Today's show features Russell Bishop, Editor at Large at the Huffington Post and author of Workarounds that Work. We’ll discuss tools and strategies you can use at work to manage change and improve working relationship. Also the featured health actions for today’s show are acting to protect New York City from a gas pipeline. For more information, you can go here: http://healthjournalistblog.com/health-journalist-featured-action-12210/ where you can also sign up for upcoming radio show announcements and activism.

On this show, Alison connects the dots with leading physicist and educator, Amit Goswami, PhD, the author of How Quantum Activism Can Change Civilization. Professor Goswami shows how quantum physics, helps us live our spirituality and take action in the world. This program’s featured health action is preventing GMOs from invading the organic food supply, through links here: http://healthjournalistblog.com/step-up-to-quantum-activism/ where you can also sign up for upcoming radio show announcements and activism.

On this show, Alison connects the dots with Marcelle Pick, a co-founder (with Christiane Northrup) of Women to Women, a pioneering health clinic run for women by women. Marcelle is the author of the new book, Are You Wired and Tired? She shares with listeners her three decades of wisdom as a practitioner helping women address adrenal fatigue. We’ll also discuss the societal causes of burnout. In this program’s featured health action, we’ll step up to protect freedom of speech at the Oscars http://healthjournalistblog.com/why-gasland-should-win-the-oscar/ where you can also sign up for upcoming radio show announcements and activism.

On his show, Alison connects the dots with Dr. Richard Clapp, a pioneering scientist, allied with the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production. Dr. Clapp has extensively researched the negative impact of chemical toxins on children’s and adult’s health. In this program’s featured health action, we’ll step up to regulate toxic chemicals and to protect the public media http://healthjournalistblog.com/featured-action-protect-public-media-and-regulate-toxic-chemicals/ where you can also sign up for upcoming radio show announcements and activism.

Today’s show features a live conversation with David Perlmutter, MD, an integrative neurologist and the co-author of a new book, Power Up Your Brain: The Neuroscience of Enlightenment. His website is www.powerupyourbrain.com Also the featured health actions for today’s show are taking action with Oscar nominees, Mark Ruffalo and Josh Fox to ask President Obama to pursue a safe approach to fracking. Josh and Mark also urge us to ask the Delaware River Basin Commission to allow public hearings before allowing fracking into areas that supply the water of 15 million people in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. For more information, you can go here: http://healthjournalistblog.com/featured-action-what-are-they-drinking-what-will-we-be-drinking/ where you can also sign up for upcoming radio show announcements and activism.

On this show, Alison connects the dots with leading physicist and educator, Amit Goswami, PhD, the author of How Quantum Activism Can Change Civilization. Professor Goswami shows how quantum physics, helps us live our spirituality and take action in the world. This program’s featured health action is preventing GMOs from invading the organic food supply, through links here: http://healthjournalistblog.com/step-up-to-quantum-activism/ where you can also sign up for upcoming radio show announcements and activism.

On this show, Alison speaks with Mark Schauss, the President of Lab Interpretation, an innovative lab for integrative biochemical assessment services. He's also the author of a new book, Achieving Victory Over A Toxic World that connects the dots between environmental toxicity and the bodily load and other functional areas of our biochemistry.

On this show, Alison speaks with Mary Holland, J.D, the co-editor of a new book, Vaccine Epidemic, that explores the human rights and legal issues of mandating the universal use of health products produced by companies that have been exempted from liability for health harm. This program’s featured health action is protecting New York property owners from being forced to have their property used for gas drilling. You can find the action on: http://healthjournalistblog.com where you can also sign up for upcoming radio show announcements and activism.

On today’s full moon show, Alison speaks with Deena Metzger, poet, healer, medicine woman, and the author of the beautiful new book, Feral, on Connect the Dots at Noon ET. We’ll discuss how the disruption of natural ecology, and man-made oversights have produced the current worldwide tragedy focused in Japan, what this means for our world going forward, and how each of us can retain balance while serving the transition.

On today’s show, Alison speaks with Susan Griffin, the co-editor of a wonderful new anthology called Transforming Terror. It’s a collective of essays by wise people about our contemporary journey through terror and terrorism, a true and timely issue for this time. Contributors include Pema Chodran, Vaclav Havel, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Riane Eisler, Deepak Chopra, Alice Walker, Shirin Ibadi, Jodie Evans, William Stafford, and many more. This program’s featured action is protecting public media. You can find the action on: http://healthjournalistblog.com/radiation-risk-do-nothing-til-you-hear-from-me/ where you can also sign up for upcoming radio show announcements and activism.

