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Friday, June 16, 2017



Thursday Night, June 15

12-1 Alan Watts, “Worldly Religions” Part 3 of 4

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INTRO MUSIC: Shanghai Film Society Orch., ‘Welcoming Guests from Heaven’ (China CD)

1-2:00 Jack Gariss, "Bio-Meditation"

'Creativity' Part 7 of 7. Originally broadcast on KPFK in 1977.

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

Caroline welcomes Whistle-blower, John Kiriakou, author of “Doing Time Like a Spy-How the CIA taught me to survive and thrive in prison,”

From KPFA. Caroline's Website:

3-4 Lux Radio Theater (January 1, 1940)

‘Sorrell and Son’ starring Herbert Marshall.

4 - 5:55 The Thom Hartmann Program

The Connection between Misogyny & Mass Murder

Tweet: "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people! #MAGA" by Donald J. Trump.

Article: "After 152 Mass Shootings In 2017, It Took An Attack On Congress To Get Our Attention" by Nick Wing.

Article: "Misogyny And Mass Murder, Paired Yet Again" by Zach Schonfeld.

Article: "The Virginia mass shooter has a history of violence against women allegations" by Casey Quinlan.

How the Oil Industry Is Indoctrinating Our Children?

Article: "Pipeline to the classroom: how big oil promotes fossil fuels to America's children" by Jie Jenny Zou.

How conservative corporate interests have infiltrated PBS again...

Article: "PBS Runs A Three-Hour Series Glorifying The DeVos Education Agenda" by Diane Ravitch.

Talk Media News Segment:
- Victoria Jones

Article: "House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is in critical condition, hospital says" by Bryan Renbaum.

Article: "Trump cautiously optimistic on Steve Scalise's condition" by Justin Duckham.

Article: "Steve Scalise undergoes third surgery after baseball shooting" by Melissa Quinn.

Article: "GOP congressman: Cut back on town halls in wake of shooting" by Julia Manchester.

Article: "GOP Rep. Mark Sanford: Trump 'partially to blame' for environment leading to baseball shooting" by Melissa Quinn.

Article: "Rep. Steve King: Obama fueled divisions that led to shooting" by Max Greenwood.

Article: "Capitol Police Officers Injured by Virginia Gunman Praised for Bravery" by Jennifer Calfas.

Article: "Trump chastises special counsel for investigating obstruction of justice" by Justin Duckham.

Tweet: "They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story. Nice" by Donald J. Trump.

Site: FinCen

Article: "Rand Paul denounces 'new entitlements' in emerging health bill" by Peter Sullivan.

Article: "After 41 years in prison, Michigan man freed after evidence questioned" by AP.

Article: "Trump wants 4.5 million new apprenticeships in five years - with nearly the same budget" by Kevin Breuninger.

Site: "Goats for the old Goat".

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

The Deep History of the Radical Right
- Professor Nancy MacLean, DEMOCRACY IN CHAINS: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America/Duke University

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

Article: "James M. Buchanan" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Massive resistance" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Commerce Clause" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Let Him Die" by Jacob Weisberg.

Article: "Phil Gramm" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Wendy Lee Gramm" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Tyler Cowen" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Mike Pence" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Marc Short" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Scott Pruitt" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Club for Growth" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Freedom Partners" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Americans for Prosperity" by Wikipedia.

Movie: "FernGully

: The Last Rainforest".

Video: FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992) Trailer B.

Article: "Elon Musk: We Can Power America by Covering Small Corner of Utah With Solar" by Lorraine Chow.

Quote: "In The Long Run It Is The Majority Who Will Determine What The Constitutional Rights Of The Minority Are" - Chief Justice William Rehnquist.

Article: "Gingrich: Mueller tip of 'deep state spear'" by Rebecca Savransky.

Case: "Marbury v. Madison", 1803 (judicial review)

Video: Dr. Robert Sapolsky - Hierarchy Is Bad for Your Health, clip.

The Big Picture: Why Is PBS Selling Out to a Conservative Privatization Think Tank?

Big Picture Interview: Trump's Latest Consumer Betrayal
- Bartlett Naylor, Public Citizen's Congress Watch

Big Picture Panel: Will Trump Fire Mueller?
- Isaiah Poole, People's Action/Campaign for America's Future
- Bryan Pruitt, RedState

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Thursday, June 15, 2017



Wednesday Night, June 14

12-1 Dave Emory, “For the Record #71 “Martin A. Lee Live (Originally broadcast in 1997)

You can subscribe to the comments made on programs and posts–an excellent source of information in, and of, itself --

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 "Synthetic Mesh Epidemic"

Ralph talks to hernia surgeon, Dr. Robert Bendavid and whistleblower journalist, Jane Akre about all of the problems arising from the use of surgical mesh. Plus, Ralph answers listener questions!

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2-3 Naomi Klein: “No Is Not Enough”

Resisting Trump’s Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need

From TUC Radio,

3-4 “Connect the Dots” with Lila Garrett This program was not broadcast in its original time, Monday, June 5 with Dennis Kucinich, Medea Benjamin, and David Swanson.

“Connect the Dots” is on KPFK regularly at 7-8am, Mondays.

Link to program at

4-5:55 The Thom Hartmann Program

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

Tweet: "This morning at 10 am I was scheduled to cover a House GOP-led hearing on deregulating gun silencers. Another day in America" by Kira Lerner.

Article: "James T Hodgkinson: What we know about Virginia suspect" by Jessica Lussenhop.

Tweet: "Time to re-think this kind of rhetoric. Please." by Thom Hartmann.

Tweet: "Virginia: No background checks, No licensing, No registration, No permit req'd for concealed carry of long guns, Open carry long guns & handguns" by David Frum.

Article: "Democrats End Sit-In After 25 Hours, Drawing Attention to Gun Control", June 23, 2016 by David M. Herszenhorn and Emmarie Huetteman.

Article: "All House Votes Canceled After Congressional Shooting" by Phillip Stucky.

Article: "Congressional Democrats to file emoluments lawsuit against Trump" by Tom Hamburger and Karen Tumulty.

Article: "Sessions testimony: attorney general grilled on Russia ties - as it happened" by Tom McCarthy.

Article: "2011 Tucson shooting" (incl. Gabby Giffords) by Wikipedia.

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

Book: The Least Among Us: Waging the Battle for the Vulnerable by Rosa L. DeLauro.

Article: "Gerrymandering" by Wikipedia.

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

Article: "House panel considers bill easing gun silencer restrictions" by John Bresnahan.

Bill: "H.R.367 - Hearing Protection Act of 2017" by Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3].

Article: "Hearing Protection Act before House committee this week" by Chris Eger.

Site: Move to Amend

Site: Wisconsin United To Amend (WIUTA).

Article: "Opposing Trump's "Moral Chaos," People's Budget Offers Roadmap for Resistance" by Deirdre Fulton.

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

N. Korea - Thinking the Unthinkable...
- Dr. Graham Allison, Harvard's Kennedy School of Government Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs/Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap?

Article: "Thinking the Unthinkable With North Korea" by Graham Allison.

Article: "What Xi Jinping Wants" by Graham Allison.

Article: "Thucydides" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Thucydides Trap" by Wikipedia.

Quote: "What made war inevitable was the growth of Athenian power and the fear which this caused in Sparta" - Thucydides.

Article: "Dominance hierarchy" by Wikipedia.

Site/movie: The Coming War On China - John Pilger.

Article: "Spratly Islands dispute" by Wikipedia.

Here's the REAL history of the 2nd Amendment!

Article: "UPS shooting leaves four dead, including gunman, in San Francisco" by Emmett Berg.

Article: "2nd Amendment". A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.

Book: Slave Patrols: Law and Violence in Virginia and the Carolinas by Sally E. Hadden.

Article: "Constitution of the United States" Article 1 section 8. "...To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;..."

Article: "The Second Amendment Was Ratified to Preserve Slavery" by Thom Hartmann, January 15, 2013.

Video: "Second amendment was Passed to Protect Slavery" by Thom Hartmann.

Article: "New data: Inequality runs even deeper than previously thought" by Howard R. Gold.

Article: "The Second Amendment Was Not Ratified to Preserve Slavery" by Anthony Gregory.

The Big Picture: Bottom Line - Mass Shootings Are About Hate

Big Picture Interview: Live report from scene of Virginia shooting

- Simone Del Rosario, RT America

Big Picture Interview: Lessons From the Shooting?

- Jason Hayes,

Big Picture Panel: 200 Members of Congress Sue Trump

- Charles Sauer, The Market Institute

- Julio Rivera, Reactionary Times/Newsmax/Right Wing News/Politichicks

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017


Tuesday Night, June 13

12-12:30 Vaccine Update

"Zia Fears Overblown" article:

"Vaccination Truth" with Suzanne Humphries MD



MUSIC INTRO: Tangerine Dream, ‘Matter of Time’ from “Canyon Dreams” CD

12:30-3:30 Kat Duff "Dark Heart of Healing: A Pursuit of the Greater Truths About Life, Death, and Illness"

Originally from Sounds True but not in current catalog.

