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Friday, January 27, 2017



Friday, January 27, 2017

3-4 Alan Watts, "Reality, Art, and Illusion" Part 4 (concluding)

All info:

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

Guest: Pat Ewing.

From KPFA. Caroline's Website:

5 – 5:55 The Thom Hartmann Program

Do Dems Oppose Everything Trumpian...or Do They Pick Their Battles?
- Larry Cohen, Our Revolution/Democracy Initiative

Article: "Democrats Want To Pick Their Battles With Trump. Their Base Wants All-Out War." by Jennifer Bendery.

Article: "Cory Booker Joins Senate Republicans to Kill Measure to Import Cheaper Medicine From Canada" by Zaid Jilani, David Dayen.

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

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

Law: "Sherman Antitrust Act", 1890.

Site: "The No Billionaires Campaign".

Documentary: Where to Invade Next - Michael Moore.

Book: Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right by Jane Mayer

Site: American Federation of Teachers (AFT) - Randi Weingarten.

Site: Democratic National Committee

The Big Picture: Are We In The Beginnings Of Totalitarianism?

Big Picture Interview: The First Shocks Of Trump's Disaster Capitalism - Mike Papantonio, America's Lawyer/Ring of Fire Radio/Law and Disorder

Big Picture Panel: Rogue Scientists Are Joining the Resistance - David Ferguson, Ferguson & Associates
- Sarah Badawi, Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC)

Big Picture Fact: How Non-union Workers Are Losing Pay


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5:55-6 KPFK Community Calendar

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Thursday, January 26, 2017



Thursday, January 26, 2017

3-4 Dave Emory, "For the Record # 934 – The Making of Donald Trump (Top Banana Republic” Part 3

Detailed, annotated written description for this program available at:

Dave's website:

ALSO: 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.


In a rare appearance in Southern California, Dave will be giving 3 talks on Friday, Feb. 17 and Saturday, Feb. 18 on President's Day Weekend. FRIDAY: "Saint Bernard: The Dark Side of the Bernie Sanders Phenomenon" (location at a small venue to be revealed). A small donation will be requested. SATURDAY: 2 TALKS at the Pasadena Women's Club: 1PM "Eddie the Friendly Spook, the High-Profile Hacks and the New Cold War" and at 3pm, "Donald Trump, Julian Assange, and Edward Snowden - Don't Think Twice, It's Alt-Right." $10 per lecture or both for $15; couples can attend one lecture for $15.00 or both for $20. He will have some flash drives available for $50 which contain his entire life's work, dating to 1980.

(More info will be posted on program guide as it comes in)

4-5 Stephen Cohen "Reheating the Cold War"

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

5—5:55 The Thom Hartmann Program

Issues of the Day as the Trump Era Begins
- Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)

Article: "Trump bans agencies from 'providing updates on social media or to reporters'" by Jamiles Lartey.

Article: "Climate change, LGBT rights removed from White House website" by Chris Matyszczyk.

Article: "White Rose: The Germans who tried to topple Hitler" by Lucy Burns.

Article: "Badlands park tweets fleetingly defy Trump climate views" by Stephen Shankland.

Article: "'Alternative' National Parks Twitter account gains 170,000 followers overnight" by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw.

Twitter: "AltUSNatParkService


Article: "Sean Spicer Again Eschews the AP by Taking First Question From This Conservative Outlet" by J.D. Durkin.

Tweet: "I will be asking for a major investigation into VOTER FRAUD, including those registered to vote in two states, those who are illegal and...." by Donald J. Trump.

Tweet: "even, those registered to vote who are dead (and many for a long time). Depending on results, we will strengthen up voting procedures!" by Donald J. Trump.

Article: "'I'm not up for grabs': Peaceful crowd of at least 75,000 marches against Trump" by Katelyn Ferral.

Article: "Trump's budget nominee defends support for cuts to Social Security, Medicare" by Ylan Q. Mui.

Article: "Price grilled over Medicare innovation, Medicaid block grants" by Neil Versel.

Tweet: "A moment does not make a movement, #sacrifice does....#blackeagle" by Joe Madison.

Tweet: "I will be making my Supreme Court pick on Thursday of next week.Thank you!" by Donald J. Trump.

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

Article: "Second Hill committee to investigate possible Russia-Trump ties" by Austin Wright.

Article: "Mark Pocan, Keith Ellison push to add right to vote to U.S. Constitution" by Jessie Opoien.

Article: "Constitution of the United States" Article 2 section 2." ... [The President] shall have Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, to make Treaties, provided two thirds of the Senators present concur; ..."

Article: "Trump's impending executive order heralds 'dangerous' return to torture, official warns" by Spencer Ackerman.

Article: "Trump could reinstate secret CIA 'black site' prisons: U.S. officials" by Jonathan Landay and Mark Hosenball.

