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Zoë Carpenter - How the Trump Administration Could Change the American Landscape, Literally

In the red-rock country of southern Utah, not far from Bryce Canyon National Park, the state’s only strip coal mine occupies several hundred acres of private property. For over a decade Alton Coal Development, the company behind the Coal Hollow mine, has tried to expand its footprint onto an adjacent parcel of public land containing some 50 million tons of …

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Lornet ­­­­­­­­­­­­Turnbull – National Parks Are Used Mostly By Older White People. Here’s Why That Needs to Change

The breathtaking beauty of the Pacific Northwest seems perpetually in your face—the jagged snow-capped peaks of the Olympics, the rolling mountain ranges of the Cascades. There are times Mount Rainier seems so close, it’s almost like you can reach out and touch it. Almost. Yet some people spend their entire lives seeing these mountains from every possible angle without ever …

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Progressive Commentary Hour – 03.29.16

Dr. Brian Hooker is an Associate Professor of Biology at Simpson University in California, and a senior consultant for ARES Corporation, specializing in environmental restoration design. As a bioengineer, Dr. Hooker spent 16 as a team leader for the Dept of Energy’s Genomes to Life Center for Molecular and Cellular Systems at its Pacific Northwest National Laboratory where he investigated gene-protein networks, cell signaling and cellular metabolic pathways. He is a prominent leader in the organization Focus Autism, which is investigating the scientific evidence for a vaccine-autism connection. Brian has a 16 year old son with autism and has been active in autism community for a decade. Over the years Brian has filed many FOIAs with federal health agencies and has received 1000s of pages of documents that support the need to question the efficacy and safety of vaccination. He has been a point independent researcher in the recent whistle blower case with Dr. Thompson from the CDC regarding vaccine dangers. His website is FocusAutism.org

In the middle of Dr. Hooker’s interview, Gary played Florida Congressman Bill Posey speaking on the House floor about a CDC whistle blower exposing deception at the CDC. This happened in July 2015. After the 5 minute clip, Dr.Hooker and Dr. Null spoke about Congressman Posey’s speech.

After the Dr. Hooker interview, Gary let everyone listen to Brian Deers, a journalist, who while walking into the General Medical Council hearings was confronted by parents with children who had Inflammatory Bowel Disease and told them they were wrong and basically crazy. Watch the whole film in the link from You Tube or just listen to the audio that we provided of the parents and Brian talk outside the General Medical Council hearings.

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Julia Troute – The Cascadia Fault: Overlooked and Underprepared

In late 2004, an undersea megathrust earthquake occurred off the west coast of Indonesia when the Indian Plate was subducted by the Burma Plate, triggering a series of devastating tsunamis along most landmasses bordering the Indian Ocean. The earthquake and subsequent tsunamis killed over 230,000 people in 14 countries, plowing through coastal communities with waves up to 100 feet high. …

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Dahr Jamail – Sounds of War: Navy Warplanes Producing Deadly Noise Around US Bases

“This is a public health emergency that is literally killing people.” This stark, shocking warning about the US Navy’s war-gaming in the Pacific Northwest comes from Dr. James Dahlgren, a doctor of occupational and environmental medicine who is also a diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He spoke with Truthout about how Navy warplanes flying in and out …

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Proof! CEOs hurt companies by golfing too much – Jeff Cox

Companies whose CEOs spend too much time on the golf course often end up in the rough. So goes the conclusion of a study from researchers at the University of Tennessee and University of Alabama that could send shivers through C-suites across the U.S. The team looked at four years’ worth of data from the United States Golf Association, which …

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More Americans at risk from strong earthquakes

More than 143 million Americans living in the 48 contiguous states are exposed to potentially damaging ground shaking from earthquakes, with as many as 28 million people likely to experience strong shaking during their lifetime, according to research discussed at the annual meeting of Seismological Society of America. The report puts the average long-term value of building losses from earthquakes …