Archive for September, 2012

Sep 25 2012

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey

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Check out Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, a Jazz Group from Tulsa, Oklahoma!

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

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Sep 25 2012

Quebec Students Declare Victory – Some Press on For Free Education

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Just two weeks after provincial elections in Quebec, Canada which led to victory for the Parti Quebecois (PQ), Montreal’s student movement is claiming a massive victory: the tuition hikes that thousands of students had been protesting since February have been dismissed, and a draconian law curbing people’s right to protest, passed by the Liberal party, was overturned by the PQ. …

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Sep 25 2012

As Chinese Workers Erupt at Foxconn Factory, a Look at the Rise of Global Capitalism and Labor Resistance

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A riot involving 2,000 workers broke out this past Sunday evening at a Northern Chinese Foxconn factory where components of Apple’s iphone5 are currently being manufactured. Five thousand police officers were sent in to stop the unrest at the Taiyuan plant, according to Xinhua, China’s official news agency.

The rioting, which took place in the dormitory area of the factory …

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Sep 25 2012

September 25, 2012

Subversive Thoughts | Published 25 Sep 2012, 9:46 am | Comments Off on September 25, 2012 -

“We are free, truly free, when we don’t need to rent our arms to anybody in order to be able to lift a piece of bread to our mouths.” — Ricardo Flores Magon

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Sep 25 2012

Desert America: Boom and Bust in the New Old West

Labeled this election year’s “sleeping giant,” Latino voters in the US are expected to significantly influence the political outcome on November 6th. Changing demographics due to immigration and the failing economy overall reflect a slow but palpable shift away from white American domination.

Latinos are generally concentrated in certain parts of the country. A new survey by the Pew Hispanic …

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Sep 24 2012

September 25, 2012

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We’ll examine the major student victory in Quebec, Canada, where, after many months of strikes, students managed to get their tuition hike repealed. And, what the Foxconn Factory riot means for China’s labor. Plus, award winning journalist and writer Ruben Martinez joins us in studio to discuss his new book Desert America: Boom and Bust in the New Old West. …

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Sep 24 2012

September 24, 2012

Subversive Thoughts | Published 24 Sep 2012, 10:30 am | Comments Off on September 24, 2012 -

“The desecration of women indicated the failure of human beings to honor and protect life and that this failing would, if we did not correct it, be the end of us all.” — Eve Ensler …

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Sep 24 2012

SB 1070’s Show-Me-Your-Papers Law Takes Effect in Arizona

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Protests sprouted up all over Phoenix last week to denounce a controversial part of Arizona’s immigration legislation being referred to as the “show-me-your-papers” provision. It took effect last Tuesday after a federal judge lifted a preliminary injunction issued in 2010, effectively blocking the enforcement of the statute on the streets of Arizona for the past two years.

In 2010, the Supreme …

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Sep 24 2012

What is Anarchism? A Special Report from the 4th Annual LA Anarchist Book Fair

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Anarchists from around the nation gathered at the Barnsdall Art Park in Hollywood on September 8, for the 4th annual Los Angeles Anarchist Bookfair. Alternative publishers, do it yourself printers, artists, musicians and political activists converged on the small park for a day of discussion about the the past present and future of the often-misunderstood philosophy of anarchism. Los Angeles …

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Sep 24 2012

Violence Against Women Act stalled by Congressional Bickering

Native American women are being sexually and violently assaulted at shockingly high rates in the United States. According to Justice Department statistics, not only are Native American women ten times more likely to be murdered than other women, one in three report being a victim of rape or attempted rape. An disturbing 86 percent of the cases of sexual violence …

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