Today is June 12th and like always The Gary Null Show is here to inform you on the best news in health, healing, the environment and all things political around the world. In this episode Gary sets aside time to play some of his documentary Poverty Inc. Download this episode (right click and save) Gary has a new …
Updates on big banks fix rates, IRS checks on churches, CEOs’ pay rises fastest to worsen US inequality. Major discussions: blaming the poor for poverty and over-crediting the super rich; how superrich oil countries and companies control modern economies; and how Trump’s attacks on Germany are more “fake news”.” Download this episode (right click and save)
Finland, the country that gave the world the sauna, is now experimenting with another act of radical generosity. On January 1, it became the first European country to give unemployed citizens a “basic income” — a no-strings-attached monthly payment meant to cover the basic costs of living. The Guardian reports that it will be a two-year trial of 2,000 Finns …
Disturbing truths about the wealth gap in America have surfaced in recent months. Our nation is breaking in two. Yet downtrodden Americans are hoping for a fairy-tale ending to their misery, instead of demanding the progressive measures that would empower them. Collapse of the Middle Class For every $100 owned by a middle-class household in 2001, that household had just …
Fewer and fewer Americans are on food stamps, and the decline is only getting faster. According to Paul Trussell, an analyst at Deutsche Bank, the number of people utilizing the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, in June 2016 was down 4.7% from the same month a year before, and the number of households using SNAP was down 5.2% year-over-year. …
Banking Verses Humanity – FactVILE Fact: Nearly 1/2 of the world’s population — more than 3 billion people — live on less than $2.50 a day. More than 1.3 billion live in extreme poverty — less than $1.25 a day. VILE – Seven years after the global financial collapse, regulators and investors are still working through an epic pile of lawsuits and other …
Concern for the health of the poor is one of the critical issues in development. Poverty cannot be defined solely in terms of low or no income. Lack of access to health services, safe water, adequate nutrition, and education are also essential components of poverty. Poverty and health are closely linked. Poverty is one of the most influential factors in …
IT’S ONE OF THE MOST enduring selling points for the value of higher education: The best route out of poverty is through the college quad. Spend four years in college, and all that book learning, mind opening, and network expanding will help even the lowest-income student jump up several rungs on the economic ladder. Nowhere is that message preached as …
On “The Gary Null Show” today, these great topics are covered and Gary talks to a great guest, Charles Glass. Listen and read please.
Primary prevention of colorectal cancer
Exercise: Future anticancer therapy?
Poverty marks a gene, predicting depression
Bright light during meals affects metabolism, lowers effect of insulin
Gary takes a quick music break for this jam: Teddy Pendergrass – I Don’t Love You Anymore
What happens when water for 30 million people disappears?
Gary then goes to his wonderful guest Charles Glass. Here is his bio:
Charles Glass is an American-British journalist and broadcaster who is highly respected internationally for his investigative reporting from the Middle East. For a decade starting in 1983, he was ABC’s chief Middle East correspondent and worked with CNN and ABC as well. His articles appear in the Guardian, Time, The Telegraph, Harpers Newsweek and other publications. in 1987, while reporting from Lebanon Charles was kidnapped and held hostage by Shi’a militants for over 2 months. He broke the story of Saddam Hussain possessing biological weapons a year later. His covert reporting in East Timor in 1992 resulted in the US Senate suspending military aid to Indonesia. And he has reported from Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq on many occasions. Charles is the author of seven books, his most recent being a very concise history and background into the Syrian crisis entitled “Syria Burning: A Short History of a Catastrophe.” His website is CharlesGlass.net
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VIDEO: Robert Reich: Why “Right to Work” is Wrong for Workers – Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich explains the truth behind so-called “Right to Work” laws and how they hurt working families.
Gary takes calls about people who try to give the American people information the Government doesn’t want you to know.
On “The Gary Null” today, Gray had a great health and healing segment and then Gary interviewed the two guest below.
The inflammatory factor underlying most cancers
Exercise can help reduce hot flashes
Could cinnamon help you prevent Alzheimer’s disease?
Why blueberries are an effective weapon in the war against Alzheimer’s disease
The rise of tart cherry as a medicinal food
Gary goes to break and plays this great oldie: Chaka Khan – I’m Every Woman. Gary returns to pitch his great product greens and grains and oils,
and more. He does a quick music break again an plays this: Michael Jackson – Heartbreak Hotel
Lastly, here are the bios for our guests today:
Mark Hertzgaard is an American journalist who has been called “one of America’s finest reporters” by Barbara Ehrenreich. For the past twenty-five years, Mark has focused his investigations into the ecological fate of the earth, food security, poverty and agriculture. He also writes on the national security state. Mark is the environmental correspondent for The Nation and reports on ecological issues for Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Time, Mother Jones, Die Zeit and other publications and appears as a regular commentator on PBS Morning Edition and Living on Earth. He has published six important books, including “Hot: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth.” His most recent is “Bravehearts: Whistle Blowing in the Age of Snowden.” His website is MarkHertsgaard.com
Joining Mark is John Crane. John is a former senior Pentagon investigator and a long time assistant to the Pentagon’s Inspector General in the office assigned to protect whistleblowers and person’s coming forth with complaints of wrongdoing. He is duly featured in Mark’s book Bravehearts, and gained whistleblower status himself for coming forth with information about how the Pentagon and NSA undermine the entire whistleblowing process and laws.