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Every scandal begins with a lie. But the truth will come out. And then comes the fallout and the outrage. Scandals have shaped America since its founding. From business and politics to sports and society, we look on aghast as corruption, deceit and ambition bring down heroes and celebrities, politicians and moguls. And when the dust finally settles, we’re left to wonder: how did this happen? Where did they trip up, and who is to blame? From the creators of American History Tellers, Business ...
 
Fashion and apparel. It touches nearly everyone. When its at its best, fashion and apparel is not only functional, but also fun, expressive, sexy, and for some businesses, very profitable. But when it is at its worst, fashion and apparel is superficial, exploitative, polluting and extremely wasteful - in other words the essence of unsustainable consumption. And while it is argued that the industry's rapid growth has created employment opportunities for more than 300 million people worldwide, ...
 
"Four and twenty marvellous tales, one for each hour of the day," retold in a novel and entertaining manner by a master of the form. While drawing on German, English, and Scandinavian folk literature for many of his characters and plots, Pyle reworks the material in an imaginative way, crafting the tales in his own inimitable style. Equally engaging are the numerous woodcuts that accompany the stories and enliven the narrative. Read along and see the illustrations (Summary from mainlesson.com)
 
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Welcome everybody to another episode of Fine, I'll Watch It! This week's episode we sit Bridget down to show her one of if not the only Thanksgiving movies, Planes, Trains and Automobiles. We talk what a typical turkey day is like for her and why she has yet to see this Steve Martin and John Candy vehicle. We then break down the movie to see if she…
 
Ed the Sock takes on the stupidity and entitlement behind COVID deniers and the whiny-ass BBQ owner Adam Skelly & his posse of pussies. Plus an interview with John Walker, acclaimed filmmaker behind the documentary "Assholes: A Theory" about what qualifies an asshole, where they come from and why they are here. Plus a Hollywood update from Andy Wil…
 
Our host Vicki Robin reflects on “What Could Possibly Go Right?” episode 24 with author and America's #1 progressive talk show, Thom Hartmann. She shares that despite any reluctance we might have, we are all political animals with a duty to engage and learn. In Thom’s words, "Democracy begins with you. Get out there. Get active. Tag, you're it!" Co…
 
It's been nearly a decade since Patagonia, Walmart and a number of other brands, retailers, manufacturers and NGOs established the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), an innovative industry collaboration. As the coalition's website states, its vision is "an apparel, footwear, and textiles industry that produces no unnecessary environmental harm an…
 
In 1979, disco was a dominant force in American music. It took the top spots in the Billboard charts, and sold countless records. But with its culturally diverse audience, disco faced a major backlash. And that would lead to a crisis one evening in July of 1979, when a promotional event at a baseball game turned into a riot. Vince Lawrence was at t…
 
For more than a decade, Thom Hartmann has been the #1 progressive talk show host in the United States. His show, The Hartmann Report, is aired on hundreds of radio and television stations across the country. He is also a New York Times best-selling author of 24 books and the founder of numerous commercial and charitable organizations. Recorded in t…
 
Our host Vicki Robin ponders her interview with Vanessa Andreotti on “What Could Possibly Go Right?” She reflects on Vanessa’s perspective that there is an awakening and return to the essence as other elements of our lives are stripped away and we uncover the tender, painful places of our hearts. Connect with Vanessa Website: decolonialfutures.net …
 
Welcome everybody to the first episode of the newest show to come to the Broken Clock Podcasts channel, Fine, I'll Watch It! In this show we take somebody who has not yet seen what is considered to be a must see or classic movie and sit them down and make them watch it. We have all been in a conversation where when you say you never saw a particula…
 
From the mid-1950s to the early '70s, the FBI employed a secret program known as COINTELPRO. It aimed to disrupt a wide range of social activism, from anti-war protests, to the fight for racial justice. At the time, Clayborne Carson was on the front lines of the battles for civil rights. He’d go on to become the founding director of the Martin Luth…
 
Vanessa de Oliveira Andreotti holds a Canada Research Chair in Race, Inequalities and Global Change at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. She has extensive experience working across sectors internationally in areas related to global justice, global citizenship, and Indigenous and community engagement. Drawing on different critiques of…
 
Chad Stuemke is an esoteric author, research & knowledge seeker. Chad's investigations range from searching out the secrets of ancient civilizations and their hidden archaeology to probing the present for answers in regards to U.F.O.'s, stargates, symbolism, spirituality, and humanities greater potentials.He is the author of Stargate Detroit | Tran…
 
Ed the Sock (@edthesock) debuts his new AM radio show on the GTA's NEWSTALK960 based in the lovely environs of Mississauga, Ontario! Today Ed talks about why people fear weird things with York University Professor James Alcock, gets a showbusiness update from the inimitable Andy Willis (@andylandradio) and a poem from the show's poet laureate, Andr…
 
