Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz has reiterated his opposition to the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), saying on Tuesday that President Barack Obama’s push to get the trade deal passed during the upcoming lame-duck session of Congress is “outrageous” and “absolutely wrong.” Stiglitz, an economics professor at Columbia University and chief economist of the Roosevelt Institute, made the comments on CNN‘s …
Dr. Peter Osborne is the clinical director of Origins HealthCare in Sugar Land, TX. He is a Doctor of Pastoral Science, Board Certified in Chiropractic Medicine and a Diplomate of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition. In practice since 2001, Dr. Osborne’s clinical focus is the holistic natural treatment of chronic degenerative diseases, with a primary focus on gluten sensitivity and food allergies. He founded Gluten Free Society in 2010 to help educate patients and physicians on the far reaching effects of gluten sensitivity. He is the author of Glutenology, a series of digital videos and ebooks designed to help educate the world about gluten.
It has become increasingly mainstream  to criticize psychiatry for its corruption by drug companies, invalid diagnoses, lack of long-term treatment effectiveness, and other scientific failings. The recent book, Outside Mental Health: Voices and Visions of Madness , by radio host and therapist Will Hall, reminds us that perhaps the most pathetic aspect of “inside mainstream mental health” is how simplistic, boring and reductionist it …
On today’s program, Vince speaks with author and activist Liza Featherstone, who recently edited a collection of essays entitled, “False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton.” They discuss Liza’s perspective on the 2016 elections, feminism, political activism and much more.
Liza Featherstone is a contributing writer to The Nation. A free-lance journalist and essayist, she has also written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsday, Columbia Journalism Review, Salon, Slate and many other publications. Featherstone is also the author of Selling Women Short: The Landmark Battle for Workers’ Rights at Wal-Mart (Basic Books, 2004). Last year, she was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Business and Economics Journalism at Columbia University.
Conchita Sarnoff is the executive director of the Alliance to Rescue Victims of Trafficking, a non profit organization based in Washington DC with a mission to increase political and public awareness about human trafficking and child sex trafficking in particular. A large part of the organization’s work is rescue girls between the ages of 6 and 12 in North America. She broke the story in 2010 about billionaire Jeffrey Epstein’s pedophilia ring. She has been a contributor to the Financial Times, Latin America Herald Tribune, the Huffington Post, Daily Beast and other publications and has appeared as a television commentator on NBC, Fox, ABC, Russia TV among others. Conchita graduated from Columbia University with a degree in political science and received additional credentials from the Harvard Business School. This month she published her book “Trafficking” – which takes a hard look at the underground of child sex trafficking and highlights the case of Jeffrey Epstein, a close confidante of Bill Clinton. Her websites are ConchitaSarnoff.com and ATRVT.org
During a February thunderstorm, with her toddler sleeping peacefully down the hall, Jennifer Lang gave birth to her second child. Nico was born just 90 minutes after the first contraction, in the bathtub of Lang’s home in Benedict Canyon. “It’s a very convenient place to have a baby,” Lang points out, adding that the labor went so quickly that her …
Heart Of Mind Radio May 5th 2016 Show Description
Guests on Today’s Heart Of Mind Radio are participating in upcoming event:
In Celebration of
Mother Earth and all the Mothers of the World.
Sunday May 8th, 3:00–5:00 PM
At The Commons Brooklyn, 388 Atlantic Ave
(Between Bond & Hoyt St.)
Heart Of Mind Radio and CUBRAITI INC,
Rosse Taveras Saint Louis is the Founder and President of educational cultural arts non profit organization, CUBRAITI, Inc.
CUBRAITI, Inc was founded in New York City in 2003 and has Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
Since its inception Cubraiti, Inc. has partnered with numerous arts, educational and cultural organizations creating Cultural –arts, dance curriculums.
Rosse T. Saint Louis has researched oral histories and sacred African Diaspora dance traditions throughout the Americas. She received a Masters Degree from Teachers College, Columbia University in Comparative Education and Anthropology. She has traveled to Cuba, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Haiti, Africa and Dominican Republic choreographing, directing, lecturing, researching and performing. She is the recipient of the Teacher’s College, Office of the President, Diversity and Community Award and a New School Multicultural Diversity Award and is a Fulbright Fellow. She performed at the International Fulbright Alumni committee in Brasilia, Brazil and at the International Black Heritage Festival in Lagos, Nigeria Africa.
