Making Contact

Making Contact – July 22, 2005

What’s up with the Weather? The Politics of Climate Change Global warming is transforming life as we know it from the arctic islands to the Long Island Sound. Now, 25 years after we first heard the term, scientists say the debate is over – climate change is here. On this edition, we’ll hear about whom … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – July 19, 2005

Science news 1) A split seems to be developing among environmentalists whether nuclear power can save us from global warming 2) The space shuttle is delayed again, raising the question: do we really need one? 3) A new planet has been discovered orbiting a triple star system 4) Scientists can reverse a form of Alzheimer’s … Continued


Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (6 am) – July 19, 2005

Seymour Hersh: Bush Authorized Covert Plan to Manipulate Iraqi Elections Pulitzer prize-winning investigative journalist Seymour Hersh reports that President Bush authorized covert plans last year to support the election campaigns of Iraqi candidates and political parties with close ties to the White House. Hersh cites unidentified former military and intelligence officials who said the administration … Continued


Pushing Limits

Pushing Limits – July 17, 2005

Hosts Adrienne Lauby and Leroy Moore will address psychiatric disabilities. "Mad Pride Is Human Pride" . In honor of Mad Pride Month, celebrated this year in four nations, Pushing Limits will feature the extraordinary story of Catherine Penny, who recovered from severe psychosis without the use of psychiatric drugs. The hosts will interview Dr. Daniel … Continued


Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (6 am) – July 7, 2005

London Subway and Bus Explosions Kill 37, Injure more than 100 Tony Blair is calling the subway and bus explosions in London a series of terrorist attacks designed to coincide with the G8 meetings in Scotland. The blasts ripped through three subway trains and a double-decker bus. Forty people are confirmed dead and more than … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – July 6, 2005

The Bay Area avoids a traffic nightmare as BART and its unions reach an agreement on a tentative labor contract in the wee hours of the morning averting a strike…….the pact reportedly contains pay hikes of seven percent over four years while tripling the employees’ payments for health insurance Governor Schwarzenegger calls the new state … Continued


Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (6 am) – July 6, 2005

Karl Rove Again Linked to Outting of CIA Operative Valerie Plame Two years after Ambassador Joe Wilson first named Karl Rove in the outting of his wife, CIA operative Valerie Plame, all eyes turn again to the man some say is the most powerful unelected official in the country – Karl Rove. We speak with … Continued


Flashpoints

Flashpoints – July 4, 2005

We re-broadcast a special investigation into the autism-mercury link with Robert Kennedy Jr., he’ll explain the massive coverup by US Congressmen, the CDC and the FDA, intimidated and paid off by big pharmeceutical companies, to inject our children with high levels of mercury in childhood vaccines; also, we’ll hear from a psychologist and a mother … Continued


Pushing Limits

Pushing Limits – July 3, 2005

Hosts Leah Gardener and Doyle Saylor discuss disabled athletes in a variety of contexts. The hosts will cover The Sidney Gay Games in 2002 and will interview Paralympics Judo silver medalist Lorie Pierce. The energy these athletes express about their sport and accomplishments is dynamic and exciting.


Flashpoints

Flashpoints – June 29, 2005

Today on Flashpoints, An expose on task force 121, the Pentagon’s top secret kidnapping and assassination team–funded by drug money?:also Bush Ag. Secretary continues to cover-up the multiple dangers posed by Mad-Cow Disease:Noted political performance artist and playwright, Sherry Glazer talks about tomorrow’s Breasts not Bombs protest in San Francisco; and from exile, the Knight … Continued