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Economic Update – Addiction, Capitalism and 12 Steps – 07.09.17

Updates on car loans, sales showing falsity of “recovery” claims, airline profits vs service, the G-20 meetings coordinate global austerity, July 4 and capitalism, and the misleading debate over raising minimum wages and losing jobs. Interview with Dr. Harriet Fraad on connections among addictions, capitalism and 12-step programs. Download this episode (right click and save)

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DAVID GARCZYNSKI – Hacker house blues: My life with 12 programmers, 2 rooms and one 21st-century dream

I might have been trespassing up there, but I would often go to the 19th-floor business lounge to work and study. Located on the top floor of a luxury high-rise in the SOMA district of San Francisco, the lounge was only accessible to residents of the building. Yet for a while I found myself there almost every day. Seventeen floors below, …

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What Women Must Know – Major Breakthroughs in Dentistry with Dr. Randy McCormick – 02.25.16

Dr. Randy McCormick is a Doctor of Dental Surgery with over 17 years of experience. He received his Doctorate in 1999 from the University of Oklahoma. Dr. McCormick and staff attend a myriad of advanced education classes yearly. Dr. McCormick’s emphasis is patient care. Proficient in LANAP periodontal procedures which actually builds bone to save teeth. Using bioactive modifiers to assist in bone growth, Dentistry has evolved to a much higher level of care in preserving natural teeth. Dr. McCormick is continually working to stay ahead of the technology. The use of lasers is a more conservative way to heal inflammation and sensitivity of teeth and gums. He is currently studying how to advance the undiscovered area of laser healing in Dentistry. Biostim is a laser stimulation to reduce inflammation and promote ADP to ATP, which shortens and improves healing time. By using this technology patients experience less discomfort and interruption to daily life. The LANAP procedure rehabilitates to enable further cosmetic and full mouth reconstruction.

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Christina Selby – THE NEWEST STRATEGY FOR SAVING BEES IS REALLY, REALLY OLD

February 15, 2016 — In northwestern India, the Himalaya Mountains rise sharply out of pine and cedar forests. The foothills of the Kullu Valley are blanketed with apple trees beginning to bloom. It’s a cool spring morning, and Lihat Ram, a farmer in Nashala village, shows me a small opening in a log hive propped against his house. Stout black-and-yellow native …

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Jon Kofas – American Workers And The Welfare State

Are American workers “inefficient” (producing more at a lower cost to their counterparts around the world) or are they the cause for the lack of “competitiveness”? Are US wages too high and productivity too low, and is efficiency measured only in terms of maximum profits to the exclusion of all other factors? Are workers the reason that US companies relocating …