Alison’s guest on Connect the Dots is Dr Helen Caldicott to discuss the health risks and misunderstandings about radiation and nuclear power. Dr. Caldicott has devoted the last 35 years to an international campaign to educate the public about the medical hazards of the nuclear age and the necessary changes in human behavior to stop environmental destruction.

Dr. Caldicott’s website is: http://www.nuclearfreeplanet.org

On today's show, Alison speaks with Renee Lertzman, Ph.D., researcher and writer, Visiting Fellow in Humanities and Sustainability at Portland Center for Public Humanities, Portland State University will speak about the role of psychology in protecting the environment.

Alison’s guest on Connect the Dots is Harvey Wasserman, the author of many books including the recent, SOLARTOPIA! Our Green-Powered Earth. A long time journalist and activist, Harvey covers energy, environment, peace, justice, U.S. history and election protection in his blogs and radio prorams. He edits the website NukeFree.org and will speak about our current challenges, political, environmental, and energy related. This week’s actions will focus on maintaining freedom of the press and the internet, and links to those actions can be found at www.healthjournalistblog.com

Alison connects the dots on adding climate and the environment to our economic equation with Hunter Lovins, author of Climate Capitalism.

The Decline of Journalism

On this show, Alison Rose Levy will welcome Robert McChesney to discuss the decline in American journalism and what that means for democracy. McChesney is a media scholar, journalist, and the co-editor of Will the Last Reporter Turn Out the Lights? (Free Press) which you can purchase at : http://thenewpress.com/index.php?option=com_title&task=view_title&metaproductid=1808 He’s one of the co-founders of the Free Press (www.freepress.net) which fights to preserve internet freedom and the free press, and he’s also the co-author with John Nichols of The Death and Life of American Journalism (Nation Books).

Our guest is Andy Igrejas, Director of Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, talking about the Safe Chemicals Act and why, one year after the President’s Cancer Panel Report, we need to do more to prevent illness through assuring the safety of chemicals to which both children and adults are exposed.

The Bond

On this show, Alison Rose Levy will welcome Lynne McTaggart to discuss her new book, The Bond (Free Press). McTaggart, a bestselling author of The Intention Experiment and The Field, looks into scientific research to discover that we’ve set our civilization to function by competing with each other as we glorify ourselves as individuals. This stands in direct contradiction to the way we are designed by nature, which entails bonding, cooperation, and fairness. Go to www.lynnemctaggart.com for more information.

Liberator’s Trauma

On this show, Alison Rose Levy will welcome Leila Levinson, author of Gated Grief which details the legacy of trauma experienced by descendants of US Army veterans who liberated the concentration camps during World War II. For more information, please go to Leila’s website, www.veteranschildren.com and Alison’s website, www.collectiverealm.com

Statewide Day of Action Against Fracking - June 25th

Looking ahead to New York’s Statewide Day of Action Against Fracking, on this show, Alison Rose Levy talks with Carl Arnold of the Sierra Club, who has extensively researched the new gas drilling process called horizontal hydraulic fracturing, aka fracking, which is featured in the film, Gasland. Alison and Carl will discuss some of the misinformation about fracking and its dangers.

This week, Alison will speak with Briget Shields, water and health protection activist from Pittsburgh, PA, about the Pennsylvania frontlines of the campaign against health harming fracking chemicals. Join in to their live conversation.

How Does Fracking Impact Property Rights?

Alison’s guest is Mike Benard, an expert on landowner issues and property rights with an organization called Spectra Energy Watch at http://www.spectraenergywatch.com. Benard, a Pennsylvania landowner and his group have been ‘connecting the dots’ to learn that the government can actually help the gas industry take your land. “Eminent domain is a growing issue in many communities because there are too many examples where eminent domain means someone wants your property,” Benard says, “ … and the government helps them take it.” For this week’s action to tell Governor Cuomo whether or not you support his recent decision to allow fracking in New York State, please go Alison’s action links and free ezine signup at: www.healthjournalistblog.com

