Archive for May, 2011

May 27 2011

May 27, 2011

Subversive Thoughts | Published 27 May 2011, 9:23 am | Comments Off on May 27, 2011 -

“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” — Leonardo da Vinci …

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May 26 2011

Best of Uprising’s Spring Into Summer Fund Drive

Feature Stories | Published 26 May 2011, 10:26 am | Comments Off on Best of Uprising’s Spring Into Summer Fund Drive -

light tunnelKPFK’s Spring Into Summer Fund Drive is nearly over! Today is the last full day of fundraising for the station, and the second to last day for the morning shows. Uprising is happy to bring our listeners a one-of-a-kind, only available through your favorite radio station, big, beautiful Thank You! gift today – The Best of Uprising Pack. The pack includes our snazzy 4GB …

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May 26 2011

May 26, 2011

Subversive Thoughts | Published 26 May 2011, 10:09 am | Comments Off on May 26, 2011 -

“No one has a right to sit down and feel hopeless. There’s too much work to do.” — Dorothy Day …

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May 25 2011

Exclusive Uprising Sweepstakes Prize: Classic DVD Collection from Criterion

Announcements | Published 25 May 2011, 1:52 pm | Comments Off on Exclusive Uprising Sweepstakes Prize: Classic DVD Collection from Criterion -

sweepstakes prize*Congratulations to Uprising listener Courtney from Los Angeles for winning our Criterion Collection Sweepstakes*

On Thursday May 26th, Uprising everyone who donates to KPFK between 8-9 am PST will be eligible for a special sweepstakes prize – 6 special-edition Criterion Collection DVDs PLUS a box-set of 7 American classics for a total of 13 DVDs.

The films are: from the America Lost and Found Box Set: Head; Easy Rider; Five …

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May 25 2011

Vanishing of the Bees

Feature Stories | Published 25 May 2011, 10:28 am | Comments Off on Vanishing of the Bees -

vanishing of the beesOf the many concerning developments in food and agriculture over recent years, one stands out as being particularly perplexing and disturbing. It is the widespread disappearance of honey bee colonies throughout the United States that has come to be known as Colony Collapse Disorder. The phenomenon began to make headlines about 5 years ago. Bee keepers reported healthy colonies vanishing seemingly overnight, …

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May 25 2011

May 25, 2011

Subversive Thoughts | Published 25 May 2011, 9:23 am | Comments Off on May 25, 2011 -

“The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.” — Wendell Berry …

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May 24 2011

Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress by Chris Hedges

Feature Stories | Published 24 May 2011, 10:25 am | Comments Off on Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress by Chris Hedges -

chris hedgesChris Hedges spent two decades as a foreign correspondent in the Middle East, Africa, and the Balkans. He was at the New York Times for 15 years and was part of the team of writers that won the Pulitzer prize in 2002 for that paper’s coverage of global terrorism. He has taught at Columbia University, New York University and Princeton University and is currently …

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May 24 2011

May 24, 2011

Subversive Thoughts | Published 24 May 2011, 9:25 am | Comments Off on May 24, 2011 -

“I believe that the truth is the only force that will set us free. I have hope, not in the tangible or in what I can personally accomplish, but in the faith that battling evil, cruelty, and injustice allows us to retain our identity, a sense of meaning and ultimately our freedom.” — Chris Hedges …

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May 23 2011

May 24, 2011

Coming Up | Published 23 May 2011, 1:44 pm | Comments Off on May 24, 2011 -

Chris Hedges on The World As it Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress… …

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May 23 2011

Divinity of Doubt

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 to know whether there is …

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