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 New World Notes 
 
 Weekly Program
 Gabor Mate
 Kenneth Dowst  
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A good introduction to Dr. Gabor Mate's insights into addiction. Mate (mah-TAY) shows that addiction is caused not by chemical substances but by the complex interaction of brain, experience, the environment (including society & the economy), and chemical substances. Our stressful, exploitative economic system is a major factor causing addiction. And since The System's "War on Drugs" does little good and much harm, could its REAL goals be more sinister than its professed goals?
This program replays parts of an interview with Mate (January 2010) by Mike McCormick, on "Mind Over Matters," and parts of a speech Mate gave in Berkeley in November 2011 (courtesy of the National Radio Project and "Making Contact"). Many thanks to both sources. For the original programs, please see the following: "Mind Over Matters" = http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/39231 . "Making Contact = http://www.radioproject.org/2012/02/gabor-mate-illness-addiction/ .

New World Notes is produced under the auspices (Latin for "nihil obstat") of WWUH-FM, a community service of that beacon of light in darkest Connecticut, the University of Hartford.
Previously broadcast, as NWN #211, in March 2012. Files downloaded from the links, below, are identified as #211.

Gabor Mate's books include "In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction."

More details, photos, nice links, & other good stuff on the show's Web site: http://newworldnotes.blogspot.com

SERIES OVERVIEW -- Political and social commentary in a variety of genres. Exploring the gap between what we want ... and what they're trying to make us settle for. "Date recorded," below, = date of first scheduled broadcast.

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