Archive for October, 2010

Oct 28 2010

The Best Government Money Can Buy

Feature Stories | Published 28 Oct 2010, 10:01 am | Comments Off on The Best Government Money Can Buy -

best government money can buyIn addition to the new political players spending millions to persuade voters, there are the lobbyists in Washington D.C. working around the clock to win the votes of elected officials. Lobbyists are derided and blamed for advancing the interests of the powerful over the will of the American public. As a candidate in the presidential primary, President …

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Oct 28 2010

Black Agenda Report on Police Racism in the U.S. and UK

Black Agenda Report,Commentaries | Published 28 Oct 2010, 9:59 am | Comments Off on Black Agenda Report on Police Racism in the U.S. and UK -

Glen FordGlen Ford is a writer and radio commentator and the Executive Editor of The Black Agenda Report. This week’s commentary is the One Nation Rally.

Visit www.blackagendareport.com for more information. …

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Oct 28 2010

October 28, 2010

Subversive Thoughts | Published 28 Oct 2010, 9:17 am | Comments Off on October 28, 2010 -

“The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers, the special interests. An invisible empire has been set up above the forms of democracy.” — Woodrow Wilson …

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Oct 27 2010

October 28, 2010

Coming Up | Published 27 Oct 2010, 2:00 pm | Comments Off on October 28, 2010 -

We’ll cover the death of Nestor Kirchner, former president of Argentina, his tenure, and how business interests have reacted. And, special coverage of money in elections, leading up to the most expensive mid-term elections in US history. Amanda Terkel, writer for the Huffington Post, and film maker Francis Megahy whose brand new documentary is called The Best Government Money Can Buy will join us. Plus the Black Agenda Report. …

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Oct 27 2010

The Adventures of Unemployed Man

Gan GolanUprising host, Sonali Kolhatkar interviews Gan Golan, co-author with Erich Origen, of the new book The Adventures of Unemployed Man.

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Oct 27 2010

At the Tea Party with Laura Flanders – Part 2

Feature Stories | Published 27 Oct 2010, 9:51 am | Comments Off on At the Tea Party with Laura Flanders – Part 2 -

at the tea partyThe Tea Party movement may be a loose network of ultra-conservatives that don’t always agree with one another, but they have managed to alter the political landscape in a very short time, likely affecting the outcome of next week’s election. A new book published by OR Books, and edited by journalist and writer Laura Flanders focuses on …

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Oct 27 2010

California Budget Overly Optimistic, Leaves Behind Child Healthcare

budget impasseGovernor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a budget for the state of California on October 8th, one hundred days into the fiscal year, ending the longest budget stalemate in the state’s history. As in previous years, a major battle over the budget caused an impasse that had direct and immediate impacts on the ability of government agencies to provide services. Since …

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Oct 27 2010

Progressives Unimpressed by Boxer, Fearful of Fiorina

Feature Stories | Published 27 Oct 2010, 9:50 am | Comments Off on Progressives Unimpressed by Boxer, Fearful of Fiorina -

boxer fiorinaAccording to a USC/Los Angeles Times poll released last Sunday, Carly Fiorina is slowly gaining ground against incumbent Barbara Boxer in the California senatorial race. Boxer is up by five points: 43 to 38 percent, with 13 percent of voters remaining undecided. In spite of Boxer’s 2.3 million voter advantage over Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO’s approval ratings have …

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Oct 27 2010

The Right Hook – 10/27/10

The Right HookThe Right Hook, a weekly segment which covers the machinations of the right wing, from the Republican Party to the Tea Party Patriots, and beyond. By Chris Bennett

Last week, Juan Williams created a media firestorm by declaring his fear of Muslims on Bill O’Reilly’s show The Factor. Williams said that when he gets on a plane …

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Oct 27 2010

October 27, 2010

Subversive Thoughts | Published 27 Oct 2010, 9:26 am | Comments Off on October 27, 2010 -

“Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another–too often ending in the loss of both.” — Tryon Edwards …

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