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Gary Null discusses progressive issues with some of the most remarkable minds in the world.

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Gary Null discusses progressive issues with some of the most remarkable minds in the world.

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Gary Null is exceptionally excellent

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Among the few podcasts I listen to on a regular basis Gary IS the only podcast worth listening to. I have been listening for a few years, and am fascinated by all the information that comes from a single person. You can’t be thanked, or praised enough, but thank you for all you do, sir.

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Gary is a true original, speaks the truth and changed my life for the better!

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Gary Null is exceptionally excellent

By bahrrt - May 14 2019
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Among the few podcasts I listen to on a regular basis Gary IS the only podcast worth listening to. I have been listening for a few years, and am fascinated by all the information that comes from a single person. You can’t be thanked, or praised enough, but thank you for all you do, sir.

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Gary is a true original, speaks the truth and changed my life for the better!
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Progressive Commentary Hour

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Gary Null discusses progressive issues with some of the most remarkable minds in the world.

Rank #1: Progressive Commentary Hour - Chris Hedges & Abby Martin & Catherine Austin Fitts

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Abby Martin sits down with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Chris Hedges to discuss the ignored reality behind Trump, the bipartisan road from neoliberalism to fascism. So we all know about the missing trillions by now, but where is that money going? And what can Americans do to reclaim that money that is rightfully theirs with Austin Fitts

Dec 04 2019

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Rank #2: Progressive Commentary Hour - CONVERSATIONS WITH REMARKABLE MINDS Recovering the experience of spiritual wonder in an age of scientific materialism.

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Dr. Rupert Sheldrake is a British biochemist and plant physiologist who has experimented with innovative field theories in plants and animals, including humans, to account for the causative formation of the deeper structures of biological development and collective consciousness.  Dr. Sheldrake has been a fellow at Cambridge University, a Frank Knox Fellow at Harvard and a Research Fellow of he British Royal Society. His research has included efforts to reach a greater understanding of memory, perception, cognition and the debate over consciousness.  For two years he lived in a Benedictine Christian ashram in South India under the guidance of the late sage Father Bede Griffiths.  Over the past several decades Rupert developed his theory of morphic resonance and morphogenic fields.  He has written extensively on morphogenic theory since the publication “A New Science in Life “in 1981.  His most recent book is "Ways to Go Beyond and Why They Work," which presents various spiritual practices and ways that for everyday activities to have spiritual meaning for the scientific age we have now entered.  His website is Sheldrake.org

Nov 13 2019

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Rank #3: Progressive Commentary Hour - Dr. Alvin Moss & Kevin Barry

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Dr. Alvin Moss ("Woody") is a professor of medicine and physician-scientist at a major university school of medicine and is the founding director of the university's Center for Health Ethics and Law. He has published over 150 scientific articles in the peer-reviewed medical literature, and serves on the editorial boards of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology and the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. He is also a reviewer for the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, the Annals of Internal Medicine, and multiple other medical journals. He has directed and taught the required course in medical ethics to medical students at my university for 25 years has chaired the statewide network of health ethics committees for 30 years. Dr. Moss' interest in vaccine safety and vaccine injury was first prompted by ethical concerns of conflicts of interest in vaccine research and public policy. As a practicing physician he prescribes vaccines to patients who choose to receive them after an informed consent discussion. Therefore, he is not ideologically pro-vaccine or anti-vaccine, but rather pro-health, pro-ethics, and pro-informed consent in vaccination. He has testified  multiple times before legislative committees as an expert on vaccines. And finally Dr Moss is a graduate of Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. 

 
Kevin Barry is a former federal attorney in civil law at the US Attorney's Southern District of NY office and currently the president of First Freedoms Inc, a non profit organization dedicated to advancing the freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution’s First Amendment. He is also a representative of an NGO advancing global health and environmental literacy to the United Nation. Earlier Kevin was the president of Jenny McCarthy’s organization Generation Rescue.  He has three sons, one with autism.  Kevin is the author of “Vaccine Whistleblower: Exposing Autism Research Fraud at the CDC”  with a preface by Boyd Haley and forward by Bobby Kennedy Jr.  The book provides the original transcripts of conversations between the CDC scientist and whistleblower William Thompson and Prof. Brian Hooker about CDC corruption and cover-ups over vaccine safety.  His website is FirstFreedoms.org

Sep 25 2019

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Rank #4: Progressive Commentary Hour - Clinton Body Count Arkancide Mena Iran Contra Barry Seal Medellin - Railroad Teen Murders

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Clinton Body Count Arkancide Mena Iran Contra Barry Seal Medellin PART 2 - Railroad Teen Murders

Oct 23 2019

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Rank #5: Progressive Commentary Hour - The Mena Cover-Up - Bill & Hillary Clinton's Arkansas Cocaine Operation Exposé

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Bill Clinton and the Mena Arkansas cocaine smuggling operations.

