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Friday, May 19, 2017



Thursday Night, May 18

(Fund drive schedule = slightly unpredictable)

Alan Watts, "Beyond Theology" Part 2 of 3
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Jack Gariss, "Bio-Meditation"
'Creativity' Part 3 of 7. Originally broadcast on KPFK in 1977.

The Thom Hartmann Program

Where have all the birds gone?

Tweet: "This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" by Donald J. Trump.

Article: "Fox News' ex-CEO Roger Ailes dead" by Katie Little.

Article: "Avernus

" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Former FBI chief Robert Mueller appointed to probe Donald Trump-Russia ties" by Reuters.

Article: "Pence Takes Steps to Build War Chest as White House Stumbles" by Bill Allison.

Article: "Once hoped for as a reset, Trump's foreign trip now bogged in White House crises" by Kevin Liptak.

Article: "House majority leader to colleagues in 2016: 'I think Putin pays' Trump" by Adam Entous.

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

Article: "Mike Pence knew about Flynn's foreign connections, so why does he keep lying about it?" by Mark Sumner.

Book: "Silent Spring" by Rachel Carson.

Article: "FCC votes to advance net neutrality repeal" by Ali Breland, Harper Neidig.

Can We Have a Democracy Without a Free & Open Internet?
- Tom Giovannetti, Institute for Policy Innovation

Law: "Communications Act of 1934", of which Title II regulates Common carriers.

Article: "47 CFR 20.15 - Requirements under Title II of the Communications Act".

Article: "Mergers and acquisitions" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Michael Milken" by Wikipedia.

Talk Media News Segment:
- Victoria Jones

Article: "Lieberman emerges as front-runner for FBI post" by Josh Dawsey, Kenneth P. Vogel, Michael Crowley.

Article: "President Trump Holds Press Conference With Colombia's President Before Overseas Trip" by Jessica Taylor.

Article: "Trump alleges double-standard following special counsel appointment" by Bryan Renbaum.

Article: "Michael Flynn won't honor subpoena to provide documents" by Bob Fredericks.

Article: "Time for the president to lawyer up, say legal experts" by Alison Frankel.

Article: "Israeli Source Seen as Key to Countering Islamic State Threat" by Shane Harris.

Article: "Trump reportedly told Flynn to 'stay strong' on same day Flynn was accused of breaking law" by Aaron Rupar.

Article: "FCC votes to dismantle net neutrality as critics cry 'war on open internet'" by Dominic Rushe.

Article: "US looks at extending laptop ban to all flights" by Paul McClean, Katrina Manson.

Site: "Goats for the old Goat".

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

92 Years of Malcolm X
- Zayid Mohammad, Malcolm X Commemoration Committee.

Article: "Malcolm X (1992 film)" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Black Panther Party" by Wikipedia.

Video: Is Inequality Tearing Apart Our Democracy?.

Article: "Supreme Court Invalidates Key Part of Voting Rights Act" by Adam Liptak, June 25, 2013.

Case: "Shelby County v. Holder", 2013.

Law: "Voting Rights Act of 1965".

Book: Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X.

Site: Malcolm.

Article: "The Right Builds an Alternative Narrative About the Crises Around Trump" by Jeremy W. Peters.

Speech: "Malcolm X at University of Ghana (May 13, 1964)".

Tweet: "Today's @KarenHunter Show featured @SXMProgress Host @Thom_Hartmann" by SiriusXM Urban View.

Article: "Trump wants to gut energy program with highest job potential and rate of return" by Joe Romm.

Article: "Verizon might buy Charter, which just bought Time Warner Cable" by Jacob Kastrenakes.

Article: "Yale dean once championed cultural sensitivity. Then she called people 'white trash' on Yelp." by Samantha Schmidt.

Site: Joe Madison.

The Big Picture: Trump's War On Net Neutrality

Big Picture Interview: The FCC's New Take On Net Neutrality
- Mike Papantonio, America's Lawyer (RT America)/Ring of Fire Radio/Law and Disorder

Big Picture Panel: GOP Trying to Cut Medicaid Funds to Children
- Bryan Pruitt, RedState

- Doug Christian, Political Commentator

Big Picture Fact: The American Debt Load At A New High

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Thursday, May 18, 2017



Wednesday Night, May 17

Dave Emory, "For the Record #957: The National Front and French Deep Politics, Part 2"

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The Ralph Nader Radio Hour
Progressive Teaching/Raised By Animals/Comey Firing

Ralph talks to education expert Brian D. Schultz about how he has put his innovative, child-centric teaching philosophy into practice in public schools. And Dr. Jennifer Verdolin tells us what humans can learn about parenting from the animal kingdom. Plus, Ralph weighs in on the firing of FBI Director James Comey.

