Another empowering hour! Important updates on the latest in health and healing, plus commentaries and news on social and political issues and the environment.
US Department of Defense acknowledges future crises from climate change and the coming military and regional conflicts
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) for presenting a very viable scenario of dwindling food resources, starvation, mass migrations and a flurry of new military conflicts around the world. His Website is GwynneDyer.com
Gary discusses the latest in health and healing, including concerns about sucralose, how eating right promotes a stronger immune system, and more. From the environmental segment, the latest on radioactivity in the water from Fukushima. From the public health segment, America's most dangerous pill. Plus, guest David Crowe on commercialization of science, and his new show on PRN The Infectious Myth.
Gary delivers the latest information in health and healing, plus commentary on fracking and the encroaching police state, and more.
How a small cartel of meat food companies have monopolized the meat industry at the expense of farmers and consumers pocketbooks
Christopher Leonard is the former national agribusiness reporter for the Associated Press and currently a Schmidt Family Foundation fellow at the Washington public policy institute The New America Foundation. He investigative reports have been published in Fortune, Slate, the New York Times and other media outlets. He is the author of “The Meat Racket: The Secret Takeover of America’s Food Business” which follows the history of a few companies taking control of America’s entire meat industry and profiting off it at the expensive of farmers and consumers.
Update on Ukraine - The drama between Putin and Obama on the world stage, and how effective is Obama as a global leader now?
Robert (Bob) Parry is one of our leading progressive investigative journalists best known for his uncovering Iran-Contra story and Oliver North’s involvement which earned him the George Polk Award for National Reporting in 1984. He current writes for Consortium News, and has covered many important stories on domestic and foreign affairs issues including the Nicaragan contra-cocaine connection, right wing terrorism, the demise of American media, the Bush and Obama presidencies, the rise and influence of the Neocons and our wars overseas. He has worked as a journalist for the Associated Press, Newsweek and PBS Frontline.
He has written several books, his latest being “America’s Stolen Narrative: From Washington and Madison to Nixon, Reagan and the Bushes to Obama” His website is www.ConsortiumNews.com
Today Gary gives the latest in health and healing, including why supplements do work, how flax seed impacts hot flashes, and how men can lower their risk of prostate cancer with a high fiber diet. Then, from the environmental segment, an in-depth look at the truth behind Fukushima. Also, the government's engagement in coverups of nuclear disasters. And more!
Prof. Francis Boyle is a professor of international law at the University of Illinois Law School who has a long career as an anti-war activist and upholder of human rights. He has served as a counsel to Bosnia and Herzegovina and was a legal advisor to the Palestinian delegation during the Middle East Peace negotiations from 1991 to 1993. Prof. Boyle has served on the board of directors of Amnesty International, and the Council for Responsible Genetics. He drafted the legislation for what became the Biological Weapons Anti-Terrorism Act in 1989 which was signed into law by the first Bush administration. He has been a strong opponent of the current Afghan and Iraq wars, and was an advocate for bringing international arrest warrants against George W Bush, Cheney and others in the Bush administration.
Prof. Boyle has published numerous papers in law reviews and many books. His most recent publications are “Destroying Libya and World Order: The Three Decade Campaign to Terminate the Qaddafi Revolution” and “The Criminality of Nuclear Deterrence” co-written with Phillip Berrigan.
The cycles of financial booms, panics, busts and meltdowns and why we don’t learn our lessons with Dr. Bob Swarup
Dr. Bob Swarup is a respected international expert and author on financial markets, speculative investing and regulation in London UK. After receiving two masters degrees from Cambridge University and the University of London, and a doctorate in cosmology from Imperial College London, Dr. Swarup went to work in the financial industry to manage investiments. He sat on the boards of hedge funds and private equity firms and works closely with economic think tanks and policymakers. His articles have appeared on Huffington Post and market publications, and he is the author of the recent “Money Mania: Booms, Panics and Busts from Ancient Rome to the Great Meltdown.
The politics and corruption of the World Bank that are contributing to environmental destruction
Bruce Rich is an attorney who has spent three decades working with environmental groups and organizations, such as the Environmental Defense Fund and the Natural Resources Defense Council. His expertise is on public international finance and the environments. Bruce received the United Nations Global 500 Award for his public advocacy regarding the agendas and activities of multilateral development banks, such as the World Bank. His articles have been published in many sources including the Financial Times, The Ecologist and the Environmental Law Institute’s journal Environmental Forum.
Bruce has written several books dealing with our global environmental crises. His latest is “Foreclosing the Future: The World Bank and the Politics of Environmental Destruction,” which documents the Bank’s economic schema, corruption and the cost of its failures on the environment.