Archive for September, 2007

Sep 27 2007

Radical Day in History – 9/27/07

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… about The First Santa Clause School.

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Sep 26 2007

September 26th, 2007

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“The rich gamble everything for their own defense/ And confuse democracy with insolence” — Victor Jara …

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Sep 26 2007

Burmese Military Violently Cracks Down on Protests

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GUEST:Edith Mirante, Director of Project MAJE, and author of “Down the Rathole”

The Burmese ruling military junta cracked down violently on anti-government protests today as deaths, injuries and hundreds of arrests have been reported. Troops fired shots in the air, clubbed protesters, and made arrests to disperse crowds gathering in the former capital city of Rangoon. …

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Sep 26 2007

The Los Angeles Academy of Arts & Enterprise

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GUEST:Moctesuma Esparza, Filmmaker

Award-winning filmmaker Moctesuma Esparza fulfilled a dream this year with the opening of The Los Angeles Academy of Arts & Enterprise, a new charter school in downtown LA, near Lafayette Park. The school provides a rigorous college preparatory curriculum that emphasizes arts and business. In addition to the core subjects, all students …

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Sep 26 2007

¡Victor Jara Presente! ¡Ahora y Siempre!

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GUEST:Pilar Diaz, Lead Singer of Los Abandoned

Following the September 11th military coup in Chile thirty-four years ago, thousands of political leftists were detained, tortured and disappeared. Among the many who suffered such a fate was acclaimed singer-poet Victor Jara. By dedicating his songs to the campaigns of the disposed socialist president, Salvador Allende, Jara became …

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Sep 26 2007

Radical Day in History – 9/26/07

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… about The Geneva Declaration of the Rights of the Child.

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Sep 25 2007

September 25th, 2007

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“As long as you continue to have countries dangling a cigarette from their mouth, you cannot tell everybody not to smoke with a high degree of credibility.” — Mohamed ElBaradei, General Director of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

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Sep 25 2007

Ahmadinejad’s New York Visit Stirs Controversy

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GUEST: Stephen Zunes, Middle East Editor for Foreign Policy in Focus

Amid protests yesterday afternoon, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addressed the campus of Colombia University. Being introduced by university president Lee Bollinger as a leader who has behaved liked a “petty and cruel dictator,” Ahmadinejad spoke to various issues. In his address he defended his nation’s …

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Sep 25 2007

Interpret This: Court Translators Go on Strike

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GUEST: Silvia Bardon, President of the California Federation of Interpreters, which is affiliated with the Communication Workers of America.

Southern California court interpreters have been on strike for more than two weeks. Ninety-four percent of the Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Superior Court interpreters chose to strike – withholding their labor in what …

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Sep 25 2007

Multiracial Delegation Prepares to Visit Jena

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GUEST:Dele Aileman, a representative from the Journey for Justice, the coalition planning the trip to Jena, Louisiana

Thousands of protesters gathered in Jena, Louisiana last week demanding justice for the “Jena Six.” The tiny town has become a symbol for the racism that is inherent in the criminal justice system. In the latest turn of events …

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