My guest today, Marcy Wheeler has been blasting awat, chip by byte att he judicial-industrial complex...
Letting the air out of its tires, so to speak. And today, after floating through the weekend zeitgeist, comes this: Former director of the National Security Agency Michael Hayden, says he doesn't see the need for the U.S. government to prosecute the New York Times reporter who revealed the agency's warrantless surveillance of Americans.
Michael Hayden says he is "conflicted" about whether reporter James Risen should be compelled to reveal his sources. 14:20 minutes (13.12 MB)
Dr. Mica Carew, and Dr. Josie Schmidt talk about their upcoming workshop: Still the Mind, Stabilizing the Hormones, An Introduction to Hormone Balancing and the Mind/Body Connection October 25th and 26th which will be held at Cannon Beach Yoga Arts on the Oregon coast.
Hormone imbalance can manifest in the following ways: Incontinence, weight gain, blood sugar imbalance, menstrual disorder, menopausal symptoms, anxiety and sleep disorders. Doctors Mica and Josie will teach natural gentle ways to bring your hormones back in to balance.
48:35 minutes (44.48 MB)
Tootie Smith is a republican who is running for the US House in Oregon's 5th District. She talked with Don Merrill about her views on forest policy, why she doesn't want drones looking in people's windows and what she would do increase condiality in the Congress. 29:51 minutes (27.33 MB)
In this special extended episode of Words and Pictures, we welcome the international writing and illustrating team behind the comics-oriented guidebookClusters and Your Economy, which examines collaborative communities from Renaissance Florence to California's Silicon Valley to find out why cultural and technological breakthroughs are influenced by somethi 41:55 minutes (16.79 MB)
The question we have to ask is, How did we get here? And there is a simple answer: The USA Patriot Act, which no one has read because no one believed that it would be in force this long. 14:22 minutes (13.15 MB)
Iven Hale hosts today's show featuring analysis of US military action in the Middle East as well as the music of, and a movie about, Portland based singer-songwriter Elliot Smith.
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35:35 minutes (24.43 MB)
"Heaven Adores You" is a tribute to the music and the life of the late Portland singer and songwriter Elliot Smith. The film, directed and produced by Nickolas Rossi, features many views of Portland in the 90s as well as Smith's music. Our Movie Moles Frann Michel and Iven Hale give us this appreciative review. 7:01 minutes (4.82 MB)
It's so obvious that the "War on Terror" cannot possibly accomplish what it claims to be its goals that either those who are running the war are utter fools, or else their goals are quite different from what they say they are. David Mizner explores the most likey unstated purposes of the war in a piece on the Jacobin Magazine website. Here Clayton Morgareidge lays out the main points. 8:11 minutes (5.62 MB)