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Program Information
 Rise Up Radio 
 Youth Voices for Peace and Justice on WBAI
 Regular Show
 
 Free Radio Youth collective  
 For non-profit use only.
RUR brings you:
* youth news;
* the M20 rally for peace in NYC;
* Mayor Bloomberg's high-stakes testing plan for third graders;
* a recent study finds higher birth weights after a pesticide ban;
* the 25th anniv. of the Three Mile Island Accident
Producer: riseupradio riseupradio@wbai.org
Uploaded by: doug andrea@tao.ca
<i>For more programs by the Rise Up Radio collective and info on youth activism, check out:
<strong><a href="http://wbaiaction.org/riseupradio">www.riseupradio.org</a></strong></i>

Host: Nell
Producers: Nell, Kat, Ken

1. Intro, Youth News - 8:51
In the news: the findings of Harvard U's Child Well-Being Index, the shocking consequences of Pres. Bush's abstinence-only sex education, growing calls for an academic boycott of Israel, NYPD's admission that it routinely spies on hip-hop artists, and more.

2. March 20 Collage - 3:42
Voices from the streets of NYC on March 20, 2004, as thousands marched for peace one day after the 1-year anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Featuring an interview with a dissenting, active-duty U.S. soldier.
Related coverage:
http://www.indymedia.org/en/2004/03/110608.shtml
http://www.hiphopmusic.com/archives/000478.html

3. Bloomberg's Latest Power-Play: High-Stakes Testing for Third Graders - 12:07
Bree from NYCORE (New York Collective of Radical Educators) joins us to deconstruct the idea of social promotion, and Mayor Bloomberg's abuse of authority to push through his high-stakes testing plan for NYC third graders.
More info:
* NYCORE listserv:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nograde3test/
* Contact Bree about how to get involved with NYCORE or organizational partnerships:
breebree@mindspring.com
* Time Out From Testing
http://www.timeoutfromtesting.org/3gradeabout.php

4. Environmental Health Study: Higher Birth-Weights After Insecticide Ban - 7:44
More info:
"Study Shows Benefits to Newborns From Federal Ban on Home Use of Two Insecticides"
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/news/04/03/babies.html

5. The 25th Anniv. of the 3 Mile Island Accident - 20:15
Producer Ken Gale from Eco-logic joins us to talk about the dangers of nuclear power and more, just two days before the 25th anniversary of the Three Mile Island Accident.
More info:
* Eco-Logic
http://www.wbai.org/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=400&Itemid=42
* Three-Mile Island
http://www.besafenet.com/nuclear.htm

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March 20 Collage  00:03:42  48Kbps mp3
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