Expat Files – 04.08.18

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #749- SUN, APR 08- (04-08-2018): #1- PERU: what’s wrong with it, what’s right with it? How do gringos and Expats make out living, and retiring there? #2- The Odebrecht payoffs: What the ass media (I mean mass media) is not telling you about the biggest corruption scandal in the history of Latin America. #3-Big city living …


Expat Files – 04.06.18

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #748- FRI, APR 06- (04-06-2018): “#1- Crypto currency and mining in Latin America, an April 2018 update: A bitcoin multi-millionaire writes in, answering and commenting on all the hot and heavy questions gringos and expats have been asking and wondering about. He clears the air on many points you certainly have not heard mentioned before, anywhere. …


Expat Files – 03.25.18

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #745- SUN, MAR 25- (03-25-2018): #1- TWENTY SOLID reasons why I DO NOT recommend Mexico for anything but the occasional all-inclusive sun and fun resort package deal I know, I know, we’ve been down this twisted road before but today we’ll be going into much greater detail. This discussion’s for those of you who refuse to …


Expat Files – 03.23.18

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #744- FRI, MAR 23- (03-23-2018): #1- Homesteading in Latin America: Tips for expats and gringos who want to live in the Latin American boonies “off the grid” or nearly “off the grid”.  #2- Johnny’s picks for Living Large on a measly social security check way up in the 5000 to 6000 foot elevation “sweet spot” known …


Prashant Gopal – Wall Street, America’s New Landlord, Kicks Tenants to the Curb

On a chilly December afternoon in Atlanta, a judge told Reiton Allen that he had seven days to leave his house or the marshals would kick his belongings to the curb. In the packed courtroom, the truck driver, his beard flecked with gray, stood up, cast his eyes downward and clutched his black baseball cap. The 44-year-old father of two …


Charles Eisenstein – By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them

I’m dealing with massive cognitive dissonance right now. Multiple, contradictory beliefs and perceptions inhabit my mind, each compelling on its own terms. How do I choose? I’ll share two of the most contradictory. Last weekend I spoke at a wonderful music festival near Asheville called Kinnection Campout. I’ve not yet been to a festival with such a positive, friendly, gentle …


Meditations and Molotovs – 04.11.16

The Private Prison Industry, Immigrant Detention Facilities, Racism, De-industrialization and the End of Capitalism. Dispatches from the Rust Belt with Samuel Love. On today’s program, Vince interviews Gary, Indiana native, activist and artist, Sam Love, who is currently organizing to stop GEO Group from building yet another prison – this time, in Gary. Vince and Samuel talk about growing up in the Rust Belt, progressive activism, Chicago politics and building broad coalitions across racial and ethnic boundaries.


Millennials more likely than older adults to donate clothing rather than trash it

COLUMBIA, Mo. – In 2012, Americans sent more than 14 million tons of textile waste to trash dumps around the country, despite many options for consumers to repurpose or recycle textile waste, including donating old clothes to charities and recycling the materials to be remade into other products. Pamela Norum, professor and interim department chair of textile and apparel management …


Expanding Mind – Visionary Woman – 03.03.16

A conversation with human rights activist, artist, and psychedelic culture crafter Annie Harrison, aka Annie Oak, about her work with the Women’s Visionary Congress, the Human Rights Data Analysis Group, and the Full Circle Tea House.