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Brakes Under Pressure – 02×04

FCC guts Net neutrality, Disney buys Fox for 52 billion, Wildfire updates in California, US Petrodollar + Middle East and Alabama senate race — Doug Jones v. Roy Moore Hosted by Antwand Howard, Francisco Pierre-Louis, and Slade Winston [powerpress] Timestamps: (0:38) Net neutrality (7:14) Disney buys Fox for 52 billion (13:03) Wildfire updates in California (16:56) US Petrodollar + Middle East (27:53) Alabama senate race — Doug Jones v. Roy Moore Articles used in the episode:  FCC guts Net neutrality Source: Los Angeles Times Disney buys Fox for 52 billion Source: Comingsoon.net Wildfire updates in California Source: CNN Trump plan to move U.S.

Grassroots of Control – 02×01

John Morgan: I’m leaving Democratic party, Nelson should run for governor, Big Pharma may be trying to ban another harmless plant that helps people, Donald Trump warns federal shutdown coming, Government Banks Have Complicated Feelings About Cryptocurrencies, US Congress withdraws RT America’s accreditation on Capitol Hill. Hosted by Antwand Howard, Francisco Pierre-Louis and Fatina Shahzad [powerpress] Timestamps: (0:28) John Morgan leaving the US Democratic Party. (6:58) The Pharmaceutical Industry may be trying to ban Kratom, a natural remedy to treat drug addiction (10:08) Donald Trump warns of a federal shutdown coming. (13:53) Government banks are slow to catch up

Well that bites! – 01×08

Drug companies swindle by making you buy more medicine, Texas shooter was a militant atheist and we have a discussion on preventing more of these situations from happening. US government approves “killer” mosquitoes to fight diseased ones and we’ll talk about the pros and cons of this idea. Hosted by Antwand Howard, Francisco Pierre-Louis, Slade Winston and Fatina Shahzad [powerpress] Timestamps: (0:50) How drug companies make you buy more medicine than you need (12:26) Texas church shooter was a militant atheist (24:00) US government approves ‘killer’ mosquitoes to fight disease Articles used in this episode: How drug companies make

Mo’ Hurricanes, Mo’ Problems – 01×07

Hurricane Ophelia and the devastation that has occurred in Ireland, the EPA says higher radiation levels pose no harmful effect although there’s evidence that show otherwise and the city of Munich is having growing pains after leaving Windows for Linux. Hosted by Francisco Pierre-Louis and Antwand Howard [powerpress] Timestamps: (0:43) Three people die as Hurricane Ophelia swoops down on Ireland (2:59) EPA says higher radiation levels pose no harmful effects. (8:18) Ditching Windows for Linux led to ‘major difficulties’ says open-source champion Munich Articles used in this episode: Hurricane Ophelia: Three people die as storm hits Ireland Source: BBC

Blazing Saddles – 01×05

The controversy regarding multiple shooters in the Las Vegas shooting, a new study by Princeton shows that presidential elections more likely to look like 2016 in the future, and a new bill that would end Native American “sovereign immunity” for patents, also we will be covering the wildfires in Cali. Hosted by Francisco Pierre-Louis [powerpress] Timestamps: (0:40) New bill would end Native American “sovereign immunity” for patents (16:10) Multiple shooter questions in Las Vegas Shooting (17:32) Explosive wildfires burn deep into California wine country (28:30) Princeton Study: Future Presidential Elections More Likely to Look Like 2016 Articles used in

Let’s get hacked! – 01×02

Deloitte, a UK accounting firm got hacked and what it could mean in the future for cybersecurity. Also, US Senate Dems are filing a bill to remove the debt ceiling. Would it benefit us or could it lead to something more severe? Hosted by Antwand Howard and Francisco Pierre-Louis [powerpress] Timestamps: (0:30) Deloitte hit by cyber-attack revealing clients’ secret emails (6:30) Senate Dems file bill to eliminate debt ceiling Articles used in this episode: Deloitte hit by cyber-attack revealing clients’ secret emails. Source: The Guardian Senate Dems file bill to eliminate debt ceiling. Source: The Hill Image Credit: Hacker by