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Friday, December 2, 2016



Friday, December 02, 2016

3-3:45 Alan Watts "Zen Reconsidered” Part 4 (concluding All info:

3:45-4:45 Caroline Casey, "Visionary Activist Show:"

Caroline welcomes Bob Gough, long time Lakota lawyer, filing scouting reports from Standing Rock segueing into Daniel Brezenoff (Political Activist, Writer, Professor of Human Services) will be on to discuss the upcoming Electoral College vote and his campaign of nationwide grassroots action and getting ready for actions at state capitals on December 19. Sign petition .

Caroline's Website:

4:45 Randi Rhodes summarizes contractual goal of the demonstration.

Now on the web M-F 1-3pm Pacific Time!

4:45 – 6 The Thom Hartmann Program

Issues of the day and your calls
- Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)

Article: "Angus King: Trump's not draining swamp, he's adding alligators" by Mark Hensch.

Article: "Nancy Pelosi re-elected as House Democratic leader" by Deirdre Walsh and Manu Raju.

Article: "Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement" (TPP) by EFF

Article: "Tax inversion" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Pocan

Introduces Legislation to Limit Corporate Tax Inversions

" by Rep. Mark Pocan.

Article: "Jefferson's Manual of Parliamentary Practice and Rules of the House of Representatives, sec. 53".

Article: "Keith Ellison enters race to lead Democratic National Committee" by Lauren Gambino.

Law: "Buy American Act", 1933.

Law: "Sherman Antitrust Act", 1890.

Site: Roosevelt Institute.

Bill: "H.R.449 - Discharge Student Loans in Bankruptcy Act of 2015" by Rep. Delaney, John K. [D-MD-6] .

Article: "List of current members of the United States Congress by wealth" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Net worth of United States Senators and Representatives" by BallotPedia.

Election 2016 - No-BS Guide to the Presidential Vote Recount
- Investigative Journalist/Filmmaker Greg Palast, Rolling Stone Magazine/The Best Democracy Money Can Buy

Site: .

Video: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.

DVD: "The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires & Ballot Bandits" by Greg Palast.

Article: "The No-BS Inside Guide to the Presidential Vote Recount" by Greg Palast.

Article: "Voter Purges Alter U.S. Political Map" by Greg Palast.


Big Picture Interview: Congress About to Cave To Big Pharma Again...and Again...
- America's Lawyer Mike Papantonio, Ring of Fire Radio/Law and Disorder
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Thursday, December 1, 2016



Thursday, December 01, 2016

3-4 Dave Emory, "For the Record #926: Painting Oswald “Red,” Part 2: ‘Oswald’ in Mexico City”

Detailed, annotated written description for this program available at:

Dave's website:

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 Yassmin Abdel-Magied “Recognizing Bias”

Recorded in Ottawa, Ontario on June 25, 2016.

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

5—5:55 The Thom Hartmann Program

Elaine Chao, Mitch McConnell & the Family's Shadowy Shipping Company
- Lee Fang, The Intercept<>/(formerly w/The Nation<>) [cid:image003.jpg@01D24B92.4E8EDE60] <> [cid:image003.jpg@01D24B92.4E8EDE60] <> [cid:image003.jpg@01D24B92.4E8EDE60] <>
Article: "Mitch McConnell's Freighted Ties to a Shadowy Shipping Company<>" by Lee Fang, October 30, 2014.

Trump's Agenda for Privatizing the Commons, What Would Libertarians Do?
- Charles Sauer, The Market Institute [cid:image003.jpg@01D24B92.4E8EDE60] <>
Article: "Trump appoints Betsy DeVos as education secretary" by BBC.<>
Case: "Plessy v. Ferguson", 1896 (separate but equal).<>
Book: Thom Hartmann's Complete Guide to ADHD by Thom Hartmann<>
Case: "Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission" (2010)<>
Case: "Buckley v. Valeo", 1976<>
Article: "Libertarian Party Platform 2016".<>
<> Bill: "S.3110 - American Energy and Conservation Act of 2016" by Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA].<>
Activists Who Shut Off Oil Sands Pipeline In Solidarity With Standing Rock Water Protectors Facing 30 Years in Prison
- Ken Ward, Climate Disobedience Center, #ShutItDown [cid:image003.jpg@01D24B92.4E8EDE60] [cid:image003.jpg@01D24B92.4E8EDE60] [cid:image003.jpg@01D24B92.4E8EDE60] <>
Site: #shut It Down - Climate Direct Action.<>
Article: "Climate Direct Action: Activists Halt Flow of Tar Sands Oil by Shutting Off Valves of Five Pipelines" by Democracy Now! October 12, 2016.<>
Article: "Charges dropped against pair who filmed pipeline protest" by Gene Johnson.<>
Article: "Washington GOPer Proposes Charging Protesters With 'Economic Terrorism'" by Allegra Kirkland.<>
Article: "Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Told to Leave by Dec. 5" by James MacPherson.<>
Article: "Landmark U.S. Federal Climate Lawsuit" by Our Children's Trust.<>
<> Site: Sierra Club<>
Site: NASA: Global Climate Change.<>
Article: "The North Pole is an insane 36 degrees warmer than normal as winter descends" by Chris Mooney and Jason Samenow.<>
Article: "A Wrenching Choice for Alaska Towns in the Path of Climate Change" by Erica Goode.<>

