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Uprising is a daily program on KPFK.
Topics: Gabor Mate, Patrick Meighan, Lydia Breen, Trailer Trash Project, Occupy Ports
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The latest episode o f a podcast created by Sonali Kolhatkar. Recorded February 18, 2016. Tune in for half an hour of off-the-cuff political analysis, unvarnished truth, honest rumination, and even a teeny bit of fun. Warning: Profanity. Not for radio broadcast.
Topics: Superbowl, patriotism, Beyonce, Bruno Mars, Steve Phillips, Brown is the New White, New American...
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Uprising is a daily program produced at KPFK Pacifica Radio in Los Angeles
Topics: Bree Gonzalez, Kyle Arnone, Ankur Patel, Fred Branfman, Kambale Musuvali
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Daily Digest 20150223
Topics: Rahul Mahajan, Walmart Wage Increase, Josh Eidelson, Countering Violent Extremism, Hussam Ayloush,...
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Adam Shapiro joins us from Greece where he and others are struggling to help with the flood of Syrian, Afghan, and Iraqi refugees. And, Rahul Mahajan analyzes President Obama's Oval Office address about the recent shooting in San Bernardino, California. Plus, the second week of the UN climate conference in Paris has begun - we'll bring you a report of how things are going inside and outside COP21.
Topics: Greece, struggling, flood, Syrian, Afghan, Iraqi, refugees, President, Obama, Oval Office, address,...
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AirBnb and the fight over San Francisco's real estate. We'll speak with author Steven Hill, whose new book is entitled, "Raw Deal: How the 'Uber Economy' and Runaway Capitalism Are Screwing American Workers." And, David Dayen joins us to discuss other election results in Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio, and Seattle. Plus, as immigrant women begin an indefinite hunger strike at a Texas detention center, we'll turn to Andrea Cristina Mercado of the National Domestic Workers Alliance. 
Topics: AirBnb, San Francisco, real estate, election, results, Mississippi, Kentucky, Seattle, Ohio,...
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Violence continues in Jerusalem as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu makes incendiary statements, blaming Palestinians for the Holocaust. We'll turn to Stephen Zunes. And, Katherine Sawyer of Corporate Accountability International will join us to  discuss the upcoming COP 21 climate meeting in Paris. Plus Adam Briggle, author of A Field Philosopher's Guide to Fracking will share the story of how Denton, Texas stood up to big energy companies.
Topics: Jerusalem, Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, Holocaust, Stephen Zunes, Katerine Sawyer, accountability,...
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The Supreme Court considers the death penalty again - this time the chance of it being struck down is high. We'll speak with attorney Lisa Bloom. And, Andrew Ross joins us to discuss a new book he has just edited called The Gulf: High Culture, Hard Labor. 
Topics: Supreme Court, death, penalty, high, attorney, Lisa Bloom, Andrew Ross, book, The Gulf, culture,...
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Canada elects a new liberal Prime Minister, ending a decade of conservatism. We'll hear from Ricochet Magazine's Derrick O' Keefe about what this means for our northern neighbor. And, investigative journalist Will Potter will discuss the most secretive prisons in the US - Little Guantanamos as they are called. Plus, new inequality data shows disturbing statistics about the US. Teacher and activist Paul Buccheit will explain. 
Topics: Prime Minister, decade, conservatism, magazine, neighbor, investigative, journalist, discuss,...
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Daily Digest 03112014
Topics: Venezuela, Roberto Lovato, Income Inequality, Chuck Collins, Rahul Mahajan
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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses breaking news the day. Plus, writer and educator, Amir Nasr looks into ISIS, as the sentencing phase of Dzhokar Tsarnaev's trial proceeds. He's the author of 'My Isl@m: How Fundamentalism Stole My Mind and Doubt Freed My Soul'. Then, journalist Tania Rashid discusses why justice is still elusive on the second anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh. And, Gerardo Torres answers 'How have undocumented immigrants...
Topics: Obama, administration, CIA, drone, Pakistan, hostages, Al Qaeda, Warren Weinstein, Giovanni Lo...
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A spirited anti-racist protest at the University of Missouri that involved students and athletes has resulted in the university president resigning. We'll speak with Missouri's Cristina Mislan. And, a follow up on Haiti's elections with Brian Concannon Jr. Plus, Zoe Dolan joins us to discuss her memoir: There is Room for You: Tales From a Transgender Defender's Heart.
