Archive for June, 2009

Jun 30 2009

July 1, 2009

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We’ll examine the Supreme Court ruling in favor of white firefighters in Connecticut and how that may impact the confirmation of Sonia Sotomayor to that court. And, we’ll hear the latest in the Israeli Navy’s confrontation of a Free Gaza boat carrying activists and humanitarian aid. And, we’ll learn why LA has the nation’s deadliest air and what you can do about it. …

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Jun 30 2009

Iraqis Celebrate National Sovereignty as US Troops Withdraw

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iraqisToday has been declared National Sovereignty Day in Iraq as U.S. troops officially withdraw from the country’s cities and towns. As agreed in a bilateral pact signed early this year, U.S. troops are to pull out of most Iraqi cities today and completely out of the country by December 31, 2011. Around 130,000 American troops will remain at two …

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Jun 30 2009

The W Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour

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kamau bellTwo Republican Party activists in South Carolina apologized earlier this month for racist jokes made online about Barack and Michelle Obama. Dispelling the notions of a ‘post-racial’ society, the apologies are just the most recent in a steady stream of racist humor continuing since the first African-American president’s inauguration. In stark contrast to those supposed one-liners, San Francisco-based …

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Jun 30 2009

Latino Activist Accused of Electoral Fraud

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nativo lopezLongtime Southern California activist and frequent Uprising guest Nativo Lopez was brought up on charges last Wednesday of electoral fraud. The California Secretary of State has alleged that the tireless advocate for Latino, worker and immigrant rights registered to vote in the city of Boyle Heights back in 2006 despite having been a resident of Orange County at …

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Jun 30 2009

Empire Notes on the Military Coup in Honduras

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Empire NotesEmpire Notes are weekly commentaries filed by Rahul Mahajan, author of Full Spectrum Dominance and The New Crusade. Today’s commentary is on the Military Coup in Honduras

GUEST: Rahul Mahajan, author of Full Spectrum Dominance and The New Crusade.

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Jun 30 2009

Subversive Historian – 06/30/09

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Eric Drooker Haile Selassie’s Plea

Back in the day on June 30th, 1936 Haile Selassie, emperor of Ethiopia, gave an impassioned address to the League of Nations deploring the invasion of his country by Italy. The international organization had earlier condemned the Mussolini government as an aggressor for its attack on the African nation on October 3rd, 1935. By the …

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Jun 30 2009

June 30, 2009

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“Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.” — Abraham Lincoln …

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Jun 29 2009

June 30, 2009

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We’ll find out what National Sovereignty Day in Iraq means and when US troops could really all leave. And, Orange County based Latino rights advocate Nativo Lopez will join us live to comment on being charged with four felonies related to voter fraud. And, acclaimed stand-up comic W Kamau Bell will join us live in studio with a sneak preview of his Comedy Central show called Ending Racism in Less Than an Hour. …

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Jun 29 2009

Military Ousts Honduran President Zelaya

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zelayaHonduran President Manuel Zelaya was ousted in a military coup and taken to Costa Rica early Sunday morning. His ouster took place on the day of a planned referendum on constitutional reforms which was opposed by the Honduran Congress. Roberto Micheletti, the head of the Congressional Assembly and second-in-line to the Presidency has taken over as acting …

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Jun 29 2009

Caring For Our Parents

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gleckmanAs part of his on-going efforts to reform the nation’s health care and insurance system, President Obama will hold a town hall meeting this Wednesday in Annandale, Virginia. The debate over health care reform has generated a tremendous amount of debate with Republicans warning against the taxing of employer-provided benefits and accusing the White House of being “socialist.” …

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