Archive for February, 2009

Feb 23 2009

KPFK Fund Drive Day 18 – Crude Impact and the Tyranny of Oil (Rebroadcast)

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Crude ImpactDespite the fact that most industries across the board are feeling the impact of the recession, the oil industry has so far remained more or less immune. Oil giant Exxon-Mobil posted a net profit of $45.2 billion for all of 2008. Still, the fall in oil prices from last year has …

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Feb 20 2009

Weekly Digest – 02/20/09 (Rebroadcast)

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This week on Uprising:

* Plunder and Blunder: The Rise and Fall of the Bubble Economy
* Black Agenda Report called “The World Flees From The American Disease”
* The War Comes Home: Washington’s Battle Against America’s Veterans
* Empire Notes: …

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Feb 19 2009

KPFK Fund Drive Day 14 – Century of the Self

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the trapNew data from the Labor Department showed this morning that the number of people continuing to claim jobless benefits rose to a new record high in early February. The Federal Reserve in the mean time, released projections of the economy growing in the long term, but in the short term, this …

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Feb 19 2009

February 19, 2009

Subversive Thoughts | Published 19 Feb 2009, 10:30 am | Comments Off on February 19, 2009 -

“The only reason a great many American families don’t own an elephant is that they have never been offered an elephant for a dollar down and easy weekly payments.” — Mad Magazine …

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Feb 18 2009

KPFK Fund Drive Day 13: Tim Wise – Between Barack and a Hard Place

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the trapThe Obama administration is making moves toward reversing the US boycott of the UN Conference on Racism. Under President Bush, the US refused to attend meetings on the basis of language that apparently singled out Israel for its treatment of Palestinians. Also controversial at the conference is a move to call …

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Feb 18 2009

February 18, 2009

Subversive Thoughts | Published 18 Feb 2009, 10:29 am | Comments Off on February 18, 2009 -

“The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.” — Pearl S. Buck …

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Feb 17 2009

Fund Drive Day 12 – The Trap by Adam Curtis

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the trapA former guard at Guantanamo Bay Prison has revealed the cruelty and chaos that dominated the early days of the US-run prison. Army Pvt. Brandon Neely says soldiers behaved shamefully towards detainees through torture and humiliation, until observers from Red Cross International arrived. Guantanamo was one of several aspects of George …

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Feb 17 2009

February 17, 2009

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“You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man’s freedom. You can only be free if I am free.” — Clarence Darrow …

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Feb 16 2009

KPFK Fund Drive Day 11 – Celebrating Black History Month

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February is Black History Month, and with the election of the nation’s first Black President, there has been some debate and discussion about the significance of allocating a month each year to Black History. Ron Daniels, the President of the Institute of the Black World, in a commentary recently said, “Those who would …

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Feb 16 2009

February 16, 2009

Subversive Thoughts | Published 16 Feb 2009, 10:43 am | Comments Off on February 16, 2009 -

“Almost always, the creative, dedicated minority has made the world better.” — Martin Luther King Jr. …

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