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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 6/6/08 Listen Globally!
05 Jun 2008
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.
Dear Radio Friend,
The latest Shortwave Report (June 6) is up at the website
http://www.outfarpress.com/outfarpress/shortwave.shtml in both broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quickdownload or streaming form (4.9MB) (28:59)
(NEW! If you have access to Audioport.org there is a higher quality version posted up there {26.7MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)

This week's show features stories from China Radio International, Radio Netherlands, Radio Havana Cuba, and the Voice of Russia.
From CHINA- First a roundup of news about last month's earthquake, which has now claimed nearly 70,000 lives. China is upset over the annual US State Department report on the development of human rights and democracy. The IAEA is meeting to examine Iran's nuclear development status and allegations that Syria had been working on a nuclear reactor.
From NETHERLANDS- Oxfam released a report on the global food crisis, calling for more monetary aid and agricultural assistance. A new wind turbine park 10 km off the coast of Holland will provide 2 percent of Dutch electricity. A Radio Netherlands reporter has returned from cyclone-devastated Myanmar and describes the efficiency of aid distribution and the status of the refugees.
From CUBA- The United Nations Childrens Fund has praised the 111 nations that created a treaty banning cluster bombs. A Viewpoint on the recent meeting in Colombia of the Organization of American States. The Israeli government has announced another round of settlement construction in the occupied territories. Tens of thousands of Iraqis protested ongoing talks between the US military and the Iraqi government they installed. Australia has ended combat operations in Iraq and a group wants former Prime Minister Howard charged with war crimes.
From RUSSIA- A report was released alleging that the US has secret prisons on Naval ships mostly floating in the Indian Ocean. Czech citizens and politicians are holding hunger strikes in protest of plans to install components of the US anti-ballistic missile system in their country.
There is an article about the Shortwave Report by Cassandra Roos on line at-http://www.campusprogress.org/soundvision/780/big-stories-shortwaves

I was interviewed for an informative weekly radio show Mediageek, available at http://radio.mediageek.net

All that plus times and frequencies for listening at home. It's free to rebroadcast, please notify me if you're airing it and haven't notified me in the last month, please mention the website if you only air a portion. If you just want to listen and have a slow connection, try the streaming version- lower sound quality but good enough and way easier if you don't have a high-speed internet connection. If streaming is a problem because of your slow connection, download the smaller file- it takes 20 minutes or less, and will play swell in any mp3 player application (RealPlayer, Winamp, Quicktime, iTunes, etc) you have on your computer.
This program will be aired on Friday afternoon at 4:30pm (PDST) on KZYX/Z Philo CA, you might be able to stream via <http://www.kzyx.org >
There are several other streams that work better- < http://www.freakradio.org >Freak Radio Santa Cruz now streams this program on Friday at 9:00am.(PDST)
The Shortwave Report may be downloaded as a podcast from < http://www.radio4all.net/podcast.php/.xml?series=outFarpress%20presents > or iTunes (search for "shortwave" in podcasts)
Check out the amazing streams at < http://www.radicalradio.org >
And Radio For Peace International at < http://www.rfpi.org >

I hope you'll listen and air this if you're connected with a radio station. I am still wondering how to get financially compensated for the 25 hours I put into this program weekly- any ideas are appreciated. Any stations rebroadcasting this (or listeners) are welcome to donate for production costs. You can do so through the website. Many thanks to those that have donated! No Guilt! (maybe a little)
link for broadcast edition-
< http://www.outfarpress.com/outfarpress/swr_06_06_08.mp3 >(13.3MB)
link for smaller file and streaming-
< http://www.outfarpress.com/outfarpress/shortwave.shtml >
¬°FurthuR! Dan Roberts
--"This world that we have made as a result of the level of thinking we have done thus far creates problems which cannot be solved by the same level of thinking in which they were created."
--Albert Einstein
See also:
http://www.outfarpress.com

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