Archive for May, 2007

May 31 2007

Zoellick Nominated to Lead World Bank

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ZoellickGUESTS: Jo Marie Griesgraber, Executive Director of New Rules for Global Finance Coalition, Ruth Castel-Branco, Outreach/Communications Coordinator, 50 Years Is Enough Network

On Wednesday, President Bush nominated Robert B. Zoellick as a candidate for Managing Director of the World Bank. Zoellick had previously served in high-ranking foreign policy and economic policy posts under three …

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May 31 2007

ACLU Files Suit Against Boeing Subsidiary for Torture Flights

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Extraordinary renditionGUEST: Steven Watt, Staff Attorney for the ACLU’s Human Rights Program

Yesterday, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit against a subsidiary of Boeing Corporation for its participation in the U.S. government’s “extraordinary rendition” program. Jeppesen Dataplan Incorporated is being sued on behalf of three men who the ACLU said were abducted …

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May 31 2007

30 Years Since Alex Haley’s Roots

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Alex Haley's RootsGUEST: Bill Haley, Alex Haley’s son

Thirty years ago this year, the mini series based on Alex Haley’s ground breaking book, “Roots: The Saga of an American Family,” aired on television in the US, casting a spell across the country. Alex Haley traced his ancestry back to a proud African tribesman named Kunta …

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May 31 2007

Radical Day in History – 05/31/07

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… about the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921.

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May 31 2007

May 31, 2007

Subversive Thoughts | Published 31 May 2007, 9:02 am | Comments Off on May 31, 2007 -

“The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” — Fyodor Dostoyevsky …

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May 30 2007

Interventions By Noam Chomsky

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InterventionsGUEST: Noam Chomsky, has taught Linguistics and Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for more than 50 years, author of dozens of books including “Hegemony or Survival,” and “Failed States”

Since 2002, the New York Times Syndicate has been distributing op-eds written by the pre-eminent foreign policy critic and scholar of our time, Noam …

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May 30 2007

RCTV Taken Off the Air in Venezuela

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RCTV demonstratorsGUEST: Gregory Wilpert, editor of VenezuelaAnalysis.com

Earlier in the week Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez refused to renew the license for the TV station Radio Caracas Television, known as RCTV) VHF. RCTV was the nation’s oldest private broadcaster, operating since 1953 and had a record of airing mostly right wing view points. During the …

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May 30 2007

9ine Digits Away From My Dream

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nullGUESTS: Sara Guerrero, Artistic Director of Breath of Fire Latina Ensemble Theater and Executive Producer of 9 Digits Away From my Dream, Angela Cruz, Director, Aldo Sanchez plays Rene, Elizabeth Blanchard plays Ms. Jones

In a recent editorial to the Los Angeles Times, California State Senator Gil Cedillo defended his proposed Dream Act against the paper’s …

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May 30 2007

Radical Day in History – 05/30/07

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… about the New York Conspiracy Trials .

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May 30 2007

May 30, 2007

“To challenge power is not just an opportunity, it’s a responsibility.” — Noam Chomsky …

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