1

Adam Johnson – Democrats Have Better Grammar Than Republicans, Study Reveals

Democrats convinced they are smarter and better educated than their Republican friends and family may be right after all—at least in terms of being able to speak the English language properly. A new “study” [3] done by the grammar app Grammarly examined the Facebook comments of the supporters of all major Presidential candidates and noticed some startling patterns. According to USA Today: Supporters commenting …

1

Adam Johnson – Black and Hispanic People Have Longer Hospital Wait Times in America Than Whites

A short study [3] released Monday by JAMA Internal Medicine found that minorities wait, on average, 25% longer to obtain medical care than do whites. The period waiting for care, or  “clinic time” for White americans was about 80 minutes. For African-Americans it was 99, and for hispanics it was 105. The reasons for this disparity and varied and not entirely clear. Face-to-face …

1

Nick Meyer – American Academy Of Pediatrics Gives Monsanto The Boot After Meeting With Concerned Mothers

In today’s social media dominated world, one well-placed infographic can practically start a revolution. With Facebook pages and Instagram accounts feeding highly precise and sometimes juicy tidbits of previously hidden information to the masses at a rate of millions per week, it’s easy to see how we can create change faster than ever before. In the case of one particular …

1

Steven W Thrasher – Disaster capitalism is a permanent state of life for too many Americans

In the United States, disaster has become our most common mode of life. Proof that our daily existence was something other than a simmering, smoldering disaster has been historically held somewhat at bay by the myth that hard work equals some kind of subsistence living. For the more deluded amongst us, this ‘American dream’ even got us to believe we …

1

Heart of Mind Radio – 09.11.15

On today’s program we celebrate Wayne Dyer and his work and life. On August 31st Headlines announced that, Wayne Dyer, self-help guru and motivational speaker had died at 75. Kathryn will talk about experience of meeting Wayne Dyer and interviewing him on the publication of his book “A Promise is Promise.” Kathryn will offer her finally tribute to Wayne Dyer.

1

Stephen Lendman – Rebooting Hillary. “Hillary is New and Improved”

Polls show increasing numbers of voters dislike and distrust her. She’s losing ground to Sanders and bested by Donald Trump. Voters rate her poorly on honesty, trustworthiness and transparency. When asked to describe her, “liar” is the word most often mentioned – then “dishonest,” untrustworthy,” and “criminal.” Read More

1

Juan Cole – Pope Francis’ call to host Refugees contrasts w/ anti-Immigrant US “Religious Right”

Not all American Christian leaders have covered themselves in glory when it comes to the issue of Syrian refugees being accepted by the US ( not many are). Evangelist Franklin Graham sees these refugees as a security threat because many of them are Muslim (though there are lots of kinds of Islam in Syria, and some 5% are Christian). Sen. …

1

Lloyd Burrell – 15 minutes on your cell phone can alter brain structure and function, new study reveals

A new clinical study has found that just 15 minutes of cell phone talk time radiation exposure can alter the structure and function of the brain, including brain wave activity that is connected to cognition, mood and behavior. Thirty-one healthy females took part in the study, published in PLOS ONE; all participants were measured twice. On one of the days, …

1

Interview with Patrick O’Neill, CEO of Amp Your Good – 08.27.15

Patrick O’Neill is the Founder and CEO of Amp Your Good. After graduating from West Point and serving on active duty in the US Army, he began a private sector career focusing upon real estate, energy, technology and social enterprise. He has founded, co-founded and led several companies and has served on the board of directors of for profit, not for profit, public and private companies. He is married and has four children and lives in NJ (the Garden State!) He enjoys skiing, science fiction, youth sports and cooking.

Current projects

The REAL food drive campaign – a national campaign – see www.realfooddrive.org –
Chefs Community Table – restaurant quality meals to help those facing hunger – Bhavani – if you get a chance – watch this video before the interview –
Curbing Hunger campaign