Archive for September, 2007

Sep 28 2007

Weekly Digest – 09/28/07

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This week on Uprising:

* No End in Sight for Guantanamo
* Black Agenda Report on the Jena Six
* Haiti: An Unbroken Agony
* Empire Notes on Protests in Burma
* Iraq’s Continuing Displacement Crises

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Sep 28 2007

September 28th, 2007

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“We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.” — Anne Frank

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Sep 28 2007

No End in Sight for Guantanamo

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GUEST: Karen J. Greenberg, Executive Director of the Center on Law and Security at New York University, and editor of various books such “The Torture Papers.”

Earlier this week, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said that he would like to see the closure of the U.S. detention center in Guantanamo. According to Secretary Gates, the Bush Administration and …

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Sep 28 2007

Gene Boy Came Home

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GUEST: Alanis Obomsawin, First Nations Documentary Filmmaker

In a new documentary called “Gene Boy Came Home”, acclaimed filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin turns her camera on the ugliness of war through the eyes of one survivor. When he was 15, Eugene Benedict left the Odanak reserve in Canada to find work in the United States. At 17, he accepted …

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Sep 28 2007

Come Together Festival

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GUESTS:Laura Cambron and Miguel Paredes, with The LA Circle

Community organizations, artists, and fair trade vendors are joining together this Sunday to celebrate the City of Los Angeles and its residents. The invitation is extended to all communities in the greater L.A. area to the “Come Together Festival” – to bring together various communities who otherwise …

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Sep 28 2007

Black Agenda Report on the Jena Six

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GUEST: Glen Ford is a writer and radio commentator and the Executive Editor of The Black Agenda Report

This week’s commentary is about White Man’s Wars. Visit www.blackagendareport.com for more information. …

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Sep 28 2007

Radical Day in History – 9/28/07

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… about The Battle of Palo Duro Canyon.

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Sep 27 2007

September 27th, 2007

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“They won’t break my spirit. I won’t let them do that. They can do what they will with me, but I won’t concede my spirit.” — Political Prisoner Bobby Sands

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Sep 27 2007

UAW – GM Reach a Tentative Agreement

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GUEST:Susan Helper, professor of regional economic development at Case Western University in Ohio

A two-day national strike against General Motors Corporation came to an end early Wednesday morning after the United Auto Workers reached a tentative agreement. Though full details of the new contract have not been made available, the two sides are said to have …

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Sep 27 2007

Silence is Defeat: Former Political Prisoner Sherman Austin

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GUEST:Sherman Austin, activist, musician

Former political prisoner Sherman Austin’s new record, “Silence is Defeat: The Album the FBI Doesn’t Want You to Hear” will be released this Saturday, September 29 in LA. Sherman first gained national attention in 2002 when the FBI ransacked his home and eventually held him in 24-hour lock down in 2002 in …

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