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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 8/24/07 ¡Listen Globally!
23 Aug 2007
Modified: 07:23:29 PM
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
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News :: Human Rights : International : Media : Politics : War and Militarism
The Empire Tastes an Unprecedented Moral Defeat
23 Aug 2007
5nycpride0603.jpgGERARDO, Ramón, René, Fernando and Antonio are still behind bars in the United States, three of them in maximum security prisons, and all of them subjected to the hateful revenge of those in Washington who have made them the target of reprisals against the Cuban Revolution.
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News :: War and Militarism
Wanted Criminal Flew U.S. Supply Missions in Iraq
22 Aug 2007
Bout didn't just walk away with millions of taxpayer dollars, the authors found. The military issued Bout's pilots supply cards allowing them to gas up their planes for free when landing in Iraq. A Defense Department spokesman confirmed to the authors that Bout's fleet made off with nearly 500,000 gallons of fuel from the Baghdad airport courtesy of the U.S. Air Force.
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News :: Globalization
a jury of clowns
22 Aug 2007
Keep this one as an analysis of a major step in the destruction of
civil liberties and the institution of a police state. Frightening, isn't
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Commentary :: International
Iraq Progress Report: A Time to Assess and Reflect
22 Aug 2007
The real conditions on the ground in Iraq
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Cindy Sheehan: "Inshallah"
22 Aug 2007
...for our sakes who adore Thee, Lord, blast their hopes, blight their lives, protract their bitter pilgrimage, make heavy their steps, water their way with their tears, stain the white snow with the blood of their wounded feet! We ask it, in the spirit of love, of Him Who is the Source of Love...
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News :: Media
History Channel 9/11 Special: Dirty Tricks, Malicious Lies & Journalistic Fraud
21 Aug 2007
Joseph Goebbels would be proud of Der History Channel
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News :: Human Rights : International : Labor : Politics : War and Militarism
Philippine Democracy Under Arroyo’s Petty Tyranny
21 Aug 2007
Imelda-Marcos__Gloria-Macapagal-Arroyo.jpgThe rampant human rights violation under the Gloria Macapagal Arroyo government and her penchant for issuing policies that have curtailed the freedom of speech and assembly have been likened to the tyranny that reigned over our country during the time of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
America Before a New "New Deal"
21 Aug 2007
The laissez-faire capitalism as practiced in the US turned out to be a flop. The New Deal and the welfare state built by Roosevelt and his direct successors marked by a relative income leveling was slandered, delegitimated and then destroyed.
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Commentary :: Media
Should Journalists be Certified?
20 Aug 2007
Reasonable people here in the U.S. appreciate, and also assume, that our culture’s news industry of executives, editors and journalists be held to high standards of professional conduct. A democratic republic needs, as well as expects, truth in reporting, and adequate, if not comprehensive, coverage on “all” important issues. To refocus the question of media fraud to one of whether journalists ought to be certified, or accredited by some kind of professional board, in order to be recognized as “professional” journalists, is, to say the least, shortsighted.
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