Archive for December, 2007

Dec 28 2007

Weekly Digest – 12/28/07

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This week on Uprising:

In the wake of Benazir Bhutto’s death, we’ll hear an hour-long special interview of the late former Pakistani Prime Minister and responses by analyst and activist, Pervez Hoodbhoy.

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Dec 18 2007

Weekly Digest – 12/21/07

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This week on Uprising:

A holiday special one-hour program on Global Warming and solutions for change. Journalist and writer George Monbiot will explain why we absolutely have to reduce our carbon emissions 90% by the year 2030 if the planet is to …

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Dec 18 2007

Liberty City Seven Get Mistrial

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Liberty CityGUEST: Bob Norman, columnist for New Times, Broward/Palm Beach in Florida

Last week, a Miami federal court declared a mistrial in the case of six men accused of plotting to wage war against the United States by blowing up the Sears Tower in Chicago. Jurors acquitted one man and failed to reach verdicts for …

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Dec 18 2007

Everybody’s Kitchen Comes to LA

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GUESTS: Floppy, Guin, Anne, members of Everybody’s Kitchen project

A group of activists have been traveling the country in a school bus, cooking food and feeding people in communities from New Orleans to Los Angeles. They call themselves Everybody’s Kitchen and base their work on the belief that no one should ever go hungry. The bus …

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Dec 18 2007

Pocho Night of Power

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pocho hour of powerGUESTS: Lalo Alcaraz and Estaban Zul, hosts of Pocho Hour of Power

This Friday December 21st, one of KPFK’s most popular programs, The Pocho Hour of Power, will be hosting The Pocho Night of Power, in an event hosted by Culture Clash. The event will feature local musicians and bands such as Mezklah, …

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Dec 18 2007

Sonali, Gabriel on Holiday

The Uprising crew, Sonali Kolhatkar and Gabriel San Roman, will be on vacation until Friday January 4th. Until then, stay tuned to the Uprising hour for new and archival programming. …

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Dec 18 2007

December 18, 2007

“It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously.” — Oscar Wilde …

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Dec 17 2007

Bali and Energy Bill Leave Environmentalists Disappointed

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baliGUEST: Tyson Slocum, Director of the Energy Program at Public Citizen

In the aftermath of the Bali Climate Conference, which world leaders are calling, “historic,” the US appears to have destroyed all hopes for international agreement on ending global warming. Even worse than the outcome of the Kyoto talks, 190 nations agreed that while something had …

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Dec 17 2007

New Jersey Moves to Ban Death Penalty

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death penaltyGUEST: Lance Lindsey, Executive Director of Death Penalty Focus

Last week, the New Jersey State legislature voted to pave the way for the state to become the first in four decades to repeal the death penalty. Governor John Corzine, long in favor of abolishing capital punishment, is expected in to sign into law the …

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Dec 17 2007

Ecuador to Evict US from Military Base

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Manta AirbaseGUEST: Marc Becker, Latin American Historian

The United States is on the verge of losing one of its last military outposts in Latin America. Manta Airport in Ecuador is currently on a ten-year lease to the US, signed in 1999, and has been used to combat the drug trade and immigration, as well as for counterinsurgency …

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