Obama Mines Russia-Ukraine, Asia-Pacific for Global Power, Midterm Votes Muhammad Ali Takes A Stand; Refuses to Be Drafted In the […] The post Leid Stories – Obama And Ali – 04/28/14 appeared first on PRN.fm.
Wage Theft: Workers Robbed On the Job--By Their Employers! On The Money: Small PAC Takes On Big Campaign-Finance Issue. Bill O’Reilly’s Undiluted, Unrepentant Racism The post Leid Stories – Robbed on the Job – 04/16/14 appeared first on PRN.fm.
Another Week of Madness? Another Reason to Free Your Mind! Has the craziness of politics gotten to you this week? Not a minute to lose, start your mind-readjustment program now to save your weekend! It’s Free-Your-Mind Friday on Leid Stories—apro bonoservice to those wanting to talk things through to quickly regain their political bearings. Our […] The post Leid Stories – 04/11/14 appeared first on PRN.fm.
Smash the Duopoly!: The Case for New Political Parties Buying a car? Hundreds of models to choose from. Looking for a new suit? You can spend a month just looking at thousands of styles. Want to cast a smart vote? Well, now you’re in trouble. There’s Party A or Party B. Pull that lever and […] The post Leid Stories – Smash the Duopoly!: The Case for New Political Parties – 04/09/14 appeared first on PRN.fm.
Leid Stories Debuts “FYI” – Peer-to-Peer Teaching and Learning Making Callaloo In Detroit: Author Tells How Culture Sustains Her Spirit Leid Stories proudly presents the first edition of “FYI,” a mini-lecture series designed to encourage further independent research and inquiry into various subjects and issues. “Essentially, it’s peer-to-peer teaching and learning,” says Utrice Leid, host […]
Lost in the noise and dissonance of gender politics in the United States is a simple, yet extremely complicated, question: What does it mean to be a woman? Not surprisingly, this question raises other questions that also are simple, yet extremely complicated: Who decides? Based on what? Leid Stories discusses gender politics essentially […]
It’s Friday. Free Your Mind on Leid Stories! It’s the end of the week and you are besotted with new thoughts and ideas. Think this is accidental? No, it’s not. It’s part of an evil plot (NSA?) to overload and short-circuit your brain and ruin any chance of you having a fun-filled, worry-free weekend. Be […]
The crisis in public education in the United States not only persists, but has become even more intense at the state and local levels because of the domino effect of the Obama administration’s “new-Democrat” policies. Urban school districts, which serve the majority of the nation’s schoolchildren of color, are experiencing the fiercest battles in years […]The post Leid Stories – Stalwart Soldiers In the Battle Against Educational Genocide – 03/20/14 appeared first on PRN.fm.
March 4 found Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York and an array of elected officials standing behind him in a joyous mood despite the cold. Looking out at a sea of about 11,000 schoolchildren, parents and teachers who filled the plaza outside the state Capitol, Cuomo assured them, political-rally style, that they had a friend […]The post Leid Stories – Charter Schools: Politically Authorized and Endorsed Educational Apartheid – 03/17/14 appeared first on PRN.fm.
Are you sullen and on edge because your brilliant analysis of current events or masterful deconstruction of a complex issue hasn’t been heard, let alone appreciated? Is that what’s bothering you, friend? Well, suffer in silence no more! It’s Free Your Mind Friday on Leid Stories, and we’re all here, waiting for you! We’re a […]The post Leid Stories – Decompress From the Week’s Woes, It’s “Free Your Mind Friday!” – 03/14/14 appeared first on PRN.fm.
The U.S. Postal Service for many years has been the poster child for what’s wrong with “big government.” Ever-increasing operational costs, loss of market share and revenue to electronic mail and the private mailing industry, and staggering deficits ($5 billion last year) haven’t helped the USPS any. Now powerful forces are behind a push in […]The post Leid Stores – U.S. Postal Service ‘Reforms’ Have Big Money Behind Them – 03/13/14 appeared first on PRN.fm.