MUSIC OUTRO: Tangerine Dream, ‘Matter of Time’ from “Canyon Dreams” CD

3:30-5:55 The Thom Hartmann Program

Senate GOP Won't Release A Draft Of the TrumpCare - They Are Hiding It...

Article: "Senate GOP won't release draft health care bill" by Caitlin Owens.

Article: "'Sacrificing Democracy': Senate GOP Plans to Hide TrumpCare From US Public" by Jake Johnson.

Article: "Reporters can't film hallway interviews with senators without permission" by Elliot Smilowitz.

Campaigning Dems are Getting Death Threats & Dropping Out... Are Any GOPers Getting Death Threats... NOPE!

Article: "Trump-era Political Violence Deterring Democratic Candidates" by Nina Burleigh.

How Did Just Five Men Get To Own Half the World's Wealth?

Article: "Now Just Five Men Own Almost as Much Wealth as Half the World's Population" by Paul Buchheit.

Article: "Q+A - What is shadow banking and why does it matter?" by Michelle Martin.

Article: "Madoff investment scandal" by Wikipedia.

Video: President Donald Trump Holds 'Very Sick' Cabinet Meeting | Morning Joe | MSNBC.

Video: Chuck Schumer Perfectly Lampoons President Donald Trump Cabinet Meeting.

Article: "Jeff Sessions: Trump's attorney general to testify in public on Russia" by BBC.

Article: "Sometimes, Spending Brings a Bigger Return Than Saving" by Carl Richards.

Article: "Republicans in N.C. Senate cut education funding - but only in Democratic districts. Really." by Valerie Strauss.

Article: "House votes to kill Dodd-Frank. Now what?" by Donna Borak.

Law: "Glass-Steagall Act", 1933.

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

Article: "Tomgram

: Rebecca Solnit, We Could Be Heroes

" by Rebecca Solnit.

Book, site: "Web of Debt", Ellen Brown.

Godfather Trump Wants To Fire Mueller - Would He Get Away With It?

Article: "Deputy AG Rosenstein says he hasn't seen any reason to fire Mueller" by Kyle Cheney and Josh Gerstein.

Article: "Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea pledging to 'open door'" by Agence France-Presse.

Article: "University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier, said to be in a coma, released from North Korea " by Anna Fifield and Karen DeYoung.

Video: President Bush Axis of Evil Speech.

Article: "Japan holds first evacuation drill to prepare for North Korean missile" by Ivan Watson, Yoko Wakatsuki and Hidetaka Sato.

Article: "Secret Service Says It Has 'No Records' of Trump White House Recordings" by Alex Seitz-Wald.

Article: "Another appeals court upholds block on Trump's revised travel ban" by AP.

Article: "Mattis Declines To Suck Up To Trump, Praises Troops Instead" by Adam Linehan.

Article: "Uber CEO to Take Leave, Diminished Role After Workplace Scandals" by Eric Newcomer.

Article: "Black Panther Party" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Zinke Calls for Scaling Back Bears Ears National Monument" by Climate Nexus.

Article: "Selling Off Apache Holy Land" by Lydia Millet.

What Connects Brexit, the DUP, Dark Money and a Saudi prince?
- Fintan O'Toole, The Irish Times

Article: "What connects Brexit, the DUP, dark money and a Saudi prince? " by Fintan O'Toole.

Site: openDemocracyUK.

Article: "Oroville Dam" by Wikipedia.

Book: An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873by Benjamin Madley.

Article: "Trump's plan to "totally destroy" the Johnson Amendment creates a huge campaign finance loophole for churches to exploit" by Sophia Tesfaye.

Article: "Paul Ryan defends Trump: 'He's new at government' and doesn't know not to obstruct justice" by Kira Lerner.

Article: "Skeptical Trump says Bill Clinton and Loretta Lynch couldn't have filled a half-hour chat with golf and grandkids because he runs out of things to say after 'about nine or ten seconds'" by David Martosko.

Article: "Jeff Sessions testimony: attorney general grilled on Russia ties - live" by Tom McCarthy.

The Big Picture: Reaganism - 5 Men Now Own 1/2 the World's Wealth

Big Picture Interview: What The Dodd-Frank RollBack Will Bring America
- Morris Pearl, Patriotic Millionaires

Big Picture Panel: The Future of the Democratic Party
- Kymone Freeman, We Act Radio/Black Lives Matter DC
- Jeff Stier, National Center For Public Policy Research

Big Picture Fact: Climate Change: Rainfall Warning By NASA

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017



Monday Night, June 12

12-3 Special Program on Public Banking

All Info: Global Voices for Justice, (310) 283-0885, <>

Ellen Brown produces a program on Progressive Radio Network

Her archives: (free download of programs)

3-4 "From the Vault," "1984" by George Orwell Part 9 of 13

From Pacifica Radio Archives, 1 (800) 735-0230,

4-5:55 The Thom Hartmann Program

Trump Has Embraced Revenge & Loyalty for Decades

Article: "Jimmy Carter And Bernie Sanders Explain How Inequality Breeds Authoritarianism" by Zaid Jilani.

