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Mar 18 2016

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis Is Coming To Los Angeles!

Come and hear Varoufakis speak in person on Saturday April 23rd in Pasadena, California, at his ONLY Los Angeles-area event!

WHEN: Saturday April 23rd, Reception at 12 noon, Event at 1 pm

WHERE: Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church, 301 N. Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91103

Yanis Varoufakis of the Syriza Party took the European political establishment by storm a year ago when he was appointed Finance Minister of Greece by Prime Minister …

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Sep 16 2015

KPFK GM Leslie Radford Has Cut Uprising’s Hours

The general manager may be contacted at gm at kpfk dot org

A letter from Uprising host, Sonali Kolhatkar:

Dear fans of Uprising, I have an important announcement to share with you. After weeks of wrangling with KPFK’s new General Manager Leslie Radford, I have been informed definitively that I am being taken off the air 2-3 days a week out of 5 days and replaced with what I am told are “volunteers.”

Here is a …

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Aug 28 2015

Uprising Uncut – a New Podcast by Sonali Kolhatkar

UprisingLogo_uncutCheck out the brand new podcast Uprising Uncut created by Sonali Kolhatkar. Tune in each week for half an hour of off-the-cuff political analysis, unvarnished truth, honest rumination, and even a teeny bit of fun.

NOT FOR BROADCAST, only personal listening.

Click here to listen to the podcast!

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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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Oct 30 2014

Pasadena Weekly Cover Story: Invitation to an ‘Uprising’

Pasadena Weekly, Invitation to an ‘Uprising’: Sonali Kolhatkar brings her politically progressive morning radio show to television By Rebecca Waer 10/30/2014

There’s an uprising of a new kind occurring in Pasadena this fall. Thanks to a massive fundraising effort through the crowdfunding site Indiegogo, KPFK’s popular talk radio program “Uprising” now airs on both radio and television. Click here to read more

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Oct 21 2014

The Campaign to Televise Uprising – a Reportback

On Tuesday June 10th, over a hundred supporters of the campaign to televise Uprising gathered at Cafe Club Fais Do Do, to celebrate a successful campaign and watch a live performance by Grammy award winning band, Quetzal.

This campaign would not have been possible without the financial contributions of more than 500 people whose names are listed here.

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Jun 09 2014

Sonali Kolhatkar’s TEDx Talk: My Journey From Astrophysicist to Radio Host or How I Found Meaning In My Life

Will living a life of meaning make us happier? Probably not! And that is okay. Give me life, liberty, and the pursuit of meaning..

Watch a video of Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar speaking at Moorpark College’s Tedx Talk here: http://bit.ly/1i9s4I1

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May 14 2014

Uprising TV Launch Party IS TONIGHT!

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The Uprising TV Launch party is on Tuesday June 10th at 7 pm at Cafe Club Fais Do Do,5257 W Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016, featuring Grammy award winning band Quetzal.

If you pledged for tickets to the Uprising TV Launch Party during our Indiegogo campaign, your name will be on the guest list!

All those on the guest list will get a signed limited edition poster of the campaign, PLUS be entered into a …

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Apr 02 2014

Campaign to Televise Uprising

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Thanks to you, we made it! The campaign to televise Uprising has been a fantastic success raising $62,473! If you wanted to contribute DO NOT WORRY, you can still send us a check!

Make checks out to “KPFK” and put “Uprising TV” in the memo (this is very important so that we can earmark your donation for this campaign). Mail your check to UprisingTV, 3729 Cahuenga Blvd West, Studio City CA 91604.

There are still tickets available for the Uprising TV Launch party on June 10th!! Click here for tickets.

Uprising will be broadcast on Free Speech TV, a national, commercial-free television network with distribution to 40 million households nationwide.

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Mar 17 2014

Uprising to be on FSTV!

Free Speech TV, a national, commercial-free television network with distribution to 40 million households nationwide, has invited Uprising to be part of its regular line up. This is excellent news because it means we can expand the program and its unique content to potentially millions of viewers.

This means that we have to turn Uprising from a radio program in Southern California to a nationally syndicated television program. We want YOU to be part of …

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