Archive for April, 2006

Apr 28 2006

Weekly Digest – 04/28/06

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Our weekly edition is a nationally syndicated one-hour digest of the best of our daily coverage.

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This week on Uprising —

* A profile of John Tanton, the founder of the modern anti-immigrant movement.
* A discussion on strategy among pro-immigrant advocates
* An intimate conversation with environmental activist and eco-feminist, Vandana Shiva.
* Plus the …

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Apr 28 2006

May Day Actions!

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May DayGUESTS: Sharon Hoshida, Santa Barbara based activist, Patricia Park, Community organizer with KIWA, Shawn McDougal, Eric Einem, Pasadena Post Carbon Outpost Coordinator

As immigrants and their supporters in the US organize for a “National Day Without Immigrants,” on May 1st, Mexicans and Central Americans are planning a boycott of their own. Spreading rapidly by word …

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Apr 28 2006

Vandana Shiva – Part 2

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Vandana ShivaGUEST: Vandana Shiva, physicist, environmentalist, author of “Earth Democracy”

Yesterday we played part 1 of our conversation with Vandana Shiva, a physicist, philosopher, ecofeminist, environmental activist and writer. She is a key figure in the global movement against neo-liberal capitalism. She has written several books, among them “Staying Alive: Women, Ecology and Development,” “India Divided: …

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Apr 28 2006

Haiti: The Untold Story

Haiti: The Untold StoryGUEST: Kevin Pina, film maker and journalist, Special correspondent for Pacifica’s Flashpoints, associate editor at Black Commentator, Founding Editor at Haiti Information Project.

Rene Preval won the presidency of Haiti this February. His party fell just short of the majority it needs to choose the next prime minister and Cabinet in …

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Apr 28 2006

Black Commentator on Black Economic Development

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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 Black Economic Development.

The Black Commentator is online at www.blackcommentator.com.

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Apr 27 2006

A Conversation with Vandana Shiva

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Vandana ShivaGUEST: Vandana Shiva, physicist, environmentalist, author of “Earth Democracy”

Vandana Shiva is a physicist, philosopher, ecofeminist, environmental activist and writer. She began her activism in the “Chipko movement” during the 1970s in her home country of India. The movement, whose main participants were women, adopted the tactic of hugging trees to prevent their felling. In …

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Apr 27 2006

Founder of the Modern Anti-Immigrant Movement

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John TantonGUEST: Christopher Hayes, Senior Editor at “In These Times.” His latest article is “Keeping America Empty,” in the May 2006 issue of In These Times.

Immigrant rights activists are gearing up for a national day of action on May 1st in a culmination of more than a month of high-profile activities …

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Apr 27 2006

The Mexican OC

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The Mexican OCGUESTS: Sara Guerrero, Director and Writer and the Head Project Director of The Mexican OC, Apolonio Morales and Elizabeth Szekeresh, playwrights, Maricela Lazcano, writer and actor, and Cristina Nava, actor

The Breath of Fire Theater Company presents the premiere of “The Mexican OC: Triumphs and Contributions of Orange County’s Mexican Communities.” It’s an …

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Apr 27 2006

Neighborhood Peace Vigils

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Weekly Peace VigilsNeighborhood activists all over Southern California hold regular peace vigils to end the war in Iraq. Each week we announce just some of the 50 plus vigils that are taking place. Complete listings of all the vigils are available at www.neighborsforpeaceandjustice.org or www.peacevigils.com.

On Fridays in Burbank
5:30-7pm
on the corner of Palm and San Fernando
the email contact is burbankpeace@sbcglobal.net

The last Friday of each month in Echo Park
5pm …

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Apr 26 2006

Discussions on May Day

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GUESTS: Natino Lopez, National Director of Hermandad Mexicana Latino America, and National President of Mexican American Political Association, Miguel Lopez, Port Representative of the Teamsters Union, Anjelica Salas, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights in Los Angeles

With more than a month of nation wide actions to protest House Bill 4437, immigrant communities are gearing up for a national day of action …

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