Archive for February, 2009

Feb 27 2009

Weekly Digest – 02/27/09

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This week on Uprising:

* Obama Addresses Congress: Norman Solomon Analyzes his Economic Plan
* Black Agenda Report on the economy and American manufacturing
* William Kleinknecht on Ronald Reagan and the Betrayal of Main Street, America
* Empire Notes on Obama and Afghanistan …

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Feb 27 2009

March 2, 2009

Coming Up | Published 27 Feb 2009, 1:35 pm | Comments Off on March 2, 2009 -

We’ll look at Tuesday’s local elections including the race for city council seats, LA Mayor, and City Controller. Plus a debate on Measure B, the plan to make LA the solar power capital of the US. And, a live report from Washington DC where thousands of young activists are gathering to make their voice heard on climate change. And this week’s Empire Notes. …

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Feb 27 2009

February 27, 2009

Subversive Thoughts | Published 27 Feb 2009, 10:49 am | Comments Off on February 27, 2009 -

“Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of resistance.” — Woodrow Wilson …

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Feb 27 2009

KPFK Fund Drive Day 22 – An Adam Curtis Special

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the trapToday is my last chance to ask you to support KPFK and Uprising will end this fund drive with our most popular thank you gift, The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom? by BBC film maker Adam Curtis. Through his 3 hour film, The Trap, we will explore the …

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Feb 26 2009

KPFK Fund Drive Day 21 – Chomsky and Zinn Beyond Elections

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The election of Barack Obama to the presidency, while historic in its breaking of a racial barrier, has also inspired a large number of Americans, young and old, to become politically active. Progressives are warning that Obama is no radical, rather a centrist Democrat who is open to pressure from the left. On issues like …

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Feb 26 2009

February 26, 2009

Subversive Thoughts | Published 26 Feb 2009, 10:36 am | Comments Off on February 26, 2009 -

“I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. And because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.” — Helen Keller …

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Feb 25 2009

KPFK Fund Drive Day 20 – Maxed Out

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maxed outPresident Obama addressed a joint session of Congress yesterday, in what was essentially a state-of-the union talk. Obama justified the stimulus bill he just signed into law, and outlined his ideas for reforming the economy through investing in renewable energy technologies, health care reform, and fixing public education. Many reacted to the …

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Feb 25 2009

February 25, 2009

Subversive Thoughts | Published 25 Feb 2009, 10:45 am | Comments Off on February 25, 2009 -

“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children…to leave the world a better place…to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson …

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Feb 24 2009

February 24, 2009

Subversive Thoughts | Published 24 Feb 2009, 10:51 am | Comments Off on February 24, 2009 -

“The mechanics of oppressing people is to pervert them to the extent that they become the instruments of their own oppression.” – Kumasi, from Crips and Bloods: Made in America …

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Feb 24 2009

KPFK Fund Drive Day 19 – Crips and Bloods – Made in America

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A 17 year old boy was shot in the head and killed last night in South LA, after getting off a city bus. An LAPD officer told the press that the killer, another boy, was a member of a rival gang, and fled after the shooting. Meanwhile, three unrelated drive-by shootings across Los Angeles …

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