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Feb 26 2010

Weekly Digest – 02/26/10

Weekly Digest | Published 26 Feb 2010, 1:48 pm | Comments Off on Weekly Digest – 02/26/10 -

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This week on Uprising:

* Afghanistan Marja Offensive Aimed At Convincing US Public
* Banks Manage to Sidestep Credit Card Reform
* Black Agenda Report on Police Brutality in New York
* Extreme Right Wing Attempts Takeover of Republican Party

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Feb 26 2010

March 1, 2010

Coming Up | Published 26 Feb 2010, 1:14 pm | Comments Off on March 1, 2010 -

We’ll examine the US’s latest offensive in Marja, Afghanistan – our guest Gareth Porter thinks it’s meant more to convince Americans to support the war than have strategic value. And, Max Blumenthal reports back from the Annual CPAC conference where he was attacked by a right wing mob. Plus, new credit card regulations aimed at protecting consumers end up being undermined by banks even before implementation. …

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Feb 26 2010

February 26, 2010

Subversive Thoughts | Published 26 Feb 2010, 10:34 am | Comments Off on February 26, 2010 -

“A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on the installment plan.” — Martin Luther King Jr. …

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Feb 26 2010

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 25

Feature Stories | Published 26 Feb 2010, 10:32 am | Comments Off on KPFK Fund Drive – Day 25 -

Black HistoryIn one of the first acts of non-violent resistance of the civil rights movement, a black woman named Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus for a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama, on December 1st 1955. It was an act that launched a year long successful boycott of the bus system, led by Martin Luther King Jr, and was among …

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Feb 25 2010

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 24

Angela DavisBorn and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, Angela Y. Davis, studied philosophy at Brandeis University, one of only three black students in her freshman class. She went on to live in France and Germany where she became involved in radical movements, eventually returning to the United States. Back in the US Angela Davis joined the Communist Party and in 1969 became an acting assistant professor …

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Feb 25 2010

February 25, 2010

Subversive Thoughts | Published 25 Feb 2010, 10:32 am | Comments Off on February 25, 2010 -

“Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them.” — Frederick Douglass …

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Feb 24 2010

KPFK Fund Drive Day 23

CheNewly unearthed images by the legendary Cuban photographer Alberto Korda show Fidel Castro and Che Guevara playing golf and fishing in military uniform and riding on the back of a vehicle heavily armed. The photos are to be auctioned off for thousands of dollars. Alberto Korda is best known for taking a photo of Argentine doctor-turned-revolutionary Che Guevara, that has become the most reproduced photo …

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Feb 24 2010

February 24, 2010

Subversive Thoughts | Published 24 Feb 2010, 12:08 pm | Comments Off on February 24, 2010 -

“Many will call me an adventurer – and that I am, only one of a different sort: one of those who risks his skin to prove his platitudes.” — Che Guevara …

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Feb 23 2010

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 22

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Shop ‘Til You Drop: The Crisis of Consumerismshop til you dropA new study by scientists at the University of Chicago is looking for a correlation between childhood obesity and television advertising. The federally funded study is the first attempt to investigate whether the barrage of television advertising of food influences children’s eating habits. The same researchers previously found that 98% of food ads viewed by …

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Feb 23 2010

February 23, 2010

Subversive Thoughts | Published 23 Feb 2010, 10:39 am | Comments Off on February 23, 2010 -

“The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich. Consequently, the modern poor are not pitied… but written off as trash. The twentieth-century consumer economy has produced the first culture for which a beggar is a reminder of nothing.” — John Berger …

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