How Corporations Own Education

–Classic Interview: Mark Naison, Professor of African American Studies and History at Fordham University and co-founder of the Badass Teachers Association, joins David to discuss corporate influence over education and the problems with excessive mandatory standardized testing -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow -Follow…

CNN RussiaGate Debate Goes Off The Rails: ‘Apologist!’

During a heated panel discussion on CNN, a Moscow-born conservative commentator accused a Russian studies scholar of being an “apologist” for Vladimir Putin. Stephen Cohen, professor emeritus of Russian studies at NYU and Princeton, told CNN’s Anderson Cooper that he doesn’t find anything “unusual” about…

28% Of Americans Say God Talks Directly To Them

Previous Pew Research Center studies have shown that the share of Americans who believe in God with absolute certainty has declined in recent years, while the share saying they have doubts about God’s existence – or that they do not believe in God at all…

Trump wants to weaken coal miner protections as black lung disease makes a comeback

After reaching a low point in the late 1990s, new studies are showing that black lung disease has made a startling resurgence, especially among coal workers in the central Appalachian region. More than 10 percent of America’s coal miners with 25 or more years of experience…

Ice Can Tell us a F&*%$g Lot!

–Joe McConnell, research professor at the Desert Research Institute and expert in ice core studies joins David to discuss past climate and human impacts on the environment, and the economic story that ice cores can tell us -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow…

Americans Own 40% of World’s Firearms

–A new report from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland reports that while Americans make up only 4% of the world’s population, they own 40% of the world’s firearms https://www.yahoo.com/news/americans-own-40-percent-worlds-firearms-study-173747656.html -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Support Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow -Donate via…

Film critic, cinema professor and journalist Joseph McBride: Julian Assange “should be freed”

Joseph McBride is one of the most honest and interesting film critics and historians in the US. He has written studies of Frank Capra, Steven Spielberg, John Ford, Orson Welles and Ernst Lubitsch, among other works. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:

More than 100 million Americans’ drinking water could be contaminated by harmful chemicals

Previous studies warned that 16 million Americans have been exposed to drinking water contaminated by a class of fluorinated nonstick chemicals that have been linked to cancer, thyroid disease, weakened immunity, and other health problems. That’s a huge number of people. But throw that figure…

FL Public School Teacher Has White Nationalist Podcast

☼ LEARN SOMETHING NEW → https://brilliant.org/DavidPakman/ –A 25-year-old Florida social studies teacher named Dayanna Volitich gets “removed from the classroom” after it’s revealed that she moonlighted as the host of a white nationalist podcast called “Unapologetic” https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/florida-public-school-teacher-white-nationalist-podcast_us_5a99ae32e4b089ec353a1fba -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Support Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow…