Archive for April, 2008

Apr 29 2008

April 29, 2008

Subversive Thoughts | Published 29 Apr 2008, 9:01 am | Comments Off on April 29, 2008 -

“Without general elections, without unrestricted freedom of press and assembly, without a free struggle of opinion, life dies out in every public institution, becomes a mere semblance of life, in which only the bureaucracy remains as the active element.” –- Rosa Luxemburg …

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Apr 28 2008

April 29, 2008

Coming Up | Published 28 Apr 2008, 1:36 pm | Comments Off on April 29, 2008 -

* Michael Eric Dyson on the Sean Bell verdict, and Reverend Jeremiah Wright
* Conversation with Dalia Mogahed, co-author of Who Speaks for Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Want
* The Supreme Court uphold’s Indiana’s controversial Voter ID law – we’ll find out what it means for the upcoming primary election …

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Apr 28 2008

Hedges: I Don’t Believe In Atheists

Feature Stories | Published 28 Apr 2008, 10:51 am | Comments Off on Hedges: I Don’t Believe In Atheists -

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I don't believe in AtheistsGUEST: Chris Hedges, award winning journalist and writer, former foreign correspondent for the New York Times, the Dallas Morning News, The Christian Science Monitor, and National Public Radio, author of several books including “War is a Force that Gives Us Meaning,” and “American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War …

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Apr 28 2008

British Teachers Strike for Better Pay

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NUTGUEST: Christine Blower, Acting General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers

British teachers took to the streets by the tens of thousands demanding fair pay last Thursday in the country’s first national strike in more than twenty years. The National Union of Teachers, with a membership of 200,000, was joined in solidarity by lecturers …

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Apr 28 2008

Empire Notes on Blaming Iraqis

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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 about blaming Iraqis.

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

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Apr 28 2008

Radical Day in History – 04/28/08

Radical Day in History | Published 28 Apr 2008, 10:50 am | Comments Off on Radical Day in History – 04/28/08 -

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Radio Rootz works in public schools to train teens in media literacy and radio production. Rootz Youth analyze and critique the media, and learn how to create news that reflects their voices, issues, and communities. For more information, visit www.radiorootz.org. …

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Apr 28 2008

April 28, 2008

Subversive Thoughts | Published 28 Apr 2008, 9:14 am | Comments Off on April 28, 2008 -

“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.” — Albert Einstein …

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Apr 25 2008

April 28, 2008

Coming Up | Published 25 Apr 2008, 1:23 pm | Comments Off on April 28, 2008 -

* We’ll go to England to speak with the head of the teachers union there, as hundreds of thousands of teachers all over Britain are walking out of their jobs for labor rights.
* And, we’ll have a conversation, live in-studio with Chris Hedges, about his new book, I Don’t Believe in Atheists.
* Plus this week’s Empire Notes with Rahul Mahajan. …

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Apr 25 2008

Weekly Digest – 04/25/08

Weekly Digest | Published 25 Apr 2008, 1:02 pm | Comments Off on Weekly Digest – 04/25/08 -

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This week on Uprising:

* Where Does Pennsylvania’s Primary Leave Obama and Clinton?
* Empire Notes: Capitalism and the Global Food Crisis
* The Real SPP Conspiracy: Promoting Big Business and Endless War
* Black Agenda Report on Gun Control and the 2nd Amendment
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Apr 25 2008

Maoists Have Big Plans for Nepal

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NepalGUEST: Pramod Parajuli, Professor at Portland State University and founding executive director of the Portland International Initiative for Leadership in Ecology, Culture and Learning

Maoists in Nepal are celebrating a victory that has left everybody including themselves, stunned. The Maoist Communist Party of Nepal won the biggest majority in the the country’s new governing assembly …

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