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Peeter Joot
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Attends University of Toronto
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Good episode, interviewing the author of "The Politics of Deception: JFK's Secret Decisions on Vietnam, Civil Rights, and Cuba", and interviewing a surgeon at the Shouldice Hospital for hernias in Toronto. 

http://traffic.libsyn.com/ralphnaderradiohour/NADER_EP_67_LONG_mixdown.mp3
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What happens when a dynamic company, started by a couple of idealistic friends in grad school, succeeds so wildly that it becomes a mega-corporation that pervades the lives of hundreds of millions? In imperial America, it would seem, it eventually becomes corrupted, even captured.
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It is time for them to stop allowing us to be fed cancer causing chemicals and telling us that they are safe. Sign the petition now to ask the EPA to immediately suspend Roundup herbicide. Send a billion dollar message to Monsanto now by signing the petition.
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In 2005, Vladimir Yuri Zhirakarov, a homeless person in Houston who supported himself by enrolling in clinical trials, died from an adverse reaction to a drug given in a clinical trial at Fabre Research Clinic.
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Losing as little as 30 minutes of sleep per day on weekdays can have long-term consequences for body weight and metabolism, a new study finds.
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Interesting episode covering US presidential debate fixing

http://ralphnaderradiohour.com/george-farah-william-blum/

(also interviews William Blum, who wrote the illuminating but depressing book "Rogue State, A guide to the world's only superpower".)
Ralph talks to the executive director of Open Debates, George Farah, who takes us behind the curtain to reveal how our presidential debates have been co-opted by the two major parties. And foreign policy critic, William Blum, talks about the long list of countries the CIA has overthrown in the ...
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TPP is the largest trade agreement in history, involving more than 40 percent of the world's GDP. One way President Obama and the Chamber of Commerce sell TPP is by saying it will change everything and will rewrite the rules for doing business for the 21st century. But the changes give corporations vast new powers to overrule democratic governments.
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Archival documents suggest that NIH bowed to pressure to avoid research linking cavities to sugar consumption
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Programmer, dad, physics and math student. Prone to fits of geekdom, athleticism, and silliness.
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  • University of Toronto
    Physics, 2010 - present
  • University of Toronto
    Engineering Science, 1992 - 1997
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