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Was there any spiritual meaning to the 1960s and its legacy today

 

Tobias Churton is regarded as a world authority on Gnosticism and Western esotericism and spirituality. He has been appointed as an Honorary Fellow at Exeter University in the UK and holds a masters degree in theology from Brasenose College at Oxford. Earlier he worked with BBC on its documentary projects and produced the excellent BBC docu-drama series Gnosticism, which won the NY TV Festival Gold Award for best religious series. He has written many books that are thoroughly documented dealing with the history of esotericism and spirituality in the West.  As a poet and musician, he is also working on dramatic project focused on William Blake. His most recent book is "The Spiritual Meaning of the Sixties: The Magic, Myth adn Music of the Decade that Changed the World" -- 600 page tome that covers perhaps all aspects of the 60s generation, both its pros and its cons. His website is TobiasChurton.com

Why geoengineering activities should be included in the equation of anthropogenic climate change that is warming and destroying the planet.  

Dane Wigington is a geoengineering scientist with a background in solar energy who is highly regarded as one of the foremost experts and commentators on stratospheric aerosol geoengineering and solar radiation management.   Dane is a former employee at Bechtel Power Corporation and worked on the first commercial solar plants in the United States.  As a climate researcher, he has been studying geoengineering technology and operations for 15 years.  He has appeared  in many documentary films and pubic appearances educating the public about the adverse effects of weather modification and is featured in Michael Murphy’s documentary “Why in the World are They Spraying.” Dane hosts the weekly radio broadcast Global Alert News every Wednesday at 2 pm Eastern Time on the Progressive Radio Network and directs the website GeoEngineeringWatch. org for the latest updates and commentaries on geoengineering science and its adverse effects.

James Corbett has been living and working in Japan since 2004. He started The Corbett Report website in 2007 as an outlet for independent critical analysis of politics, society, history, and economics. Since then he has written, recorded and edited thousands of hours of audio and video media for the website, including a podcast and several regular online video series. He is the lead editorial writer for The International Forecaster, the e-newsletter created by the late Bob Chapman.

His work has been carried online by a wide variety of websites and his videos have garnered over 50,000,000 views on YouTube alone. His satirical piece on the discrepancies in the official account of September 11th, “9/11: A Conspiracy Theory” was posted to the web on September 11, 2011 and has so far been viewed nearly 3 million times.

For more information about Corbett and his background, please listen to Episode 163 of The Corbett Report podcast, Meet James Corbett:

The clock is ticking. Why is so little being done?

 

Dr. Guy McPherson is a professor emeritus of Natural Resources, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona.  He has specialized in forest resources, energy decline and climate change and its economic consequences. In the past he has also taught at Texas A&M and University of California at Berkeley. Having become disillusioned with the American university environment and academia, and after attempts by university officials to silence his outspokenness about the human causes of climate change, Guy abandoned his tenured position as a full professor for ethical reasons of conscience. He is the author of several books, the latest co-written with Carolyn Baker entitled “Extinction Dialogs: How to Live with Death in Mind.”  He is also a co-host of the radio program Nature Bats Last heard every Tuesday evening at 3 pm Eastern time on the Progressive Commentary Hour.  His website is  GuyMcpherson.com  

Richard Grove of TragedyAndHope.com joins The Corbett Report to discuss his research into the Rothschild dynasty and how it intersects with the story of WWI.

CHECK OUT THE FULL INTERVIEW HERE

A look at the history of the creation the Saudi Kingdom, its role in current geopolitics and US-Saudi relations that are destabilizing the Middle East. 

 

Ali al-Ahmed is a Saudi scholar and writer who is an expert in Saudi Arabia's political affairs including the history of the Saudi royal family, Islamic movements and Wahhabism, Saudi-American foreign relations and the repressive social and political conditions in the Kingdom.  He is founder and current director at the Institute for Gulf Affairs in Washington DC, a nonpartisan institution that analyzes the political climate throughout the Gulf region. Ali has been an invited speaker at Princeton, Amnesty International, the Hudson Institute and other institutions, and has also consulted for CBS, CNN, PBS, Fox and other major news outlets.  He holds a degree in journalism and an MA in international finance from Saint Thomas University in Minnesota. The Institute's website is GulfInstitute.org  

Chris Hedges is one of our nation’s most insightful cultural critics, social and political activists and investigative journalists. For two decades Chris 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 and other news outlets from over 50 countries.  While at the Times, he received the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for reporting on global terrorism. That same year he received Amnesty International’s Global Award for Human Rights Journalism.   Chris has authored many bestselling books. His most recent  is “America: The Farewell Tour”, a deep on-the-ground  account of America's accelerating economic, social and political decay and the nation's descent into fascism. Chris also hosts the weekly TV program “On Contact,” with interviews prominent dissidents ignored by the media. It  airs every Saturday on Russian TV at RT.com

 

Utrice Leid is a Trinidadian American civil rights activist and journalist. She co-founded The City Sun, a weekly newspaper that covered issues of interest to African Americans in New York City. In 1993, Leid started working at WBAI, where she hosted a talk radio program called Talkback! Utrice is currently the host of Leid Stories, heard every weekday at 1 pm on the Progressive Radio Network. 

The issues for why we deny climate change threats even if we believe in global warming

Prof.  Per Espen Stoknes is a trained clinical and organizational psychologist and a green economist now directing the Center for Climate Strategy at the Norwegian Business School in Oslo where he teaches environmental economics and green growth. He is also a scholar in philosophy and mythology. He also founded clean-energy companies and has been an international adviser in organizational management on four continents and on Scenario Planning -- a strategic model for forecasting future scenarios that inform organizational planning and projects.  Per holds degrees in from the University of Oslo and studied analytical psychology at the CG Jung Institute in Zurich Switzerland.  He is the author of many academic papers and books on the psychology of money. His last book is “What We Think About When We Try Not to Think About Global Warming:  Toward a New Psychology of Climate Action.”  And he is a co-author with climate futurist Jorgen Randers (one of the authors of the seminal Limits of Growth study back in the 1970s who we had on the program years back) -- of International Sustainable Development Goals report commissioned by the Club of Rome with the Stockholm Resilience Center.  His website is Stoknes.no

Neo-fascism in Brazil, and the US-Western neoliberal and imperial agenda for Latin America and the Caribbean  

Aline Cristiane Piva (peeva) is the Assistant Deputy Director at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs in Washington DC and the founder of the organization's Brazil Research Unit.   The council is a liberal research and information non-profit dedicated to promoting constructive American and Canadian policies towards Latin American nations. She is also currently a professor of international law at Bolivaran University in Venezuela. In the past, Aline has worked in media analysis and political campaigns for a Brazilian based international communications agency and collaborates with the Brazilian political blog Nocaute. She holds a degree graduate degree in international law from the State University of Londrina and a second higher degree in international affairs from the University of Brasilia, both in Brazil. Piva's research has focused on democracy in Brazil, US-Cuban foreign relations, Haiti and popular Latin American movements. The council's website is COHA.org

CONVERSATIONS WITH REMARKABLE MINDS

The time is now for a progressive uprising based upon higher spiritual values and ethics.

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. Recently Danny has been a lead attorney on behalf of the Native nations at Standing Rock and handling the dismissal of a case against Chase Iron Eyes for inciting a riot and felony trespassing. He is the founder of the Christic Institute and the Romero Institute, the latter being a nonprofit public policy center in Santa Cruz California. He holds a law degree from Harvard University and later returned to study at the Harvard Divinity School.. Danny 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