Topics: protest, University of Missouri, students, athletes, president, resigning, Haiti, elections,...
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In the aftermath of the latest GOP debate, we'll turn to Joshua Holland of the Nation to discuss how far Republicans have devolved as they try to win over voters. And, a court decision has halted President Obama's immigration relief measures, DACA and DAPA - we'll turn to Marisa Franco of the Not1More Deportation Campaign. Plus, elections in Myanmar just wrapped up. Were they free and fair and will the Army let the results stands?
Topics: GOP, debate, Nation, Republicans, voters, court, decision, President Obama, immigration, relief,...
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Deadly attacks in Paris and Beirut leave nearly 200 people dead, with the Islamic State taking credit. We'll speak with scholar and activist Rania Masri. And, we'll check in with Canadian journalist Derrick O'Keefe for a follow up on how his new Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, is shaping up.  
Topics: Paris, attacks, Beirut, dead, Islamic State, credit, scholar, Rania Masri, Canadian, Derrick...
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President Obama's plan to shut down Guantanamo is so riddled with flaws, it may never happen - we'll speak with Josie Setzler of Witness Against Torture. And, Fast food workers in Florida walk off their jobs ahead of Tuesday's primary, we'll speak with two McDonald's workers. Plus, part 2 of a two-part conversation with author Erin Aubrey Kaplan on her new book I Heart Obama, which is a complex look at the black community's relationship with the President.
Topics: Obama, president, Guantanamo, flaws, torture, workers, Florida, primary, McDonalds, black,...
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The armed white occupation of a wildlife refuge in Oregon led by Ammon Bundy continues. We'll turn to Zoe Carpenter of the Nation magazine. And, author Roberto Gonzales joins us to discuss his new book Lives in Limbo: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America. Gonzales spent 12 years tracking the lives of 150 immigrants in LA in the most comprehensive study of its kind. Plus, we'll go to the UK to speak with Alex Scrivener of Global Justice Now about a new report exposing the Gates Foundation's...
Topics: armed, white, wildlife, refuge, Zoe Carpenter, Nation, magazine, limbo, America, immigrants, UK,...
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With just days before the first Primary race of the election season, I'll speak with John Nichols about Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, and even Martin O'Malley. And, immigrants who qualify for citizenship are lining up to naturalize so they can vote against Donald Trump. We'll speak with one such immigrant. Plus, the Flint Water Crisis has highlighted a little-discussed but major crisis-in-making in the US - that our entire water infrastructure is crumbling. Robert Glennon, a leading national...
Topics: Primary, race, election, season, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Martin O'Malley, citizenship,...
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by Sonali Kolhatkar and Gabriel San Roman
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Uprising Daily Program recorded at KPFK, Pacifica Radio, LA
Topics: John Feffer, Radical Day in History, Bill Babbitt, John Holdridge, Tezozomoc
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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, . Ioan Grillo, author of El Narco: Inside Mexico's Criminal Insurgency, will discuss the recent repeat escape of drug kingpin El Chapo Guzman. And, the next episode in the Henry Al Wallace National Security Forum features Stephen Kinzer. Plus, a video of a brutal police beating of a young man named Tyree Carroll in Philadelphia has emerged. We'll speak with Margaret Prescod, National...
Topics: Greek, parliament, austerity, European Union, creditors, lawmakers, GOP, Presidential, Donald...
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Black Lives Matter ratchet up the pressure from Chicago to Minneapolis and beyond. We'll turn to Courtney Morris at Penn State University for a sweep of the latest news. And, author Sonja Williams joins us to discuss her new book, Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio, and Freedom.
Topics: Black Lives Matter, Chicago, Minneapolis, Courtney Morris, sweep, news, author, book, Word,...
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We'll spend the hour with Lillian Faderman, acclaimed historian and activist, discussing her new book, The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle. Faderman has spent most of her life chronicling the various struggles of the LGBT rights movement, and we'll explore history from government persecution to marriage equality. 
Topics: historian, activist, book, Gay, revolution, story, struggle, life, chronicling, struggles, LGBT,...
