Archive for December, 2008

Dec 31 2008

Weekly Digest – 12/31/08

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This week on Uprising:

* The Uprising: An Unauthorized Tour of the Populist Revolt Scaring Wall Street and Washington – a one-hour special with author and organizer, David Sirota (holiday re-broadcast)
* Empire Notes on the Israeli Bombing of Gaza (new)
* Black …

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Dec 31 2008

January 5, 2009

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On Monday January 5th we’ll commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution with a conversation with Jana K Lipman, author of “Guantanamo: A Working-Class History Between Empire and Revolution.” And, we’ll find out the latest in the fight over Minnesota’s Senate Seat between political comedian Al Franken and Incumbent Norm Coleman. Plus, we’ll get the latest update on the situation in Gaza. …

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Dec 31 2008

Israel Defies World, Continues to Pound Gaza

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injured boyFor a fifth straight day Israel continued to relentlessly bomb the besieged Gaza Strip, destroying homes and killing civilians. The Israeli government rejected calls for a ceasefire saying it would give the Hamas party time to regroup. The stated goal of the military strikes is to end the random rocket fire by Hamas into Israeli towns …

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Dec 31 2008

The Impact of W – Part 3 – War on the Planet

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jim motavalliAs we approach the end of 8 years of George W Bush, we present today the last part of our three part series examining the impact of this president, leaving office with one of the worst approval ratings in history. On Monday we focused on the war abroad and the war at home. Yesterday we looked …

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Dec 31 2008

Black Agenda Report about Israel and the US

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Glen FordGlen Ford is a writer and radio commentator and the Executive Editor of The Black Agenda Report. This week’s commentary is about Israel and the US.

Visit www.blackagendareport.com for more information. …

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Dec 31 2008

Subversive Historian – 12/31/08

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Eric Drooker British East India Company Chartered by Subversive Historian Gabriel San Roman

Four-hundred and eight years ago on this day in people’s history, the British East India Company was chartered by Queen Elizabeth I. On December 31st, 1600, under the title of “The Governor and Company of Merchants of London Trading into the East Indies,” the group …

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Dec 31 2008

December 31, 2008

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“The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.” — Gaylord Nelson …

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Dec 30 2008

December 31, 2008

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We present the third part of our series examining the Impact of W, focusing on how the last eight years of George W Bush’s presidency have affected the health of our planet: from global warming, to endangered species. It’s the final part of our three part, end-of-the-year series. How much has been devastated? And how will we ever recover? …

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Dec 30 2008

The Impact of W – Part 2 – War on Women, Minorities, and the Poor

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Neck DeepAs we approach the end of 8 years of George W Bush, we continue today with our three part series examining the impact of this president, leaving office with one of the worst approval ratings in history. Yesterday we focused on the war abroad and the war at home. Today we will take a look at Bush’s war on women, minorities, and …

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Dec 30 2008

Subversive Historian – 12/30/08

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The GM Sit-Down Strike of 1936-1937 by Subversive Historian Gabriel San Roman

Seventy-two years ago on this day in people’s history, General Motor autoworkers began a sit-down strike. On December 30th, 1936, members of the relatively newly formed United Autoworkers Union decided to lock themselves in Flint Michigan’s Fisher Body plant #1. GM had been planning …

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