Archive for September, 2006

Sep 29 2006

Weekly Digest – 09/29/06

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This week on Uprising:

* Jesus Camp – a new documentary about the fundamentalist indoctrination of children in America
* Empire Notes on “War on Terror” – Part 4
* Acclaimed author Maxine Hong Kingston on “Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace”
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Sep 29 2006

Jesus Camp

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JEsus CampGUESTS: Rachel Grady one of the film makers of Jesus Camp

Jesus Camp is a new documentary by film makers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady that looks into the often disturbing world of evangelical indoctrination of children in middle America. With incredible access to a community follow three children, Levi, Rachael, and Tory as …

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Sep 29 2006

House Passes Anti-Abortion Legislation

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NaralGUEST: Donna Crane, Deputy Director of Government Relations at NARAL pro-choice America

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed legislation that will criminalize the transportation of minors across state lines for purposes of having an abortion by anyone who is not the parent or legal guardian. Coming just weeks before the midterm elections, the …

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Sep 29 2006

Black Agenda Radio on Charles Rangel and Hugo Chavez

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GUEST: Glen Ford is a writer and radio commentator, formerly with the Black Commentator. He is now affiliated with ‘The Black Agenda Report.’

This week’s commentary is about Charles Rangel and Hugo Chavez. …

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Sep 29 2006

Town hall on Racism and Human Rights

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GUESTS: Will Coley with Homies Unidos, Shiu-Ming Cheer civil rights coordinator with the South Asian Network

This Saturday there will be a town hall meeting to address the issues of racism and human rights in the context of immigration. The town hall is being organized by the South Asian Network in collaboration with the “Allies Collective.” This collective includes local …

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Sep 29 2006

September 29, 2006

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“You don’t fight racism with racism, the best way to fight racism is with solidarity.” — Bobby Seale

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Sep 28 2006

Analyzing Chavez’s “Devil” speech

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Chavez at UNGUEST: Michael Albert, co-editor of ZNet, and co-editor and co-founder of Z Magazine, author of several books including “Parecon: Life After Capitalism”

7-Eleven Corporation just announced that it is switching suppliers for its retail gasoline network from the Venezuela based Citgo with its own brand. The move comes only days after Venezuelan …

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Sep 28 2006

Report on Abuse of Girls in NY Prisons

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Custody and ControlGUEST: Mie Lewis, author of “Custody and Control,” an Aryeh Neier Fellow at Human Rights Watch and the ACLU

Last week, Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union issued a new report entitled, “Custody and Control: Conditions of Confinement in New York’s Juvenile Prisons for Girls.” The report, authored by …

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Sep 28 2006

Debate on Proposition 90

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GUESTS: Steve Greenhut, Senior editorial writer and columnist for The Orange County Register, Tom Adams, President of the California League of Conservation Voters

Proposition 90 on this November’s ballot, is called “Government Acquisition, Regulation of Private Property.” It’s an Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Proponents are informally calling it the “Protect Our Homes Act.” Prop 90 is a property-rights initiative that would …

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Sep 28 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 Atwater
5-6:30pm
Glendale Boulevard and Glenfeliz
the information line is 213/250-5500

On Fridays in Glendale
5–7 p.m.
On the corner of Brand …

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