Archive for October, 2008

Oct 31 2008

Weekly Digest – 10/31/08

Our weekly edition is a nationally syndicated one-hour digest of the best of our daily coverage.

Audio Stream | Podcast | Mp3 Download

This week on Uprising:

* Obama Poised to Win With More than 350 Electoral Votes
* Cornel West on Obama, Elections, Race, and Democracy
* Black Agenda Report on the Coming Post-Election Struggle
* Conversation with Robert Jensen: Elections Don’t Matter

* * * …

One response so far

Oct 31 2008

Bush and al-Maliki Negotiate Troop Agreement

Feature Stories | Published 31 Oct 2008, 10:15 am | Comments Off on Bush and al-Maliki Negotiate Troop Agreement -

| the entire program


As the presidential election is commanding most people’s political attentions, representatives of President Bush and Iraqi Prime Minister al-Maliki continue to negotiate a so-called troop agreement. With a December 31st, 2008 expiration date looming for the current United Nations mandate on the U.S. led occupation, the Iraqi government has requested a number of amendments to the …

Comments Off on Bush and al-Maliki Negotiate Troop Agreement

Oct 31 2008

Thanks but No Thanks: The Voters Guide to Sarah Palin

| the entire program


With John McCain holding steady in the polls at 7-10 percentage points behind Barack Obama nationwide, theories abound as to why his candidacy has trailed so far behind the Democrat. Aside from the obvious reasons such as the failing economy and popular disillusionment with the GOP, McCain’s choice of Sarah Palin as Vice President may have …

One response so far

Oct 31 2008

Jorgensen Challenges Republican Incumbent for Congressional Seat

Feature Stories | Published 31 Oct 2008, 10:02 am | Comments Off on Jorgensen Challenges Republican Incumbent for Congressional Seat -

| the entire program

While polls indicate a lead for Democratic candidate Barack Obama going into the presidential election, they are also suggesting that his party stands poised to make significant gains in Congress. Seeking to capitalize on gains made in the 2006 congressional elections, the Democrats are hoping to add as many as thirty seats in the House, and …

Comments Off on Jorgensen Challenges Republican Incumbent for Congressional Seat

Oct 31 2008

Black Agenda Report on the Post-Election Struggle to Come

Black Agenda Report,Commentaries | Published 31 Oct 2008, 9:49 am | Comments Off on Black Agenda Report on the Post-Election Struggle to Come -

| the entire program

Glen FordGlen Ford is a writer and radio commentator and the Executive Editor of The Black Agenda Report. This week’s commentary is on the post-Election Struggle to Come.

Visit www.blackagendareport.com for more information. …

Comments Off on Black Agenda Report on the Post-Election Struggle to Come

Oct 31 2008

Subversive Historian – 10/31/08

Feature Stories | Published 31 Oct 2008, 9:48 am | Comments Off on Subversive Historian – 10/31/08 -

Listen to today’s Subversive Historian

Eric Drooker
The Invasion of Waikato by Subversive Historian Gabriel San Roman

Exactly one-hundred and forty-five years ago on this day in people’s history, the New Zealand Land Wars were reignited. On October 31st, 1863, British military forces under the command of General Duncan Cameron led an invasion into Waikato. In what became the largest in a series of conflicts that …

Comments Off on Subversive Historian – 10/31/08

Oct 31 2008

October 31, 2008

Subversive Thoughts | Published 31 Oct 2008, 9:04 am | Comments Off on October 31, 2008 -

“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” — Mark Twain …

Comments Off on October 31, 2008

Oct 30 2008

Do Elections Really Matter?

| the entire program

jensenMore than 35,000 people attended a late night Florida rally to see Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton. Millions of people are estimated to have already voted early in states across the nation and turnout is already breaking previous records, especially among African Americans and young people. It is these demographics that Barack …

One response so far

Oct 30 2008

The Price of Pleasure: Pornography, Sexuality, and Relationships

Feature Stories | Published 30 Oct 2008, 9:58 am | Comments Off on The Price of Pleasure: Pornography, Sexuality, and Relationships -

| the entire program

price of pleasureWith the nomination of Sarah Palin as the Republican Vice Presidential candidate, a significant surge of activity on the internet focusing on sexist male fantasies of the Alaska governor has appeared. Hustler’s Larry Flynt is already peddling a new porn video about Palin. And, no one in the news media seems concerned enough …

Comments Off on The Price of Pleasure: Pornography, Sexuality, and Relationships

Oct 30 2008

Proposition 8: Marriage Hangs in the Balance

Feature Stories | Published 30 Oct 2008, 9:57 am | Comments Off on Proposition 8: Marriage Hangs in the Balance -

| the entire program


As we head closer to the elections, Proposition 8, the same-sex marriage ban hovers on the brink of passing. Massive amounts of money have been poured into passing the measure, particularly by the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Thousands of gay couples who tied the knot after the state Supreme Court decision early …

Comments Off on Proposition 8: Marriage Hangs in the Balance

Next »