Oct 16 2019

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Rank #6: Progressive Commentary Hour - How the Mindfulness Movement has become the New Capitalist Spirituality

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Prof Ronald Purser is a professor of management in the College of Business at San Francisco State University, where he teaches mindfulness in organizations and theories of consumer capitalism, social change and transformation. Prof Purser is also a Zen teacher in the Korean Taego (Tay-go) tradition. His essays and cultural criticism have appeared in Salon, Tikkun, Tricycle, the Huffington Post and Alternet.  Ron has authored 8 books; his most recent one which has raised a stir in the American spiritual community is "McMindfulness: How Mindfulness Became the New Capitalist Spirituality," which critiques the popular and increasing fad of mindfulness meditation being coopted by neoliberal, corporate and political interests. He holds a doctorate from Case Western Reserve University and his website is RonPurser.com

Oct 02 2019

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Rank #7: Progressive Commentary Hour - US paramilitary interference in the Bolivian coup and Haiti & The Bolivian Coup and the Creation of a Latin American Police State

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Dr. Jeb Sprague is a Research Associate at the University of California at Riverside specializing in globalization trends, transnationalism, political sociology and their effects in the Caribbean and Latin America.  Dr. Sprague is the co-founder of the Network for the Critical Studies of Global Capitalism and has previously taught at the University of Virginia and at the University of California at Santa Barbara, the latter academic institution being where he received his doctorate in sociology.  He is the author of "Globalizing the Caribbean" and earlier "Paramilitarism and the Assault on Democracy in Hait."  His articles have appeared in many academic journals as well as the Grayzone, The Canary and Counterpunch.  His website is JebSprague.Blogspot.com

Prof William Robinson is Professor of Sociology and Latin American Studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He is also on the university’s faculty in its Global and International Studies Program. William is a scholar activist, deeply involved in Third World struggles for social justice, the Latin American left, popular empowerment of populations and participatory democracy and government.  His areas of focus include globalization, transnationalism, political economics, immigration and a variety of sociological issues. William received his graduate degrees from the University of New Mexico. In the 1980s he worked as a journalist and activist during the revolution in Nicaragua. He has published nine books, his latest being “Into the Tempest: Essays on the New Global Capitalism," which investigates how global capitalism is now controlled by a multinational capitalist class and is contributing to draconian policies in the US and other developed nations giving rise to nationalist police states.  His forthcoming book scheduled for release next year is "The Global Police State." His website is SOC.UCSB.edu/Faculty/Robinson 

Nov 20 2019

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Rank #8: Progressive Commentary Hour - 11.27.19

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Dawn of Day is a historical documentary about the Underground Railroad in Kansas that brings to light Wabaunsee County’s unsung heroes who traversed one of the most turbulent times in our nation’s history. Faith, family, and politics united a community of neighbors who lived and died to ensure Kansas was a free state. Richard Pitts, director of the Wonder Workshop in Manhattan, Kansas, narrates the film and interviews educators, historians and descendants of abolitionists whose shared heritage lives on in the freedom we enjoy today.

Nov 29 2019

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Rank #9: Progressive Commentary Hour - The Plight of Palestinians and American Denialism

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Abby Martin is one of our leading international voices among younger American journalists and media activists.  She is the host of the investigative documentary news program The Empire Files that was aired on pan-Latin American network Telesur TV English.  The Empire Files features hard hitting investigative history and insights into subjects ignored by mainstream corporate media. Earlier Abby was the host of Breaking the Set on the Russia Today network. She is a founder of the organization Media Roots that supports citizen journalism, and serves on the board of the Media Freedom Foundation which manages Project Censored, which airs on the PRN network. Recently she released a breathtaking documentary film -- GAZA Fights for Freedom -- which puts viewers on the ground to witness the atrocities committed by Israeli military personnel against Gazans during their Great March of Return.  The full featured film can be viewed on Vimeo, and Empire File episodes can be viewed at TheEmpireFiles.tv and Youtube. Abby's personal website is AbbyMartin.org 

Sep 18 2019

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Progressive Commentary Hour - 01.15.20

Jan 15 2020

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Progressive Commentary Hour - White Helmets

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 Gary Null Interview With Vanessa Beeley " Who is the real Syrian Civil Defense or White Helmet organization – and a look at where Syria is currently headed  "  An interview with the father of an 11 year old boy who describes the staged incident by the White Helmets. MSM silence on OPCW Douma scandal ‘ridiculous’, says journalist gagged by Newsweek after scandalous leak. WikiLeaks vs OPCW Douma report: 3 things that were deleted - A new cache of internal documents reveal that members of the OPCW team tasked with probing the Douma “chemical attack” protested the organization’s final report on the incident, which they said misrepresented their conclusions. Mysterious death of White Helmets co-founder spotlights toxic propaganda 

