Archive for April, 2014

Apr 30 2014

Culture Clash’s Richard Montoya Debuts New Film

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One of the founders of LA’s acclaimed Chicano satire and performance group Culture Clash, has a new movie about what else but LA? Richard Montoya’s very first feature film, based on his stage play of the same name, Water and Power, is a neo-noir film about 2 brothers in Los Angeles, the Garcia twins, bizarrely nicknamed Water and Power.

The film is presented by Edward James Olmos and debuted at the LA Latino Film Festival. It opens at in AMC theaters on Friday May 2nd.

Watch an interview of Montoya with Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar: http://youtu.be/vTxXFn6pCJY

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Apr 30 2014

Ozomatli Performs LIVE on Uprising!

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Formed nearly 20 years ago the multiple Grammy award winning band Ozomatli emerged out of Los Angeles in 1995 bringing their unique mix of rock, hip hop, funk, and Latin music to the world.

Watch Ozomatli’s live performance on Uprising in KPFK’s Studio A: http://youtu.be/DfyF4yvo5EY

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Apr 30 2014

Ozomatli LIVE on Uprising As Our TV Campaign Nears the End!

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CLICK HERE TO HEAR THE FULL SEGMENT WITH OZOMATLI and JOIN OUR CAMPAIGN TO TELEVISE UPRISING. WE ONLY HAVE A FEW HOURS LEFT BEFORE THE DEADLINE!!!!! All donations of $150 or more made today will get access to a free download of Ozomatli’s performance!

Formed nearly 20 years ago the multiple Grammy award winning band Ozomatli emerged out of Los …

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Apr 30 2014

Richard Montoya’s Noir Thriller, Water and Power Captures LA’s East Side Like No Other Film

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One of the founders of LA’s acclaimed Chicano satire and performance group Culture Clash, has a new movie about what else but LA? Richard Montoya’s very first feature film, based on his stage play of the same name, Water and Power, is a neo-noir film about 2 brothers in Los Angeles, the Garcia twins, bizarrely nicknamed Water and Power.

Set deep in …

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Apr 29 2014

Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on a Death Penalty Study, Senate Requirements on Drone Victims, and White House Campus Rape Study

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

A new study on the death penalty in the US has concluded that a shocking number of innocent people are being executed. While there have been many instances of death row …

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Apr 29 2014

“Does the Media have a Woman Problem?”

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If you watch the news on TV, chances are that you will hear a male presenter because 60% of all television news anchors are men. If you pick up one of the top 10 most widely read newspapers in this country you’ll probably be reading an article written by a man since over …

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Apr 28 2014

Daily News Flash with Courtney Morris on Ukraine Sanctions, Supreme Court on Cell Phone Searches, and Donald Sterling’s Racist Remarks

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Uprising’s guest expert Courtney Morris, assistant professor of African American and women’s Studies at Penn State University and a postdoctoral fellow in the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Rice University, analyzes today’s news headlines:

The Obama Administration has announced sanctions this morning on Russian officials close to President Vladimir …

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Apr 28 2014

Conversation with Raul Grijalva on Racism, Immigration, and the Budget

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Representing Arizona’s third Congressional District, Raul Grijalva is a progressive in a state that is known for its conservative politics.

Having served in the US House of Representatives for more than a decade, he is a stalwart progressive, co-chairing …

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Apr 28 2014

How Attacks on Reproductive Rights Disproportionately Affect Women of Color

Feature Stories | Published 28 Apr 2014, 11:33 am | Comments Off on How Attacks on Reproductive Rights Disproportionately Affect Women of Color -

Republican controlled states across the US are whittling away the landmark Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade which enshrined a woman’s right to an abortion. On Friday the Florida State Senate approved a bill which would require doctors to perform a medical exam to determine a fetus’ viability before allowing an abortion thereby …

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Apr 28 2014

Subversive Thought for April 28, 2014

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“In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” George Orwell …

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