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Apr 16 2015

Hawaiian Activists Protest Construction of World’s Largest Optical Telescope in Mauna Kea

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GUESTS: Jonathan Osorio, Professor at the Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. And Kaho’okahi Kanuha is a young activist and pre-school teacher living in Kona on the Big Island…

The State of Hawaii is the site of major protests. The reason: the building of the world’s largest optical telescope on the summit of Mauna Kea. Mauna Kea is one of two mountains on Hawaii’s Big …

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Apr 16 2015

Living-Wage Protests, Diversity on PBS, Hawaiians Oppose Mauna Kea Telescope — 04/16/2015

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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Sonali Kolhatkar and Bipasha Shom report from Los Angeles, one of gatherings of the largest ever mass demonstrations of low wage workers in the US, which took place in hundreds of cities yesterday. Then, independent filmmakers of colors, including Yoruba Richen, are fighting back against what they see as an effort by PBS to try to sideline their work. …

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Nov 25 2014

25 Nov 2014 – Live Report from Ferguson, and Why Hawaiians Are Fighting for Sovereignty

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On this episode of Uprising: Courtney Morris analyses breaking news headlines; Bgyrl for Life, an activist based in Ferguson, Missouri, shares her response to the non-indictment of Darren Wilson; and Anne Keala Kelly sheds light on the Hawaiian sovereignty movement.

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Apr 09 2009

Court Rules Against Hawaiian Land Rights

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The US Supreme Court decided unanimously in late March that the State of Hawaii can sell 1.2 million acres of land seized illegally by the US, without having to resolve land claims by Native Hawaiians. The land claims at stake arise from the 1893 overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy, which led to the annexation 5 …

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Nov 04 2015

Everything You Know About the Hawaii Sovereignty Vote is Wrong

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GUEST: Anne Keala Kelly, is an award winning, Native Hawaiian filmmaker and journalist whose work has appeared in The Nation and Indian Country Today, and her broadcast journalism has aired on the Pacifica Network, Al Jazeera, The News Hour With Jim Lehrer. She is currently working on a film about the struggle to protect Mauna Kea called Why The Mountain.

Voting has begun in …

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Nov 25 2014

Hawaii: The Wrongful Occupation of A Country

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Today, we focus on an indigenous community that is rarely considered to be part of the settler colonialist founding of the United States, Hawaii’s indigenous population.

Hawaii was made the 50th of the United States of America in August 1959. The story of statehood is one of overthrow, occupation, cultural erasure, and militarism. Amidst that a vibrant struggle for Hawaiian sovereignty has emerged.

GUEST: Anne Keala Kelly, Native Hawaiian activist, documentary film maker of Noho …

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Nov 20 2012

LA Times: Hawaii’s solar power flare-up: Too much of a good thing?

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The number of solar power systems across the island state has doubled every year since 2007, with nearly 20,000 units installed. But with homeowners and businesses now producing nearly 140 megawatts of their own power — the equivalent of a medium-size power plant — and solar tax credits biting seriously into the state budget, Hawaii legislators and electrical utilities are tapping the brakes.

Solar tax credits cost the state $173.8 million this year in foregone revenue, …

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Feb 10 2012

Latin Jazz Artists Join Activists To Protest Grammys

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On Sunday the 54th GRAMMY Awards ceremony presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences will be held in Downtown Los Angeles. While artists like Kanye West, Adele and the Beach Boys are ushered into Staples Center, outside the awards, demonstrators including musicians, community leaders and fans will be demanding the reinstatement of 31 music categories slashed last …

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Feb 03 2012

Weekly Digest – 02/03/12

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Delirium: How the Sexual Counterrevolution is Polarizing America – Mass Protests, Violence, & Oil Spills, Rock Nigeria – Fight Against Genetically Modified Organisms Gains Steam Nationwide

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Jan 31 2012

Fight Against Genetically Modified Organisms Gains Steam Nationwide

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In his annual newsletter for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, billionaire Bill Gates took a public position in favor of Genetically Modified Organisms or GMOs, as a solution for world hunger. His explanation for world hunger used the following logic: “The problem is that …farms…don’t produce enough food for a family to live on.” GMOs have been …

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