Archive for April, 2007

Apr 27 2007

Radical Day in History – 04/27/07

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… about LAPD and the Nation of Islam .

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Apr 27 2007

April 27, 2007

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“Come on, America: I’m your piñata… I welcome any and all questions. Shake me enough, and I’ll give you the goods on my glorious race. But be careful: this piñata hits back.” — Gustavo Arellano, from his introduction to ¡Ask a Mexican! …

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Apr 26 2007

Govt Agencies Impact Media Access

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Stop Big MediaGUESTS: Harold Feld, Senior Vice President of Media Access Project, Craig Aaron, Communications Director of Free Press

We begin the show today with a round up of recent media news. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), recently announced an auction involving 60 MHz of spectrum at the 700 MHz band that broadcasters are …

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Apr 26 2007

A One Man Revolution

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One Man RevolutionGUEST: Tom Morello, former member of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave, now “The Nightwatchman”

Musician and political activist Tom Morello has just released his first solo album, “One Man Revolution,” as his alter ego, “The Nightwatchman.” Perhaps best known for his innovative guitar solos and heavy rock riffs, Tom Morello turns …

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Apr 26 2007

K-Town’s Assi Market Settles Labor Suit

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Assi MarketGUEST: Max Mariscal, former Assi Market worker, and organizer with KIWA

On Tuesday, Koreatown’s Assi Supermarket agreed to settle a class action lawsuit with former employees for just under a million and a half dollars. Former workers of Assi Supermarket, one of Koreatown’s largest community-owned businesses, cited management’s racial discrimination and unpaid …

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Apr 26 2007

Radical Day in History – 04/26/07

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… about the Battle of Sand Butte – Modoc War .

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Apr 26 2007

April 26, 2007

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“The strongest bond of human sympathy outside the family relation should be one uniting working people of all nations and tongues and kindreds.” –- Abraham Lincoln …

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Apr 25 2007

Examining Yeltsin’s Real Legacy

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YeltsinGUEST: David Kotz, Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, co-author with Fred Weir of “Russia’s Path From Gorbachev to Putin”

Former Russian President Boris Yeltsin’s funeral was held today as the Kremlin declared a national day of mourning. Yeltsin died of heart failure at the age of 76 last Monday. The …

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Apr 25 2007

Southern California Library: A Hidden Treasure

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GUESTS: Yusef Omowale, Director, and Michelle Welsing, Communications Director of the Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research

Housing a veritable “people’s history of Los Angeles,” the Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research is a hidden treasure in LA. Founded by Emil Freed more than 40 years ago, the library houses …

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Apr 25 2007

Activists Across the Border Make Links Between Trade and Immigration

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LA Immigration marchesGUESTS: David Bacon, US-based labor photojournalist and author, Juan Manual Sandoval, a leading social activist and academic in Mexico City

After more than a year of debate and discussion, Congress is offering the bi-partisan STRIVE act as their best compromise on immigration reform. The “Security Through Regularized Immigration and a Vibrant Economy” Act …

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