Archive for January, 2007

Jan 31 2007

Marcha Migrante II

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GUEST: Enrique Morones, President and Founder of Border Angels

The Bush administration is seeking to propose an increase that would nearly double the cost of applying for U.S. citizenship while significantly raising fees for other immigration services. The director of the Citizenship and Immigration Services, Emilio Gonzalez, is expected to announce the proposal for immigration …

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Jan 31 2007

The Stuggle for a Living Wage Ordinance

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GUEST: James Elmendorf, Senior Policy Analyst, Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy, LAANE

Los Angeles City Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will hold a press conference later on this morning to make a major announcement on a living wage ordinance for LAX area hotel workers. The Los Angeles City Council was to decide by today …

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Jan 31 2007

Skin Tone and Wages

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GUEST: Dr. Joni Hersch, Professor of Law and Economics, Vanderbilt University

We will start today by examing one of the tenants that supports the the American myth of “meritocracy.” According to Thomas Shapiro of Brandeis university, the wealth gap in the US is not just a story of merit and achievement, it’s also …

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Jan 31 2007

Radical Day in History – 01/31/07

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… on Mae West’s Play, “The Drag”.

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Jan 30 2007

Conversation with Sonia Nimr

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Palestinian childrenGUEST: Dr. Sonia Nimr is a historian; she teaches at Birzeit University in Palestine, and has been active in Palestinan’s politics for over 40 years, co-author with Elizabeth Laird of “A Little Piece of Ground”

Armed men loyal to Hamas and Fatah battled each other across the Gaza Strip early yesterday, attacking security compounds, …

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Jan 30 2007

Women in Black Boycotts Israeli Philharmonic

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Disney hallGUEST: Karin Pally, Women in Black

The Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra has been performing at the Disney Hall in Downtown LA. But it’s not just attracting music lovers. The Los Angeles affiliate of the International Women in Black organization has been protesting the LA Philharmonic, calling on it to take a stand against occupation. Women …

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Jan 30 2007

LA Homeless Sweeps Continue

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LA HomelessGUEST: Becky Dennison, Co-Director of the Los Angeles Community Action Network

Last week, a special census was conducted by paid homeless workers and volunteers to determine the number of homeless persons in Los Angeles County. Though many homeless advocates note that determining the exact numbers of a homeless population is difficult due to their …

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Jan 30 2007

Radical Day in History – 01/30/07

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… on the first Jazz record.

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Jan 30 2007

January 30, 2007

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“Look at situations as contingent, not as inevitable, look at them as the result of a series of historical choices made by men and women, as facts of society made by human beings, and not as natural or god-given, therefore unchangeable, permanent, irreversible.” – Edward Said. …

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Jan 29 2007

Federal Minimum Wage Increase?

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GUESTS: Besty Leondar Wright, co-author of The Color of Wealth, Rev. Stephen Copley, Let Justice Roll

Two weeks ago, Democrats in the House voted to raise the minimum wage. However, Republicans in the Senate are now trying to kill the legislation in all but killing the hope for a minimum wage increase …

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