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Friday, May 27, 2016



Friday, May 27, 2016

3-3:45 Alan Watts, "Thusness" Part 1 of 5

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3:45 – 5:55 The Thom Hartmann Program

What Do People Do On Social Media That Makes You Crazy? (Thom Reveals His Pet Peeves Too!)

Article: "Why Is Clinton Disliked?" by David Brooks.

Article: "Spending A Lot of Time On Social Media? You Might Be Depressed" by Caitlin Gallagher.

Book: Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging by Sebastian Junger.

FaceBook: "What do people do on Social Media that make you crazy? I'm revealing my "crazy" -Thom" by Thom Hartmann.

How Do You Feel About Elizabeth Warren As VP With Either Bernie Or Hillary?

Article: "US companies' cash pile hits $1.7tn" by Eric Platt.

Quote: "I don't want to abolish government. I simply want to reduce it to the size where I can drag it into the bathroom and drown it in the bathtub" by Grover Norquist.

Book: Listen, Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People? by Thomas Frank.

Speech: "1888 Grover Cleveland State Of The Union Address" (iron heel).

Article: "Apple hires former Tesla engineer to boost car effort" by Tim Bradshaw.

Article: "Bernie Sanders to hold a rally in Bakersfield Saturday" by The Bakersfield Californian.

Site: Real Clear Politics - Election 2016.

Talk Media News Segment:
- Victoria Jones

Time To Hold Exxon Mobile Accountable for Climate Change Cover-Up
- Farron Cousins, Ring of Fire/Trial Lawyer Magazine

Article: "Hold Exxon accountable for climate change coverup" by Ed Fallon.

Article: "ExxonMobil Shareholders Vote to Ignore Climate Change Completely" by Alissa Walker.

Law: "Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act", 1970 (RICO).

Article: "After Taking Verizon Cash, Hillary Joins the Verizon Picket Line" by Jim Swift.

Article: "Secret Service takes on new credentialing role for conventions" by Hadas Gold.

Article: "My father warned Exxon about climate change in the 1970s. They didn't listen" by Claudia Black-Kalinsky.

Article: "Exxon: The Road Not Taken" by Neela Banerjee, Lisa Song and David Hasemyer.

Book: Theory of Moral Sentiments, Adam Smith, 1759.

Speech: "Crisis of Confidence" by Jimmy Carter, July 15, 1979.

Article: "Jimmy Carter's Solar Panel Returns To DC" by Kate Sheppard.

Site: "Democracy Spring".

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Conversations with Great Minds:
- Sebastian Junger, Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging/Vanity Fair

5:55-6 KPFK Community Calendar

KPFK Switchboard has printed copy at hand (818) 985-2711 ext. 0.

Thursday, May 26, 2016



Thursday, May 26, 2016

3-4 Dave Emory, "For the Record #890 Tracking from the Far Right: Update on the Adventures of Eddie the Friendly Spook

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ALSO: Pterrafractyl and other expert listeners are making a huge contribution, updating the website with information on many subjects that Dave doesn't have time to cover in the programs. Comments Line: comments that come in -- are a major and continuously updated source of information. Only a tiny fraction of this will ever make it into the program--it is simply too voluminous.

4-5 John Kiriakou ” The War on Whistleblowers”

From Alternative Radio, 1 (800) 444-1977,

5--6 The Thom Hartmann Program

Conversations with Great Minds:
- Jim Hightower, Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow Description: Description: Description: Description: Twitter


Best of the Rest: Is Debbie Wasserman Schultz Getting Dropped?
- Michael Winship, Moyers & Company/Writers Guild of America East  Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Twitter  Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Twitter  Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Twitter

PLUS, The Koch Bros Right Wing Lab....
- Alex Kotch PhD, Independent Reporter  Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Twitter

Daily Take: Did the Fossil Fuel Industry Bring Us to the Point of No Return?


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5:55 KPFK Community Calendar

KPFK Switchboard has printed copy at hand (818) 985-2711 ext. 0.

