Everything Is Broken Playlists
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 09/19/2011 - 9:28pm
Our featured guest is Matthew Stein, an environmentalist, bestselling author, MIT trained engineer, and green builder. He is the author of the bestselling book “When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability and Surviving the Long Emergency” a comprehensive manual on sustainable living skills, survival, and disaster preparations. His new book, When Disaster Strikes: A Comprehensive Guide to Emergency Planning and Crisis Survival (Chelsea Green 2011). http://www.whentechfails.com/ Matthew also wrote a terrific article at Huff Post: http://tinyurl.com/2vqmatg
We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe. David has an essay for us. David’s other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith; also at: http://posterous.com/users/4aGe8aAoZuNP#activities/page/1
For music today … lets rock retro with Big Brother and The Holding Company – Janis needs some airtime.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 09/12/2011 - 4:23pm
Our featured guest is Eric Herm, farmer, author and activist. Eric is a fourth generation farmer on 6,000 acres in West Texas whose book Son of a Farmer, Child of the Earth: a Path to Agriculture's Higher Consciousness sounds the alarm on GMOs (genetically modified organisms) and how “we are using poison as the basic ingredient for success in agriculture.” In it, he points specifically to corporations like Monsanto, DuPont and Cargill who are making a factory floor of our farmland. Eric will be speaking in front of the White House at The Right to Know March (to demand genetically modified foods be labeled as they are in Europe and Japan) this October. The march will begin at the United Nations on Oct.1 and end at the White House on Oct. 16. They are expecting over 1,000,000 people. http://www.sonofafarmer.com/
We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe. David has an essay for us. David’s other writings are at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith.
And, our pal Steve Wiehe will check in from Florida to give us his take on current events.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 09/05/2011 - 11:02pm
Our featured guest is Stuart Jeanne Bramhall. Stuart is an ex-pat, living in New Zealand. Stuart is political and community activist, author, on-line journalist and blogger. She has just published an ebook “Revolutionary Change: An Expatriate View”. https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/83632
Also, local activist Charlotte Koons will be bring us up to date on all the peace and justice action in our area.
For music today we will do some 70’s punk from The Clash. Some cuts from the USA release of their self-titled debut studio album “The Clash” (1976) and selections also from their December, 1979 “London Calling” album.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 08/29/2011 - 10:09pm
Our featured guest is … Bill Loeber. A native of the Midwest, as he puts it “with good sensible Midwest values”. Bill is a graduate of University of Minnesota in engineering, MBA from University of Wisconsin. Bill is currently consulting on internet business strategies and running http://www.PhotoArtPeople.com, a printing company in San Diego. Bill feels that politics is essentially “idea marketing”, and it blows him away how ordinary people can be brainwashed into subscribing to ideologies that are against their self-interest. We will hear about his “The biggest megaphone Unified Theory of politics” and a whole lot more
Our resident storyteller, Margaret Meyers will join us from the Twin Cities. Margaret’s website is www.storyteller.net/tellers/mmeyers
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 08/22/2011 - 10:49pm
We are calling Cairo, Egypt today. Our guest is Yasser Alwan who was born in Nigeria to Iraqi parents in 1964; after spending his early childhood in Lebanon and Iraq, his family moved to the USA in 1972. we will discuss the events in Cairo - "Arab Spring" and perhaps some time for developments in Libya. Yasser is an accomplished photographer. http://www.yasser-alwan.com
We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe. David has an essay for one of the last images in our Synergy Project. You can view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com David’s other writings are at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith.
And, our pal STEVE WIEHE will check in from Florida to give us his take on current events.
By Habanero on Tue, 08/16/2011 - 12:24pm
Healthcare is Broken Too!
Filling in for Jim Lynch today is Habanero. You can reach me with questions or ideas for future discussions at SMontana@HabaneroInc.com.
My guest today is Tom Force, Esq. He'll be talking to us about how both patients and providers can join forces against the insurance companies to make sure they pay for legitimate medical services. Contact information for Tom is:
To file a complaint:
www. /bureaus/health care/pdfs/complaint form.pdf
For External appeals:
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 10:03pm
Our featured guest is Kyle Scott, Political Science Dept., University of Houston. He returns to EIB with a new book out. He has authored three books – we will discuss his latest “Federalism: Theory and Practice.” Continuum Press.