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A conversation with Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi. She'll join us to discuss Iran, the nuclear deal, Syria, and more. Michael Bess will talk about  his new and disturbing book, Our Grandchildren Redesigned: Life in the Bioengineered Society if the Near Future - we'll hear part 1 of a 2 part interview. 
Topics: Nobel, Peace, Shirin Ebadi, Michael Bess, bioengineering, future
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A controversial month-long election in Hawaii is being cast as a path toward sovereignty. But according to my guest Anne Keala Kelly, the elections are just a way to cement existing US colonization of the islands. Plus, author Abdel Bari Atwan joins us to discuss his new, groundbreaking book, Islamic State: The Digital Caliphate. 
Topics: controversial, Hawaii, path, sovereignty, elections, colonization, islands, groundbreaking, Islamic...
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Chelsea Manning denounces the secret FISA court system and offers her own proposed legislation. We'll speak with Evan Greer of Fight for the Future, who is in touch with Manning. And, Ann Jones joins us to discuss the status of the US's seemingly never ending, longest war in Afghanistan. Plus, we'll have a Veteran's Day conversation with former Army combat soldier Hart Viges, the likes of which you won't hear anywhere else. 
Topics: Chelsea Manning, FISA, court, system, proposed, legislation, Ann Jones, longest, war, Afghanistan,...
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Despite massive opposition worldwide, a dozen nations including the US are gathering in New Zealand to sign the Trans Pacific Partnership. We'll get an update from trade expert Patrick Woodall. And, Arun Gupta joins us to discuss what has become of the armed white militia that occupied an Oregon wildlife refuge now that they've been arrested. Plus, Joy Ann Reid discusses why the love that Black Americans have for the Clintons may not be well deserved. 
Topics: massive, opposition, worldwide, nations, US, New Zealand, Trans Pacific Partnership, Arun Gupta,...
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Congress is getting ready to pass the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act despite a major outcry from privacy rights groups. We'll turn to Shahid Buttar for analysis on the bill. And, acclaimed author Dilip Hiro joins us to discuss his brand new book, The Age of Inspiration: Power, Wealth, and Conflict in Globalizing India.
Topics: Congress, cybersecurity, information, act, privacy, rights, analysis, bill, book, Inspiration,...
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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Bechir Blagui, founder of FreeTunisia.org, looks into what's behind the armed shootings, hostage taking, and killings in Tunisia. Then, a major battery recycling plant in Southern California closed down after spewing toxic pollutants for 2 decades. Attorney Gladys Limon explains why it took so long and whether justice has been done. And, author and thinker Charles Eisenstein discusses his book,...
Topics: NOAA, temperatures, Jim Inhofe, climate change, global warming, Sally Jewell, University of...
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Did Bernie Sanders win the Democratic Presidential debate? Gunar Olsen of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting will help answer that question. And, California passes a slew of progressive new laws addressing a variety of issues from voter registration, wage equality, and abortion, to gun control, food safety, and medical marijuana. We'll speak with Brian Leubitz of Calitics.com. Plus, activist Kristian Davis-Bailey joins me to discuss a new campaign of Black-Palestinian solidarity and how a...
Topics: democratic, reporting, California, progressive, laws, voter, registration, abortion, gun control,...
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Daily Digest 20150129
Topics: Rahul Mahajan, Saudi Arabia and the West, Noman Ansari, Loretta Lynch, Michele Goodwin, Carson...
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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, American University history professor, and co-author of the Untold History of the United States, Peter Kuznick, discusses a survey of current events in their historical context. Then, with students going on strike over college debt – Sonali speaks with Nathan Hornes who's refusing to pay his loans in protest and Hannah Chadeayne Appel, an organizer with Debt Collective. And, so-called...
Topics: airstrikes, Syria, US, allies, Christians, Jihadi John, Kurdish Peshmerga fighters, police,...
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James Paul, author of Syria Unmasked sifts through the chaos, complexity, and violence of the Syria war and why there are so many refugees and why they are not all Syrian. And, a new commentary by Mumia Abu Jamal, critiques politicians as servants of the rich. Plus, journalist Victoria Law shares the heartbreaking stories of women who are serving time in federal prison for drug-related offences and are not eligible for Obama's clemency 2014 project.
