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December 16, 2011  

Guest:  Nick Bryant

Journalist, investigative reporter Nick Bryant has been writing on the plight of disadvantaged children for over a decade. His writings have appeared in professional publications such as the Journal of Professional Ethics, the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, the Journal of Social Distress and the publication of School Health. He is the co-author of America’s Children:  Triumph of Tragedy” dealt with the mental health problems of lower socioeconomic children.

His very disturbing book is “The Franklin Scandal: A Story of Powerbrokers, Child Abuse and Betrayal” that exposes a nationwide pedophile ring that pandered children to a cabal of the rich and powerful and the corruption of the Justice Department and law enforcement to crack down on it. It is perhaps one of the most suppressed crime stories in recent American history.

December 15, 2011  
Guests: James Galbraith, Les Leopold, and Marshall Auerback
Professor James Galbraith is a distinguished professor and Chair of Government and Business Relations at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas in Austin.  He is the son of renowned economist John Kenneth Galbraith. James is the Chair of the international organization Economists for Peace and Security and a Senior Scholar of the Levy Economics Institute.  In the early 80s, he served on the Congressional staff as the Executive Director of the Joint Economic Committee.
Prof. Galbraith has written many critical and controversial books challenging the nation’s predominant economic policy legislation and the paradigm from which it is based.  His latest book is, “The Predatory State: How Conservatives Abandoned the Free Market and Why Liberals Should Too” which targets the liberal economic policies being espoused by both parties for being bankrupt in theory and principle.
Les Leopold is the co-founder and director of two nonprofit educational organizations: The Labor Institute and the Public Health Institute. He also helped to create the Blue-Green Alliance, and organization that merges labor unions with environmental concerns, such as the Sierra Club.
Ralph Nader listed Les’s award-winning book, “The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor” on his recommended top 10 read list.  His recent book, “The Looting of America: How Wall Street’s Game of Fantasy Finance Destroyed our Jobs, Pensions and Prosperity” is perhaps the single best introduction for anyone who wishes to fully understand the main issues and economic jargon about our economic collapse.
Marshall Auerback is a Fellow at the Economists for Peace and Security, a global strategist for the investment group Madison Street Partners in Denver and a Research Associate at the Levy Institute.  He has a wide range of expertise in the global investment arena, having covered the stock market for a decade along the Pacific rim and Southeat Asia and formerly ran the Asian-Pacific hedge fund for the Tiedemann Investment Group in New York.  Earlier Marshall has also covered investments in Russia, the former Soviet Republics and Africa.   He writes for Naked Capitalism, the Huffington Post, Truthout and many business and investment publications. Marshall has a magna cum laude degree from Queens University and a law degree from Oxford.
December 14, 2011  

Guests: Andrew Kolin, Stephen Lendman, and Shaheed Buttar

Professor Andrew Kolin is professor of political science at Hilbert College in Hamburg, New York, where he specializes in American political thought, civil liberties, US foreign policy, and constitutional law. Much of his recent work has focused on the conflicts between state power and democracy and the history of the US turning into a police state.

His latest book published this year is “State Power and Democracy: Before and During the Presidency of George W Bush” which traces the history of American politics for sowing the seeds for a national police state from the founding of the republic to the present

Steve Lendman is an independent , progressive economist and investigative writer who consistently tackles the most critical issues in the world as soon as they emerge.  He degrees from Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and has worked as a marketing research analyst for several large US corporations before focusing his attention on small business enterprises, progressive nonprofit organizations and economic and political research on finance, war and peace issues, social equity and the humanitarian crises among Palestinians and Haitians.

Steve just recently received the International Journalist award from the prestigious Club of Mexico. He is the author of the recent publication, “How Wall Street Fleeces America: Privatized Banking, Government Collusion and Class War”, and hosts The Lendman News Hour heard on the Progressive Radio Network every Thursday at 11 AM and every Saturday and Sunday at 1 PM.

Shaheed Buttar is the executive director of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee and the People’s Campaign for the Constitution which aims to defend civil liberties, constitutional rights and the rules of law threatened by the war on terror.  Shahid has a JD from Stanford Law School and formerly the chief editor of the Stanford Environmental Law Journal.

Shaheed also serves on the advisory bodies of the national Coalition to Protect Civil Freedoms, the national Campaign to Restore Civil Rights and the South Asian Americans Leading Together organizations.  His articles appear in the New York Times, al-Jazeera, and Truthout.

