Archive for December, 2006

Dec 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 Alhambra
6:30 to 8:30pm
Main Street and Garfield Avenue
in front of Edwards Stadium 14 Theater

On Fridays in Belmont Shore
7 to 9 …

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Dec 28 2006

December 28, 2006

Subversive Thoughts | Published 28 Dec 2006, 9:08 am | Comments Off on December 28, 2006 -

“The voices of transracial adoptees have been silenced, our experiences have been overshadowed and overruled by the glossy public image created by adoption agencies and sometimes even our own families. Our overall goal has been to provide a counter-narrative to the dominant story, which has been about us but not authored by us. We are not objects but rather subjects in our own histories. Our lives are impacted by the larger forces of colonization, racism, …

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Dec 27 2006

Dream: Re-imagining Progressive Politics

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DreamGUEST: Stephen Duncombe teaches history and politics of media and culture at the Gallatin School of New York University and author of “Dream: Re-imagining Progressive Politics in an Age of Fantasy”

A new book by Stephen Duncombe claims to be a 21st Century Manifesto for the left. “Dream: Re-imagining Progressive Politics in an Age …

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Dec 27 2006

First of “L.A. Eight” Wins Citizenship

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GUEST: Aiad Barakat, one of the “L.A. Eight”

In 1987, seven Palestinians and a Kenyan were detained by the government in Los Angeles, in a case that became known as the “L.A. Eight.” The government claimed that the LA Eight raised funds for the “Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine,” a radical offshoot …

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Dec 27 2006

US/NATO Operation in Afghanistan Reminiscent of Soviet Occupation

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Soviet soldierGUEST: Nikolai Lanine, former Soviet soldier who served in Afghanistan

2006 has been the worst year of violence in Afghanistan with more than 3900 people killed. This represents a four-fold increase over the 1000 deaths last year. the 2006 fatalities include about 1000 civilians and 180 NATO soldiers. There were more than 115 suicide …

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Dec 27 2006

Radical Day in History – 12/27/06

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… on the Christmas Rebellion in Jamaica

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Dec 27 2006

December 27, 2006

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“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.” — Albert Einstein …

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Dec 22 2006

Weekly Digest – 12/22/06

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This week on Uprising —

* Death of Another Dictator – Ahmed Rashid and Boris Kagarlitsky on Turkmenistan’s Niyazov
* Civil War in Palestine?
* New Report Urges Action on Darfur
* The USDA Stacks the Organics Board with Business Reps
* …

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Dec 22 2006

Another Dictator Dies

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TurkmenbashiGUEST: Ahmed Rashid, Pakistani journalist and best-selling author; his books include Jihad: The Rise of Militant Islam in Central Asia; Boris Kagarlitsky, writer and political commentator, and senior research fellow at the Institute for Comparative Political Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Saparmurat Niyazov, the self-proclaimed lifetime president of Turkmenistan, died yesterday. Niyazov, who …

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Dec 22 2006

Mi Jarana es mi Fusil

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Son Del CentroGUESTS: Laura Cambron, Olin Juarez, Pedro Lopez, Carolina Martinez, and Luis Sarmiento, members of Son del Centro

Four years ago, youth in the Orange County city of Santa Ana began to explore the Veracruz based traditional music of Son Jarocho at El Centro Cultural de Mexico. They began taking music classes at …

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