Article: "Report: Trump May Continue Using Gitmo for Trials of 'Newly Captured' Prisoners" by Edwin Mora.

Article: "Trump expected to order temporary ban on refugees" by Julia Edwards Ainsley.

Article: "Trump orders building of Mexico border wall, targets U.S. 'sanctuary' cities" by Julia Edwards Ainsley.

Article: "Toll road idea resurfaces in Wisconsin" by Tom Still.

Article: "Baldwin, Johnson back bill to delist wolf" by Lee Bergquist.

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

Article: "Trump's 'alternative facts': Why the row about inauguration 'lies'?" by BBC.


The Big Picture: Proof Petro Billionaires Are Running the White House

Big Picture Panel: The Orwellian Media Blackout
- Charles Sauer, The Market Institute
- Dave McCulloch, Capitol Media Partners

Big Picture Interview: Trump's Infrastructure Scam...
- Richard Eskow, Campaign for America's Future/The Zero Hour

Big Picture Fact: How Much Time Until the End Of Oil


The Oil Barons are Back...Trump Revives DAPL & KXL...
- Josh Fox, Gasland/Gasland II & How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can't Change

Article: "Trump signs executive orders advancing Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines" by TMN.

Article: "Pipeline protests resume after Trump revives Keystone, Dakota projects" by Barnini Chakraborty.

Article: "Army Corps starts Dakota Access Pipeline environmental study" (The period for public comment ends on February 20, 2017.) by RT.

Action: "Fight Back: Trump Moved Keystone Xl And The Dakota Access Pipeline Forward" by Sierra Club.

Video: Busted! The Tables Get Turned On James O'Keefe....

Thom's Website:

5:55-6 KPFK Community Calendar

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


Buffy Sainte-Marie ‘Carry It On’ from “Power in the Blood” CD

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

Wednesday, January 25, 2017



Wednesday, January 25, 2017

3-3:30 Vaccination Update

“Care for the Vulnerable vs. Cash for the Powerful – Trump’s Pick for HHS” by Sherry A Glied, Ph.D., and Richard G. Frank, Ph.D. New England Journal of Medicine, January 12.

Social Security Works – articles on Trump’s HHS candidate should be stopped.


CCS also publishes its Green Sheet, a directory of doctors practicing Alternative Medicine, ( ) and its Patient Sheet, a list of names, addresses and phone numbers of patients who say they were controlled by Alternative Therapies. ( ) You are invited to call any of them.

The Cancer Control Society is a non-profit organization, dependent upon donations for its mission: to prevent and control Cancer and Other Diseases through Nutrition and Non-Toxic Therapies. For more information, please call The Cancer Control Society, (323) 663-7801. Website:

DVDs available from

Malibu Video, 4607 Lakeview Canyon Road #182 Westlake Village, CA 91361

Phone: (818) 746-6689


3:30-4 Elizabeth Plourde, C.L.S., NCMP, Ph.D.

“EMF’s – What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself”

Contact through her office New Voice for Health located in Irvine, CA (949) 552-9041, EMAIL: ELIZABETH@NEWVOICE.NET AND WEB SITE WWW.EMFFREEDOM.COM

4-5:55 The Thom Hartmann Program

Are We All the Victims of the Billionaire's Think Tank Lie Machine?

Article: "In meeting with congressional leaders, Trump AGAIN lies, claims he won the popular vote after all" by Hunter.

Article: "Trump repeats debunked voter fraud claim at meeting with Hill leaders" by Heather Caygle, Burgess Everett and Kyle Cheney.

Article: "Without evidence, Trump tells lawmakers 3 million to 5 million illegal ballots cost him the popular vote" by Abby Phillip and Mike DeBonis.

Book: Don't Think of an Elephant!: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate--The Essential Guide for Progressives by George Lakoff.

Article: "Transcript: NLP 8. Jan 11 2005" by Thom Hartmann.

Book: "Cracking the Code: How to Win Hearts, Change Minds, and Restore America's Original Vision" by Thom Hartmann

Article: "Trump's Lies vs. Your Brain" by Maria Konnikova.

Article: "Tommy Douglas" (father of Canadian Healthcare) by Wikipedia.

Article: "Gulf of Tonkin incident" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Big lie" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Clear Skies Act of 2003" by Wikipedia.

Law: "Clean Water Act", 1972.

Article: "Clinton's top pollster tells Axelrod: Blame Comey" by Kim Janssen.

Article: "Chelsea Manning" by Wikipedia.

Article: "US sends elite commandos to the border of Russia to defend nervous Baltic states while NATO beefs up its defenses" by Ariel Zilber.

Article: "Flag Day (United States, June 14)" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Donald Trump" (born June 14, 1946) by Wikipedia.

Article: "Anti-Trump Marches And Rallies Planned For April 15" by Ed Mazza.

