Archive for September, 2012

Sep 28 2012

October 1, 2012

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We’ll find out what teachers unions think about Propositions 30 and 38 on this November’s ballot. And, Amnesty International Executive Director Suzanne Nossel joins us to discuss her organization’s new, damning report on California State Prisons’ Secure Housing Units. Plus, LA votes to approve the downtown stadium project – we’ll find out what’s in store for the city. …

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Sep 28 2012

Uprising Weekly Digest – 09/28/12

Weekly Digest | Published 28 Sep 2012, 12:58 pm | Comments Off on Uprising Weekly Digest – 09/28/12 -

This week on Uprising —

Europe’s Debt Crisis Hits New High — A Conversation with Green Party Presidential Candidate, Jill Stein

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Sep 28 2012

September 28, 2012

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“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” — Robert Frost

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Sep 28 2012

Europe’s Debt Crisis Hits New Heights

Feature Stories | Published 28 Sep 2012, 11:48 am | Comments Off on Europe’s Debt Crisis Hits New Heights -

A day after mass popular demonstrations, the governments of Spain and Greece specified billions of Euros in cuts to social programs yesterday. The Spanish government specified €40 billion in budget cuts and tax increases which includes a minimum 9% across the board cut for all government ministries, a third consecutive salary freeze for civil servants, a reversal of tax breaks …

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Sep 28 2012

Spanish Resistance to Austerity Measures Grows

Thousands of protestors in Madrid encircled the Spanish Parliament Building on Wednesday in an attempt to push back against austerity measures instituted by the government. Over 1000 police officers in riot gear were sent in to quell the demonstrations and at least 28 people wounded and 22 arrested. A number of demonstrators suffered injuries from rubber bullets fired by …

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Sep 28 2012

Get Lit Brings Poetry, Performance, and Inspiration To Inner City Schools

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Los Angeles-based non-profit Get Lit, recently featured in the PBS Documentary Arts & The Mind, ¬has been a local leader in bringing the voices of at risk-youth to the forefront through literary performance, education, and teen poetry programs. Founded in 2006, Get Lit’s fusion of classic literature and poetry with contemporary Spoken Word performance techniques draws connections between the emotions …

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Sep 28 2012

The Rainbow Girls

Check out The Rainbow Girls, a Folk Stomp Band from Goleta, California!

We played their song “Storm” on today’s show.

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Sep 28 2012

ReThink Reviews – “The Master”

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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, and …

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Sep 27 2012

September 28, 2012

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We’ll cover mass demonstrations in both Greece and Spain with live interviews from both countries. Why people are resisting and what economic alternatives exist. And, the Get Lit players join us in studio to share their poetry and details of their new Adopt-a-school program. Plus this week’s Rethink Reviews. …

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Sep 27 2012

How Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein Differs From the Two Major Parties

As the Presidential election looms just six weeks away, the two major party candidates continue to campaign fiercely in swing states. Republican Mitt Romney, speaking in Ohio yesterday, attempted to counter the damage to his campaign from leaked remarks that dismissed 47% of Americans as “victims,” who didn’t pay taxes and were dependent on the government. He said, “My heart aches for the people I’ve …

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