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Leid Stories—The Budget: The Republicans’ (and Democrats’) Nifty Holiday Gift; U.S. Slammed for Still-Woeful Conditions in Puerto Rico —12.18.17

On Friday evening, a delirious President Donald Trump and a coterie of Republican leaders delivered tidings of great joy (Trump announced it was a “Christmas gift” to the nation): There is, at last, a budget, and all that’s needed now is a final vote in both houses of Congress to put the new budget into effect. That process begins today, and …

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Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour – 11.16.17

We suffer through the horrible tragedy of Puerto Rico with JOEL SEGAL and ANNA BLACKBURN.  Anna’s mother lived in central Puerto Rico and has been sending first-hand reports of the on-going travesty of our government’s lack of response to the misery and death plaguing the island. Joel fills us in with still more about what has been done to this …

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Expat Files – 10.27.17

#1- The newest phrase in the Latin street talk vernacular is “El Sueno Canadiense”. That means, “The Canadian Dream”. Sound familiar, kinda? Yes, certain illegals who’ve been feeling the pressure of the Trump administration and the latest US immigration crackdowns are changing plans for a newer kinder more tolerant trajectory- Canada   #2- The average unsophisticated working-class Latino has basically 3 …

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Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour – 10.19.17

We are joined in solartopia by Harvard Ayers and Joel Siegel to discuss the horrible on going disaster in Puerto Rico as well as the fires still raging in Northern California.  These two global warming catastrophes have killed countless Americans and done hundreds of billions of dollars in damages. Please listen in as we discuss what must be done and …

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Economic Update – Economics, Psychology and Mass Murder – 10.08.17

“Updates on Trump/GOP tax plan, Americans having “trouble paying bills,” post-1989 Russia more unequal than USSR, Eastern now colony of Western Europe, targeting finance vs entire system, closing rural US hospitals, Puerto Rico as US colony. Interview Dr. Harriet Fraad on economics, psychology and mass murders.” Download this episode (right click and save)  

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Expat Files – 10.06.17

#1- When “do gooders” and other good- hearted “people helpers” get scammed and don’t even know it: Today’s “boots on the ground” story in the aftermath of devastating hurricane Maria that hammered Puerto Rico     #2- Some cool Spanish language tips along with some gringo observations and nuances that one can only appreciate (or detect) after living in Latin America …

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iEat Green – Guest: Nancy Romer – 10.05.17

Nancy Romer is a life-long activist.  After serving in the Peace Corps in Colomiba, she came back to the US ready to join the movement to end the war in Viet Nam.  Since then she has continued working for peace and social justice, working in the feminist, anti-racist, public higher education, union, food justice and climate justice movements.  She was a professor of psychology for …

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Leid Stories—Trump Finally Makes It to the ‘Other’ Americans Las Vegas Massacre: Much More Than A ‘Crime’—10.03.17

Thirteen days after Hurricane Maria roared through the Caribbean ripping two U.S. territories to shreds, President Donald Trump today finally meets in person with Gov. Ricardo Roselló of Puerto Rico and Gov. Kenneth Mapp of the U.S. Virgin Islands to discuss recovery efforts. Carmen Yulin Cruz, mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico’s capital city and one of Trump’s fiercest critics …