Archive for May, 2006

May 31 2006

Uprising Pre-empted – Sonali out for the week

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Uprising was pre-empted on Wednesday May 31st to allow a special program on survivors of Hurricane Katrina.

Sonali Kolhatkar will be away for a week and Maria Armoudian will sit-in for her. Maria will bring daily coverage of the upcoming Congressional primary elections. Sonali will be back live on Thursday June 8th. …

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May 30 2006

Senate Immigration Bill Passes

McCain - KennedyGUEST: Catherine Tactaquin, Executive Director of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

The Senate version of immigration reform legislation finally passed late last week. According to the New York Times, the bill as passed will give most undocumented immigrants an opportunity to become citizens. Now, SB 2611 has to be reconciled with …

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May 30 2006

Yang Ban Xi

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Yang Ban XiGUEST: Yan-Ting Yuen, Director of “Yang Ban Xi: The 8 Model Works”

“Yang Ban Xi: The 8 Model Works,” is the title of director Yan-Ting Yuen’s new documentary film. In the film, she examines the role of opera during China’s Cultural Revolution that lasted from 1966-1976 and which recently marked its fortieth anniversary. During …

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May 30 2006

Dahr Jamail on Haditha Massacre

GUEST: Dahr Jamail, independent reporter

Anonymous sources from the Pentagon have told the Washington Post that they think the massacre of Iraqi civilians last November in Haditha was the result of a rampage by a small number of Marines. The Marines allegedly snapped after one of their own was killed by a roadside bomb. The …

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May 30 2006

Empire Notes on Haditha Massacre

Commentaries,Empire Notes | Published 30 May 2006, 8:36 am | Comments Off on Empire Notes on Haditha Massacre -

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 Haditha Massacre.

Empire Notes is online at www.empirenotes.org.

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May 30 2006

May 30, 2006

Subversive Thoughts | Published 30 May 2006, 8:35 am | Comments Off on May 30, 2006 -

72% of US troops in Iraq think the US should exit the country within the next year, and over 25% think the US should exit immediately. French poet Paul Valery once defined war in this manner: “War: a massacre of people who don’t know each other for the profit of people who know each other but don’t massacre each other” …

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May 29 2006

Memorial Day Special – Stephen Kinzer

kinzerGUEST: Stephen Kinzer, foreign correspondent for the New York Times, author of “All the Shah’s Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror,” and his latest: “Overthrow : America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq.”

To commemorate Memorial Day, we’ll spend the hour with New York Times reporter, Stephen Kinzer on the topic of his latest book, …

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May 29 2006

May 29, 2006

Subversive Thoughts | Published 29 May 2006, 8:00 am | Comments Off on May 29, 2006 -

“Contrary to popular belief, conventional wisdom would have one believe that it is insane to resist this, the mightiest of empires…. But what history really shows is that today’s empire is tomorrow’s ashes, that nothing lasts forever, and that to not resist is to acquiesce in your own oppression. The greatest form of sanity that anyone can exercise is to resist that force that is trying to repress, oppress, and fight down the human spirit.” …

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May 26 2006

Weekly Digest – 05/26/06

Weekly Digest | Published 26 May 2006, 8:19 am | Comments Off on Weekly Digest – 05/26/06 -

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This week on Uprising —

* The new and frightening possibility of immigrants being tracked via embedded microchips
* A look at an on-going land occupation and blockade by Indigenous Tribes in Caledonia, Canada
* Burma’s military junta increases repression of …

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May 26 2006

Violence in East Timor

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East TimorGUEST: Karen Orenstein, National Coordinator of the East Timor and Indonesia Action Network

Foreign troops in East Timor struggled today to stave off what media are calling a civil war in the South East Asian island nation. Soldiers gunned down unarmed police in the capital, Dili, and a mob torched houses in the …

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