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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 6/20/08 Listen Globally!
19 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 20) 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) (28:57)
(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- Following last month's earthquake, heavy rains have threatened many in China. The Chinese Vice-President has begun a 5 nation tour in North Korea. US and South Korean officials are continuing a dialogue about importing US beef which has produced huge anti-government demonstrations. Nepal's government has converted the royal palace into a museum days after the former King became a civilian. Israel has decided to build tens of thousands of new apartments in Jerusalem. British Prime Minister Brown and George Bush threatened Iran while Bush was making his last tour of England as President.
From NETHERLANDS- Amnesty International has accused the international community, especially the US and Britain, of promoting a false picture of the security situation in Iraq. A press review covering Dutch plans to vastly expand the use of electric cars in the next ten years. The European Parliament passed controversial laws allowing nations to expel immigrants and also detain them for up to 18 months without charging them with any crimes.
From CUBA- Thousands protested George Bush's visit to England, demanding he be arrested and charged with war crimes. A Viewpoint on Bush and Brown's increased economic and military threats against Iran.
From RUSSIA- An analysis of Bush's visit to London, focusing on plans to capture Bin Laden, intrusions into Pakistan, and the loss of secret British documents.
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_20_08.mp3 >(13.3MB)
link for smaller file and streaming-
< http://www.outfarpress.com/outfarpress/shortwave.shtml >
¬°FurthuR! Dan Roberts
-"True Terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."
--Kurt Vonnegut Jr
See also:
http://www.outfarpress.com

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