Archive for January, 2006

Jan 31 2006

Cindy Sheehan Returns from Venezuela

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Cindy Sheehan with ChavezGUEST: Cindy Sheehan, mother of fallen US soldier

Almost 100,000 people participated in this year’s Americas World Social Forum in Caracas, Venezuela. Among the US participants was Cindy Sheehan, with Gold Star Families for Peace. Cindy Sheehan gained international fame when she camped in front of President Bush’s Crawford, Texas ranch last summer …

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Jan 31 2006

Bad Blood on the Border

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March against US Immigration policies in MexicoGUEST: Laura Carlsen, Director of the Americas Program of the International Relations Center, based in Mexico

The issue of immigration has become increasingly discussed in the legislature, and the media in the past several months. Currently there are about 15 bills and resolutions are under consideration by Congress, most of …

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Jan 31 2006

Costa Mesa Mayor Joins Minute Man Project

Mayor Mansoor is Honorary Minute ManGUESTS: Dwayne Roberts, Orange County activist and journalist, John Earl, journalist and publisher of the Orange County Organizer

Costa Mesa Mayor Alan Mansoor, became an honorary member of James Gilchrist’s Minuteman Project during a meeting hosted by the anti-immigrant, California Coalition for Immigration Reform, or CCIR, in Garden Grove last …

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Jan 31 2006

Dortell Williams Commentary from Prison

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GUEST: Dortell Williams, Lancaster Prison inmate, radio commentator for Uprising

Dortell Williams has been an inmate at Lancaster County Jail for 15 years. He is an avid listener of KPFK and has filed commentaries about prison related issues. Dortell reached us by phone yesterday and filed a commentary about California Congressional Representative Randall Harold Cunningham. Cunningham resigned from the House of …

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Jan 30 2006

Iraqi Oil and Port Workers Photo Exhibit

Iraqi Oil Workers Photo ExhibitGUESTS: David Bacon, labor journalist and photographer, Dave Campbell, Secretary Treasurer of United Steel Workers Local 675
Iraq is a nation with a strong history of unions and labor movements. Following the U.S. invasion Iraqis continued to be subjected to a 1987 law enacted by Saddam Hussein that banned public workers …

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Jan 30 2006

Empire Notes on Hamas and Palestinian Democracy

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Empire Notes
GUEST: Rahul Mahajan, author of Full Spectrum Dominance and The New Crusade

Empire NotesWe go now to our weekly commentary Empire Notes by Rahul Mahajan, author of Full Spectrum Dominance and The New Crusade. Today’s commentary is about Hamas and Palestinian democracy.

Empire Notes is online at www.empirenotes.org.

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Jan 30 2006

Democrats Filibuster Alito?

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AlitoGUEST: Elliot Mincberg, Legal Director of People for the American Way

The confirmation of Samuel L Alito to the Supreme Court is still not guaranteed. A test vote is scheduled for Alito today – if he gets the necessary 60 votes, Republicans plan to go ahead with the final vote tomorrow. Democratic senators Edward Kennedy …

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Jan 30 2006

Michael Morales Challenges Lethal Injection

GUESTS: Stefanie Faucher, Program Director of Death Penalty Focus, Natasha Minsker, Death Penalty Policy Director of ACLU Northern California

Micahel MoralesDeath Row inmate Michael Morales is scheduled to be executed by the state of California this February 21st. Last Thursday, a federal judge agreed to hear Morales’ claim that death by lethal injection violates the constitutional …

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Jan 27 2006

Weekly Digest – 01/27/06

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This week on Uprising —

As Hamas wins a majority in the Palestine Legislative elections, we’ll hear a detailed analysis by Nadia Hijab of the Institute for Palestine Studies

Report from the World Social Forums: We’ll speak with Djiadia Dagnoko …

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Jan 27 2006

A Conversation with Tim Wise

Tim Wise, antiracist activist, author of “White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son ”

Tim WiseAnti-racist activist Tim Wise was in Los Angeles this past weekend. He addressed the Cinematographers guild on the issue of Race, Privilege, and Power in the 21st Century. Wise’s latest book is “White Like Me: Reflections …

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