Archive for June, 2014

Jun 30 2014

Coming up on July 1, 2014

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We’ll analyze both major Supreme Court decisions – regarding labor unions, and contraceptive exceptions to Obamacare. And, Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize laureate joins us to discuss the latest US position on land mines. …

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Jun 30 2014

Daily News Flash with Courtney Morris on New ISIS Video, Black ASU Professor Assaulted by Police, and Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare Contraception

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Uprising’s guest expert Courtney Morris, assistant professor of African American and women’s Studies at Penn State University, analyzes today’s news headlines:

The Sunni militant group that has taken over Iraqi cities, declares its own Islamic caliphate. The group calling itself the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria or ISIS, released a slickly produced video over …

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Jun 30 2014

Subversive Thought for June 30, 2014

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“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” — Hippocrates …

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Jun 27 2014

Coming Up on June 30, 2014

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We’ll bring you an hour-long special program featuring chef-turned-activist-turned author Dan Barber. He’ll be discussing his new book, “The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food.” …

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Jun 27 2014

Five Reasons Why I Refuse to Watch the World Cup

Published by Truthdig.com on June 26, 2014

By Sonali Kolhatkar

Soccer (or football, as the rest of the world refers to it) is the most popular sport globally. But can you love the game while hating the World Cup?

The 2014 World Cup tournament in Brazil has attracted record numbers of American viewers, with reports of 23 million people having tuned in to a single match between the U.S. and Portugal alone. Worldwide, the numbers …

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Jun 27 2014

Daily News Flash with Maya Rockeymoore on US Drones and Media Coverage on Iraq, Ukraine’s Signing of EU Trade Pact, and Supreme Court Ruling on Obama’s Recess Appointments

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Uprising’s guest expert Maya Rockeymoore, President of the Center for Global Policy Solutions, a social change non-profit dedicated to making policy work for people and their environment, analyzes today’s news headlines:

Armed US drones are reportedly flying over Iraq in the latest episode of the unfolding Iraqi crisis. The New York Times and other news …

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Jun 27 2014

What the Supreme Court Ruling Banning Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones Means

Feature Stories | Published 27 Jun 2014, 9:54 am | Comments Off on What the Supreme Court Ruling Banning Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones Means -

Walking up to an abortion clinic surrounded by pro-life protesters can be an extremely harrowing experience for a woman seeking an abortion. In 2007 Massachusetts passed a law to help protect women who were being repeatedly harassed and also subject to violence when trying to get an abortion. The law established a 35 foot …

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Jun 27 2014

Miles Ahead: Don Cheadle Drums Up Support For New Miles Davis Feature

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Considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, it is a surprising fact that no one has yet made a film picturizing the life of jazz legend Miles Davis.

Now, after years of negotiations and careful planning, Academy award nominated actor Don Cheadle has taken the reins to make a film …

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Jun 27 2014

Rare Recordings from Pacifica Provide Glimpse of Mississippi Freedom Summer, 50 Years Ago

It was 50 years ago this summer that the Mississippi Freedom Summer project was launched by a number of civil rights organizations including the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee, the Congress of Racial Equality, the NAACP, and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, all of which were part of the e Council of Federated Organizations, …

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Jun 27 2014

Subversive Thought for June 27, 2014

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“Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.

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