Gary gives information on garlic, milk thistle, and how our cells cope with toxins. Then, how Big Pharma buys off the Senate, and vaccination of healthcare workers against the 'flu. Monsanto and the banality of evil, and US coastal vulnerability to climate change. Also, who actually owns the Federal Reserve, and the Trans Pacific slam job.
A look at yoga for the healthy cultivation of body, mind and spirit and balancing our social life with our spiritual quest with Basile Catomeris.
A look at the new Science Based Medicine movement in the US and its threats to alternative, natural and holistic health with Sayer Ji.
The ongoing health, technical and waste storage catastrophe at Fukushima and recent problems at US reactors, with Gar Smith.
Gar Smith is the editor emeritus of Earth Island Journal, which has been recognized on many occasions among the top environmental publications. He is also the co-founder of Environmentalists Against War and is has received an award from Project Censored for important investigative journalism. In the past, Gar has covered revolutions in Central America and environmental campaigns on three continents.
He is the author of “Nuclear Roulette: The Truth About the Most Dangerous Energy Source on Earth” with a forward by Jerry Mander from the International Forum on Globalization who happened to be our guest last week.
Some of the early history behind the birth of the HIV virus = AIDS = Death equation with John Rappoport, and a conversation on extinction, and how we have become so estranged from nature, with Melanie Challenger
Capitalism's fatal flaws and the question of whether capitalism is capable of being reformed, with Jerry Mander. Also, Jennifer Stahl, arrested for refusing to have her electric meter exhanged for a smart meter.
A look at some of the more dark elements in American history during the last century that gave shape to the US being perceived as an empire – and what this means for america’s future
Prof. Peter Kuznick is a professor of history at American University in Washington DC where he is also serves as the director of the university’s Nuclear Studies Institute. He has specialized American political history, the history of nuclear science, and the Cold war.
Prof. Kuznick is the co-author with academy award winning film director Oliver Stone of the New York Times bestseller “The Untold History of the United States”, which is the basis for the television series with the same title on Showtime. In the revisionist tradition of Howard Zinn, Morris Berman and others, Peter’s and Oliver’s research focuses the darker elements that shaped the US during the past century into the present moment whereby today the US is commonly regarded as an empire, with imperialist ambitions around the world. The question is: what were the events that drove the country to be identified as an imperium and were alternatives present during the past 100 years that would have transformed the US into a more peaceful and less militaristic nation?
Some of the early history behind the birth of the HIV virus with John Rappoport. Also, Cornel West on MLK vs. Obama.
Today in health and healing, Gary discusses purple carrots, carob tree leaves, diet sodas, and colorectal cancer. Then, commentaries: Chris Hedges' "A Time for Sublime Madness," Colin Todd-Hunter's "The Lies of Democracy and the Language of Deceit." Also, in-depth environmental discussion on the TPP, and Canadian Tar Sands.
Dr. Sherri Tenpenny, addressing the American College of Physicians recommending a longer battery of vaccines for all health care workers
Also, a challenge to the mantra that green capitalism and eco-capitalism is a solution to climate change and its failures, with Heather Rogers.
Dr. Sherri Tenpenny is an osteopathic medical physician who incorporates integrative medicine in her practice for treating allergies, childhood illnesses and women’s health issues. She is also one of the country’s most knowledgeable and outspoken physicians opposing the efficacy and safety of vaccines. She is the founder and lead medical practitioner of the Tenpenny Integrative Medical Center in Strongsville, Ohio.
She has authored several books on vaccines including, “Fowl: Bird Flu, It is Not What You Think” and “Saying No to Vaccines: A Resource Guide for All Ages”, and her recent DVD – “Flu and Flu Vaccines: What’s Coming Through That Needle” is an invaluable resource for educating people on influenza and the flu vaccines. Her website is www.DrTenpenny.com She recommends that people visit the Vaccine Research Library website – www.VaccineReseachLibrary.com which as over 4500 articles from conventional medical literature documenting the problems associated with vaccines.
Heather Rogers is journalist, filmmaker and a senior staff reporter at Remapping Debate, an investigative reporting news site sponsored by the Anti-Discrimination Center with a mission to introduce alternative views to conventional public policy issues and who is and is not being served by policy decisions. Heather has also written for other publications including the New York Times Magazine, Mother Jones, Utne Reader, and the Nation. She has recent a couple books, the most recent being “Green Going Wrong: Dispatches from the Front-Lines of Eco-Capitalism” – a journey traversing many countries around the world to challenge the capitalist mantra that “going and buying green” is the way to solve the challenges from climate change.