Article: "French elections: Macron's party buoyant but turnout slumps" by Angelique Chrisafis.

Article: "America is an oligarchy, not a democracy or republic, university study finds" by Cheryl K. Chumley.

Quote: "Ideally, you'd have every plant you own on a barge to move with currencies and changes in the economy." - Jack Welch.

Article: "Natural Gas Industry Brings A Fake Grassroots Group To Eastern Pipeline Fights" by Alexander C. Kaufman.

Article: "House votes to kill Dodd-Frank. Now what?" by Donna Borak.

Article: "The Energy 202: What the Dodd-Frank rollback could mean for energy companies" by Dino Grandoni.

Article: "Switzerland's voters reject basic income plan" by BBC.

Article: "Ontario plans to launch universal basic income trial run this summer" by Ashifa Kassam.

Article: "Cotton gin" by Wikipedia.

Article: "An old 'disease' that could help lawmakers understand today's health-care debate" by George F. Will.

Article: "Donald Trump just held the weirdest Cabinet meeting ever" by Chris Cillizza.

Article: "FLASHBACK: Here's Donald Trump in 1992 Talking About Loyalty Exactly as Comey Says He Did in 2017" by Joe DePaolo.

Event: June 9 - 11, 2017, Chicago, IL: "The People's Summit".

Article: "Illinois gubernatorial election, 2018" by Wikipedia.

Site: Biss for Illinois.

Article: "Senior US prosecutor Bharara fired 'after refusing Trump call'" by BBC.

Article: "American-led intervention in Syria" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Tillerson

says Qatar blockade 'hindering' military operations

" by Rebecca Kheel.

Why a 90% Tax Rate Would Make America Great Again
- Ryan Girdusky, Red Alert Politics

Article: "Economic Growth by President" by Jeffrey H. Anderson.

Article: "U.S. GDP by Year Compared to Recessions and Events" by Kimberly Amadeo.

Article: "14 Ways a 90 Percent Top Tax Rate Fixes Our Economy and Our Country" by Dave Johnson.

Book: Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty.

Transcript: "The Third Kennedy-Nixon Presidential Debate", October 13, 1960.

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

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

Talk Media News Segment:
- Victoria Jones

Article: "Another appeals court upholds block on Trump's revised travel ban" by AP.

Article: "D.C. and Maryland sue President Trump, alleging breach of constitutional oath" by Aaron C. Davis.

Article: "Justice Department Argues Trump Is Allowed To Take Money From Foreign Governments" by Emma Stefansky.

Article: "Sessions says he is willing to testify before Senate Intel Committee Tuesday" by Bryan Renbaum.

Article: "Trump makes bizarre claims at press event as Cabinet members take turns praising him" by John Harwood.

Article: "Senate GOP won't release draft health care bill" by Caitlin Owens.

Site: "Goats for the old Goat".

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

No Is Not Enough
- Naomi Klein

Book: No Logo by Naomi Klein.

Article: "What Did Cedric Robinson Mean by Racial Capitalism?".

Article: "Leap Manifesto" by Wikipedia.

Site: The Leap Manifesto.

Article: "Fruit of the poisonous tree" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Loving v. Virginia" (June 12, 1967) by Wikipedia.

Article: "Loving Day" (June 12) by Wikipedia.

Article: "David Stockman Calls Trump Budget Projections 'Fantasy'" by Bloomberg.

Article: "Bombshell: Warming May Shrink Russian Permafrost 30% by 2050" by Joe Romm, Aug 5, 2011.

Article: "Peter Wadhams" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Scott Pruitt, outspoken and forceful, moves to the center of power within the Trump administration" by Juliet Eilperin and Brady Dennis.

Article: "Zinke's monuments 'review' is land seizure in disguise" by Jenny Rowland.

Article: "Trump is deleting climate change, one site at a time" by Oliver Milman and Sam Morris.

The Big Picture: Proof! Godfather Trump Has Embraced Revenge & Loyalty for Decades

Big Picture Interview: What the Corbyn/Bernie Surge Means To the World
- Larry Cohen, Our Revolution/Democracy Initiative

Big Picture Panel: Will The "Pay Trump Bribes Here" Lawsuit Succeed?
- Alex Lawson, Social Security Works
- Dave McCulloch, Capitol Media Partners

Big Picture Fact: Here's how many years we lose to air pollution

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