How to prevent cardiovascular disease naturally, protecting your prostate with flower pollen, coconut fat's benefits to the brain, and how sleep and memory go hand in hand. And more!
What is Google’s relationship to the CIA, the US dept of Defense and national security? With Nafeez Ahmed
Dr. Nafeez Ahmed is a bestselling author, investigative journalist, filmmaker and noted international security scholar focusing upon fundamental changes in the public interest that will lead to holistic social transformation. He is a columnist for VICE’s Motherboard and the Middle East Eye as well as the founding executive director of the Institute for Policy Research and development, a transmedia think thank in the UK. His most recent investigative project is Insurge Intelligence, which recently broke the story of the CIA’s role in the creation of Google. His articles and stories are published internationally through numerous news outlets as well as professional policy periodicals such as International Affairs, Foreign Policy in Focus and others. He has received two Project Censored Awards. Nafeez is the co-producer and writer of the critically acclaimed documentary The Crisis of Civilization, which was based on his book “A User’s Guide to the Crisis of Civilization”. In the past he has taught on international politics, empire and globalization at the University of Sussex and Brunel University.
He has authored many investigative books and his latest is a political science fiction thriller novel, “Zero Point” released last August. His website is NafeezAhmed.com and Patreo.com/Nafeez
Today the latest in health and healing including: learning while you walk beats learning while you sit, child neglect linked with changes in the brain's white matter, and using stem cells to grow new hair. And more!
CONVERSATIONS WITH REMARKABLE MINDS
Perceiving our world clearly to initiate systematic change
Prof. Glen Martin is a professor of philosophy and religious studies at Radford University in Virginia, and the founder of its program in Peace Studies for over three decades his research and writing has focused upon the interconnections between the spiritual and social political dimensions of achieving peace and human liberation. Since 1996 Prof Martin has been the president of International Philosophers for Peace, an organization with members in 25 countries promoting peace through social, political and economic means and which was influential in the World Court decision condemning the threat of nuclear weapons. He is a board member on many peace organizations, in Costa Rica, Greece, India and elsewhere and was recently made president of the World Constitution and Parliament Association that is making efforts to create a non-military democratic world under the Constitution for the Federation of Earth manifesto. Glen has received many international peace awards and was nominated for the prestigious Mahatma Gandhi International Peace Award in 2002. He has written numerous articles and books including Triumph of Civilization: Democracy, Nonviolence and the Piloting of Spaceship Earth” and “The Earth Federation Movement.” His latest book is “The Anatomy of a Sustainable World: Our Choice Between Climate Change and System Change.” His website is Radford.edu/~GMartin
What Big Food is Hiding with its slick PR campaign on GMOs, with Gary Ruskin. Newsmaker and call to action on NY State Assembly bill to label supplements as to whether they were reviewed by the FDA, with Allison Murphy.
Gary Ruskin is the co-founder and executive director of US Right to Know, a non profit organization just launched this week with the mission to investigate and expose the failures of the corporate food system and the dark propaganda hidden from the public. In 2012, he was campaign manager for California Right to Know (Proposition 37) and earlier directed the Congressional Accountability Project for 14 years, which opposed corruption in the U.S. Congress. For nine years, Gary was executive director and co-founder ofCommercial Alert and also served as the director for the Center for Corporate Policy. He has often been quoted in major newspapers across the country and has appeared scores of times on national TV news programs. He received his undergraduate degree in religion from Carleton College, and a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. US Right to Know’s website is USRTK.org
Allison Murphy is an attorney and the Legislative Director for the Alliance for Natural Health USA, a national nonprofit organization with over 400,000 members, that is dedicated to promoting sustainable health, health freedom choice, and protection to natural health care practitioners through good science and law. Prior to joining the Alliance, Allison worked in government relations in Washington DC and in the United States Senate. The website is ANH-US.org
What if the Human Papilloma virus does not cause cervical cancer?
Norma Erickson is the president of SaneVax, a science based organization that advocates for the safety, effectiveness and affordability of vaccines in order for families and their children to make informed decisions on whether or not to vaccinate. She is a former writer and business consultant, and her organization is widely regarded as the primary source for information regarding HPV vaccine safety, efficacy and international news. Her website is SaneVax.org
The rise of heroin abuse and dependency among the young, educated, and affluent
Dr. Dale Archer is a board certified psychiatrist, a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and founder of the Institute for Neuropsychiatry in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He is the originator of what has become known as the continuum theory of mental illness, which challenges the more common, reductionist idea that mental illnesses come with on and off switches between normalcy and abnormal. His theory goes against the established view that all mental illness requires treatment. Dr. Archer is also a radio and TV show host addressing health issues. His site, DrDaleArcher.com provides free psychological advice online to dispel the myths and stigmas associated with mental illness.
Dr. Archer is the author of “Better than Normal: How What Makes you Different Can Make you Exceptional”, and his forthcoming book will be released later in the year – “The ADHD Advantage: What you Thought was a Diagnosis May be Your Greatest Strength”
Plus, join us for information on health and healing including the connection between statin drugs and brain function, studies about chocolate burning fat and flavinols improving cognition, resveratrol protects DNA, and more.
Start off this week with an all-new empowering hour full of up-to-the-minute information on health and healing, plus Gary's commentary on environmental, political, and social issues.
How to get past being held in the past, confronting our fears and anxieties of the future, and become more conscious of our lives ahead
Prof. Jennice Vilhauer is an assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Emory University’s School of Medicine, and the director of Emory’s Outpatient Psychotherapy Program, where she specializes in cognitive therapies for adult mental disorders, women’s issues, and health psychology. Her research includes the integration of mindfulness methods and Future Directed Therapy – a new form of psychotherapy developed by Prof. Vilhauer for treating depression and other psychological conditions. Earlier, she was the director of Cedars Sinai Medical Center’s adult outpatient clinic in Los Angeles and a clinical professor at UCLA. She has degrees from UCLA and Fordham University and completed her post doc training at Columbia University. Her recent book -- “Think Forward to Thrive: How to Use the Mind’s Power of Anticipation to Transcend Your Past and Transform Your Life” – introduces Future Directed Therapy and how it can be applied to get past fears and anxieties associated with the future.