Archive for July, 2012

Jul 09 2012

LIBOR Scandal Has Repercussions Far and Wide

Feature Stories | Published 9 Jul 2012, 2:04 pm | Comments Off on LIBOR Scandal Has Repercussions Far and Wide -

German financial giant, Deutsche Bank is the latest target of investigation by regulators trying to determine the extent of the growing banking scandal that has revealed rampant manipulation of the all-important London Interbank Offered Rate or LIBOR. The scandal erupted last month after London based Barclay’s PLC reached an agreement with U.S. and British regulators that exposed collusion between its …

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Jul 09 2012

The Specter of Domestic Drones

Feature Stories | Published 9 Jul 2012, 2:03 pm | Comments Off on The Specter of Domestic Drones -

An industry group that advocates on behalf of drone manufacturers, representing over 7,000 members in 55 countries, issued a voluntary code of conduct earlier this week and urged its members to abide by it. The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International says the self-imposed code will, “address many of the concerns expressed by the public and regulators” by providing a …

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Jul 09 2012

July 9, 2012

Subversive Thoughts | Published 9 Jul 2012, 10:12 am | Comments Off on July 9, 2012 -

“The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. …

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Jul 06 2012

July 9, 2012

Coming Up | Published 6 Jul 2012, 1:51 pm | Comments Off on July 9, 2012 -

Uprising is back Monday to look at what Wikileaks reveled about Syria, how banks have been manipulating the LIBOR interest rate, and to take a look at plans to fill US skies with drones. …

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Jul 02 2012

Mexico Elections Signal Return to Authoritarian, Corrupt Past

Feature Stories | Published 2 Jul 2012, 9:33 am | Comments Off on Mexico Elections Signal Return to Authoritarian, Corrupt Past -

A preliminary vote count in Mexico shows that Presidential candidate Enrique Pena Nieto is the winner, capturing 38% of the vote in yesterday’s elections. Nieto celebrated last night at the headquarters of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, in Mexico City, declaring victory and telling voters, “You have given our party a second chance and we will deliver results.” The …

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Jul 02 2012

JR Helton’s Book, Drugs, Provides Commentary on Contemporary American Drug Use

A new study in Britain has revealed that at least a million people go to their workplaces each day, having taken illegal narcotics. The most common drugs found in people were cannabis, opiates and cocaine, and even more shockingly, the numbers of drug users are up 43% compared with a previous study in 2007. When broken down by age, the …

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Jul 02 2012

July 2, 2012

Subversive Thoughts | Published 2 Jul 2012, 9:31 am | Comments Off on July 2, 2012 -

“The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, but the best weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness.” — Niels Bohr …

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Jul 02 2012

Paraguayan President Ousted In a Coup Linked to Giant Agribusiness, Monsanto

Paraguayan activists and journalists are condemning the June 22 ouster of president Fernando Lugo as a “parliamentary coup” following a one day impeachment trial resulting in a 39-4 Senate vote to impeach the reformist leader. The decision brought out protesters in Paraguay’s capital, Asuncion, where 2,000 people camped out in front of the nation’s Congress, while rural farmers and peasant …

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Jul 02 2012

BEATS NOIR

Featured Music | Published 2 Jul 2012, 8:52 am | Comments Off on BEATS NOIR -

Check out Beats Noir, a hip hop group based in Wheat Ridge, CO. We played their song “Is This The End…” today on Uprising.

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

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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