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Trends This Week – The Fish Rots from the Head Down – 10.04.17

Global trends forecaster Gerald Celente discusses: a new approach to gun control; the hypocritical treatment of the Catalonia crisis in the news; the Military “tough guy” takeover of the White House.  Mr. Celente also answers caller questions on “the rule of the people” and electric cars. Download this episode (right click and save)

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Leid Stories—U.S. Foreign Policy and A World of Trouble—08.02.17

Historian and political scientist Dr. Gerald Horne discusses some of the major trouble spots in the world today and their connections to U.S. foreign policy and globalist agendas. Horne is the John J. and Rebecca Moores Chair of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston. A prolific author, he has written more than 30 books and 100 scholarly …

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AMANDA MARCOTTE – Fear, racism, and hatred: Why the gun industry makes so much money off mass shootings

Even though the mass shooting in Orlando over the weekend is the largest in our nation’s history, the fallout is following a standard pattern, a narrative so well-worn that it’s impossible not to become numb to it: Liberals call for gun control, conservatives act like you are trying to take away their precious babies, nothing gets done, everyone eventually drifts …

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Charles Derber and Yale Magrass – Trump Card: The Bully Who Exposes Our Bully Nation

Donald Trump’s flagrant bullying — much denounced even by the Republican Party establishment, with both President Bushes refusing to endorse him — is no sign that he will lose the presidential nomination or election. The dirty secret is that GOP leaders secretly admire and envy his power as a bully. Worse, Trump’s bullying resonates not only with his hardcore supporters, but also …

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Jeff Bryant – How Much Do We Hate Our Children?

When President Barack Obama recently made an impassioned plea to do something about the proliferation of gun violence in America, he drew upon the images of elementary school children gunned down in Newtown, Connecticut to engage our emotions. “First graders,” he exclaimed, with tears coursing down his cheeks. His reference to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting seemed like a …

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If Mental Illness Is the Problem, America Is Mentally Ill

2015 was a year of exceptionally overt police violence against black folk and tragic mass shootings. A common response to these events has been that they are the result of “sick” individuals. Many conservatives have suggested that the shooters were mentally ill: that the problem was a proliferation of bad people, not a proliferation of guns. When, however, the murderers happen to …

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Michael Krieger – A Majority of Americans Oppose “Assault Weapons Ban” – Highest Number on Record

The person who bothers me the most on this entire topic is Mayor Michael Bloomberg, of my hometown NYC.  You can tell when someone is disingenuous if they freak out over gun violence like it is the biggest issue in America today and at the same time protect the banksters and their “too big to fail” culture, which has and …