October 28, 2011
Guest: Colin Woodard
Colin Woodard is an award-winning investigative journalist and author who has conducted research and reporting from over fifty countries, primarily eastern Europe and the Balkans. He is currently a foreign correspondent for the Chronicle of Higher Education and The Christian Science Monitor. He received the Jane Bagley Lehman Award for his reporting on environmental issues in 2004 and numerous fellowships including the Pew Fellowship at Johns Hopkins, the US Antarctic Project, and the Regional Environmental Center in Budapest Hungary. He is also on the advisory board of the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Science.
Colin has written several books, and his latest is “American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America.”
October 27, 2011
Guest: Dr. Rodrigue Tremblay
Dr. Rodrigue Tremblay is a prominent Canadian economist who is now a professor emeritus at the University of Montreal. In the late 1970s he served as the Minister of Industry and Commerce in the Quebec government. Dr. Tremblay is also the President of the North American Economics and Finance Association and President of the Canadian Economics Society.
Dr. Tremblay has authored over 25 books dealing with economics, fiancé and a variety of global ethical and political issues. His blog on geopolitics is read throughout the world and translated into 8 languages. Prof. Tremblay’s most recent book “The Code for Global Ethics: Ten Humanist Principles” addresses the urgent need for a new sense of morals in the face of immense international and global challenges.
October 26, 2011
Guest: Susun Weed
Susun Weed is an American herbalist who has been investigating the benefits herbal and plant medicine since 1965, and has written extensively on the topic. In addition to her writing she teaches and lectures widely at medical schools, wellness and breast cancer centers, naturopathic colleges on ethnobotony, nutrition, women’s and men’s health issues.
Her most recent release is “Down There: Sexual and Reproductive Health” which offers a wide range of well documented integrative and alternative health options for gender specific and reproductory organ conditions and illnesses.
October 25, 2011
Guest: Stephen Kohn
Stephen Kohn is one of the nation’s leading advocates for corporate and government whistleblowers and has a long record spanning over 25 years of court victories on behalf of individuals bringing the truth to the public about corruption, fraud and misdemeanors. He is the Executive Director of the National Whistleblower Center in Washington and a Trustee of the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund. Stephen has testified in Congress and counseled the Senate Judiciary to protect whistleblower well being. He is the author of the first legal treatise on whistleblower back in 1985 and has since published numerous articles and books.
Stephen’s program on PRN:
“Honesty Without Fear” – every Tuesday at 1:00 PM -- will feature leading experts in the whistleblower field, firsthand accounts of major government and corporate whistleblowers, discussions about employee rights, and more. Learn about your whistleblower rights so you can protect yourself. Join Stephen as well as co-hosts leading whistleblower attorneys Michael D. Kohn, David K. Colapinto, Lindsey M. Williams and prominent whistleblowers such as Jane Turner and Dr. Frederic Whitehurst to learn how whistleblowers strengthen democracy, protect the environment, and save taxpayers and investors billions of dollars.
October 24, 2011
Guest: Chris Hedges
Chris Hedges is one of our nation’s most insightful cultural critics and authors. For almost 20 years he was a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans for such news media as The New York Times (for 15 of those years), Christian Science Monitor and National Public Radio. While at the Times, Chris and team received the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for their reportage on global terrorism. The same year he received Amnesty International’s Global Award for Human Rights Journalism.
Chris’ most recent book is “The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress” – a collection of Chris’s most insightful and timeless essays on our current political climate, the middle east, and the decline and decay of the American empire. He also writes a weekly column for the award winning political blog Truthdig.
October 21, 2011
In lieu of a guest, Gary shares his commentary on student loans, health & wellness, and the state of the economy.
October 19, 2011
Guest: Matthew Stein
Matthew Stein is an engineer with a degree in mechanical engineering from MIT and a National Merit Scholar. He is the owner of Aloha Aina Builders, which specializes in hurricane resistant, energy efficient and environmentally friendly homes, and is also president of Stein Designs which invents consumer and commercial water and bacteriological filtration systems, photovoltaic roofing and other energy efficient and sustainable products.
Mat writes extensively on sustainable preparedness and self-sufficiency in the face of predictable and unpredictable catastrophic scenarios and conditions. In addition to writing on the future of perfect storms for the Huffington Post, he is author of several exhaustive books on how people can prepare themselves for having to rely on our own resources and ingenuity, most notably “When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability and Surviving the Long Emergency” and “When Disaster Strikes: A Comprehensive Guide to Emergency Planning and Crisis Survival”
October 18, 2011
Guest: Dr. Joel Fuhrman
Dr. Joel Fuhrman is a board-certified family physician who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. He is one of the very few alternative medical physicians in the nation with a vital, personal practice online.
Dr. Fuhrman is also alternative medical educator for other physicians and a board member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and a research director of the Nutritional Research Project of the National Health Association. He has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN and Discovery the Channel.
Dr. Fuhrman is the author of several best selling health books. His most recent is “Super Immunity: The Essential Nutrition Guide for Boosting Your Body’s Defenses”
October 17, 2011
In lieu of a guest, Gary discusses vaccines, nuclear energy, #occupywallstreet, and the GMO march to Washington DC. Additionally, Gary takes your calls on the commentary.
October 13, 2011
No guest today: Gary discusses health, the economy, and takes your calls.
October 12, 2011
Guest Professor Michael Kazin
Michael Kazin is a professor of history at Georgetown University in Washington DC, specializing in US social movement and the American Left. He is also the co-editor of the magazine Dissent, founded in 1954 by Irving Howe as a home for thoughtful research for the democratic left. Prior to his teaching at Georgetown, Professor Kazin was Chair of American Studies at Utrecht University in the Netherlands and taught at Stanford and the University of California.
He is the author of five books, and his most recent publication – “American Dreamers: How the Left Changed the Nation” –traces the sweeping history of the leftist movements from its early roots in the 19th century to the present and the attempts by Americans to envision a “radically egalitarian transformation of society”
October 11, 2011
In lieu of a guest, Gary takes your calls on the economy and social change.
October 10, 2011
Guest: Adam Iseninger
Adam Iseninger is one of the leading organizers with Jeffery Smith for the Right 2 Know March that kicked off a week ago Saturday on its way to Lafayette Park, across from the White House, for a final rally on October 16. Adam is marching with demonstrators at this moment.
October 7, 2011
Dr. Loretta Napoleoni is the best selling author of Rogue Ecomomics, Terror Incorporation and Insurgent Iraq and is regarded as world expert in terrorist financing and money laundering. As the Chairwoman for the Club de Madrid, she brought heads of state from around the world to focus on means to combat terror networks.
She has advised international banks on strategies to counter the current economic crisis and frequently appears on CNN, Sky TV and BBC.
Dr. Napoleoni was a Fulbright scholar at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Relations and has a doctorate from the London School of Economics and masters degree in philosophy
Her recent book is “Maonomics: Why Chinese Communists Make Better Capitalists Than We Do” which challenges our assumptions about the Chinese economic model model and is based on her extensive research within China.