Archive for October, 2008

Oct 30 2008

Subversive Historian – 10/30/08

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The Jayuya Uprising by Subversive Historian Gabriel San Roman

Fifty-eight years ago on this day in people’s history, the Jayuya Uprising took hold on the island of Puerto Rico. On the morning of October 30th, 1950, Blanca Canales of the Nationalist Party led an armed rebellion to liberate Puerto Rico from U.S. colonialism and declare its independence. Pedro Albizu Campos …

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Oct 30 2008

October 30, 2008

Subversive Thoughts | Published 30 Oct 2008, 9:21 am | Comments Off on October 30, 2008 -

“True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.” — Martin Luther King Jr …

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Oct 29 2008

October 30, 2008

Coming Up | Published 29 Oct 2008, 10:57 am | Comments Off on October 30, 2008 -

We’ll meet Sarah Gogin, a 20 year-old student at Loyola Marymount – she’ll talk to us about her 2 dads, and why she wants Proposition 8 defeated. Plus Journalism professor Robert Jensen joins us in studio to discuss the elections, grassroots resistance, and his new documentary film. …

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Oct 29 2008

Marian Wright Edelman: The Sea is So Wide and My Boat is So Small

Feature Stories | Published 29 Oct 2008, 9:42 am | Comments Off on Marian Wright Edelman: The Sea is So Wide and My Boat is So Small -

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edelmanA new study last week concluded that more than 2 million American children whose parents have employer provided health insurance, are not insured themselves. The result contradicts the myth that the key to getting healthcare for all children is to get their parents insured. Nationwide, a total of 8.1 million children under the age …

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Oct 29 2008

Margaret Atwood on Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth

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margaret atwoodAs the stock market continues to plummet nationally and banks are teetering globally, investors are selling off their stocks faster than ever. The recession has frozen the credit market, putting many ordinary Americans in a bind – before they can qualify for a loan to build or fix a home, start or …

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Oct 29 2008

Subversive Historian – 10/29/08

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The Lynching of Katsu Goto by Subversive Historian Gabriel San Roman

One-hundred and nineteen years ago on this day in people’s history, Japanese storekeeper Katsu Goto was lynched in Hawaii. On the morning of October 29th, 1889, the body of Goto was found hanging by a rope from a telephone pole. As one of the “first ship” immigrants from Japan …

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Oct 29 2008

October 29, 2008

Subversive Thoughts | Published 29 Oct 2008, 9:06 am | Comments Off on October 29, 2008 -

“Debt, n. An ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of the slavedriver.” — Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary, 1911 …

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Oct 28 2008

October 29, 2008

Coming Up | Published 28 Oct 2008, 1:57 pm | Comments Off on October 29, 2008 -

A Feminist Double-Header – Children’s Rights Advocate Marian Wright Edelman about her new book: The Sea is So Wide and My Boat is So Small: Charting a Course for the Next Generation. And, pre-eminent author Margaret Atwood on her new book, Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth …

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Oct 28 2008

Hope on a Tightrope: Words and Wisdom of Cornel West

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cornel westWith one week to go until the historic 2008 presidential election, a majority of national polls show Democratic candidate Barack Obama with the advantage over his rival John McCain. The prospects of Obama becoming the first African-American president in our nation’s history underscore how much race and democracy matter in this election. A …

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Oct 28 2008

Saving Marriage

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saving marriageWith the Presidential election claiming the vast majority of election-related attention, here in the state of California, Proposition 8 is garnering a firestorm of controversy. Support for the proposition, which would amend the state constitution to restrict marriage to heterosexuals, has changed dramatically. While there are similar marriage amendments on the ballot in …

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