Archive for July, 2006

Jul 31 2006

Down the Memory Hole

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Massacre in QanaGUEST: Peter Hart, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR)

An Israeli air strike this weekend on the Lebanese village of Qana killed 54 civilians, including 37 children. Human Rights Watch denounced the massacre and accused Israel of war crimes. Despite agreeing to a 48 hour pause in bombing, Israel has vowed to deepen …

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Jul 31 2006

Empire Notes on the Qana Massacre

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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 Qana massacre.

Empire Notes is online at www.empirenotes.org.

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Jul 31 2006

Virginity or Death!

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Katha Poliitt
GUEST: Katha Pollitt, award winning poet, essayist, and columnist for The Nation

In her newest book, Nation Magazine columnist Katha Pollitt chronicles the rise of right wing policies under the Bush administration before and after 9/11. The book, “Virginity or Death! And Other Social and Political Issues of our Time,” is a …

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Jul 31 2006

CAFTA – one year later

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Stop CAFTAGUEST: Andrew de Sousa, Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala

One year after the US House of Representatives narrowly passed the Central American Free trade Agreement, or CAFTA, grassroots activists are calling for trade with justice. The Stop CAFTA Coalition has drafted a pledge for trade justice, and is demanding that …

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Jul 31 2006

July 31, 2006

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“Women must live modern lives organized around principles of self-reliance and self-development, while at the same time they must feel endlessly guilty and uneasy about the ways in which doing so inconveniences those around them.” — Katha Pollitt from “Virginity or Death!” …

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Jul 28 2006

Weekly Digest – 07/28/06

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This week on Uprising —

* On-going coverage of the Israeli assault on Lebanon with on-the-ground reports and political analysis
* A discussion of the current heat waves in the US and Europe and possible links to global warming
* US …

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Jul 28 2006

A Black Way of Seeing

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A Black Way of SeeingGUEST: Paul Robeson Jr., cultural critic and writer, author of several books including “Paul Robeson Jr. Speaks to America: The Politics of Multiculturalism,” and “The Undiscovered Paul Robeson: An Artist’s Journey.” His latest book is “A Black Way of Seeing: From ‘Liberty’ to Freedom.”

Paul Robeson Jr., is the only child …

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Jul 28 2006

WTO – Doha Round Fails

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anti-WTO protestsGUEST: Anuradha Mittal, founder and Executive Director, Oakland Institute

The Doha Round of World Trade Organization talks officially collapsed this Monday in Geneva at a meeting among representatives of the G6 countries. The G6 includes Australia, Brazil, the European Union, Japan, India and the United States. The primary reason is the US’s refusal to …

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Jul 28 2006

Mumia Abu Jamal on “Cry, Lebanon”

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MumiaGUEST: Mumia Abu Jamal, political prisoner and award winning journalist

Mumia Abu Jamal is an award winning journalist and political prisoner. Today’s commentary is on the Israeli assault on Lebanon.

Listen to Mumia’s audio commentaries at www.prisonradio.org. …

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Jul 28 2006

California Clean Money and Fair Elections Act

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Prop 89GUEST: Carmen Balber, Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights

The California Clean Money and Fair Elections Act has just qualified for the upcoming 2006 November elections. Proposition 89, as it will be known on the ballot, proposes to set up a public financing system for political campaigns. The initiative is based in part …

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