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Steven Singer – Why Schools Should NOT Be Run Like Businesses

America loves business. We worship the free market. Nothing is more infallible – not reason, not morals, not even God. Money is the true measure of success – the more you have, the better a person you are. This perverted ideology has taken over much of American life. Where we once cared about our country, justice and fair play, today …

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Bruce Melton – We Can Have a Healthy Climate With Zero Warming in Our Lifetimes

We can have a healthy climate — a climate with zero warming — in our lifetimes. The message for the last 20 years has been that we have to reduce emissions drastically to prevent dangerous climate change of more than 2 degrees C (3.6 F). This strategy would have likely worked when it was first suggested, but we have delayed …

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The Gary Null Show – 08.23.16

Today on The Gary Null Show, Gary opens up the program as normal with a long and intensive outlook on the latest in health and the environment. In the second half of the program Gary talks with guest Dr. Uwe Blesching about the scientific research supporting the the health benefits of medical cannabis and why the government is resisting changing its Scheduling as a Schedule 1 drug. Dr. Uwe Blesching is a medical journalist and the chief editor of CHI Magazine. He specializes in mind-body medicine, natural evidence-based illness prevention and protocols and is an expert investigative researcher into the benefits of cannabis and marijuana’s phytopharmacological properties. For twenty years, Uwe was a paramedic and emergency medical expert for the city of San Francisco. He hold degrees in the Humanities and Psychology and a doctorate in Higher Education and Social Change from the Western Institute for Social Research. In addition to publishing a global guide on the use of spices and herbs for food and medicine, he is the author of the “Cannabis Health Index” which presents the science from over 1000 research studies on marijuana’s medical and health benefits for over 100 chronic symptoms and diseases. His website is CannabisHealthIndex.com

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Mike Lofgren – GOP and the Rise of Anti-Knowledge

In the realm of physics, the opposite of matter is not nothingness, but antimatter. In the realm of practical epistemology, the opposite of knowledge is not ignorance but anti-knowledge. This seldom recognized fact is one of the prime forces behind the decay of political and civic culture in America. Some common-sense philosophers have observed this point over the years. “Genuine …

VACCINE ECONOMICS – GREED, POLITICS, AND DISEASE PROFIT by Joel Edwards

Imagine if you had a product to sell that didn’t require advertising or marketing, but the majority of people thought they had to have it. Better still, millions of children and adults are forced to obtain your product in order to keep their jobs or go to school. The government is one of your guaranteed buyers. Your product doesn’t need …

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Pope Francis – Toward a Perfect Storm for Revolution

With Bernie Sanders calling for a political revolution based on economic fairness, I thought this from Paul Ferrell at MarketWatch, a Murdoch-owned Dow Jones website, was interesting.  Read the whole thing, but here are a few teasers: Mark your calendar: June 18. That’s launch day for Pope Francis’s historic anticapitalist revolution, a multitargeted global revolution against out-of-control free-market capitalism driven by consumerism, …

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Capitalism in America: Giving Crazy a Bad Name While Subverting Democracy

Ever since Milton Friedman’s series of essays on Capitalism and Freedom, conservatives have tried to link democracy and capitalism into essential handmaidens.  But as the evidence shows, it’s a reality-busting bundle that only a psychotic could love.  Or believe.The fact is, capitalism as practiced in America – far from being democracy’s handmaiden — is anathema to freedom, and ultimately, impoverishing to …

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Procrastination Part I: Why You Do It

This is the first of a two-part post on procrastination: Part I addresses why we procrastinate; Part II will focus on strategies to decrease procrastination. Many people misunderstand procrastination as a problem of laziness or poor time management. But procrastination—especially problem procrastination—is often a strategy used to manage struggles with self-esteem. Everybody puts off some things some of the time. But some folks …