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Friday, April 28, 2017



Thursday Night, April 27

12-1 Alan Watts, “Four Ways to the Center” Part 3 of 4

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MUSIC SEGUE: Richard & Mimi Farina, ‘Swallow Song’ from “Reflections in a Crystal Wind” LP

1-2:00 Jack Gariss

"Meditation, Self-Hypnosis, and Belief Systems"

2:00-3:00 Caroline Casey, "Visionary Activist Show:"

Laura Cortner and Dr. Bob Hieronomous

co-authors of The Secret Life of Lady Liberty: Goddess in the New World

From KPFA. Caroline's Website:

3-3:30 Science Fiction Break

X Minus One ‘A Wind is Rising’ by Finn O’Donovan.

Original broadcast on NBC 10/3/57.

OUTRO MUSIC: Crosby, Stills, Nash, Young, ‘Southern Cross’ from “Daylight Again” LP

3:30 - 5:55 The Thom Hartmann Program

The Midwest is Longing for Populism...Can Democrats Offer That in 2018? France is Longing for the Same...

Article: "The Midwest is longing for populism. Can Democrats offer that in 2018?" by Thomas Frank.

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

Book: Listen Liberal by Thomas Frank.

Article: "North American Free Trade Agreement" (NAFTA) by Wikipedia

Article: "The Guardian view on Barack Obama: don't go chasing Wall Street cash" by The Guardian.

Article: "The global elite are headed for a fall. And they don't even know it." by Damon Linker.

Article: "Booed and heckled, Macron gets a rough ride in Le Pen's French heartland" by AFP.

Tweet: "On the same day Democrats were rallying around a $15 minimum wage, the @GOP unveiled a massive tax cut for corporations and the super rich." by Rep. Keith Ellison.

Article: "New RTW law under siege in Show-Me State" by Chris Woodward.

Article: "Top adviser to Richard Nixon admitted that 'War on Drugs' was policy tool to go after anti-war protesters and 'black people'" by Adam Edelman.

Speech: "Great Society" by Wikipedia.

Article: "An exemption for Congress roils Republicans' latest health care effort" by Sarah Kliff.

Article: "Sanders' Unity Tour With DNC Chair Exposes Rifts But Also Suggests Common Goals" by Scott Detrow.

Article: "What are Marine Le Pen's policies?" by Alasdair Sandford.

Article: "French unemployment still above eurozone average" by Marion Candau.

Article: "Mélenchon's

team urge 'not one vote for Le Pen' but stop short of backing Macron

" by Kim Willsher.

Article: "Defeated conservative Fillon calls on supporters to choose Macron over Le Pen" by Silvia Amaro.

Article: "Herrera Beutler addresses healthcare" by Jess Macinko.

Article: "Statement of Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen on American Health Care Act".

Article: "CBS CEO: "...may not be good for America, but it's damn good for CBS"" by Lee Fang.

Article: "Gravis Marketing Poll: Donald Trump approval rate sits at 42% as he approaches 100 Day mark" by Frank Torres.

Article: "Barack Obama to 'make $400k' for his Wall Street speech" by Maya Oppenheim.

Article: "Schengen" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Eurozone" by Wikipedia.

Why We Are a Nervous Nation...PTPTSD Explained
- Dr. Steven Stosny PhD, Compassion Power/Soar Above: How to Use the Most Profound Part of Your Brain Under Any Kind of Stress.

Article: "CareDash Survey: Majority of Americans Still Suffer From Election Results Anxiety as President's 100th Day Draws Near" by CareDash.

Article: "He once called it 'election stress disorder.' Now the therapist says we're suffering from this" by Steven Stosny.

Site: Drinking Liberally


Site: Our Revolution

Article: "WV Gov. Justice announces May 4 start for special session on budget" by Phil Kabler.

Article: "Chinese factory that makes Ivanka Trump clothes cited for low wages, poor conditions" by Peter Weber.

Article: "Donald Trump orders government to 'buy American' despite manufacturing products in 12 different countries" by Emily Shugerman.

Article: "Couple charged in shooting of protester at Milo Yiannopoulos event in Seattle".

Article: "Protesters Storm Heritage Foundation" by David Rutz.

Article: "Grand Rapids Police Under Fire for Stopping Young Black Boys at Gunpoint" by Democracy Now!

Article: "Facebook is APD's megaphone" by Ryan Boetel.

