Archive for September, 2009

Sep 24 2009

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 10

Feature Stories | Published 24 Sep 2009, 9:43 am | Comments Off on KPFK Fund Drive – Day 10 -

addicted to plasticAddicted to Plastic: The Rise and Demise of a Modern Miracle

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The Northern California city of San Jose just passed a ban on plastic bags. It’s one of the country’s strictest bans, and reflects a growing awareness across the nation, as one city after another adopts similar bans. Proponents of such bans explain that plastic bags generate mountains …

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Sep 23 2009

Fall Funddrive

Coming Up | Published 23 Sep 2009, 12:09 pm | Comments Off on Fall Funddrive -

KPFK’s Fall Funddrive is on! Please tune in each day and pledge at any level you can either online at www.kpfk.org, or by calling 818-985-5735 (KPFK).

For more information, visit www.mostdangerousman.org, and www.ellsberg.net.

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Sep 23 2009

Most Dangerous Man in America – KPFK Discount Tickets!

The Most Dangerous Man in America – Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers is premiering Wednesday September 23rd at 6:30 pm at the Laemmle Monica 4-Plex Theater, 1332 2nd St. in Santa Monica, CA 90401.

Ellsberg and the filmmakers will be present for Q&A.

Tickets at the door at $40 a piece.

BUT, KPFK listeners can attend at the “activist rate” of $40 for 3 tickets.

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Sep 23 2009

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 9

Feature Stories | Published 23 Sep 2009, 9:22 am | Comments Off on KPFK Fund Drive – Day 9 -

darwinThe Genius of Darwin
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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of one of the most important scientific works of all time: The Origin of Species, the seminal work by biologist Charles Darwin, whose theory of evolution forms the basis of our understanding of all life. The theory of Natural Selection, by which species of living creatures evolve …

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Sep 23 2009

September 23, 2009

Subversive Thoughts | Published 23 Sep 2009, 9:14 am | Comments Off on September 23, 2009 -

“We admit that we are like apes, but we seldom realize that we are apes.” — Richard Dawkins …

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Sep 22 2009

September 22, 2009

Subversive Thoughts | Published 22 Sep 2009, 9:42 am | Comments Off on September 22, 2009 -

“All over the place, from the popular culture to the propaganda system, there is constant pressure to make people feel that they are helpless, that the only role they can have is to ratify decisions and to consume.” — Noam Chomsky …

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Sep 22 2009

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 8

Feature Stories | Published 22 Sep 2009, 9:40 am | Comments Off on KPFK Fund Drive – Day 8 -

zelayaThe democratically elected president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya returned in secret to his country yesterday after being in exile for nearly 3 months following a right wing coup that overthrew him. The coup leader, Roberto Micheletti has warned that Zelaya faces arrest if he returned. The president is currently under the protection of the Brazilian embassy, near where a confrontation between police and protesters took …

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Sep 21 2009

September 21, 2009

Subversive Thoughts | Published 21 Sep 2009, 9:55 am | Comments Off on September 21, 2009 -

“The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only duty of good government.” — Thomas Jefferson …

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Sep 21 2009

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 7

Feature Stories | Published 21 Sep 2009, 9:45 am | Comments Off on KPFK Fund Drive – Day 7 -

Michael Moore’s Sicko
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President Obama continued his efforts to sell his healthcare proposals to the American public on Sunday, appearing on 5 Sunday morning talk shows. Obama admitted that the health care fight had “humbled” him. His media blitz comes ahead of a critical week in the legislature on the healthcare reform battle. Max Baucus, the Blue-dog Democrat from Montana, who …

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Sep 18 2009

Weekly Digest – 09/18/09

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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:

* Mandatory Health Insurance On Top of HMO Wishlists
* Black Agenda Report about Black Studies Programs
* The Eye of the Whale: New Novel on Dangers of Chemical Industry
* Mumia Abu Jamal on Van Jones
* Activists Allege Free …

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