Not one to shy away from controversies, our latest guest is best known for his views on what he calls "Who and what is really controlling the world". A former professional soccer player and sports broadcaster, David Icke is an English writer and public speaker. Self-described as the most controversial speaker in the world, Icke has authored over 20 books, the latest being the recently-published Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Never Told.
While neighboring Canada legalizes a national cannabis marketplace, the debate around the legal status of the drug in the US continues to be hotly contested. To know more on the direction of the US cannabis space, we recently spoke to someone with a finger on the pulse of the industry. Noelle Skodzinski is the editorial director at the Ohio-based Cannabis Business Times (CBT). She has also been named among the Top 50 Most Influential Women in Cannabis.
Thomas Drake is a former senior executive of the U.S. National Security Agency, a decorated United States Air Force and United States Navy veteran. In April 2010, a federal grand jury in Maryland indicted Tom under the Espionage Act for illegally retaining classified information after he was suspected of leaking operational inefficiencies in the National Security Agency.
Mark Little is a journalist, television presenter, author and social media visionary. He presented Prime Time for RTÉ until December 2009. After a year of leave of absence from RTÉ to pursue a project centered on digital media and global journalism, he launched Storyful. Later selling it to News International.
Bernie Sanders’ campaign made waves across the world. It inspired new generations, and awoke Americans across all social stratas in to becoming proactive, grassroots political campaigners. Kacey Carpenter was, and is just one of those battlers. One of those humble grafters who took it upon himself to actually go knocking on doors, canvass, engage, and inspire others in the knowledge that real change can be acquired.
Chris Blasi is a veteran of the financial and technology industries with over 30 years experience. In conjunction with his investment banking and wealth management roles, Chris has extensive experience in the technology industry – specifically working with financial services. Chris has contributed to publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Investor's Business Daily, CNBC. Chris gives his thoughts on the mainstream media, and why they constantly focus on short-time spans in which gold and silver prices drop as opposed to reporting on longer term trends.
Sharyl Attkisson is a New York Times bestselling author and host of the weekly Sunday public affairs program, Full Measure. As an investigative journalist, Sharyl has worked for CBS News and also as a foreign correspondent for CNN. She is a multi-award winning writer. In this exclusive interview she explains how fake news is a propaganda phrase invented by the left that was eventually co-opted by Donald Trump.
Nicholas Wilson, a whistleblower from the town of Hastings in the United Kingdom, has been battling against the British bank HSBC for over 14 years. In 2017, Nick forced the bank to reimburse customers to the tune of £4m and is campaigning to force them pay 100s of millions more. In this episode of Newsvoice Think, we chat with Nick about the control banks hold over the media, corruption in politics and what it’s really like living daily as a whistleblower.
Amelia Andersdotter is a human and digital rights activist and former member of the European Parliament for the Pirate Party. She is the president of Dataskydd.net, a politically neutral, non–profit organisation which focuses on data privacy violations, data protection, and consumer information security in government policy. We spoke to Amelia about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and about her time working in Brussels.
Martin Armstrong is an economic prediction expert, who pioneered the economic cycle theory: The Economic Confidence Model. His economic model, based on Pi, is revered and referred to across the globe. In our interview, Martin regales being in jail for his part in an alleged ponzi scheme. He tells us why he thinks Bitcoin is utilized by money launderers, and the nepotism that exists within political structures at home – in the U.S. where Armstrong lives – and across the globe.