Archive for April, 2008

Apr 30 2008

Local May Day Events 2008

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Main Los Angeles area May Day Events

The Multi-ethnic Immigrant Worker Organizing Network (MIWON) is starting a march at MacArthur Park at 2 pm.

The March 25th Coalition is starting their march at Olympic and Broadway at 2 pm.

Both marches will converge at 5th and Broadway for a common rally.

Additional Los Angeles area May Day Events

The Garment Workers Center is gathering at 1 pm in front of their office, 1250 S Los Angeles Street, …

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Apr 30 2008

Burma: New Report on Violence Linked to Chevron Pipeline

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Marco SimmonsGUEST: Marco Simmons, Legal Director of EarthRights International

A new report by EarthRights International has found that state soldiers in Burma, guarding a Chevron pipeline have killed nearby villagers while ordering others to serve as forced labor. Earthrights accuses the Burmese military of murder and rape, and draws its conclusions from interviews with villagers as …

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Apr 30 2008

Celebrating International Workers Rights on May Day

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Eric DrookerGUESTS: Garrick Ruiz, core volunteer with Garment Workers Center, Shuming Cheer, Civil rights coordinator at South Asian Network, Taina Reyes, Director of the Santa Ana office of Hermandad Mexicana Latino Americana

Tomorrow is May Day and workers around the world and here in the US are marking the workers rights day with rallies, protests, …

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Apr 30 2008

U.S. – Czech Missile Defense Plans Delayed

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Missile DefenseGUEST: Victoria Samson, Research Analyst, Center for Defense Information

Dozens of Greenpeace activists occupied a military site south of Prague on Monday where the United States has plans to construct a missile defense radar base. News of the action came as the U.S. State Department informed the Czech Republic that Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice …

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Apr 30 2008

Radical Day in History – 04/30/08

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… about George Washington

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Apr 30 2008

April 30, 2008

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“The ever more sophisticated weapons piling up in the arsenals of the wealthiest and the mightiest can kill the illiterate, the ill, the poor and the hungry, but they cannot kill ignorance, illness, poverty or hunger.” – Fidel Castro …

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Apr 29 2008

Who Speaks for Islam?

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Who Speaks for IslamGUEST: Dalia Mogahed, Senior Analyst and Executive Director of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies, coauthor of the book Who Speaks for Islam?: What a Billion Muslims Really Think, member of Women in International Security, serves on the leadership group of the Project on U.S. Engagement with the Global Muslim Community, …

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Apr 29 2008

Dyson on Sean Bell and Reverend Wright

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Michael Eric DysonGUEST: Michael Eric Dyson, Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University and author of several books including “April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Death and How it Changed America”

Barack Obama’s former pastor, Reverend Jeremiah Wright, confronted the recent controversy over his past sermons at the National Press Club in Washington DC yesterday. …

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Apr 29 2008

Supreme Court Upholds Indiana’s Voter ID Law

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Voter IDGUEST: Garrett Epps, Orlando John and Marian H. Hollis Professor of Law at the University of Oregon, author of Democracy Reborn: The Fourteenth Amendment and the Fight for Equal Rights in Post-Civil War America

A week before Indiana’s presidential primary on May 6th, the Supreme Court upheld the state’s controversial Voter ID law. …

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Apr 29 2008

Radical Day in History – 04/29/08

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… about Rodney King

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