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 worldwide. 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. Jim hosts the daily podcast Humanity Rising Summit -- conversations with people at the cutting of cultural change. He holds graduate degrees in religion and theology from Harvard and Cambridge universities. His websites are UbiquityUniversity.org and WisdomUniversity.org 

Dr. Andrew Scull PhD
 

Prof. Andrew Scull is the Distinguished Professor of Sociology Emeritus at the University of California at San Diego, who is widely regarded as one of the world’s most preeminent historians on mental disease and the practice of psychiatry. Prof. Scull holds degrees from Oxford, an MA and PhD in sociology from Princeton and completed post doctoral work in medical history from University College London. He has received many honors, has been listed in Who’s Who in America, and sits on the editorial board of several academic journals such as “History of Psychiatry,” and “Medical History”.  Andrew has appeared in PBS documentaries Mysteries of Mental Illness and The Lobotomist and written over twenty books. His book “Madness in Civilization” is regarded as a classic on the history of mental disorders. His most recent book "Desperate Remedies: Psychiatry's Turbulent Quest to Cure Mental Illness" chronicles psychiatry's American history of bad science, false promises, power and greed and a blatant disregard for patients' well being.

Ezili ("Zili") Danto
 
Ezili Danto is Haitian-American international human rights attorney, political activist and award winning playwright and poet. She is the founding president of the Haitian Lawyers Leadership Network, which is the leading Haitian voice to protect Haitian's civil rights against Western humanitarian and capitalist colonialism and nefarious activities incluing criminalization of poverty, indefinite detention of political prisoners, women and child sex trafficking, orphanage abuse and misappropriation of humanitarian aid.  Zili has become recognized as the foremost legal analyst about the island nation and was the legal foreign consultant to Haiti's first elected president Jean Bertrand Aristide. Her Ezili Danto Witness Program documents human, political and civil rights cases and provides Haitians with access to technological tools to advance the population's advocacy. Zili is a graduate of Boston College and received her judicial doctorate from the University of Connecticut Law School. More information about Zili and work can be found at her website EziliDanto.com and her Haitian Perspectives journal and newsletter at MarguerieLaurant.com. You can learn about her artistic work, theatrical plays, spoken word and poetry through her production company Ezilii Danto's Spoken Word Dance Theater Company.

Peter R. Breggin, MD, has been called "The Conscience of Psychiatry" for his many decades of successful efforts to reform the mental health field. His scientific and educational work has provided the foundation for modern criticism of psychiatric drugs and ECT, and leads the way in promoting more caring and effective therapies. He is the author of dozens of scientific articles and more than twenty books including the bestsellers Talking Back to Prozac (1994, with Ginger Breggin), and Toxic Psychiatry.

  1. West's neoliberal 'age of abundance' is over, as war and sanctions boomerang home (44:44) - Ben Norton of Multipolarista
  • Ben Norton is a journalist, writer, and filmmaker. He is the founder and editor of Multipolarista, and is based in Latin America. Multipolarista is an independent news outlet reporting on the transition to a multipolar world.
The Coin Bureau is your go-to informational portal to the Cryptocurrency galaxy. Guy, the Crypto guy is the captain of this crypto ship and he takes you on this epic journey into the cryptoverse.
 

-Sorelle Amore is an Aussie entrepreneur who focuses on obtaining ultimate levels of freedom in every area of life and is an advocate for alternative and free living.

Scott Ritter is a former US Marine Corp intelligence officer and military strategist during the Cold War with the Soviet Union and in the Middle East. He served as a lead analyst for Marine deployment during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the Iran-Iraq war. During Operation Desert Storm, Scott was the ballistic missile advisor to General Schwarzkopf. Later he assumed the role of the lead United Nations weapons inspector for seven years overseeing the disarmament of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction and biological agents program. He was one of the most forceful critics of the Bush administration's claims that Sadaam Hussain possessed WMDs. Scott is now an author and lecturer who has been very public about the American media's misinformation campaign about Russia's incursion into Ukraine and the gross failure's of the Biden White House foreign affairs policies and actions. 

