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The contamination of the cradle of corn with genetically engineered seeds - Ignacio Chapela from the University of California, Berkeley discovered that genetically modified corn had contaminated the cradle of corn in the remote mountains of Oaxaca, Mexico. The Zapotecan Indians have cultivated corn there for over 10,000 years. In Part TWO Chapela questions why a biotech company can take out a patent on a living seed after making minor changes in the DNA. He also warns of horizontal gene transfer whereby an engineered gene from one organism may enter the genome of another species, including humans. Ignacio Chapela is now (2018) associate professor of microbial ecology at UC, Berkeley.
The Michael Slate Show: Oscar Brown Jr. - his art, his music, his politics and his passion , Segment 1
Oscar Brown Jr. talks about his life, his music, his poetry and his politics from his start as one of the first Black radio hosts to the influence of Paul Robeson and his life as one of the premier songwriters and performers in the country
Sara Flounders joins the program to discuss her popular article, "Why the U.S. Threatens China." It has taken on greater relevance in the context of Canada's arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou. The 'trade war' isn't simply about trade: it's about the larger issue of the United States trying to contain China's overall economic rise. China wasn't supposed to succeed. It was supposed to be a giant sweatshop to sew t-shirts and assemble iPhones. Now, because of socialist planning, it is thwarting U.S. attempts at subjugation, and building a rapport with others who have been colonized and exploited. The U.S. is unable to compete economically with China in many sectors. Flounders describes how in its ongoing attempt to 'pivot to Asia,' America is leveraging its military advantage to put pressure on China.
Segment One Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 33 in B Flat Major, K. 319 I. Allegro Assai II. Andante Moderato III. Menuetto IV. Allegro Assai Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Karl Bohm: Conductor FLAC Album: Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in B Flat Major/Mozart: Symphony No. 33 in B Flat Major (High Definition Tape Transfers) Segment Two Erno Dohnanyi: Variations on a Nursery Tune, Op. 25 I. Introduction: Maestoso II. Theme: Allegro III. Variation I: Poco Piu Mosso IV. Variation II: Risoluto V. Variation III: L'istesso Tempo VI. Variation IV: Molto Meno Mosso (Allegretto Moderato) VII. Variation V: Piu Mosso VIII. Variation VI: Ancora Piu Mosso (Allegro) IX. Variation VII: Walzer (Tempo Giusto) X. Variation VIII: Alla Marcia (Allegro Moderato) XI. Variation IX: Presto XII. Variation X: Passacaglia (Adagio Non Troppo) XIII. Variation XI: Choral (Maestoso) XIV. Finale Fugato (Allegro Vivace) Erno Dohnanyi: Piano London Symphony Orchestra Lawrance Collingwood: Conductor CD Box Set: Composers in Person 1926-1958 (EMI Classics) Segment Three Dave Flynn: Quirk No. 2 "Shadowplay" Aisling Agnew: Flute Dave Flynn: Guitar CD: Shadowplay: New Music for Flute and Guitar (Frisbee)
On this week’s special program, through our “NewsWrap” coverage beginning in 2009, and with comments by Indian activists and an out gay Indian-American comic, “This Way Out” looks back at one of the most important LGBTQ stories of 2018 — the fall of India’s repressive law against consensual adult same-gender sex: Penal Code Section 377! [“NewsWrap” returns next week!]
Justin Piche will talk about Trudeau announcement that his government will end solitary confinement in Canada. I will believe it when I see it. Also, Emily Hill will delve into the Ewert Supreme Court decision that is about the applicability of psychological assessment tests for indigenous people caught up in the legal system.
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