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  • 00:36

    Wedding Bells in Alabama

    in Politics

    “Effective immediately, no probate judge of the state of Alabama nor any agent or employee of any Alabama Probate Judge shall issue or recognize a marriage license that is inconsistent” with a constitutional amendment and a state law banning same-sex unions". Roy Moore


    " A majority of the justices may have already made up their minds, as reflected by the court’s indecorous” decision Monday morning allowing same-sex marriages to proceed in Alabama.This acquiescence may well be seen as a signal of the Court’s intended resolution of that question,” Thomas wrote in a dissent from the court’s order refusing to stay the weddings. This is not the proper way to discharge our . . . responsibilities".Thomas wrote in a dissent from the court’s order refusing to stay the weddings.


    "I've always felt that we were married," Laura Bush

  • 01:17

    In The Streets with Beverley Smith: Your America. Lynching Is A Thing, Again

    in Spirituality

    Black Panthers, Anonymous, the Klan, oh my! Episode 5 of the latest news, current events, cop-watch, and Beverley Smith's humble opinions on the acute apathy, appalling atrocities, astonishing aggression, and astounding acquiescence around today's social justice issues. Tune in November 18, 2014, 5pm Pacific Time.

  • 01:02

    CURRENT >> Dr Sal Pizzuro, Activist

    in Politics

    Please join the panel and Dr. Salvatore Pizzuro, Disabled Rights Activist, in a discussion on disabilities in general and the federal government. Dr. Pizzuro is a disability policy specialist and civil rights advocate in New Jersey. He has served as a consultant to the United States Congress on every reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act since the Law was first passed in 1975. He is the author of numerous books, professional journal articles and research studies in the area of disability policy, education, rehabilitation, and community acquiescence. Dr. Pizzuro, who is legally blind and a client of the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired, represents people with disabilities at New Jersey's Office of Administrative Law. .Currently, Dr. Pizzuro is a member of New Jersey Transit's ADA Taskforce and has publicly expressed the need for accessible transportation for all New Jerseyans with disabilities in order to make them more employable. In addition, he was appointed by former Governor Corzine to the New Jersey Commission on Access and Mobility, which is dedicated to making all mass transit more accessible for people with disabilities.

  • 01:02

    CURRENT >> Dr Sal Pizzuro, Activist

    in Politics

    Please join the panel and Dr. Salvatore Pizzuro, Disabled Rights Activist, in a discussion on disabilities in general and the federal government. Dr. Pizzuro is a disability policy specialist and civil rights advocate in New Jersey. He has served as a consultant to the United States Congress on every reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act since the Law was first passed in 1975. He is the author of numerous books, professional journal articles and research studies in the area of disability policy, education, rehabilitation, and community acquiescence. Dr. Pizzuro, who is legally blind and a client of the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired, represents people with disabilities at New Jersey’s Office of Administrative Law. .Currently, Dr. Pizzuro is a member of New Jersey Transit’s ADA Taskforce and has publicly expressed the need for accessible transportation for all New Jerseyans with disabilities in order to make them more employable. In addition, he was appointed by former Governor Corzine to the New Jersey Commission on Access and Mobility, which is dedicated to making all mass transit more accessible for people with disabilities.

  • 00:29

    "Acceptance" with Penny Cohen, LCSW

    in Self Help

    ACCEPTANCE: IS EVERYTHING THE WAY IT’S SUPPOSED TO BE? with PENNY COHEN, LCSW   Penny Cohen is a psychotherapist and author of the book, “Personal Kabbalah.”  On this show we will be discussing the concept of “acceptance” with its countless implications.  

  • 01:32

    Ghe Nti (Listen Up!): The Witch Children of Africa

    in Culture


    We shall discuss the plight of t...he " Witch Children of Africa" tortured and disfigured and in some cases killed in the name of religion. Condoning or ignoring violence and intolerance is acquiescence even if we are not directly involved. If it is done in the name of your faith, you are involved. African spirituality proclaims in Igbo,"Madu Bu chi ibeya" we are God to each other", South African "Ubuntu", I am because of you and you because of me, Yoruba says"one going to take a pointed stick to pinch a baby bird should first try it on himself to feel how it hurts". Jainism reminds its followers " that a man shall wander about treating all creatures as he himself would be treated" and in Christian scriptures, Jesus said,"Whatever you neglected to do unto one of the least of these, you neglected to do unto Me!" So it is in all world religions. If these are your beliefs, then you should listen to this show and assess if the people of Eket Nigeria and the Congo are meeting these spiritual edicts and how you can respond to it. Women and children in these parts fall victim because most are unable to do much to protect themselves. Come hear, make recommendations and act. Regardless of your faith, stepping into the arena to initiate change is what it means to be people of faith!

  • 01:30

    On the Duty of Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau.

    in Politics

    This show is a recording.

    Read by Gord Mackenzie.

    Civil Disobedience is an essay by Henry David Thoreau. Published in 1849 under the title Resistance to Civil Government, it expressed Thoreau’s belief that people should not allow governments to overrule or atrophy their consciences, and that people have a duty both to avoid doing injustice directly and to avoid allowing their acquiescence to enable the government to make them the agents of injustice. Thoreau was motivated in part by his disgust with slavery and the Mexican-American War.

  • 01:30

    The Prison

    in Spirituality

    We are actively discouraged from thinking constructively and questioningly, and once an individual has accepted the numb acquiescence so encouraged, an insidiously vicious circle has successfully been promoted. Another rather convenient result of such a situation is that people who don't think constructively and questioningly don't even realise it.

    Michael Timothy, The Anti-Intellectual Ethic

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