Robert Kennedy Jr is an ardent defender of the environment and the health of children. As a leading international protector of the environment Bobby is the founder and president of the WaterKeeper Alliance and Children's Health Defense -- a advocacy organization dedicating to enlightening the public about toxic risks to children, including vaccines and aluminum, fluoride, pesticides, food additives, EMF technology among others. The organization is also a watchdog on federal and state vaccine policies. Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, Bobby has become one of our more insightful critics into the malpractice and failed policies of our eeral health agencies, such as Anthony Fauci's National Institute for Allergies and Infectious Disease, the FDA and the Trump and Biden administrations. Bobby's book "The Real Anthony Fauci: Bill Gates Big Pharma, and the Global War on Democracy and Public Health' has sold well over a million copies. His most recent book is 'A Letter to Liberals: Censorship and COVID, An Attack on Science and American Ideals"   Robert holds a degree from Harvard, and law degrees from the University of Virginia and Pace University School of Law.  Earlier Robert served as the Assistant District Attorney for New York City.  His websites are ChildrensHealthDefense.org and  RobertFKennedyJr.com
 
 

The New Authoritarians and the Covid-19 pandemics role in transforming civilization  

Dr. Naomi Wolf is the CEO of the Daily Clout, a nonprofit that enables people to see, share and affect live legislative bills which otherwise would be largely non-transparent and passed in behind closed doors.  She is perhaps best known as a feminist leader, journalist and author writing about women's rights, abortion, the Occupy Movement, the emerging totalitarianism in the US and more recently the Covid pandemic and creeping institutional tyranny.  Her articles have appeared in The Nation, the Guardian and Huffington Post.  Naomi recently released her eleventh book "The Bodies of Others: The New Authoritarians, Covid-19 and the War Against the Human" which uveils the forces of Big Tech, Big Pharma and an oligarchic elite to use the Covid-19 pandemic as an opportunity to revision our civilization against the will and freedoms of the people. Naomi graduated from Yale University as a Rhodes Scholar to attend Oxford University where she later received her doctorate in English Language and Literature. In the past she has taught at Barnard College, Stoney Brook and George Washington University. She hosts a weekly program Daily Clout, which can be heard every Saturday at 1 pm on the Progressive Radio Network. Her website is DailyClout.io

Dr. Roger Hodkinson

Dr. Roger Hodkinson is a highly respected board certified pathologist in the US and Canada, and serves as the the CEO and Medical Director of MedMalDoctors, which provides evidence-based counseling to legal firms and institutions on medical malpractice. In Canada, Dr Hodkinson has made a name for himself as a popular and leading opponent to the Trudeau government's authoritarian Covid pandemic policies. He is a sharp critic of the abuse of medical science and knowledge in the handling of the pandemic and the push to mandate the vaccines and institutionalize vaccine IDs and passports. Roger has a very lengthy and impressive background. He is the chairman of an American company doing DNA sequencing. He has been recognized by the Court of the Queen's Bench in Alberta as an expert on pathology and is a former chairman of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Examination Committee. Roger was also the president of the Alberta Society of Laboratory Physicians and taught on the faculty of the University of Alberta's Medical School. He received most of his education, including his medical degrees at Cambridge University in the UK. 

  1. The elite that has taken almost all the money is now after everything else as well | Neil Oliver (10:30)
Neil Oliver is a Scottish television presenter, archaeologist, historian and author. He is best known as the presenter of several documentary series on archaeology and history, including A History of Scotland, Vikings, and Coast. He is also an author of popular history books and historical fiction.
 
 

Besides being a physicist, ecologist, activist, editor, and author of numerous books, Vandana Shiva is a tireless defender of the environment. She is the founder of Navdanya, a movement for biodiversity conservation and farmers’ rights. She is also the founder and director of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Natural Resource Policy. Shiva fights for changes in the practice and paradigms of agriculture and food: “I don’t want to live in a world where five giant companies control our health and our food.”


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