Archive for August, 2011

Aug 30 2011

South Asian Americans Continue to Face Racism, Intimidation, Ten Years After 9/11

As we approach the 10th Anniversary of the September 11th attacks on the United States, South Asian American communities throughout the country are reflecting on the decade long wave of fear and intimidation which they faced in the aftermath. During the week immediately following September 11th 2001, there were 645 reported incidents of bias or violence directed toward Americans perceived …

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Aug 30 2011

THE JANKS

Featured Music | Published 30 Aug 2011, 9:48 am | Comments Off on THE JANKS -

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Check out The Janks, a LA based independent band. We featured their song “Dead Man” today on Uprising.

More about The Janks at www.thejanksmusic.com

If you know of an If you know of an independent musical act you’d like to see featured on Uprising, send an email to mail@uprisingradio.org.

Uprising Music Curator: Chris Bennett …

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Aug 30 2011

August 30, 2011

Subversive Thoughts | Published 30 Aug 2011, 9:46 am | Comments Off on August 30, 2011 -

“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex… It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.” — Albert Einstein …

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Aug 30 2011

Controversial Play, ‘My Name Is Rachel Corrie’ Comes to Southern California

Feature Stories | Published 30 Aug 2011, 9:39 am | Comments Off on Controversial Play, ‘My Name Is Rachel Corrie’ Comes to Southern California -

Israel continues a military build-up, sending two more warships to its southern border with Egypt in the Red Sea. As many as 1500 Egyptian troops have been deployed to the Sinai Peninsula along the boarder between Southern Israel and Gaza, a move coordinated and approved by the Israeli government. Stationing troops in the Sinai region violates the Camp …

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Aug 30 2011

Civic Circus – -08/30/11

Civic Circus,Commentaries | Published 30 Aug 2011, 9:38 am | Comments Off on Civic Circus – -08/30/11 -

Civic CircusCivic Circus with Ankur Patel breaks down local politics, with a weekly report on city, county, and state bureaucracies.

Most issues aren’t confined to a specific location or level of government, but legislation is often done piecemeal; individual cities, counties, and states develop different policies to tackle the same problem. The environment is such an issue; it bleeds through jurisdictions.

Last …

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Aug 29 2011

August 30, 2011

Coming Up | Published 29 Aug 2011, 1:59 pm | Comments Off on August 30, 2011 -

Mass demonstrations in India are sparked by a movement against corruption and one man considered India’s new Gandhi. South Asians continue to endure racism and intimidation a decade after 9/11. And, the controversial play My Name is Rachel Corrie comes to Southern California. Plus this week’s Civic Circus. …

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Aug 29 2011

New York Times: In Unsettled Times, Media Can Be a Call to Action, or a Distraction

Newswire | Published 29 Aug 2011, 10:26 am | Comments Off on New York Times: In Unsettled Times, Media Can Be a Call to Action, or a Distraction -

THE mass media, including interactive social-networking tools, make you passive, can sap your initiative, leave you content to watch the spectacle of life from your couch or smartphone.

Apparently even during a revolution.

That is the provocative thesis of a new paper by Navid Hassanpour, a political science graduate student at Yale, titled “Media Disruption Exacerbates Revolutionary Unrest.”

Using complex calculations and vectors representing decision-making by potential protesters, Mr. Hassanpour, who already has a Ph.D. in …

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Aug 29 2011

MYOA

Featured Music | Published 29 Aug 2011, 10:01 am | Comments Off on MYOA -

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Check out Myoa, a singer based in Hollywood, CA and Las Vegas, NV. We featured her song “Can A Stranger” today on Uprising.

More about Myoa at www.myspace.com/myoamusic

If you know of an If you know of an independent musical act you’d like to see featured on Uprising, send an email to mail@uprisingradio.org.

Uprising Music Curator: Chris Bennett …

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Aug 29 2011

Chilean Students Demonstrate for Access to Education and More

Feature Stories | Published 29 Aug 2011, 9:53 am | Comments Off on Chilean Students Demonstrate for Access to Education and More -

A two day shut down of Chile last week was set off by university students protesting the high cost of education, joined in solidarity by transport and public sector workers. Violence flared between protesters and police, particularly in the Chilean capital, Santiago. Since June hundreds of thousands of students, including those in high school, have been boycotting classes. At the …

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Aug 29 2011

Sacred Peaks Threatened By Ski Resort, Waste Water

sacred peaksDozens of Indigenous residents have turned out for protests and direct actions, and 26 participants have been arrested since July 26 in defense of the mountain known as the Peaks in Flagstaff, Arizona, d The Havasupai, Navajo, and Hopi Tribes are only three of many groups that are fighting to limit the environmental degradation of the Sacred San Francisco …

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