Archive for January, 2012

Jan 30 2012

Delirium: How the Sexual Counterrevolution is Polarizing America

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On January 30, 2012, Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar spoke with author, historian, and Huffington Post writer Nancy L Cohen, about her new book, Delirium: How the Sexual Counterrevolution is Polarizing America.

In Delirium, Nancy Cohen asks the question of “Why, when the United States is mired in its worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, would birth control, abortion, and the rights of gays and women top the agenda of …

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Jan 27 2012

January 30, 2012

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We’ll go to Nigeria to examine the current political upheaval there. And, activists denounce plans by Twitter to censor content on a nation-by-nation basis. Plus, Nancy Cohen on her new book, “Delirium: How the Sexual Counter-revolution is Polarizing America.” …

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Jan 27 2012

Weekly Digest – 01/27/12

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This week on Uprising —

Despite Obama’s Populism, Speech Tinged with Militarism – Why Newt Gingrich Won Big in South Carolina – Black Agenda Report on Newt Gingrich’s Presidential Candidacy – A Year Later, Egypt’s Revolution Strong, Committed to Ending Old Regime

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Jan 27 2012

CALIGRAFI JONES

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Check out Califgrafi Jones, an indie hip hop artist based in Hollywood, California. We played his song “Live 4 Ur Dream” today on Uprising.

Watch the video for Caligrafi’s “Alive”:

More information and streaming music at www.reverbnation.com/caligrafi

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Jan 27 2012

Domestic Surveillance and Militarism, Past and Present

Just seven weeks after a violent police raid cleared away Occupy Los Angeles’ tent city on the steps of City Hall, downtown LA this week has been the site of evening military drills. The drills are significant because they are being held by the US military, jointly with the Los Angeles Police Department. According to CBS News, the joint military …

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Jan 27 2012

Public Uproar Over Proposed Coal Mine Expansion Planned Near Utah’s Bryce Canyon

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The coal company, First Energy Corporation announced yesterday that it will shutter 6 of its aging coal-burning power plants rather than invest in changes to comply with newly passed environmental regulations. First Energy will close plants in Maryland, Ohio, Oregon and Pennsylvania where it deemed retrofits would not be cost effective. Energy companies have 3 years to revamp coal-burning facilities …

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Jan 27 2012

El Nogalar: Up and Coming Playwright Tanya Saracho Adapts Chekhov’s Cherry Orchard

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Five police officers were fatally shot outside Mexico City on Monday as they stopped a vehicle suspected to have been carrying members of a local drug gang. A member of La Familia Michoacana drug cartel was also killed in the attack when a taxi and van pulled up during the officers’ stop and opened fire with high-powered weapons. The number …

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Jan 27 2012

Rethink Reviews — Man on a Ledge

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Rethink ReviewsTaking a deeper look at current and past films and how they relate to the world today.

Jonathan Kim is an independent film critic who writes and produces film reviews for Uprising and other outlets. He is a former co-producer at Brave New Films.

Read his reviews online at ReThinkReviews.net. Watch his videos at www.youtube.com/user/jsjkim, …

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Jan 27 2012

El Nogalar: Up and Coming Playwright Tanya Saracho Adapts Chekhov’s Cherry Orchard

Up and coming Mexican playwright Tanya Saracho has written a new play, El Nogalar. Inspired by Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard, Saracho tells the story of the privileged Maité Galvan, her daughters Valeria and Anita and their housekeeper Dunia. Greeting the family home in northern Mexico after years of living in the U.S. is a new and brutal climate and class divide due to the drug cartels. Adjusting to the new …

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Jan 27 2012

Public Uproar Over Proposed Coal Mine Expansion Planned Near Utah’s Bryce Canyon

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In Utah, the Bureau of Land Management is poised to approve a permit in the southern region of that state for a massive expansion of coal mining. The Sierra Club and a coalition of environmental advocates and concerned Utahns rallied yesterday at the Bureau of Land Management’s Utah office to deliver the signatures of 210,000 people opposed to the Alton coal strip mine expansion. Alton Coal Development LLC has applied …

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