Also, our pal Steve Wiehe will check in from Florida to give us his take on events.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 08/01/2011 - 10:28pm
Our featured guest, is Mike Palecek, author, publisher and radio personality. he co-hosts The New American Dream Radio Hour.
Our resident story teller, Margaret Meyers will join us from the twin cities area. Margaret’s website is www.storyteller.net/tellers/mmeyers
We will also have Nina from the south country peace group to tell us about their saturday march commemorating hiroshima bombing.
Music from the early 90’s "one-album wonder" San Francisco group 4 Non Blondes.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 07/25/2011 - 11:00pm
Our featured guest, is Beverly Solomon, Creative Director for Musee-Solomon, in the Texas Hill Country north of Austin. She was a model and then an account executive in sales and marketing for Diane von Furstenberg, Revlon and Ralph Lauren. Beverly now lives and works with recent "Everything is Broken" guest, the internationally recognized artist Pablo Solomon at their 1856 historic ranch. Beverly manages their art and design business and also provides expertise in the areas of art, fashion and beauty. She has been featured in books, newspapers, magazines and TV. Her website is http://www.beverlysolomon.com
We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe. As we near completion of our SYNERGY project, David has an essay for the image “no rush”. You can view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com David’s other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 07/11/2011 - 11:00pm
Our featured guest, Jim Tusty is an independent filmmaker, speaker, and entrepreneur. He founded Mountain View Group, Ltd. in 1981, and built it into a high-level filmmaking and communications consulting firm that serviced some of the largest companies in the world, including GE, Coca-Cola, and The Home Depot. Jim sold his company in 2008. He and his wife Maureen released their first feature film, The Singing Revolution, in 2008, which chronicles the peaceful revolt of the Estonian people against the USSR in the early ‘90’s. I was very moved by the film’s TV version which will air nationally next month. Im sure you will enjoy this interview with Jim Tusty.
We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe. As we near completion of our SYNERGY project, David has an essay for the image “treescape”. You can view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com NOTE: there is also a link to David’s other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 07/04/2011 - 10:01pm
Our featured guest, Bill Buzenberg became Executive Director of the Center for Public Integrity in January 2007. The Center is an investigative news organization based in Washington, D.C. with a 20-year track record and some 37 first place national journalism awards. Buzenberg was Vice President of News for National Public Radio, as well as an NPR foreign affairs correspondent and London bureau chief from 1978-1997. He was responsible for launching Talk of the Nation, as well as the expansion of All Things Considered and the extension of NPR’s newscasts services to 24 hours a day. http://www.iWAtchNews.org/
AND … storyteller Loren Niemi will join us from the Twin Cities for a tell or two – plus we may learn a bit about small (REALLY small) government. His state is shutdown as you may know. http://www.storytelling.org/Niemi/
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 06/27/2011 - 9:45pm
A BIT OF A DIFFERENT SHOW TODAY - our featured guest, Matt Thiel is a former pilot/Air Force Captain, and recent U of Michigan MBA grad. Matt and I will discuss the "militrary-industrial-complex"; a culture and economy built upon war; and why I am wrong about all of this! Hey, we haven’t had a conservative on our program in some time and its always good to get the other side. This gentleman’s credentials speak for themselves.
And … We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe. As we conclude our SYNERGY project, David has an essay or two that may or may not make the final edit. Today he will read an essay that we hope we can fit in. if you missed recent Synergy segments, be sure to view the images at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com NOTE: for David’s other writings please go to http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith
Music today is from New England’s blues belter Susan Tedeschi. She and husband Derek Trucks have a new band – Tedeschi Trucks Band (TTB) – they will play The Beacon Theatre in New York on September 10.
By Jim Lynch on Tue, 06/21/2011 - 12:17am
should be a fun show today - our featured guest, Tony Mizzer has a broad background in Washington politics; owns the first integrated health club/gym in DC; is a Real Estate expert, author and teacher. In addition to some wild tales of "inside the beltway" politics, he and I will discuss politics in Washington and whether there even is a “left” on the political scene. Recently, he completed his first e-book on distressed properties: "Beating the Odds in Buying and Selling Foreclosures" http://www.Buyingforeclosuresbook.com
frequent contributor Steve Wiehe will check in from Florida to give us his take on events.
music today is some live tunes from Welsh singer, guitarist, producer Dave Edmunds.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 06/13/2011 - 11:10pm
Should be a real fun show - our featured guest is artist Pablo Solomon. Pablo’s sculptures, drawings, paintings and other design work of have graced some of the finest collections in the US and Europe for the past 40 years. He is known around the globe for his drawings and sculptures of dancers. We will be discussion art and politics. http://www.pablosolomon.com
AND … We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. My image inspired David’s essay “MIDNIGHT CHOIR”. be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com NOTE: David’s other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith
And lastly, our pal Steve Wiehe will check in from Florida to give us his take on events.
