Archive for February, 2007

Feb 28 2007

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 16

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Road to Guantanamo – DVD – $125

In 2001, four young British men of Pakistani origin, Ruhal Ahmed, Asif Iqbal and Shafiq Rasul and their friend, Monir, traveled to Pakistan for a wedding. While there, on a whim, they decided to travel to Afghanistan, which at the time was being bombed by US forces. Once there, they lost their friend Monir in …

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Feb 28 2007

February 28, 2007

Subversive Thoughts | Published 28 Feb 2007, 9:11 am | Comments Off on February 28, 2007 -

“Allow the President to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion, and … you allow him to make war at pleasure.” — Abraham Lincoln

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Feb 27 2007

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 15

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Game as old as empireA Game as Old as Empire: The Secret World of Economic Hit Men and the Web of Global Corruption – Hard cover book – $100

GUESTS: Antonia Juhasz, visiting scholar at Institute for Policy Studies, and contributer to “A Game as Old as Empire,” Steven Hiatt, editor of “A Game as Old as Empire”

In 2004, a man named John …

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Feb 27 2007

February 27, 2007

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“During times of war, hatred becomes quite respectable, even though it has to masquerade often under the guise of patriotism.” — Howard Thurman …

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Feb 26 2007

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 14

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Witnesses to War – DVD – $50

Bill MoyersBill Moyers has had a long and varied career that includes a stint as deputy director of the Peace Corps (1961–63). A special advisor to President Lyndon Johnson, Moyers also served as Johnson’s press secretary from 1965 to 1967. But Moyers is best known for his journalism, first in print at the Long Island, …

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Feb 26 2007

February 26, 2007

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“It’s a journalist’s job to be a witness to history. We’re not there to worry about ourselves. We’re there to try and get as near as we can, in an imperfect world, to the truth and get the truth out.” — Robert Fisk …

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Feb 23 2007

Weekly Digest – 02/23/07

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Our weekly edition is a nationally syndicated one-hour digest of the best of our daily coverage.

Audio Stream | Podcast | Mp3 Download

This week on Uprising:

Independent war reporter, Dahr Jamail exposes the brutality of the war in Iraq. Plus, the Black Agenda Report on Iraq’s oil.

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Feb 23 2007

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 11

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Say it plainUprising Celebrates Black History Month

with special guest co-host Thenmozhi Soundararajan

Say it Plain: A Century of Great African American Speeches – $100

From Marcus Garvey to Maya Angelou, the 2 CD/Book set, Say It Plain gives listeners a vivid, moving portrait of how black Americans have sounded the charge against injustice, challenging the US to try to live up …

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Feb 23 2007

February 23, 2007

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“Black Power is giving power to people who have not had power to determine their destiny.” — Huey Newton

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Feb 22 2007

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 10

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Jesus CampSpecial hour on Christian Fundamentalism

with special guest co-host Alan Minsky

Remember to make a pledge to KPFK by calling 818-985-5735 or visit www.kpfk.org.

Jesus Camp – DVD – $150

Jesus Camp is a documentary released late last year by film makers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady that looks into the often disturbing world of evangelical indoctrination of children in …

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