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Jun 25 2008

June 25, 2008

Subversive Thoughts | Published 25 Jun 2008, 9:05 am | Comments Off on June 25, 2008 -

“There are men who struggle for a day
and they are good.
There are men who struggle for a year
and they are better.
There are men who struggle many years,
and they are better still.
But there are those who struggle all their lives:
These are the indispensable ones.”

— Bertold Brecht – dedicated to Don White

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Jun 24 2008

George Carlin In His Own Words

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carlinGUEST: George Carlin, the late stand-up comic and social commentator

America’s funniest counter-culture hero, George Carlin, passed away this weekend at the age of 71. He died in Santa Monica of heart failure. The celebrated stand-up comic tackled all the taboo subjects: religion, patriotism, sex, drugs, and death. Combining hilarious delivery with biting social commentary, …

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Jun 24 2008

Tim Robbins on the Relevance of Orwell’s 1984

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1984GUEST: Tim Robbins, academy award winning actor, screenwriter, director, producer, activist, and musician. Robbins is director of “1984” for the Actor’s Gang

In 1948, British writer George Orwell wrote his seminal novel Nineteen Eighty Four, about a future world where the fictional-sounding country of Oceania was at war. As part of this war, the all-too-real …

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Jun 24 2008

What Politicians Don’t Like to Admit About Domestic Drilling and Gas Prices

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the wilderness societyGUEST: Dave Alberswerth, Senior Policy Adviser for the Wilderness Society

President Bush gave a speech last week in which he called for more domestic oil drilling in order to relieve record high gas prices. As part of his energy proposal, Bush called on Congress to lift a 27 year ban on offshore oil …

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Jun 24 2008

June 25, 2008

An hour-long tribute to Don White, our ally, our friend, who unexpectedly died this past weekend at the age of 71. We’ll hear from close friends of Don and from archived interviews with Don. We’ll also open up our phone lines for listeners who knew Don to pay tribute to him on the air. …

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Jun 24 2008

June 24, 2008

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“All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome.” — George Orwell …

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Jun 23 2008

KPFK Fund Drive Day 19 – Blood and Oil Revisited

Blood and OilSupport KPFK – Make a pledge at 818-985-5735, or online at www.kpfk.org.

The world’s growing economy continues to be dependent on oil. Meanwhile, the supply is running out and the U.S. the US is fighting a war in Iraq to secure the free flow of oil. In fact, this dependence on Middle East oil is a historical …

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Jun 23 2008

June 23, 2008

Subversive Thoughts | Published 23 Jun 2008, 10:52 am | Comments Off on June 23, 2008 -

“Action springs not from thought, but from readiness for responsibility.” — Dietrich Bonhoffer …

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Jun 20 2008

Weekly Digest – 06/20/08

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This week on Uprising:

* In light of California’s historic Supreme Court hearing, we broadcast a same-sex wedding on the air: Linda Martinez and Regina Rodriguez, a couple of 8 years, get married on radio.

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Jun 20 2008

June 20, 2008

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“They say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” -– Andy Warhol …

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