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Ask Beatty – 11.20.17

Beatty talked about the things that we can all DO to try and NEUTRALIZE all the bad/sad news that we are bombarded with day in and day out in the media. Are there lessens to be learned? Are you ready and willing TODAY to begin to tackle your own issues head-on? Beatty’s guest is Rachel Braun Scherl, growth strategist, marketing …

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Black Agenda Radio – 11.20.17

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: The people of Haiti remember a time when they had a real army, that fought against slavery and foreign oppression; U.S. prosecutors try to put hundreds of demonstrators in prison for breaking the same window; and, Mumia …

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Expat Files – 11.19.17

#1- When Gringos and Expats kick the bucket in Latin America- Part 2: Dying, funerals and burial insurance are all very inexpensive in Latin America. Insurance is about $3 a month for individual coverage and they take care of EVERYTHING. Plus there’s a death benefit that will cover he extras like a decent plot and casket. But wait a minute. …

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Expat Files – 11.17.17

#1- “El Sueno Canadiense” the “Canadian Dream”: Today we talk about how Canadian citizens feel about poor Latinos who are suddenly seeing Canada as a nicer, safer alternative destination to the so-called “American Dream” in light of the Trump presidency. Lately for both Latins and gringos the usual stateside  “American Dream” has lost its luster. #2- Health care and Insurance …

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Leid Stories—Doomsday for the Clinton Foundation?—11.16.17

The Clinton Foundation yesterday ostensibly met a hard Nov. 15 IRS deadline for current fiscal reports on its operations as well as key information and documents missing from old reports. But the information submitted raises new questions about whether the foundation fully or truthfully accounted for its complex operations. The IRS had given the foundation an extended deadline in August, …

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iEat Green – Eric Holt-Gimenez – 11.16.17

Eric Holt-Giménez is an agro-ecologist, political economist, lecturer and author. In his new book, A Foodie’s Guide to Capitalism; Understanding the Political Economy of What We Eat, Eric reveals the link between capitalism, poverty, hunger and the ills that plague our food system. Eric has been the Executive Director of Food First since 2006. Food First is a non-profit organization that works to end …

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Leid Stories—A Senate Hearing’s Focus: ‘Unstable,’ ‘Volatile’ Trump and His Sole Power Over Nuclear Weapons—11.15.17

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing yesterday that, though understated, was explosive in its import. The hearing’s focus: What measures are in place, or need to be in place, to check President Donald Trump’s sole authority to use nuclear weapons? It’s not accidental that the issue is being raised now. “We are concerned that the president of the …

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Progressive Commentary Hour – 11.14.17

CONVERSATIONS WITH REMARKABLE MINDS   The new economic hit men  and the new sophistication of economic aggression For many years, primarily through the 1970s and 1980s, John Perkins was an economic hit man (EHM), a job to convince leaders of developing nations to accept economic conditions that benefit US private and government interests. He was a direct participant or witness to such dramatic …

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It’s All About Food – Lori Steinberg and Gabriel Heymann – 11.15.17

Part I: Lori Steinberg, Cheezehound Lori Sternberg is the founder of the vegan cheese company, Cheezehound. Part II: Gabriel Heymann, Smart Beer Smart Beer founder, Gabriel Heymann splits his time between the Hudson Valley and Brooklyn, NY. He realized he needed a beer that he could enjoy without feeling like he compromised his health-conscious and active lifestyle. He thirsted for a beer …

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Tonight On The Progressive Commentary Hour with Gary Null at 7pm est.

CONVERSATIONS WITH REMARKABLE MINDS   The new economic hit men  and the new sophistication of economic aggression For many years, primarily through the 1970s and 1980s, John Perkins was an economic hit man (EHM), a job to convince leaders of developing nations to accept economic conditions that benefit US private and government interests. He was a direct participant or witness to such dramatic …