Archive for August, 2007

Aug 30 2007

Radical Day in History – 8/30/07

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… about Thurgood Marshall.

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Aug 30 2007

August 31st, 2007

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“Our visions begin with our desires” — Audre Lourde …

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Aug 29 2007

August 29th, 2007

“Find out just what a people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them; and these will continue till they are resisted with either words or blows, or with both.” – Frederick Douglass …

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Aug 29 2007

Know What I Mean? (Rebroadcast)

Michael Eric DysonGUEST: Michael Eric Dyson, author of “Know What I Mean? Reflections on Hip Hop” and Professor of Theology, English, and African American Studies at Georgetown University

The topic of hip hop as a means of social and political expression is something we have covered often on Uprising. Ever since it’s inception in the 1970s in New York’s West Bronx, Hip …

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Aug 28 2007

August 28th, 2007

Subversive Thoughts | Published 28 Aug 2007, 11:41 am | Comments Off on August 28th, 2007 -

“It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.” – Henry Ford …

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Aug 28 2007

Katrina: Two Years Later

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GUESTS: Jeffrey Buchanan, Communications Officer for the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial and Co-author of the report “Where did the Katrina money go?” Darryl Malek-Wiley, Environmental Justice Organizer with Sierra Club

On the eve of the second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, organizers and residents of New Orleans are demanding rights for displaced residents. A two-day, “Bring Our …

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Aug 28 2007

Deaths on the Arizona-Mexico Border

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GUEST: Raquel Rubio Goldsmith, Coordinator of the Binational Migration Institute at the University of Arizona

Nearly 200 hundred bodies have been recovered this year on the Arizona-Mexico border according to Tuscon based human rights group, Derechos Humanos. This most recent figure brings the total number of recorded deaths on the border to 5,000 since the …

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Aug 28 2007

Sub-prime Mortgages and the Call for a Moratorium

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GUEST: Bob Gnaizda, Greenlining instutite

Consumer advocates have called for a moratorium on home foreclosures, as they warn that California will face many more next year. The reason cited for the projected increase of foreclosures is that homeowners are expected to be hit with payment increases brought on by subprime loans and risky mortgages. The call for …

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Aug 28 2007

Empire Notes on Bush’s Vietnam Analogy

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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 commentary is on Bush’s Vietnam Analogy

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

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Aug 28 2007

Radical Day in History – 8/28/07

Feature Stories | Published 28 Aug 2007, 11:37 am | Comments Off on Radical Day in History – 8/28/07 -

… about The Death of Emmett Till.

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