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Mar 31 2008

April 1, 2008

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* Law Enforcement officials speak out against California’s death penalty, calling for a moratorium
* A conversation with author Thomas DeWolf about his family’s slave trading past
* HUD Secretary Alphonso Jackson resigns – we’ll find out why …

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Mar 31 2008

Sonali Interviews Gore Vidal at LAVC

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The Los Angeles Valley College Democracy Matters Club, CALPIRG and Campus Progress will present “The Best Government Corporate Money Can Buy” with Gore Vidal, who will be interviewed by KPFK’s Sonali Kolhatkar, on Wednesday, April 2 from 4:30-6 pm in Monarch Hall. Students will give a presentation on how publicly-funded elections could cut corruption in politics. There will also be a Q&A session with Gore Vidal. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Andrea …

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Mar 31 2008

SAVE Act is “Sensenbrenner-in-Disguise”

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border fenceGUEST: Deepa Fernandes, author of “Targeted: National Security and the Business of Immigration”

Congress is currently considering a controversial immigration proposal known as the Save America through Verification and Enforcement Act. Introduced by the vehemently anti-immigrant Congressman Tom Tancredo and Democratic Representative Heath Shuler last year, the SAVE act is seen by many critics …

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Mar 31 2008

NATO’s Failing Strategy in Afghanistan

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AfghanistanGUEST: Kathy Gannon, the Associated Press correspondent in Pakistan and Afghanistan from 1986-2005, author of “I is for Infidel: From Holy War to Holy Terror – 18 Years Inside Afghanistan”

Yesterday two British marines, part of NATO’s force, were killed in an explosion in Afghanistan’s Helmand province. President Bush is in Europe this week to …

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Mar 31 2008

National “Pentagon” Radio?

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NPRGUEST: Jim Naureckas, Editor of Extra! FAIR’s Magazine, Norman Solomon, Executive Director of the Institute for Public Accuracy

Fighting escalated in the southern Iraqi city of Basra on Friday when a U.S. airstrike killed five civilians according to Iraqi police and hospital sources. The U.S. military has claimed that four armed militants were killed in …

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Mar 31 2008

Empire Notes on Basra

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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’s commentary is on Basra.

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

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Mar 31 2008

Radical Day in History – 03/31/08

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… about the Alhambra Decree

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Mar 31 2008

March 31, 2008

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“You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.” – first female member of Congress and lifelong pacifist, Jeanette Rankin …

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Mar 28 2008

Weekly Digest – 03/28/08

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This week on Uprising:

* The Future of Pakistan
* Empire Notes on the Reverend Jeremiah Wright
* California Decision on the Electric Car Mandate
* Black Agenda Report on Race in America
* New Report on Children Sentenced for Life in US Prisons

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Mar 28 2008

Mumia Update: No Death Penalty, No New Trial

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MumiaGUEST: Robert R Bryan, lead counsel for Mumia Abu Jamal

A three judge panel with the third circuit US Court of Appeals in Philadelphia refused to reinstate the death penalty for political prisoner Mumia Abu Jamal yesterday. While this is a major victory for Abu-Jamal and his supporters, his murder conviction in the 1981 shooting …

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