Archive for February, 2006

Feb 17 2006

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 4

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Imperial Presidency: Sovereignty, Terror, and the “Second Superpower,” plus, “An Issue of Justice: Origins of the Israel-Palestinian Conflict” – we’ll hear from two leading intellectuals – Noam Chomsky, and Norman Finkelstein.

chomsky CDToday we spend the hour taking a look at the central themes of US foreign policy regarding the post-9-11 wars, and the related Israeli occupation of Palestine. In …

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Feb 16 2006

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 3

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Wetback: The Undocumented DocumentaryThis Tuesday, foreign ministers from four Latin American countries — Mexico, Colombia, Panama and El Salvador — flew to Washington DC to meet with US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. They were in the US to voice their alarm about a draconian bill on immigration, called the “Sensenbrenner Bill” after it’s sponsor. The bill passed the House on …

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Feb 14 2006

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 2

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A Black History Special Edition of Uprising from the Pacifica Radio Archives featuring:

Rosa Parks“Women of the Civil Rights Movement” with Rosa Parks, Lorraine Hansberry, Fannie Lou Hamer and June Jordan

– “Defining Black Power” with Huey Newton, Martin Luther King Jr, Malcolm X, and David Hilliard

Most historians date the beginning of the modern American civil rights movement in to …

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Feb 14 2006

KPFK Fund drive – Day 1

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Robert FiskThe Great War for Civilization – we’ll hear from award winning journalist Robert Fisk on day one of our fund drive. Plus, perspectives on US foreign policy from British MP George Galloway, author and activist Naomi Klein, and writer Gore Vidal.

GUESTS: Robert Fisk, Middle East Correspondent for the Independent

The recent eruption over racist and anti-Muslim cartoons published in a …

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Feb 13 2006

Update on South Central Farmers

South Central FarmersGUEST: Tezozomoc, representative of South Central Farmers

The South Central Farmers of Los Angeles, who run the country’s largest community garden, are trying to buy back their farm. In a running controversy over the farm’s ownership, developer Ralph Horowitz was was given legal ownership of the land by the city. The farmers had …

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Feb 13 2006

Former Detainees Speak Out on Torture

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Mirmehdi BrothersGUESTS: Mohsen and Mojtaba Mirmehdi, two of the four Mirmehdi brothers, Steven Rodhe, Constitutional lawyer, former president of the ACLU of Southern California, one of the founders of Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace

In October 2001, four Iranian brothers were arrested by immigration authorities on suspicion of being members of an Iranian opposition group. …

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Feb 13 2006

Empire Notes on “Clash of Civilizations”

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

Empire NotesEmpire Notes are weekly commentaries filed by Rahul Mahajan, author of Full Spectrum Dominance and The New Crusade. Today’s commentary is on “A Clash of Civilizations.”

Empire Notes is online at www.empirenotes.org.

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Feb 13 2006

Political Comic, Bill Santiago

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Bill SantiagoGUEST: Bill Santiago, political comedian

Born in New York to Puerto Rican parents, Bill Santiago left a career in journalism for stand-up comedy. After graduating from New York University Film School, Santiago initially worked for the San Juan Star, an English language daily in Puerto Rico. He then switched careers and moved to San …

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Feb 10 2006

Weekly Digest – 02/09/06

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This week on Uprising —

Is the Internet as we know it coming to an end? Jeff Chester explains how big telephone and cable companies are lobbying Congress against the democratic nature of today’s internet.

In the wake of the controversy …

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Feb 10 2006

Racial Tensions in LA County Jail

black and brownGUEST: Professor Gerald Horne, Professor of History at the University of Houston, author of “Black And Brown: African Americans And The Mexican Revolution, 1910-1920”

For six days in a row, violence has plagued the LA County Jail at a medium security Facility in Castaic, about 40 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. The violence …

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