Archive for March, 2008

Mar 28 2008

LA’s Homeless Women Still Struggling

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women on skid rowGUEST: Deborah Burton, Fabiola Sandoval, Community Organizers with the Downtown Women’s Action Coalition

Since 2001, the Downtown Women’s Action Coalition has organized annual community-based research projects aimed at assessing the needs of homeless and low-income women in downtown LA. “Growing Needs and Shrinking Opportunities,” is the latest annual report surveying nearly 200 …

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Mar 28 2008

Janitors Seek Justice in Westwood

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SEIUGUESTS: Raphael Leib, organizer with SEIU, Rebecca Vasquez, works at Century Plaza Towers in Century City

California janitors are back on the streets organizing as part of a state-wide effort to win new contracts with higher wages, access to health care and more. More than 1000 janitors with SEIU’s Justice for Janitors campaign will march and …

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Mar 28 2008

Black Agenda Report on Race in America

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GUEST: Glen Ford is a writer and radio commentator and the Executive Editor of The Black Agenda Report

This week’s commentary is about race in America. Visit www.blackagendareport.com for more information. …

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Mar 28 2008

Radical Day in History – 03/28/08

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… about The Battle of Guareca

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Mar 28 2008

March 28, 2008

Subversive Thoughts | Published 28 Mar 2008, 8:07 am | Comments Off on March 28, 2008 -

“The world has never yet seen a truly great and virtuous nation, because in the degradation of women, the very fountains of life are poisoned at their source.” — Lucretia Mott …

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Mar 27 2008

March 28, 2008

Coming Up | Published 27 Mar 2008, 1:00 pm | Comments Off on March 28, 2008 -

* Bittersweet victory for Mumia Abu Jamal: No Death Penalty, No New Trial
* Janitors Rally in Westwood for Higher Wages and Healthcare
* New Survey of Homeless Women in Los Angeles
* Black Agenda Report Returns to the Airwaves! …

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Mar 27 2008

Will Zimbabwe’s Elections Be Free and Fair?

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ZimbabweGUESTS: Sinclair Roberts, political asylee from Zimbabwe, Gerald Lemelle, Executive Director of Africa Action

Zimbabweans will head to the polls this Saturday in an historic election where President Robert Mugabe will seek to extend his 28-year rule. Capping a politically contentious year coupled with an economy wracked by the world’s highest inflation rates, Zimbabwe’s upcoming elections …

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Mar 27 2008

Is Inequality Making Us Sick?

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Unnatural CausesGUEST: Larry Adelman, Series Creator and Executive Producer of Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making us Sick?

Earlier this week, a new government report revealed a growing gap in life expectancy in the U.S. between wealthy and impoverished classes. Researchers found that life expectancy overall has increased, but affluent sectors of society have made greater gains …

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Mar 27 2008

The End of the Truce? Basra and Baghdad Burn

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BasraGUEST: Stephen Zunes, Middle East editor for Foreign Policy in Focus, professor of politics at the University of San Francisco and the author of “Tinderbox: U.S. Middle East Policy and the Roots of Terrorism.”

Iraq’s oil-rich southern city, Basra, has been the focus of bloody clashes this week between the Iraqi army and Shite militias affiliated …

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Mar 27 2008

Radical Day in History – 03/27/08

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… about the first National Chicano Youth Liberation Conference

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