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Leid Stories—Repeal and Replace the Fake News We’re Fed!—07.21.17

It’s “Free Your Mind Friday” on Leid Stories, where for years we’ve been repealing and replacing fake news with listeners’ unscripted, well-thought-out opinions and analyses of the issues of the day. Join us for an exciting, purposeful hour of programming. Call 888-874-4888 and let’s hear what you have to say! Download this episode (right click and save)

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The Conspiracy Guy – 07.05.17

Conspiracy Guy Show #32: Putin confronting Trump over rampant pedophelia in the US, especially among the political elites. (Putin has banned the adoption of Russian children by US parents to protect them from sexual abuse.) Brat Pitt has laid out the problem from Hollywood to Washington, D.C., where children are used as bartering chips and manipulated to promote power and …

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Leid Stories—The Clintons’ Hopes Still Resting on a Rotting Foundation—06.22.17

Bill and Hillary Clinton are on edge, waiting for the proverbial axe to fall. It surely will, says financial expert and former banker Charles Ortel, who has been paying close attention to the political and economic landscape for unusual moves by the Clintons. Ortell digs deeper into the Clinton quagmire and shares new information about the Clinton Foundation’s domestic and …

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Leid Stories—Medgar Evers’ Widow, Myrlie Evers-Williams, Called In to Shield Hillary Clinton at Commencement Ceremony; What U.S. Senate Panel Won’t Be Asking James Comey—06.07.17

To blunt vigorous student and community protest against Hillary Clinton at Medgar Evers College’s 45th commencement ceremony tomorrow, Myrlie Evers-Wiliams, widow of the assassinated civil-rights leader after whom the college is named, will introduce her “dear friend,” who is to deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary doctorate Former FBI director James Comey, fired May 9 by President Donald …

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Ask Beatty – 05.01.17

How are adolescent girls doing around the world medically, educationally, economically, emotionally and psychologically?    It’s easy to forget that educational opportunities for many young girls are almost non-existent. Broad inequalities persist between the rich and poor and most notably between the richest males and the poorest females. The disparity is staggering.  In the last decade, the awareness around the …

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Project Censored – 01.31.17

Guest co-hosts Nolan Higdon and Desiree McSwain, and senior correspondent Michael Levitin,
open the program with a discussion about several recent under-reported stories. Then the talk turns to “fake news,”
as Chase Palmieri and Jared Fesler explain their web site — Tribeworthy.com — where readers can collectively evaluate
the validity of news stories. Finally, Quinton Sankofa of Movement Generation explains the connections between
environmental concerns and racial justice.

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Chase Purdy – Trump has gagged the US Agriculture Department’s research arm from publicly sharing its work

An order of silence has been handed down to the US Department of Agriculture’s research arm, prohibiting the taxpayer-funded agency from releasing its work to the public, according to a report by BuzzFeed. The message was handed down to the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) just days after Donald Trump was sworn into office as president. At least a couple of …

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Melissa Dahl – Your Brain Gives Up When Discerning Truth From Lies Gets Too Hard

You can call it “post-truth,” you can call it “fake news,” or you can, as Kellyanne Conway helpfully suggested on Meet the Press over the weekend, call it “alternative facts.” Or you can borrow Dan Rather’s phrasing from earlier this year: “A lie, is a lie, is a lie.” In a fantastic recent piece for Politico, psychology writer Maria Konnikova …

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Lauren McCauley – Trump Issues Media Blackout at Multiple Federal Agencies

Though the majority of President Donald Trump’s controversial cabinet nominations have not yet been confirmed, his so-called “beachhead” teams have arrived at their respective agencies, carrying out orders that make clear that the “War on Science” has begun. On Tuesday, BuzzFeed broke the news that scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are no longer allowed to share information …