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The Thom Hartmann Program

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

Article: "Sanders, Gillibrand, Polis, Delaney, and Pocan Introduce Legislation To Address Income Inequality".

Article: "The People's Budget, Not Trump's Budget, Will Help Working Americans" by Mark Pocan.

Site: The People's Budget: Roadmap for the Resistance.

Article: "Trump Fires Comey, Putting the Country 'On the Verge of a Constitutional Crisis'" by John Nichols.

Article: "Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador" by Greg Miller and Greg Jaffe.

Tweet: "CLIP: @RepAlGreen: "I rise call for the impeachment of the President of the United States of America for obstruction of justice."" by CSPAN.

Article: "Republicans: Trump Was Just Joking About Obstructing Justice" by Jonathan Chait.

Site: Indivisible.

Site: Progressive Change Campaign Committee(PCCC)

Tweet: "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" by Donald J. Trump.

Article: "CBO will finally score House Obamacare bill 'early' in week of May 22" by Dan Mangan.

Site: Congressional Cooperative Business Caucus.

Article: "Bernie Sanders is coming to Omaha to campaign for mayoral candidate Heath Mello" by Robynn Tysver

Video: James Comey, The Bin Laden Documents, Curiosity, 60 Minutes May 14, 2017.

Article: "Watergate Articles of Impeachment", July 27, 1974.

Article: "55 Bipartisan Lawmakers Demand Trump Pump Brakes on Military Action in Yemen" by Deirdre Fulton.

Article: "Trump's Coast Guard commencement speech: "No politician in history" has been treated so "unfairly"" by Charlie May.

Article: "Voting-rights groups challenge electoral purges" by Greg Palast.

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

Quote: "It not who votes, but who counts the votes." - attributed to Joseph Stalin.

Article: "Comprehensive Legislation Would Safeguard Future Elections from Cyber-Attacks" by Reps. Mark Pocan, Keith Ellison, and Hank Johnson. Securing America's Future Elections (SAFE) Act.

Bill: "H.R.1562 - SAFE Act" by Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2].

Article: "Democrats Form Congressional Caucus To Support Public Education" by Rebecca Klein.

Talk Media News Segment:
- Ellen Ratner, Bureau Chief

Article: "Chelsea Manning, who gave secrets to Wikileaks, released from military prison" by Loree Lewis.

Article: "Chaffetz

demands copy of Comey memo on Flynn investigation

" by Bryan Renbaum.

Article: "John McCain: Trump Scandal Nearing "Watergate Size and Scale"" by Inae Oh.

Article: "Senate Intelligence Committee invites Comey to testify publicly" by Kathryn Watson.

Article: "US Senate Can Now Officially Use Signal For Encrypted Chats" by Dell Cameron.

Article: "Amash: Trump could face impeachment over Comey memo" by Todd Spangler.

Article: "Most troops booted from the military for misconduct had mental issues" by Tom Vanden Brook.

Book: The Adams-Jefferson Letters: The Complete Correspondence Between Thomas Jefferson and Abigail and John Adams by Lester J. Cappon.

Article: "July 04 1826: Thomas Jefferson and John Adams die" by

Event: DC, May 18 2017: "Michael Copps to Join Net Neutrality Rally Outside FCC" by John Eggerton.

Article: "Here's how Trumpcare will hurt you if you have a pre-existing condition" by Matthew Rozsa.

Site: "Goats for the old Goat".

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

Hour Three: There is an Anti-Net Neutrality Bot Problem & It's NOT Right...

Article: "The Kennedy Democrats don't want" by Natasha Korecki.

Site: Move to Amend

Article: "Constitution of the United States", article 5 (amendments, convention).

Article: "Pesticide that Trump's EPA refused to ban blamed for sickening farm workers" by Oliver Milman.

