Politics

Time For a Real Mutiny

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Mon, 11/29/2010

 Tom Becker reads Alexander Coburn's "Time  for a Real Mutiny,"  which first appeared in Counterpunch.  "Enough of dreary predictability. Let’s have a real mutiny against Obamian rightward drift. The time is not six months or a year down the road. The time is now."

5:08 minutes (2.94 MB)

Presswatch on 11/25/2010

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Presswatch
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Thu, 11/25/2010
A look at a variety of topics including; the North Korean and South Korean conflict, genocide cover up day, Venezuela , and Wikileaks. 
27:27 minutes (18.85 MB)

More Talk Radio on 11/29/10

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More Talk Radio
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Mon, 11/29/2010

What kind of health care do you have?  Are you happy with it? What changes would you make?  On todays show Cecil Prescod hosts a call in show about health insurance.

 

56:43 minutes (38.95 MB)

Chris Hedges - Death of the Liberal Class

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Wed, 12/01/2010

A conversation with Chris about the origins of liberalism, its heyday in the 1880s - early 20th century and decline post-WWI.  Of course we talk about modern times as well, so give a listen for all the details.  Includes roughly 20 minutes of phone calls from listeners towards the end.

57:38 minutes (52.76 MB)

Adele M. Stan and Dangerous Brew: Exposing the Tea Party's Agenda to Take Over America

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Tue, 11/30/2010

 Today, Host Joe Uris talks with Adele Stan, co-editor for the new book from AlterNet, Dangerous Brew: Exposing The Tea Party's Agenda to Take Over America.

 

54:31 minutes (24.96 MB)

The Whites of Their Eyes: The Tea Party's Revolution and the Battle over American History

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Fri, 10/08/2010

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with historian Jill Lepore about her new book, "The Whites of Their Eyes: The Tea Party's Revolution and the Battle over American History."

15:22 minutes (14.07 MB)

Alternative Radio on 11/30/10

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 11/30/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Fatima Bhutto – Pakistan: The Jackals Rule (lecture)

Fatima Bhutto – Pakistan: The Jackals Rule (lecture)

Pakistan has received billions in U.S. aid. Where is that money? Much of it has gone missing.

The jackals rule in Pakistan. A series of venal military and civilian leaders have devastated and looted the country. Historically, the U.S. has used Pakistan as a strategic asset. Its backing of fundamentalist dictator Zia ul-Haq had disastrous consequences.

It was General Zia who greatly expanded Islamic law and religious schools. And he was a conduit for arming the mujahideen.

A History of American Hubris

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Fri, 10/08/2010

Host Michelle Schroeder-Fletcher speaks with Peter Beinart, Associate Professor of Journalism and Political Science at the City University of New York, a Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation, and Senior Political Writer for The Daily Beast. They discuss his new book, The Icarus Syndrome: A History of American Hubris.

22:08 minutes (20.26 MB)

Talk Radio on 12/01/10

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Wed, 12/01/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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The wit and wisdom of Rose Bent.

An Oregon teenager is charged with terrorist conspiracy. But what really happened? And what are the biggest issues facing youth of color in Oregon? Who is taking the time to shape their lives? Our guests this week are the three women artists of Rose Bent, one of the hottest up and coming hip hop groups in the Portland area. Singers, songwriters, musicians, youth mentors -- tune in to Wednesday Talk Radio for the wit and wisdom of Rose Bent.

www.rosebent.com/

Political Perspectives on 12/01/10

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Wed, 12/01/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Chris Hedges - Death of the Liberal Class

Despite decades of success, the liberal class has disappeared as a defense against concentrated economic / political power structures.  Long ago co-opted into the 'game' of corporately-controlled modern politics, the gradual corruption and death of the liberal class allows, without impediments, the corporate state to dismantle the final vestiges of protection for citizens once created by more powerful, engaged liberals.

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