Today's guest is Professor Ralph Abraham and he is a professor emeritus of mathematics, and visionary thought leader in chaos theory, at the University of California at Santa Cruz, where he has taught since 1968 and where he founded the Visual Math Project. He has held previous teaching positions at Columbia, Princeton, and universities across Europ
Health Updates: antioxidants, children’s health; healthy school food; lycopene vs osteoporosis; a new drug- to erase memory?; EVOO; anitioxidants vs diabetics. Environment Issues: Shell Oil ad campaign to drill Buford Sea, Arctic Alaska; coal fields in NW Alaska; Alberta, Ca shale oil tar sands; the Appalachin basin. Dr Ronald Riker is a psychiatrist specializing in depression, anxiety, ADHD & psychopharmacology. He is the founding director of the Linden Center in Los Angeles, a treatment center for emotionally, behaviorally & educationally disturbed children & adolescents; he has been a researcher at the National Institute of Mental Health for the Study of Drug Addiction. He writes on the over-drugging of children with psychotropic drugs, the sedation of American culture, and the failures of our psychiatric and federal health agencies & organizations. The Psychiatric Drugging of our children and the DSM4
Prof. Niels Harrit is an associate professor in the Chemistry Department at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark - where he has taught for the past 35+ years. He was one of the leade scientists and authors of the important paper "Active Thermitic Material Discovered in Dust from the 911 World Trade Center Catastrophe, which was publishes in the peer-reviewed journal, The Open Chemical Physics Journal.
Prof. Harrit is well known throughout Europe for his investigations in the alternative causes for the collapse of the three bulidings on 911, countrary to the offical NSIT and Commission reports.
Kevin Ryan is a chemist who began investigating the tragedy of September 11 through his work as Site manager for te division of Underwriters Laboratoriees. He was fired by the company in 2004 for writing to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and speaking out about discrepancies in its World Trade Center investigation and the Laboratory's work to ensure the fire resistance of the buildings. Kevin now serves as the co-editor of the Journal of 9/11 Studies, and is the board director at Architects and Engineers for 911Truth. He has co-authored several books and peer-reviewed scientific articles on the subject.
Updates: antioxidants vs Alzheimers; microwave popcorn, PFCAs & cancer; meditation aids age related cognitive decline; pesticides effect children’s brain development; how normal cells turn cancerous; potassium citrate for osteoporosis. Andrew Gavin Marshall- PART 2: The creation of a transnational homeland security state and the decline of democracy - erosion of freedom & creeping facism, global governance; Pentagon propagandists as media consultants; the future of protest- dessidents are terrorists.
Updates: fruit vs cancer; red wine (resveratrol) vs diabetes; calorie restriction, longevity; urban farming; pommegranate, heart health; perceptions of global warming. “Power and the Tiny Acts of Rebellion” [Chris Hedges 22Nov10 www.truthdig.com] There is no hope left for achieving significant reform or restoring our democracy through established mechanisms of power. Darryl Rogers- S.510- issues, considerations, what’s it really for, who’s behind it, Mike Adams- Food Safety Bill- S.510- [Senate Bill 510 Food Safety? Or The FDA has killed far more people than contaminated eggs or lettuce- 20nov10 or 16nov10?]
Health Updates: energy drinks lead to alcohlol addiction; natural energy- NADH; cell phones, EMFs = cancer; Green Tea vs brain cancer; bad diet = fatty liver. S.510- Food Safety Bill Commentary: US education system, no Child Left Behind, “Waiting for Superman” Discussion of Amreica’s education system: Joan Almon: Chair of the U.S. Alliance for Childhood, a partnership of educators, physicians, parents, & others advocating for social change to improve children's overall health & well-being. A major focus of the Alliance is the restoration of play to childhood www.allianceforchildhood.org www.indefenseofchildhood.org. The U.S. Alliance is part of a coalition to end the commercialization of childhood. www.commercialfreechildhood.org. Glen Ford: Exec Editor, Black Agenda Report. The son of famed disc jockey Rudy “The Deuce” Rutherford, the first Black man to host a non-gospel television show in the Deep South. His first full-time broadcast news job was at James Brown’s Augusta, Ga radio station WRDW, where ‘The Godfather of Soul” shortened Glen’s surname to “Ford.” In 1977, Ford co-launched, produced & hosted “America’s Black Forum” (ABF), the first nationally syndicated Black news interview program on commercial television.
Updates: ‘fracking facts’- response to 60 Minutes’ piece on hydro-fracking for natural gas extraction; “Meet Your New Neighborhood Food Market” (Jim Hightower) truth about organic, local produce promoted by big markets like Wal-Mart, Whole Foods; Google’s flim-flam economics; S.510- who’s behind this bill? do we need more food safety regulation?; Airport Body Scanners- are they safe, necessary? CONVERSATIONS WITH REMARKABLE MINDS Bruce Lipton is an internationally recognized authority on the emerging new biology and the interface between science & spirituality. His book “The Biology of Belief” has been a landmark work uniting mind-body & cellular science with spirituality. His new book, “Spontaneous Evolution: A Positive Future and A Way to Get There”, furthers Dr. Lipton’s insight into where modern medicine needs to go in the 21st century the necessary destruction of society to create a better new one.
