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 6am

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


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