Gary gives information on garlic, milk thistle, and how our cells cope with toxins. Then, how Big Pharma buys off the Senate, and vaccination of healthcare workers against the 'flu. Monsanto and the banality of evil, and US coastal vulnerability to climate change. Also, who actually owns the Federal Reserve, and the Trans Pacific slam job.
The ongoing health, technical and waste storage catastrophe at Fukushima and recent problems at US reactors, with Gar Smith.
Gar Smith is the editor emeritus of Earth Island Journal, which has been recognized on many occasions among the top environmental publications. He is also the co-founder of Environmentalists Against War and is has received an award from Project Censored for important investigative journalism. In the past, Gar has covered revolutions in Central America and environmental campaigns on three continents.
He is the author of “Nuclear Roulette: The Truth About the Most Dangerous Energy Source on Earth” with a forward by Jerry Mander from the International Forum on Globalization who happened to be our guest last week.
A look at some of the more dark elements in American history during the last century that gave shape to the US being perceived as an empire – and what this means for america’s future
Prof. Peter Kuznick is a professor of history at American University in Washington DC where he is also serves as the director of the university’s Nuclear Studies Institute. He has specialized American political history, the history of nuclear science, and the Cold war.
Prof. Kuznick is the co-author with academy award winning film director Oliver Stone of the New York Times bestseller “The Untold History of the United States”, which is the basis for the television series with the same title on Showtime. In the revisionist tradition of Howard Zinn, Morris Berman and others, Peter’s and Oliver’s research focuses the darker elements that shaped the US during the past century into the present moment whereby today the US is commonly regarded as an empire, with imperialist ambitions around the world. The question is: what were the events that drove the country to be identified as an imperium and were alternatives present during the past 100 years that would have transformed the US into a more peaceful and less militaristic nation?
Today in health and healing, Gary discusses purple carrots, carob tree leaves, diet sodas, and colorectal cancer. Then, commentaries: Chris Hedges' "A Time for Sublime Madness," Colin Todd-Hunter's "The Lies of Democracy and the Language of Deceit." Also, in-depth environmental discussion on the TPP, and Canadian Tar Sands.
Dr. Sherri Tenpenny, addressing the American College of Physicians recommending a longer battery of vaccines for all health care workers
Also, a challenge to the mantra that green capitalism and eco-capitalism is a solution to climate change and its failures, with Heather Rogers.
Dr. Sherri Tenpenny is an osteopathic medical physician who incorporates integrative medicine in her practice for treating allergies, childhood illnesses and women’s health issues. She is also one of the country’s most knowledgeable and outspoken physicians opposing the efficacy and safety of vaccines. She is the founder and lead medical practitioner of the Tenpenny Integrative Medical Center in Strongsville, Ohio.
She has authored several books on vaccines including, “Fowl: Bird Flu, It is Not What You Think” and “Saying No to Vaccines: A Resource Guide for All Ages”, and her recent DVD – “Flu and Flu Vaccines: What’s Coming Through That Needle” is an invaluable resource for educating people on influenza and the flu vaccines. Her website is www.DrTenpenny.com She recommends that people visit the Vaccine Research Library website – www.VaccineReseachLibrary.com which as over 4500 articles from conventional medical literature documenting the problems associated with vaccines.
Heather Rogers is journalist, filmmaker and a senior staff reporter at Remapping Debate, an investigative reporting news site sponsored by the Anti-Discrimination Center with a mission to introduce alternative views to conventional public policy issues and who is and is not being served by policy decisions. Heather has also written for other publications including the New York Times Magazine, Mother Jones, Utne Reader, and the Nation. She has recent a couple books, the most recent being “Green Going Wrong: Dispatches from the Front-Lines of Eco-Capitalism” – a journey traversing many countries around the world to challenge the capitalist mantra that “going and buying green” is the way to solve the challenges from climate change.
Review and progress of 911 investigations in 2012 – and how easy is it to conceal a conspiracy cover up?
Ian Henshall is a British based investigative journalist and author whose book “911 Revealed: The New Evidence” has raised a lot of voices across Europe. The London times noted the detailed scrutiny Ian applied to the official government versions of 911 and the inconsistencies discovered throughout it. The US State Department must have been fully alarmed by it since only 5 days after the book’s release it went out of its way to attack it. The book gives clear explanations about explosives used to bring down the towers, a military drone craft and missile hitting the pentagon, the controversy over cell-phne calls… the inconsistencies in the official stories about the hijackings.
Matthew (Mat) Stein is an engineer with a degree in mechanical engineering from MIT and a National Merit Scholar. 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 the 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”
Commentary on gun control, and some of the early history behind the birth of the HIV virus with guest John Rappoport.
Jon Rappoport has worked as a free-lance investigative reporter for over 30 years, writing about politics and the corportacracy, alternative health and the medical cartel, the media, and culture LA Weekly, Spin Magazine, Stern, Village Voice, Nexus, CBS Healthwatch, and other newspapers and magazines in the US and Europe. His reporting on the military in El Salvador earned him a submission for the Pulitzer prize.
He has also hosted, produced, and written radio programs and has appeared as a guest on over 200 radio and television programs, including ABC's Nightline, Tony Brown's Journal (PBS), and Hard Copy.
For the last ten years, Jon has operated largely away from the mainstream because, as he puts it, "My research was not friendly to the conventional media." He runs a website with many years of research and articles called No More Fake News. Com He has also written many books dealing with vaccine and AIDS fraud, corporate and government conspiracies and human potential research.
Latest on antioxidants, a weight loss tip, probiotics, how isolation impacts the brain. Then, in depth environmental discussion and The Myth of Human Progress (Chris Hedges). Then a brief interview with Beatty Cohen on the collapse of healthy relationships in America and the dismal state sexual education in our school systems.
