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New York, NY

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From the grassroots to Washington and beyond, the realities of politics and power are routinely cloaked in euphemism and evasion. This program goes much deeper than the surface spin to examine what's really going on -- and what's really at stake -- for people and the future of life on this planet.

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Political Analysis - All Governments Lie: A Special on the Life and Influence of Rebel Journalist I.F. Stone. - 07.03.15

7/3/2015
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This week’s show is an hour-long special covering the life and lasting influence of rebel investigative and independent journalist Izzy Stone, with two distinguished guests. 1.) Fred Peabody is an Emmy-winning journalist and filmmaker whose credits include seven years as a producer-director on the acclaimed CBC investigative program “

Duration: 01:00:40


Documentary Hour Featuring “By Blood” and “Help Us Find Sunil Tripathi” - 05.07.15

5/8/2015
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The May 7, 2015 edition of “Political Analysis” on The Progressive Radio Network featured the work and voices of two documentarians: Marcos Barbery and Neal Broffman. 1.) Marcos Barbery, Director and Producer of the newly-released documentary film “By Blood,” which is a contemporary and historical account of the African-American Freedmen of Cherokee descent, who were enslaved by the Cherokee Tribe and have still yet to achieve the rights and benefits they argue are owed to them by the...

Duration: 00:59:39


Political Analysis - 11/13/14

11/14/2014
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***Part 3 of Political Analysis’ series on the Global Water Crisis*** FROM PENNSYLVANIA TO UKRAINE: FRACKING FRENZY, NEOLIBERALISM AND THE WORLD WATER CRISIS

Duration: 00:55:31


Political Analysis - THE GLOBAL WATER CRISIS — Part One GLOBAL WATER SHORTA

8/7/2014
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Tonight on Political Analysis, Sandy Leon Vest and Steve Horn present part one of a series we are calling (exactly what it is): THE GLOBAL WATER CRISIS. Right now, the planet on which we all depend for our survival is at the precipice — quite literally, on the verge of a catastrophic water shortage. Worse still, what remains of the world’s water supply is rapidly being poisoned, polluted and contaminated with everything from industrial waste, fertilizers, fracking (and other) chemicals to...

Duration: 00:57:34


Political Analysis - Jennifer Smith Maguire - 07/31/14

7/31/2014
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Today’s guest will be the author of the book “Fit For Consumption,” Jennifer Smith Maguire.

Duration: 00:58:14


Political Analysis - UNCOMMON SENSE — Preparing for the Worst in Perilous T

7/24/2014
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On tonight’s Political Analysis, disaster preparedness expert Chuck McCune joins Sandy for what could be the most important hour you’ll ever spend … Here’s why: In the 21st century, most of us understand that we live in treacherous and unpredictable times. While every generation of humans has certainly had its challenges, we (those of us living through the 21st century) are the first to experience the “critical mass” of converging forces — including too few resources, too many people and...

Duration: 00:58:26


Political Analysis - Rose Bridger and Bill Powers - 07/10/14

7/10/2014
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Guests: Rose Bridger and Bill Powers Bridger is author of the new book “Plane Truth,” which is about the ecological and climate justice impacts of the aviation industry. She was the guest for the first half of the show. For the second half of the show, Powers talked about the shale gas bubble and the role of the US Federal Reserve in giving the frackers 0% interest loan “junk debt” since 2008, how that could come to an end in 2015 and what that means for the future of fracking. Powers is...

Duration: 00:57:32


Political Analysis - US EPIDEMIC OF MURDER, MAYHEM AND MISOGYNY - 07/03/14

7/3/2014
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Tonight on Political Analysis, DeSmog Blog’s Steve Horn makes his debut as Sandy’s co-host. Sandy and Steve kick off the hour with Truthout.org’s Candice Bernd. They discuss a disturbing upsurge in cases involving women being brutalized, sexually assaulted and/or murdered — often by the same people charged with protecting them. Candice wrote the piece published at Truthout.org, headlined, “Police Departments Ignore Rampant Sexual Assault by Officers.” She talks about the epidemic of...

Duration: 00:58:22


Political Analysis - MEET THE BEAST — Part 11 War, Tar Sands Oil, “Bomb Tra

6/19/2014
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TONIGHT on Political Analysis, DeSmog Blog’s Steve Horn joins Sandy LeonVest for MEET THE BEAST — Part 11. They discuss the escalating violence in Iraq, the connection between militarism and fossil fuel extraction — and the link between global turbulence, militarism and fossil fuels. They also discuss the current “extraction boom” here in the US and in Canada. During the second half-hour, Steve Horn discusses the significance of the Obama A [...]