Topics: Syria, refugees, Mumia Abu-Jamal, women, federal, prison, clemency
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Hillary Clinton faced yet another round of Congressional hearings led by the Republican Party on the fatal attack on the US embassy in Benghazi, Libya. We'll turn to former intelligence professional Diane Roark for more. And, indie filmmaker Donovan Vim Crony joins us to discuss his new venture - a short feature film about black and brown youth punk rockers. Plus, we'll hear part 2 of my conversation with Michael Bess about his disturbing book, Our Grandchildren Redesigned: Life in the...
Topics: Hillary Clinton, Congressional, hearings, Benghazi, Libya, intelligence, indie, filmmaker, venture,...
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Climate justice activists from the United States share their fears and hopes for the upcoming UN conference in the wake of the Paris attacks. We'll speak with Diana Lopez and Shawna Foster. And, author and journalism professor Robert Jensen bares all in a conversation about his new book, which is also his most personal yet: Plain Radical: Living, Loving, and Learning to Leave the Planet Gracefully. 
Topics: climate, activists, United States, UN, conference, Paris, attacks, author, journalist, Robert...
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A Texas grand jury has decided to indict, not Planned Parenthood, but the makers of the controversial videos that tried to entrap the abortion provider. We'll speak with Jodi Jacobson of RH Reality Check. And, professor Richard Ross explains why President Obama and the Supreme Court's recent decisions on juvenile justice are so important. Plus, Martha Ertman discusses her book, Love’s Promises: How Formal and Informal Contracts Shape All Kinds of Families. 
Topics: Texas, grand, jury, Planned Parenthood, videos, abortion, provider, professor, President Obama,...
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A conversation with Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi. She'll join us to discuss Iran, the nuclear deal, Syria, and more. Michael Bess will talk about  his new and disturbing book, Our Grandchildren Redesigned: Life in the Bioengineered Society if the Near Future - we'll hear part 1 of a 2 part interview.
Topics: Nobel Peace, Shirin Ebadi, Iran, nuclear, deal, Michael Bess, book, grandchildren, redesigned,...
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On today's Uprising with Sonali: Portland, Oregon decided to celebrate Indigenous People's Day, on the same day we call Columbus Day. Reyn Leno, Tribal Council Chairman for the Confederate Tribes of Grand Ronde, will explain the significance of the name change. Plus, the project Culture Strike launches a new campaign entitled, " Until We Are All Free: Imagining a World Free of Bars and Borders." We'll speak with poet Sonia Guiñansaca about it. And, Jorja Leap's latest book is Project...
Topics: indigenous, day, Columbus, council, Tribes, Grand Ronde, culture, strike, campaign, book, project,...
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Haitian Presidential elections are being seen as an electoral coup by US-backed President Michel Martelly. We'll speak with Brian Concannon Jr. And, veteran foreign correspondent Reese Erlich joins us - he's just returned from Jordan and Iraq where he interviewed the Al Qaeda cleric Abu Qatada. Plus, filmmaker Vicki Abeles, who directed Race to Nowhere, joins us to discuss her new book, "Beyond Measure: Rescuing an overscheduled, overtested, underestimated generation." 
Topics: Haiti, president, elections, coup, Michel Martelly, veteran, correspondent, Reese Erlich, Jordan,...
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A Senior Fellow - Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Professor of Environmental Earth System Science discusses his finding on emissions of methane from the Porter Ranch gas leak; And, Reverend Dr. William J. Barber II, President of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP and Pastor at Greenleaf Christian church in Goldsboro talks about his new book 'The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement' 
Topics: Porter Ranch, gas, leak, methane, environmental, earth, science, reverend, Dr. William J. Barber...
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It's no secret that low income communities of color pay the highest price for our fossil fuel energy consumption - we'll hear today from Esther Calhoun, a resident of Uniontown Alabama, who testified at the US Civil Rights Commission about the impacts of coal ash on her community. And, Jeff Cohen joins us to discuss how Hillary Clinton's claims of being progressive are laughable. Plus, we'll hear an excerpt of whistleblower Chelsea Manning's first podcast.
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How the Democratic primary election has revived discussion of single payer healthcare - Dr. Margaret Flowers is my guest. And, Greg Jobin-Leeds joins us for part 2 of a conversation about his new book When we Fight We Win! Twenty First Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming Our World. Plus, Corine Fairbanks joins us to discuss the 40th year of incarceration of political prisoner, Leonard Peltier, and the efforts to demand clemency for the Native American activist. 