Doug Lindamood is the proprietor of SonRise Ranch, an all natural, regenerative, non-industrial, non-chemical, non-government subsidy funded family farm in Southern California.They grow and sell, by the pound Grass-fed and Grass-finished Beef that never eat grain. In addition, they also raise humanely treated, antibiotic free, organic fed (no SOY, …
 
Our host Vicki Robin reflects on her conversation with long-time activist Kumi Naidoo, as heard on episode 22 of “What Could Possibly Go Right?” Connect with Kumi Naidoo Website: kuminaidoo.net Twitter: twitter.com/kuminaidoo Follow WCPGR on Social Media Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WhatCouldPossiblyGoRightPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com…
 
Vancouver's Hafeez Noorani (@FeezyDoesIt) and Aron Seal (@aronseal) in Quebec discuss the intricacies of Quebec culture and secularism within Quebec society. How does Canada's cultural mosaic concept fit with Quebec's desire for new immigrants to become well-versed in French culture. We also discuss the historic racial divide in Saskatchewan betwee…
 
Sweden has a reputation for being a sustainability leader in many areas, so you can imagine how curious we were to learn about a newish proposal from the current Swedish government for a chemical tax on textiles. The proposal was recently made available to stakeholders for comment, and of course, a robust debate has ensued. Is this proposal, as pre…
 
Subscribe today: http://wondery.fm/Do_No_Harm From Wondery, the makers of Dr. Death and Dirty John, and NBC News the team behind Dateline and The Thing About Pam - Do No Harm. Melissa Bright thinks she's living every parent's worst nightmare when her five-month-old baby tumbles from a lawn chair and hits his head on the driveway. But after she rush…
 
"Let's not let those that brought humanity to this point of destruction get away with the injustices that it created." Kumi Naidoo is recognized internationally as a forceful advocate for human rights, gender equity, economic justice, and environmental justice. A seasoned activist in South Africa during its struggle against apartheid, his long care…
 
Chris Emmons is a pharmacist who during 2004 began supplementing with Ormus and sharing it with her pets, and plants. She observed the most wonderful improvement to health and state of being. This she also saw in her companion bird, houseplants and trail horse. Ms Emmons researched Ormus & was mentored by ORMUS researchers who taught her methods of…
 
Our host Vicki Robin considers Lynne Twist’s insightful response to “What Could Possibly Go Right?”, especially the importance of the stories we choose to tell ourselves. Connect with Lynne Website: soulofmoney.org Twitter: twitter.com/lynne_twist Facebook: facebook.com/TheSoulOfMoneyInstitute Instagram: instagram.com/soulofmoney Follow WCPGR on So…
 
Fred Hampton is a rising star in the civil rights movement. But when he challenges police brutality, he finds that his life is suddenly threatened. Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/americanscandal Support us by supporting o…
 
Lynne Twist is the Founder of the Soul of Money Institute and author of the best-selling book "The Soul of Money: Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Life.” Over the past 40 years, Lynne has worked with over 100,000 people in 50 countries in the areas of fundraising with integrity, conscious philanthropy, strategic visioning, and having a…
 
Matthew LaCroix is a passionate writer and researcher who grew up in the outdoors of northern New England. From the secrets of ancient history to the nature of reality and the ancient gods of the past, no stone is left unturned in his endless pursuit of the truth. Matthew's main goal as a writer and researcher is to objectively study the evidence f…
 
Our host Vicki Robin is joined by Richard Heinberg, Senior Fellow at the Post Carbon Institute and one of the world’s foremost educators on the need to transition away from fossil fuels. They reflect on the interview with Tzepora Berman, as heard on Episode 20. Connect with Tzeporah Website: Tzeporahberman.com Website: stand.earth Facebook: faceboo…
 
Sweden has a reputation for being a sustainability leader in many areas, so you can imagine how curious we were to learn about a newish proposal from the current Swedish government for a chemical tax on textiles. The proposal was recently made available to stakeholders for comment, and of course, a robust debate has ensued. Is this proposal, as pre…
 
Tzeporah Berman has been designing environmental campaigns and working on environmental policy in Canada and beyond for over twenty years. She currently is International Program Director at Stand.Earth. She is an Adjunct Professor of York University Faculty of Environmental Studies and works as a strategic advisor to a number of First Nations, envi…
 
The FBI goes after Martin Luther King, Jr., after the civil rights leader calls for an end to racial injustice. The bureau begins to spy on King—and forces him to make an impossible decision. Listen to new episodes 1 week early and to all episodes ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Avai…
 
In this episode Hafeez Noorani (@FeezyDoesIt) and Aron Seal (@aronseal) discuss the results of the BC Election, why the BC Liberals failed, the rise of the Greens and what we may see in the future of BC politics . In addition we discuss what right-of-centre parties seem to be forgetting and what the future is for parties that have been more focused…
 
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