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Aug 25, 2020 15
John Dean: Authoritarian Nightmare; Trump and His Followers
My one hour interview with John Dean, former Nixon Whitehouse Counsel, of Watergate fame, about his new book that documents Donald Trump and his followers as Authoritarians. The book comes out tomorrow. My interview is the first extensive interview that's on Youtube or Facebook about this book. Great book, great interview.
Aug 13, 2020 3
Thom Hartmann The Hidden History of Monopolies
Thom's most recent book is The Hidden History of Monopolies: How Big Business Destroyed the American Dream We discuss how monopolies are bad for America, for the middle class and humanity. The automated transcript is at the bottom here.
We discuss Governor Don Siegelman's experience dealing with Karl Rove and repeated cases of injustice. We discuss what he's learned as a defendant, a prisoner and a victim of Karl Rove, who is now working for Donald Trump, probably focusing on vote theft, as Siegelman believes Rove did to his gubernatorial election. He discusses ways he things our "broken justice system" must be fixed.
The second session of my interview with Chris Vogler, talking about the roots and connections of story, about Shamans, neurobiology, the writer's contract with the viewer or reader. Valuable thinking about story.
For this show we talk about connection to nature, with the show being inspired by Darcia Narvaez’s study, Indigenous Nature Connection: A 3-Week Intervention Increased Ecological Attachment.
Chris Vogler became famous for popularizing and making digestible Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey. It landed him a job consulting for Disney on the development of the movie The Lion King. A 25th edition of best-selling book, The Writer's Journey just came out. It's an extraordinary book I believe every person should read. While it's focus is on story, it's ideas are incredibly valuable to anyone who is going through change
Greg Palast is the investigative reporter for the Guardian, BBC television, Democracy Now and Rolling Stone who broke the story of how George Bush stole Florida in 2000 by purging thousands of innocent Black voters. He is the author of 4 NYTimes bestsellers including The Best Democracy Money Can Buy. He also studied economics under Milton Friedman. his new book, just released, is HOW Trump Stole 2020
John Perkins is an author and activist whose 10 books on global intrigue, shamanism, and transformation including Touching the Jaguar, Shapeshifting and the classic Confessions of an Economic Hit Man have been on the New York Times bestseller list We discuss his latest book, Touchiung the Jaguar
May 24, 2020 1
Dennis Kucinich, on Living With Corona Virus
I discuss living with Corona virus with Dennis Kucinich, former US congressman, former Democratic Presidential candidate, former mayor of Cleveland, and Ohio Democcratic gubernatorial candidate.
We discuss why billionaires are dangerous to democracy, freedom, economic justice and equality
Anne Nelson is the author of the book, Shadow Network; Media, Money, and the Secret Hub of the Radical Right
Mike Rivage-Seul talks about fascism and communism in the bible, about how Cuba's approach to Covid-19 is much more enlightened than ours and how to respond spiritually to Covid 19 Mike Rivage-Seul is a liberation theologian and former Roman Catholic priest. Retired in 2014, he taught at Berea College in Kentucky for 40 years where he directed Berea's Peace and Social Justice Studies Program.
PCR discusses the economic and social consequences of the Corona virus, and proposes some revolutionary ideas on how to deal with the problem, including health care for all, nationalization of big banks, forgiveness of debt to consumers... Fascinating conversation
Colleen Cowles is an attorney, an advocate, a Mom with personal experience, and author of the new book, War On Us: How the War on Drugs and Myths About Addiction are a War on All of Us
Jan 20, 2020 1
Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling-- In Depth Interview
Jeffrey Sterling, former clandestine CIA Case officer, holds a law degree from Washington University. He is a formerly imprisoned whistleblower, who denies the charges against him and is the author of Unwanted Spy: The Persecution of an American Whistleblower
Michael Ventrella is an appellate and criminal defense attorney who has taught constitutional law at a number of colleges in the Philly and Boston areas. He’s the author of the book, How to Argue the Constitution with a Conservative
NYTimes best-selling author Jonathan Maberry has had his book turned into a Netflix series, VWars. He talks about it, about his experience being the son of a Ku Klux Klan leader and about the life and work of writing.
Comedian Steve Bhaerman AKA Swami Beyondananda says, "Main thing I am focusing on that weaves both my humor and political / evolutionary brand is the connection between comedy and evolution, helping us evolve past the this or that, dueling dualities ... how "seeing funny" changes our perception, opens our hearts and minds..
Progressives need to work to fight Big Ag in rural areas. So says George Goehl,the director of People’s Action and the People’s Action Institute a federation of community-based organizations across the country that bring poor and working-class people together to win economic and racial justice.
Rupert Sheldrake has celebrated and vilified for his book, A New Science of Life: The Hypothesis of Morphic Resonance, which proposes that when a behavior is manifested in the universe, the more it is manifested the more likely and more easily it will appear again.
Nov 29, 2019
Tips from Digital marketing Prodigy Marc Guberti
Marc Guberti hosts Breakthrough Success Podcast He has been blogging since he was 11, when he began writing about the Boston Red Sox. Now in his early twenties, he is also a USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author. More than 100,000 students in more than 180 countries have enrolled in his online courses. Breakthrough Success reveals how listeners can win at business and life.
Ward Hayes Wilson is a Senior Fellow and director of Realist Revolt, which you can find at realistrevolt.org Was funded with close to a million dollars, over six years by the Norwegian and Swiss foreign ministries. He's the author of the book, Five Myths About Nuclear Weapons Time for thinking is over"time to action
Riane Eisler's groundbreaking books include The Chalice and the Blade, Tomorrow’s Children, Real Wealtrh of Nations and she is co-author of her new book is Nurturing Our Humanity; How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future
CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou discusses Ukraine Phone Call WHistleblower
Danny Haiphong is co-author of the book American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: A People's History of Fake News-From the Revolutionary War to the War on Terror.
Nov 2, 2019
The New Authoritarianism: David Renton
David Renton is a barrister, historian and anti-fascist activist. He is the author of Fascism Theory and Practice. His new book is The New Authoritarians: Convergence on The Right What are the characteristics of authoritarians and authoritarianism? Are there authoritarians on both the left and right? What kind of person becomes an authoritarian What is the nature of today’s authoritarian movements?
Starting over 160,000 years ago, Abulafia shares his thinking on how the seas changed humanity. David Abulafia is Emeritus Professor of Mediterranean History at Cambridge University. He is the author of many books, including The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean. His newest book, which we’ll be discussing, is The Boundless Sea: A Human History of the Oceans
Mardy Grothe has created a collection of 1000 quotations, all pre-21st century, some going back 500, 1000 or more years, which brilliantly describe Donald Trump. This was a really fun interview.
A Democratic economy is the future we need and the great news is it is already beginning to happen. Marjorie Kelly cites examples of how people, companies and cities are already moving to the next economic phase
Peter Hawkins talks about the need for "WeQ" in leadership-- thinking about all the stakeholders-- management, employees, customers, community, ecology. This even applies to professional sports teams.
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