OUTRO MUSIC: Judy Collins, ‘Nightingale III’ from “Whales & Nightingales” CD

Wednesday, May 25, 2016



Wednesday, May 25, 2016

3-3:30 Health Update (Fluoridation)

“Our Daily Dose” - film by Jeremy Seifert

Film at:

Basic historical articles on fluoridation ignored for years

‘Fluoride, Teeth and the Atomic Bomb’

‘Fluoride: Commie Plot or Capitalist Ploy?’

3:30-4:45 Rich Hanson, PhD “The Neurodharma of Love: Rewire Your Brain for Healthy Relationships”

Part 1 of 4: “The Foundations of Self-Directed Neuroplasticity”

From Sounds True 1 (800) 333-9185,

4:45-6 The Thom Hartmann Program

Election 2016...Democracy is Messy and That's a Good Thing!
- Stephanie Miller, The Stephanie Miller Show  
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rticle: "BUSTED: Trump-loving comment trolls pose as Sanders and Clinton supporters to divide Democrats" by Bethania Palma Markus.

Events: "Sexy Liberal Tour".

What Happened to the Democratic Party?
- Thomas Frank, Listen Liberal  Description: Description: Description: Twitter

Book: Pity The Billionaire by Thomas Frank.

Book: The Wrecking Crew by Thomas Frank.

Book: What's the Matter with Kansas? by Thomas Frank.

Law: "Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act", 2010.

Law: "Glass-Steagall Act", 1933.

Law: Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (1999) (Financial Services Modernization Act Of 1999).

Law: "Commodity Futures Modernization Act", 2000.

Article: "Consumer Financial Protection Bureau" (CFPB) by Wikipedia.

Article: "Credit Default Swap - CDS" by Investopedia.

How Do We Take the Election Back From the Media?
- Jeff Cohen, Ithaca College/F.A.I.R./Roots Action/Cable News Confidential  
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Tuesday, May 24, 2016



Tuesday, May 24, 2016

3-4:30 Thich Nhat Hanh “Body and Mind are One”

From Sounds True, 1 (800) 333-9185,

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4:30-6 The Thom Hartmann Program

The Biggest Threat To Our Democracy & What We Can Do About It
- Congressman Rick Nolan (D-MN, 8th District) Description: Description: Description: Twitter  Description: Description: Description: Twitter

Article: "Rep. Nolan: 'The future of democracy' depends on stopping 'dialing for dollars'" by Libby Watson.

Case: "Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission" (2010).

Article: "Nolan: Members of Congress Should be Governing, Not Telemarketing" (STOP Act) by Rep. Rick Nolan.

Article: "Constitution of the United States", article 3 section 2. "... the supreme Court shall have appellate Jurisdiction, both as to Law and Fact, with such Exceptions, and under such Regulations as the Congress shall make..."

Article: "The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection (Continued)" (Federalist 10) by James Madison.

Article: "Star Tribune: Release the 28 pages on financial backers of 9/11" by Rep. Rick Nolan.

Movie: "Charlie Wilson's War".

Site: California Voter Registration.

Article: "Nolan Announces Seven Point 'Restore Democracy Act' to "Change the way we do politics in America"" by Rep. Rick Nolan.

Be sure to check out our newest video: RESTORATION - narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio & Thom Hartmann, directed by Leila Conners / Visit to check out all the videos: CARBON, LAST HOURS & GREEN WORLD RISING - narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio & Thom Hartmann, directed by Leila Conners

Need to Know: LIVE From Baltimore... Judge Clears Officer in Freddie Gray Death
- Anya Parampil, RT Description: Description: Twitter  Description: Description: Twitter 

Big Picture Progressive Roundtable:
Mike Lux, Democracy Partners/The Progressive Revolution: How The Best In America Came To Be Description: Description: Twitter
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- Lacy Crawford, Social Security Works  
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- Joel D. Joseph, Made In the USA Foundation/Inequality in America: 10 Causes and 10 Cures Description: Description: Twitter
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