Archive for March, 2007

Mar 30 2007

Weekly Digest – 03/30/07

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This week on Uprising:

* Escalating Tensions Over Britons Detained in Iran
* Empire Notes on the fight over Iraq Appropriations
* Immokalee Workers’ Next Target: McDonald’s
* Black Agenda Report on Alberto Gonzalez
* Anti Porn Law Struck Down in the Name of …

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Mar 30 2007

Monbiot: Biofuels Threaten Food Supplies and Forests, Worsen Global Warming

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Bio-fuelsGUEST: George Monbiot, columnist for the Guardian Newspaper in Britain, author of several books including, “The Age of Consent: a manifesto for a new world order”

The Bush administration wants to cut gasoline consumption by 20 percent over the next 10 years and instead raise the production of alternative fuels, including bio-fuels like ethanol, to …

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Mar 30 2007

LA Board of Education Renews Academia’s Charter

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GUEST: Marcos Aguilar, Principal of Academia Semillas del Pueblo

The Los Angeles Board of Education voted yesterday to renew the charter of Academia Semillas del Pueblo for another five years. The 5-2 decision came just weeks after district staff had recommended non-renewal to the board on the basis of low test scores. However, in light …

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Mar 30 2007

Congress Offers More Subsidies to Factory Farms

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Ferd HoefnerGUEST: Ferd Hoefner, Policy Director at the Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

Discussions for the upcoming 2007 Farm Bill have begun among government officials, legislators and special interest groups. Every five years the Farm Bill, which is essentially a collection of laws that set the overall direction of U.S. agriculture policy, comes up for Congressional …

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Mar 30 2007

Black Agenda Report on Alberto Gonzalez

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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 about Alberto Gonzalez. Visit www.blackagendareport.com for more information.

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Mar 30 2007

Radical Day in History – 03/30/07

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… about The US Purchase of Alaska.

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Mar 30 2007

March 30, 2007

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“The sinister idea of converting food into combustible was definitively established as the economic line of the foreign policy of the United States. Apply this recipe to the countries of the Third World and you will see how many people among the hungry masses of our planet will no longer consume corn… Or even worse: by offering financing to poor countries to produce ethanol from corn or any other kind of food no tree will …

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Mar 30 2007

KPFK Screening of Crossing Arizona

Crossing ArizonaKPFK Pacifica Radio and El Centro Cultural de Mexico present a screening of the award winning film on undocumented immigration, “Crossing Arizona,” which Uprising featuring during the February 2007 Funddrive.

The screening will be held on Friday March 30th at 7pm at El Centro Cultural de Mexico, 310 W 5th street in Santa Ana, CA 92701 (near the corner of Broadway and 5th street).

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Mar 29 2007

Escalating Tensions Over Britons Detained in Iran

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IranGUEST: Reese Erlich, author of the upcoming book, “The Iran Agenda: The Truth Behind US Policy and the Middle East Crisis; ” his latest article on Iran, called “Brad Pitt and the Girl Guerrillas,” appears in Mother Jones Magazine

Britain said today it would seek help from the United Nations against Iran in the dispute …

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Mar 29 2007

A Single Woman

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A Single WomanGUESTS: Jeanmarie Simpson is founding artistic director of the Nevada Shakespeare Company, wrote the play, A Single Woman, and plays the role of Jeanette Rankin, Kamala Lopez-Dawson, producer and director of the film, A Single Woman

In 1916, schoolteacher, seamstress, and suffragette, Jeanette Rankin became the first woman elected to the U.S. Congress and …

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