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What Women Must Know – The Healing Power of Plant Medicine with Gerald Powell – 03.23.17

Gerard Powell is the personification of the American success story who realized, as do many people in his position, that money does not necessarily buy happiness. Instead, he opted to try anything available to hide from himself and his “perfect” life. Most of his existence he suffered from addiction and depression, incessantly trying to fill the hole deep within with little or no success. Ultimately, after much trial and error, he found that manifesting the truth of who you are and becoming your authentic self is true success and happiness and he was able to rid himself of the demons within and live a happy, healthy, sober and full life. ?He is the founder of Rythmia Life Advancement Center in Cost Rica, the only medically licensed plant medicine center in the world.

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The Vinyl Experience – 03.10.17

VE 324 3 10 17 801: Tomorrow Never Knows Alan Parsons Project: Some Other Time Yes: Wonderous Stories After The Fire: Starflight Alice In Chains: Heaven Beside You Ike & Tina Turner: River Deep Mountain High The Waterboys: Fisherman’s Song XTC Season Cycle Laura Mvula: Green Garden Scott Joploin: TheEasy Winners (New England Conservatory Ragtime Ensemble) Sheklby Lynne: I Only …

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Sarah Lazare – The Scandal of Chemical Weapons in U.S. Prisons

Originally launched as a tool of trench combat during World War I, tear gas has been used around the world over the past century to enforce colonial rule, quell popular protests and aid in ethnic cleansing of civilians. This “riot control agent” was banned as a “method of war” by the Chemical Weapons Convention, an arms control treaty that went …

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Lorraine Chow – Big Oil Cheers as Trump Plans to Open National Parks for Drilling

America’s national parks are already under threat, but will our beloved public lands survive Donald Trump‘s incoming presidency? The president-elect plans to open up federal lands for more energy development and, according to Reuters, energy companies and industry lobbyists are already expecting a flurry of new federal drilling and mining leases with the incoming administration. “This opportunity is unique, maybe …

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What Women Must Know – Healing the Autoimmune Epidemic with Dr. Tom O’Bryan – 01.12.17

Tom O’Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN, is an internationally recognized speaker and writer on chronic disease and metabolic disorders. He organized the popular Gluten Summit in November 2013. Dr. O’Bryan has more than 30 years of experience as a functional medicine practitioner and is adjunct faculty at the Institute for Functional Medicine. He is the author of The Autoimmune Fix: How to Stop the Hidden Autoimmune Damage that Keeps You
Sick, Fat and Tired Before It Turns into Diseas

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Leid Stories—From New Orleans, Lessons About Police ‘Reform’—12.22.16

Mayor Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans proudly announced Monday that the city had closed a “dark” chapter in its history that was written more than a decade ago. The city has worked out settlements, totaling $13.3 million, in three especially egregious police killings as well as with plaintiffs in other serious cases involving police brutality and lethal use of force. Most of the cases occurred during the time of Hurricane Katrina, in 2005.

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ANNALEE NEWITZ – Finding North America’s lost medieval city

A thousand years ago, huge pyramids and earthen mounds stood where East St. Louis sprawls today in Southern Illinois. This majestic urban architecture towered over the swampy Mississippi River floodplains, blotting out the region’s tiny villages. Beginning in the late 900s, word about the city spread throughout the southeast. Thousands of people visited for feasts and rituals, lured by the promise of a new kind of civilization. Many …