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Join Benjamin Brown, co-founder and head nutrition coach of BSL Nutrition as he chops it up with the worlds leading experts in all things nutrition, fitness, strength training, and lifestyle so that you can learn how to implement the most practical and realistic ways to immediately make a positive change in your life. No crazy restriction, no diet dogma, just tried and true methodolgy that has helped thousands of people lose weight, gain muscle, improve their energy and live healthier lifest ...
 
Keeping democracy alive Democracy is not a spectator sport, it requires informed participating citizens. On Keeping Democracy Alive, we delve into dynamics that both inhibit democracy and reinvigorate it. looking into issues from: domestic economic issues to foreign, labor, trade, and education policy, NSA spying, the drug war, prison, police, and judicial issues, electoral and protest politics, middle east realities, right and left wing populism, environmental and energy issues, the wealth ...
 
A charming collection of 14 short American history plays for the very young - ranging from Christopher Columbus to George Washington to Susan B Anthony. (Summary by Maria Therese)Cast:Narrator; First Maid of Honor; Second Woman: AvailleNarrator; Queen Isabella; Pocohantus: CaprishaPageColumbus; First Merchant; Blount; Squanto; Robert E. Lee: Tom CausbyWise Man; Captain Newport; King; Court; People; Richard Henry Lee; Californians; Auctioneer; Union Soldier: Libby GohnLuis; John Smith; Willia ...
 
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The Electoral College was born in a hasty compromise in the 18th century. Could it finally be about to change and enable more democracy? Though you probably haven’t heard of it, the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact is moving steadily The post We Can Make the Popular Vote Rule appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
Sure, the south was defeated militarily, but their attitudes remained, as we saw in the January 6th insurrection. What we saw is not a fringe, in fact it has deep roots. Disunity is traditional in American history. People in the The post One Nation Indivisible: Really? Forever? appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
From its birth in one block in New York City to more than a thousand town squares, the conversation began ten years ago. It was the first social media driven movement and as Heather McKee Hurwitz writes in her new The post Occupy Wall St. 2011 Was Just The Start appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
No one likes an outside power coming in and having control over them. But that’s exactly what has pervaded the Middle East for over a hundred years. Some of the effects of America’s recent wars there include epidemics of birth The post New President: New Better Mideast Policy? appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
Smeared and driven from leadership of the British Labour Party. Relentlessly attacked by the uniquely powerful British tabloid media, our guest today Matt Sarb-Cousin argues there’s never been a leader like Jeremy Corbyn. Except perhaps America’s own Bernie Sanders. Trump The post The UK’s Jeremy Corbyn: What Now? appeared first on Keeping Democrac…
 
The similarities are uncanny and deeply disturbing: Kaiser Wilhelm II and Donald Trump share an amazing number of attributes. Such as fascination with and envy of more powerful people, the need to belittle other heads of state, believing themselves physically The post Brothers from Another Mother: Trump and Kaiser Wilhelm II appeared first on Keepi…
 
It was either another civil war or ratify a backroom deal to choose the next president. In that deal, the rights of newly emancipated people were sacrificed. Moving on from abolition, white northerners figured locking in white supremacy and the The post 2020 Not the Worst Election; 1876 Was appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
Why should population density continue to determine Democrat or Republican wins? How is it that the Democratic Party seems to have given up on what used to be our working class farm/labor base? In his new book Rural Rebellion, our The post Why Democrats Should Listen to Deep Red Nebraska appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
The world is as they say it is. Never mind the people who actually live there, Trump and Pompeo decided and imposed new boundaries between Morocco and Algeria. It may start a war between them but at least it gets The post Trump and Pompeo Dictate New Map on Africa//Franco Still Dead appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
Why do we keep investing our national treasure in policies which make us much less secure? Part of the reason is what our guest calls the “fire-hose of content” from the 24/7 news cycle. Our foreign policy affects us all The post Stop American War Billions Marching Us To Disaster appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
What we’ve been saying all the years has come true. The easy oil days are over. Banks are always leery of making bad investments, and heavy footprint fossil fuel interests also frighten the insurance industry. Oil is just not profitable The post After 50 years, A Tipping Point for the Defeat of Fossil Fuels? appeared first on Keeping Democracy Aliv…
 
The slogan was Build Back Better. In terms of foreign policy, our guest today Foreign Policy In Focus’s John Feffer says: “Thanks in no small part to Donald Trump, the United States just doesn’t matter much anymore,” our leadership is The post Biden’s Better Foreign Policy? appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
With his gleeful displays of cruelty, is it possible that Donald Trump performed the service of waking us all up to cruelty commonly in national and corporate policy? In his new book, Cruelty or Humanity: Challenges, Opportunities, and Responsibilities Australian The post The Beginning of the End for National Cruelty? appeared first on Keeping Demo…
 
Devon Brown gets to know William Hunter Thomas! Will opens up about his early life in Vegas, his mission to Canada, making "Killer Missionaries" and much more! https://vimeo.com/339598353 Password: killerDevon Brown による
 