Jan 08 2020

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Progressive Commentary Hour - A Glitch in the Matrix

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David Fuller, who worked at the UK's Channel 4 news for a decade as a producer/director, also recently released Truth in the Time of Chaos (http://bit.ly/2Hm5tfz), a documentary about my work. In A Glitch in the Matrix, he analyzes and assesses my recent viral interview with Cathy Newman, unpacking the deeper political, psychological and archetypal levels of the clash. Background information can be found in this Medium article: http://bit.ly/2C5HBNJ

Jan 02 2020

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Progressive Commentary Hour - The Back story of the AIDS epidemic, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, the new drug Truvada and more medical misinformation

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Charles Ortleb is a journalist, novelist and filmmaker who gained notoriety as the publisher of the gay biweekly New York Native between 1980 and 1996. The Native was the first major publication to take the AIDS epidemic seriously and question the AIDS hypothesis. The publication brought many important individuals such as Peter Duesberg to public attention. New York Native also published John Lauritsen's investigative reporting on the deadly effects of the AIDS drug AZT and was also the first to cover the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome epidemic which has been called an epidemic of "Non-HIV AIDS." For a decade the biweekly reported on Neenyah Ostrom's on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome investigations. Much of her reporting focused on HHV-6, the virus that links AIDS and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Rolling Stone journalist David Black claimed Chuck's New York Native deserved a Pulitzer.  Chuck has also written several novels and plays including the novel "Iron Peter." His book on the history of New York Native and its role in the coverage of AIDS is  "The Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Epidemic Cover-up."The book has been on Amazon AIDS bestseller list for almost two years. His newest book which comes out next week is called "Susan Sontag as Metaphor" which is about his complicated relationship with the famous intellectual and how she ignored warnings and betrayed the gay community in her famous book, AIDS and Its Metaphors." You can find more information about Chuck and his books and writings at  CharlesOrtleb.com

Dec 25 2019

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Progressive Commentary Hour - America's Plague of Gardasil Injuries

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America's Plague of Gardasil Injuries

Richard Gale and Gary Null PhD

Progressive Radio Network, December 17, 2019 

The history of the Gardasil vaccine illustrates the lack of oversight on the part of our health authorities when it comes to reviewing the pharmaceutical industry's testing of vaccines for efficacy and safety. Before receiving FDA approval, the HPV vaccine Gardasil was tested on fewer than 1,200 girls. Subsequent trials included many more participants.  However, in the early trials only 27% of the enrolled girls were actually administered the complete three-vaccine series. Another remarkable misstep in the trials was that no girls under age 15 participated, despite the fact that the vast majority girls given the vaccine today are under that age. Nevertheless, the vaccine was fast tracked by the FDA in 2006. Rushing this vaccine through the regulatory hurdles is an example of gross negligence. Seventeen girls died before and after the trial; nevertheless without any compelling evidence the CDC states none of these deaths were due to the vaccine.

In 2014, approximately 60% of all American girls and 42% of American boys aged 13-17 received at least one HPV shot. Merck's shameful methodology during Garadsil’s pre- and post-licensure trials was reviewed in a 2012 analysis by scientists at the University of British Columbia and published in the journal Current Pharmaceutical Design. The research team didn’t mince words in their assessment of the flawed trials: 

"We carried out a systematic review of HPV vaccine pre- and post-licensure trials to assess the evidence of their effectiveness and safety. We found that HPV vaccine clinical trials design, and data interpretation of both efficacy and safety outcomes, were largely inadequate. Additionally, we note evidence of selective reporting of results from clinical trials (i.e., exclusion of vaccine efficacy figures related to study subgroups in which efficacy might be lower or even negative from peer-reviewed publications). Given this, the widespread optimism regarding HPV vaccine's long-term benefits appears to rest on a number of unproven assumptions (or such which are at odds with factual evidence) and significant misinterpretation of available data." 

Early doubts about the FDA's approval of Gardasil came from an unlikely source, Dr. Diane Harper, a consultant for Merck and a chief scientist overseeing the clinical trials to evaluate Gardasil’s safety and efficacy. After receiving FDA approval, Dr. Harper publicly questioned Gardasil’s efficacy and public health value compared to the successes in preventing HPV infections from conventional PAP smears. Among her concerns was that no data showed that Gardasil remains effective after 5 years. A truly effective HPV vaccine, on the other hand, would need to be efficacious for 15 years in order to prevent cervical cancer. And that too is misleading. The median age for early diagnosis for cervical cancer is age 50 and cervical cancer's median age for death is 58. And cervical cancer only represents less than 3 percent of all cancers and representing approximately one one hundredth of the US population. Yet, the CDC is targeting children who have negligible risk cervical cancer. And now the vaccine is being administered to boys with zero risk of dying.  After factoring for the profit boon Merck receives from Gardasil, $2.3 billion annually, we believe the motive for the government forcing a vaccine that will have little efficacy in reducing of cervical cancer rates has little to do with protecting public health. 

