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iEat Green – Guest Mary Jo Dudley Director, Cornell Farmworkers Program – 05.11.17

Mary Jo Dudley is the Director of the Cornell Farmworker Program (a program within the Community and Regional Development Institute at Cornell’s’ College of Agriculture and Life Science). The Cornell Farmworker Program is dedicated to improving the living and working conditions of farmworkers and their families. They also seek recognition for farmworker’s contributions to society and their acceptance and full …

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What Women Must Know – The Cheese Trap with Dr. Neal Barnard, MD, – 05.04.17

Neal Barnard, M.D., F.A.C.C., is the president and founder of the nonprofit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and Barnard Medical Center. He is the author of 17 previous books, including the New York Times best-sellers Power Foods for the Brain, 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart, and the USA Today bestseller Dr. Neal Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes. He stars in four …

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The Gary Null Show – 04.13.17

      The new cold war and nuclear arms race Prof. Peter Kuznick (kooz-nick) is a professor of history at American University in Washington DC where he is also serves as the director of the university’s Nuclear Studies Institute.  He has specialized American political history, the history of nuclear weapons, and the Cold war. Prof. Kuznick is the co-author …

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It’s All About Food – Neal Barnard, MD and Will Bonsall – 04.11.17

Part I: Neal Barnard, The Cheese Trap Neal Barnard, M.D., F.A.C.C., is an adjunct associate professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C., and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Dr. Barnard has led numerous research studies investigating the effects of diet on diabetes, body weight, and chronic pain, …

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Chandra Muzaffar – Widening Economic and Social Inequalities, Billionaires Alongside the Global Impoverishment of the Human Family

It is not surprising that the Davos Forum held in the middle of January 2017 chose not to examine the obscene, grotesque, ever widening economic inequalities in the world brought to its attention  by Oxfam, the global aid and development confederation. Oxfam revealed on the 15th of January that “the richest eight tycoons on the planet are worth as much …

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8 men now own the same as the poorest half of the world: the Davos killer fact just got more deadly

It’s Davos this week, which means it’s time for Oxfam’s latest global ‘killer fact’ on extreme inequality. Since our first calculation in 2014, these have helped get inequality onto the agenda of the global leaders assembled in Switzerland. This year, the grabber of any headlines not devoted to the US presidential inauguration on Friday is that it’s worse than we …