Archive for August, 2006

Aug 29 2006

Oaxaca Communities Rise Up

Oaxaca teachers rise upGUEST: Telesforo San Diago, grade school teacher in Oaxaca, Angela Thielan, interpreter

Last Friday, Amnesty International urged Mexican federal authorities to address escalating violence and human rights abuses in Oaxaca. In the most recent wave of violence at least two people have been murdered and many more injured and imprisoned. Information obtained by …

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Aug 29 2006

Supervisor in Name Only

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nursesGUEST: Ross Eisenbray, Vice President and Policy Director at the Economic Policy Institute, co-author of a report, “Supervisor in Name Only”

The National Labor Relations Board will be making a ruling in several cases soon, which could have repercussions for millions of workers. The NLRB’s desicion in the so-called “Kentucky River” cases could broaden the …

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Aug 29 2006

August 29, 2006

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“The best way to rebuild a city is to listen to its people – both near and far. together we will continue to raise our voices to say; we will rebuild our city for all of us.” — From “New Orleans: Recover, Rebuild, Organize,” ACORN

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Aug 28 2006

Katrina Injustices – Reconstruction

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Big Easy MoneyGUESTS: Pratap Chatterjee, Director of Corpwatch, Damon Hewitt, Assistant Counsel at the New York office of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, a native of New Orleans

As tropical storm Ernesto hits Cuba this morning, we focus on the one year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina which took 1500 lives in Louisana and …

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Aug 28 2006

Empire Notes on Katrina and Race

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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 Katrina and Race.

Empire Notes is online at www.empirenotes.org.

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Aug 28 2006

Robinson’s Racist, Homophobic Campaign

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Vernon RobinsonGUEST: Elliot Mincberg, Legal Director and Senior Vice President of People for the American Way

The results of this November’s Congressional elections could have a serious impact on national and international politics with voters favoring many Democrats. Today we’ll take a look at one race in North Carolina where a Republican candidate is challenging an …

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Aug 28 2006

Evictions, Gentrification in Santa Barbara County

Cedarwood residentsGUEST: Joel Rodriguez Flores, Isla Vista Tenants Union, Cynthia Frias, resident of Cedarwood

This month in Isla Vista, residents at Cedarwood Apartments received a thirty day eviction notice in what may be the largest mass eviction in the area in recent years. Cedarwood Apartments is home to more than fifty families who are mostly low-income …

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Aug 28 2006

August 28, 2006

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“Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.” — Dietrich Bonhoeffer …

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Aug 25 2006

Weekly Digest – 08/24/06

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This week on Uprising —

* Will Congress Pass Immigration Reform?
* Empire Notes on Hezbollah’s victory – Part 2
* Coca Cola Banned in Parts of India
* Radio BC’s Glen Ford on AIDS, US policy
* Katrina’s Legacy – …

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Aug 25 2006

New Video Shows LAPD Harassment of Homeless

LAPD harrasses homelessGUESTS: Ernest Savage, independent film maker, Becky Dennison, Co-Director of the Los Angeles Community Action Network

On Monday August 21st, officials from the City of Los Angeles and the American Civil Liberties Union tried to reach a compromise over police treatment of the homeless. The ACLU has a lawsuit to try to block …

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