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Who is really behind ISIS (or ISIL) and who is actually fighting them? It’s not who you’d expect. In this revealing interview, the co-founder of Gulf State Analytics Giorgio Cafiero¬† explains what’s really going on in Yemen. And you can’t

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Psychedelics hold enormous potential for understanding the human mind, so why is it kept illegal? A recent study in the Journal of Psychopharmacology notes that some 30 million Americans have tried LSD and other drugs to no ill health effects. On this show former United Church of Christ minister George Zilliac discusses the spiritual benefits of the careful use of LSD and other similar substances.

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Most of the world seems to think that the State of Israel and Judaism are one and the same. They are not. Where Judaism is thousands of years old and lived for peace with Muslims and Christians in what Rabbi Yisroel Dovid Weiss calls The Holy Land, Zio…

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A war on terror is, by definition, a war without end. On this show, Afghan correspondent for the Wall St Journal and Christian Science Monitor Anand Gopal talks about his new book: No Good Men Among The Living; America, the Taliban, and the War Through…

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There’s a new religion out there. Up on a pedestal are the new information monopolies, which many believe in as infallible, purely scientific mechanisms that fix humanity’s problems better than mere humans. Google and Comcast are the new all-powerful i…

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The cultural and politicval far right claims there’s a war on Christmas. Of course it’s nonsense. The holiday has been with us for hundreds of years before the birth of Jesus and only morphed into what we see today as Christmas in the last century or s…

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On part one, it’s NY Congressman Peter King in the first of many interviews with 2016 Republican presidential wannabes. And on part two, journalist Amanda Marcotte discusses the findings of her research into the weirdest right wing Christian conspiracy…

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America’s war on Iraq started ten years ago on March 19 Some four thousand Americans and well over a hundred thousand, possibly close to a million Iraqis died. On part one, journalist Greg Barrett talks about what he witnessed among Americans and Iraqi…

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While some argue Christmas is really a religious Christian holiday, that’s just not the case. On this show, Burt’s guest is the Reverend Selena Fox, a Wiccan priestess, interfaith minister, environmentalist, Pagan elder, author, and lecturer in…

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Fear replaces rational thinking; FDR knew this. Most Americans don’t personally know any Muslims but we do know that those who caused 9/11 claimed to be Muslim. So today in 2012, we are in the grips of Islamophobia. The Institute for Policy Stu…

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How different from the usual flock of Republican presidential wannabes is front-runner Texas Governor Rick Perry? All candidates since Reagan have sought the support of the Christian Right, but there is evidence suggesting he, and Micelle Bachmann, are…

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Michelle Goldberg, author of Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism, and The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the World certainly knows her stuff. On this show, the columnist for The Daily Beast talks about what she’ know…

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