Archive for January 2019

What is really happening in Venezuela and the US-supported coup underway

Prof William Robinson is Professor of Sociology and Latin American Studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He is also on the university’s faculty in its Global and International Studies Program. William is a scholar activist, deeply involved in Third World struggles for social justice, the Latin American radical left, popular empowerment of populations and participatory democracy and government.  His areas of focus include globalization, transnationalism, political economics, immigration and a variety of sociological issues. William received his graduate degrees from the University of New Mexico. His article's appear on Global Research and he has published nine books, his latest being “Into the Tempest: Essays on the New Global Capitalism."  His earlier "Global Capitalism and the Crisis of Humanity,”takes a hard look at the totalitarian structures and agenda of the transnational capitalist class that promotes neoliberal restructuring and trade liberalization.   His website is SOC.UCSB.edu/Faculty/Robinson

What is really happening in Venezuela and the US-supported coup underway  

Greg Palast is a journalist’s journalist, whose news breaking stories appear on BBC Television, The Guardian and Rolling Stone Magazine. The British Tribune has called Greg  “the most important investigative journalist in our time.” He produced over a dozen films for BBC's Newsnight and has won many awards including from the Financial Times,  the National Press Club and the George Orwell Courage in Journalism. Greg broke many important stories including the official story behind the Exxon Valdez, the civil racketeering behind the Shoreham Nuclear Plant, the purging of votes in Florida during the Bush-Gore election, vulture funds, the Deep Horizon oil spill and more recently voter fraud during the past two presidential elections. He directed the recent film The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, which follows Donald Trump's wildest claims, based on his New York Times bestselling books, including Armed Madhouse.  Greg holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago.  His website is  GregPalast.com

CONVERSATIONS WITH REMARKABLE MINDS

The National Security State and its control over Washington and the American public

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

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:


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