Archive for September, 2006

Sep 28 2006

September 28, 2006

Subversive Thoughts | Published 28 Sep 2006, 9:14 am | Comments Off on September 28, 2006 -

“Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate” – Betrand Russell …

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Sep 27 2006

Largest Civil Disobedience in LA’s History

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Hotel Workers RisingGUEST: Maria Elena Durazo, Executive Director of the L.A. County Federation of Labor

On Thursday September 28th the immigrant rights movement plan to hold the largest act of civil disobedience on record in the history of Los Angeles. Demonstrators will march on the Century Corridor near Los Angeles International Airport. LAX Century Corridor is …

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Sep 27 2006

Jacked: How “Conservatives” Are Picking Your Pocket

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JackedGUEST: Nomi Prins, author of “Jacked: How ‘Conservatives’ are Picking your Pocket (Even if you didn’t Vote for Them),” and a senior fellow at Demos, a public policy think tank in New York City

As we come upon the Congressional elections in November, Republicans are gearing up to fight to keep control of Congress. A new …

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Sep 27 2006

Walking a Nuclear Tightrope

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Walking a Nuclear TightropeGUEST: David Lochbaum, author of a new report called “Walking a Nuclear Tightrope,” and Director of the Nuclear Safety Project at the Union of Concerned Scientists

No U.S. nuclear power reactor has experienced significant core damage since the partial meltdown at Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island (TMI) in 1979. Does this mean that …

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Sep 27 2006

Black Agenda Radio on “The US Against the World”

Black Agenda Report,Commentaries | Published 27 Sep 2006, 9:19 am | Comments Off on Black Agenda Radio on “The US Against the World” -

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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 called:

The U.S. Against the World

Let us return to the United Nations forum, a place where the United States has felt above inhabiting since shortly after the U.S. and its war-time allies created …

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Sep 27 2006

September 27, 2006

Subversive Thoughts | Published 27 Sep 2006, 9:18 am | Comments Off on September 27, 2006 -

“Human history begins with man’s act of disobedience which is at the very same time the beginning of his freedom and development of his reason.” — Erich Fromm, Psychoanalysis and Religion …

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Sep 26 2006

Canadian Democracy in Better Shape than US

I just returned from a five day book tour on the East Coast of Canada with my partner and co-author, Jim Ingalls. We were there to promote our new book, “Bleeding Afghanistan: Washington, Warlords, and the Propaganda of Silence.” Despite the fact that Canadian troops in Afghanistan number only 2,300 compared to the US’s 20,000, there is a far more vibrant nation-wide debate about the presence of Canadian troops in Afghanistan, compared to here …

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Sep 26 2006

Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace

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Maxine Hong KingstonGUEST: Maxine Hong Kingston, editor of “Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace,” author of many books including Warrior Woman, China Men, and The Fifth Book of Peace

Maxine Hong Kingston is a well-known writer and poet based in Oakland, California. In 1976 she wrote the acclaimed novel, The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood …

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Sep 26 2006

Empire Notes on War on Terror – Part 4

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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 part 4, on the “War on Terror.”

Empire Notes is online at www.empirenotes.org. …

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Sep 26 2006

Driving Poor: LA’s Taxi Workers Continue to Struggle

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LATWAGUESTS: Zahid Butt, member of the Los Angeles Taxi Workers Alliance, Gary Blasi, UCLA Professor and co-author of the report, “Driving Poor,” Associate Director of the Institute of Industrial Relations

This afternoon, the Los Angeles Taxi Workers Alliance, or LATWA, will be holding a community hearing calling for reforms to the Taxicab Industry. Panelists …

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