Archive for February, 2008

Feb 25 2008

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 14

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This is a Re-Broadcast

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The Power of Nightmares

Last week, the US military presented videos seized in Iraq apparently from Al Qaeda hideouts. The videos show fighters training children who could be as young as ten years old to kidnap and kill. The images were broadcast widely and came …

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Feb 22 2008

Weekly Digest – 02/22/08

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This week on Uprising: a one-hour Black History Month special on the Black Panther Party

* Conversation with Elaine Brown, the only woman to have chaired the BPP
* Framing the Black Panthers: The Rise of a Black Power Icon

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Feb 22 2008

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 11

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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 22 2008

February 22, 2008

Subversive Thoughts | Published 22 Feb 2008, 9:04 am | Comments Off on February 22, 2008 -

“Time is on the side of the oppressed today, it’s against the oppressor. Truth is on the side of the oppressed today, it’s against the oppressor. You don’t need anything else.” Malcolm X, 1965 …

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Feb 21 2008

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 10

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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 80 years old, …

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Feb 21 2008

February 21, 2008

Subversive Thoughts | Published 21 Feb 2008, 9:26 am | Comments Off on February 21, 2008 -

“There are many ways to promote democracy at home, carrying it to new dimensions. Opportunities are ample, and failure to grasp them is likely to have ominous repercussions: for the country, for the world, and for future generations.” — Noam Chomsky …

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Feb 20 2008

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 9

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John Pilger’s War on Democracy

What do Venezuela, Guatemala, Cuba, Chile, and Bolivia have in common? These Latin American countries are the focus of a brand new documentary by award winning film maker John Pilger called the War on Democracy. All these countries and more, have been …

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Feb 20 2008

February 20, 2008

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“The United States appears to be destined by Providence to plague [Latin] America with misery in the name of liberty.” — Simon Bolivar …

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Feb 19 2008

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 8

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Poets and Philosophers, Rabble Rousers and Revolutionaries

Today we spend the hour listening to some remarkable audio history from the Pacifica Radio Archives, a treasure trove of recorded speeches, collected interviews and radio documentaries spanning decades of programming from the Pacifica Radio Network. The Pacifica Radio Archives …

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Feb 19 2008

February 19, 2008

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“I suggest that if you know history, then you might not be so easily fooled by the government when it tells you you must go to war for this or that reason -that history is a protective armor against being misled.” –- Howard Zinn …

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