Thom's Website:

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

5:55-6 KPFK Community Calendar

The KPFK Switchboard has a printed copy at hand - (818) 985-2711, M-F 9am-5pm.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016



Tuesday, November 29, 2016

3-4 Joseph M. Marshall III, “Living the Lakota Way: Learning from the Land. the Spirits, and Our Ancestors”

Session 5 of 6: ‘Healing’

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

4--5:55 The Thom Hartmann Program

The Trump Reality Show Just Elevated Voter Fraud Sky High

Article: "Here's How We Can Really Protect America" by Thom Hartmann.

Article: "Voter Purges Alter U.S. Political Map" by Greg Palast.

Article: "Potential Conflicts Around the Globe for Trump, the Businessman President" by Richard C. Paddock, Eric Lipton, Ellen Barry, Rod Nordland, Danny Hakim and Simon Romero.

Did the End of Unionization Kill the Tennessee School Bus Children?
- Mike Elk, Payday Report

Article: "Deadly Chattanooga School Bus Company Has Long History of Worker Intimidation & Safety Violations" by Mike Elk.

Case: "Buckley v. Valeo", 1976.

Article: "15th Amendment" (right to vote), February 3, 1870

Law: "Voting Rights Act of 1965".

Article: "Fidel Castro death: Cubans queue to pay their respects" by BBC.

Article: "Fidel Castro" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Fulgencio

Batista" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Bay of Pigs Invasion" by Wikipedia.

Book: Watergate: The Hidden History: Nixon, The Mafia, and The CIA by Lamar Waldron.

Book: "Ultimate Sacrifice" by Lamar Waldron with Thom Hartmann.

Book: "Legacy of Secrecy" by Lamar Waldron with Thom Hartmann.

Article: "Sanders Statement on Carrier and Outsourcing" by Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Article: "Secret Back Door in Some U.S. Phones Sent Data to China, Analysts Say" by Matt Apuzzo and Michael S. Schmidt.

Article: "Flight Restrictions Over Standing Rock: Is The FAA Effectively Taking Sides In Pipeline Dispute?" by John Goglia.

Article: "Clinton campaign agrees to back Jill Stein's election recount effort: Lawyer" by Adam Howard and Alexandra Jaffe.

The Trump Resistance Is Growing! #NotMyPresident #TheResistance
- Valerie Ervin, Working Families Party

Events: Nov 23 - Dec 4. "Resist Trump! Join an Emergency Community Meeting".

Speech: "Great Society" by Wikipedia.

Article: "New Deal" by Wikipedia.

Book: "Sideswiped: Lessons Learned Courtesy of the Hit Men of Capitol Hill" by Robert Ney.

Article: "François Fillon wins French primary to be candidate for the right" by Angelique Chrisafis.

Video: For-Profit Health Care Parasites Want To Privatize The U.K. Health System! (w/Guest: Dr. Bob Gill).

Article: "Stop Perpetuating The Myth Of Vote Fraud To Distract From The Reality Of Massive Voter Suppression" by Kristen Clarke.

Article: "A Better Old Age: How Income Can Improve Later-life Mental Health" by Adelaida Correa Miranda.

Article: "Social Security and cognition: A surprising link" by Aimee Picchi.

Article: "The Impact of Social Security Income on Cognitive Function at Older Ages" by Padmaja Ayyagari, David Frisvold (subscription needed for pdf).

Article: "Trump Turned Away Intel Briefings But Spread A Rumor Made Popular By One Guy On Twitter" by Dana Liebelson, Ben Walsh.

Article: "United States Senate election in Wisconsin, 2016" by BallotPedia.

Movie: "It's a Wonderful Life".

Video: Bernie Sanders: full interview with Dana Bash.

Law: "Help America Vote Act" (2002).

Site: Free Speech TV

Event: Nov 28 6:30pm EST, C-SPAN: Michael Chertoff Discusses Homeland Security and Terrorist Threats.

Article: "Board of Directors" by BAe Systems.

Big Picture Progressive Roundtable: The Trump Reality Show Just Elevated Voter Fraud Sky High
- Valerie Ervin, Working Families Party
- Kymone Freeman, We Act Radio/Black Lives Matter DC

Big Picture Interview: Washington Post Promotes Shadowy Website
- Max Blumenthal, AlterNet Grayzone Project/The 51 Day War

Big Picture Fact: What Happens When The Rainforests Are Gone?


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5:55-6 KPFK Community Calendar


Sunday, November 27, 2016


Friday, November 25, 2016

3-4 Alan Watts "Zen Reconsidered” Part 3 of 4

All info:

INTRO MUSIC: ‘You Want It Darker’ from “You Want It Darker” CD

4-5 Caroline Casey, "Visionary Activist Show:"

Post Cataclysmic Election Town Hall

Caroline's Website:

5 – 5:55 The Thom Hartmann Program

‘Conversations With Great Minds’: Norman Lear

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