Hero of the Working Class and Our Human Nature May Save Us

March 31st, 2011

We pay tribute to Joe Bageant who passed away this past week. His writing has inspired a truthful conversation about the diminishment of the working class in America. Also we look at new research that shows our human nature to bond may be our saving grace.

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Joe Bageant

Joe Bageant
Author, Rainbow Pie and Dear Hunting With Jesus6a00d8345162ed69e201156f5cc546970c-800wi

JJoe was in the Navy, an anti-war hippie in communes, a Marxist and a “half-assed Buddhist.” He’s written about the American counterculture and third world issues since 1971. He’s lived on an Indian reservation in Idaho as well as in small Central American towns. His newest book is “Rainbow Pie: A Redneck Memoir” and before that he was the author of “Dear Hunting with Jesus: Dispatches from America’s Class War“. He wrote regularly at his blog, JoeBageant.com and at the Huffington Post.

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Lynne McTaggart

Lynne writes a newsletter on the risks of some medical practices and has authored a book of the same title, “What Doctors Don’t Tell You: The Truths about Modern Medicine.” She discusses scientific discoveries that support the theory that the universe is unified by an interactive field in the book “The Field: The Quest for the Secret Force of the Universe“. Her latest book, which is the topic of this interview is “The Bond: Connecting the Space Between Us“. She uses scientific data to support how our orientation to bond with each other may be the force that overcomes many of our societal challenges.

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