The threats of Obama’s secret trans pacific partnership trade agreement to food and agriculture with Mitch Jones.
Mitch Jones is the Director of the Common Resources Program at Food and Water Watch, a Washington advocacy organization dedicated to assuring affordable wholesome food and clean water to meet basic human needs. Mitch focuses on the organizations campaigns on food and nutrient trading regimes, water markets and municipal infrastructure, and fish management programs and aquaculture. In the past he has worked for United Food and Commercial Workers International Union dealing with food safety. He has degrees from the University of Illinois and St. John’s College in New Mexico. Food and Water Watch’s website is FoodAndWaterWatch.org
Today, caffeine and what it does to shorten lifespan. Also how exercise can lengthen lifespan. In the environmental segment, researchers linking earthquakes to fracking. Also a special look into the Trans Pacific Partnership, and the Atlantic Treaty. And much more …
News update and call to action: NYC Health Board vote tomorrow to rule on mandatory flu and pneumo vaccines to all daycare and preschoolers
John Gilmore is the Executive Director of the Autism Action Network, a national, grassroots, non-profit advocacy organization that works on issues that affect the autism community including special education, access to healthcare, vaccine rights, research and services for the disabled. He is currently engaged in public opposition to a ruling being pushed through the New York City Health Board by Mayor Bloomberg that would mandate the flu and pneumococcal vaccines for all of the city pre-schoolers and daycare children.
John is also the father of a vaccine-injured 13 year-old son diagnosed with autism. More information can be found at www.AutismActionNetwork.org
Here are the items John says that people can do to stop this proposal:
Come to City hall by noon tomorrow, bring friends, family, and signs.
Call Mayor-Elect bill de Blasio at (212) 669-7200 and ask him to stop the measure.
Call Your City Council member and ask them to stop this proposal.
Today, how a particular superfood helps your brain, help for PTSD patients, and how it costs less to eat healthy. From the environmental segment, what will a global increase in temperature of 2 degrees centigrade will do to the world. And more!
American masculinity and the world of angry white men
Prof. Michael Kimmel is the distinguished professor of sociology at Stony Brook University and founder of the academic journal Men and Masculinities. He is highly regarded as America’s leading expert in men’s studies and has written extensively on the masculine roles behind globalization, the political right, social extremism, anti-feminism and male abuse of women.
Prof. Kimmel holds advanced degrees from Brown University and the University of California at Berkeley, and was previously awarded best professor on campus while teaching at Berkeley. His most recent book is “Angry White Men: American Masculinity and the End of an Era” that delves into the source and cause of masculine anger being expressed in right wing contingents, the men’s rights movement, major hate media talking heads, and school shootings.
Dr. Peter Gotzsche is a specialist in internal medicine and a co-founder of The Cochrane Collaboration, which was started in 1993. He also established the Nordic Cochrane Center at the University of Copenhagen where he is now its chief physician and researcher and a professor of clinical research design and analysis. Dr. Gotzsche has become an international critic of mammography screening and has written extensively on it being scientifically unjustified in peer reviewed literature. In Europe, he is a leading advocate for clinical data transparency within the private and government establishment, and is a voice demanding priority for patient welfare over commercial drug interests.
In addition to his book exposing the lies behind mammography screening, his most recent release is “Deadly Medicines and Organized Crime: How Big Pharma has Corrupted Healthcare”, one of the most harsh indictments against the Drug industry for selling lies about drugs rather medically proven treatments and cures.
Breaking away from the Wall Street investment trap and creating a resilient community and personal life in the local community economy models
Michael Shuman is one of world’s leading thought leaders and visionaries on sustainable and local community economies. He is the director of research for Cutting Edge Capital and the director of economic development at the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies. He is also a fellow at the Post Carbon Institute. Michael crosses the country to help develop and guide community-based economic efforts that encourage investment at the local level and outside of Wall Street.
He has degrees in economics and international relations from Stanford University and a JD from Stanford Law School. Michael has published 7 books, his latest is “Local Dollars, Local Sense: How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity.” His website is CuttingEdgeCapital.com
Today, the nutrient supplement that delays HIV progression, also high salt levels in common medicine, and watercress helping to block breast cancer cell growth. From the environmental segment, a look at the ticking time bomb that could cause rapid global warming. Also, trans gene escape: GMOs spreading uncontrollably. Then, the pro-fracking spin on public radio.
How to have a healthier heart, also, ever heard of a buffalo berry? Then new progress on Alzheimer's disease. From the environmental and public health segment, where you should consider not living because of endless heat wave and drought, also the Hepatitis B vaccine performs shamefully. Plus, researchers discover a new category of boredom.
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