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News :: Environment : International : Media : War and Militarism
The Shortwave Report 8/12/11 Listen Globally!
11 Aug 2011
Modified: 08:13:59 PM
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- HIGHEST QUALITY BROADCAST, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Japan, Spain, Germany, and Russia.
Dear Radio Friend,
The latest Shortwave Report (August 12) is up at the website http://www.outfarpress.com/shortwave.shtml in 3 forms- (new) HIGHEST QUALITY (128kb)(27MB), broadcast quality (16MB), and quickdownload or streaming form (6MB) (28:59) Links at page bottom
(If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {27MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)

This week's show features stories from China Radio International, NHK Japan, Spanish National Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and the Voice of Russia.
From CHINA- China's inflation rate was the highest last month in three years, and their government urged other nations to trim fiscal deficits and resolve debt problems. China is restricting the mining of rare earth minerals because of environmental consequences.
From JAPAN- It has been 5 months since the earthquake and nuclear catastrophe at Fukushima. On the anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki, the mayor made an appeal for a shift away from nuclear power. A rally was held in Ho Chi Min City in Vietnam for the 50th anniversary since US forces first sprayed Agent Orange on their lands.
From SPAIN- The economic crisis is having a negative effect on the popularity of politicians on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. Then a Spanish press review on the London riots and the unprecedented demonstrations in Israel.
From GERMANY- An analysis from Tuesday on the underlying causes of the riots sweeping across London and other cities in England.
From RUSSIA- On the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Japan many are questioning the lack of interest the current American government has in stopping the development of nuclear weapons- and there were plans drawn up in 1996 to use so-called "small" nuclear bombs on Libya.
There is an article about the Shortwave Report by Cassandra Roos on line -
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 evening at 6:30pm (PDST) on KZYX/Z Philo CA, you might be able to stream via < http://www.kzyx.org > Beginning next week, the show will be aired on KZYX on Sunday at 4pm. It will continue to be posted at the website on Thursday night.
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)
NEWLY CORRECTED!!! The Shortwave Report may be downloaded as a podcast from < feed://radio.indymedia.org/en/podcast?keys=shortwave++

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)
links for this week's edition-
< http://www.outfarpress.com/swr_08_12_11_128.mp3 > (27 MB) HIGHEST QUALITY
< http://www.outfarpress.com/swr_08_12_11.mp3 > (16MB) Broadcast Quality
< http://www.outfarpress.com/swr_08_12_11_24_22.mp3 > (6MB) Slow Modem streaming
Website Page-
< http://www.outfarpress.com/shortwave.shtml >
¡FurthuR! Dan Roberts

--"In the United States today, the Declaration of Independence hangs on schoolroom walls, but foreign policy follows Machiavelli.”
– Howard Zinn
See also:
http://www.outfarpress.com

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