Attorney Dan Siegel discusses his life’s work, from his early years as a civil rights and antiwar activist, to his legal career as a nationally-recognized labor law expert defending professors and athletic coaches under fire from university administrators.
A 1970 graduate of University of California Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law, Siegel was initially denied entry to the California Bar because of his free speech and antiwar activism. After successfully contesting this decision before California’s Supreme Court, he helped establish the National Lawyers Guild Military Law Project in Southeast Asia. In 1973 Siegel returned to the Bay Area to begin a community law collective representing workers and labor unions in employment discrimination, labor law, and civil rights litigation.
Attorney Shawn Abrell discusses the health dangers of electromagnetic radiation and litigation against entities such as US school districts that endanger vulnerable constituencies with the installation and usage of wireless technology.
Investigative journalist Jon Rappoport (jonrappoport.wordpress.com/) discusses his trailblazing research on the relationship between AIDS, mass media, and the medico-pharmaceutical complex, explaining how this project readily informs his most recent analysis and insights on the Ebola phenomenon presently sweeping the globe.
Using Sandy Hook as Pretext, Administration Backs Psychiatric Surveillance of School Children
By James F. Tracy
Using the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre as its justification, the Obama administration has recently given the psychiatric business and pharmaceutical industry a major gift by quietly introducing a behavioral and mental health program in public schools throughout the United States. The maneuver was initially laid out on January 16, 2013 in President Obama’s executive policy, Now is the Time: The President’s Plan to Protect Our Children and Our Communities by Reducing Gun Violence.
“I’m going to engage in intellectual inquiry wherever it may take me, even if it goes straight into the the very existence and bowels of the University of California, Yale, you name it.”-Darrell Hamamto
On this week’s edition of Real Politik James is joined by University of California Davis Professor Darrell Hamamoto, The two discuss academic politics, the ideological correctness that tends to characterize professional life within the modern American university system, and how such orientations impede the quest for knowledge and truth. They also consider the challenges faced by the younger generation, and the major influences on modern social thought, such as the work of C. Wright Mills and Herbert Marcuse.
By Sofia Smallstorm
I asked the famous media studies ”””””””””’ from ””””””’ ”””””””’ ”””””””””’ for an interview we could call “The Real James Tracy,” promising that if the result was different I would change the title. You know him as the lone [working] academic who publicly began to question Sandy Hook, for which he received an avalanche of attacks from the national media, along with severe reproof by ””””’.*
By James F. Tracy
June 15, 2014
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Dear Mr. Cooper,
In this episode of Checkin’ It Out we are joined by two especially knowledgeable individuals to examine the dangers posed by the wide deployment of electromagnetic radiation-emitting devices in taxpayer-funded schools and other public spaces.
by Jim Fetzer*
“The only people who don’t want to disclose the truth are those with something to hide” – Barack Obama (2010)
By Sofia Smallstorm & Pure Momentum Network
In this interview, Sofia Smallstorm speaks with former school administrator Paul Preston about his life as an educator and his analysis of the Sandy Hook school shooting. Mr. Preston spent 41 years in the California public school system, going all the way from custodian to district superintendent. He was a teacher, coach, vice-principal and principal before retiring in 2012 as superintendent of two charter schools.