 In addition, Dr. Harper estimated that every American 11 year old girl would have to be vaccinated for the next 60 years in order to have any measurable effect on rates of cervical cancer. Gardasil’s efficacy in protecting against HPV infection has also been criticized due to the fact that it originally only targeted four of the more than one hundred HPV strains in circulation. In 2014, the FDA approved Gardasil-9, which supposedly protects against nine strains. Scientists from the University of Texas presented research at the 2015 meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research revealing that vaccinated women were at a significantly higher risk to become infected with HPV strains not contained in the vaccine when compared to unvaccinated women.  Another study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) demonstrated the ineffective nature of Gardasil in women with existing HPV infections. The authors concluded that Gardasil offers no benefit to women recovering from HPV during a 12-month period. The research team stated that they “see no reason to believe that there is therapeutic benefit of the vaccine elsewhere because the biological effect of vaccination among already infected women is not expected to vary by population.”  In fact, a paper out of the University of California at Berkeley and appearing in the October 2013 issue of Molecular Cytogenetics came to public attention last year to suggest that cervical cancer may not be caused by the human papilloma virus. If the theory is correct then the HPV vaccines do not prevent cervical cancer and are utterly useless.

Given the high rate of recovery for people with HPV infections, the widespread use of the vaccine is highly suspect. Even the National Cancer Institute has stated that “[m]ost high-risk HPV infections occur without any symptoms, go away within 1 to 2 years, and do not cause cancer."  In fact, 90% of all cases of HPV disappear within 2 years. Cervical cancer is highly curable when detected early. The regular use of pap smears have helped decrease the incidence of cervical cancer in the United States by over 50% since the 1970s. Examining health data from Finland and the UK , Dr. Harper and her colleagues concluded that HPV vaccinations give a false sense of security to many young women and girls who in turn opt out of regular pap smear tests. According to Dr. Harper, this trend has resulted in exponential increases in recent HPV rates. 

Even more alarming, Gardasil has gained notoriety as one of the most dangerous vaccines for its serious life-threatening adverse effects. The National Vaccine Information Center, a watch-dog organization investigating vaccine injury trends and federal policies, reported that

"After the original Gardasil vaccine was licensed for 11-12 year old girls and young women, thousands of adverse reaction reports were filed for: sudden collapse with unconsciousness within 24 hours, seizures, muscle pain and weakness, disabling fatigue, Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS), facial paralysis brain inflammation, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, blood clots, premature ovarian failure, optic neuritis, multiple sclerosis, strokes, heart and other serious health problems, including death.23 Similar reports have been filed for the Gardasil-9 vaccine..."

As of May 2019, the federal Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) has received over 62,000 cases of adverse reactions from the HPV vaccine, including 503 deaths, over 6,200 hospitalizations and over 3,000 disabling injuries.  Forty-seven percent of these vaccine injuries occurred in children and teens between 12-17 years of age. Despite the large number of injury and death claims associated with Gardasil that have been filed to the federal vaccine injury compensation court, less than a third have been accepted with victims being compensated. 

Robert Kennedy Jr has undertaken a thorough investigation into the fraud found in the documentation of the Merck trials that led to the FDA's approval of Gardasil. Based on his calculations, 2.3 percent of girls in Merck's trials came down with autoimmune conditions within seven months from receiving the full vaccine regimen. This percentage was the same for those girls receiving the aluminum-containing adjuvant as well. In other words, "women are 100 times more likely to suffer serious adverse effects from the Gardasil vaccine than they are to be protected from cervical cancer."

Dr. Stanley Plotkin, regarded as the "godfather of vaccination" and author of Plotkin's Vaccines, the bible for the pro-vaccine industry and described by Bill Gates as an "indispensible guide to the enhancement of the well-being of our world," has often given testimony in vaccine injury hearings to argue for vaccine safety and against the evidence that vaccines are associated with autism and a variety of autoimmune diseases. During a 2018 deposition hearing under oath Plotkin stated that the use of aluminum-containing placebos is a "recognized control" and there is no credible evidence to suggest the adjuvant was contributing to severe autoimmune illnesses. His argument against the need to conduct longer trials to monitor the long term health of vaccine recipients -- the Gardasil trials were only monitored for 14 days -- was that unlike pharmaceutical drugs there is no need because vaccines are administered only intermittently and separated by longer periods of time. His argument for why no studies have been conducted or sponsored by the CDC that compare vaccinated with unvaccinated populations is because "it would be considered malpractice not to vaccinate a child." Despite this irrational statement given that there are hundreds of thousands of unvaccinated children in the US, a retrospective study would be perfectly feasible and not particularly costly. The Vaccine Data Link database, which the public does not have access to, already contains records for many thousands of people who are not vaccinated. Therefore, the data is already at our fingertips yet federal officials refuse to permit such a study to be performed.  The results may be devastating to the vaccine regime

