Archive for April, 2011

Apr 29 2011

May 2, 2011

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We’ll examine what’s behind rising oil prices and how Republicans are attempting to make political hay out of it. And, the Supreme Court decides to curtail the rights of Americans to bring class-action lawsuits. Plus, Rula Jebreal, author of Miral, which Julian Schnabel’s recent film was based on, will join us in studio to discuss Palestine and politics. …

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Apr 29 2011

Weekly Digest – 04/29/11

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gitmoOur weekly edition is a nationally syndicated one-hour digest of the best of our daily coverage.

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This week on Uprising:

* The Guantanamo Papers and What They Do Not Say About Torture
* Twenty Five Years After Chernobyl, Nuclear Power Still Unsafe
* Black Agenda Report on Michigan’s Financial “Emergency”
* JUSTICE Act Undoes Worst Aspects …

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Apr 29 2011

Extreme Weather in U.S. Linked to Global Warming

tornadoesIntense storms have battered the South, Southeast, and South-central U.S. on and off for nearly a week. Thunderstorms have led to flash floods, hail has come crashing down from the sky, and hundreds of tornadoes have wrought havoc on unprepared populations. This past Saturday tornadoes killed at least 23 people in North Carolina. Wednesday brought the most violent weather, leaving …

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Apr 29 2011

Dr. Gabor Maté on the Social and Political Reasons Behind Addiction

Feature Stories | Published 29 Apr 2011, 10:22 am | Comments Off on Dr. Gabor Maté on the Social and Political Reasons Behind Addiction -

Gabor MateA recent study by psychologists at the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of South Carolina, Columbia found that children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were significantly more likely to develop drug addictions as adults. Compared to children without the disorder, researchers concluded ADHD made addiction to nicotine three times more likely, cocaine twice as likely, and marijuana …

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Apr 29 2011

‘Enforcing the Silence’ Explores Rift in Vietnamese American Community

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Enforcing the SilenceThe Vietnam war officially ended in 1975. But here in the United States, where there was a significant Vietnamese refugee immigrant population, the war continued for a few more years. It’s first known casualty was 27 year old Lam Duong, the founder of the first Vietnamese youth center in the U.S. Because he was seen as a communist …

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Apr 29 2011

Chris Hedges Comes to Los Angeles

Chris HedgesVeteran journalist and author Chris Hedges is on his way to Los Angeles this evening for a KPFK event at All Saints Church in Pasadena. Chris Hedges is a regular columnist for Truthdig.com. He was for nearly two decades a foreign correspondent for The New York Times. He is the author of many books, including: War Is A Force …

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Apr 29 2011

Enforcing the Silence: Conversation with Filmmaker Tony Nguyen

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Tony NguyenThe Vietnam war officially ended in 1975. But here in the United States, where there was a significant Vietnamese refugee immigrant population, the war continued for a few more years. It’s first known casualty was 27 year old Lam Duong, the founder of the first Vietnamese youth center in the U.S. Because he was seen as a communist sympathizer, he earned the ire of segments of the Vietnamese population in San Francisco, where he lived.

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Apr 29 2011

April 29, 2011

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“Truth is the most valuable thing we have, so I try to conserve it.” — Mark Twain …

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Apr 28 2011

April 29, 2011

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We’ll look at the destruction wrought by extreme weather across many American states and links to global warming. And, a conversation with acclaimed physician Gabor Maté, author of In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts. Plus, Enforcing the Silence, a new documentary about the 1981 murder of a young Vietnamese immigrant in San Francisco who was labeled a communist sympathizer. And this week’s Rethink Reviews. …

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Apr 28 2011

Gerardo Torres: An Insiders Perspective on Militarization, Repression, and Privatization in Honduras

Gerardo TorresGerardo Torres is a representative of the International Commission of the National Front of Popular Resistance of Honduras, General Secretary of the Political Organization Los Necios/Las Necias (Organización Politica Los Necios — OPLN). Torres is also a member of the Analysis Commission of the FNRP and Ideological Education of the National Front of Youth Movements in Resistance of Honduras.

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