Archive for May, 2011

May 31 2011

May 31, 2011

Subversive Thoughts | Published 31 May 2011, 9:32 pm | Comments Off on May 31, 2011 -

“What sets science and the law apart from religion is that nothing is expected to be taken on faith.” — Gary Taubes …

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May 31 2011

June 1, 2011

Coming Up | Published 31 May 2011, 10:00 am | Comments Off on June 1, 2011 -

Vermont passes an historic bill for Single Payer Health care. The Supreme Court orders California to relieve its inhumane prison overcrowding. And, a local activist gets raided by the FBI. Plus this week’s edition of The Right Hook. …

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May 31 2011

Why We Get Fat And What To Do About It – Rebroadcast

why we get fatThese days obesity and its related health problems are a national obsession for doctors, politicians, and public health officials. Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the U.S. in recent years, with obesity rates sharply increasing for children as young as six months old. With higher obesity rates more prevalent among poorer Americans, obesity, and all the public health consequences of it, …

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May 30 2011

May 30, 2011

Subversive Thoughts | Published 30 May 2011, 11:58 am | Comments Off on May 30, 2011 -

“The search for truth is more precious than its possession.” –- Albert Einstein …

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May 30 2011

May 31, 2011

Coming Up | Published 30 May 2011, 10:00 am | Comments Off on May 31, 2011 -

Why We Get Fat and what to do about it. We’ll have an hour-special on the science and origins of obesity with award-winning science journalist and author Gary Taubes. …

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May 30 2011

The Divinity of Doubt: The God Question

divinity of doubtOne of the nation’s leading prosecutors, Vincent Bugliosi, has a new book called ‘The Divinity of Doubt: The God Question.’ As the title suggests, Bugliosi tackles the controversial subject of God, the Christian faith, and atheism. Claiming that there is no way to ever know whether there is indeed a God, and that there is also no way …

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May 30 2011

Mumia Abu Jamal on Memorial Day

Commentaries,Mumia Abu Jamal | Published 30 May 2011, 7:50 am | Comments Off on Mumia Abu Jamal on Memorial Day -

mumia abu jamalMumia Abu Jamal is an award winning journalist and political prisoner. Today’s commentary is on Memorial Day.

Listen to Abu Jamal’s commentaries online at www.prisonradio.org.

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May 27 2011

Weekly Digest – 05/27/11

Weekly Digest | Published 27 May 2011, 12:00 pm | Comments Off on Weekly Digest – 05/27/11 -

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

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This week on Uprising:

* Vermont Makes History with Single Payer Healthcare Law
* Supreme Court Orders California Prison System to Relieve Overcrowding
* Dilip Hiro on Miscalculating the Pakistan-China Connection

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May 27 2011

Building a Powerful Left with Chomsky, Prashad, West, Wolff, and Others

Feature Stories | Published 27 May 2011, 11:20 am | Comments Off on Building a Powerful Left with Chomsky, Prashad, West, Wolff, and Others -

fist in airOn the last day of our Spring-into-Summer funddrive, we’re pleased to once more feature the important radio series, Building a Powerful Left. Earlier this year, KPFK’s interim Program Director Alan Minsky, set out to pick the best progressive brains in the U.S. to ask them how they envision constructing a powerful movement. The resulting 16 hour broadcast series, called Building a Powerful Left, …

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May 27 2011

May 30, 2011

Coming Up | Published 27 May 2011, 10:00 am | Comments Off on May 30, 2011 -

An hour-special with Vincent Bugliosi, leading American prosecutor, about his newest book, Divinity of Doubt: The God Question. Bugliosi is best known for prosecuting Charles Manson about which he wrote the best-selling book Helter Skelter, which went on to sell over 7 million copies and become the biggest selling true crime book in publishing history. …

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