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Leah Penniman – After a Century In Decline, Black Farmers Are Back And On the Rise

A few years ago, while clearing dried broccoli stalks from the tired soil of our land at Soul Fire Farm in upstate New York, I received a cold call from Boston. On the other end was a Black woman, unknown to me, who wanted to share her story of trying to make it as a farmer. Through tears, she explained …

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Meria Heller Show – 05.01.16

Born In the 1940’s We Remember with Meria Heller and Jim Fetzer.

Remember when we trusted government? Rigged elections, Bernie & Trump, Hillary and Libya, 9/11/01 the excuse to destabilize 7 countries, Chelsea on 2nd Amendment and her mother, Iran, AIPAC, Obamacare-premiums rising, Dental care? Where are the required handicapped parked spots at Sandy Hook? Where were the EMT’s/ambulances? Adam Lanza’s shrink arrested, Boston-9/11, Sandy Hook, San Bernardino-gun control, The 28 pages/Saudi Arabia/Obama, Las Vegas then and now, San Diego then and now, Trumps foreign policy speech, Tritium and other nuclear chemicals at Ground Zero, Cruz/Fiorina? Adulterer and Evangelical? Cyber attacks and much more.

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Economic Update – Economics and Real Issues – 01.03.16

Updates on economics vs “free press,” Nevada vs public education, and bikes displace autos in Europe. Responses to listeners on economics of closed ACA health coops and on inflation’s dangers and impacts. Major discussion of Massachusetts Senate Bill to tax rich universities and beginning to answer “What is Capitalism?”

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Leid Stories – 10.14.15

Debating the ‘Debate’: The Leid Stories Q&A About the Democrats’ Q&A

Well, that’s done. The first of six scheduled presidential Q&A sessions (they aren’t debates) was held yesterday at the opulent Wynn resort and casino in Las Vegas. It was a CNN-Facebook production.

Leid Stories listeners dissect the Q&A, debating the so-called debate.

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The Gary Null Show – 08.21.15

Kermit Heartsong is an empirical scientist, political author and the creator of several award wining word games. For the past 25 years, Kermit has investigated the macroscopic developments of social, economic and political systems to identify disturbing trends in both the US and around the globe. He is currently the managing editor of Tayen Lane Publishing in San Francisco. He has appeared on CNN International and many radio stations and has been featured in a variety of magazines and publications. Kermit is the author of several books on America’s dystopia and illusions and recently published “Ukraine: Zbig’s Grand Chessboard and How the West was Checkmated.” His website is TayneLane.com

House Bulldozed for Wind Farm, Family Says – REBEKAH KEARN

Wind energy companies bulldozed a black family’s house because they were the sole holdouts who refused to sell out to a huge wind farm, the family claims in court. Darlene Dotson and her sons David and Daniel sued EDP Renewables North America, Horizon Wind Energy Co., Rising Tree Wind Farm, CVE Contracting Group, and Renewable Land LLC, on May 7 …

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Water Crisis: Lake Mead, Largest US Reservoir, Faces Federal “Water Emergency,” Forced Rationing – Wolf Richter

Leak Mead – on your left, when you drive from Las Vegas across the Hoover Dam – is the largest reservoir in the country when at capacity. It’s fed by the Colorado River which provides water for agriculture, industry, and 40 million people in Nevada, Arizona, California, and Mexico, including Los Angeles, San Diego, Phoenix, and Las Vegas. Now after 15 …