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New World Notes: #551 -- Sugar: The Bitter Truth, Part 2 (R), Segment 1

4 weeks 1 day ago
More of Dr. Robert Lustig's engaging and wide-ranging talk on the poisoning of the American diet. He argues that the cause of our epidemic of obesity, metabolic disease, and cardiovascular disease is sugar, specifically fructose. It's not just "empty calories," says Lustig: it's actually poison. Industry is increasing the amount of fructose in foods, including and especially soda. High fructose corn syrup is not the only villain: many sugars are bad, ... (Continued under "Credits.")
Kenneth Dowst

New World Notes: #551 -- Sugar: The Bitter Truth, Part 2 (R), Segment 1

4 weeks 1 day ago
More of Dr. Robert Lustig's engaging and wide-ranging talk on the poisoning of the American diet. He argues that the cause of our epidemic of obesity, metabolic disease, and cardiovascular disease is sugar, specifically fructose. It's not just "empty calories," says Lustig: it's actually poison. Industry is increasing the amount of fructose in foods, including and especially soda. High fructose corn syrup is not the only villain: many sugars are bad, ... (Continued under "Credits.")
Kenneth Dowst

Latin Waves : interviews Zoe Luba from Stop Demovictions Burnaby, Segment 1

4 weeks 1 day ago
Zoe Luba is an organizer with Stop Demovictions Burnaby, coordinated by the alliance against displacement, a political organization building dual power between working class and indigenous communities to dismantle capitalism and colonialism. Stop demovictions Burnaby is fighting mass gentrification in the metrotown neighbourhood through grassroots resistance including public meetings, protests and occupations. Stuart interviews Zoe about the many myths and prejudices surrounding issues of poverty and homelessness. How hard it is to survive on minimum wage jobs in an urban center and what barriers working class people face to get ahead. We examine a new way to look at work and possible solutions for the future. Music by David Rovics, We are Everywhe
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Prof. Steven Salaita: Israel/Palestine - Deconstructing the language of the oppressor, Segment 2

1 month ago
Salaita speaks with a gift for revealing how language, in the hands of illegitimate power, colonizers, can be weaponized to justify white supremacy, capitalism, theft of land and culture, and negation of identity. He comments on the Sioux "water protectors, the significance of the statement, "Water is Life" and indigenous solidarity in the similar yet different conditions, as human beings put their bodies in the path, of State power intent on domination through displacement and exploitation.
Dale Lehman/WZRD

Prof. Steven Salaita: Israel/Palestine - Deconstructing the language of the oppressor, Segment 1

1 month ago
Salaita speaks with a gift for revealing how language, in the hands of illegitimate power, colonizers, can be weaponized to justify white supremacy, capitalism, theft of land and culture, and negation of identity. He comments on the Sioux "water protectors, the significance of the statement, "Water is Life" and indigenous solidarity in the similar yet different conditions, as human beings put their bodies in the path, of State power intent on domination through displacement and exploitation.
Dale Lehman/WZRD

KPFA Local Station Board 9-15-18 meeting public comments

1 month ago
..via No Lies Radio...Ann Garrison bring a petition in support of the world's premier scribe...Wikileaks founder Julian Assange...to a resistant board...to the shock of Daniel Elsberg...and a chorus of listeners bring us one for Bonnie Faulkner...another of the station's most fearless...in 90 second bites...
DJ Mouse

Global Research News Hour: The Suspicious Death of Judge Loya, the BJP and the Rise of Fascism in India, Segment 1

1 month ago
On this week’s Global Research News Hour , we turn our attention to development’s in one of the world’s largest economies and indications that democratic freedoms and mechanisms are imperilled under the current right wing BJP government. Our guests for the hour are Niranjan Takle, the journalist who broke a major story about the death of Judge Brijgopal Loya, and University of Manitoba academic and author Radhika Desai.
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