Archive for February, 2008

Feb 29 2008

Obama Intends to Swap One Failed War For Another

Sonali's Blog | Published 29 Feb 2008, 9:43 am | Comments Off on Obama Intends to Swap One Failed War For Another -

Published on Friday, February 29, 2008 by CommonDreams.org

Lately, in spite of my better judgment, I’ve found myself inflicted with a major case of “Obamania.” I cannot help but be excited at the prospect of a brilliant, younger-than-average, black president who could unite this polarized country against the failed policies of George W Bush. But each time I get optimistic that we are finally on the verge of entering a saner era, Obama makes a terribly …

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Feb 29 2008

March 3, 2008

Coming Up | Published 29 Feb 2008, 9:31 am | Comments Off on March 3, 2008 -

Paul Rogat Loeb on Obama, Clinton, and the rest of the primary elections; this week’s Empire Notes; a local Korean American youth gets shot by OC Police; and more. …

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Feb 29 2008

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 18

Feature Stories | Published 29 Feb 2008, 9:30 am | Comments Off on KPFK Fund Drive – Day 18 -

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The Power of Nightmares

We end our bit in the fund drive today with the most popular thank you gift of the drive. Over 1000 KPFK listeners have already made a pledge for the station to receive this 3 hour DVD. I’m talking about of course, The Power …

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Feb 29 2008

February 29, 2008

Subversive Thoughts | Published 29 Feb 2008, 9:16 am | Comments Off on February 29, 2008 -

“All of us who professionally use the mass media are the shapers of society. We can vulgerize that society. We can brutalize it. Or we can help lift it onto a higher level.” — William Bernbach quotes (American advertising executive, 1911-1982)

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Feb 29 2008

Weekly Digest – 02/29/08

Weekly Digest | Published 29 Feb 2008, 1:43 am | Comments Off on Weekly Digest – 02/29/08 -

Our weekly edition is a nationally syndicated one-hour digest of the best of our daily coverage.

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This week on Uprising:

* Gang Leader for a Day – an in-depth conversation with rogue sociologist Sudhir Venkatesh
* Black Agenda Report on Barack Obama’s campaign

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Feb 28 2008

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 17

Feature Stories | Published 28 Feb 2008, 9:33 am | Comments Off on KPFK Fund Drive – Day 17 -

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The Legacy of Malcolm X

Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little in 1925 in Omaha, Nebraska to Earl and Louise Little. Like all black Americans, his family experienced violent racism even from before his birth. Malcolm’s mother was threatened by the KKK while pregnant with him. …

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Feb 28 2008

February 28, 2008

Subversive Thoughts | Published 28 Feb 2008, 9:05 am | Comments Off on February 28, 2008 -

“We declare our right on this earth…to be a human being, to be respected as a human being, to be given the rights of a human being in this society, on this earth, in this day, which we intend to bring into existence by any means necessary.” — Malcolm X …

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Feb 27 2008

February 27th, 2008

Subversive Thoughts | Published 27 Feb 2008, 10:06 am | Comments Off on February 27th, 2008 -

“Peoples of the Americas are rising once again, saying no to imperialism, saying no to fascism, saying no to intervention — and saying no to death.” – Hugo Chavez …

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Feb 27 2008

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 16

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John Pilger’s War on Democracy

After almost half a century in power, Cuba’s leader Fidel Castro stepped down recently, handing the reins to his brother Raul Castro. The US mainstream media coverage of the leadership change has been interesting. On the one hand, Raul Castro is being …

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Feb 26 2008

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 15

Feature Stories | Published 26 Feb 2008, 7:25 am | Comments Off on KPFK Fund Drive – Day 15 -

This is a Re-Broadcast

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Mad About Chomsky

Today we spend the hour hearing in-depth analysis of domestic and foreign policy over 4 decades by philosopher, political activist, author, and lecturer, Noam Chomsky. Chomsky is professor emeritus of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The year he will turn …

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