How did the United States — the richest country in the world — become the worldwide epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, with one person dying of COVID-19 every 47 seconds? We spend the hour with Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author, discussing this unprecedented moment in history, and its political implications, as Senator … Continued

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Democrats and republicans spar over next coronavirus relief bill. New York’s COVID-19 death toll peaks for third consecutive day. California Governor defends sending PPE-personal protective equipment out of state. Lawmakers discuss vote by mail legislation during coronavirus … Continued

The Visionary Activist Show

The Visionary Activist Show – Traditional Medicine as Navigational Ally in Viral Storms Past, Present, Future

Caroline cahoots with Dana Ullman, one of America’s leading advocates for homeopathy, to calmly, yet enthusiastically guide us in strengthening our immune system, personally and politically…. “Although the Chinese have been remarkably effective in preventing the increased incidence of this viral infection, the media have NOT been reporting on the fact that the vast majority of … Continued

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Senator Bernie Sanders ends bid for presidency, paving way for Joe Biden. President Donald Trump threatens cuts to WHO amidst global pandemic. Democratic Senators call for up to $25,000 in “hero” pay for front line workers. California … Continued

There are many ways that the crisis brought about by the coronavirus is exceptional.  But as Peter Linebaugh reminds us, pandemics throughout history have been met both by attempts by elites to extend their domination and the people’s attempts to resist while surviving.  The noted historian weighs in plagues, from antiquity to Covid 19. Resources: … Continued

About Health

April 6, 2020: Facing The Climate Emergency

Can we face the truth about the Climate Emergency, during this time of the deadly Covid-19 global health crisis? Join Nurse Rona and her guest Margaret Klein Salamon, PhD, a clinical psychologist turned climate warrior whose work helps people face the deeply frightening, painful truths of the climate emergency, and transform their despair into effective action. … Continued

U.S. Attorney General William Barr issued an emergency order Friday calling for the release of vulnerable federal prisoners into home confinement amid the coronavirus crisis. This news comes as at least 16 states have also released prisoners. We look at the treatment of incarcerated people in New York state, where Governor Andrew Cuomo has yet … Continued