Last year, Italians took to the streets in a massive protest against a mandatory vaccination law.  The independent Italian laboratory Corvelva studied the contents in seven vaccines, including Gardasil. The findings led to a national scandal that became known as "vaccinegate" as ingredients were discovered to be quite different than that being reported to Italian health officials. Gardasil-9 was loaded with foreign bacterial DNA: an enormous 54 percent of the vaccine's total DNA, including human and mouse DNA. Out of 338 different contaminants found, only 22 percent could be identified. Although the vaccine is suppose to protect against 9 different HPV strains, only 7 antigen strains were found in the vaccines analyzed. 

Last year, the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health published a study conducted by Baruch College professor Gayle DeLong that reviewed fertility rates in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey database of 8 million American women. DeLong observed that a statistically significant decrease in childlessness for women between 25-29 years of age since 2007, a year after Gardasil was launch until 2015. This was based upon a study in the British Medical Journal of a 16 year old girl who was diagnosed with premature ovarian failure following HPV vaccines. A later study published in the BMJ reviewing 12 Australian girls who came down with primary ovarian insufficiency, which leads to infertility, placed the blame on Polysorbate-80 as one of the vaccine ingredients. In 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a warning about Polysorbate-80 and premature ovarian failure. Gardasil contains 50 mcg of the synthetic emulsifier commonly used in soaps and cosmetics.  The VAERS database also cites 48 autoimmune injuries associated with ovarian damage due to Gardasil. Other reproductive failures reported in VAERS includes spontaneous abortions, amenorrhea (i.e., the absence of menstruation periods) and irregular menstruation. Her study concludes that 35 percent of vaccinated women could not get pregnant compared to 60 percent who did not receive Gardasil. Another study out of the Institute for Virology, Vaccines and Sera in Serbia, reported by the Children's Health Defense, noted that the large amount of nanoaluminum adjuvant in the HPV vaccines (Gardasil-9 has 1500 micrograms!) contributes to "hyperimmunisation" that can lead to antiphospholipid syndrome and fertility impairment. 

DeLong's study came under enormous attack from pro-vaccine sources, including David Gorsky from the Science Based Medicine network, with demands to the journal for retraction. The study was finally retracted on December 10th this year. What is more important and being systematically ignored is that Merck never conducted fertility impact nor potential cancer etiology studies on Gardasil before its entry to the market. 

Furthermore, the push to mandate the HPV vaccine ignores the statistics in other nations that clearly show an increase in cervical cancer since the introduction of the vaccine. The vaccine was introduced in Australia and the UK in 2006 and 2008 respectively; in both nations, cancer rates have increased substantially. Back in 2006, the Vaccine and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee warned that the vaccine might increase the risk of cervical lesions and cancer. That warning has come true; a VARBPAC report estimates a 44 percent greater likelihood of cervical lesions among Gardasil recipients.    

Efforts to legislate bills for implementing the HPV vaccine started almost immediately after the vaccine was approved, according to a University of Virginia study on the history of HPV legislation. This included a large publicity campaign to make parents fearful of the risks of cervical cancer and the need for public financing. These attempts were made by the American Legislation Exchange Council (ALEC) in its efforts to get the vaccine admitted into states' required vaccination schedules.  Similarly, a Harvard investigation into the Gardasil vaccine's maker Merck's role in immunization policy-making uncovered that the company was in fact drafting the legislation to mandate the vaccine. It also made special efforts to target women legislators and physicians to assist in consumer marketing campaigns. Merck's lobbying activities in Washington have always been among the most aggressive on K Street.  Virginia was one of the first states to enact a statewide school entry mandate for Gardasil; yet five years later, a Medical University of South Carolina analysis found that the mandate had no impact whatsoever on overall compliance.

Today as more states are removing religious-based vaccine exemptions and mandating compliance to the CDC's vaccine schedule for all school children, including those attending private schools, we should be deeply worried that efforts to include Gardasil in the mandated schedule will get passed in state legislative bodies. As we have seen this is one of the mostly poorly studied vaccines now being administered to tens of millions of boys and girls, adolescents and young women across the nation. It is one of the most dangerous and scientifically unsound experiments ever launched upon the American public en masse. Fortunately, efforts by groups such as Robert Kennedy's Children's Health Defense are proceeding to drag Merck into the courtroom for medical research misconduct in order to get its HPV vaccine fast tracked. Given Gardasil's enormous health risks to children, it is incumbent for parents and individuals to educate themselves about the heinous deceptions behind this vaccine and support efforts to have it removed from the market.   

