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The Working Life Podcast With Jonathan Tasini – ARIZONA TEACHERS ARE LIT!; PRIVATIZATION IS A BUST; LOWE’S POISONS PEOPLE – 04.26.18

EPISODE 79: ARIZONA TEACHERS ARE LIT!; PRIVATIZATION IS A BUST; LOWE’S POISONS PEOPLE In Audio, Economy, Labor, Podcast by Jonathan TasiniApril 25, 20180 Comments The uprising is hitting Arizona. Tomorrow, thousands of teachers will flood the state capitol to demand—like their brethren in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Kentucky and Colorado—fair wages. I talk with the both the head of the union and a rank-and-file union leader. …

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Economic Update – Winds of System Change – 04.08.18

Updates on big French strikes protect workers’ gains; rising sub-prime loans, students pay more as states do less for public tuition costs; West Virginia teachers strikes inspire same in Oklahoma, Arizona and Kentucky; US poverty worse than other nations, Prof. Perotin finds worker coops superior to capitalist enterprises; and high tariffs on imported trucks created high prices, profits of US …

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The Working Life Podcast With Jonathan Tasini – WEST VIRGINIA TEACHERS WALK THE LINE; CLIMATE CHANGE GETS REAL IN WASHINGTON STATE; HAWAII PROGRESSIVE RUNS

Nine days striking isn’t the longest walk-out you will see. But, when you do that in defiance of the law, whoa, now that’s showing some spine. I kick off the podcast with a chat with the president of the West Virginia Education Association, Dale Lee, to get a read on what we can learn from the teachers’ victory. I, then, …

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The Gary Null Show – 03.14.17

The Stella Blizzard doesn’t stop Gary Null from doing his Monday-Friday show here on The Progressive Radio Network, Gary starts off the program with the latest in health and healing before going to a in depth environmental segment, Gary cracks the safe on the audio vault to play some clips on Canadian journalist DESTROYS corporate media hack and explains what is actually going on in Aleppo, Syria and 9 million painkillers shipped to tiny West Virginia town. In just two years, drug wholesalers shipped 9 million opioid pills to a pharmacy in Kermit, WV, a town of just 400 people. Now the town is trying to take the wholesalers to court.

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Ask Beatty – 02.06.17

DREAMS + HARD WORK+ MENTORING = SUCCESS

Whether you are struggling with mental health issues like depression, anxiety, substance abuse, obesity or relationship or sexual issues, the number one question that you need to ask yourself is whether you are really SERIOUS about acknowledging, addressing and resolving the challenges. In doing so, you will be able to position yourself to make your personal and professional dreams come true.

My guest today is Jan Mercer Darms, Founder & CEO of Swig and also Founder of 6-Figures, an experiential networking organization for highly accomplished profession women. Jan is an example of a woman of integrity, goodness kindness and political acumen, who has also been able to build two highly successful businesses.

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Jeff Biggers – Mountaintop Removal Never Ended: Coal River Mountaineers Fight On

Standing in solidarity with the water protectors on the Standing Rock Sioux Nation, Coal River Mountain residents already fending off seven square miles of devastating mountaintop removal mining permits are planning a protest on Monday at the Department of Environmental Protection in Charleston, West Virginia against pending permits for a possible expansion of operations by formerly bankrupt Alpha Natural Resources. …

Eric Roston – Forget Tornadoes. Rain Bombs Are Coming for Your Town

Evidence shows that the sky is coming down on our heads—the watery part of it, anyway, in larger and larger cascades. It’s largely our own fault. The past two months have seen some doozies just in the U.S. The Empire State Building was struck by lightning twice on Monday during a storm that brought an inch of rain down in what felt …

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Warmest June on record for the contiguous U.S.

The June temperature for the contiguous U.S. was 71.8°F, or 3.3°F above the 20th century average, surpassing the previous record of 71.6°F set in 1933. The year-to-date (January-June) temperaturewas 50.8°F, 3.2°F above the 20th century average, making it the third warmest on record. The June precipitation total for the contiguous U.S. was 2.46 inches, 0.47 inch below the 20th century average, the 14th driest on record. Record flooding devastated …

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New California Vaccine Law Being Challenged in Court

Comments by Health Impact News Editor California’s controversial new vaccination law, SB277 [1] which is scheduled to go into effect this month (July 2016), has been challenged in court. SB277 [1] became the first law in the United States to remove the philosophical and religious exemption for childhood vaccines, thereby completely removing parental choice in any decisions about vaccinating their children as a requirement for attending …

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Resistance Radio – Vivian Stockman – 06.26.16

Vivian Stockman is project coordinator for the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition (OVEC), which is based in Huntington, West Virginia. Stockmans photos of mountaintop removal and the movement to stop this extreme coal-mining practice have been published in newspapers, magazines, books, and documentaries and on websites. Publications credits include the New York Times, the Washington Monthly, Orion Magazine, World Watch Magazine, E Magazine, French Geo and dozens more. She has assisted with, consulted for and been filmed for several documentaries including Time to Choose, The Last Mountain, Burning the Future, Goodbye Gauley Mountain and others.