Duration: 00:57:07


Political Analysis - MEET THE BEAST — Part 10: CIRCUS OF HORRORS ON SAN FRA

6/12/2014
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Never endingStory of Radioactive Lies, Backroom Deals and Toxic Contamination Residents of San Francisco, California’s Treasure Island have been lured into a radioactive web of lies, backroom deals and a toxic legacy that never ends … But the City’s realtors, developers and politicians have invested big bucks in the island’s development — and they’re not about to let a little asbestos, dioxin, or even radioactivity stand in the way of their potential real estate bonanza. That’s why,...

Duration: 00:59:21


POLITICAL ANALYSIS – MEET THE BEAST – PART 6 WE ALL LIVE ON TREASURE ISLAND

5/29/2014
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Treasure Island resident whistleblower and activist Kathryn Lundgren joins Sandy LeonVest to blow the whistle on the radioactive crime scene that is Treasure Island, California — and to bust the beasts who areperpetrating the crime — and profiting from it. Lundgren explains how and why she felt forced to stand up to San Francisco’s “corporate-military-political establishment,” and talks about the life and death struggle she is now fighting to save her family — and the entire community of...

Duration: 00:57:56


Political Analysis - Meet The Beast : The Beast That Regulates The (Nuclear

4/17/2014
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Tonight on Political Analysis, Sandy LeonVest is joined by Michael Mariotte, president of NIRS (the Nuclear Information & Resource Service) for Part Five of her series,MEET THE BEAST. This week, Sandy introduces the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) — “the Beast that regulates the (nuclear) Beast.”

Duration: 00:57:31


Political Analysis - Fracking Beast Meets Keystone XL- 04/10/14

4/10/2014
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On tonight’s Political Analysis, Sandy LeonVest presentsMEET THE BEAST, Part Four:FRACKING BEAST MEETS KEYSTONE XL.

Duration: 00:56:09


Political Analysis - Meet The Fracking Beast - 04/03/14

4/3/2014
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Tonight, Political Analysis host Sandy LeonVest presents the third broadcast in her series, MEET THE BEAST. This week, MEET THE FRACKING BEAST.

Duration: 00:25:52


Political Analysis - MEET THE BEAST: URS Corporation Devours Whistleblowers

3/21/2014
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Guests: Hanford Challenge’s Tom Carpenter and Meredith Crafton Tonight on Political Analysis, Sandy LeonVest hosts the first in her new series, MEET THE BEAST: URS Corporation Devours Whistleblowers

Duration: 00:55:10


Political Analysis - UNHARMONIC CONVERGENCE, PART 4: ‘TIL DEATH DO US PART

2/7/2014
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On tonight’s Political Analysis, as the third anniversary of the March 11, 2011 Fukushima disaster approaches, Sandy LeonVest revisits the ties between the nuclear industry and the corporate-owned “mainstream” media. During the first segment, she is joined by DeSmog Blog’s Steve Horn for an update on the Keystone XL pipeline — and the curiously timed release of the Obama state department’s Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS). Later, she is joined by Mickey Huff (Project Censored)...

Duration: 00:55:29


Political Analysis - Unharmonic Convergence: Water, Water Everywhere - 1/23

1/24/2014
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WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE TONIGHT on Political Analysis, Sandy LeonVest hosts “Water, Water Everywhere” — the second installment of PRN’s ongoing series, “Unharmonic Convergence“ Joining Sandy to kick off the hour, Food&Water Watch’s Adam Scow, who talks about the “unharmonic convergence” taking place in California right now — how and why the Golden State’s “mega-drought” is unharmonically converging with a number of forces. Among them, hydrofracking, Governor Brown’s water-stealing Twin...

Duration: 00:54:54


Political Analysis - 10/22/13

10/23/2013
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The Beast that Wouldn’t Die: Untangling the Web of Nuclear Lies, Corruption and Criminal Activities Tonight, Political Analysis host Sandy LeonVest puts her head together with disaster-preparedness adviser and human rights activist Chuck McCune and nuclear power oracle Michael Mariotte to unravel the web of nuclear lies, corruption and criminality that plagues the nuclear industry. They discuss Fukushima, the lack of preparedness in the US for a nuclear accident, reactor deficiencies — and...

Duration: 00:55:26