Archive for June, 2010

Jun 30 2010

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 22

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There are few bands that sell over a million albums a year nearly 40 years after they stopped making music. The Doors are among them, a band that cut only 6 studio albums and were together for less than a decade. With their controversial lead singer Jim Morrison, their unconventional music, and their unpredictable stage performances, The Doors …

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Jun 30 2010

June 30, 2010

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“Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.” — Jim Morrison …

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Jun 29 2010

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 21

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shock doctrineThe leaders of the Group of 20 countries or G20 met in Toronto last week to adopt what they call austerity measures in response to the global financial crisis. Discussions focused around deficit reduction rather than relief for ordinary citizens. After intense lobbying by the financial sector, the governments meeting in Toronto postponed plans for tough banking regulations. G20 leaders also …

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Jun 29 2010

June 29, 2010

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“We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history.” — Sonia Johnson …

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Jun 28 2010

June 28, 2010

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“A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.” — Kahlil Gibran …

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Jun 28 2010

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 20

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theory and practice

Noam Chomsky is an MIT professor of Linguistics and a harsh critic of American domestic and foreign policy. His wide-ranging criticisms have made him an enemy of the powerful, and a beloved intellectual for generations of progressives. In his eighties, he continues to travel extensively, lecture widely, and write prolifically. Chomsky’s latest book, Hope and Prospects, explores a range of …

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Jun 25 2010

Weekly Digest – 06/25/10

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This week on Uprising:

* U.S. Ranks Dismally Low in New Health Care Study
* Black Agenda Report about Fascism and the “War on Terror”
* In and Out of Crisis: The Global Financial Meltdown and Left Alternatives
* The US Social Forum Brings Together …

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Jun 25 2010

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 17

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fuel the film

A charter boat captain in Louisiana who shot himself to death yesterday is being considered the 12th human casualty of the BP oil spill in the Gulf. Fifty five year old William Allen Cruse was standing on the bridge of his boat when he aimed his gun at his own head after weeks of being distraught watching his 20 year …

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Jun 25 2010

June 25, 2010

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“Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.” — Chief Seattle, 1855 …

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Jun 24 2010

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 16

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media educationShop ‘Til You Drop

A recent Gallup poll split consumers found that consumer spending this month is returning to what they call a “new normal” or what essentially lower levels of consumer spending. The poll split people surveyed into three categories, Upper, Middle, and Lower Income, and a report accompanying the poll found the obvious result that middle and lower-income consumers do not …

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