Archive for May, 2007

May 29 2007

Bus Riders Union Fights Fare Hikes

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Bus RidersGUEST: Francisca Porchas, Lead organizer with the Bus Riders Union

Last Thursday, the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority approved a compromise deal that will raise bus and rail fares. The decision was reached following a day-long public hearing in which nearly 1500 people from the community attended to largely voice their opposition to the …

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May 29 2007

Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters

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Perfect Girls, Starving DaughtersGUEST: Courtney E. Martin, journalist, film maker, teacher and author of “Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters: The Frightening New Normalcy of Hating Your Body.” She has written for Newsweek, New York Times, and the Village Voice, and is an adjunct professor of Women’s Studies at Hunter College

“Most women spend at least … about …

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May 29 2007

Immigrant Rights Groups Denounce Senate Bill

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Senate Immigration BillGUESTS: Lee Siu Hin, National Coordinator of the National Immigrant Solidarity Network, Arnoldo Garcia, Enforcement Project Director with the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

As the House and Senate recess this week, immigrant rights advocates around the country are taking a good hard look at SB 1438, a bill passed by …

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May 29 2007

Empire Notes on Democratic Capitulation

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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 Democratic Capitulation.

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

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May 29 2007

Radical Day in History – 05/29/07

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… about the Bonus Army Protest in D.C. .

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May 29 2007

May 29, 2007

Subversive Thoughts | Published 29 May 2007, 9:00 am | Comments Off on May 29, 2007 -

“Our inequality materializes our upper class, vulgarizes our middle class and brutalizes our lower class.” — Matthew Arnold. …

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May 25 2007

Weekly Digest – 05/25/07

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This week on Uprising:

* A one hour special on Global Warming and Specific Solutions to Stop the Planet from Burning – a Conversation with George Monbiot.

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May 21 2007

Uprising Out from 05/22 – 05/28

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The Uprising Crew is taking a much-needed vacation! Sonali and Gabriel will be out of the studios starting Tuesday May 22nd. We’ll be back live on KPFK on Tuesday May 29th. Instead of Uprising, the 7 am editions of Morning Review will run special two hour shows from 7-9 am each day this week starting Tuesday. …

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May 21 2007

Heat: How to Stop the Planet from Burning

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Heat: How to Stop the Planet from BurningGUEST: George Monbiot, weekly columnist for the Guardian Newspaper, author of “Heat: How to Stop the Planet from Burning”

Most KPFK listeners know well the reality and danger of the warming of the planet, and that this global warming is happening as a direct result of human behavior through the burning of fossil fuels …

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May 21 2007

Radical Day in History – 05/21/07

… about the White Night Riots .

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