Article: "FCC's Ajit Pai on net neutrality: "I favour an open Internet and I oppose Title II"" by Jon Brodkin.

Article: "It Sure Looks Like the FCC's Anti-Net Neutrality Bot Problem Got Worse" by Libby Watson.

Tweet: "Today's @KarenHunter Show featured @SXMProgress Host @Thom_Hartmann" by SiriusXM Urban View.

Single Payer is a Success in NY

Article: "Single Payer Success in NY as Medicare-for-All Bill Passes State Assembly" by Deirdre Fulton.

The Big Picture: Can Trump Be Impeached on Obstruction of Justice?

Big Picture Interview: Toxic Inequality
- Thomas M. Shapiro, Toxic Inequality: How America's Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide, and Threatens Our Future/Heller School-Brandeis University/Institute on Assets & Social Policy

Big Picture Panel:The 25th Amendment To Remove Trump
- Charles Sauer, The Market Institute
- Julio Rivera, Reactionary Times/Newsmax

/Right Wing News/Politichicks

Big Picture Fact: How Many Years Jogging Adds To Your Life

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017



Tuesday Night, May 16

Pitch and Play:

L. Fletcher Prouty, “Understanding Special Operations and Their Impact on the Vietnam War Era” Part 3.

MUSIC SEGUE: Simon and Garfunkel, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Waters’ from “Concert in Central Park” LP

Richard Wolff: “Trumponomics”

4:30-5 Thom Hartmann Program

Hour One: We have a child in the Whitehouse... what to do?

Article: "Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador" by Greg Miller and Greg Jaffe.

Article: "Trump Revealed Highly Classified Intelligence to Russia, in Break With Ally, Officials Say" by Matthew Rosenberg and Eric Schmitt.

Article: "White House attempts to shoot down Washington Post report" by Justin Duckham.

Article: "Trump shared classified information with Russia: Washington Post reports" by TMN.

Article: "When the World Is Led by a Child" by David Brooks.

Article: "Trump has a theory about exercise that would fit well in Victorian Britain" by Vanessa Heggie.

Article: "25th Amendment" (presidential succession)

Article: "Trump Fires Comey, Putting the Country 'On the Verge of a Constitutional Crisis'" by John Nichols.

Twitter: "#periodsforpence".

Article: "A Whistle-Blower Tells of Health Insurers Bilking Medicare" by Mary Williams Walsh.

Article: "McMaster says Trump 'wasn't even aware' of where classified information came from when he dished it" by Mark Sumner.

Book: The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War by Stephen Kinzer.

Article: "Commentary: Ivanka Trump just doesn't get it" by Christine Emba.

Article: "Manson Family" by Wikipedia.

Article: "The Daily 202: Loyalty is a one-way street for Donald Trump" by James Hohmann.

Book: "The Federalist Papers" by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay.

Article: "Madison's notes on the Constitutional Convention of 1787" by James Madison.

Case: "Buckley v. Valeo", 1976

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

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

Case: "McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission", 2014

Tweet: "As President I wanted to share with Russia (at an openly scheduled W.H. meeting) which I have the absolute right to do, facts pertaining...." by Donald J. Trump.

Tweet: " terrorism and airline flight safety. Humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism." by Donald J. Trump

5-5:30 The Big Picture

The Big Picture: A Labor Manifesto for the Global Left

Big Picture Interview: Jeremy Corbyn & the Return of Progressivism Around the World
- Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Capitalism's Crisis Deepens Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown/Democracy At Work

Big Picture Panel: Is the World Being Led By a Child?
- Dave McCulloch, Capitol Media Partners
- Isaiah Poole, People's Action/Campaign for America's Future

Big Picture Fact: The Great American Eclipse is Coming Soon

Big Picture Video:

Tuesday, May 16, 2017



Monday Night, May 15

12:30-1:45 Bruce Lipton "The Honeymoon Effect"
'The Science of Creating Heaven on Earth' Session 4 (concluding)
From Sounds True, 1 (800) 333-9185, http://www.soundstrue.com

2-3 "From the Vault," "1984" by George Orwell Part 6 of 13
From Pacifica Radio Archives, 1 (800) 735-0230,

3-6 The Thom Hartmann Program

Hour One: The Republican's Guide to Presidential Behavior: If YOU Are the President, You May Freely...Tune In...

