Welcome to Third Eye Weekly — a podcast hosted by BTR’s Matthew DeMello and Jennifer Smith for underreported news, the spoken word, and radical conversation to keep you informed.
On today’s show, Dr. Michael A. Smith, author of The Supplement Pyramid, joins us to talk about the growing importance of nutrients supplements, why our soil is part of the reason that our food isn’t giving us what our bodies need, and how we can begin a supplement regimen.
And later, BTR DJ Jess Goulart, host of the Scotch and Cinema podcast on BTR, talks to Perry Bard, the brains behind a crowdsourced remake of the classic 1929 documentary, Man With A Camera.
This week’s spoken word segments feature the talents of Christian Drake and Kait Rokowski.
The Week in Independent Media:
“‘Subcomandante Marcos No Longer Exists:’ Zapatista Leader Retires His Nom de Guerre” (May 26, VICE News)
“[Audio] Subcomandante Marcos: ENTRE LA LUZ Y LA SOMBRA” (May 26, Reporting on Resistances— Sound Cloud)
“Twitter User Jailed For Using ‘Allah’ in His Handle” (May 31, Mashable)
“Report: More Than 2,000 Incidents of Anti-LGBT Violence in 2013” (May 29, The Advocate)
“Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and HIV-affected Hate Violence in 2013” (National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs)
“Immigrants Face Indefinite Detention in Greece” (May 31, Truthout)
“Can Mental Health Courts Fix California’s Prison Overcrowding” (May 28, Mother Jones)
“When did prisons become acceptable mental healthcare facilities?” (The Stanford Three Strikes Project)
The Week in Underreported News in the Mainstream Media:
“Supreme Court Strikes Down Rigid IQ Cutoff to Execute Mentally Disabled” (May 27, ABC News)
“Inside The Mind of Edward Snowden” (May 28, NBC News)
“NBC DIDN’T BROADCAST SNOWDEN’S COMMENTS ON 9/11: RT” (June 2, Daily Sabah)
“US Training Elite Antiterror Troops in Four African Nations” (May 26, The New York Times)
“Top computer hacker ’Sabu’ wins leniency” (May 27, USA Today)
“House Passes Bill to End Medical Marijuana Raids by the DEA” (May 30, The Daily Beast)
So without further ado …
Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings
(Official Give the People What They Want cover art)
June 5 – LKA Longhorn – Stuttgart, Germany
June 6 – Massey Hall – Toronto, Canada
June 27 – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire – London, UK
(Official Coffee cover art)
Thee Oh Sees
(Official Drop cover art)
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