Archive for November, 2007

Nov 29 2007

Journalists Decry Racism in Media Coverage of Mumia

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GUEST: Hans Bennett, Journalists for Mumia

On December 6th, NBC’s Today Show will feature a new book coinciding with its release date about death-row journalist Mumia Abu Jamal. The book’s title, “Murdered by Mumia,” reveals its intent. It is co-written by the widow of the Philadelphia Police Officer that Abu Jamal was convicted of killing, Maureen Faulkner, and conservative radio …

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Nov 29 2007

Mumia Abu Jamal on The Obama Factor

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MumiaGUEST: Mumia Abu Jamal, political prisoner and award winning journalist

Mumia Abu Jamal is an award winning journalist and political prisoner. Today’s commentary is called The Obama Factor.

Listen to Mumia’s audio commentaries at www.prisonradio.org. …

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Nov 29 2007

Radical Day in History – 11/29/07

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… about the Zong Massacre

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Nov 29 2007

November 29, 2007

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“AIDS is essentially a crisis of governance, of what governments do and do not do to for their people …We have demanded too little from our leaders, excused far too much.” — Gregg Gonsalves, from a speech at the 2006 Toronto AIDS Conference …

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Nov 28 2007

Analyzing Annapolis

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Abbas and OlmertGUEST: Laila El-Haddad, Palestinian freelance journalist, photographer, and blogger who lives in Gaza and the US; co-director of the short film, Tunnel Trade, and blogger for Raising Yousuf

Yesterday a one-day Middle-East summit in Annapolis, Maryland resulted in the Israeli and Palestinian heads-of-state agreeing to a joint document that commits them to …

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Nov 28 2007

San Diego County Searches Welfare Recipients’ Homes

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US Supreme CourtGUEST: Eric Isaacson, Partner in the law firm, Coughlin-Stoia, and cooperating attorney with the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties

If you live in San Diego and are a welfare recipient, investigators from the County’s DA office can show up unannounced and without a warrant to search your home in order …

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Nov 28 2007

Homeland Security Gives Up SSN “No Match” Policy

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SSN GUEST: Lucas Guttentag the Director of the ACLU Immigrant’s Rights Project

In a follow-up to a story we covered recently the Department of Homeland Security asked last Friday that the federal case over Social Security “No Match” letters be suspended. The Bush Administration had originally hoped to use social security records as a tool …

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Nov 28 2007

Empire Notes on Declining Violence in Iraq

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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 about declining violence in Iraq.

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

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Nov 28 2007

Radical Day in History – 11/28/07

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… about the Treaty of Hopewell

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Nov 28 2007

November 28, 2007

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“Immigration is the sincerest form of flattery.” – Jack Paar …

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