Dec 18 2019

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Progressive Commentary Hour - Interview with Alan Dershowitz

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In this episode of the Progressive Commentary Hour Gary goes over Eva Bartlett's new article

Dec 11 2019

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Progressive Commentary Hour - Chris Hedges & Abby Martin & Catherine Austin Fitts

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Abby Martin sits down with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Chris Hedges to discuss the ignored reality behind Trump, the bipartisan road from neoliberalism to fascism. So we all know about the missing trillions by now, but where is that money going? And what can Americans do to reclaim that money that is rightfully theirs with Austin Fitts

Dec 04 2019

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Progressive Commentary Hour - 11.27.19

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Dawn of Day is a historical documentary about the Underground Railroad in Kansas that brings to light Wabaunsee County’s unsung heroes who traversed one of the most turbulent times in our nation’s history. Faith, family, and politics united a community of neighbors who lived and died to ensure Kansas was a free state. Richard Pitts, director of the Wonder Workshop in Manhattan, Kansas, narrates the film and interviews educators, historians and descendants of abolitionists whose shared heritage lives on in the freedom we enjoy today.

Nov 29 2019

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Dr. Jeb Sprague is a Research Associate at the University of California at Riverside specializing in globalization trends, transnationalism, political sociology and their effects in the Caribbean and Latin America.  Dr. Sprague is the co-founder of the Network for the Critical Studies of Global Capitalism and has previously taught at the University of Virginia and at the University of California at Santa Barbara, the latter academic institution being where he received his doctorate in sociology.  He is the author of "Globalizing the Caribbean" and earlier "Paramilitarism and the Assault on Democracy in Hait."  His articles have appeared in many academic journals as well as the Grayzone, The Canary and Counterpunch.  His website is JebSprague.Blogspot.com

Prof William Robinson is Professor of Sociology and Latin American Studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He is also on the university’s faculty in its Global and International Studies Program. William is a scholar activist, deeply involved in Third World struggles for social justice, the Latin American left, popular empowerment of populations and participatory democracy and government.  His areas of focus include globalization, transnationalism, political economics, immigration and a variety of sociological issues. William received his graduate degrees from the University of New Mexico. In the 1980s he worked as a journalist and activist during the revolution in Nicaragua. He has published nine books, his latest being “Into the Tempest: Essays on the New Global Capitalism," which investigates how global capitalism is now controlled by a multinational capitalist class and is contributing to draconian policies in the US and other developed nations giving rise to nationalist police states.  His forthcoming book scheduled for release next year is "The Global Police State." His website is SOC.UCSB.edu/Faculty/Robinson 

Nov 20 2019

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Progressive Commentary Hour - CONVERSATIONS WITH REMARKABLE MINDS Recovering the experience of spiritual wonder in an age of scientific materialism.

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Dr. Rupert Sheldrake is a British biochemist and plant physiologist who has experimented with innovative field theories in plants and animals, including humans, to account for the causative formation of the deeper structures of biological development and collective consciousness.  Dr. Sheldrake has been a fellow at Cambridge University, a Frank Knox Fellow at Harvard and a Research Fellow of he British Royal Society. His research has included efforts to reach a greater understanding of memory, perception, cognition and the debate over consciousness.  For two years he lived in a Benedictine Christian ashram in South India under the guidance of the late sage Father Bede Griffiths.  Over the past several decades Rupert developed his theory of morphic resonance and morphogenic fields.  He has written extensively on morphogenic theory since the publication “A New Science in Life “in 1981.  His most recent book is "Ways to Go Beyond and Why They Work," which presents various spiritual practices and ways that for everyday activities to have spiritual meaning for the scientific age we have now entered.  His website is Sheldrake.org

Nov 13 2019

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Progressive Commentary Hour - Google's covert operations to undermine democracy, freedom of speech and manipulate our lives

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Zach Vorhies is a former Google engineer who worked with the Silicon Valley giant for over 8 years. Much of that time was spent in Google's YouTube division before he discovered Google's artificial intelligence program known as "Machine Learning Fairness." After investigating this program through internal Google documents in his possession, Zach turned whistleblower and delivered 950 pages of company documents to the Department of Justice and released the same to the public. Having departed from Google, Zach is now devoted to helping raise awareness about Google's covert activities.  This includes the likelihood of meddling in the forthcoming elections and collaborating with China by giving that country access to it's "Manhattan" project known as Deep Mind. 

