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May 30 2008

June 2, 2008

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We’ll speak with the Nation Magazine’s Katrina Van Den Heuvel about the latest news in the Presidential elections. And, we’ll focus on local elections with a look at the propositions on the eve of the California primary. Plus, activists and artists set sail for Gaza to break the Israeli siege. …

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May 30 2008

Weekly Digest – 05/30/08

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This week on Uprising:

* Beyond Rising Gas Prices
* Empire Notes on Obama, Iran, and Latin America
* Justice for Victor Jara, Justice for Chile
* Black Agenda Report on US Imperialism and Latin America
* Goodnight Bush: An Unauthorized Parody

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May 30 2008

Justice for Victor Jara, Justice for Chile

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Victor JaraGUEST: Joan Jara, widow of the late Victor Jara, author of the book “An Unfinished Song,” and founder of the Victor Jara Foundation

On Monday, a judge in Chile ordered the arrest of nearly one-hundred former members of the Chilean military and police on charges of “aggravated kidnapping,” in an unprecedented move. Ninety-eight people …

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May 30 2008

Pardon My Spanglish ¡Porque! Because!

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bill santiagoGUEST: Bill Santiago, stand-up comedian and author of “Pardon My Spanglish ¡Porque! Because! One Man’s Guide to Speaking the Habla”

Stand up comedian Bill Santiago has a new book out called Pardon My Spanglish ¡Porque! Because! One Man’s Guide to Speaking the Habla. The New York based Puerto Rican comic appeared earlier this month …

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May 30 2008

Bigger, Stronger, Faster: The Side Effects of Being American

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GUESTS: Chris Bell, Writer and Director of Bigger, Stronger, Faster, Alex Buono and Tamsin Rawady, writers and producers

Much has been made in recent years about the use of steroids and other performance enhancing drugs by American athletes. Revelations of baseball stars Mark McGwire and Barry Bonds using steroids raised the profile of such drug …

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May 30 2008

Black Agenda Report on US Imperialism and Latin 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 US Imperialism and Latin America. Visit www.blackagendareport.com for more information. …

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May 30 2008

Radical Day in History – 05/30/08

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… about the New York Conspiracy Trials

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May 30 2008

May 30, 2008

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“In the person of our nation we are able, vicariously, to bully and cheat. Bully and cheat, what’s more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous.” -– Aldous Huxley …

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May 29 2008

May 30, 2008

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We’ll have a conversation with Joan Jara, widow of the late renowned Chilean singer Victor Jara to discuss justice in the case of her husband’s murder. And we’ll speak with stand up comedian Bill Santiago about his new book, “Pardon My Spanglish: Porque Because! One Man’s Guide to Speaking the Habla.” Plus, the film makers of a new documentary Bigger, Stronger, Faster: The Side Effects of Being American. …

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May 29 2008

Personal is Political: Avoiding Home Foreclosures

Tom GellerGUEST: Tom Geller, author of Save My Home: 10 Steps To Avoiding Foreclosure

Two reports released this Tuesday highlighted the on-going crisis in the housing market. One showed that home prices in 20 major metropolitan areas fell 14.4% in March from a year ago, while the other showed that sales of new homes remained near their lowest levels since 1991. …

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