Archive for January, 2007

Jan 29 2007

Where’s the Fruit?

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GUEST: Leslie Mikkelsen, co-author of the study, “Where’s the Fruit?” Managing Director of the Prevention Institute

According to a recently released study by The Prevention Institute and the Strategic Alliance for Healthy Food and Activity Environments, over half of the most prominently advertised children’s foods featuring fruits in their packaging actually contain no fruit ingredients. The …

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Jan 29 2007

Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes

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GUESTS: Byron Hurt, film maker, Dr. Cathy Cohen, Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago and Principal Investigator of the Black Youth Project

Byron Hurt’s new documentary “Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes,” will premiere tomorrow in Los Angeles. Hurt’s documentary explores the conceptualizations of manhood, sexism, and homophobia in rap music and Hip-Hop …

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Jan 29 2007

Empire Notes on Our Ignorance of Muslims

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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 our ignorance of Muslims.

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

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Jan 29 2007

Radical Day in History – 1/29/07

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Jan 26 2007

Weekly Digest – 01/26/07

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This week on Uprising —

* Immigration Reform, Bush, and the 110th Congress
* Empire Notes on the State of the Union
* Clinton Announces Bid for Presidency
* Black Agenda Report on Self-Determination
* Blood of the Earth – a Conversation with Dilip …

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Jan 26 2007

American Fascists

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American FascistsGUEST: Chris Hedges, author of “War is a Force that Gives us Meaning,” and “Losing Moses on the Freeway,” was a war correspondent for 15 years and reported for the New York Times

Chris Hedges, veteran journalist and author, has just released his newest book, on the dangers of the Christian right in the United …

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Jan 26 2007

Black Agenda Report on Self-Determination

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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 self-determination. Visit www.blackagendareport.com for more information. …

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Jan 26 2007

Anti-war Convergence Across US

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Antiwar LAGUEST: Jabbar McGruder, Iraq Veterans Against the War

Thousands are expected to take to the streets of Los Angeles this Saturday to send a clear message to the Democratic controlled Congress and President Bush to bring all US troops home immediately and cut off funding for the war in Iraq. The demonstrations in LA and …

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Jan 26 2007

January 26, 2007

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“The pioneers of a warless world are the youth that refuse military service.” — Albert Einstein …

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Jan 25 2007

Blood of the Earth

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hiroGUEST: Dilip Hiro, writes regularly for the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Observer, Sunday Telegraph, Guardian, and The Nation. His 28 books include The Iranian Labyrinth, Secrets and Lies: Operation “Iraqi Freedom” and The Essential Middle East: A Comprehensive Guide.

Prolific writer and journalist Dilip Hiro has just released a new book, …

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