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Palestine-Israel: The joint struggle worries the Israeli ruling elite

Infoshop News - Tue, 12/24/2013 - 15:49
The involved with the Bedouin struggle pay for it... The unprecedented prolonged pre trial detention of the involved with the Hura demo against tra...
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Democracy Now! 2013-12-24 Tuesday

Democracy Now (English) - Tue, 12/24/2013 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2013-12-24 Tuesday
  • Headlines for December 24, 2013
  • Beyond Plan Colombia: Covert CIA Program Reveals Critical U.S. Role in Killings of Rebel Leaders
  • Did Covert U.S. Program Targeting Rebel Leaders Help Undermine Colombia's Peace Process?
  • Ex-Rebel Leader Faces Ouster as Bogota Mayor After Longtime Advocacy of Reconciliation
  • Mikhail Kalashnikov, Inventor of Eponymous Assault Rifle That Shaped Modern Warfare, Dead at 94

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Wall Street Unlocks Profits From Distress With Rental Revolution

Infoshop News - Tue, 12/24/2013 - 07:33

Blackstone is at the vanguard of a historic move to centralize the business of renting single-family houses in the U.S. after the real-estate cr...

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What do you wanna be when/if you grow up?

Infoshop News - Tue, 12/24/2013 - 07:29

In the United States, the topic of work infiltrates many aspects of our life. Consider the most common question we’re asked from the time...

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To Win Tomorrow, Undoing Border Imperialism is the Book We Need Now

Infoshop News - Tue, 12/24/2013 - 07:21

Longtime migrant rights organizer Harsha Walia has given our movements a tremendous gift with the release of her new book, Undoing Border Imperi...

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On cynicism, calling out, and creating movements that don’t leave our people behind

Infoshop News - Tue, 12/24/2013 - 07:14

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the ways that the movements for social justice of which I am a part deal with mistakes folks make publicl...

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Are We Falling Off the Climate Precipice? Scientists Consider Extinction

Infoshop News - Tue, 12/24/2013 - 07:08

British scientist John Nissen, chairman of the Arctic Methane Emergency Group (of which Wadhams is a member), suggests that if the summer sea ic...

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The Motherland Influence: The Motherland Influence Dec. 22, 2013, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Tue, 12/24/2013 - 06:29
African, Latin & Catibbean music.
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The Motherland Influence: The Motherland Influence Dec. 22, 2013, Segment 2

Radio 4 All - Tue, 12/24/2013 - 06:29
African, Latin & Catibbean music.
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How a libertarian became an anarchist

Infoshop News - Tue, 12/24/2013 - 05:06

For as long as I can remember, I have considered myself a libertarian who believed in limited government as conceived by the Founding Fathers. I...

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TOTW Online Special: Virtual Debate: Chomsky v. Abunimah, Blankfort, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Tue, 12/24/2013 - 04:47
In Dec. ‘09, Khalil Bendib, co-host of KPFA’s Voices of the ME & No. Africa, interviewed Noam Chomsky on the Israel-Palestine conflict. He then invited him to an on-air debate with Ali Abunimah over their differences re the BDS movement & with Jeff Blankfort on the power the pro-Israel Lobby. When Chomsky declined to debate them, Bendib presented a virtual debate in which listeners hear Chomsky’s criticisms of the BDS movement and Abunimah’s response, then Chomsky’s position on the power of the Lobby and Blankfort’s critique of his position. The 1/6/10 program was recently rebroadcast.
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Talk is cheap Lockerbie, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Tue, 12/24/2013 - 04:41
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Radio Curious: From Pentecostal to Atheist Part Two, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Tue, 12/24/2013 - 01:21
Radio Curios brings you the second of a two part conversation with former Pentecostal pastor turned atheist, Jerry DeWitt. He's the author of the memoir “Hope After Faith: An Ex-Pastor’s Journey From Belief to Atheism.”
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This Week In Palestine: An interview with longtime activist Nancy Murray, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Tue, 12/24/2013 - 00:39
In this episode: (1) Commemoration of the life of pioneering Palestinian Gazan psychiatrist Eyad El-Sarraj; (2) The feverish pace of Israeli incursion: an extraordinary interview with Nancy Murray upon return from her 23rd journey to Palestine. We get a frightening picture of what's going on right now in Palestine. The Israeli ideologues have been allowed to run free, with the all too obvious intent to capture every meaningful square inch of Palestine, "cleansing" the landscape by dispossessing native Palestinians. All this with major financial help from, and the abject approval of, the United States Government. Nancy Murray is author of "Palestinians: Life Under Occupation" (1991) and many related articles right up to the present. In 2001, she co-founded the Gaza Mental Health Foundation (www.gazamentalhealth.org) in Boston to raise funds for mental health work in the Gaza Strip.
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Illinois World Labor Hour: Attorney Bill Faber - 12/21/13, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Mon, 12/23/2013 - 22:03
Decatur Attorney Bill Faber discusses foreclosures, insurance, and Workman's Compensation issues.
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This Way Out: Some words & music from bi indie icon Ani DiFranco, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Mon, 12/23/2013 - 21:36
~ ~ Happy Holidays! ~ ~ Some words and music from bi-feminist indie icon Ani DiFranco: she talks with Rosie Wilby from Resonance FM’s “Out In South London” about how she got into the music biz and her early career — including gigs in London at age 19 that first billed her as "Arne" — why she remains fiercely independent, the challenges of touring, and the "cameo" by legendary singer/songwriter Pete Seeger on her latest (and 17th) studio album, "Which Side Are You On? (includes the title track and "Amendment”, and intro’d with a snippet from "In Or Out" from 1992’s "Imperfectly"). [There’s no "NewsWrap" segment on this week’s show, nor next week, when it’ll be the show-time-filling "Pride On Screen 2013".]
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Democracy Now! 2013-12-23 Monday

Democracy Now (English) - Mon, 12/23/2013 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2013-12-23 Monday
  • Headlines for December 23, 2013
  • Time for Compassion? Aging Political Prisoners Suffer From Illness, Decades in Solitary Confinement
  • "If the Risk Is Low, Let Them Go": Elderly Prison Population Skyrockets Despite Low Risk to Society

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