Archive for January, 2008

Jan 31 2008

February 1, 2008

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We’ll examine the controversy surrounding Bridgestone corporation, the half-time show sponsor of this year’s Superbowl; And, as Costa Rica’s Congress delays a vote on CAFTA, we’ll be joined in studio by a visiting activist from the Central American nation. Plus, a debate on Proposition 93, on term limits for California legislators. And this week’s Black Agenda Report. …

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Jan 31 2008

Educators Split on Prop 92

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propo 92GUEST: Carl Freedlander, Los Angeles College Faculty Guild, Eric Heins, 4th grade teacher at Pittsburgh United School District in Contra Costa County, Board member of the California Teachers Association

Proposition 92 on Tuesday’s ballot could affect two and a half million students on over a 100 community college campuses statewide. If passed, the measure would mean …

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Jan 31 2008

Some Tribes See Props 94-97 as Unfair

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Slot MachinesGUESTS: Quanah Brightman, Vice President of United Native Americans Inc, John Gomez Snr, Vice Chairman of the American Indian Rights and Resources Organization

When Californians head to the polls this Tuesday for the state’s primary elections, they will also decide on four American Indian gaming propositions on the state ballot. Originally compacts signed by Governor …

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Jan 31 2008

Carnage, A Comedy

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CarnageGUEST: V J Foster, Associate Artistic Director at The Actors Gang, plays the character of Reverend Cotton Slocum

Twenty years ago, a play called Carnage, a Comedy, poked fun at the religious right, back when it was barely entering the American consciousness as a formidable political movement. The play was written by Adam Simon, and …

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Jan 31 2008

Radical Day in History – 01/31/08

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… about the Mae West play, The Drag

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Jan 31 2008

January 31, 2008

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“Education [is] a debt due from present to future generations.” — George Peabody …

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Jan 30 2008

January 31, 2008

We’ll take a look at 5 of the 7 propositions on this year’s state ballot: Propositions 94-97 on the Indian gaming compacts, and a debate on Proposition 92, the Community College funding initiative. Plus, Carnage, a Comedy, by the Actors Gang, takes a playfully scathing look at the religious right. …

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Jan 30 2008

How Will Suharto be Remembered?

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SuhartoGUEST: John Miller, National coordinator for the East Timor and Indonesia Action Network

Indonesia’s long time former dictator, Mohamed Suharto, is dead at the age of 86. He was given a state funeral with full military honors. Suharto ruled Indonesia with an iron fist for 32 years before being overthrown in an uprising sparked by …

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Jan 30 2008

Taxi to the Dark Side

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DilawarGUEST: Alex Gibney, director of Taxi to the Darkside and ENRON: The Smartest Guys in the Room

Soon after the American defeat of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan, a young Afghan taxi driver named Dilawar, was arrested by pro-US Afghan militias and imprisoned at Bagram airbase. In the 5 days before he died he …

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Jan 30 2008

LAUSD Threatens Eco-Village

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LA Eco-VillageGUESTS: Lara Morrison, KPFK volunteer and LA Eco-Village resident; Michelle Wong, Board member of the Beverly Vermont Community Land Trust, and member of the LA Eco-Village

Due to declining enrollment, the Los Angeles Unified School District has largely scaled back on expansion plans for new school sites. Despite this, residents and owners of properties …

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