December 13, 2011  
Guest: Rabbi Michael Lerner
Rabbi Michael Lerner is clearly one the nation’s greatest Jewish intellectuals and spiritual political activists. As a teenager, Rabbi Lerner was a student of Abraham Joshua Heschel, a great socially responsible mystical thinker who marched with Martin Luther King.
During the 60s, he was a chair of the Berkeley chapter of the Students for a Democratic Society and briefly incarcerated among the Seattle Seven while teaching at the University of Washington,. He also has the honor of having been called by J Edgar Hoover as “one of the most dangerous criminals in America.”
Michael is currently the editor of Tikkun Magazine—an award winning journal of interfaith and progressive critiques on American culture, politics, and religion—and is the founder of the Network of Spiritual Progressives. His most recent book just released before the Hannukah holiday is “Embracing Israel/Palestine: A Strategy to Heal and Transform the Middle East” which is being praised by people like Jimmy Carter, Uri Avnery who is a frequent guest on this program, Desmond Tutu, Senator Keith Ellison and others as the most insightful treatment and understanding of the roots of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and a roadmap for bringing peace to the region.
December 12, 2011  

In lieu of a guest, Gary takes your calls on the Federal Reserve, the Constitution, and our true selves.

December 9, 2011  

Guest: Dr. James Lawrence Powell

Dr. James Lawrence Powell is the present executive director of the National Physical Science Consortium – a partnership between government, educational institutes and private industry  to increase the education of students in the physical sciences.  With a doctorate in Geochemistry from MIT, Dr. Powell has been a professor and has served as the former presidents of Oberlin, Franklin Marshall and Reed colleges.  Over the years he has authored books on the earth sciences and climate change.   His past work in education in the scientific field has earned him appointments by both Presidents Regan and the first Bush to the National Science Board.

James recent book is “The Inquisition of Climate Science” which deconstructs the pseudo science behind climate change deniers and exposes the large network of think thanks, politicians and private industries to try to influence the public and legislators into believing humans are not the cause for the global warming catastrophes ahead.

December 8, 2011  
Guests: Kevin Annett and Dee Nicholson
Kevin Annett is a former minister of the United Church of Canada, who was defrocked for his pursuing investigations and research into the holocaust of native American children – which has become better known as Canada’s genocide.  His publications which include “Hidden From History: The Canadian Holocause” and later “Love and Death in the Valley” have created much of storm in the Anglican Church.  So much he was denied entry into England in May of this year, being held briefly in an immigration prison before being deported.
Kevin’s remarkable, well-documented research was the theme of his documentary film “Unrepentant: Kevin Annett and Canada’s Genoscide” – which earned him Best Director award at the 2006 New York International Independent Film Festival.
Dee Nicholson is the Executive Director of the National Health Federation of Canada – the world’s oldest health freedom organization and the sole health freedom organization represented on the Codex Alimentarius commission.  She has been public relations consultant and a seasoned activist for many years both in the US and Canada.
Because the Canadian health care system treats Native Americans differently than non-Indians  -- for example, mandatory flu vaccinations on reservations – Dee’s organization is leader in lobbying for Native American health rights.
December 7, 2011  

Guest: William Arkin

William Arkin is a political columnist and journalist for the Washington Post, which has been associated with for over a dozen years.  As an expert in military policies and national security he has advised the United Nations and the US Air Force, as well as non profit organizations.  In the past he has served in the Army Intelligence community. He has worked with the institute for Policy Sutdies, Greenpeace, the Natural Resources Defense Council and Human Rights Watch, in addition to serving as a military analyst for major media outlets such as NBC News.

His recent book, co-written with two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Dana Priest, is “Top Secret America: The Rise of the New American Security State” – a culmination of many years of research and investigation into an enormous network of government agencies, private industry firms, and 850,000 individuals within this web holding top secret security clearance

December 6, 2011  

Guests: Dr. William deBuys and Harvey Wasserman

Dr. William deBuys is an environmental journalist and conservationist living on a farm in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in New Mexico. His books have been widely acclaimed and have received many awards including the NY Times Notable Book of the year, a finalist for the Pulitzer in Non Fiction, the Pushcart Award and others.

William has been involved in environmental affairs for almost 3 decades, having been the director of the North Carolina Chapter of the Nature Conservancy and representative of  the Conservation Fund in the Southwes. His conservation work in New Mexico earned him an award from the US Forest Service and he was appointed by President Clinton to serve as the founder of the trust overseeing the Valles Caldera National Preserve.

William’s recent book is “A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest” which took over 3 years of indepth research to reveal the American southwest as becoming one of the most endangered water-deprived regions in the history of civilization.

Harvey Wasserman is a journalist, author and democracy activist who has been a leading national voice in the anti-war and anti-nuclear energy movements for 3 decades.  He is a senior advisor for Greenpeace USA and the Nuclear Information and Resource Service.

In 1973, Harvey pioneered the global movement against atomic reactors and is responsible for coining the term “No Nukes.”

Among his many books are the “Killing Our Own: The Disaster of America’s Epxerience with Atomic Radiation”,  and  “Harvey Wasserman’s History of the United States” which Howard Zinn forwarded, and most recently  “Solartopia: Our Green-Powered Earth AD 2030”

Harvey will be hosts a new program on the Progressive Radio Network Green Power and Wellness Hour – Every Tuesday afternoon starting at 2:00 pm

December 5, 2011  

In lieu of a guest, Gary discusses nutrition, and shares his commentary on the growing US police state. Additionally, Gary takes your calls on the state of American and the viability of a new political party.

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