Archive for June, 2015

Jun 23 2015

UN Report on Gaza, Conversation with Greenwald, Mumia on Charleston, Whites on Racial Justice — 06/23/2015

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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Robert Jensen analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, a United Nations commission releases its report on last summer’s war on Gaza. We’ll turn to Professor Jennifer Loewenstein to discuss it. And, I’ll speak with journalist Glenn Greenwald in the first in a series of interviews as part of the Henry A. Wallace National Security Forum. Plus, we’ll hear a commentary by Mumia Abu Jamal on the Charleston …

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Jun 23 2015

How Politicians, Media, and the Gun Lobby Enable Racist Terror

Sonali's Columns | Published 23 Jun 2015, 9:00 am | Comments Off on How Politicians, Media, and the Gun Lobby Enable Racist Terror -

Published by Telesurtv.net on June 22, 2015

On September 15, 1963, the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, was bombed, killing four African-American girls. The incident shocked people around the nation and galvanized the civil rights movement, making leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. even more determined to end segregation.

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Jun 22 2015

Newsflash: Austerity Protests, Spy Agency Exposé, Pope on Weapons Makers

Daily News Flash | Published 22 Jun 2015, 10:45 am | Comments Off on Newsflash: Austerity Protests, Spy Agency Exposé, Pope on Weapons Makers -

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

A quarter of a million people gathered on the streets of London on Saturday, marching from the Bank of England to the Houses of Parliament to protest coming austerity cuts. The newly reelected conservative government under the leadership of David Cameron has announced mass cuts to public …

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Jun 22 2015

After House Reboots TPP, What’s Next?

Feature Stories | Published 22 Jun 2015, 10:30 am | Comments Off on After House Reboots TPP, What’s Next? -

GUEST: Patrick Woodall, Research Director and Senior Policy Advocate for Food & Water Watch, advocate on economic justice issues in Washington, and coauthor of a book on the World Trade Organization.

Undeterred by a Senate defeat on the TransPacific Partnership Fast Track bill, the Republican Party and White House strategized to send the trade bill authorization back to the House to start over. The House voted on a the TPA …

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Jun 22 2015

Understanding the Mass Deportation Crisis in the Dominican Republic and Haiti

GUEST: Roberto Lovato, writer for the Nation and a visiting scholar, UC Berkeley’s Center for Latino Policy Research. He just returned from a trip to the border between the Dominican Republic and Haiti

As a June 18 deadline for citizenship registration passed in the Dominican Republic, neighboring Haiti braced itself to receive hundreds of thousands of people in a mass deportation program that has sparked global outrage. In 2013, the Dominican …

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Jun 22 2015

How Black Lives Matter Activists Are Organizing in the Wake of Charleston

Feature Stories | Published 22 Jun 2015, 10:05 am | Comments Off on How Black Lives Matter Activists Are Organizing in the Wake of Charleston -

GUEST: Melina Abdullah, Professor and Chair of the Department of Pan-African Studies at Cal State LA and an organizer with Black Lives Matter-LA

Dylann Roof, the 21-year old arrested for the massacre of 6 African American women and 3 African American men last week at the Emanual AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, is being held on a $1 million bond. He was charged with nine counts of murder and one …

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Jun 22 2015

TPP Reboot, Racist Deportations in DR, Black Lives Matter After Charleston — 06/22/2015

Today's Show | Published 22 Jun 2015, 10:00 am | Comments Off on TPP Reboot, Racist Deportations in DR, Black Lives Matter After Charleston — 06/22/2015 -

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Rahul Mahajan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, the GOP-dominated House of Representatives reboots fast track for the TPP – simply by stripping away the meager bill aimed at job training for workers impacted by the trade deal. We’ll turn to Patrick Woodall to find out what’s next. And, as the Dominican Republic faces international condemnation for the mass deportation of Black Dominicans and Haitian migrants, we’ll …

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Jun 20 2015

Uprising presents: Max Blumenthal, Sholeh Wolpe – July 7

Announcements | Published 20 Jun 2015, 8:12 pm | Comments Off on Uprising presents: Max Blumenthal, Sholeh Wolpe – July 7 -

On July 8, 2014, Israel launched air strikes on Hamas-controlled Gaza, followed by a ground invasion. The ensuing fifty-one days of war left more than 2,200 people dead, the vast majority of whom were Palestinian civilians, including over 500 children. Intrepid journalist Max Blumenthal has just released a new book The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza.

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Jun 19 2015

Newsflash: House Reboots TPP, Amnesty on US Police, N Korea’s Drought

Daily News Flash | Published 19 Jun 2015, 10:45 am | Comments Off on Newsflash: House Reboots TPP, Amnesty on US Police, N Korea’s Drought -



Uprising’s guest expert Arun Gupta is a Journalist and regular contributor to the Guardian, In These Times, The Progressive, and Truthout, analyzes today’s news headlines:

Undeterred by a Senate defeat on the TransPacific Partnership Fast Track bill, the Republican Party and White House strategized to send the trade bill authorization back to the House to start over. The House voted on a Fast Track bill, without added assistance for US …

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Jun 19 2015

Live From Charleston, After the Massacre

Feature Stories | Published 19 Jun 2015, 10:35 am | Comments Off on Live From Charleston, After the Massacre -

GUESTS: Chenjerai Kumanyika, Assistant Professor of Communications Studies at Clemson University in South Carolina, and Uprising’s daily news flash guest expert; and, A.D. Carson, a student at Clemson University.

Twenty one year old Dylann Storm Roof was arrested yesterday in the massacre of 9 people at the Emanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina. The young white man had slipped into the church and sat in the pews for an …

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