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The Torch – 11.12.17

Download this episode (right click and save) Nadezhda Kutepova had fought for the rights of the residents of a town in the Chelyabinsk region. The young mother of 4 lost her parents to cancer’s contracted after exposure to radioactive materials at the USSR nuclear weapons fuel production plants near Ozersk int he Ural mountains. A 1957 disaster was kept secret until …

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Warrior Connection- 07.09.17

The July 9th edition of Warrior Connection was a discussion Dr Ann Lopex, with Professor and Director of the Farm Workers institute about the health and environmental effects of pesticides on farm workers, children, and all.  It is extremely clear and frightening how pesticides have infiltrated our diet with horrific effects, The effects on warriors going bsck to the Vietnam War and …

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This Can’t Be Happening – 04.05.17

Guest Michael Uhl, author, peace activist with Veterans for Peace, and a Vietnam combat veteran draftee who turned critic of the war anf became, in Noam Chomsky’s words, “One of the most prominent figures of the veteran’s resistance movement that played a crucial role in bringing to the American people the shocking reality of the Vietnam War,” talks with host Dave Lindorff about a visit he made to a meeting of Vietnam vets organized in Maine as part of a nationwide, decade-long Pentagon campaign to revise and prettify the history of the Vietnam War.

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LOUIS PROYECT – The Descent of the Left Press: From IF Stone to The Nation

Just about fifty years ago when I was becoming politicized around the war in Vietnam, I began searching desperately for information and analysis that could explain why this senseless war was taking place. After taking out a subscription to I.F. Stone’s Weekly that an old friend had recommended, the scales began to fall from my eyes. Isidor Feinstein Stone, who …

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Global sea levels are rising fast, so where does that leave the cities most at risk?

Current projections of global average sea level rise are now expected to double by 2100, which would be severely damaging – if not disastrous – for many of theworld’s coastal cities, from Ho Chi Minh City and Mumbai to New Orleans and Miami. Yet the upcoming United Nations conference on sustainable urban development,Habitat III, is unlikely to create the international …

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Economic Update – Economics and Red States: Arlie Hochschild – 10.09.16

Updates on US workers’ productivity rising while wages flat since 2009, US corps evading taxes, Gallup Poll on poor US job picture, wealth of billionaires enough, if redistributed, to change global economic conditions, rising corp debt problem. Major discussions of (1) ways and means of providing capital to worker coops, and (2) why technical “progress” excites capitalists and worries workers: the problem is capitalism.