Archive for December, 2006

Dec 29 2006

Weekly Digest – 12/29/06

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This week on Uprising —

* US/NATO Operation in Afghanistan Reminiscent of Soviet Occupation
* Suspicious Shrimp – a new report by Food and Water Watch
* Re-Imagining Progressive Politics in an Age of Fantasy
* This week’s commentaries, Empire Notes and Black …

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Dec 29 2006

Environmental Wrapup of 2006

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GUEST: Jim Motavalli, Editor of E/The Environmental Magazine

With the new year around the corner, we end today’s show taking a look at the state of the planet’s environment. Among the coverage we’ve done on Uprising this year has been the British Stern report on the economic impact of climate change, a look at whether …

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Dec 29 2006

Eve Ensler – Insecure At Last

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Insecure at LastGUEST: Eve Ensler, award winning playwright of the Vagina Monologues, founder of V-Day, and author of “Insecure at Last: Losing It in Our Security-Obsessed World”

At a time when the words “Orange Alert” have entered our daily lexicon, and the Bush administration’s “war on terror” has turned into a “war of terror,” acclaimed playwright …

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Dec 29 2006

Black Agenda Report on Somalia

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GUEST: Glen Ford is a writer and radio commentator and the Executive Editor of The Black Agenda Report

This week’s commentary is called “Somalia Victimized by U.S., Ethiopia and Their Warlord Allies.” Visit www.blackagendareport.com for more information. …

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Dec 29 2006

Little Children

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Little ChildrenGUESTS: Todd Field, Director of Little Children, and Writer Tom Perotta, author of several books including Little Children, and Election.

One of the best reviewed movies this year, Little Children, has been recognised with Golden Globe nominations for Best film/Drama, Best Actress/Drama for Kate Winslet, and best screenplay. Little Children is based on …

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Dec 29 2006

December 29, 2006

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“Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money.” — Cree Indian Proverb …

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Dec 28 2006

Press Freedom Threatened in Watada Court Martial

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Lt WatadaGUEST: Sarah Olson, independent journalist and radio producer

When US Army Lt. Ehren Watada refused deployment to Iraq earlier this year, anti-war activists rejoiced. Watada is the highest-ranking member of the military to express his opposition to the war. The US Army is now going to court martial Watada. In doing so, they have targeted …

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Dec 28 2006

Outsiders Within: Transracial Adoption

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Outsiders WithinGUESTS: Sun Yung Shin, editor of “Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption,” Shannon Gibney, adoptee and one of the authors in “Outsiders Within”

What do Hollywood movie stars Angelina Jolie, Julie Andrews, Meg Ryan, Ewan McGregor, and pop icon Madonna have in common? They are all the parents of adopted children of …

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Dec 28 2006

Empire Notes on Keith Ellison

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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 Keith Ellison.

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

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Dec 28 2006

Radical Day in History – 12/28/06

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