Case: "Buckley v. Valeo", 1976

Case: "First National Bank Of Boston V. Bellotti", 1978

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

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..."

Video: "New Covenant speech", October 23, 1991 by Bill Clinton.

Behind the Scenes in Trump's World...

Article: "Protesters storm Heritage Foundation building to call for 'Budget for the People'" by Joshua Eaton.

Article: "Banks Are Spending Billions To Make Rich People Richer" by Zach Carter.

Article: "Credit Suisse launches $4bn share sale to ease capital fears" by Laura Noonan, Ralph Atkins.

Article: "Sugary Drinks Tied to Accelerated Brain Aging" by Nicholas Bakalar.

Article: "Donald Trump's first 100 days were a stress test for democracy" by Lawrence Douglas.

Article: "White House Deflects Blame To Obama Admin For Insufficiently Vetting Flynn" by Esme Cribb.

Article: "Elizabeth Warren Wades Into Democratic Party's Debate On Candidates' Abortion Views" by Ryan Grim.

Article: "Congress Is Preparing To Give Away Public Land" by Sarah Okeson, David Cay Johnston.

Amendment: "S.Amdt.838 to S.Con.Res.11" by Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK].

Law: "The National Labor Relations Act (The Wagner Act)", 1935.

The Big Picture: 100 Days Into the "For-Profit Presidency"

Big Picture Interview: President Trump's Corporate Government
- Susan Harley, Public Citizen's Congress Watch

Big Picture Panel: Trump Going Back On His NAFTA Promise
- Rob Mariani, The Daily Caller
- Vien Truong, Green for All

Big Picture Fact: How Extinction Is Vastly Underestimated

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Thursday, April 27, 2017



Wednesday Night April 26

12-1 Dave Emory, “For the Record #953 – Saint Bernard; Rebel Without A Clue”

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Dave Emory’s entire life­time of work is avail­able on a flash drive. The new drive is a 32-gigabyte drive that is current as of the programs and articles posted by early 2016. Link:

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1-2 The Ralph Nader Radio Hour

Ralph talks to Ken Reed, policy director for League of Fans, 'Ego Vs. Soul in Sports' and also on the state of the Democratic Party and public banking. - See more at:

Rebroadcast from KPFK Saturdays, 10am

2-3 David Korten, “Toward an Ecological Civilization”

Recorded in Edmonton, Alberta on January 30, 2017.

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

3-3:30 Dr. Howard Frumkin "What climate change data can tell us about the emergence and spread of diseases"

From TUC Radio, 1 (707) 463-2654,

3:30-5:55 The Thom Hartmann Program

Raise the Wage Act
- Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)

Event: DC, 26 April: "Tell Trump: workers need $15 and a union!" by Good Jobs Nation.

Article: "Sanders and 21 Democrats introduce bill to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024" by David Weigel.

Quote: "We all do better when we all do better" - Paul Wellstone.

Article: "White House Trumpets Tax Cut as Biggest in History" by Alan Rappeport, Julie Hirschfeld Davis.

Article: "Trump's Tax Plan: Low Rate for Corporations, and for Companies Like His" by Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Alan Rappeport, Kate Kelly, Rachel Abrams.

Article: "An exemption for Congress roils Republicans' latest health care effort" by Sarah Kliff.

Article: "Bernie Sanders And Democrats Are Introducing A New $15 Minimum Wage Bill" by Daniel Marans, Dave Jamieson.

Article: "Interior secretary: Trump's border wall may be built in Mexico because "we won't cede" the Rio Grande" by Sophia Tesfaye.

Article: "U.S. Congress may seek one-week funding extension to avert shutdown" by Richard Cowan.

Article: "Top adviser to Richard Nixon admitted that 'War on Drugs' was policy tool to go after anti-war protesters and 'black people'" by Adam Edelman.

Article: "Bernie Sanders on making Democrats a 50-state party" by PBS.

Article: "Bernie Sanders says he could work with Trump on trade policy" by Jessica Yarvin.

Site: Congressman Ro Khanna.

Article: "Restraining order prevents disposal of radioactive waste near Arkansas River" by FOX23.

Site: Indivisible.

Article: "The GOP's Stealth War Against Voters" (Crosscheck) by Greg Palast, August 24, 2016.

Article: "House Republicans pull plan to gut independent ethics committee after Trump tweets" by Deirdre Walsh, Manu Raju and Stephen Collinson.

