Archive for January, 2006

Jan 27 2006

Black Commentator on Walmart

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Glen Ford, co-publisher of The Black Commentator

Black CommentatorThe Black Commentator is an online political magazine bringing you commentary, analysis and investigation from a black perspective. Today’s commentary is about Walmart.

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Jan 27 2006

Will Alito be nominated?

Loretta Ross, founder of Sistersong, Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective

NOTE: Senator John Kerry has just announced a filibuster. Click here to find out more.

Loretta RossSenate confirmation debates on Supreme Court Justice Nominee Samuel L. Alito continued on Thursday with two more Senate Democrats pledging to back him. Senator Robert Byrd of West …

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Jan 26 2006

Thursday – January 26, 2006

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hamas winsPalestine Elections
GUEST: Nadia Hijab, Senior Fellow at the Washington, DC-based Institute for Palestine Studies, author of “Womanpower: The Arab Debate on Women at Work” and co-author of “Citizens Apart: A Portrait of Palestinians in Israel”

Palestinians went to the polls yesterday to vote for members of the Palestinian Legislative Council. About 80 percent of eligible voters were registered, and more than 700 …

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Jan 25 2006

Wednesday – January 25, 2006

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Nation-wide Study on Day Laborers
GUEST: Abel Valenzuela, associate professor of Chicana/o studies and urban planning at UCLA, director of the Center for the Study of Urban Poverty, lead author of the report, “On the Corner: Day Labor in the United States”

Day LaborersThe nation’s first survey on day laborers was released this week, showing that nearly a quarterare US citizens, 43% are …

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Jan 24 2006

Tuesday – January 24, 2006

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World Social Forums in Mali, Venezuela
GUESTS: Sujatha Fernandes, Researcher and Lecturer on Latin American Politics and Social Movements at Princeton University, currently based in Venezuela, Djiadia Dagnoko, on the national organizing committee of the Mali World Social Forum, in charge of coordinating forum activities.

WSF in VenezuelaThe sixth annual World Social Forum this year takes place in three cities on three different …

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Jan 23 2006

Uprising on iTunes

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Only one week after being listed in the podcast directory of iTunes, Uprising’s nationally syndicated weekly program is featured on the front page of iTunes, under “New and Notable” podcasts. Uprising began podcasting the weekly show since December 2005. Online listenership has increased to almost 900 subscribers as of this post!

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Jan 23 2006

Monday – January 23, 2006

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Haitian RefugeesLawyers Take Haitian Refugee Rights into the Courts
GUESTS: Candace Jean, Immigration Attorney and advocate for Haitian refugees

The office of Homeland Security has denied temporary protected status to Haitian refugees in response to a request by the Haitian government more than a year ago. Haitian leaders in South Florida have long protested what they call unfair treatment of Haitian refugees as compared …

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Jan 23 2006

KPFK Back on the Air

Due to severe wind storms last night, KPFK was off the air last night because of a power outage at our transmitter site on Mount Wilson. The power was restored at 9:20 am this morning. We are now back on the air. …

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Jan 20 2006

Weekly Natl’ Program – 01/20/06

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AhmedinejadWill Iran be Next?
GUEST: Simin Royanian, Economist and Co-founderWomen for Peace and Justice in Iran

Iran has resumed its nuclear research program, saying it wants to pursue peaceful nuclear energy options. In response, an …

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Jan 20 2006

Tim Wise in Los Angeles

Tim WiseTim Wise, author of “White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privilaged Son” will be speaking at an event hosted by Elliot Gould.

Wise’s talk, “Beyond Diversity: Race, Privilege, and Power in the 21st Century,” will take place this Saturday, January 21st at 7:30 p.m. at the Harmony Gold Preview House, 7655 Sunset Blvd.

This event is free and open to the public. Visit for …

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