Appeal Lawyers Cite Major Violations by Judge, Prosecutor; 200 Pages of Trial Transcript Mysteriously Disappear Convicted and sent to prison on federal conspiracy and fraud charges in a trial rife with highly irregular actions by the prosecutor and judge, the six executives of Investigative Resource Planning Solutions Inc. (the IRP 6) pinned their hopes of […]The post Leid Stories – The IRP6 & the FBI, Chapter 7 – 03/12/14 appeared first on PRN.fm.
The U.S. Constitution: Too Much Deference to It, Not Enough Difference With It The framers of the U.S. Constitution never meant it to be the unassailable, fix-resistant final word on “the law of the land,” but the basis for vigorous debate, and even open challenges, in pursuit of a more just and democratic society, says […]The post Leid Stories – Deference/Difference – 03/10/14 appeared first on PRN.fm.
Well, here we are, by popular demand, at the premiere of “Free Your Mind Friday!” It’s a re-branded, re-scheduled “Open Forum,” but with the same purpose and intent—to be the gathering place for the vigorous exchange of information, opinions and ideas.” Leid Stories’ listeners had everything to do with it. Fridays (as opposed to Tuesdays) […]The post Leid Stories Proudly Presents “Free Your Mind Friday” – 03/07/14 appeared first on PRN.fm.
Edward Snowden has said that his motivation for looting an estimated 1.7 million classifiedfiles from the National Security Agency was to expose the NSA’s indiscriminate, wholesale violations of privacy rights in pursuit of the clandestine interests of the surveillance state. He carefully selected media outlets to tell various aspects of the story based on the […]The post Leid Stories – Blowing the Whistle on the Snowden-Greenwald-Omidyar-NSA Connection – 03/06/14 appeared first on PRN.fm.
Why the Ukraine-Crimea Crisis Should Make Us Change Our Politics If nothing else, the Ukraine-Crimea crisis should cause us to re-examine our basic political philosophy and orientation. Why? Because it clearly hasn’t happened at the leadership level; across the board, they’ve run out of good, innovative ideas and new ways of doing things. Leid Stories […]The post Leid Stories – 03/05/14 appeared first on PRN.fm.
Detroit Seeks Court OK on Bank Payoffs; Coalition Readies for Showdown; Obama, Congress Mull $1 Billion in Aid to Ukrainian Fascists State-appointed city manager Kevyn Orr late yesterday filed a motion with the federal judge overseeing Detroit’s $18-billion bankruptcy seeking approval of an $85-million settlement Orr said he had worked out with two creditor-banks […]The post Leid Stories – 03/04/14 appeared first on PRN.fm.
Venezuela, Ukraine Crises Reheat Battle for Hemispheric Hegemony The dynamics of the crises in Venezuela and Ukraine—and, now, Crimea—are changing almost by the minute, pointing up complex issues that go far deeper than Secretary of State John Kerry’s supersimplistic, and predictably standard, explanation that they are about “freedom and democracy.” Dr. Gerald Horne, who has […]The post Leid Stories – 03/03/14 appeared first on PRN.fm.
The Ukraine and Venezuela Crises, and U.S. Support for ‘Democracy’ Obama’s Shameless Objectification of Black and Latino Youth Turmoil in Ukrain and Venezuela has dominated news headlines in recent weeks, apace with an escalation in the violent opposition to the now-ousted President Viktor Yanukovych and to President Nicolás Maduro’s United Socialist Party of Venezuela […]The post Leid Stories – 02/28/14 appeared first on PRN.fm.
Obamacare Could Cost Low-Income and Poorer Americans Their Homes Nullification: The Power of Jurors to Balance the Scales of Justice Jurorsalso are judges of the facts in a case and should exercise their power in the interest of justice, says our guest, Kirsten Tynan, executive director of the Fully Informed Jury Association. The organization has […]The post Leid Stories – 02/27/14 appeared first on PRN.fm.