Article: "Andrew Puzder, Trump's labor secretary pick, withdraws from consideration" by Lauren Gambino, Ben Jacobs, Dominic Rushe.

Article: "Chaffetz

Backs Off Bill to Sell America's Public Lands After Enormous Public Outcry

" by Center for Biological Diversity.

Article: "Rural Electrification Act" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Pocan Launches Bipartisan Rural Broadband Caucus" by Rep. Mark Pocan.

Article: "Reps. Huffman, Pocan, and Nolan Introduce New Deal Rural Broadband Act to Close Digital Divide in Rural America" by Rep. Jared Huffman.

Article: ""courtney Has Earned The Nickname '2 Sub Joe'"" by Rep. Joe Courtney.

Article: "House Backing Away from Proposal to 'Tax' GI Bill" by Richard Sisk.

Article: "Trump slaps first tariffs on Canadian lumber" by Patrick Gillespie.

Article: "Trudeau and Trump clash over lumber and dairy tariffs" by Demetri Sevastopulo, Katrina Manson, Anna Nicolaou.

Trump's Tax Plan... Gift for the Wealthy?
- Marshall Steinbaum, Roosevelt Institute

Article: "Trump team unveils sharp cuts in corporate and individual taxes" by Sam Fleming, Barney Jopson.

Article: "2017 Tax Guide" by Bankrate.

Article: "When talking about Trump's corporate rate reduction, do not forget pass-throughs" by Jared Bernstein.

Article: "Statement on Today's White House Tax Announcement: "We Will Fight This Tax Plan Tooth And Nail"" by Americans for Tax Fairness.

Article: "How much would Bernie Sanders' health care plan cost the middle class?" by Linda Qiu.

Bill: "H.R.676 - Expanded & Improved Medicare For All Act" by John Conyers.

Article: "Sanders says he will introduce 'Medicare for all' bill" by Rebecca Savransky.

Site: Physicians for a National Health Plan (PNHP)

Site: National Nurses United (NNU).

Law: "Voting Rights Act of 1965".

Law: "Civil Rights Act of 1964" by Wikipedia.

Law: "Tillman Act of 1907".

Case: "First National Bank Of Boston V. Bellotti", 1978

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

Trump's record on environment first 100 days & #FixThePipes in Flint
- Vien Truong, Green for All

Article: "On 3-year anniversary, change is slow for Flint" by Kathleen Gray.

Article: "Flint, Michigan to replace 18,000 lead-tainted pipes by 2020" by Justin Carissimo.

Article: "People's Climate March", NYC, September 21, 2014 by Wikipedia.

Event: DC, 29 April: "People's Climate March".

Article: "Common Joins Van Jones and 'Green For All' to #FixThePipes in Flint" by Pennie Anassi.

Talk Media News Segment:
- Bob Ney

Article: "Chaffetz: Flynn may have violated federal law" by Bryan Renbaum .

Article: "Senators arrive at White House for special briefing on North Korea" by Alexander Mallin.

Article: "The U.S. can't afford to end its global leadership role" by Ivo Daalder, Robert Kagan.

Article: "Judge blocks part of Trump's sanctuary cities executive order" by Tal Kopan.

Article: "Trump mistakenly blames 9th Circuit for blocking 'sanctuary city' order" by TMN.

Article: "Freedom Caucus endorses revised ObamaCare repeal-and-replace bill" by Cristina Marcos.

Article: "Rescission" by Wikipedia.

Article: "White House readies order to quit NAFTA: administration official" by Steve Holland.

Site: "Goats for the old Goat".

Book: Loving What You Do: The Elements of a Great Working Life by Ellen Ratner.

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

Workplace Safety...People Are Dying
- Charles Sauer, The Market Institute

Article: "150 Workers Die on the Job Every Day" by AFL-CIO.

Documentary: Hot Coffee.

Article: "An exemption for Congress roils Republicans' latest health care effort" by Sarah Kliff.

The Big Picture: Greg Palast: "The True Story of Donald Trump's Tax Cut"

Big Picture Interview: How the Georgia Race Was Stolen...
- Greg Palast, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy

Big Picture Panel: The Plan to Kill Net Neutrality
- Julio Rivera, Reactionary Times/Newsmax

/Right Wing News/Politichicks

- Charles Sauer, The Market Institute

Big Picture Fact: How Sugar Accelerates Aging


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