Dr. Robert Epstein is the Senior Research Psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology.  The institute researches roles of parenting, stress management, maturation and the internet's influence and manipulation of our lives. He is the former editor in chief of Psychology Today and has specialized in the psychology of maturity. Dr. Epstein holds a doctorate in psychology from Harvard, has taught at the University of California at San Diego and was the founder of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies in Massachusetts. He has been a commentator on NPR's Marketplace and has written for the Washington Post, Time, The Sunday Times London, Parenting, and other magazines and newspapers. Robert is the author of 15 books, and his forthcoming book is "How Google and Facebook Ate Your Brain, and How You Can Get a New One."  The Institute also produced a documentary film, "The Creepy Line" which reveals how Google and Facebook impact the behaviors of billions of people worldwide. For more info on his writings about Google, his website is MyGoogleResearch.com

Nov 06 2019

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Progressive Commentary Hour - What is happening to the Democratic Party?

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Ray McGovern served as an Army intelligence officer and a CIA analyst for 27 years under 7 presidential administrations, from John F. Kennedy to George H. W. Bush. Among his duties was preparing the President’s Daily Brief, which was a one-on-one to President Ronald Reagan’s most senior national security advisers.  He was responsible for the analysis of Soviet intelligence regarding Vietnam and served as the Assistant National Intelligence Officer for Western Europe. Since retiring, Ray has been a vocal peace activist and journalist and helped create Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) to expose the way intelligence was falsified to “justify” war on Iraq and the Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence. He also works with Tell the Word, an ecumenical Catholic publishing house.   Ray’s opinion pieces appear in many leading news sources here and abroad.  He holds degrees in theology and philosophy from Fordham University, an MA in Russian History, is a graduate from Harvard Business School and has a certificate in theology from Georgetown University.   His website is RayMcGovern.com  and more of his writings can be found on ConsortiumNews.com

Oct 30 2019

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Progressive Commentary Hour - Clinton Body Count Arkancide Mena Iran Contra Barry Seal Medellin - Railroad Teen Murders

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Clinton Body Count Arkancide Mena Iran Contra Barry Seal Medellin PART 2 - Railroad Teen Murders

Oct 23 2019

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Progressive Commentary Hour - The Mena Cover-Up - Bill & Hillary Clinton's Arkansas Cocaine Operation Exposé

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Bill Clinton and the Mena Arkansas cocaine smuggling operations.

Oct 16 2019

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Progressive Commentary Hour - New Perspectives on Cancer that Explain Why the War on Cancer has Failed

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Dr. Thomas Cowan is a long-time holistic and complementary and alternative medical doctor who practices in San Francisco. He is a former vice president of the Physicians' Association for Anthroposophic Medicine based on the teachings of Rudolf Steiner, and was a founding member of the Weston Price Foundation. His practice incorporates nutrition, homeopathy, anthroposophic medical theory and botanical herbs. He also operates a family-run biodynamic organic.  Dr Cowan writes the column "Ask the Doctor" for the magazine Wise Traditions in Food, Farming and the Healing Arts and has authored several books including "Vaccines, Autoimmunity and the Changing Nature of Childhood Illness." His most recent release a couple weeks ago is "Cancer and the New Biology of Water: Why the War on Cancer has Failed and What that Means for More Effective Prevention and Treatment."  We will be speaking with Dr. Cowan about how these new emerging discoveries about certain unusual properties of cellular water may force us to completely rethink the causes for our ongoing epidemic of cancer. His websites are DrCowansGarden.com and HumanHeartCosmicHeart.com

Oct 09 2019

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Progressive Commentary Hour - How the Mindfulness Movement has become the New Capitalist Spirituality

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Prof Ronald Purser is a professor of management in the College of Business at San Francisco State University, where he teaches mindfulness in organizations and theories of consumer capitalism, social change and transformation. Prof Purser is also a Zen teacher in the Korean Taego (Tay-go) tradition. His essays and cultural criticism have appeared in Salon, Tikkun, Tricycle, the Huffington Post and Alternet.  Ron has authored 8 books; his most recent one which has raised a stir in the American spiritual community is "McMindfulness: How Mindfulness Became the New Capitalist Spirituality," which critiques the popular and increasing fad of mindfulness meditation being coopted by neoliberal, corporate and political interests. He holds a doctorate from Case Western Reserve University and his website is RonPurser.com

Oct 02 2019

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Progressive Commentary Hour - Dr. Alvin Moss & Kevin Barry

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Dr. Alvin Moss ("Woody") is a professor of medicine and physician-scientist at a major university school of medicine and is the founding director of the university's Center for Health Ethics and Law. He has published over 150 scientific articles in the peer-reviewed medical literature, and serves on the editorial boards of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology and the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. He is also a reviewer for the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, the Annals of Internal Medicine, and multiple other medical journals. He has directed and taught the required course in medical ethics to medical students at my university for 25 years has chaired the statewide network of health ethics committees for 30 years. Dr. Moss' interest in vaccine safety and vaccine injury was first prompted by ethical concerns of conflicts of interest in vaccine research and public policy. As a practicing physician he prescribes vaccines to patients who choose to receive them after an informed consent discussion. Therefore, he is not ideologically pro-vaccine or anti-vaccine, but rather pro-health, pro-ethics, and pro-informed consent in vaccination. He has testified  multiple times before legislative committees as an expert on vaccines. And finally Dr Moss is a graduate of Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. 

