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CPR News: Weekday World, December 13, 2017

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Radio Curious: Loneliness and How it Affects Us

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How many of us are lonely? What is loneliness and how does it affect us? William Patrick, the founding editor of The Journal of Life Sciences and co-author of “Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social Connection,” discusses loneliness and its impacts.

The Michael Slate Show: Saving Humanity and the Planet: Dahr Jamail, Climate Disrupt...

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Dahr Jamail on the Melting of Antarctica and Other Catastrophic Impacts of Climate Disruption. "The signs of runaway anthropogenic climate disruption (ACD) continue to mount with each passing month." Richard Falk on the Trump Regime's Jerusalem Decision and International Law. We'll speak with international law expert Richard Falk on the Trump Regime's decision to move the US diplomatic mission to Jerusalem, which is officially recognized as occupied territory.

TUC Radio: "Evolution of Organic" by Mark Kitchell

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After WWII industrial, chemical agriculture almost erased the memory of farming and gardening as practiced for millennia. Even before the 1960s back to the land movement put out a flamboyant reminder for safe food free from oil based fertilizers and insecticides individual, unknown farmers and organizations preserved the ancient heritage.

Director and writer Mark Kitchell, best known for his movies: Berkeley in the Sixties and his environmental film A Fierce Green Fire decided to document the many sources for the Evolution of Organic. The film is going into distribution in early 2018.

Kitchell's goal was to cover the range of practices and ideals that inspired the resistance to chemical agriculture, from Alan Chadwick to Rachel Carson to Rudolf Steiner’s Biodynamic philosophy. And the film eventually brings the history forward to today where organics in some ways reached their own production and distribution of scale, while other small scale farmers protect their specialties and local neighbor to neighbor support systems.

The film is 86 minutes long and this program presents ca 25 minutes of intriguing clips across generations. The narrator is Frances Mc Dormand.

The web site for the film is

This Week In Palestine: Balfour, Israel and Palestine (first panel in the conference...

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Today we feature the SECOND of what will be four presentations recorded at the conference titled "Balfour’s Legacy: Confronting the Consequences," held on November 11th at the First Parish Church in Cambridge MA. This conference commemorates the 100th anniversary of the so-called Balfour Declaration, a 67-word letter in 1917 signed by Lord Arthur Balfour, then Britain's Foreign Secretary. It's credited with setting in motion the creation of the state of Israel on Palestinian land, without consulting Palestinians.

Last week we presented Yousef Munayyer's keynote address. Today we are presenting the first of three panels, with the title "Balfour, Israel and Palestine." The three speakers and their subjects are as follows:

Lawrence Davidson (West Chester University)
Balfour and the Zionist Project

Susan Akram (Boston University School of Law)
Balfour and International Law

Thomas Suárez (Author, "State of Terror: How Terrorism Created Modern Israel")
The Role of Terror in the State-Building Process

This panel was facilitated by Hilary Rantisi of the Middle East Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Sea Change Radio: Aaron Huertas: Science Justice Warrior

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Science is a required subject from kindergarten through 12th grade. It is not only a set of facts, it’s a way of thinking that has served as the engine for change. Yet, in the political landscape of the U.S., science has somehow become a controversial, and even divisive topic. How have we arrived at this reality wherein some people actively oppose the systematic search for knowledge? This week on Sea Change Radio, we check in with science communicator Aaron Huertas about his advocacy work. We discuss the fight for science justice, talk about the intersection of religion, science and politics, and look at some examples of how political divisions in this country damage the science community, and ultimately, all of us.

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit Show: Bridge Show

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The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit Show - A musical mid-life crisis -- a late-night search for meaning and happiness airs on WRIR LP Monday nights from 9 PM to 11 PM. Stream the show @

Taylor Report: Palestine demonstration; Upcoming Chossudovsky event

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Ken Stone, from the Hamilton Coalition to Stop the War reports on the recent large demonstration in Toronto against Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and describes the upcoming event in Hamilton and Toronto featuring Prof. Michel Chossudovsky speaking on the danger of nuclear war.

Brad's Vinyl: Monolith - Kansas

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Brad's Vinyl: American Beauty - Grateful Dead

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