Irradiation of Food with guest Alexis Baden-Mayer, and Human Design forecasting with guest Peter Roth.
Alexis Baden-Mayer is a Washington-based awyer and activist now serving as the Political Director of the Organic Consumers Association. She is the co-editor with the organization’s director Ronnie Cummins of its newsletter Organic Bytes, which reaches nearly 300,000 subscribers. She has organized many grassroots campaigns, including Millions Against Monsanto, Coming Clean (to remove false “organic” claims from cosmetics), Safeguard Organic Standards (to keep USDA organic standards high), USDA Watch (to close the revolving door between federal regulatory agencies and the biotech lobby), and Organic Transitions (to shift from climate-destabilizing industrial food production to carbon-sequestering sustainable agriculture). Before joining OCA, Alexis was the Government Relations Director for Vote Hemp, the National Field Director for the Marijuana Policy Project, and a lobbyist for a coalition to restore federal loan access to students with drug convictions.
Peter Roth is the host of the program Energy Stew – broadcast every Saturday at Noon (Eastern Time) over the Progressive Radio Network, which explores the human potential and humanities mysteries and higher faculties. Peter is a life long runner who has worked with me in the past coaching other runners and helped with the founding of the Natural Living Club that has helped 1000s of people to live healthier lives. Over the decades he has studied with many prominent spiritual teachers and provides intuitive counseling services for others.
The role of solar outbursts in our ancient past and their effect on early civilizations
Dr. Robert M. Schoch is a professor of geology at the College of General Studies at Boston University where he has taught since 1984, after receiving his doctorate in geophysicists from Yale. Prof Schoch has been one of the major initiators and voices in New Archeology movement, which involved a re-reading of the ancient records of humanity and civilizations based due to more advanced technologies archeological sites and artifacts. Twenty two years ago, his geological research into the Great Sphinx in Egypt, and analysis of heavy water erosion, convinced him that the monument is several 1000 years older than conventional Egyptologists assume.
Since then Dr. Schoch has conducted research on other ancient monuments and early civilizations in Egypt, as well as the vast Goblecki Tepe temple complex in Turkey (that is dated up to 12,000 years ago), Bosnia, the British Isles, Mexico, Easter Island, and the Yonaguni structures submerged off the coast of Japan to better understand the impact geological and climatic changes had on our ancient ancestors due to astronomical events, such as extreme solar activity.
He has written many books and research papers. His most recent book is “Forgotten Civilization: The Role of Solar Outbursts in Our Past and Future”.
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. His most recent book is “Banker Occupation: Waging Financial War on Humanity” and he hosts The Lendman News Hour heard on the Progressive Radio Network every Friday at 11 AM and every Saturday and Sunday at 1 PM.
Gerald Celente is one of today's pioneers in trend strategy. He founded the Trends Research Institute in Kingston NY and is the publisher of the Trends Journal that has been going on since 1980. He has since been one of the nation's most sought after diagnosticians and forecasters. Recently the institute established offices in Europe. Gerald's insights have been sought for by major networks, PBS and BBC, Russian TV, and publications such as the Economist and major newspapers. PUBLICATION: "The Trends Journal" is published 4 times a year at the website: www.trendsresearch.com
Is the Flu vaccine effective? With guests Dr. Tom Jefferson, Suzanne Schrock, and Joyce Gingrich.
Dr. Tom Jefferson, MD, is a former primary care physician from the UK who is now a leading investigator for Infectious Disease research at the Cochrane Database Group in Rome, Italy. He is the editor of the Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group, and the Coordinator of the Cochrane Vaccines Field, which reviews existing peer-reviewed vaccine research and determines the accuracy and validity of scientific methodology used and the claims being made. Dr. Jefferson is also member of the editorial board of the journal Vaccine, is Director of Health Review Ltd, and is a member of the World Association of Medical Editors. He is also a peer reviewer for the British Medical Journal, the Lancet, the New England Journal of Medicine, and other medical publications.
Over the years Dr. Jefferson has become recognized as one of the world’s foremost independent investigators into the efficacy of the influenza vaccine and critics of its usefulness by government health agencies and vaccine corporations.
Introducing new program on PRN: The Rebbe, The Radical and the Rev -- every Monday evening at 8 pm following your commentary hour
Rabbi Michael Lerner is clearly one the nation’s greatest Jewish intellectuals and spiritual political activists. He 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 is “Embracing Israel/Palestine: A Strategy to Heal and Transform the Middle East” -- praised by people like Jimmy Carter, Uri Avnery, 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.
Prof. James (Jim) Vrettos has teaching sociology at John Jay College, City of University of New York for over twenty years, where he has specialized in teaching criminology and criminal justice. He is the author of the critically acclaimed text The Elementary Forms of Statistical Reason, and is the facilitator for the Tikkun community in the NY metropolitan area, an international network of interfaith spiritual progressives.
The corporate agenda of GMO companies and the whitewashing of science.
For the past 30 years, F. William Engdahl has been one of our foremost independent, investigative scholars and authors who uncovers the hidden motives behind corporate globalization and geopolitics, oil, GMO foods and bioengineering, vaccine controversies and the global banking industry. As a consulting economist, William has contributed to many publications including Japan's Nihon Keizai Shimbun, European Banker, Grant's Investor and GlobalResearch. He has written several books including "Seeds of Destruction: The Hidden Agenda of GMOs" that details how corporate control of the planet's food sources, through the free market schemes, threatens humanity.
Update on the fiscal cliff deal - what happens now?
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 and articles, his latest being Finance Capitalism and Its Discontents" and "The Bubble and Beyond: Fictitious Capital, Debt Deflation and the Global Crisis". More his writings can be found at www.Michael-Hudson.com