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Jun 24 2010

June 24, 2010

Subversive Thoughts | Published 24 Jun 2010, 9:15 am | Comments Off on June 24, 2010 -

“This empire, unlike any other in the history of the world, has been built primarily through economic manipulation, through cheating, through fraud, through seducing people into our way of life.” — John Perkins …

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Jun 23 2010

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 15

Feature Stories | Published 23 Jun 2010, 10:01 am | Comments Off on KPFK Fund Drive – Day 15 -

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crime of our timePlunder: The Crime Of Our Time

Last week Senate Republicans killed a version of the jobs bill that had been significantly trimmed by Democrats in an effort to win bi-partisan support. The legislative package would have extended tax breaks for individuals and businesses, and allocated 24 billion dollars in aid to states struggling to close budget gaps. On Friday the …

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Jun 22 2010

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 14

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fuel the filmThe company that owned the Deepwater Horizon rig which exploded in April triggering the worst environmental disaster in US history, is criticizing the Obama Administration’s 6 month moratorium on offshore oil drilling in deep waters. Transocean owned the rig which was operated by the UK-based oil giant BP. Its attorneys complained that the moratorium was unprecedented and could be “economically …

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Jun 22 2010

Don’t Wait! Make a Pledge to Keep KPFK on the Air!

KPFK is in desperate need of funds! After 14 days of fund raising we are not even at the half-way mark to our $900,000 goal. Please do not wait any longer – make a pledge at 818-985-5735 or at www.kpfk.org! …

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Jun 22 2010

June 22, 2010

Subversive Thoughts | Published 22 Jun 2010, 9:18 am | Comments Off on June 22, 2010 -

“If each person were to sweep before his own house, the city would soon be clean.” — Polish Proverb …

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Jun 21 2010

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 13

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800 mile wallIn a new push by anti-immigrant advocates in Arizona, Senator Russell Pearce has proposed denying citizenship to children born in the United States to undocumented parents. Despite the fact that citizenship is a constitutional birthright protected by the fourteenth amendment, Pearce and his supporters argue that its time to amend the constitution to change that. Meanwhile a 19 year old undocumented …

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Jun 21 2010

June 21, 2010

Subversive Thoughts | Published 21 Jun 2010, 9:20 am | Comments Off on June 21, 2010 -

“Silence never won rights. They are not handed down from above; they are forced by pressures from below.” — Roger Nash Baldwin …

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Jun 18 2010

Weekly Digest – 06/18/10

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This week on Uprising:

* The Real Story Behind the News of Afghanistan’s Mineral Wealth
* A Critique of Media Coverage of the Federal Deficit
* Black Agenda Report about Obama’s Assault on Union Teachers
* Who Can Stop the Drums? Urban Social Movements in …

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Jun 18 2010

KPFK Fund Drive – Day 10

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

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freshFresh! The Movie

A recent investigation by the US Center for Disease Control across 14 states has found salmonella contamination in Marie Callender’s brand Cheesy Chicken and Rice frozen meals, manufactured by the giant agribusiness, ConAgra. The frozen meals are being recalled from all over the country. Stories such as this do not seem to garner much attention these days, as we seem …

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Jun 18 2010

June 18, 2010

Subversive Thoughts | Published 18 Jun 2010, 9:32 am | Comments Off on June 18, 2010 -

“The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway.” — Michael Pollan …

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