CONVERSATIONS WITH REMARKABLE MINDS
What we might expect from a Hillary Clinton White House and a look at truth behind America’s aggression against Vladimir Putin and Russia
Danny Sheehan is one of our nation’s most important and influential Constitutional and public interest lawyers. During the past 45 years he has handled such public interest cases as the Pentagon Papers, the Watergate Break In, Iran Contra and the Silkwood murder case. He has represented victims of he Three Mile Island nuclear disaster and fought against the American Nazi Party on hate crimes. He is the founder of the Christic Institute and the Romero Institute, the latter being a nonprofit public policy center in Santa Cruz California. Danny has his law degree from Harvard University and later returned to study at the Harvard Divinity School.. He is the author of “The People’s Advocate: The Life and Legal History of America’s Most Fearless Public Defence Lawyer,” And his websites are DanielPSheehan.com AND RomeroInstitute.org
The Climate Change tipping points and the failure of the US and developed nations to address its full impact and threats to human existence.
The real Syrian Narrative – what is really happening in Aleppo – and cutting through the American mainstream misinformation and lies
The real Syrian Narrative -- cutting through the American mainstream misinformation and lies
Disrobing the deception behind the enormous public relations and propaganda network supporting the Big Chemical Agricultural Industry such as Monsanto and Dupont
Stacy Malkan is the co-founder of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, which seeks to remove harmful chemicals from the beauty products and which followed her award winning book “Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry.” She is currently the co-founder and director of US Right To Know and was the media director for California Right to Know. Earlier Stacy was spearheaded the communications for Health Care Without Harm which succeeded in having mercury removed from hospitals and closed down medical waste incinerators around the world. She has appeared in the Human Experiment produced by Sean Penn and other films. Experience Life Magazine listed her as one of the five visionaries leading the charge to better health.
Gary Ruskin is the co-founder and executive director of US Right to Know, a non profit organization with the mission to bring transparency and accountability to our nation’s food and GMO industries and expose corporate failures that threaten the public’s health. In 2012, he was the campaign manager for California Right to Know (Proposition 37) and earlier directed the Congressional Accountability Project for 14 years, which opposed corruption in the U.S. Congress. For nine years, Gary was executive director and co-founder of Commercial Alert and also served as the director for the Center for Corporate Policy. He has often been quoted in major newspapers across the country and has appeared scores of times on national TV news programs. He received his undergraduate degree in religion from Carleton College, and a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. US Right to Know’s website is USRTK.org
CONVERSATIONS WITH REMARKABLE MINDS
The theological deification of capitalist market, the secular quest for prosperity and why we should be deeply concerned. .
Professor Harvey Cox is one of America’s most preeminent theologians and the Hollis Research Professor emeritus at Harvard Divinity School, the oldest professorship at Harvard going back to 1721. Prof. Cox has been called one of the most important liberal theologians during the last half century and a leading trend spotter in American religion. He has also been a prominent civil rights and anti-war activist throughout his career. His book, The Secular City published in 1965 remains one of the most read theological books in the nation and predicted much of what we now witness unfolding as dogmatic religious beliefs become stronger and secular values take on higher spiritual value and meaning. Forty years ago, Prof. Cox viewed this as a maturing of humanity and a divine gift, rather than a threat to religion. Now at 87 years old, Prof. Cox has published another text – “The Market as God” (Harvard University Press) – which lays down the argument along with Pope Francis’ observation that the capitalist market has been deified and has reached divine status in post modern civilization and consequently our ethical problems dealing with rampant inequality, climate change and global poverty are more difficult to solve.
The War No One Wants to Talk About – Is there a genocide underway in Yemen?
Cutting through the lies and of Washington and American media
Kim Sharif is an attorney in the UK and the director of the non-profit human justice organization Human Rights of Yemen. She is Yemeni by birth, a Shiite Muslim, and leading figure exposing the media lies both in the US and the UK over the illegal war being waged by Saudi Arabia upon the diverse populations in Yemen and with the military assistance of the US and UK. She has been campaigning on behalf of the people of Yemen since the war started and has taken part in many NGO human rights and anti war panels in the UK and Geneva to increase public awareness of the genocide underway.
A look at US Foreign Policy and American global hegemony through the eyes of the US government’s support of Salafi terrorism and its war on terror
Our guest has a very unique background that is rarely ever heard on a more liberal program. Dr. Scott Bennett is a US Army Special Operations Officer who specialized in global psychological operations and warfare. He was also a counter-terrorism analyst for one of the nation’s largest defense contractors Booz Allen Hamilton – the same firm Edward Snowden worked at when he released the troves of documents to Glen Greenwald at the Guardian. Dr. Benett has worked at the highest levels of government – US Special Ops Command, US Central Command, the State Department coordinator for counterterrorism and other federal agencies. From 2003 to 2008 he served in the Bush administration and before that was a research fellow at the conservative Heritage Foundation. IN addition, Scott turned whistleblower filing numerous reports to Congress on corruption within the government and military, including international banking funding of Salafi terrorism including ISIS. He was also charged, stood trial and incarcerated in a federal prison where he met whistleblower Brad Birkenfeld who revealed the Swiss banks such as UBS tax evasion operations, and much more that we will discuss. Scott has written and important book of his experiences and investigations – “Shell Game: A Military Whistleblowing Report About the Betrayal and Coverup by the US Government of the Union Bank of Switzerlan Terrorist Finance Connection to Edward Snowden’s Leaks about Booz Allen Hamilton and US Central Command” His website is ArmyPsyOp.wix.com/scottbennett where you can find further information, publications, and videos and presentations.
The case of the US government genocide of indigenous Americans