In the first hour Marion Nestle, Professor of Nutrition at NYU, goes on the attack with “Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda and Winning”. In the second hour, Phyllis Bennis, fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, discusses her latest book, “Understanding ISIS and the Global War on Terror, A Primer”.

Featuring music from Dead Sullivan out of Denton, Tx. Eagles of Death Metal from Palm Desert, CA. Vinyl Williams from Los Angeles, CA. Acid Ghost out of San Francisco, CA. Death From Above 1979 based out of Toronto, Ontario. Small Black from Brooklyn signed to Jagjaguwar and Francisco The Man signed to Fat Possum Records. … Continued

OPD Shooting Nathaniel Wilks.  That’s the name of the 24-year-old black man who was shot and killed by Oakland Police Officers this Wednesday at the intersection of 27th and Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Oakland.  The shooting took place after police chased him across town by car.  Wilks crashed his car, and from there … Continued

Preventing and Treating Emotional Challenges and Mental Illness 0

Mental Health: Preventing and Treating Emotional Challenges and Mental Illness A key goal for people who suffer from a mental illness, or who have emotional challenges, is to achieve and maintain psychological wellbeing. There are many ways to reduce emotional suffering and treat the ills that millions of people face each year. Join me and … Continued

Hard Knock Radio

Hugo “Yogi” Pinell

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On Wednesday, Hugo Pinell, 71, was killed and 11 inmates were treated for stab wounds when fighting broke out at California State Prison-Sacramento. Pinell, in jail since 1965, had been serving three life sentences. On today’s program we speak with long-time activist, journalist and former Black Panther member Kiilu Nyasha about the life and death … Continued

The Chinese government recently devalued its currency. What does that mean for the Chinese economy and the global economy? In the second half, we will take a look at President Obama’s unprecedented nuclear enrichment deal with Iran. It has ruffled a lot of feathers on Capitol Hill and inside Israel but not everyone is resisting the move. We’ll take a look … Continued