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January 17, 2012  

Guest: Dr. Gwynne Dyer

Dr. Gwynne Dyer is a world renowned military historian with a doctorate in Military and Middle Eastern History from Kings College in London and a past service record in the American, British and Canadian navies.  As a scholar, he has taught War Studies at the Royal Military Academy in the UK.  Dr. Dyer has been a syndicated columnist  for over 20 years, his writings appearing in over 175 newspapers and magazines in 45 countries.  His earlier book “War” was the basis for a television series aired on BBC and PBS.

In 2010, Dr. Dyer’s book “Climate Wars: The Fight for Survival as the World Overheats” was hailed by such people as James Lovelock , NASA’s chief scientist Dennis Bushnell, and Sr. Crispin Tickell (former president of the Royal Geographic Society) as a very viable scenario of dwindling food resources, starvation, mass migrations and a flurry of new military conflicts around the world.

January 16, 2012  

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 war zones and conflicts in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans, having reported for The New York Times, Christian Science Monitor and other news outlets.  While at the Times, Chris received the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for reporting 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

Chris and his attorneys have recently filed a lawsuit in NYC against Barack Obama and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta to challenge the legality of the use of Military Force found in the the National Defense Authorization Act which the president signed into law on December 31.

January 13, 2012  

Guest: Hans Herren

Dr. Hans Herren is an internationally respected scientist and the current President of the Millennium Institute in Washington DC – a research based think tank that develops strategies for the world to move towards economic equity and environmental sustainability.  In the past he has served as the director of the International Center for Insect Physiology and Ecology in Nairobi and the Africa Biological Control Center in Benin, Africa. He was responsible for saving the African cassava crop in 1995 which averted Africa’s worst ever food crisis.

Dr. Herren received his doctorate from the Federal Institute of Technology in Switzerland and holds numerous awards – election to the US National Academy of Science, recipient of the World Food Award -- highest award given for advancing human development – the Tyler Awrd for Environmental Achievement and the Sir and lady Rank Prize for Nutrition awarded by then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

Dr. Herren’s current focus is on promoting agroecology as the among the most important means for feeding the world and is currently responsible for saving millions of African lives.

January 12, 2012  

Guest: Yalman Onaran

Yalman Onaran was the creator of the Istanbul bureau for Bloomberg News, the economic news agency he has served as a reporter since 1998 and now reports from New York. He was one of the first reporters to break the news on the collapse of Lehman Brothers and Bear Stearns and exposed bank insolvency in Turkey.  His articles have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, in German economic reviews and Bloomberg Business week.

His recent book which has received high praise from some of our regular guests on this program – such as Nomi Prins and Simon Johnson – is “Zombie Banks: How Broken Banks and Debtor Nations are Crippling the Global Economy.”

January 11, 2012  

Guest: Christiane Northrup

Dr. Christiane Northrup is a board-certified OB/GYN physician and is regarded by many doctors, alternative physicians and women as a leading pioneer and visionary in women’s health and the biology and lifestyle associated with menopause.  She is graduate of Darthmouth Medical School, undertook her residency at Tufts University New England Medical Center, and was a clinical professor of OBGYN at Maine’s Medical Center for 20 years.

Dr. Northrup’s research and practice based upon the a body-mind-spirit paradigm. She is the authored two NY Times best-sellers has received numerous awards for her research, publications and private practice

Christiane’s best selling “Wisdom of Menopause: Creating Physical and Emotional Health During the Change” has recently been updated and republished.

January 10, 2012  

Guest: Jim Gottstein Jim Gottstein is the president and co-founder of the Law Project for Psychiatric Rights in Alaska, whose mission is to mount a campaign against forced psychiatric drugging and electroshock treatment in the US, with an emphasis on the rapid rise in forced drugging of children. His winning the Alaska Supreme Court case in 2006 against the Alaska Psychiatric Institute was a landmark ruling for forced drugging procedures as unconstitutional. He was responsible for the release of the Zyprexa Papers that resulted in a call for a Congressional investigation and led to Zyprexa’s maker Eli Lilly pleading guilty and paying $1.4 billion in civil and criminal fines. As a humanitarian for promoting mental health and its alternative treatments, Jim is the co-founder of Soteria Inc that provides alternative non-drug alternatives to psychiatric hospitalization; is the co-founder of Choices Inc and Peer Properties Inc that run peer-run services, and formerly seved as on the Alaska Mental Health Board.

January 9, 2012  

In lieu of a guest, Gary discusses nutrition, vaccines, and the FDA.

January 6, 2012  
Guest: Lisa Graves
Lisa Graves is the Executive Director of the Center for Media and Democracy, the publisher of PR Watch, SourceWatch, and BanksterUSA. She previously served as a senior advisor in all three branches of the federal government, as a leading strategist on civil liberties advocacy, and as an adjunct law professor at one of the top law schools in the country. Her former leadership posts include:  a Deputy Assistant Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice, Chief Counsel for Nominations for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, and Senior Legislative Strategist for the American Civil Liberties Union (on national security and surveillance policies).  Lisa has testified as an expert witness before both the Senate and House and has frequently appeared as an expert across the different radio and television net works.
The Center for Media and Democracy recently obtained documents outlining about 800 bills, vetted and approved by major corporations along with Republican officials, who comprise the American Legislative Exchange Council or ALEC.  It has been discovered that these bills are designed to rewrite state laws and target just about every area of American life – from education, union and worker rights, civil liberties, corporate oversight, health care, utilities, taxation – all which favor greater independence for the corporate regime and their domination over the privatization of people’s lives.
January 5, 2012  
Guest: Dr. Michael Hudson
Dr. Michael Hudson is one of our nation’s important economists and Wall Street financial analysts. He is currently the President of The Institution for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends and was the Chief Economic Policy Advisor for the Rep. Dennis Kucinich’s 2008 presidential campaign.  He is a research professor of economics at the University of Missouri at Kansas City and a research association at the Levy Economics Institute at Bard College. Dr. Hudson has served as an advisor to the White House, State and Defense departments at the Hudson Institute, in addition to the United Nations Institute where he became a specialist in global economics.
Dr. Hudson has written several books and many important papers articles, including “Super-Imperialism: The Economic Strategy of the American Empire”   and   “Global Fracture: The New International Economic Order”
January 4, 2012  

In lieu of a guest, Gary discusses the dangers of globalization, big banks, and political corruption. Additionally, Gary opened up the lines to take your calls.

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