Topics: Democratic, primary, election, single, payer, healthcare, book, When We Fight We Win, movements,...
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Daily Digest 12/17/014
Topics: Courtney Morris, Pakistan, Spending Bill, Cuba, Max Blumenthal, Palestine, Israel
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Uprising is a daily program produced at KPFK Pacifica Radio Los Angeles.
Topics: Mattea Kramer, Michael Dorsey, Thomas Gokey
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Secretary of State John Kerry uses the word "genocide" for the first time in relation to the Islamic State - just days after Russia announced a withdrawal from Syria. We'll turn to author and academic Professor Vijay Prashad to understand what this means for the Syrian war. And, Professor Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor of Princeton University joins us to discuss her new book, From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation.
Topics: John Kerry, Secretary of State, genocide, Islamic State, Russia, withdraw, Syria, Vijay Prashad,...
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Daily Digest 08182014
Topics: Ferguson, Michael Brown, Kevin Gray, Online misogyny, gawker, jezebel, Amanda Hess, Gaza, Iraq,...
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Poet Remi Kanazi joins us to discuss the latest violence in the Occupied Territories and Gaza. And, he'll read from his new book of poems, Before The Next Bomb Drops. Plus, I'll speak with film maker Avi Lewis about the new film based on Naomi Klein's book of the same name, This Changes Everything.f
Topics: Palestine, Gaza, poems, bomb, drops, Avi Lewis, film, Naomi Klein, everything, changes
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Nurses and environmental activists join forces in the US, to rally for people's health and the planet's health, calling for an end to climate change. We'll bring you some of the voices from a rally in Los Angeles. And, author Meera Subramanian joins us to discuss her new book A River Runs Again: India's Natural World in Crisis, from the Barren Cliffs of Rajasthan to the Farmlands of Karnataka.
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Who will black voters choose in South Carolina? We'll turn to Clemson University's Chenjerai Kumanyika for more. Kumanyika was just kicked out of a Donald Trump rally on his campus. And, Pitzer College's Suyapa Portillo joins us to discuss why President Obama is taking aim at Central American refugees in his last year in office. Plus, Los Angeles based artist Plastic Jesus, who has been compared to Banksy, has issued a strong message about the lack of diversity at this year's Academy Awards....
Topics: voters, black, South Carolina, Clemson University, Donald Trump, rally, campus, Pitzer College,...
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Reporting back from Paris, France, after a historic climate accord is signed - we'll hear the struggles of African women struggling with the impacts of a changing climate, and a Grenadian professor who negotiated on behalf of the Maldives. Plus, sounds from the mass climate justice demonstrations on the streets of Paris. 
Topics: Paris, France, historic, climate, accord, struggles, African, women, Grenadian, negotiated,...
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Uprising Daily Program recorded at KPFK, Pacifica Radio, LA
Topics: Bill Fletcher, Patrick Bond, Elaine Brown, Jenn Laskin, Rahul Mahajan, Norman Soloman
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A South Carolina school police officer brutalizes a black female student in a classroom. The incident, captured on video, will be the topic of my conversation with Chenjerai Kumanyika. And, Joy Ann Reid will discuss her new book Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide. 
Topics: South Carolina, school, police, brutalizes, black, female, stunt, video, Joy Ann Reid, Fracture,...
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Uprising is a daily program produced in Southern California by Sonali Kolhatkar and Anna Buss. On today's Uprising with Sonali: Environmental activists denounce the trade deal just agreed to by nations - we'll speak with Bill Waren of Friends of the Earth about the TransPacific Partnership. And, Peter Bibring of the ACLU of Southern California joins us to discuss AB 953, a new California law designed to uncover police racial profiling. Plus author Wen Stephenson will share stories from his new...
Topics: Bill Waren, TPP, trade, Peter Bibring, ACLU, racial profiling, police, Wen Stephenson, climate...
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Daniel Holtzclaw is sentenced to 263 consecutive years in prison for the serial rapes of black women that he committed while he was an Oklahoma cop. We'll speak with Courtney Morris about it. And, Chris Albin Lackey of Human Rights Watch joins us to discuss the new report he has authored about How Debt Buying Companies Are Abusing Courts to Get "Rubber Stamp Justice." Plus Andrew Hanuaer of Jubilee USA discusses the latest in Puerto Rico's debt crisis, and Mumia Abu Jamal files a...
