Archive for December, 2005

Dec 20 2005

Tuesday – December 20, 2005

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Bush Domestic Spying Program Revealed
GUESTS: Sherman Austin, political activist targeted by the government, Nancy Talanian, Director of the Bill of Rights Defence Committee

Sherman AustinThe New York Times reported last Friday on a government program of spying on US residents. It had known the story for over a year, before the last Presidential election. The report has created a furor in the …

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Dec 19 2005

Uprising Launches Weekly Podcast!

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Responding to popular demand, Uprising has begun podcasting our Weekly Edition.

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Dec 19 2005

Monday – December 19, 2005

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WTO Meeting Ends in “Hong Kong Declaration”
GUEST: Benedict Southworth, Director of World Development Movement, based in Britain

WTO ProtestsStaying up all night, World Trade Organization delegates made an agreement at the 6th WTO ministerial wrapped up. The agreement is called the Hong Kong Declaration. According to this morning’s New York Times, it’s a “surprisingly broad document calling for changes in everything from European …

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Dec 16 2005

Weekly Natl’ Program – 12/16/05

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Evo Morales Looks Poised to Win Bolivia Elections
Kathryn Ledebur, Director of the Andean Information Network, Nick Buxton, writer and activist in La Paz

Evo for PresidentOn Sunday, December 18th, Bolivians go to the polls to elect …

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Dec 16 2005

Friday – December 16, 2005

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Evo Morales Looks Poised to Win Bolivia Elections
Kathryn Ledebur, Director of the Andean Information Network, Nick Buxton, writer and activist in La Paz

Evo for PresidentOn Sunday, December 18th, Bolivians will go to the polls to elect a new President. History could be made as indigenous activist, Evo Morales is the leading candidate with roughly 34% of the vote. Ex-President Jorge Quiroga is …

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Dec 15 2005

Do They Know How Racist They Sound?

I was at the supermarket yesterday, and as is the nauseating custom at this time of the year, there was Christmas music playing over the loud speakers. While I was able to tune out “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” I soon found myself nearly retching when Band Aid’s “Do They Know it’s Christmas?” began playing.

I remember Bob Geldof’s paternalistic fervor 21 years ago, joined by the likes of George Michael, Boy George, Simon …

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Dec 15 2005

Thursday – December 15, 2005

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Pacifica/FSRN Reports from WTO in Hong Kong
PRODUCED BY: Monica Lopez, Aaron Glantz, Ngoc Nguyen, Dante Toza of Free Speech Radio News

WTOThe Hong Kong session of the Parliamentary Conference on the World Trade Organization (WTO) ended on Thursday with a declaration urging all the WTO members to advance the Doha Round trade talks. The declaration said, “Open, free, fair and growing trade reduces …

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Dec 14 2005

Wednesday – December 14, 2005

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Pacifica/FSRN Reports from WTO in Hong Kong
PRODUCED BY: Monica Lopez, Aaron Glantz, Ngoc Nguyen, Dante Toza

WTO ProtestsTrade Ministers at the WTO Ministerial in Hong Kong have failed to make any headway in the deadlock over contentious farm subsidies paid out by the US and Europe to its farmers and agribusinesses. Most of the developing world, including Brazil and India have demanded these …

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Dec 13 2005

Tuesday – December 13, 2005

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Anti-Muslim Riots in Australia
GUEST: Kuranda Seyit, Director of Forum on Australia’s Islamic Relations (FAIR)

Rioters in AustraliaLast Sunday a mob of about 5000 white youths, many drunk and wrapped in Australian flags, attacked people they believed to be of Middle Eastern origin, at a beach in Sydney, Australia. Hundreds of Lebanese and other Middle Eastern youths responded a day later, and now media …

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Dec 12 2005

Monday – December 12, 2005

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Race and Gender in the Orginal King Kong Film
GUEST: Gail Dines, Prof of Sociology and Women’s Studies at Wheelock College in Boston

King Kong 1933As movie fans prepare for this week’s release of Peter Jackson’s epic King Kong film, we go back about 70 years to the original film that gained a cult following. First appearing in 1933, King Kong was written for the …

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