Archive for February, 2006

Feb 28 2006

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 11

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Letter to the President: the Streets get Political. We’ll look at the rise of hip hop as a musical, cultural and social movement. Plus, special guests, Kill Radio.

Letter to the PresidentWe spend the hour this morning taking a look at the rise of hip hop music and culture in response to the social and economic devastation of American inner cities. We’ll feature …

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Feb 27 2006

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 10

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Noam Chomsky on “The Imperial Presidency: Sovereignty, Terror, and the Second Superpower. Plus, hot off the presses, Cindy Sheehan, Martin Sheen, Pablo Parades, Fernando Suarez, and others.

Cindy SheehanCindy Sheehan, mother of fallen soldier, Casey Sheehan appeared this past Saturday at an exciting event to highlight the issues of war, military recruitment, and how to combat the religious right. The event took …

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Feb 24 2006

Weekly Digest – 02/24/06

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This week on Uprising —

Actor and anti-death penalty activist Mike Farrell updates us on the controversy over the post-poned execution of Michael Morales

As Filipinos commemorate the 20th anniversary of People Power, Arroyo declares an emergency. We’ll hear from Melissa …

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Feb 24 2006

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 9

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Robert FiskCoup Plot Alleged in Philippines

GUEST: Melissa Roxas, Bayan State Regional Coordinator for Southern California.

Philippines President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has declared emergency rule today. She alleges a conspiracy by political opponents, Communists and rightists to remove her from power. The emergency rule is as effective as martial law. Rallies marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of Ferdinand Marcos, the former …

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Feb 23 2006

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 8

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Wetback: The Undocumented DocumentaryA look at the journey of the undocumented, and the racist vigilantes that protest them, as we continue our fund drive.

On Saturday, February 18th, Minuteman Project co-founder Chris Simcox of Arizona visited the city of Costa Mesa. He was one of the featured speakers for a council meeting of the John Birch Society. At the Hilton hotel, …

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Feb 22 2006

Actor/Activist Mike Farrell Speaks out on Morales

Interview with Mike Farrell

Micahel MoralesWe interrupt our fund drive programming to bring you an interview with actor and activist Mike Farrell on the case of death row inmate Michael Morales. Two hours before his scheduled execution on Tuesday night, the State of California postponed killing Michael Morales, who was convicted of a rape and murder by coerced testimony. Morales had legally challenged the use …

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Feb 22 2006

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 7

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Letter to the PresidentWe spend the hour this morning taking a look at the rise of hip hop music and culture in response to the social and economic devastation of American inner cities. We’ll hear from a variety of interviews from Uprising, with Michael Eric Dyson, Afrika Bambaataa, Jeff Chang, and Bakari Kitwana. We’ll also feature a new documentary on this subject …

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Feb 21 2006

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 6

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ACLU Freedom FilesAs we continue our fund drive, we’ll take a look into the ACLU Freedom Files, with a focus on Civil Liberties, racial profiling and dissent in the post 9-11 era. Plus, special guest Constitutional Lawyer, Ann Fagan Ginger.

The US Senate is on track to vote on a reviser version of the USA PATRIOT Act. The Patriot Act …

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Feb 20 2006

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 5

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Caught in the CrossfireCaught in the Crossfire – a documentary by Mark Manning. And, Naomi Klein and George Galloway on US policy in Iraq and beyond. As we continue KPFK’s fund drive.

The influential Iraqi Shia cleric, Muqtada Al-Sadr, denounced the Iraqi constitution in an interview this past Saturday. The cleric claims that federalism in Constitution will encourage sectarianism. Meanwhile, violence continues …

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Feb 17 2006

Weekly Digest – 02/17/06

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This week on Uprising — a Black History special edition

Award winning poet and writer Nikki Giovanni shares her thoughts on black history, and the recent loss of Rosa Parks, Coretta Scott King, and her own mother.

Former Black Panther, …

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