Alison speaks with poet essayist, and Pulitzer finalist, Susan Griffin, author of A Chorus of Stones on her new book, Transforming Terror: Remembering the Soul of the World, which features essays from a diverse array of contributors—writers, healers, spiritual and political leaders, scientists, and activists, including Desmond Tutu, Huston Smith, Riane Eisler, Daniel Ellsberg, Amos Oz, Fatema Mernissi, Fritjov Capra, George Lakoff, Mahmoud Darwish, Terry Tempest Williams, and Jack Kornfield who offer a blueprint for change. More on Transforming Terror at http://www.susangriffin.com/Books.html Alison’s weekly activist links here at: www.healthjournalistblog.com

On today’s Connect the Dots, Alison will be speaking with Jussta, a graduate and member of Oceanside CERT (Community Emergency Response Team), a licensed HAM Radio Technician on the Oceanside CERT HAM Emergency Team NET, a graduate of the Oceanside Citizen's Police Academy, and a Community Disaster Educator for The American Red Cross. Jussta will be discussing important information on how to properly prepare for any disaster. Considering the extreme weather and natural disasters - we all need to be prepared for any event.

On this week’s Connect the Dots, Alison Rose Levy discusses the overuse of antidepressants, and the options people have to regulate their mood, hormones, and health more effectively with Robert J. Hedaya, MD, a holistic psychiatrist and the author of “The Antidepressant Survival Guide. “ More information can be found on Dr. Hedaya’s website, www.wholepsych.com

On today’s show, Alison Rose Levy will be speaking to Bruce Ferguson of Catskill Citizens of Safe Energy (www.catskillcitizens.org) on how the threat of fracking is transforming democracy in New York State.

On today's show, Allison Rose Levy of health-journalist.com speaks with expert physiologist and pioneer Charles Poliquin, who has devised a new method for restoring metabolism. Given that obesity is such a huge problem in the US, this is an exciting discovery. www.charlespoliquin.com

Former councilman dough shields briget shields of pitsburgh Allison talks with former councilman of Pittsburgh Dough Shields, as well as Pittsburgh activist Briget Shields. They have been following the impact of gas drilling (a.k.a. Fracking) in Pensilvania.

On this week’s Connect the Dots, Alison Rose Levy discusses new approaches to economics and finances via the Slow Money movement with Woody Tasch, the author of “Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms, and Fertility Mattered.” (Chelsea Green) <http://www.chelseagreen.com/bookstore/item/inquiries_into_the_nature_of_slow_money:paperback> This coming week, the Slow Money Gathering convenes in San Francisco with a host of prominent speakers. More information at: http://www.slowmoney.org/national-gathering/

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Jodie Evans, co-founder of CODEPINK and a peace, environmental, women’s rights and social justice activist joins Alison Rose Levy on Connect the Dots to discuss vibrant activism and why women are key to changing the world today. Evans, who chairs the Women’s Media Center, champions the peaceful resolution to conflict. Jodie invites listeners to attend a local Water is Rising concert in their area viahttp://www.waterisrising.com/content/tour-dates This is an extraordinary group of musicians and dances from Pacific Island atols which are threatened by rising waters due to climate change.

Tune into the radio program Connect the Dots <http://www.progressiveradionetwork.com/>  on Saturday, October 29th at Noon ET to participate in Green Festival L.A. With Alison Rose Levy’s special guests Bill McKibben of 350.org, Reverend Lennox Yearwood of HipHopCaucus.org, Joan Blades of MomsRising.org and Gregory Wendt of EPWealth.com Alison and her guests are all presenters at this weekend's Green Festival L.A. and each has an important perspective on healing our world. Bill McKibben and Reverend Yearwood will discuss the November 6th TarSandsAction.org invitation to circle the White House to ask the President to say no to the XL Keystone Pipeline. You can learn more an follow events at Green Festival by going to http://www.greenfestivals.org/la/updates/, and following on Twitter via @GreenFestival @AlisonRoseLevy #greenfest

Alison Rose Levy speaks with Leslie Manookian, the producer of the new documentary The Greater Good, about a balanced look at vaccines. This show also features a reprise interview with Bill McKibbens discussing tomorrow's Tar Sands Action.

On today’s Connect the Dots at Noon ET, Alison Rose Levy will speak with Dr. Riki Ott, PhD, marine biologist, who has followed the health impacts of the Gulf Oil spill into the communities affected.

