Unraveling the confusion and propaganda over the downing of Malaysian airline MH17
Dr. Paul Craig Roberts is one of today’s most progressive political and economic writers and commentators on the state of the nation: governmental dysfunction, political corruption, global and domestic economic threats, the war on terror, Wall Street, and the decline in human values in American society. He was the chairman of the Institute for Political Economy and a former Assistant Secretary of Treasury during Reagan’s first term. During his academic career he has taught at many universities and held the William Simon Chair in Political Economy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies at Georgetown University.
Dr. Roberts’ blog can be found at PaulCraigRoberts.org and he is a frequent contributor to Global Research, The Trends Journal, Counterpunch, and others. He was an associate editor at the Wall Street Journal and has published many books and articles during the past 40 years, his latest entitled “How America Was Lost: From 911 to the Police/Warfare State” His website is PaulCraigRoberts.org
The latest in health and healing with Gary, including health benefits of Quinoa, plus Vitamin E and C safety, and Vitamin B12 boosting hepatitis treatment. Plus, university presidents salary Vs. college graduates working jobs that don't require a degree. And more!
Today Gary gives you the latest in health and healing including seven herbs to enhance happiness, dietary fiber and cancer growth, gut microbes, and fresh avocado for healthy living. From the environmental segment, two million animals slaughtered each year in the US by the federal wildlife program - why? And more!
Today Gary gives you the latest in health and healing including prevention of oral cancer, cola bad to the bones, soaking potatoes cuts a suspected carcinogen, and lowering risk of diabetes. From the environmental segment, megadrought, and a nuclear waste dump on the shore of the Great Lakes. From the public health segment, addressing praise of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. And more!
The recent Israeli assault on north Gaza and Washington’s silence to enable Netanyahu to proceed with Israeli military aggression
Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist, a senior writer for Alternet.org and blogger in Washington DC whose articles and video documentaries have appeared in the New York Times, The Nation, Huffington Post, Salon.com and al-Jazeera. He is a former senior writer for The Daily Beast, and a writing fellow for the Nation Institute. His writings have focused upon the religious right in the United states and Republican party and the crisis between Israel and Palestine and US policies favoring the Netanyahu regime. His video journalism posted on Youtube and across the internet have reached sensational proportions. Max’s latest book published in 2013, “Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel” receive widespread media attention as one of the most important recent investigations exposing the racism and hatred among pro-government Israelis towards Palestinians and those who support Palestinian peace, and how US tax dollars and political support pays for the Israeli radical militant sentiments plaguing the country .
The aggressive assault against natural supplements – who is behind it and why
Jim Turner is one of the original Nader Raiders and a principal in the Washington law firm Swankin and Turner where he represents consumer interests concerning food, drugs, health and the environment, produce safety and regulatory issues. He is the board chair of Citizens for Health and the author of “Voice of the People: The Transpartisan Imperative in American Life.” His organization Voice of the People is dedicated to establishing a citizens’ cabinet in government. Jim has appeared before every major consumer regulatory agency including the FDA and NIH, the EPA, the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Federal Trade Commission. In the past Jim has served as a special counsel for several Senate committees such as the Committee on Food, Nutrition and Health and the Government Operations Subcommittee on Government Research. VOP.org Swankin-Turner.com
It's a jam-packed show today featuring health, nutrition and healing news you really won't want to miss. Plus Gary's freshest commentaries in environmental and public health issues, and a special offer just for PRN listeners.
America’s Unpreparedness for Severe Solar Storms – how the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission lets private utilities off the hook
Matthew Stein is an engineer with a degree in mechanical engineering from MIT and a National Merit Scholar. He is the owner of Aloha Aina Builders, which specializes in hurricane resistant, energy efficient and environmentally friendly homes, and is also president of Stein Designs which invents consumer and commercial water and bacteriological filtration systems, photovoltaic roofing and other energy efficient and sustainable products.
Matt writes extensively on sustainable preparedness and self-sufficiency in the face of predictable and unpredictable catastrophic scenarios and conditions. In addition to writing on the future of perfect storms for the Huffington Post, he is the author of several exhaustive books on how people can prepare themselves for having to rely on our own resources and ingenuity, most notably “ “When Disaster Strikes: A Comprehensive Guide to Emergency Planning and Crisis Survival” His website is WhenTechFails.com
Start off your week with a dose of information on how to live a longer healthier life, with Gary's updates in health and healing, environmental news, and political and social commentary. Plus calls from listeners like you!
The deceptions behind GMOs -- why food and chemical companies and government agencies are putting families and the environment at risk
Prof. Sheldon Krimsky is the Lenore Stern Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences at Tufts University and an adjunct at Tufts School of Medicine’s Public Health and Community Medicine department.
His research has focused on the linkages between science/technology, ethics and public policy, with an emphasis on the bioethics of genetic engineering. Professor Krimsky is Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and served on the National Institutes of Health's Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee from 1978-1981 and has been a consultant to the Presidential Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research and to the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment. From 1988-1992, he chaired the Committee on Scientific Freedom and Responsibility for the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Currently Prof. Krimsky serves on the Board of Directors for the Council for Responsible Genetics
He has authored 13 books and over 190 papers and reviews have appeared in: JAMA, Nature, Nature Genetics, Nature Biotechnology, JAMA Internal Medicine, American Journal of Bioethics, American Scientist, and Science. His most recent book is “The GMO Deception: What you Need to Know About the Food, Corporations and Government Agencies Putting Our Families and the Environment at Risk” co-written with Jeremy Gruber and a forward by Ralph Nader.
His early book Genetic Alchemy was one of the first books to raise issues about the genetic engineering back in 1982. He holds a bachelors and masters degrees in physics from Brooklyn College and Purdue University respectively, and an additional masters and doctorate in philosophy from Boston University.