Archive for June, 2006

Jun 22 2006

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 10 – Hour 2

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Voices of TimePacifica Radio Archives, and The Big Buy

As we continue our fund drive, we turn next to the Pacifica Radio Archives – considered by historians and scholars to be one of the oldest and most important audio collections in the world. It houses some of the most important audio moments in the history of the United States, and voices of historical …

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Jun 22 2006

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 10 – Hour 1

Feature Stories | Published 22 Jun 2006, 9:04 am | Comments Off on KPFK Fund Drive – Day 10 – Hour 1 -

Dreams of Sparrows, Back from Iraq, Sir! No Sir!

Dreams of SparrowsCo-Host: RiKu Matsuda, host of Morning Review Thursday Edition

Just hours before President Bush’s surprise visit to Iraq last week, the US Ambassador in Baghdad, Zalmay Khalilzad, sent a secret cable to Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, reporting a grim picture of Iraq. The cable was reprinted by the Washington Post, and cited …

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Jun 22 2006

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 9 – Hour 2

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Granito De Arena2 Hour Special – Granito De Arena, and the Mexican OC

In the days leading up to the Mexican Presidential elections, tens of thousands of workers are planning a 24 hour strike on June 28th. The workers’ unions represent Mexican miners, university employees and telephone workers who are protesting alleged government interference in union affairs. Meanwhile striking teachers have closed …

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Jun 22 2006

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 9 – Hour 1

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Voices of Time2 Hour Special – Eduardo Galeano on “Voices of Time : A Life in Stories”

Eduardo Galeano is a world renowned Uruguayan journalist and writer whose books have been published into many languages. During the 1973 military coup in Uruguay, Galeano was imprisoned and later was forced to flee. He settled in Argentina where he founded the cultural magazine, Crisis. In …

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Jun 20 2006

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 8

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South Central Farm, Fair Trade, and the Color of Wealth

GUEST: Tezozomoc, elected representative of the South Central Farmers

It was just a week ago today that farmers and their supporters were forcibly evicted off the 14 acre community garden by LA police and sheriffs. Despite months of negotiations with the developer, Ralph Horowitz to buy the land, the farmers have now been separated from their plots of …

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Jun 19 2006

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 7

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Bush Crimes, and the Christian Right

GUESTS: Harry Belafonte, Dahr Jamail, Janis Karpinsky, Faiza Al Araji, Malalai Joya, Chris Hedges

The International Commission of Inquiry On Crimes Against Humanity Committed by the Bush Administration, was held several months ago on US college campuses all over the country. It was entitled “Speaking the Unspeakable,” and charged the Bush administration with initiating wars of aggression, …

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Jun 16 2006

Weekly Digest – 06/16/06

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This week on Uprising —

* A special one-hour program on the South Central Farm in Los Angeles – lessons in human rights, immigrant rights, ecological sustainability, and activism. We’ll hear from farmers, organizers, local reporters, and more. …

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Jun 16 2006

June 16th, 2006

Subversive Thoughts | Published 16 Jun 2006, 8:34 am | Comments Off on June 16th, 2006 -

“What can one say about a country where a museum of science in a great city can feature an exhibit in which people fire machine guns from a helicopter at Vietnamese huts, with a light flashing when a hit is scored? What can one say about a country where such an idea can even be considered? You have to weep for this country.” – Noam Chomsky on the U.S. war against Vietnam …

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Jun 16 2006

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 4

Feature Stories | Published 16 Jun 2006, 8:30 am | Comments Off on KPFK Fund Drive – Day 4 -

Imperial Grand Strategy and Soldiers’ Resistance

GUESTS: Noam Chomsky, political analyst, linguist, writer, David Zeiger, film maker

The deaths of US soldiers in Iraq since the invasion in 2003 have reached 2,500 this week. White House Press Secretary Tony Snow dismissed the marker saying, “It’s a number,” White House press secretary Tony Snow told reporters at the White House on Thursday. The Pentagon …

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Jun 15 2006

June 15th, 2006

Subversive Thoughts | Published 15 Jun 2006, 9:00 am | Comments Off on June 15th, 2006 -

“As with the movement to end the war on Vietnam, we will have to fight on many fronts: supporting counter-recruitment, confronting government and military officials about the human costs of this war and the lies they use to justify it, exposing war profiteers, encouraging and protecting soldiers who speak out and who resist their orders or service, working with veteran groups such as Iraq Veterans Against the War and military families’ groups like Gold Star …

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