She is a educator, performing artists and writer, currently living in New York City. Contact: Cubraiti@outlook.com Website: http://www.cubraiti.org/
Legendary veteran percussionist Leopoldo F. Fleming, well known as a versatile and sensitive accompanist and soloist on multiple percussion instruments with such talents as Miriam Makeba, Nina Simont, Randy Weston, Harry Belafonte, Eartha Kitt, Lonnie Liston Smith, Archie Shepp, and the Boys Choir of Harlem. Leopoldo worked and toured with the who-is-who of the international jazz scene during the last 50 years.
Keven Nathaniel – a visionary musician who, with the voice and ancient African instruments, channels sound as a universal healing force. Together, breathing rhythms to the beat of our synchronized hearts, Keven Nathaniel resonates songs of unity and the “big picture” of love in the grooviest ways possible. A long-time devotee of mbira, drum, dance, song, meditation, and yoga; a world-raveled “urban Shaman” who shares musical medicine for the ancient, the now, and the beyond, Keven Nathaniel shares a fresh, deep experience of the beauty of sound.
SAINT a/k/a Young Buffett is a Brooklyn-born emcee who has quickly established himself as one of the most lyrically-gifted & insightful new hip hop artist to emerge in the last two decades.
Saint is an inspirational emcee with a strong message of hope and displays amazing versatility while addressing social issues and personal growth. His first music purchase was a hit single titled, “Wooha,” by Busta Rhymes. Later on, he caught the attention of legendary hip hop producers Dj Premier & Dj Clark Kent respectively. Saint has earned his stripes performing & dominating countless clubs, showcases, open mics, rap battles & more.
Work-life balance is one of the aspects of well-being that I have the hardest time implementing in my own life. As a happiness researcher and consultant, I really do try to practice what I preach. But work-life balance is something I often work at for short bursts before I end up backsliding into workaholism. I know that I am not …
Guest 1: Ioannis Melissanidis became the youngest Olympic champion in the history of men’s gymnastics and the first one in 100 years for Greece … plus, the first Greek gymnast, male or female, to medal at the European and World Championships ever. Named one of the 100 most important people of the 21st century.
Guest 2: Stephen Morris, Author of: Back When Men Could Marry Men: When Brothers Dwell in Unity–the Surprising History of the Orthodox Christian Church. This former gap lain at Columbia university unearthed a trove of liturgical evidence to solidly back that… far from forbidding man-to-man relationships, Byzantine Christianity had rites akin to marriage to sanctify them what we’d now call same-sex relationships.
Welcome, to the radio magazine that brings you news, commentary and analysis from a Black Left perspective with Glen Ford and his co-host, Nellie Bailey.
– The city of Greenville, South Carolina, has witnessed two large funerals in recent days: one for a white cop, the other, for a young Black man who the police claimed killed the officer, and then committed suicide. Black young people in Greenville don’t buy the police version of Deontaye Perry Mackey’s death, and neither does Efia Nwangaza, director of Greenville’s Malcolm X Center for Self-Determination.
– Rev. Jesse Jackson, the Chicago-based minister who ran for president as a Democrat in 1984 and 1988, came to Columbia University in New York for a conversation on the current election with Dr. Cornel West, who is supporting Bernie Sanders for president. Rev. Jackson was asked if he’s endorsed anyone in the Democratic primaries.
– Dr. Cornel West, the Sanders supporter, is based at Union Theological Seminary, just across the street from Columbia University. Dr. West said he understands that Rev. Jackson might want to stand “above the fray.”
– Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, the Black Agenda Report editor and columnist, attended three of the recent congressional hearings on the poisoning of the water system in Flint, Michigan. Adebayo used to work for the federal Environmental Protection Agency. She successfully sued the agency, and was the key actor in passage of legislation to protect whistle blowers from government retaliation. Adebayo said the poisoning of Flint was a deliberate act.
– Umi Saleh, the leader of the Florida-based Dream Defenders, who was formerly known as Phillip Agnew, spoke recently with Pascal Robert, a frequent contributor to Black Agenda Report. Saleh talked about Movement politics and the limitations – and dangers – of over-dependence on social media.