 
Kevin Barry is a former federal attorney in civil law at the US Attorney's Southern District of NY office and currently the president of First Freedoms Inc, a non profit organization dedicated to advancing the freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution’s First Amendment. He is also a representative of an NGO advancing global health and environmental literacy to the United Nation. Earlier Kevin was the president of Jenny McCarthy’s organization Generation Rescue.  He has three sons, one with autism.  Kevin is the author of “Vaccine Whistleblower: Exposing Autism Research Fraud at the CDC”  with a preface by Boyd Haley and forward by Bobby Kennedy Jr.  The book provides the original transcripts of conversations between the CDC scientist and whistleblower William Thompson and Prof. Brian Hooker about CDC corruption and cover-ups over vaccine safety.  His website is FirstFreedoms.org

Sep 25 2019

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Progressive Commentary Hour - The Plight of Palestinians and American Denialism

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Abby Martin is one of our leading international voices among younger American journalists and media activists.  She is the host of the investigative documentary news program The Empire Files that was aired on pan-Latin American network Telesur TV English.  The Empire Files features hard hitting investigative history and insights into subjects ignored by mainstream corporate media. Earlier Abby was the host of Breaking the Set on the Russia Today network. She is a founder of the organization Media Roots that supports citizen journalism, and serves on the board of the Media Freedom Foundation which manages Project Censored, which airs on the PRN network. Recently she released a breathtaking documentary film -- GAZA Fights for Freedom -- which puts viewers on the ground to witness the atrocities committed by Israeli military personnel against Gazans during their Great March of Return.  The full featured film can be viewed on Vimeo, and Empire File episodes can be viewed at TheEmpireFiles.tv and Youtube. Abby's personal website is AbbyMartin.org 

Sep 18 2019

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Progressive Commentary Hour - The new Kashmir Crisis and growing tensions between India and Pakistan

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Farooq Kathwari is an internationally respected Kashmiri-American business man who has been the Chairman, President and CEO of furniture chain store Ethan Allen Interiors Inc, now with outlets across America, Canada, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.  In 1985, at the age of 41, Farooq was selected as company President; he continues to hold this position and took the firm public in 1993. Aside from his business acumen and reputation for making Ethan Allen one of the most employee-friendly corporations in America, Mr. Kathwari has also been a leading thought-leader in international attempts to simmer India-Pakistan tensions over Kashmir and to restore the original international policies that provided Kashmiris a degree of autonomy. Recently, Kashmir has again reached global headlines after India's Hindu-Nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi placed the India-controlled region into a military lockdown, rounding up 400 of Kashmir's democratically elected politicians, aides, officials and separatist intellectuals who continue to sit in Kashmir's overflowing prisons. Besides his diplomatic efforts, Farooq is also a founder of the Kashmir Study Group that created the Livingston Proposal as a peaceful initiative to bring stability to Kashmir's divisions. He is the chair of Refugees International and the co-Chair of the Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council, started during the election of Trump to fight against hate speech and crimes targeting Jews and Muslims. Last week Farooq's personal autobiography, "Trailblazer: From the Mountains of Kashmir to the Summit of Global Business and Beyond," was published which includes the history and political background of the Kashmir crisis and this intermediary activities to bring sanity between India's and Pakistan's government.

Sep 11 2019

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Progressive Commentary Hour - A frightening case of medical kidnapping and child sexual abuse and trafficking

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Neal David Sutz is a best selling author and activist on biopolar disorder and our mental healthcare system, a film producer and a business owner.  In 2004, Neal's lawsuit against Dr. Phil for discrimination and violation of the Disability's Act reached national attention. Neal has a fascinating and rather unique story that deals with the medical kidnapping of his two special needs sons in Switzerland and a pedophile network connected with high ranking members of the Mormon Church and the state of Arizona. Neal is the author of a recent book dealing with child medical kidnapping: "SOS: Scream of Silence - The Unfathomable Story of a Father Trying to Save his Sons." He is currently residing in Switzerland where he has dual citizenship and his website is SOSBook.is and articles about his case and ordeal can be found on the website Health Impact News. 

Sep 04 2019

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Gary Null is exceptionally excellent

By bahrrt - May 14 2019
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Among the few podcasts I listen to on a regular basis Gary IS the only podcast worth listening to. I have been listening for a few years, and am fascinated by all the information that comes from a single person. You can’t be thanked, or praised enough, but thank you for all you do, sir.

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Gary is a true original, speaks the truth and changed my life for the better!