Watch

User menu

Search form

Act Out! [183] - The Pentagon Hits Home, Climate Changing Dinner & How To Address Addiction

Act Out! [183] - The Pentagon Hits Home, Climate Changing Dinner & How To Address Addiction
Wed, 11/7/2018 - by Eleanor Goldfield

The Pentagon broadens its horizons to domestic surveillance and “insurrection” - the all seeing eye is focused on the home front. Next, if we wanna survive humanity's demise that our choices designed, we have to start making different choices – at the dinner table. Finally, Dr. Sheila Vakharia joins us to talk harm reduction, addiction and drug policy.

Check out: https://sheilavakharia.com

 

Sign Up

Article Tabs

Scott Pruitt, once a longtime opponent of the Environmental Protection Agency, is now at its helm, spearheading a push to roll back regulations at a scale staffers say is unprecedented. (Tim McDonagh, special to ProPublica)

New EPA guidelines released earlier this year not only harm the planet but introduce many harmful substances into the environment.

UK austerity cuts, austerity program, Brexit, social benefits cuts, child poverty, child hunder

The number of children living in poverty across the U.K. has surged by 100,000 over the past year – a perilous trend that is only likely to worsen with Brexit, despite the prime minister's promises.

"POTUS" is an acronym political journalists frequently use when talking about the President of the United States. However, "POTUS" seems a woefully soft and inadequate word to describe the current occupant of the Oval Office.

cooperative economics, worker owned businesses, Nathan Schneider, worker control, shared profit, Commons, cooperativism, sharing economy, Everything for Everyone

The most striking secret of emergent radical economic structures like worker ownership is that they aren’t radical at all, a subject Nathan Schneider's new ranging book explores.

It might sound like common sense that poverty affects our overall health – but did you know that income inequality catalyzes wear and tear on a micro molecular level?

Scott Pruitt, once a longtime opponent of the Environmental Protection Agency, is now at its helm, spearheading a push to roll back regulations at a scale staffers say is unprecedented. (Tim McDonagh, special to ProPublica)

New EPA guidelines released earlier this year not only harm the planet but introduce many harmful substances into the environment.

Occupy co-founders Reverend Chu Yiu-ming, Benny Tai and Chan Kin-man protest outside the West Kowloon Court on Nov. 19, 2018 in Hong Kong. Anthony Kwan—Getty Images

Three of Hong Kong’s most prominent pro-democracy activists and six others went on trial Monday for spearheading the tumultuous “Occupy Central” demonstrations in 2014.

UK austerity cuts, austerity program, Brexit, social benefits cuts, child poverty, child hunder

The number of children living in poverty across the U.K. has surged by 100,000 over the past year – a perilous trend that is only likely to worsen with Brexit, despite the prime minister's promises.

climate resistance, Extinction Rebellion, London climate protests, carbon emissions, climate activists, human extinction

"No damage that we incur can compare to the criminal inaction of the U.K. government in the face of climate breakdown."

precariat class, economic insecurity, joblessness, economic inequality

Unlike the proletariat, which sought labor security, the progressives among the precariat want a future based on existential security, with a high priority placed on ecology and the commons.

climate financing, green banks, clean energy investments, big banks, Wall Street, fossil fuel industry, funding fossil fuels, fossil fuel subsidies, tar sands, coal industry, renewable energy, climate catastrophe

Despite regularly claiming new commitments to "green finance," the big banks continue to funnel billions of dollars into the fossil fuel industry every year.

Posted 6 days 19 hours ago
cooperative economics, worker owned businesses, Nathan Schneider, worker control, shared profit, Commons, cooperativism, sharing economy, Everything for Everyone

The most striking secret of emergent radical economic structures like worker ownership is that they aren’t radical at all, a subject Nathan Schneider's new ranging book explores.

Posted 5 days 14 hours ago

It might sound like common sense that poverty affects our overall health – but did you know that income inequality catalyzes wear and tear on a micro molecular level?

Posted 6 days 4 hours ago
2018 midterms, Deep South elections, Stacey Abrams, Brian Kemp, Donald Trump, voter fraud, absentee ballots, Florida recount, Georgia recount

Future elections in the closely watched states of Florida, Georgia and Texas could be within grasp of Democrats as suffrage expands across the region.

Posted 6 days 5 hours ago

"POTUS" is an acronym political journalists frequently use when talking about the President of the United States. However, "POTUS" seems a woefully soft and inadequate word to describe the current occupant of the Oval Office.

Posted 4 days 18 hours ago
precariat class, economic insecurity, joblessness, economic inequality

Unlike the proletariat, which sought labor security, the progressives among the precariat want a future based on existential security, with a high priority placed on ecology and the commons.

climate resistance, Extinction Rebellion, London climate protests, carbon emissions, climate activists, human extinction

"No damage that we incur can compare to the criminal inaction of the U.K. government in the face of climate breakdown."

cooperative economics, worker owned businesses, Nathan Schneider, worker control, shared profit, Commons, cooperativism, sharing economy, Everything for Everyone

The most striking secret of emergent radical economic structures like worker ownership is that they aren’t radical at all, a subject Nathan Schneider's new ranging book explores.

It might sound like common sense that poverty affects our overall health – but did you know that income inequality catalyzes wear and tear on a micro molecular level?

UK austerity cuts, austerity program, Brexit, social benefits cuts, child poverty, child hunder

The number of children living in poverty across the U.K. has surged by 100,000 over the past year – a perilous trend that is only likely to worsen with Brexit, despite the prime minister's promises.