Archive for March, 2006

Mar 28 2006

Israeli Elections Begin

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Ehud OlmertGUEST: Uri Davis, Israeli Peace Activist

Israelis began voting today in general elections widely regarded as one of the most important in its history. Late opinion polls revealed a high percentage of undecided voters raising the possibility of surprises. Acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is expected to win. He has called the vote a …

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Mar 28 2006

Surviving Twice: Amerasian Children of the Vietnam War

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GUEST: Trin Yarborough, journalist and author of “Surviving Twice: Amerasian Children of the Vietnam War”

“Surviving Twice: Amerasian Children of the Vietnam War,” is the title of independent journalist Trin Yarborough’s new book. Nearly 100,000 Amerasian children were born to U.S. soldiers during the course of the Vietnam War. In the book, Yarborough explores the personal stories …

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Mar 27 2006

More than Half a Million March for Immigrant Rights

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On Saturday, more than half a million people turned out on the streets of downtown Los Angeles in what was the largest march in the city’s history. Wearing mostly white, immigrants, their families, and their supporters poured out of city buses and trains to fill 26 city blocks. They were carrying US and Mexican flags, …

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Mar 27 2006

Police Brutality Against Transgender People

GUEST: Maria Roman, transgender Latina activist, Ron Brenesky, Co-Founder of Unity Coalition

As part of a campaign launched in September 2005, Amnesty International has released a new report entitled, “Stonewalled: Still demanding respect.” The report highlights police abuse and misconduct against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in the USA. Cases of abuse, harassment, and humiliation are most …

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Mar 27 2006

Making Friends with Black People

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GUEST: Nick Adams, stand up comic, and author of “Making Friends with Black People”

Stand up comic Nick Adams has a new book out called “Making Friends with Black People.” Adams deals with the issues of “the N word,” Ebonics, Eminem, black actors in Hollywood, and many other issues. The back cover of the …

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Mar 27 2006

Empire Notes on the Changing Face of the Iraq War

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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 the Changing Face of the Iraq War.

Empire Notes is online at www.empirenotes.org.

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Mar 24 2006

Weekly Digest – 03/24/06

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This week on Uprising —

Immigration reform is debated in Congress while hundreds of thousands march in cities across the US against HR 4437.

Argentina commemorates the 30th anniversary of the start of the “Dirty War”

Peabody Energy Threatens …

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Mar 24 2006

March for Immigrant Rights

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The march for immigrant rights will begin on the corner of Olympic and Broadway at 10 am on Saturday. It will commence to City Hall.

KPFK will be broadcasting live coverage of the immigration march this Saturday. From 11 to 12 noon Sonali Kolhatkar, host of Uprising, will be hosting the broadcast. From 12 – 1, People without Borders will continue the English language broadcast followed by an hour of …

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Mar 24 2006

US Immigration Policies

milwaukeeCriminalizing the Aiding of Immigrants
GUESTS: Shanti Sellz, volunteer with the No More Deaths Coalition and Daniel Strauss, activist for immigrant rights.

Two immigrant aid volunteers with the Arizona based “No More Deaths” organization are facing charges for aiding undocumented immigrants. 23 year old Shanti Sellz and 24 year old Daniel Strauss were transporting three people to …

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Mar 24 2006

30th Anniversary of Argentina Coup

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GUESTS: Marie Trigona, journalist and participant in the Direct Action and Video Alario Collective, Alicia Kozameh,

Today marks the thirtieth anniversary of the right-wing military coup in Argentina that began a 7 year so-called “Dirty War.” Yesterday, Argentine President Nestor Kirchner announced that all military archives relating to the “Dirty War,” will be opened to …

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