The John Batchelor Show

Schedules

Friday 1 March 2013

Photo, above:  Five NGOs have filed a complaint against Glencore International and First Quantum Zambian subsidiary Mopani for massive tax evasion and fiscal fraud. See Friday  1 March 2013 / Hour 3, Block A:  Louis Chambronneau, Reuters: Glencore bartered with firm linked to Iran nuclear program...

Thursday 28 February 2013

Photo, above:  Temple at Karnak: major fire?  The country is broke – has three months' worth of hard currency left, then the abyss – and the police, security forces and townspeople are robbing graves and irreplaceable historic sites to bring in money. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Edward Hayes,...

Wednesday 27 February 2013

Photo, above: See Below: Gardiner Harris, NYT in New Delhi, in re: Children Toil in India’s Mines, Despite Legal Ban  Poverty, corruption and decrepit schools drive pervasive work by children in India, a problem illustrated by “rathole” mines in the east.  I lived in Louisville, Kentucky, visited...

Monday 25 February 2013

Photo, above:  Fast New Test Could Find Leprosy Before Damage Is Lasting  -  A simple, cheap screening offers the hope of diagnosing and curing leprosy, even in the poorest places, before victims are permanently disabled or disfigured. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Monday  25 February 2013 / Hour 1...

Tuesday 26 February 2013

  Photo, above:  Saul Alinsky excoriated by the Right. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Larry Kudlow, The Kudlow Report, CNBC; and Cumulus Media radio Hour One Tuesday  26 Feb  2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Larry Kudlow, in re: real tax burden as a share of the economy??  Wilbur Ross on Kudlow Report...

Sunday 24 February 2013

  Photo, above: Chief Justice Earl Warren Associate Justices Hugo L. Black William O. Douglas John M. Harlan William J. Brennan, Jr. Potter Stewart Byron R. White  Abe Fortas Thurgood Marshall. Reason Formed : Thurgood Marshall Joined Date Formed:  Monday, October 2, 1967 Date Disbanded: Wednesday...

Saturday 23 February 2013

  Above:  artist's depiction of a raging ocean (Jeremiah Morelli) JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 23 February 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Athenia Torpedoed: The U-boat Attack That Ignited the Battle of the Atlantic by Francis M. Carroll; 1 of 4 Just hours after World War II was declared, Germany...

Friday 22 February 2013

Photo, above:  No escape - women and children work at a gulag in 1932. Prison nurseries did exist, but malnutrition, restrictive breast-feeding schedules and astonishing cruelty often resulted in the child's suffering an early death Chilling testimony from the Gulags' forgotten victims. The word...

Thursday 21 February 2013

Photo, above:  Golan Druse start to turn against Syria's Assad; view from Golan Heights into Syria JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board; Edward Hayes, Esq; Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents   Hour One Thursday  21 Feb 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Mary...

Wednesday 20 February 2013

Photo, above:  Dukha people of South Siberia (see: Hour 3, Block D, Michael Balter, Science Now, How to Survive a Siberian Winter.)    Deep in the larch ["leest'venitsa"] forests of Northern Mongolia lives a tiny Turkic tribe known as the Dukha (or, "Tsaatan" in Mongolian). They have survived as...

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