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Dec 30 2010

Weekly Digest – 12/30/10

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This week on Uprising:

* The Biggest Underreported Stories of 2010: Increase of Corporate Power and Failure of War
* Black Agenda Report on Barack Obama and Black America
* Despite Greenwashing, Schwarzenegger’s Tenure Followed Right-Wing Republican Agenda
* What GOP Gains Mean for America’s …

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Dec 30 2010

The Biggest Underreported Stories of 2010: Increase of Corporate Power & Failure of Wars

Feature Stories | Published 30 Dec 2010, 11:31 am | Comments Off on The Biggest Underreported Stories of 2010: Increase of Corporate Power & Failure of Wars -

2010On the second-to-last day of a very momentous year, we take a look back today at the biggest political stories of 2010. On the home front, major pieces of domestic legislation were passed after epic battles and lots of compromise. A few weeks into 2010, the Supreme Court’s decision on Citizen’s United Vs. FEC came to significantly strengthen the corporate …

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Dec 30 2010

Despite Greenwashing, Schwarzenegger’s Tenure Followed Right Wing Republican Agenda

schwarzeneggerAs the tenure of one of Sacramento’s most unlikely public figures draws to a close, we take a look back at the political persona and legislative reality of California’s first “Governator,” Arnold Schwarzenegger. In 2003, hoping to harness the ire against Gray Davis created in part by the recent energy crises, California Republicans triggered the state’s recall election law. Schwarzenegger, …

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Dec 30 2010

What Republican Gains Mean for America’s Political Future

Feature Stories | Published 30 Dec 2010, 11:30 am | Comments Off on What Republican Gains Mean for America’s Political Future -

john boehnerThe new Republican-heavy Congress convenes in just a few days, on January 3rd, 2011, marking a potentially sharp right turn in politics. As the minority party, Republicans won major compromises from Democrats and the White House on every significant piece of legislation in 2010. Looking forward, the party is unified around denying President Obama a second term, and …

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Dec 30 2010

Black Agenda Report on Barack Obama and Black America

Black Agenda Report,Commentaries | Published 30 Dec 2010, 11:29 am | Comments Off on Black Agenda Report on Barack Obama and Black America -

Glen FordGlen Ford is a writer and radio commentator and the Executive Editor of The Black Agenda Report. This week’s commentary is on Barack Obama and Black America.

Visit www.blackagendareport.com for more information. …

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Dec 30 2010

December 30, 2010

Subversive Thoughts | Published 30 Dec 2010, 10:53 am | Comments Off on December 30, 2010 -

“You may fool all the people some of the time, you can even fool some of the people all of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time.” — Abraham Lincoln …

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Dec 29 2010

December 30, 2010

Coming Up | Published 29 Dec 2010, 9:30 am | Comments Off on December 30, 2010 -

We’ll review the biggest stories of the year both nationally and internationally with my guests Laura Flanders and Robert Naiman. And, looking ahead to next year’s political landscape, Amanda Terkel will discuss the coming Congressional battle-lines of Republican-domination. Plus, a look-back at the tenure of the terminator-turned-governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger. …

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Dec 29 2010

December 29, 2010

Subversive Thoughts | Published 29 Dec 2010, 9:14 am | Comments Off on December 29, 2010 -

“Education cannot be effective unless it helps a child to open up himself to life.” – Maria Montessori …

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Dec 29 2010

Holiday Education Special, Part 3: 100 Years Later, Montessori Method Consistent with Advances in Neuroscience

montessoriOn Monday we heard the story of Sarah Sentilles, author of “Taught by America: A Story of Struggle and Hope in Compton.” On Tuesday, part 2 of our three-part education special was a conversation with Jonathan Kozol on his book The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America. Today, as part 3 of our holiday education special, we spend the hour …

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Dec 28 2010

December 28, 2010

Subversive Thoughts | Published 28 Dec 2010, 9:05 am | Comments Off on December 28, 2010 -

“The secret in education lies in respecting the student.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson …

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