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Black Agenda Radio – 02.06.17

Welcome, to the radio magazine that brings you news, commentary and analysis from a Black Left perspective. I’m Glen Ford, along with my co-host, Nellie Bailey. Coming up: A new report on mass incarceration in the United States, this time focusing on the 160-thousand men and women who are serving life sentences behind bars; Mumia Abu Jamal speaks with Eddie Africa, the Move activist who has been a prisoner of the State of Pennsylvania for 38 years; and New York City organizers launch a Campaign for Community Control Over the Police.

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Evan Osnos – DOOMSDAY PREP FOR THE SUPER-RICH

Steve Huffman, the thirty-three-year-old co-founder and C.E.O. of Reddit, which is valued at six hundred million dollars, was nearsighted until November, 2015, when he arranged to have laser eye surgery. He underwent the procedure not for the sake of convenience or appearance but, rather, for a reason he doesn’t usually talk much about: he hopes that it will improve his …

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The Natural Nurse And Dr. Z – The Menopause Confidential – 01.31.17

Ellen Kamhi, PHD RN, www.naturalnurse.com, interviews Dr. Tara Allmen. Tara Allmen , MD, FACOG, NCMP is one of America’s leading experts in midlife women’s health.Dr. Allmen earned her bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University and her medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Allmen belongs to the Center for Menopause, Hormonal Disorders and Women’s Health, New York City, and focuses her practice on perimenopause and menopause. She is a board certified gynecologist and NAMS certified menopause practitioner. Dr. Allmen has educated thousands of medical professionals around the country in perimenopausal and menopausal medicine. She has also been featured on television, including Dr. Oz Show, Good Morning America, NBC, CBS, and Fox News. Inspired to reach millions of women over

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Sayer Ji, Founder – Black Seed Oil Puts Deadly Asthma Meds To Shame

The powerful black seed known as nigella sativa strikes again! This time proving that food can be a powerful asthma medication alternative.  A new study published in the journal Phytotherapeutic Research reveals that a powerful little black seed known as nigella sativa — once referred to as ‘the remedy for everything but death’ — may provide a powerful alternative to …

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The Infectious Myth – Dr. Malcolm Kendrick on the Cholesterol Myth. And Others – 01.17.17

David talks with British GP Malcolm Kendrick about the many myths of modern medicine, starting with the cholesterol myth and the recommendation for a low fat diet. Later the conversation veers into other myths that allopathic medicine promulgates but that Kendrick opposes.

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KEVIN ALEXANDER – THERE’S A MASSIVE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY BUBBLE, AND IT’S ABOUT TO BURST

AS SOON AS HE WALKED THROUGH THE DOOR, Matt Semmelhack knew it was over. He’d been away from his San Francisco restaurant AQ for less than a week, but when he got back, it just felt different. It went beyond the usual concerns of the modern restaurateur. “I wasn’t worried the lights were properly dim, or the regulars were in …

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Alastair Gee – More than one-third of schoolchildren are homeless in shadow of Silicon Valley

Every night for the past year or so, Adriana and Omar Chavez have slept in an RV parked in East Palo Alto, a downtrodden community in Silicon Valley. On a recent morning before sunrise, they emerged on to the empty street. Omar showed his phone to his wife: 7.07am. “Shall I wake up the girls?” he said, his breath visible …

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Charles Mudede – California Tells Trump It Will Launch Its Own Damn Satellite to Monitor Climate Change

The president of urban America, California Gov. Jerry Brown, gave a speech at the recent American Geophysical Union conference that not only declared war on the backward climate policies of the president of rural America, Donald Trump, but made it very clear that his state has the economic will and power ($2.5 trillion GDP) to pursue its own programs and …

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Elizabeth Kolbert – WHY SCIENTISTS ARE SCARED OF TRUMP: A POCKET GUIDE

Next week, the American Geophysical Union will hold its annual conference in San Francisco. The A.G.U. meeting is one of the world’s première scientific gatherings—last fall, some twenty-four thousand experts in fields ranging from astronomy to volcanology attended. This year, in addition to the usual papers and journals, a new publication will be available to participants. It’s called “Handling Political …