Ramifications of court ruling against BBC in its coverage of the collapse of Building 7 at the World Trade Center on 911, with Tony Rooke. Also, Update on ALEC activities with Brendan Fischer.
Concerns about sweeteners, apple cider vinegar and healthier skin, boosting new memories, benefits of soaking seeds and nuts. Then new information from Helen Caldicott on Obama approval of raising acceptable levels of radioactivity in drinking water. Also, the decline of arctic summer ice, and how the biotech industry is gagging the science around GM foods. Withering drought in america. Commentaries from Ralph Nader and Bruce Dixon on Obama. Finally, Gary's thoughts on the death of Margaret Thatcher.
A conversation with Andrew Wakefield -- the MMR vaccine and medical denialism of government health authorities and the science-based community
Dr. Andrew Wakefield (Andy) is an gastroenterologist and academician specializing in inflammatory bowel disease and the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine or MMR. He is a former Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and has published over 130 original scientific papers and book chapters. In 1998, he and his colleagues at the Royal Free Hospital in London reported a novel inflammatory bowel disease in children with developmental disorders such as autism. Dr. Wakefield resisted pressure to stop his investigations into a possible link between vaccinations, intestinal inflammation and autism. In 2001 he was awarded the fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists and he has been a board member of the American charity Medical Interventions for Autism. Dr. Wakefield’s book “Callous Disregard: Autism and Vaccines, The Truth Behind the Tragedy” published by Skyhorse Press recounts his research into autism, the MMR vaccine and GI illnesses and his legal struggles by government and medical health authorities to discredit him and his work.
Federal Communication Management Units for domestic dissidents and the expansion of America's police state with Rachel Meeropol.
Discussion of enzymes, modulation of the immune system, how to have a healthy heart, GMOs, broccoli, barley, and mushrooms. Then the psychotherapeutic school system: pathologizing childhood, with John Whitehead. Also a commentary on the lack of rule of law for powerful banks and organizations. And more!
The Wall Street Lobby and why the bankers will always win and how they control government, with guest Jeff Connaughton.
Jeff Connaughton is an attorney who has worked on both sides of Washington – in government and with the lobbying industry. He was the Deputy Finance Director for Joe Biden’s presidential run in 1987 and later served as his Special Assistant when Biden chaired the Senate Judiciary Committee. While working with Chief Judge Mikva and moved into the White House when Judge Mikva was appointed as Bill Clintons Counsel. IN 2000, Jeff left government to enter lobbying and helped found Quinn Gillespie & Associates, one of Washington’s leading lobbying firms. Upon leaving the lobbying world and returning to government o work with Senator Ted Kaufman on financial reform legislation to counter bank fraud and the protections of of the myth of “too big to fail” where he witnessed how everyone in Washington, including Obama, had backed down and refused to fight the Wall street banks. Last year, Jeff released a book about the influence of financial lobbying and how it undermines public trust and interests: “The Big Payoff: Why Wall Street Always Wins”
Why don't we hear more in the mainstream about what's wrong with GM foods? Then, Gary's thoughts on cutting back on entitlements. Plus a commentary from Chris Hedges, Hijacking of Human Rights. Also, from Ralph Nader, commentary on corporate deregulation. And more!
The many policies and indications that the US is turning into a police state, with guest John Whitehead.
John Whitehead is an attorney and author who has written, debated and practiced widely in the area of constitutional law and human rights the persecuted and oppressed. In 1982 he founded The Rutherford Institute, a nonprofit civil liberties and human rights organization headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia. John gained international renown from his role as co-counsel in Paula Jones' sexual harassment lawsuit against President Clinton. He has filed numerous amicus briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court. He has also been co-counsel in several landmark Supreme Court cases as well.
John has been the subject of numerous newspaper, magazine and television profiles, ranging from Gentleman's Quarterly to CBS' 60 Minutes and his articles have been printed in theNew York Times, Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post and USA Today, among others. His forthcoming book, A Government of Wolves, will focus on America’s transition from a democracy to police state.
What makes our body work, in a good way and in a bad way? Then, discussion on the death of birds and bees and the effects on us. Also, what happens when you have no-one that you're accountable to for your actions - Legal imperialism, with commentary by James Petras. Then the latest on climate change and what it means. And more!
In health and nutrition: How veggies support your gut, soy beans and their anti-cancer properties, rhodiola prevention of post-menopausal bone loss. From the environmental section, the causes death of birds and bees across the US. From Henry A. Giroux, The Politics of Disimagination and the Pathologies of Power. Plus, the flaws in the CDC's recent study reporting no association between multiple vaccinations and autism, with guest Dr. Brian Hooker.