Obamacare vs. Trumpcare...
- Dr. Lawrence Schlachter, Malpractice: A Neurosurgeon Reveals How Our Health Care System Puts Patients at Risk

Article: "Tom Price on the issues" by Politico.

Article: "Top Republicans say there's a medical malpractice crisis. Experts say there isn't" by Chad Terhune.

Video: Bernie Sanders Gets Tough on Tom Price.

Law: "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act" (2010).

Article: "Senators, want to protect patients? Ask Trump Health pick about this." by Lawrence Schlachter MD JD.

Article: "Big Red: Tarrant is America's most conservative large urban county" by Brandon Formby, Alexa Ura, Christopher Connelly.

Article: "National Popular Vote Interstate Compact" by Wikipedia.

Site: National Popular Vote.

Article: "HHS nominee Price opposes Obamacare, backs Medicare vouchers" by Tom Price.

Article: "Roe v. Wade" by History Channel.

Article: "Donald Trump just named a net neutrality foe to head the FCC" by Timothy B. Lee.

Article: "Robert Bork" by Wikipedia.

Article: "VA protected from sequester cuts, but veterans will feel the pain" by Leo Shane III.

Site: Social Security Administration.

Talk Media News Segment:
- Patrick Gavin

Article: "Trump signs executive orders advancing Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines" by TMN.

Article: "Trump tells auto execs he wants to ease regulations" by Michael Wayland , Ian Thibodeau and Keith Laing.

Article: "Trump to announce Supreme Court nominee next week" by Gary Gately.

Article: "Senate confirms Pompeo; Tillerson cleared by Foreign Relations Committee" by Bryan Renbaum.

Article: "Trump's inauguration crowd: Sean Spicer's claims versus the evidence" by Elle Hunt.

Article: "Spicer holds rapid-fire first press briefing" by Kevin Liptak.

Article: "Trump White House Is Reportedly Already Talking About Sean Spicer's Replacement" by Alex Griswold.

Article: "Ingraham wants to be more than just Trump's flack" by Annie Karni, 11/25/16.

Article: "Trump Goes to CIA to Attack Media, Lie About Crowd Size, and Suggest Stealing Iraq's Oil" by Elias Groll.

Article: "Trump Administration States Nothing is off the Table in Reinvading Iraq for Oil".

Site: "Goats for the old Goat".

Site: Governor Free Don Siegelman

Thom's Website:

The Big Picture: GOP wants Medicaid to be a privilege, not a right...

Big Picture Panel: Is Net Neutrality Going Away?
- Chuck Rocha, Solidarity Strategies
- Bryan Pruitt, RedState

Big Picture Interview: The Koch Brothers are Smiling...
- Alex Kotch PhD, Investigative Journalist

Big Picture Fact: How Many Planet Earths Does the World Population Need?


Thom’s Website:

5:55-6 KPFK Community Calendar

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017


Tuesday, January 24

3-4 Pema Chodron, "When Pain is the Doorway: Awakening in the Most Difficult Circumstances"
Part 1 of 2 from Sounds True, 1 (800) 333-9185,

4-6 Thom Hartmann Program

Big Picture Interview: Manifesto for Movement Makers
- Professor William Ayers, Demand the Impossible!/University of Illinois at Chicago (retired)

Women's Lawsuits against Trump, March
- Gloria Allred, Attorney/Author, Women's Rights Activist
Article: "Apprentice Contestant Summer Zervos Slaps Donald Trump With Defamation Lawsuit" by Brandy Zadrozny.

Arctic Ice Not Being Replaced And Why It's a Huge Problem
Site: Arctic News.
Article: "Phase transition" by Wikipedia.
Article: "For three years in a row, Earth breaks heat record" By Thomas Sumner.
Article: "Trump has replaced the White House climate change page with... a pledge to drill lots of oil" by Brad Plumer.

Big Picture Interview: How Trump Could Cause the Economic Meltdown
- Professor Richard Wolff, Capitalism's Crisis Deepens Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown/Democracy At Work

Hour One: The Conspiracy That Gave Trump the Election
- Seth Abramson, Huffington Post/Golden Age Twitter
Article: "The Domestic Conspiracy That Gave Trump The Election Is In Plain Sight" by Seth Abramson.
Article: "Justice Dept. Strongly Discouraged Comey on Move in Clinton Email Case" by Matt Apuzzo, Adam Goldman, Michael S. Schmidt and William K. Rashbaum.
Article: "DOJ Inspector General To Probe FBI's Comey Over Actions That May Have Tipped Election Against Clinton" by Charles Tiefer.

Big Picture Interview: Inauguration vs Women's March... The Crowd Scientists Weigh In
- Jade BeGay, Indigenous Rising-Indigenous Environmental Network

5:55 KPFK Community Calendar