Archive for June, 2006

Jun 30 2006

Weekly Digest – 06/30/06

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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 —

* Howard Zinn gives a passionate address in Los Angeles on the topic of “Just War,” the history of war, resistence to war, and civil disobedience.
* Empire Notes by Rahul Mahajan and The …

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Jun 30 2006

“The Shame of the Nation”

The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America
GUEST: Jonathan Kozol, author of “The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America,” previous book, “Savage Inequalities”

The Shame of the Nation

Despite the gains made after the 1954 desegregation ruling Brown Versus Board of Education, schools today are more segregated than ever. My guest Jonathan Kozol, well known for his books about …

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Jun 29 2006

Special Programming Next Week

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As KPFK’s fund drive comes to a close, Uprising would like to thank you for your financial and moral support. Next week, as a show our appreciation, Uprising will be presenting a two hour special: The Mexican OC: Triumphs and Contributions of Orange County’s Mexican Communities; a two act play dramatized for radio, and offered as a thank you gift, will be played in its entirety on Monday and Tuesday July 3rd and 4th from …

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Jun 28 2006

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 16

Feature Stories | Published 28 Jun 2006, 8:49 am | Comments Off on KPFK Fund Drive – Day 16 -

Galloway and Shiva

George Galloway is a Member of the British Parliament and affiliated with the Respect party. He is one of the most outspoken anti-war elected representatives in the English speaking world. During the 90s, Galloway with the fought a long campaign against sanctions on Iraq, and was an adamant opponent of the Gulf War and the military action in Afghanistan. …

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Jun 28 2006

June 28, 2006

Subversive Thoughts | Published 28 Jun 2006, 8:32 am | Comments Off on June 28, 2006 -

“You may think your actions are meaningless and that they won’t help, but that is no excuse, you must still act.” — Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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Jun 27 2006

June 27, 2006

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“Do you know what surprised me the most in this world? The inability of force to create anything. In the end the sword is always beaten by the spirit.” — Napoleon Bonaparte

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Jun 27 2006

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 15

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Why We FightWhy We Fight and Sir! No Sir!

The Grand Prize winner at last year’s Sundance Festival was a political documentary on US foreign policy called “Why We Fight.” Film maker Eugene Jarecki brought back President Eisenhower’s farewell address where he warned Americans against the “military industrial complex.” Jarecki examines the state of the current “military-industrial complex” – now a 500 …

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Jun 26 2006

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 14

Feature Stories | Published 26 Jun 2006, 8:30 am | Comments Off on KPFK Fund Drive – Day 14 -

the other campaignMarcos and Galeano: Latin America, Politics, and Resistance

More than a decade after launching an armed rebellion that captivated millions across the world, the Zapatista Army of National Liberation, or EZLN launched their new campaign earlier this year. They have been calling it “La Otra Campana,” or “The Other Campaign.” The Other Campaign is an attempt to mobilize the millions …

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Jun 23 2006

Weekly Digest – 06/23/06

Weekly Digest | Published 23 Jun 2006, 11:24 am | Comments Off on Weekly Digest – 06/23/06 -

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 —

* After the recent Gitmo suicides, former US Army Muslim Chaplain James Yee describes the mistreatment of detainees that he witnessed.
* Independent film maker Jill Friedberg addresses the popular struggles of teachers in Oaxaca, …

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Jun 23 2006

KPFK Fund Drive Day 11

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From War to Earth Democracy

Chris Hedges is a Lecturer at Princeton University – he is the Ferris Professor of Journalism there. In a 2003 commencement speech at Rockford College, Illinois, Hedges denounced the US war on Iraq only to be booed off stage and forcibly escorted by security officers off of the campus, taken to his hotel room to pack his …

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