Archive for August, 2006

Aug 31 2006

Katrina Injustices – Latinos and Indigenous Americans

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KatrinaGUESTS: Brenda Dardar-Robichaux, Principal Chief of the United Houma Nation, and Cecilia Munoz, Vice President of The National Council of La Raza

One year ago, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated many communities in the states of Louisana and Mississippi. Among those deeply impacted were the small Houma Indian settlements in lower Plaquemines, lower St. Bernard, and lower …

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Aug 31 2006

FCC Hearing on Media Consolidation

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FCC hearingGUESTS: Jeff Perlstein, Executive Director of Media Alliance, Sydney Levy, Program Director of Media Alliance

Today from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. there will be a Federal Communications Commission town-hall meeting in Los Angeles to discuss diversity and localism in the media. FCC Chair and Republican Party member Kevin J. Martin recently launched a formal …

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Aug 31 2006

UNAM Conference on Immigration

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UNAMGUESTS: Rosario Vigil, Host and producer and a member of the Enfoque Latino Collective at KPFK, Eric Fugarolas, physicist and futurologist, from Claremont University, with the organization Nodo Futuro Mexico

The National Autonomous University of Mexico, or UNAM, has been hosting an international conference on immigration this week. Starting on August 29th and ending today, this …

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Aug 31 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 Pico/La Cienega
5–6 p.m
On the corner of Pico & La Cienega boulevards
the email contact is nfuller-AT-netwood.net

On Fridays in …

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Aug 31 2006

August 31, 2006

Subversive Thoughts | Published 31 Aug 2006, 9:07 am | Comments Off on August 31, 2006 -

“With all the mass media concentrated in a few hands, the ancient faith in the competition of ideas in the free market seems like a hollow echo of a much simpler day.” ~Kingman Brewster, Jr. …

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Aug 30 2006

Katrina Injustices – Race

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Katrina and raceGUESTS: Maya Wiley, Founder and Director of the Center for Social Inclusion and a civil rights attorney, Tracie Washington, Director of the NAACP Gulf Coast Advocacy Center and Civil Rights Attorney

On Monday of this week, in an interview with NBC’s Brian Williams, Professor Michael Eric Dyson accused President and Laura Bush of being …

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Aug 30 2006

Hasan Shakur Faces Execution

Hasan ShakurGUESTS: Brian McCann of the Campaign to End the Death Penalty in Texas, Ray Ramirez, a member of the Welfare Poets

On August 31st, the state of Texas plans to murder death row inmate 29 year old Hassan Shakur. Formerly known as Derrick Wayne Frazier, Shakur was convicted in the 1997 double murder of …

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Aug 30 2006

As Labor Day Nears, A Report on Skyrocketing CEO Pay

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Executive Excess 2006GUESTS: Chuck Collins, founding co-director of United for a Fair Economy and is now a senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies, Sarah Andersen, Director of the Global Economy Program at the Institute for Policy Studies

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently adopted a sweeping overhaul of its rules governing the disclosure …

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Aug 30 2006

August 30, 2006

Subversive Thoughts | Published 30 Aug 2006, 9:17 am | Comments Off on August 30, 2006 -

“A humane and generous concern for every individual, his health and his fulfillment, will do more to soothe the savage heart than the fear of state-inflicted death, which chiefly serves to remind us how close we remain to the jungle.” — Ramsey Clark, former US Attorney General, speaking to the New York Times in 1968. …

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Aug 29 2006

Katrina Injustices – Housing

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Katrina InjusticesGUEST: Amy Liu, Deputy Director and Co-Founder, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution; Author of various reports on Katrina, John Ellison, Attorney and Managing partner of the Anderson Kill & Olick law firm

A man calling himself Rene Oswin, and claiming to be assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, claimed yesterday at …

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