The Progressive Commentary Hour – 03.15.22

The Financial Side of the Pandemic that Reveals What May Be Really Going on

My Guest: Leslie Manookian

Leslie Manookian is the founding president of the Health Freedom Defense Fund – a non profit organization committed to the education, protection and advancement of health freedom while advocating for human rights and bodily autonomy for all people. The fund opposes unethical laws such as vaccination mandates. Earlier Leslie was a successful Wall Street business executive. Her career in finance took her from New York to London with Goldman Sachs. Later she was the Director of Alliance Capital in London running their European Growth Portfolio Management and Research businesses. While working in global finance she also continued her education in homeopathy. In 2011, she wrote and produced the award winning documentary The Greater Good that explores the vaccine debate and controversies. She received her batchelor’s degree from Middlebury College and later her MBA from the University of Chicago. Leslie’s organization’s website is