Archive for March, 2012

Mar 30 2012

April 2, 2012

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We’ll spend the hour with acclaimed feminist and activist, Selma James, on her life and legacy, and her new book, “Sex, Race, & Class: The Perspective of Winning – Selected Writings from 1952-2011” …

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Mar 30 2012

Weekly Digest – 03/30/12

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This week on Uprising —

Gun Lobby and ALEC Push “Stand Your Ground” Laws Used to Justify Trayvon Martin’s Killing – Children’s Defense Fund Highlights Effects of Gun Violence on Children – Koch Brothers Exposed: The 1% at its Very Worst – The Autism Puzzle: Connecting the Dots Between Environmental Toxins and Rising Autism Rates

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Mar 30 2012

March 30, 2012

Subversive Thoughts | Published 30 Mar 2012, 10:32 am | Comments Off on March 30, 2012 -

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” — Nelson Mandela …

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Mar 30 2012

Harsh Austerity Sparks Mass General Strike in Spain

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A nationwide general strike in Spain yesterday is being hailed as a success by union leaders who organized workers to protest austerity cuts that include weakened protections for workers. The head of the General Union of Workers, Candido Mendez, estimated that 77% of Spaniards participated in the strike, more than the percentage of Spaniards who joined the last general strike …

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Mar 30 2012

The Autism Puzzle: Connecting the Dots Between Environmental Toxins and Rising Autism Rates

Autism affects 1 in 88 US children according to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just yesterday. That number is up 25% from the CDC’s previous estimate in 2002 of 1 in 110 children developing the disorder. According to the CDC, boys are five times more likely than girls to be afflicted with autism and children …

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Mar 30 2012

Children’s Defense Fund Highlights Effects of Gun Violence on Children

Police video released yesterday of George Zimmerman being taken into a police station about 35 minutes after he was detained for shooting Trayvon Martin may further erode Zimmerman’s claim that he shot the teenager in self-defense. The grainy video captures Zimmerman’s face and head, albeit from afar, and there are no obvious injuries to his nose and skull or blood …

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Mar 30 2012

ReThink Reviews — ‘Bully’

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 …

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Mar 30 2012

March 30, 2012

Subversive Thoughts | Published 30 Mar 2012, 8:57 am | Comments Off on March 30, 2012 -

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” – Nelson Mandela …

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Mar 30 2012

REGIME NOIR

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Check out Regime Noir, a band based in East Los Angeles, California. We played their song “Curses End” today on Uprising.

Watch them perform live at The Echo:

More about them at www.facebook.com/RegimeNoir.

Streaming music at www.myspace.com/regimenoir.

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

Uprising’s Music Curator is Chris Bennett …

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Mar 29 2012

March 30, 2012

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We’ll go live to Barcelona, Spain, where mass protests over harsh austerity measures have paralyzed the country. And, as new statistics on rising rates of Autism among children are released, we’ll hear from Brita Belli on her new book linking environmental toxins with autism. Plus, the Children’s Defense League on the effects of gun violence on children. And this week’s Rethink Reviews. …

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