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Everyday Products With Cancer Hazards

Julia Brody
Ruthann Rudel
Lynn Goldman

A new study warns of unlabeled and potentially cancer-causing chemicals in many consumer products. Hear about some of the products scientists are the most concerned about. These scientists talk to Tom Ashbrook: Julia Brody, executive director of the Silent Spring Institute, which studies the link between environmental chemicals and our health, Ruthann Rudel, director of research at the Silent Spring Institute and Lynn Goldman, dean of the School of Public Health and Health Services at George Washington University.
Source: Household Cancer Hazards
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How Social Movements Win

Marshall Ganz-Power

Terrence McNally, journalist and radio host interviews Marshall Ganz-Power on social movements. During Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, he was the lead organizer of the grassroots for the former community organizer.
Source: Q&A: Marshall Ganz-Power of Story in Social Movements

Jeremy Scahill

Scott Horton Interviews Jeremy Scahill

Jeremy Scahill discusses how Yemeni President Saleh convinced the Bush administration to send aid, supposedly to fight Al Qaeda, but instead used the money to eliminate his rivals and how Obama’s frequent air strikes, killing scores of civilians, have turned rural tribesmen into anti-American militants.
Source: Scott Horton Interviews Jeremy Scahill

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"The Greatest Bank Robbery Ever" with William K. Black

William K. Black

William Black explains crony capitalism, control fraud, Liars' Loans, fraud incentives, and how bank managers make fraud payoff and let the public pay the bill.
Source: Guns and Butter, for February 29, 2012 - 1:00pm

Gareth Porter

Scott Horton Interviews Gareth Porter

Gareth Porter, investigative journalist and historian talks about Lt. Col. Daniel Davis' efforts to inform the public on the terrible conditions in Afghanistan. He also comments about the U.S.-Israeli conflict with Iran. He explains why the “messianicBenjamin Netanyahu might start a war with Iran even if it does not benefit Israel.
Source: Scott Horton Interviews Gareth Porter

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How To Stop Corporations, Banksters, and Other Vampires from Sucking America Dry

Dylan Ratigan

Dylan Ratigan is host of “The Dylan Ratigan Show,” on MSNBC and author of Greedy Bastard$!. Dylan Ratigan explains his hardball, gloves-off approach to American politics and big business. Ratigan discusses the repercussions and remedies to the problems America faces. Quentin Hardy is Deputy Technology Editor of The New York Times and moderator of this discussion.
Source: Dylan Ratigan

Tom Engelhardt

It Can't Happen Here

Tom Engelhardt talks about reversals in foreign and military policy and American involvement in the Greater Middle East.
Source: It Can't Happen Here

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Obama’s Job Creation? Lower US Wages Below Mexico/China!

Obama is now promising jobs to American workers. But there is a COLOSSAL catch. Savaged wages and benefits.

Repeat: SAVAGED!!!

Exactly what the one percenters have been lusting after and now enjoy coming to fruition from a DEMOCRATIC President, of all creatures, who has managed to hoodwink the American citizenry into not seriously noticing. You put the rhetorical emphasis on JOBS .... yadda yadda yadda ... then who seeks more reality-troubling negative details as to how this will come about. Who seriously applies individual critical thinking in this hysterical climate of political gamesmanship and mass corporate disinformation?

Apparently our Democratic president thinks he can keep up the big lie beyond his election in November. Sadly, I wouldn't make book against that.

Obama’s plan is exactly the kind of plan Mitt Romney would implement. It’s not a lesser evil plan at all. It is just as evil as what the pro-corporatists Republicans quest after. Easier for Obama to slide it by, of course, given the fog of denial still enveloping an incredibly large percentage of the original 80 million who put him in office. Such a perfect front man for oligarchy. Enough betrayal mojo in him for a whole next term.

Song For Mom: 7 Billion

Help "7 Billion" go viral by Tweeting and reposting on FB and with a message about how a woman in your life has inspired you.

"7 Billion" reflects not only a message of global unity for environmental and social justice, but also acknowledges the struggle and everyday commitment their very own mothers and mothers around the world make to improve the lives of others.