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Mar 27 2014

Subversive Thought for March 27, 2014

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“Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.” — George Bernard Shaw …

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Mar 26 2014

Coming up on March 27, 2014

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We’ll examine the conviction of Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, Suleiman Abu Ghaith in New York for the September 11th attacks. And, the Pacifica Radio Archives celebrates women’s history month with a new project to preserve critically important voices of the modern women’s movement. Plus, Bob Olmsted, Sherriff’s Department officer turned whistleblower, turned candidate for Sherriff, joins us in studio. …

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Mar 26 2014

Longtime Environmentalist Arthur Weissman Calls for Cultural Shift on Planetary Health

In the just released book, In The Light of Humane Nature, environmental activist and author Arthur B. Weissman proposes a fundamental change in our approach to the health of our planet. Drawing on decades of experience in the environmental movement, Weissman asks us to reconstitute our core morality to include not just human centered interests but a moral compass that includes all species and supporting systems.

Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar interviewed Weissman on March 26, 2014.

Watch a video of the interview here: http://youtu.be/6-cUbqkiZqY

Bipasha Shom recorded this interview.

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Mar 26 2014

Daily News Flash with Rahul Mahajan on Pollution Deaths, Snowden Petitions, and Obamacare Extension

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Uprising’s guest expert Rahul Mahajan, a sociologist and news analyst and author of Full Spectrum Dominance: US Power in Iraq and Beyond, analyzes today’s news headlines:

Seven million people died as a result of air pollution in 2012, according to a shocking new report. The World Health Organization, which compiled the grim statistics have …

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Mar 26 2014

Navigating Red Herrings among the NSA Reform Proposals

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President Obama and the House Intelligence Committee this week unveiled competing reforms to the NSA’s bulk data collection program.

The President has proposed ending the program altogether, and requiring the intelligence agency to obtain a judge’s permission to retrieve a suspect’s records from the telephone companies. Phone companies would not be required to …

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Mar 26 2014

Georgia’s New Gun Law, Most Extreme in Nation

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A gun proliferation bill, called by some, the “most extreme gun bill in America” is currently on Georgia Governor Nathan Deal’s desk awaiting his signature. The bill, which will almost surely be approved by the Republican will allow people with weapons permits to carry guns into bars, nightclubs, churches, public schools and even …

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Mar 26 2014

In the Light of Humane Nature

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In the just released book, In The Light of Humane Nature, environmental activist and author Arthur B. Weissman proposes a fundamental change in our approach to the health of our planet. Drawing on decades of experience in the environmental movement, Weissman asks us to reconstitute our core morality to include not just …

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Mar 26 2014

Subversive Thought for March 26, 2014

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“The earth does not belong to us. We belong to the earth.” — Chief Seattle …

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Mar 26 2014

Diego Luna Discusses Film Cesar Chavez

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Mexican actor Diego Luna directed his first film about the life and activism of union organizer Cesar Chavez. The film, named simply Cesar Chavez, opens in theaters on March 28, 2014. It was screened at the White House last week.

Cesar Chavez is the first film Luna has directed, starring Michael Pena as Chavez, America Ferrara as Chavez’s wife Helen, and Rosario Dawson as Dolores Huerta.

Click here to watch a video of the interview: http://youtu.be/tFK94xzH75w

Anna Buss recorded this interview.

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Mar 24 2014

Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on Egypt Death Sentences, UN Women’s Rights Declaration, and Texas Oil Spill

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

Five hundred and twenty eight Egyptians have been sentenced to death in a serious set-back for the Egyptian revolution. More than a thousand supporters of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood organization have been imprisoned since the …

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