CONVERSATIONS WITH REMARKABLE MINDS A spontaneous conversation on compassion and happiness, and a spiritual commentary on some of the critical issues facing us today. Prof Robert Thurman holds the first endowed chair in Buddhist Studies in the West, the Jey Tsong Khapa Chair in Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies, Columbia University. He is President of Tibet House US, dedicated to preserving Tibetan civilization, and President of the American Institute of Buddhist Studies. He is a passionate advocate not only for the rights of Tibetans, but for human rights around the world. “Why the Dalai Lama Matters: His Act of Truth as a Solution for China, Tibet and the World” Commentaries: We should not be a nation of secrets; US scientists significantly more likely to publish fake research [16Nov10-esciencenews.com]; Jail the Bankers Or This Economy Will Never Fully Recover [17Nov10-alternet.org]; who IS responsible? Health Updates: garlic vs hypertension; B vitamins vs depression; vegan diet; S.510 Anti-microbial chemicals not healthy for people or planet-and plain soap & water is more effective.
Health Updates: chocolate; black raspberry vs colon cancer; calcium, bone density; krill oil, anti-inflammatory; Alzheimer’s & environmental toxins, mercury. Commentary: medical fraud, corporate science Dr Brad Case is a holistic chiropractor, naturopath & clinical director of the Holistic Healing Center in Prunedale, Ca. He works to expose the myths & lies perpetuated by conventional medicine, our federal health agencies & mainstream corporate media. His recent book, “Thugs, Drugs and the War on Bugs: How the Natural Healthcare Revolution Will Lead Us Past Greed, Ego and Scary Germs,” is his first in his healthcare series “Why We’re Sick” www.SelfGrowth.com
Updates: anti-aging, DHEA; the trust hormone- oxytocin -associated with happiness; food safety, genetic engineering; GE salmon can’t feed the world; S.510- food safety bill- why we must stop it; kids’ cup-cake stand in Westchester park shut down by police. Maude Barlow: national chairperson for the Council of Canadians, co-founder of the Blue Planet Project, an international project to challenge corporations’ taking private control of fresh water resources. She also holds leadership positions with Food and Water Watch, the International Forum on Globalization, & the Germany based World Future Council. Among her 16 books, Maudes’ last international bestseller was “Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water.”
Health Updates: US 49th in overall life expectancy; exercise, endometrial cancer; canola oil vs fibrinogen; DHA & the brain; Tai Chi reduces Arthritis symptoms. Commentary: “American Hypocrisy: Destruction of the Constitution, Collapse of the Rule of Law” [Paul Craig Roberts 15Nov10 www.globalresearch.ca] E-Mails: perspective on our school system; big banks invest in law suits for profits. Rebecca Costa: sociobiologist whose unique expertise is to spot & explain emerging trends in relation to human evolution, global markets, & new technologies; she is part biologist, psychologist & entrepreneur, whose insights result from examining the “big picture.” “The Watchman’s Rattle: Thinking Our Way Out of Extinction” explains how the principles governing evolution cause & provide the solution for global gridlock. www.rebeccacosta.com.
Health Issues: Arthritis, B vitamins, O3FA; B vitamins & brain; high protein diet. Andrew Gavin Marshall is a Research Associate with the Center for Research on Globalization in Montreal, Quebec. A scholar in political economics & history, Andrew is a co-editor with his colleague Prof. Michel Chossudovsky of the volume “The Global Economic Crisis: The Great Depression of the Twenty-First Century.” His forthcoming book will focus on the emergence of a global governance through the merger of government and corporate finance. The engineering of a global governance structure by instigating global depression. www.globalresearch.ca
Updates: ORAC antioxidants; red meat, cancer risk; berries & the brain; selenium; sleep loss; resveratrol; Monsanto gangs vs genetic engineering protestors; the economy. Dr. Thomas Levy: board certified cardiologist & a fellow of the American College of Cardiology; he is a leading authority on Vitamin C therapy & other related health issues. His more recent research has focused on antioxidant balance in the body & the biomechanisms of oxidation leading to disease. Dr. Levy has written six books, including “Curing the Incurable: Vitamin C, Infectious Disease and Toxicity”– with over 1200 scientific references to the research supporting vitamin C’s medical benefits.
Conversation with Remarkable Minds Peter Kingsley: one of the true radical spiritual philosophers & visionaries, will share his most recent research spanning several continents showing Greek philosophy’s indebtedness to the ancient cultures of Mongolia. “A Story Waiting to Pierce You: Mongolia, Tibet and the Destiny of the Western World” offers a breathtaking insight into our past and our future as human beings; it traces the ancient threads that connect Mongolia, Tibet & Native Americans to the very origins of western civilization, showing how these sacred ties have shaped our lives today.
If the recent election tells us little else, it is a clear sign that the liberal class in America is collapsing & anemic at best. Pulitzer Prize author and one of the most progressive voices in America, Chris Hedges, will be in the studio to take us on a journey, past to present, to show the demise of true liberal values in the country.