Jun 27 2012

The Activist Beat on Radical Nuns Crusading for Social Justice

Activist BeatThe Activist Beat with Rose Aguilar, host of Your Call on KALW in San Francisco is a weekly roundup of progressive activism that the mainstream media ignores, undercovers, or misrepresents.

Two very different religious groups are taking their messages directly to the people.

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops recently started a two-week crusade, claiming religious liberty is under assault. These …

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Jun 13 2012

The Activist Beat on Bronner’s Hemp Arrest Outside of White House

Activist BeatThe Activist Beat with Rose Aguilar, host of Your Call on KALW in San Francisco is a weekly roundup of progressive activism that the mainstream media ignores, undercovers, or misrepresents.

David Bronner, the CEO of the popular Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, was arrested in front of the White House on Monday after he locked himself and a dozen industrial hemp …

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May 09 2012

The Activist Beat Roundup of Protests Nationwide

Activist BeatThe Activist Beat with Rose Aguilar, host of Your Call on KALW in San Francisco is a weekly roundup of progressive activism that the mainstream media ignores, undercovers, or misrepresents.

A few days ago, Uprising reported on the Palestinian prisoners who began their fourth week of hunger strikes to protest abusive and substandard conditions in Israeli jails.

Here in the …

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May 02 2012

The Activist Beat on May Day

Activist BeatThe Activist Beat with Rose Aguilar, host of Your Call on KALW in San Francisco is a weekly roundup of progressive activism that the mainstream media ignores, undercovers, or misrepresents.

Thanks to the Occupy movement, yesterday’s May Day actions in more than 115 cities across the country got widespread coverage in the corporate media.

The angle that deserves far more …

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Apr 25 2012

The Activist Beat on Protests Against Cuts to Medicaid

Activist BeatThe Activist Beat with Rose Aguilar, host of Your Call on KALW in San Francisco is a weekly roundup of progressive activism that the mainstream media ignores, undercovers, or misrepresents.

I’m Rose Aguilar, host of Your Call on KALW in San Francisco with this week’s Activist Beat for Uprising. Each week I’ll bring you a weekly roundup of progressive activism …

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Apr 18 2012

Activist Beat on the Goldman Environmental Prize

Activist BeatThe Activist Beat with Rose Aguilar, host of Your Call on KALW in San Francisco is a weekly roundup of progressive activism that the mainstream media ignores, undercovers, or misrepresents.

On Monday night, six grassroots environmental activists received the Goldman Environmental Prize at a ceremony in San Francisco. In addition to the international recognition these activists deserve, they also …

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