We barely pulled democracy back from the ledge. Now there’s work to be done to make democracy work even better. On this show Kristen Eberhard talks about steps described in her new book “Becoming a Democracy: How We Can Fix The post Now’s the Time to Make Democracy Better appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
It didn’t start with Trump and it won’t end when he leaves office. There is an historic pattern to strongmen and he fit the playbook perfectly. In her new book, Strongmen From Mussolini to the Present, historian of authoritarian governments The post Strongmen: From Mussolini to Trump’s Republicans appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
The threat of deeply dedicated religious nationalists is not about to go away when Trump leaves office. An electoral defeat energizes them. The author of the important book “The Power Worshipers,” Katherine Stewart expounds on her recent NYTimes op-ed, titled The post The Danger of Trumpism After Trump appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
Ousting Trump is not enough. Getting back to the normalcy of tremendous economic injustice is not enough. With unprecedented wealth owned by a very few, close to 50% of Americans are at the edge of real poverty. Guest is Reverend The post The Push Biden’s Going to Need appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
With the pandemic throwing everything up in the air, there are new opportunities for us to shape the way it all lands. Going back to the old “normal” is not the only option. On this show Joe Ryle a leader The post 4 Day Work Week: Beneficial Effect of Covid? appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
The parties have flipped: It used to be that Republicans were for Wall Street, Democrats were for Main Street. Now the Democrats are seen as the party of the elitists, Republicans are for the common people. On this show Thomas The post Thomas Frank’s New Book On Elitist Anti-Populism: “The People, NO” appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
The word treason has been thrown around a lot lately. By Trump against his detractors and also leveled at Trump for seeking to stage a coup against America. On this show one of the nations leading authorities on the law The post Treason: What Is It Really? appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.Burt Cohen による
 
It was a momentous election. In blue states and red, voters overwhelmingly passed measures legalizing cannabis and, in Oregon, decriminalizing all drugs. So many people have been hurt, families have been separated, and the drug war has failed miserably to The post Ending the Drug War Got More Votes Than Biden or Trump appeared first on Keeping Demo…
 
As Americans were dancing in the streets with the ousting of Trump, so the people of Bolivia celebrated the return of Evo Morales, first indigenous president after a coup forced him to flee. The new president is Luis Arce, former The post After A Right Wing Coup, Social Democracy Makes a Comeback appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
Former presidential candidate best selling author Marianne Williamson talks about why Trumpism arose, and what opportunities the Democratic Party now has. Will Biden be yet another neoliberal or will he listen to the very real causes of chronic despair which The post We Beat Trump, Now the Battle for the Soul of the Democratic Party appeared first …
 
Why the need for dominance and control? Why the huge draw of white working class men to Donald Trump? Does the appeal of violent police somehow make up for a sense of loss of male control over everybody else? On The post What Are Right Wing Men Afraid Of? appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.Burt Cohen による
 
Reagan kicked it off: the emotional manipulation of the word “freedom” obscures political realities. On this show, recorded the day after the vote, guest Ken Nanus analyses the data and concludes that, unlike actual conservatives, anything standing in the way The post The Day After: The War on Democracy Itself appeared first on Keeping Democracy Al…
 
Devon Brown gets real with Lena Forsgren! Lena opens up about her mission to Wisconsin, writing salacious letters to Elders and dealing with masturbation guilt, the struggle of having doubts as a golden convert, being upset that her mom was baptized while she was away, and more!Devon Brown による
 
They went from a tiny group at the fringe to the third largest political party in Greece. In the birthplace of democracy, after a five year trial, the most significant anti-fascist trial since Nuremberg, the Golden Dawn has been convicted. The post Greek Fascist Party Convicted as a Criminal Gang appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
Even in a minority, fighting back carries a number of positives. On issues that matter to average Americans, Democrats have been pushed off course. Some thought the way to attract independents was timidity. As our guest Eleanor Eagan of the The post What A Defiant and Bold Democratic Party Looks Like appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
The framers of our Constitution intended the judicial system to be the “least dangerous branch” of government. They did not foresee today’s powerful national parties having the ability to short circuit democracy. As we see in action now, on this The post Supreme Court: The Power to Obstruct Democracy appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
It’s all about bragging. Trump said his “deal” between the UAE and Israel would create a half million new jobs. The true number is less than a tenth of that. On this show Pentagon arms expert William Hartung explains how The post Trump Floods the Mid-East with US Weapons appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
Devon Brown gets candid with Bryce Prescott! Bryce talks about his mission to Brazil, his first marriage and subsequent divorce, getting excommunicated and then having his blessings restored, and more!Devon Brown による
 
The European nations don’t need enemies like the US does. Since geography is destiny, they see a bizarre American President and have their own economic interests beyond dependence on weapons systems. On this show international journalist Patrick Lawrence describes what The post Europe Going Its Own Way: Good for America Too? appeared first on Keepi…
 
We know about voter suppression against African Americans but what about Indigenous Americans, Indians? The effort to disenfranchise the 2% of the national population is not a secret, yet nearly unknown. On this show author Jean Schroedel shares disturbing findings The post Voting in Indian Country, A View from the Trenches appeared first on Keepin…
 
The often successful tactics and techniques of America’s crime syndicate have not gone unnoticed by Trump and his gangs. In his new article: “The Mobster in Chief: Will the November Election be Decided in the Streets?” returning guest John Feffer The post Trump: Mobster in Chief appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
The right wing Republicans outsmarted Democrats. Starting in 2008, they understood the path to grabbing and holding power goes through state legislatures. They could see that their white older male base is eroding and that they don’t need to compete The post Restoring Democracy: It’s a Tough But Do-Able Fight appeared first on Keeping Democracy Ali…
 
He called our current history education in our schools “a form of child abuse.” Teaching critical thinking and the real history of America would be shut down in Trump’s “Patriotic Education.” The popular 1619 Project and Zinn’s Education Project which The post How Trump’s “Patriotic Education” is Anti-American appeared first on Keeping Democracy Al…
 
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