Article: "Wind turbine" by Wikipedia.

Site: Centre for Arctic Gas Hydrate, Environment and Climate (CAGE).

Article: "Trump Fires Comey, Putting the Country 'On the Verge of a Constitutional Crisis'" by John Nichols.

Article: "Schumer: No FBI director until special prosecutor named" by Louis Nelson.

Article: "Sessions breaks promise to recuse himself from Russia investigation" by Judd Legum.

Article: "Rosenstein's Case Against Comey, Annotated" by Candice Norwood, Elaine Godfrey.

Article: "For Liberals, Is It Time to Move to Norway?" by Lee Siegel.

Article: "The Republican's Guide to Presidential Behavior" by NY Times.

Article: "Clathrate

gun hypothesis

" by Wikipedia.

Movie: "The Day After Tomorrow".

Article: "Behind China's $1 Trillion Plan to Shake Up the Economic Order" by Jane Perlez, Yufan Huang.

Article: "Donald Trump's administration kills funding for California's clean energy electric rail project" by Feliks Garcia.

Article: "Sinclair Gobbles Up Tribune in First Big Media Deal of Trump Era" by Alex Sherman and Gerry Smith.

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

Hour Two: Trump picks Al Capone of Vote Rigging To investigate Federal Voter Fraud
- Greg Palast, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy

Article: "Trump picks Al Capone of Vote Rigging To investigate Federal Voter Fraud " by Greg Palast.

Article: "Voting-rights groups challenge electoral purges" by Greg Palast.

Site: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.

Video: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.

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

Article: "More Trump Deception on Voter Fraud" by Robert Farley.

Law: "Voting Rights Act of 1965".

Article: "Supreme Court Invalidates Key Part of Voting Rights Act" by Adam Liptak, June 25, 2013.

Article: "Civil rights groups fume about Trump's choice of Kris Kobach for voter fraud panel" by Bryan Lowry.

Article: "Gerrymandering" by Wikipedia.

Book: Homegrown Democrat: A Few Plain Thoughts from the Heart of America by Garrison Keillor.

Article: "MSNBC Boss Andy Lack Wants to Dump Lawrence O'Donnell for Brian Williams, Insider Says (Exclusive)" by Brian Flood.

Article: "With Trump In The White House, MSNBC Is Resisting The Resistance" by Ryan Grim.

Article: "Lindsey Graham: Trump 'calls me when I'm asleep'" by Kimberly Leonard. "And he's under siege unlike any president I've ever seen in my entire life ... Now Obama was somewhat hard for us, but I thought we were somewhat respectful."

In YUGE Contrast to President Trump's "America First" Chant, the "One Belt, One Road" Has a Goal - Remake Global Commerce in China's Image...

Article: "Have diabetes? Trump's budget director says you brought it on yourself, so no health care for you" by Joan McCarter.

Article: "Dixiecrats" by Kari Frederickson.

Book: "Screwed: The Undeclared War Against The Middle Class" by Thom Hartmann. Get "Screwed" by Thom Hartmann!

Site: Governor Don Siegelman

Site: BradBlog

Article: "Election Protection Resolution" by Sonoma County Democratic Party.

Site: Means for Democracy.

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

Site: Move to Amend

Site: Daily Kos

Site: Alternet

Article: "ExxonMobil ordered to pay $20 million for air pollution at Houston plants" by Kiah Collier.

Article: "FIFA Council Members" by FIFA.

Article: "International Olympic Committee Organization" by IOC.

Article: "Soccer Rat! The inside story of how Chuck Blazer, ex-U.S. soccer executive and FIFA bigwig, became a confidential informant for the FBI" by Teri Thompson, Mary Papenfuss, Christian Red, Nathaniel Vinton.

The Big Picture: What's the Proper Response to the Rising Fascist Movement?

Big Picture Interview: Has the Co-op Revolution Arrived?
- Larry Cohen, Our Revolution/Democracy Initiative

Big Picture Panel: Jefferson Beauregard Sessions Doubles Down on the War on Drugs
- Kymone Freeman, We Act Radio/Black Lives Matter DC
- Tim Cavanaugh, Libertarian/Political Commentator

Big Picture Fact: Big Win for Big Wind...

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