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News :: Environment : Human Rights : International : Media : Palestine : War and Militarism
The Shortwave Report 11/13/15 Listen Globally!
12 Nov 2015
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. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, China Radio, and NHK World Radio Japan.
Dear Radio Friend,
The latest Shortwave Report (November 13) is up at the website in 3 forms- (new) HIGHEST QUALITY (160kb)(33MB), broadcast quality (13MB), 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 {33MB}

PODCAST!!!- feed:// (160kb Highest Quality)

NEW ARTICLE about the Shortwave Report in the Boulder Weekly by Gavin Dahl-

This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, China Radio International, and NHK World Radio Japan.
From GERMANY- Amnesty International reports that executions in Saudi Arabia are at the highest number in 20 years with most carried out by beheading. Thousands of right-wing activists marched against refugee policies in Berlin. The EU met to discuss the refugee crisis, and the European Commission has offered 2 billion Euros in aid to African countries to keep asylum seekers at home. Sweden and Slovenia tigthened their borders from refugees. The EU published guidelines banning the made is Israel label from products made in occupied territories. The Ukrainian military has withdrawn light weapons from the eastern frontline with pro-Russian rebels.
From RUSSIA- Afshin Rattansi interviews Jenny Bates from Friends of the Earth about the health impact of the false car emission reports, primarily by Volkswagen.
From CUBA- Critics of the TransPacific Partnership say that the people of Mexico will be much worse off because of the accord. Bolivian farmers are being hard hit by an excess of quinoa and a decline in prices. According to the UN, indigenous people in Honduras are being moved off their land and subjected to human rights abuses. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has urged the US to close the Guantanamo prison. The regional parliament in Catalonia met to set up a roadmap for independence from Spain.
From CHINA- The leaders of China and Taiwan held a historic meeting last week, the first since 1949- their closed door meeting was to improve relations without Western influence. Australia and China made advances on a free trade agreement. China and the US did a first ever joint naval drill in the Atlantic Ocean. The Chinese government refuted a speech by the US defense secretary accusing China of of creating problems in international order. British PM Cameron launched his bid to renegotiate the UK membership in the EU.
From JAPAN- The development of a new relocated US military base in Okinawa continues as does protests against it. The Myanmar opposition leader party, led by Aung San Suu Kyi, was victorious in last weekend's election. Russian President Putin says he will modernize nuclear weapon capabilities to counter US missile defense programs in Asia and Europe.

There is an article about the Shortwave Report by Cassandra Roos on line -

I was interviewed for an informative weekly radio show Mediageek, available at

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.
TIME SLOT on KZYX! This program will be aired on Sunday afternoon at 4pm (PST) on KZYX/Z Philo CA, you might be able to stream via < >

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-
< > (13 MB) Broadcast Quality
< > (6 MB) Slow Modem streaming
Website Page-
< >
¬°FurthuR! Dan Roberts

"War is not the only arena where peace is done to death. Wherever suffering is ignored, there will be the seeds of conflict, for suffering degrades and embitters and enrages. If suffering were an unavoidable part of our existence, we should try to alleviate it as far as possible in practical, earthly ways."
--Aung San Suu Kyi
Dan Roberts
Shortwave Report-
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