Archive for February 2019

American interventionism -- How the US interferes in the outcome of elections and promotes regime change around the world

Dan Kovalik is a human rights and labor justice attorney, a peace activist, and an adjunct professor of international Human Rights at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. His work has focused on Latin America. He has worked on tort cases against Coca Cola, Drummond Company and Occidental Petroleum over human rights abuses in Colombia. Christian Science Monitor named Prof. Kovalik as one of America's most prominent defenders of Colombian workers under threat of assassination, which earned him a Project Censored Award. Dan also works as the Senior General Counsel for the United Steelworkers union. A graduate of Columbia University Law School, he contributes frequently to Counterpunch, TeleSur, Huffington Post and other news sites.   He has published books on the scapegoating of Russia and US efforts to overthrow the Iranian government. His most recent book is "The Plot to Control the World: How the US Spent Billions to Change the Outcome of Elections Around the World." 

CONVERSATIONS WITH REMARKABLE MINDS

What can we learn from history to help guide us in today's crisis?

Dr. Jim Garrison is the founding President of Ubiquity University and the Wisdom School of Graduate Studies, an international school of higher education built upon transformational principles of whole brain and whole systems learning. The university operates with partners all over the world. As the co-founder and President of the Gorbachev Foundation, Jim was instrumental in the founding of the State of the World Forum  to lay a template for a  more sustainable global civilization.  In the late 80s he served as the executive director of the Esalen Institute Soviet-American Exchange, and founded the International Foreign Policy Association in collaboration with Secretary of State George Schultz and Georgian President Edward Shevardnadze. He is the author of “America as Empire: Global Leader or Rogue Power? and “Civilization and the Transformation of Power” Jim has graduate degrees in religion and theology from Harvard and Cambridge universities. His websites are UbiquityUniversity.org and WisdomUniversity.org 

Special broadcast on AIDS/HIV – Where is the paradigm today?

David Crowe is the President of the Alberta Reappraising AIDS and ReThinking AIDS, whose website he hosts at the www.ReThinkingAIDS.com  website, a science and news resource on all international research and commentary challenging the current HIV/AIDS model.  He is also the former president and treasurer for the Green Party in Alberta Canada.   David hosts the radio show “The Infectious Myth” on the Progressive Radio Network every Tuesday at 2:00 pm Eastern time.

Special broadcast on AIDS/HIV – Where is the paradigm today?

David Crowe is the President of the Alberta Reappraising AIDS and ReThinking AIDS, whose website he hosts at the www.ReThinkingAIDS.com  website, a science and news resource on all international research and commentary challenging the current HIV/AIDS model.  He is also the former president and treasurer for the Green Party in Alberta Canada.   David hosts the radio show “The Infectious Myth” on the Progressive Radio Network every Tuesday at 2:00 pm Eastern time.

Israel's booming "battle-tested surveillance and spying technology industry

Antony Loewenstein is an Israel-based Australian independent journalist, author and documentarian.  He writes a column for the Guardian in the UK and his articles have appeared in all the major and alternative publications, including the New York Tmies, The Nation, Haaretz in Israel, The Australian, Foreign Policy, Electronic Intifada, Tikkun and many others. Over the years he has reported from Israel, Pakistan, Haiti, Papua New Guinea and has written several controversial and best selling books on Israel and Zionism, the political right, vulture capitalism, and the environment. His documentary, A Different Kind of Jew, was a finalist for the UN Media Peace Award.  Antony’s latest book is the controversial acclaimed "My Israel Question."  And he is also the author of a very important investigation into the new corporate order of world governance today – “Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing Out of Catastrophe,” which is being made into a movie. His website is AntonyLoewenstein.com


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