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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/CarbonTaxGOP.mp3Never motivated by serving the common good, powerful old-school Republican leaders such as James Baker, George Schultz, and Henry Paulson have put forward a proposal for a carbon emissions tax to fight climate change. You ask: why would they do

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/NukesGrossman.mp3With the mainstream finally focusing on reducing carbon emissions, the highly capitalized nuclear industry is once again trying for a rebirth. This time as a carbon-free answer to help reduce climate change. But according to guest veteran investigative reporter Karl

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/TillersonFoE.mp3Is America merely a conduit for corporate wealth? Is the earth merely for exploiting without care? Trump’s designate to be secretary of state, Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson is all that an more. Though the job of SoS is about

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/NoDAPL.mp3Indigenous Americans for over 300 years have been treated as invisible; treaties and promises routinely ignored. Mainstream media ignored it as long as they could for fear of upsetting advertisers but pressure kept building and, surprise: the water protectors put

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/HRCPushGupta.mp3For the sake of America itself, of course we must stop Trump. As our guest on this show author and columnist Arun Gupta points out: Trumpism is simply ethnic cleansing. On what issues will she need pushing from the public?

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/HumanitarianWars.mp3It just sounds so bad: wars for domination. The new and improved justification is “humanitarian intervention” or Responsibility to Protect (R2P). It’s prime advocate is US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, likely to get a prime spot in a

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/ProgressiveChoices_.mp3With Trump as president, it would be a major effort to just move back to the center. With Hillary Clinton, and sustained  pressure from progressives, forward motion is possible, if difficult. This is for progressives thinking about the election. Michael

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/OilNations_MedicareFix.mp3They used to be on top of the world. Remember the mighty OPEC countries? With the fall of the price of oil, countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, and Venezuela are reeling. Professor Michael Klare looks at the nightmares unfolding and

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/PanamaPapers.mp3Tremendous wealth is being sheltered from taxation. The rules for the rest of us apparently don’t apply to the super rich of the world. But think about how that now-hidden wealth might help millions throughout the world. This is the

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/01%20Iran_Saudi%201_16%201.mp3On January 2, 2016, our great ally, the Saudi government, cut the heads off 47 prisoners, including the revered Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr. Shiite Iran was none too pleased. Tensions between them are at an all time high. Guest on

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/ISIS%24ArabsNo.mp3All the presidential contenders and all of Washington’s top brains repeatedly call for the wealthy Arab states to lead the war on ISIS. Why aren’t they doing it? Former State Department whistle-blower Peter Van Buren explains why.

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/Bacevich_DrugAds.mp3On the first half, international relations and military history professor Andrew Bacevich on why western belligerence can not be successful against ISIS, and suggests what can work. And on part two, there is a move to once again prohibit those

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/KissingerGrandin.mp3Perpetual war is now widely accepted. Henry Kissinger’s unique apparently amoral approach to assertion of his and America’s power still casts a shadow on America, both domestically and across the world. This new book: Kissinger’s Shadow, The Long Reach of

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/TurkeyISIS.mp3A hundred were killed in a peaceful rally in Ankara: who did it and why? It seems to have been ISIS, which our ally, the Erdogan government of Turkey, is actually helping. meanwhile our enemy, Putin’s Russia is helping to

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/Railroaded%201.mp3The Tea Party these days looks with fondness to the 19th century as a time of rugged individualism and unemcumbered free markets. As with so many mythic images, reality is exceedingly different. Like corporate personhood? Thank the railroads. Ever notice

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/GalbraithSyriaIraq.mp3Despite the fact that the US inadvertently created ISIS and is still arming the wrong people, and despite the fact that the US and Russia seem to be on opposite sides, Ambassador Peter Galbraith argues the region is on a

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/SaudiMedea.mp3Republican presidential wannabes fall over themselves to see who can hate Iran the most. And of course, ISIS is despicable. Yet with all their state run beheadings and human rights abuses, somehow Saudi Arabia remains America’s best Arab ally. Guest

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/Cincinnati.mp3We’ve all seen the results of economics imposed from the top down. Sometimes it works well, other times we’ve seen communities devastated as a result of this process. But in Cincinnati, there’s an idea taken largely from success in the

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It was a sneak attack on December 7, 1941, of course. But what yanked traditionally isolated Japan into the militaristic imperialist century? Largely hidden, but exceptionally significant, is a cruise into the Pacific in the summer of 1905. Using his

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/GMObill_IranDeal.mp3It might be all over for democracy when it comes to citizens’ right to know what they’re about to eat. Chemical companies are spending many millions to pass a bill to ensure GMOs can not be labeled. Not sure it

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/BillClintonReally%3F.mp3Many remember the Clinton years fondly. But the presidency of Bill Clinton was, on the domestic side, “just as damaging to the nation as George W Bush’s was on the foreign policy side.” This according to guest Dr. Steven Jonas

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/Friedman_Bernie.mp3The title may seem an exaggeration, but it’s not. Republican “solutions” are consistent in their attack not only on the fundamentals which saved capitalism in the New Deal, but also on the very notions of democracy and our republican form

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/Populism2015Conf.mp3It’s been with us since before America’s founding. Now, as more and more of us demand a direction different from rule by the wealthiest few, the word populism is coming back into vogue. As Campaign for America’s Future’s Isaiah Poole

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On one hand, the turnout in last November’s elections was pitiful. On the other, there are huge numbers of a massive yet largely untapped political energy. Unfortunately, the only organized political reach-out to these justifiably angry citizens so far has

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It’s about power: not just generation of electricity. The story of nuclear power is one of citizen power: big money and tremendous political power one one side and average citizens organizing at the local level on the other. And guess what; despite the…

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Thousands of people joined the farmers, ranchers, and tribal leaders of the Cowboy and Indian Alliance the week of April 22-26 in Washington DC. They were joined by actor Darryl Hannah and rocker Neil Young. We open with Neil’s words to those gathered …

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Oil Spill
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It was March 25, 1989 when the unprecedented oil spill from the Exxon Valdez tanker began polluting the Gulf of Alaska. What have we learned since then? Some call for “Drill Baby Drill,” and the political power of the petroleum industry has only increa…

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Talk about bravery. More than 10,000 American women in 1917 left their homes to face violence and inequality on the battlefields of the Great War. On part one, author Jo-Ann Power talks about writing her new book Heroic Measures. And on part two, NoMor…

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EnergyPodcast

If you live in NH, you’ve probably heard of Northern Pass. The huge  proposed project would carry a lot of electricity. But at what cost? Guests are Christophe Courchesne, Staff Attorney for the Conservation Law Foiundation and Jack Savage of the NH Forest Society. This is an issue which reflects the question of who has the power in the Granite State.
 

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EnergyMarriagePodcast

There used to be momentum privatizing publuc utilities. But now it’s swinging back to public ownership and control. On part one, Slate columnist Matt Yglesias looks at what it means for the common good.And on part two, Ian Millhiser, Senior Constitutio…

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