Archive for February, 2010

Feb 22 2010

February 22, 2010

Subversive Thoughts | Published 22 Feb 2010, 11:48 am | Comments Off on February 22, 2010 -

“The walls, the bars, the guns and the guards can never encircle or hold down the idea of the people.” — Huey Newton …

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Feb 22 2010

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 21

Feature Stories | Published 22 Feb 2010, 10:55 am | Comments Off on KPFK Fund Drive – Day 21 -

PRAPacifica Radio Archives 60th Anniversary Mp3 CD collectionThe sounds of Black History as preserved in the Pacifica Radio Archives. Today as we begin to wrap up this pledge drive, we spend the hour exploring the Archives’ 60th Anniversary Black History collection, much of it newly preserved and digitized through a special grant from the American Archives Pilot Project funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Many …

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Feb 19 2010

Weekly Digest – 02/19/10

Weekly Digest | Published 19 Feb 2010, 2:56 pm | Comments Off on Weekly Digest – 02/19/10 -

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:

* Conversation with Huwaida Arraf, Chair of the Free Gaza Movement
* Empire Notes on the Afghanistan Offensive
* How Everyday Products Make People Sick: Toxins at Home and in the Workplace

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Feb 19 2010

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 18

Feature Stories | Published 19 Feb 2010, 10:43 am | Comments Off on KPFK Fund Drive – Day 18 -

great squeeze A number of scientific institutions including the NASA-Goddard Institute for Space Studies, the World Meteorological Organization, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have concluded that 2009 was one of the warmest years on record and that the decade 2000-2009 was warmer than the decade before it, which was warmer than the decade before it. Yet, conservative naysayers continue to ignore the overwhelming …

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Feb 19 2010

February 19, 2010

Subversive Thoughts | Published 19 Feb 2010, 10:24 am | Comments Off on February 19, 2010 -

“We can build an economy that does not destroy its natural support systems, a global community where the basic needs of all the Earth’s people are satisfied, and a world that will allow us to think of ourselves as civilized. This is entirely doable.” — Lester Brown …

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Feb 18 2010

February 18, 2010

Subversive Thoughts | Published 18 Feb 2010, 11:25 am | Comments Off on February 18, 2010 -

“Democracy asks us to put the needs and rights of people at the center of our endeavors. This means investing in people. Investing in people means first of all food, clean water, education and healthcare. These are the basic human rights. It is the challenge of any real democracy to guarantee them.” — Jean-Bertrand Aristide …

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Feb 18 2010

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 17

Feature Stories | Published 18 Feb 2010, 10:41 am | Comments Off on KPFK Fund Drive – Day 17 -

haitiA report released this past Tuesday has deemed the earthquake that devastated Haiti last month as likely the “most destructive natural disaster in modern times.” The description was placed in the context of the tremor’s impact on the population and the economy of the western hemisphere’s poorest country. The Inter-American Development Bank, in the findings of its report, placed the cost of reconstruction to be …

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Feb 17 2010

February 17, 2010

Subversive Thoughts | Published 17 Feb 2010, 10:58 am | Comments Off on February 17, 2010 -

“An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.” — Martin Luther King Jr. …

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Feb 17 2010

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 16

Feature Stories | Published 17 Feb 2010, 10:57 am | Comments Off on KPFK Fund Drive – Day 16 -

PRAPacifica Radio Archives 60th Anniversary Mp3 CD collection. This special MP3 collection contains fifty hours of newly preserved and digitized audio, made possible thanks to a generous grant from the American Archives Pilot Project funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Many of the recordings in this collection were previously publicly unavailable due to severe tape deterioration, but thanks to the restoration expertise of our …

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Feb 16 2010

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 15

Feature Stories | Published 16 Feb 2010, 10:49 am | Comments Off on KPFK Fund Drive – Day 15 -

homotoxicusA study published last Thursday in the Environmental Health Perspectives Journal links fetal exposure to a class of chemicals called Phthalates with attention and behavioral problems in childhood. The study is the first to find significant negative effects from the phthalates found in every-day products like lotions, shampoos, and nail polish. Researchers at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine interviewed the mothers of 188 New …

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