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Connect The Dots – The Good News on NAFTA and Looking Back on Chernobyl – 05.24.18

The Good News on NAFTA and Looking Back on Chernobyl:  Lori Wallach, Director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch (and www.replaceNAFTA.org) will discuss the surprising potential for a much better deal on trade as the NAFTA agreement is renegotiated. In the show’s second segment, Professor Serhii Plokhy, Harvard historian and author of Chernobyl: the History of a Nuclear Catastrophe— in conversation …

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Leid Stories—So, Is It Still Too Early to Judge the Trump Administration?–05.21.18

We were warned, even before his election, about unfairly judging President Donald J. Trump. Give the guy a break, they said. He’s new to the job, and it won’t be easy to “drain the swamp” with an entrenched system of bureaucrats and the “deep state” against him. Besides, he’s not a career politician, and to make good on his promises …

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Leid Stories—Who/What Can Stop Trump from Lying?–05.07.18

He lies about big things and small. He lies to make himself look good, and others bad. He even lies about lying. There is no hope, it seems, that the lying will stop. But President Trump’s lies are quite consequential. And as we have seen, his lying ways have caught on in his administration. Leid Stories discusses Trump’s compulsive lying—not …

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Leid Stories—Commentaries: Hundreds of Migrants Seeking Legal Entry to U.S. Told There’s No Room; Trump Pivots to Africa with Buhari’s White House Visit; Main Discussion: Did Bill Cosby Get A Fair Trial?—04.30.18

More than a month ago, about 150 people, including many families with children, began a 2,000-mile trek north—from southern Mexico to a border-crossing processing center in San Diego, Calif.—seeking legal entry into the United States. Most of them said they were fleeing the intolerable poverty, political turmoil and unspeakable violence in their home countries in Central America. But when they …

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Leid Stories—Can Trump Survive the Demons That Hound Him?—04.26.18

A presidency continually rocked by scandal, turmoil and a distorted view of his own power. A Congress that dislikes the open contempt he shows it. A Republican Party that holds him personally responsible for decimating its political gains. A record exodus of Republicans from the House and the Senate. A Cabinet of novices who aren’t quite sure what they’re supposed …

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Leid Stories—Justice Is Blind to Its Own Entrenched Racism—04.23.18

Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner, is still holding on to the hope that the U.S. Justice Department will bring to account Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD officer who put her 43-year-old son Eric in an illegal chokehold on July 7, 2014 that killed him. The New York Times reported last week that some federal prosecutors within the Justice Department …

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The Plutocracy Report – 04.20.18

Don’t miss this weeks historic show! The seventh installment of The Plutocracy Report features a new, original song Vince co wrote, and it is relevant today because it pertains to NECULAR WAR. This Is a Progressive Radio Network exclusive debut of a new, epic song! But first Vince comments about the unusual weather we had last weekend, and then gets …

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Leid Stories—Trump and The Washington Circus: What Are Our Options? (Part 2)—04.18.18

Way more callers than time yesterday, so, as promised, we return to the topic to hear their views. Six days ago, U.S., French and British forces jointly conducted air strikes in war-torn Syria, supposedly to “cripple its chemical-weapons program.” The United States and its allies have said that President Bashar al-Assad is using chemical weapons consistently to attack and wipe …

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Global Alert News – 04.18.18

Biosphere collapse will push power structures to total desperation. As has been stated so many times on the Global Alert News hour, the rapidly unfolding implosion of the global climate and countless ecosystems, along with the quest for remaining resources, is (and will continue to) fuel unbridled aggression from military industrial societies like the US and it’s allies. So far the …

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Keeping Democracy Alive – INTERNATIONAL HERO BILL RICHARDSON AND INTERNATIONAL THREAT TRUMP – 04.15.18

He’s brought back hostages from North Korea, Cuba,Iraq  and Sudan. He was governor of New Mexico, US ambassador the UN. He won my vote for president in 2008. Bill Richardson’s record is exceedingly impressive. On the first half, Governor Richardson talks about Myanmar, North Korea, and what American leadership could and should look like. And on part 2 international journalist …