Archive for June, 2012

Jun 29 2012

July 2, 2012

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We’ll examine the initial result of the Mexican presidential elections, and what’s behind the apparent coup in Paraguay? Plus, author JR Helton joins us to discuss his new book, Drugs. …

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Jun 29 2012

Weekly Digest – 06/29/12

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This week on Uprising —

Chris Hedges on his new book, Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

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Jun 29 2012

Two Perspectives on the Supreme Court Decision on the Affordable Care Act

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In a momentous decision taken by the United States Supreme Court, 5 out of 9 justices voted to uphold President Obama’s signature health care law, the Affordable Care Act. Activists on both sides of the political spectrum have waited for months for the decision which, coming in an election year, has potential ramifications in November. In initial assessments, the press, …

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Jun 29 2012

In The Lead Up to Mexico Elections, Violence and Voter Fraud Allegations on the Rise

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Armed men kidnapped Marisol Mora Cuevas from her home in Mexico on Sunday, just a week before national elections. Cuevas is the Mayor of a city in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz and the second Mayor of the city to be disappeared. In the run-up to next Sunday’s elections, candidates running for various offices throughout the country have reported …

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Jun 29 2012

Walmart Invades Los Angeles as Activists Rise Up

Dancing dragons and Chinese good luck offerings marked the start of construction of Wal-Mart’s Chinatown grocery store on Tuesday over the protests of many in the community. WalMart hosted a press conference inside the empty 33,000-square-foot space soon to be turned into a Walmart Chinatown grocery store on Cesar Chavez and Grand avenues. The store construction has drawn strong opposition …

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Jun 29 2012

June 29, 2012

“It does not take a majority to prevail … but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men.” — Samuel Adams …

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Jun 29 2012

SISARET

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Check out Sisaret, an alternative rock musician based in Long Beach, CA. We played their song “Organize ” today on Uprising.

More about them and streaming music at www.reverbnation.com/sisaret

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Jun 28 2012

Reuters: Supreme Court upholds key Obama healthcare centerpiece

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare overhaul law requiring that most Americans get insurance by 2014 or pay a financial penalty, a historic ruling that gave the White House a big win ahead of Obama’s re-election bid in November.

“The Affordable Care Act’s requirement that certain individuals pay a financial penalty for not obtaining health insurance may reasonably be characterized as a tax,” Chief Justice John Roberts …

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Jun 28 2012

June 29, 2012

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We’ll examine the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Obama’s signature law, the Affordable Care Act. And, Mexicans are gearing up for major presidential elections over the weekend. Plus, a growing movement of activists are opposing the opening of Walmart stores around Southern California. And this week’s Rethink Reviews. …

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Jun 28 2012

Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

A new book by acclaimed author Chris Hedges, in collaboration with award winning graphic artist Joe Sacco, explores America’s poorest, most decimated towns, in an effort to foresee our collective future if corporate greed continues to run amuck. Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt is the first book the two authors have published together, based on interviews they conducted during their travels. Starting with Pine …

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