Archive for September, 2012

Sep 27 2012

September 27, 2012

Subversive Thoughts | Published 27 Sep 2012, 9:17 am | Comments Off on September 27, 2012 -

“Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt …

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Sep 26 2012

September 27, 2012

Coming Up | Published 26 Sep 2012, 1:57 pm | Comments Off on September 27, 2012 -

We’ll spend the hour with Green Party candidate for President, Jill Stein, about her candidacy in the midst of this contentious election season; her stand on various issues and how they differ from the two major party candidates; and her party’s Green New Deal – a detailed program for the nation’s “Secure Green Future.” …

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Sep 26 2012

Uprising Hosts a One-Hour Conversation with Green Party Presidential Candidate, Jill Stein

Announcements | Published 26 Sep 2012, 10:34 am | Comments Off on Uprising Hosts a One-Hour Conversation with Green Party Presidential Candidate, Jill Stein -

Tune into Uprising on Thursday morning at 8 am PST for an in-depth hour-long conversation with Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein, as we explore her platform, analyze the two-party system, and take your calls. …

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Sep 26 2012

Desert America: Boom and Bust in the New Old West

Featured Videos | Published 26 Sep 2012, 10:11 am | Comments Off on Desert America: Boom and Bust in the New Old West -

A new book by award winning journalist and author Ruben Martinez focuses on the American Southwest and the population and cultural changes it has witnessed over the past decade. Weaving in his own experience of living in a number of South western cities with his unique historical analysis, Martinez paints complex and lyrical pictures of race and art, immigration and natural beauty, drug abuse and gentrification. His book, entitled Desert …

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Sep 26 2012

Serj Tankian

Featured Music | Published 26 Sep 2012, 10:09 am | Comments Off on Serj Tankian -

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Check out Serj Tankian, singer, poet, songwriter, activist, and composer!

We played his song “Harakiri” on today’s show.

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Sep 26 2012

UN General Assembly Meeting in New York Influenced Heavily by US Presidential Election

Feature Stories | Published 26 Sep 2012, 10:06 am | Comments Off on UN General Assembly Meeting in New York Influenced Heavily by US Presidential Election -

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon solemnly marked the start of the 67th United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York City yesterday saying, “I am here to sound the alarm about our direction as a human family.” In his opening speech to the 120 world leaders who have gathered this week to discuss the planet’s current geopolitical climate, Ban …

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Sep 26 2012

A Debate on Biofuels and its Impact on Food Prices

Feature Stories | Published 26 Sep 2012, 10:04 am | Comments Off on A Debate on Biofuels and its Impact on Food Prices -

A new study released this week about the efficiency and environmental impact of biofuels has added to the growing chorus of claims that agriculturally produced sources of fuel are actually less “green” than they claim to be. The study was conducted by the Swiss group, EMPA which stands for the Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology. According to EMPA, …

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Sep 26 2012

New Album, Entre Mujeres, Presents Cross-Border Collaboration Among Women

Feature Stories | Published 26 Sep 2012, 10:03 am | Comments Off on New Album, Entre Mujeres, Presents Cross-Border Collaboration Among Women -

Calling itself a “translocal music composition project between Chicanas/Latinas and Jarochas/ Mexican female musicians,” a new album called Entre Mujeres is the latest effort led by Quetzal lead singer Martha Gonzalez. It is a cross-border collaboration between Latina women in the US and Mexican female musicians in Veracruz

Gonzalez brought recordings from sessions in Veracruz, Mexico, back to Los Angeles and …

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Sep 26 2012

September 26, 2012

Subversive Thoughts | Published 26 Sep 2012, 9:56 am | Comments Off on September 26, 2012 -

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent” — Victor Hugo …

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Sep 25 2012

September 26, 2012

Coming Up | Published 25 Sep 2012, 1:50 pm | Comments Off on September 26, 2012 -

We’ll go to New York where the United Nations General Assembly is meeting this week and where heads of state are discussing issues of global importance. Plus, a debate on biofuels and whether it is a cause of food insecurity and climate change. And, a new album, Entre Mujeres, celebrates collaboration between women on both sides of the US-Mexico border. …

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