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Connect The Dots – Toxic Threats to Children – 03.07.18

Toxic Threats to Children: Listen to pioneering scientific researcher, Philip Landrigan, MD,  author of the new book Children & Environmental Toxins in conversation with Alison Rose Levy. Show is live at: http://prn.fm and can be heard later in the Connect the Dots archives on the Progressive Radio Network. Download this episode (right click and save)

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Running helps mice slow cancer growth

Here’s one more benefit of exercise: mice who spent their free time on a running wheel were better able to shrink tumors (a 50% reduction in tumor size) compared to their less active counterparts. Researchers found that the surge of adrenaline that comes with a high-intensity workout helped to move cancer-killing immune (NK) cells toward lung, liver, or skin tumors …

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A Just Cause – Spotlight on Capitol Hill with U.S. Rep Charles Rangel reflecting on 9/11 – 11.01.15

The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks talks with U.S. Rep Charles Rangel about his thoughts on 9/11. Where are we today and “Never Forget” the tragedy to New York city and the United States of America.

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Jim Lobe – Neocons Launch 2016 Manifesto

A mostly neoconservative group of national-security analysts have published perhaps the first comprehensive outline of what they believe a Republican foreign policy should look like as of Inauguration Day 2017. It’s titled “Choosing to Lead: American Foreign Policy for a Disordered World.”Although it concedes that “there are limitations on American power,” according to the book’s “Forward” by former George W. Bush …

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Michael Tomasky – What Ben Carson’s Rise Says About America

How a brilliant man’s profound ignorance became his greatest political asset. So it’s Ben Carson’s moment. He’s overtaken Donald Trump in a CBS/New York Times national poll and he’s ahead in Iowa now with the caucuses just three months away. The Times is writing nice profiles of him full of polite euphemisms like “lack of governing experience.” First we all got used to the idea that it wasn’t insane …

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Nick Pinto – Why Can’t We End Mass Incarceration?

On October 6th, news reports heralded a historic development: The world’s largest incarcerator, the United States of America, was about to make the largest one-time release of prisoners in its history. The U.S. Justice Department announced that it would be releasing some 6,000 inmates from federal prisons before the end of their original sentences. It’s the first wave of an …