Archive for July, 2007

Jul 31 2007

Uprising T-shirt Special

Uprising TshirtsBuy your very own Uprising T-shirt for only $6 each! In a special online offer, the Uprising crew are offering T-shirts left over from KPFK’s recent fund drive, to our listeners. We’re offering the last of the limited-edition shirts at cost, which is only $6 each. The shirts are available in sizes X-large, Large, Medium, Small, and women’s Baby Doll Ts (large).

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Jul 31 2007

No End in Sight

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No End in SightGUEST: Charles Ferguson, Writer, Director, and Producer of “No End In Sight”

Oxfam and a network of about 80 aid agencies issued a report yesterday warning of a serious humanitarian crisis unfolding in Iraq. The crisis puts almost 8 million Iraqis at risk, which is a quarter of the population. Meanwhile …

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Jul 31 2007

Study: California Voting Machines Can Be Hacked

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marchGUEST: Jim March, Board of Directors of Black Box Voting

A day long hearing was held in Sacramento yesterday to assess the findings of a recent University of California study on this state’s voting machines. Commissioned by Secretary of State Debora Bowen, the study found three certified voting machine systems to have faulty security …

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Jul 31 2007

Concerns Over Proposed U.S. Middle East Arms Deal

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Rice and GatesGUESTS: William Hartung, Project Director of the New America Foundation, Senior Fellow at the World Policy Institute, Retired Lieutenant General Robert Gard, Senior Military Fellow at the Center for Arms Control and Non-proliferation

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Defense Secretary Robert Gates are currently touring Arab nations being considered in a …

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Jul 31 2007

Radical Day in History – 07/31/07

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… about Puerto Rican Independence Leader Pedro Albizu Campos.

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Jul 31 2007

July 31, 2007

Subversive Thoughts | Published 31 Jul 2007, 7:34 am | Comments Off on July 31, 2007 -

“The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.” — Joseph Stalin …

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Jul 30 2007

U.S. Based Company Cleared of War Crimes in Colombia

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murdered union leadersGUEST: Daniel Kovalick, an attorney with United Steelworkers

Last Thursday, jurors in a civil trial acquitted Alabama based coal company, Drummond Incorporated, of war crimes related to the 2001 killings of three Colombian union leaders. The trial against Drummond was the first ever to utilize the Alien Torts Claim Act, originally passed …

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Jul 30 2007

IAEA Marks its 50th Anniversary

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IAEAGUESTS: Kalea Matsakis, Media Networks Director of Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety, Jonathan Granoff, President of the Global Security Institute, Senior Advisor of the American Bar Association’s Committee on Arms Control and National Security, Vice President of the NGO Committee on Disarmament at the U.N.

The United Nation’s International Atomic Energy Agency, or IAEA, celebrated …

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Jul 30 2007

New Feminist Magazine Hits the Stands

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Make/shiftGUESTS: Jessica Hoffman, Stephanie Abraham, members of the Editorial Collective at make/shift Magazine

The era of independent publishing has been in peril for years now. Independent bookstores have been shutting down rapidly. Independent book publishers are financially struggling, and independent media in general have trouble reaching a sufficient subscriber base. This April we covered the …

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Jul 30 2007

Empire Notes on Impeachment

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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 about Impeachment.

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

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