On Connect the Dots, Alison Rose Levy speaks with Joe Levine, the co-founder of Damascus Citizens for Sustainable Energy and NYH20 about the myths about fracking and actions the public can take in the Northeast region to protect the water supply and sustainable agriculture. For more information, please go to www.DamascusCitizens.org

Tune into  Connect the Dots for a conversation between Alison Rose Levy (www.healthjournalistblog.com) and Sandra Steingraber, author of  Raising Elijah. Sandra is an ecologist, biologist, and the mother of two. Her previous book, Living Downstream details her journey as a cancer survivor, and her wakeup call to toxins we allow in our environment.

Tune into  Connect the Dots for a conversation between Alison Rose Levy (www.healthjournalistblog.com) and David Braun, of United for Action, a group that organizes and supports public participation in policy decisions concerning the environment, with much action on fracking and tar Sands.  David and Alison will discuss the voter response to Governor Cuomo’s proposed Department of Environmental Conservation guidelines to allow fracking in New York State, highlighting recent examples of successful popular pushback to political initiatives that in David’s view compromise the public commons. For more news and breaking stories on the environmental health movement, fracking, toxic chemicals, and environmental spiritual activism, please read Alison Rose Levy’s blogs on her website www.healthjournalistblog.com and on the Huffington Post (where you can follow her to help get the word out). Alison’s weekly ezine, the Health Outlook, which you can sign up for here LINK, features her blogs, upcoming radio shows, and activist links. For more news, insight and action opportunities, you can also follow Alison on Twitter @AlisonRoseLevy and on Facebook on her FB page http://www.facebook.com/ConnectingtheDotsforHealth

Tune into Connect the Dots for a conversation between Alison Rose Levy (www.healthjournalistblog.com) and Josh Tickell and Rebecca Harrell Tickell, the directors of the new documentary, the Big Fix about the coverup of the ongoing aftermaths of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill. You can learn more about the film here: http://www.thebigfixmovie.com For more news and breaking stories on the environmental health movement, fracking, toxic chemicals, and environmental spiritual activism, please read Alison Rose Levy’s blogs on her website www.healthjournalistblog.com and on the Huffington Post (where you can follow her to help get the word out). Alison’s weekly ezine, the Health Outlook, which you can sign up for here LINK, features her blogs, upcoming radio shows, and activist links. For more news, insight and action opportunities, you can also follow Alison on Twitter @AlisonRoseLevy and on Facebook on her FB page http://www.facebook.com/ConnectingtheDotsforHealth

REPEAT PROGRAM

On today’s Connect the Dots, Alison Rose Levy will speak with David Cobb of Move to Amend (movetoamend.org) about their upcoming action to end corporate personhood— OccupytheCourts, taking at courthouses nationwide. For a map of courts in your area as well as instructions for making a Corporate Personhood Costume, please check out their website.

On today's Connect the Dots, Alison Rose Levy will talk with Linda Bark, PhD, RN, the author of The Wisdom of the Whole: Coaching for Joy, Health, and Success, who offers a unique way to link the emotions, body, and energy to build total wellness. Dr. Bark also trains people to be health and lifestyle coaches via her website, http://www.barkcoaching.com/

On this week’s Connect the Dots, Alison Rose Levy will talk with Victoria Costello, the author of A Lethal Inheritance about her discovery of the science behind three generations of mental illness in her family. Her website is: www.alethalinheritance.com

On today's Connect the Dots, Alison Rose Levy (www.healthjournalistblog.com) will speak with two special guests. Bill Couzens, of Less Cancer (www.lesscancer.org) heads an organization working over time to prevent cancer. We'll discuss the  politically influenced decision by the Susan G. Komen foundation to cut funding to Planned Parenthood, which millions of one time Komen supporters regard as a betrayal of their women's heath mission. In the second half of Connect the Dots, Alison will welcome back David Braun of United for Action (http://unitedforaction.org/) to discuss the recent arrest of Gasland documentary director and journalist, Josh Fox, which was initiated by Republican Congressmen in violation of First Amendment rights and all prior precedent permitting journalists to cover Congressional Hearings.

Alison Rose Levy speaks with Greg Palast, the briliant investigative journalist and author of the new book, Vulture’s Picnic. Greg’s new evidence that all the way from the Exxon Valdez incident up through the 2010 Deep Water Horizon explosion and into the present, when fracking contaminates water supplies nation wide, the gas and oil industry’s long history of spills, accidents, and crises is NO ACCIDENT. It results from a way of doing business that we ignore or tolerate— all uncovered in Vulture’s Picnic. Tune into Connect the Dots for a lively dialogue between these two journalists.

REPEAT PROGRAM - 2/18/12


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