Topics: consecutive, prison, serial, rapes, black, women, cop, Oklahoma, Human Rights, report, debt,...
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As primary election season gets into full swing, we'll talk about an issue that underlies most issues, and that is money in politics. A new report from Common Cause offers hope for national momentum to over turn Citizen's United - we'll speak with the report's author Jay Riestenberg. And, AFSCME Local 3299 has called for a speakers boycott of UC Berkeley, ahead of a speaking event with Bill and Chelsea Clinton. My guest will be Todd Stenhouse, union spokesperson. Plus, the lead contamination...
Topics: primary, election, full, swing, money, politics, report, Common Cause, national momentum, Citizen's...
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Daily Digest 20150211
Topics: Courtney Morris, New Report on Lynchings, Bryan Stevenso, Equal Justice Initiative, Newly...
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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Acclaimed author and academic Randall Robinson joins me in studio for the hour. Prof. Robinson is the founder of TransAfrica, currently a professor of law at Pennsylvania State Law School, and the author of numerous best-selling books including Debt: What America Owes to Blacks. His latest book is a historical novel entitled 'Makeda'. 
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Uprising is a daily radio program produced at KPFK Pacifica Radio in Los Angeles
Topics: Katrina Vanden Huevel, Charo Mina-Rojas, Imara Jones, Courtney Morris
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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Robert Jensen analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, two Nepali Americans - Nisha Thapa and Mukhiya Gurung - update us the latest in Nepal, where nearly 8,000 have died so far more than a week after the devastating earthquake hit the region. And, Frederick A. O. Schwarz discusses his new book 'Democracy in the Dark: The Seduction of Government Secrecy'. Mr. Schwarz was the lead counsel to the Church Committee 40 years ago and he's calling for a new...
Topics: ISIS, attack, Garland, extremist, Prophit Mohammad, Pentagon, John Kerrym, Somalia, Al Shabaab,...
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Daily Digest 08132014
Topics: Cafeteria Man, Tony Geraci, Iraq, Patrick Cockburn, Rahul Mahajan, Robin Williams, Gabor Mate
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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses news of the day. Plus, 'Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World'; Sonali speaks with author David Vine. And, Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein joins Sonali live in studio to discuss bizarre nature of American electoral politics.
Topics: Greek, election, Alexis Tsipras, Ben Carson, presidential, islamophobic, Viola Davis, black woman,...
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The FBI and Apple clash over privacy versus security - we'll speak with Shahid Buttar about the story and why the outcome could be precedent-setting. And, Darnell Hunt joins us to discuss the latest Hollywood Diversity report. Plus, filmmaker Jen Senko offers perhaps the best explanation for the masses of support behind Donald Trump with her new documentary called The Brainwashing of my Dad.
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Activists push back against Donald Trump and his supporters - we'll turn to Arun Gupta for what the clashes in Chicago last Friday mean for the rest of the election. And, are the states of Texas and Indiana returning us to the age of the coat-hanger? Jessica Pieklo of RH Reality Check will give us the lowdown on the landscape of anti-abortion regulations. Plus, a former nuclear engineer spends a month in Japan on the fifth anniversary of the Fukushima disaster - we'll speak with Arnie Gundersen...
Topics: activists, Donald Trump, supporters, Arun Gupta, Chicago, Friday, election, Texas, Indiana, coat...
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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Cristina Mislan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Talin Yacoubian, co-chair of the March for Justice discusses the 100 th anniversary of the start of the first genocide of the 20 th century. Yacoubian is organizing the largest commemoration of the Armenian genocide outside Armenia, in Los Angeles. Then, Mumia Abu Jamal celebrates his 61 st birthday in prison today – even as his health continues to be at risk, Noelle Hanrahan, Director of Prison...
Topics: Loretta Lynch, Attorney General, African American, woman, post, tenure, Eric Holder, New York...
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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Rahul Mahajan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, as negotiators for the US and Iran scramble to meet a deadline for a nuclear deal, we'll find out how close they are, with my guest USC Professor Muhammad Sahimi. And, the next episode in the Henry A. Wallace National Security Forum features journalist Anand Gopal on how Afghans view the US's War on Terror. Plus, a growing consensus that the US imprisons far too many people, at least at the federal...
