Archive for September, 2009

Sep 30 2009

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 16

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Lies My Teacher Told Me
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When students are asked what their least favorite subject in school is, they overwhelmingly say history. History classes tend to have the greatest percentage of semi-conscious students. Is that because history is just inherently boring? Historian and history-book critic James Loewen says no. After studying a dozen high school history textbooks, …

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Sep 30 2009

September 30, 2009

Subversive Thoughts | Published 30 Sep 2009, 9:45 am | Comments Off on September 30, 2009 -

“History, despite its wrenching pain,
Cannot be unlived, and if faced
With courage, need not be lived again.” — Maya Angelou …

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Sep 29 2009

September 29, 2009

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“There is more logic in humor than in anything else because humor is truth.” — Victor Borges …

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Sep 29 2009

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 15

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George Carlin – It’s Bad for Ya
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More than one year ago on June 22, 2008, one of the greatest and most influential stand-up comedians of all time, died. George Dennis Patrick Carlin was 71 years old – he was struck by heart failure just one month after he performed his 14th and final HBO special, just …

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Sep 28 2009

KPFK Fund Drive Day 14

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The Living Dead

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President Obama was recently asked by a world leader at the G 20 summit why in the course of the healthcare debate were some Americans depicting him as Hitler. The specter of facism and Nazi ideology conflated with the idea of socialism and hence government-run healthcare is a common thread in the talking …

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Sep 28 2009

September 28, 2009

Subversive Thoughts | Published 28 Sep 2009, 9:28 am | Comments Off on September 28, 2009 -

“A country without a memory, is a country of madmen.” — George Santayana …

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Sep 25 2009

Weekly Digest – 09/25/09

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Our weekly edition is a nationally syndicated one-hour digest of the best of our daily coverage.

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This week on Uprising:

* Gar Alperovitz: America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty, and Our Democracy
* Mike Davis: Budget Cuts, Tuition Hikes, Spark Statewide Walkouts of UC Campuses

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Sep 25 2009

September 25th, 2009

Subversive Thoughts | Published 25 Sep 2009, 9:24 am | Comments Off on September 25th, 2009 -

There is more than a verbal tie between the words common, community and communication — John Dewey …

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Sep 25 2009

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 11

The Political Mind: A Cognitive Scientist’s Guide to Your Brain and Its Politics

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As President Obama continues to push for reform of the nation’s health care system, right-wing resistance has encapsulated itself in emotionally charged, yet simple phrases. “Death panels,” “socialism,” and “government takeover,” are immediately recognizable and updated additions to today’s lexicon of conservatism. Obama, …

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Sep 24 2009

September 24, 2009

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“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” — Maria Robinson …

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