Archive for August, 2013

Aug 27 2013

Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on Syria, California Fire, and Same-Sex Marriage in New Mexico

Uprising’s Tuesday guest expert Robert Jensen, author and Professor of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, analyzes today’s news headlines:

As US officials move closer toward authorizing air strikes on Syria, the Iranian government has issued a sharp warning in defense of the Bashar Al Assad regime, saying there would be “perilous consequences for the region.” The statement …

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Aug 27 2013

A Critical Look at the 50th Anniversary Commemorations of the March on Washington

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As the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom is being commemorated around the country this week, we continue our special coverage of the march with a look at the struggles facing young people today – how are they drawing connections with the struggles of their elders? What progress do they see and how far …

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Aug 27 2013

Daniel Ho on the Taiwu Children’s Ancient Ballads Troupe

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Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar recently spoke with multiple-Grammy award winning musician Daniel Ho, and Wind Music’s Patricia Greene about the Taiwu Children’s Ancient Ballads Troupe at the KPFK studios.

Click here to watch a video of the interview which includes a special performance by Daniel, not heard on the radio program.

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Aug 27 2013

Mumia Abu Jamal: The Praise March

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mumiaMumia Abu Jamal is an award winning journalist and political prisoner. Today’s commentary is titled “The Praise March” about the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.

Listen to Abu Jamal’s commentaries online at www.prisonradio.org. …

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Aug 27 2013

Indigenous Taiwanese Children Preserve Their Culture Through Music

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Children aged 8 through 15 from an Indigenous Tribe in Taiwan are coming to Los Angeles this week to perform ancient ballads alongside multiple Grammy winning musician and composer Daniel Ho. The Taiwu Children’s Ancient Ballads Troupe will showcase a number of songs that are part of an oral tradition that would have been lost were it not for the …

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Aug 27 2013

“Muslims Need Not Apply”

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Many of you know Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar is an immigrant to the United States. What you may not know is that she was granted citizenship in 2009, three years after finishing all the required steps, and only as a result of a lawsuit led by the ACLU and the National Immigration Law Center, which forced the US Immigration and …

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Aug 27 2013

Subversive Thought for August 27, 2013

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“Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. …

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Aug 26 2013

Coming up on August 27, 2013

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We’ll go live to DC to speak with Biko Mandela of the A. Philip Randolph Institute, sharing his thoughts on the 50th Anniversary commemoration of the March on Washington. And, Grammy award winning musician Daniel Ho joins us in studio to share the music of the Taiwu Children’s Ancient Ballads Troupe – they’re a musical group of indigenous children from Taiwan. Plus, we’ll learn about a secret FBI program known as CARRP, recently uncovered by …

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Aug 26 2013

Daily News Flash for August 26, 2013

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Uprising’s Monday guest expert Rose Aguilar, op-ed writer for Al Jazeera English and host of Your Call on KALW in San Francisco, analyzes today’s news headlines:

In a violent incident that threatens to derail the fledgling peace talks between Israel and Palestinian negotiators, Israeli soldiers have killed 3 Palestinians in the Qalandia refugee camp near Jerusalem. Nearly two dozen …

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Aug 26 2013

Elders Return to Washington DC 50 Years After Historic March; Myrlie Evers Williams Addresses Rally

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Fifty years ago this Wednesday, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom brought together hundreds of thousands Americans to the steps of the nation’s capitol to take a strong stand against racism in the US.

It was one of the most important moments in American history, symbolized most prominently today by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s most famous …

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