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The Gary Null Show – 05.24.16

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.

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Ashley Blackwell – 48 Million Americans Suffer From Food Insecurity—Here’s What Needs to Happen

In recent months, the national dialogue on environmental justice has intensified, with the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, forcing the American public to consider how everything from lead exposure to poor air quality disproportionately affects low-income communities and communities of color. While environmental justice—which strives to include and involve all people in the institution of environmental protections, regardless of their …

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S.e. Smith – The U.S. Is in the Midst of an Eviction Crisis

San Francisco — with its tech boom and housing crunch — is infamous for Ellis Act evictions that force tenants out of a building and allow the landlord to “go out of business.” In practice, that means that many tenants are evicted from homes in up-and-coming neighborhoods. Landlords realize that they might make more profit with condominiums or other use …

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Research: TV Is Intellectually And Socially Dumbing Down Young Children

It is common for parents to feel that their children are spending too much time in front of the television set. According to a Canadian study, children who watch an excessive amount of television exhibit a multitude of negative side effects including poor language and social skills, and increased bullying. The 2013 study was set out to determine whether or …

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Leid Stories – 02.22.16

Haiti’s Interim President Jocelerme Privert’s Ties to Washington

The Nevada Primary: Race to the Finish for Republicans and Democrats

Hillary Clinton’s handpicked president of Haiti, Michel Martelly, prohibited by law to seek reelection after his five-year term, unwillingly left office Feb. 7, leaving behind a leadership vacuum and a nation mired in poverty, corruption, political chaos, protests and partisan violence. Haiti’s Parliament named Jocelerme Privert, president of the National Assembly, interim president on Feb. 14, and immediately he began talking about putting the nation on the right track. But Kim Ives, editor of Haïti Liberté, reports that many are concerned about Privert’s ties to Washington.

The Feb. 20 primary elections in Nevada netted wins for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, a fatal blow to Jeb Bush’s candidacy, and incontrovertible proof that race matters in America. Leid Stories explains.

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Les Leopold – How America’s Superrich Are Draining the Poor of a Longer Life Span

The American people have a deep sense of fairness. We are angry about the growing pay gap between the top 100 CEOs and the average worker — a gap that has widened from $45 to $1 in 1970, to a staggering $844 to $1 today. (See Runaway Inequality [3]) A new study shows [4] that runaway inequality also is creating a more deadly gap — …

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Chris Hedges – Pity the Children

Larry—not his real name—is 38. He is serving a 30-year sentence for murder in a New Jersey prison. He will not be eligible for parole until 2032, when he will be 55. His impoverished and nightmarish childhood mirrors that of nearly all prisoners I have worked with who were convicted of violent crimes. And as governmental austerity and chronic poverty …

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‘Richest Generation’? Baby Boomers Face Deep Inequalities

It’s a familiar trope in U.S. society that baby boomers are the “richest generation.” But a report released online Thursday by the Population Reference Bureau shows that wealth is unequally distributed among this demographic, with people born between 1946 and 1964 facing pronounced disparities along race and gender lines. For people 65 and older, the poverty rate has decreased dramatically …

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Amanda Froelich – How To Use Plastic Water Bottles And Bleach To Create LIGHT!

The invention of electricity transformed the lives of many. No longer were work days limited to the sun’s rays, and with longer hours to work with creative inspiration, inspired dreams could become reality.But in many areas of the world, conveniences common to the Western world are still foreign. For example, 1 billion people currently experience energy poverty and have no means of …