Archive for June, 2008

Jun 30 2008

July 1, 2008

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We’ll find out how North Korea managed to remove itself from Bush’s Axis of Evil; and, Ralph Horowitz’s new plan to develop a problematic warehouse distribution center on the land formerly occupied by the South Central Farm; plus, a California commission concludes that the state’s death penalty is “dysfunctional” and “close to collapse.” …

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Jun 30 2008

The Changing Face of Barack Obama

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ObamaGUEST: Norman Solomon, elected Obama delegate, and author of War Made Easy, Syndicated columnist of “Media and Politics”

Economist and New York Times op-ed writer, Paul Krugman, writes this morning, “It’s feeling a lot like 1992 right now. It’s also feeling a lot like 1980. But which parallel is closer? Is Barack Obama going to …

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Jun 30 2008

Mugabe Wins Race As Sole Candidate

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tsvangiraiGUESTS: Bill Fletcher, executive editor of The Black Commentator, former President and chief executive officer of TransAfrica Forum, Patrick Bond, Professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, and author of “Uneven Zimbabwe,” and “Zimbabwe’s Plunge”

Robert Mugabe was sworn in as president of Zimbabwe for a sixth term yesterday following a violence-tainted and controversial run-off election. …

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Jun 30 2008

Activists Call for Freedom for Chip Fitzgerald

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Free ChipGUEST: Elaine Brown, former chair of the Black Panther Party, Jenn Laskin, both are members of the Committee to Free Romaine “Chip” Fitzgerald

This Wednesday July 2nd, parole hearings will be held in California for the longest held Black Panther Party political prisoner in the United States. Currently detained at Centinela State Prison near the …

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Jun 30 2008

Empire Notes on the Unraveling of Barack Obama

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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 the Unraveling of Barack Obama.

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

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Jun 30 2008

Radical Day in History – 06/30/08

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Jun 30 2008

June 30, 2008

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“The question is, why are politicians so eager to be president? What is it about the job that makes it worth revealing, on national television, that you have the ethical standards of a slime-coated piece of industrial waste?” -– Dave Barry …

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Jun 27 2008

Weekly Digest – 06/27/08

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This week on Uprising:

* Dissecting the Doublespeak on Domestic Drilling
* Empire Notes on Afghanistan
* Tim Robbins on Orwell’s 1984 and It’s Relevance Today
* Black Agenda Report on Capitalism and War
* Remembering George Carlin: In His Own Words

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Jun 25 2008

June 30, 2008

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We’ll examine the unfolding violence in Zimbabwe and what Robert Mugabe is up to; and, a look at the changing face of Barack Obama. Plus, we’ll speak with activists calling for freedom for Chip Fitzgerald, a former Black Panther, imprisoned for more than 40 years, who many say is a political prisoner. And this week’s Empire Notes. …

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Jun 25 2008

¡Don White Presente!


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If you knew Don personally, please feel free to post a comment to share your thoughts.

Read LA-Indymedia’s breaking news report of Don’s passing here.

Last Sunday my friend Emma called me and said, “Look there’s this nasty rumor going around that Don White was found dead in his apartment.” I was shocked but didn’t believe it for a …

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