Archive for December, 2011

Dec 30 2011

Weekly Digest – 12/30/11

This week on Uprising —
The State of American Empire in 2012 – 2011 One of the Deadliest Years for Journalists – Public Approval of Congress Plummets in 2011 – The Activist Beat with Rose Aguilar

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Dec 30 2011

December 30, 2011

Subversive Thoughts | Published 30 Dec 2011, 9:00 am | Comments Off on December 30, 2011 -

“Education cannot be effective unless it helps a child to open up himself to life.” – Maria Montessori …

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Dec 30 2011

REBROADCAST: Holiday Education Special Part 3: Steven Hughes on Montessori Education

Feature Stories | Published 30 Dec 2011, 8:00 am | Comments Off on REBROADCAST: Holiday Education Special Part 3: Steven Hughes on Montessori Education -

This show is a rebroadcast.

On Monday we heard the story of Sarah Sentilles, author of “Taught by America: A Story of Struggle and Hope in Compton.” On Tuesday, part 2 of our three-part education special was a conversation with Jonathan Kozol on his book The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America. Today, as part 3 of our holiday education special, we …

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Dec 29 2011

December 29, 2011

Subversive Thoughts | Published 29 Dec 2011, 9:33 am | Comments Off on December 29, 2011 -

“The secret in education lies in respecting the student.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson …

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Dec 29 2011

REBROADCAST: Holiday Education Special Part 2: The Shame of a Nation

Feature Stories | Published 29 Dec 2011, 8:00 am | Comments Off on REBROADCAST: Holiday Education Special Part 2: The Shame of a Nation -

This show is a rebroadcast.

Despite 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 28 2011

December 28, 2011

Subversive Thoughts | Published 28 Dec 2011, 9:32 am | Comments Off on December 28, 2011 -

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

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Dec 28 2011

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

Feature Stories | Published 28 Dec 2011, 8:00 am | Comments Off on REBROADCAST: Holiday Education Special Part 1: Taught By America, A Story of Hope and Struggle in Compton -

This show is a rebroadcast.

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 …

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Dec 27 2011

January 3, 2012

Coming Up | Published 27 Dec 2011, 12:36 pm | Comments Off on January 3, 2012 -

Uprising’s first show of the New Year brings a look the 2012 political landscape as the Iowa caucus kicks off election season. Akiba Solomon joins us to discuss what challenges the reproductive rights movement will face in this Presidential election year, and members of the United Painters and Public Artists talk about a city and artist effort to revive the city’s mural culture. …

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Dec 27 2011

December 27, 2011

Subversive Thoughts | Published 27 Dec 2011, 9:31 am | Comments Off on December 27, 2011 -

“Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Dec 27 2011

REBORADCAST: Rev. James Lawson on Occupy Wall Street

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nullOccupy Wall Street is barely a few months old but has already been dubbed the new progressive movement of our era. Internet technology has boosted the movement’s reach and sped up its growth. However, given its infancy, how much can be attributed to Occupy Wall Street’s influence and how resilient is it in the long-term? Today, to answer these and other questions, …

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