Archive for December, 2010

Dec 28 2010

Holiday Education Special, Part 2: Kozol on The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America

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The Shame of the NationDespite the gains made after the 1954 desegregation ruling Brown Versus Board of Education, schools today are more segregated than ever. My guest Jonathan Kozol, well known for his books about the American educational system and children’s rights, such as Savage Inequalities, has a new book out. It’s called “The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America.” …

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Dec 27 2010

December 27, 2010

Subversive Thoughts | Published 27 Dec 2010, 9:04 am | Comments Off on December 27, 2010 -

“Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.” — Percy Bysshe Shelley …

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Dec 27 2010

Holiday Education Special, Part 1: Taught by America, A Story of Struggle and Hope in Compton

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We spend the hour today speaking with Sarah Sentilles, who wrote down her memoirs of two years in Compton, Southern California. She was teaching elementary school there. After graduating from Yale University, Sarah joined a program called Teach for America and was sent to Compton. Far from the life of privilege and the protected environment she was raised in, she found herself in charge of thirty-six first …

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Dec 23 2010

Weekly Digest – 12/23/10

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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:

* FCC Rules Will Disproportionately Affect People of Color and Poor
* Black Agenda Report on the Recently Passed FCC Rules
* Why DADT Was Repealed While DREAM Failed
* South Korea Provokes North Korea with US Backing

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Dec 23 2010

Holiday Special Series on Education Dec 27-29

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On Monday Dec 27 – Wednesday Dec 29, we’ll hear a three part series on Education with Sarah Sentilles, author of “Taught by America: A Story of Struggle and Hope in Compton,” the Get Lit Players and their poetry, Jonathan Kozol on his book, “The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America,” Glen Ford on education privatization, and Dr. Steven Hughes, President-Elect of the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology on the …

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Dec 23 2010

Reese Erlich on Conversations With Terrorists

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conversations with terroristsThe so-called Peace Talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority have broken down just months after they started over a number of issues, in particular the building of illegal Israeli settlements. Khaled Meshaal, a prominent political leader of Hamas, the militant Palestinian party, was among the most vocal opponents of the process. Meshaal is one of several prominent …

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Dec 23 2010

Larry Santoyo on Permaculture for Humanity

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permacultureIn the 1970s, Australian ecologists Bill Mollison and David Holmgren pioneered the idea of permaculture at the University of Tasmania. Permaculture, a combination of the words “permanent” and “agriculture,” focuses on the relationships between deep ecology, landscape architecture and agriculture. Permaculture practitioners try to minimize their ecological impact by living on farms and in homes that produce zero waste, do …

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Dec 23 2010

ReThink Reviews: “The Company Men” Attempts Empathy for the Newly Unemployed Rich

Rethink ReviewsTaking a deeper look at current and past films and how they relate to the world today.

Jonathan Kim is an independent film critic who writes and produces film reviews for Uprising and other outlets. He is a former co-producer at Brave New Films.

Read his reviews online at ReThinkReviews.net. Watch his videos at www.youtube.com/user/jsjkim, …

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Dec 23 2010

Black Agenda Report on the New FCC Rules

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Glen FordGlen Ford is a writer and radio commentator and the Executive Editor of The Black Agenda Report. This week’s commentary is on the recently passed FCC Rules.

Visit www.blackagendareport.com for more information. …

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Dec 23 2010

December 23, 2010

Subversive Thoughts | Published 23 Dec 2010, 9:58 am | Comments Off on December 23, 2010 -

“A healthy social life is found only, when in the mirror of each soul the whole community finds its reflection, and when in the whole community the virtue of each one is living” – Rudolph Steiner …

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