Archive for November, 2006

Nov 30 2006

Elections in Ecuador and Venezuela

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Rafael CooreaGUEST: Mark Weisbrot, Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research

Leftist candidate Rafael Correa was declared the winner of Ecuador’s heated election this past Tuesday. His election comes on the heels of Nicaragua’s election of Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega, and joins other left leaning regimes such as Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Bolivia, and …

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Nov 30 2006

World AIDS Day Marked in Los Angeles

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World AIDS DayGUESTS: Elizabeth Marte, Peer Outreach Advocate with Women Alive, Monique Collins, Office of AIDS Programs and Policy with Los Angeles County

This Friday marks International World AIDS Day and campaigns across the globe are rallying under the theme of “accountability.” This year also marks the 25th anniversary of the first identification of the AIDS virus. …

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Nov 30 2006

Reportback from AMARC Conference

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AMARCGUESTS: Mansoor Sabbagh, Global Voices for Justice and a US delegate to AMARC, Elizabeth Robinson, Member of the Executive Committee and Treasurer for AMARC, and programmer at KCSB in Santa Barbara (a Pacifica affilate)

The Ninth World Conference on Community Radio Broadcasters, or AMARC as it is known by its French acronym, recently concluded in Amman, …

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Nov 30 2006

Neighborhood Peace Vigils

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 Claremont
4:30–6 p.m.
On the corner of Indian Hill Boulevard & Arrow Highway
the information line is (909) 399-3451 or …

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Nov 30 2006

November 30, 2006

Subversive Thoughts | Published 30 Nov 2006, 9:02 am | Comments Off on November 30, 2006 -

“Hear me, four quarters of the world – a relative I am! Give me the strength to walk the soft earth, a relative to all that is! Give me the eyes to see and the strength to understand, that I may be like you. With your power only, can I face the winds.” – Black Elk, an Oglala Sioux holy man who died in 1950. …

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Nov 28 2006

November 28, 2006

Subversive Thoughts | Published 28 Nov 2006, 9:50 am | Comments Off on November 28, 2006 -

“It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood…War is hell.” — General William Tecumseh Sherman …

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Nov 28 2006

From Vietnam to Iraq: Preserving the Archives

Sir! No Sir!GUESTS: David Zeiger, writer, director and producer of “Sir! No Sir!” and Patricia Foulkrod, producer and director of “The Ground Truth”

The voices of people affected by war, whether they are victims or soldiers, have been preserved in the Archives, particularly from the era of the Vietnam war. Today the US is once more deep inside a war that …

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Nov 27 2006

Homeless Group Demands Meeting with Villaraigosa

LA Homeless on Skid RowGUESTS: David Busch and Frank Tamborello with WorkingDemocracy!

Los Angeles City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo recently filed criminal charges against Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Bellflower for improperly discharging a 63-year-old homeless woman on Skid Row last March. But Delgadillo came under fire for his actions. Hospital officials and homeless activists are accusing him …

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Nov 27 2006

Kill the Messenger

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kill the messengerGUEST: Nick Schou, award winning investigative reporter for the OC Weekly

It has been a decade this year, since the late Gary Webb, authored a three-part investigative series titled “Dark Alliance,” in the San Jose Mercury News. The series highlighted the connection between the US CIA, the Contras, and Crack Cocaine. The controversial …

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Nov 27 2006

Imams Arrested on US Airways for Praying

GUEST: Ahilan Arulantham, Staff attorney at ACLU of Southern California, Bushra Khan, with the Arizona Chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations

Six Muslim imams were removed from a US Airways flight last week in Minnesota for what they said was nothing more than trying to say evening prayers. The scholars were attempting to fly …

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