Dr. Richard Smith is an historian specializing in China and its transition to capitalism, and on economics, environmental and ecological issues. He received his doctorate in history from UCLA and has written on the many penetrating investigative reports and research papers on the capitalism’s failures and threats to the preservation of our planet. He is the author of “Green Capitalism: The God that Failed” published earlier this year by the World Economics Association. He is currently working two new books addressing China’s environmental threats and another on capitalism and the global environment.
Gary discusses health and nutrition and plays videos to help the audience out.
Journalist, investigative reporter Nick Bryant has been writing on the plight of disadvantaged children for over a decade. His writings have appeared in professional publications such as the Journal of Professional Ethics, the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, the Journal of Social Distress and the publication of School Health. He is the co-author of “America’s Children: Triumph of Tragedy” that dealt with the mental health problems of lower socioeconomic children.
He is also the author of “The Franklin Scandal: A Story of Powerbrokers, Child Abuse and Betrayal” that exposes a nationwide pedophile ring that pandered children to a cabal of the rich and powerful and the corruption of the Justice Department and law enforcement to crack down on it – and the co-author of “Confessions of a DC Madam” – co-written with Henry Vinson, who at one time was the head gay pimp for the Washington elite. His Website is FranklinScandal.com
Prof. Brad Evans is a senior lecturer in international relations at the University of Bristol’s School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies in the UK. He is also the founding director of the Histories of Violence Project, which researches the role and impact of violence in its many manifestations upon society and culture, and was the co-director of the international acclaimed film “Ten Years of Terror” Brad has been a fellow at the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University and his articles appear in the Guardian, Al-Jazeera, Truthout, Counterpunch and other independent media outlets. He is the co-author of a very recent book “Disposable Futures: The Seduction of Violence in the Age of Spectacle.” His website is HistoriesOfViolence.com
Gary was traveling today, so we played a great episode of his Tuesday evening show, Progressive Commentary Hour (Every Tuesday at 7 pm EST.) Enjoy and check out the archives for PCH as well.
Gary speak to the listeners and talks about the latest news in health and nutrition. Also Gary plays great videos about what is going on around the world.
Today, the latest in health and healing, including poor sleep and Alzheimer's, healing benefits of turmeric, and breastfeeding may lower the risk of leukemia in children. Also, evidence on ineffectiveness of chemotherapy. Finland is the poster child for why the euro doesn't work. Plus, information on the placebo effect. And much more!
All the latest for you in health and healing - information on living a longer and happier life to start your weekend, including real talk on reversal of diabetes versus harmful medications. Then, there's a vitamin that destroys cancer cells? Plus fresh commentary and perspectives on world and political issues, including the plight of food waste in America, and the truthful motivations behind popular opinions on vaccination. And much more from your empowerment hour!
How governments and big corporations and business sell us happiness and well-being, with William Davies.
Professor William Davies is sociologist, political economist, and a senior lecturer at Goldsmiths at the University of London where he is also Director of the Political Economy Research Center. His focus has been on critiquing the social impact of neoliberal capitalism and the role of technology, the internet and surveillance in shaping public interest and the popular secular psychology.
Will is the author of “The Limits of Neoliberalism” and more recently just released “The Happiness Industry: How Government and Big Business Sold Us Well-Being” published by Verso Press. His articles have appeared in the New Left Review, Financial Times, Political Quarterly, Daily Beast, NY Times and other outlets. His articles and blog can be found at Potlatch.org.uk
Updated commentaries on Greece, Ukraine and the Iran deal, with Paul Craig Roberts.
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 being “How America Was Lost: From 911 to the Police/Warfare State”