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Leid Stories—Breaking Rules: Shirley Chisholm’s 1972 Presidential Bid—02.16.17

Her historic 1972 presidential bid—the first for an African-American woman from a major party—all at once presented Shirley Chisholm, a congresswoman from Brooklyn, with a multitude of challenges, both within the Democratic Party and outside it.

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NEW SHOW ALERT: The Conspiracy Guy – 02.15.17

The Conspiracy Guy #12: Just when things seemed to be “settling down” with Trump accepting the “One China” policy, suggesting new settlements on Palestinian land was not “helpful to peace”, informing the EU that the US will abide by the Iran nuclear agreement and nixing Rex Tillerson’s preference for Elliott Abrams as Deputy Secretary of State–catastrophe occurs in the form of the resignation/dismissal of National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn, who has been the intelligence expert enabling The Donald to navigate the treacherous shoals of dealing with the US intel community. There are growing suspicions of a conspiracy to target his closest advisors, beginning with Flynn but moving on the KelleyAnne Conway, Steve Bannon and then the President himself. While Hillary cronies and Hillary herself tweet as though this were payback for PizzaGate, there are reasons to believe that, now Jeff Sessions is Attorney General, the hammer is going to fall and that she, Chuck Schumer, Tim Kaine and Michael Blumenthal may be among 30 politicians and 40 others in DC, VA and NYC who are going to be arrested in an imminent PizzaGate sweep.

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Leid Stories—Looking Within: Redefining Political Leadership—02.15.17

Barely a month in office, President Trump has marked both his territory and his quarry, and, even in the face of widespread opposition, is making headway with his “vision” for America. Like it or not, the Trump train is on track and chugging along.

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Connect The Dots – Lauren Steiner, the former leader of LA for Bernie and the host of the the YouTube program, “The Robust Opposition,” – 02.08.17

Listen to Lauren Steiner, the former leader of LA for Bernie and the host of the  the YouTube program, “The Robust Opposition,” will discuss the most productive ways to move ahead with grass roots activism in 2017, a few  “good” surprises ahead — in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.   Download this episode (right click and save)

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What Women Must Know – How to Create a Super Natural Home and Why with Beth Greer – 02.02.17

Beth Greer, aka The Super Natural Mom, is the best-selling author of “Super Natural Home,” an expert on toxin-free living, speaker, holistic lifestyle educator, and environmental health advocate. She hosts the Radio Show Kids in Crisis on BBM Global Radio helping parents with breakthrough, drug-free approaches to treating kids with behavioral problems, Autism, ADHD, anxiety, and addiction. She’s former President of The Learning Annex, a nationally acclaimed adult education company. Beth eliminated a tumor in her chest without drugs or surgery by making small but significant lifestyle shifts. She helps educate people through her webcasts, personalized in-home (or Skype) detox consults, and webinar trainings.

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George Lakey – Reaching Trump Supporters With The Promise Of Vision

If these were ordinary times, progressives might get away with casual images of our political opponents. Those who disagree “lack information,” or “remain prejudiced,” or are “gripped by an emotion like hate.” Reassured, we can return to informational outreach or protests or confrontations and hope that makes a difference. These, however, are not ordinary times. I further expect more instability …

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Alena Sharoykina – Donald Trump and “Deep Ecology”. Pushing GMOs, Minimizing Environmental Protection

To put it mildly, Trump is famous for his skepticism on global climate change, which he has many times called “Chinese mystification,” and has confessed that he does not believe in the “human-caused nature of global warming,” and many of his teammates share these views. Thus, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was nominated for the head of EPA, who is …