Topics: Supreme Court, Greek, Brussels, Finance Minister, South Carolina, Confederate Flag, African...
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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Cristina Mislan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) endorses Hillary Clinton for President in a decision that has angered many rank and file members. We'll speak with Dr. Lois Weiner who says the decision should be reversed. And we'll hear the words of Sandra Bland, a young African American woman who died in police custody in Texas. Plus an intimate profile of a young Black Lives Matter activist, who has...
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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Rahul Mahajan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, as Greece's economy continues to be crippled by austerity measures, we'll examine what happened to the Syriza Party with my guest, Dr. Richard Wolff, the acclaimed Marxist economist. And, author Allan G. Johnson shares his story of struggling with race, privilege, and nationality in a memoir called 'Not From Here'. 
Topics: Saudi Arabia, devastating, Yemen, airstrike, killed, women, children, President Obama, Africa,...
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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, on the 50th anniversary of Medicare, we'll turn to Dr. Garrett Adams of Physicians for a National Health Program, to explain why Medicare has been so successful and why expanding it is imperative.
Topics: Cincinnati, Samuel Dubose, Ray Tensing, bodycam, footage, Planned Parenthood, attacks, video,...
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On this edition of Uprising with Sonali, Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, New York police have been surveilling activists with Black Lives Matter. We'll speak with George Joseph, reporter for The Intercept who obtained internal documents on the story. And, Chaédria LaBouvier, a reporter with Elle Magazine, recently witnessed a large number of police officers abusing a homeless disabled man in San Francisco. She captured the incident on video and will join us in...
Topics: protests, St. Louis, Missouri, African American, killing, Mansur Ball-Bey, firefighters, wildfires,...
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In the wake of the fatal shooting at Planned Parenthood's clinic in Colorado Springs, we'll turn to Ally Boguhn of RH Reality Check for more. And, Simona Sharoni joins us to analyze recent major victories of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement here in the US. Plus, Professor Shannon Gibson from the University of Southern California will discuss civil and "uncivil" society climate activism as she heads to Paris for the COP21 conference.
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Less than a month before the UN climate conference, COP 21, we'll spend the hour with journalist and activist George Monbiot on his book Heat: How to Stop the Planet From Burning.
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Young people on college campuses around the nation are organizing against racism, sparked by a victory at the University of Missouri. We'll speak with Luna Olavarria Gallegos, a recent graduate of Ithaca College. And, we'll turn to a French Moroccan community organizer Jordan Elgrably reflecting on the ISIS attacks in Paris, Beirut, and beyond. Plus, author Amos Kamil discusses his book, Great Is the Truth: Secrecy, Scandal, and the Quest for Justice at the Horace Mann School .
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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, the US Supreme Court has ruled to preserve the Affordable Care Act, handing a stinging loss to Republicans. On today's show we'll turn to Courage Campaign Executive Director Dr. Paul Song about what the ruling means. And, in breaking news, the court also ruled on Friday to legalize gay marriage. We'll discuss the impact of the decision just as we approach the 46th anniversary of the Stonewall...
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Uprising with Sonali: Courtney Morris analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, we'll speak with the author of Blue: The LAPD and the Battle to Redeem American Policing, by journalist Joe Domanick. And, award winning film maker Hubert Sauper has released another masterpiece – about South Sudan, the world's newest country and the crises affecting it called We Come as Friends.
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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, a Congressional witch hunt on Planned Parenthood begins this week – RH Reality Check's Emily Crockett attended yesterday's House Judiciary Committee meeting and will report back. And, a new study on upward mobility for children of low-income parents concludes that parental union membership is a big plus. Also, author Philip Warburg will discuss his new book Harness the Sun: America's Quest...
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On this edition of Uprising with Sonali, Rahul Mahajan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, The moralistic glee over the Ashley Madison hack has angered journalist Glenn Greenwald. We'll speak with him about the implications for privacy. And, acclaimed political art curator Nato Thompson joins us to discuss his new book Seeing Power: Art and Activism in the 21st Century. Plus, Americans take the least vacations in the industrialized world. We'll speak with Steve Nesich of Take Back Your...
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