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Leid Stories – Free Your Mind Friday – 03.11.16

No Herd Mentality Here! Join our growing community of non-herd-mentality thinkers who gather weekly at this popular meeting place to trade in information, opinions and ideas.

It’s “Free Your Mind Friday” on Leid Stories, and your views on matters that affect us all are the star of the show. Call in (888-874-4888) and let your star light shine!

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Leid Stories – 02.26.16

Madness Behind, Madness Ahead. Give Your Take on ‘Free Your Mind Friday!’

We wrap up a week of madness and brace ourselves for even more with our weekly town-hall meeting. Listeners call the shots on “Free Your Mind Friday,” a free-wheeling open forum for the exchange of information, opinions and ideas. Call 888-874-4888 and join the conversation.

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Leid Stories – 02.19.16

Cast Your Vote in Your Own Referendum! It’s ‘Free Your Mind Friday’ on Leid Stories!

It’s our weekly referendum on The System. Listeners analyze and deconstruct what it’s up to on “Free Your Mind Friday,” an open forum for the exchange of information, opinions and ideas. In the midst of national “selections” for president, the shenanigans of the duopoly may take center stage, but callers are free to discuss whatever they wish.

Cast your vote by calling in and sharing your views—888-874-4888.

Hackers Stole Secrets of U.S. Government Workers’ Sex Lives By Shane Harris

It was already being described as the worst hack of the U.S. government in history. And it just got much worse. A senior U.S. official has confirmed that foreign hackers compromised the intimate personal details of an untold number of government workers. Likely included in the hackers’ haul: information about workers’ sexual partners, drug and alcohol abuse, debts, gambling compulsions, …

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Brutality is Our Society’s Trademark—From the Justice System to Healthcare – Donna Smith

Over the past several weeks, we’ve seen so many examples of brutality played out in our cities — and mostly our most impoverished areas — that it isn’t difficult to see why so many people are in the streets.  Many say white people cannot truly understand the deep racial issues that target African American people and their communities, and that …

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Searching the Internet Creates an Illusion of Knowledge

Surely you have noticed: A lot of people who have no idea what they are talking about are oddly certain of their superior knowledge. While this disconnect has been a problem throughout human history, new research suggests a ubiquitous feature of our high-tech world—the Internet—has made matters much worse. In a series of studies, a Yale University research team led by psychologist Matthew …