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 06/06/2011 - 10:36pm
Should be a super show! our featured guest is Mike McCabe, one of Wisconsin's leading whistle blowers. He shines light in dark places at the capitol (Madison) as executive director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, a nonpartisan watchdog group that tracks the money in state politics, fights government corruption and works for reforms that make people matter more than money in politics. During Mike's time with the Democracy Campaign, he has led successful efforts on many fronts – one example being to win passage and eventual implementation of the 1998 Citizens Right to Know law requiring electronic disclosure of campaign finances. http://www.wisdc.org/
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 05/30/2011 - 9:50pm
OUR featured guest today is George Maul, from Florida Tech where he is head of the Department of Marine and Environmental Systems. He is here to give us a “one year later” report on the “gusher in the gulf” … the BP/TransOcean disaster. From 1960 to 1969, he served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Coast and held ranks from Ensign to Lieutenant Commander. Then through 1994, he served as an oceanographer with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). http://www.fit.edu/faculty/profiles/profile.php?value=66
We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. My image “smoke break” inspired David’s essay. be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com NOTE: there is also a link to David’s other writings are at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith
Music today from the collaboration of Mark Knopfler and Emmy Lou Harris - album title: "All the Roadrunning"
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 05/23/2011 - 10:44pm
OUR featured guest today is Dan Marut, a dentist that established Quality Dental Plan in October 2009 to connect dentists looking to make a difference in their communities with new patients, while giving people without dental insurance a compelling reason to go to the dentist.
Dan is also the founder of NewDocs.com, a social media website for dentists and is a partner in a state-of-the-art dental practice in Ashland, OR. For more information about Quality Dental Plan, visit www.completedentalplan.com. We will discuss health insurance woes from the DENTAL side this time around.
Show includes a special airing of "Billionaires Tea Party" - dont miss it!
Music (after Bob Dylan's own version of show theme) from the collaboration of J.J.Cale and Eric Clapton – the CD is titled: “Escondido”
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 05/09/2011 - 9:42pm
Our featured guest today is Dave Niose, President of the American Humanist Association.
Steve Wiehe will join us for some of his observations on current events.
Music today from the NYC indie band INTERPOL. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interpol_(band)
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 05/02/2011 - 9:47pm
Our featured guest today is Bill Fletcher Jr., an editorial board member of BlackCommentator.com, senior scholar with the Institute for Policy Studies, the immediate past president of TransAfrica Forum, and the co-author of “Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor and a New Path toward Social Justice.” For a more detailed bio, please go to http://tinyurl.com/3wdbmmj Bill and I will chat about a variety of issues. good reading on Obama 2012 ... http://theragblog.blogspot.com/2011/04/bill-fletcher-jr-obama-2012-and.h...
We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. my image “harbour view” inspired David’s essay. be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com David’s other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith
Music today from the Lowell George era of the band Little Feat. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Feat
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 04/25/2011 - 10:21pm
Today we feature Bill Cleveland, founder and Director of the Center for the Study of Art and Community. Established in 1991, CSA&C works to build new working relationships between the arts and the broader community. Bill's books: Art In Other Places, Making Exact Change and Art and Upheaval are regarded as seminal works in the burgeoning field of arts-based community development. His most recent book, written with Patricia Shifferd, Between Grace and Fear: The Role of the Arts in a Time of Change explores the place of human creativity in the 21st Century. http://www.artandcommunity.com/
We will also hear from J. David Gray – our resident scribe – for another segment of our SYNERGY project. My image “fire dog 9-2001” inspired David’s essay. be sure to view the image at http://tinyurl.com/lvgvsr or http://www.jimlynchphotography.com Note: David’s other writings can be found at http://word-smith.typepad.com/wordsmith
And lastly, our pal STEVE WIEHE will check in from Florida to give us his take on world events.