Archive for September, 2015

Sep 30 2015

Newsflash: Russia Bombs Syria, Georgia Woman Executed, Kim Davis Says Pope Met Her

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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:

Russia began dropping bombs on Syria today, after President Vladimir Putin pushed through a resolution in his Parliament. The US was apparently notified ahead of time about the airstrikes that targeted the Syrian city of Homs. Russia is casting the move as an attack against ISIS …

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Sep 30 2015

In Search of a New Paradigm of Conservation – That Includes Indigenous Self-Determination

GUEST: Tesia Bobrycki is a member of the organization Survival International.

Yosemite National Park turns 125 on Thursday. While the venerable park has been the site of millions of visits by Americans and non-Americans over the years, it obscures an ugly past built on the displacement of its original inhabitants – Native Americans.

To draw attention to that history, a young woman named Tesia Bobrycki catapulted herself …

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Sep 30 2015

California Latinas Stand With Planned Parenthood

GUEST: Gabriella Valle, Senior Director of Community Education and Mobilization with California Latinas for Reproductive Justice, a group that will soon celebrate its 10th anniversary.

Congressional hearings on federal funding for Planned Parenthood continued this week. The embattled organization’s President Cecile Richards testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and was repeatedly interrupted and attacked by Republican lawmakers.

It is likely however, that enough …

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Sep 29 2015

US Attacks Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia Attacks Yemen, EPAs Pesticide Rules, Poll on Planned Parenthood

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

A day after the Taliban claimed control of the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, the US military dropped a bomb and paved the way for Afghan government forces to attempt to re-take it from the ground. Kunduz is Afghanistan’s sixth largest city and the …

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Sep 29 2015

Shell Abandons Drilling in the Arctic

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GUESTS: Daphne Wysham, director of the Climate and Energy Program at the Center for Sustainable Economy, Sweetwater Nannauck, Director of Idle No More Washington.

Only 6 weeks after the federal government approved a permit for Royal Dutch Shell Oil to commence with exploratory drilling in the Arctic’s Chukchi Sea, the global fossil fuel giant has decided to abandon its operations there indefinitely. The company is claiming that its …

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Sep 29 2015

Science of Health: Dr. Susan Love’s The Breast Book

GUEST: Dr. Susan Love is a surgeon, researcher, mother, and author. She is the Chief Visionary Officer of the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation, and a Clinical Professor of Surgery at UCLA and a founder of the National Breast Cancer Coalition. She joins us today, as part of our on-going series on the Science of Health, to discuss the 6th edition of Dr. Susan Love’s ‘Breast …

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Sep 28 2015

Newsflash: UN General Assembly, Shell Leaves Arctic Alone, Delaware Cops Kill Black Man in Wheelchair

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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:

The UN General Assembly is meeting in New York today, and the war on Syria is taking center stage. The Syria war has resulted in a massive refugee crisis in Europe. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon had strong words, naming the nations that, …

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Sep 28 2015

One Year After Mexico’s 43 Disappeared, Justice Remains Elusive

GUEST: Laura Carlsen is the Director of the Americas Program of the Center for International Policy, a columnist for Foreign Policy In Focus, and host of a program on Telesur English.

It’s been a year since 43 students in Iguala, in the Mexican state of Guerrero, disappeared, sparking a nation-wide crisis. Tens of thousands of people gathered on the streets of Mexico City on Saturday to remember …

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Sep 28 2015

Volkswagen’s Diesel Deception Runs Deep

GUEST: Andre Mura, Attorney with of Girard Gibbs.

News media are reporting that Volkswagen (VW), the German-based automaker, was warned against using software designed to hide toxic emissions years ago by its own staff and one of its suppliers. The reports emerged in German media after a major scandal erupted in the US over VW cars and their use of so-called clean diesel. It was found …

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Sep 28 2015

Everything You Need to Know About Rush Limbaugh “Conservatism”

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GUEST: Elmer Lightman, author of Everything You Need to Know About Rush Limbaugh “Conservatism”: A Handbook for All Americans, from Left to Right. He is a history teacher, professor of communication ethics, has been media adviser to environment, health, education, and human rights organizations.

When Scott Walker announced the end of his presidential campaign, some people attributed his campaign’s failure to conservative talk show host, Rush Limbaugh, …

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