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News :: Environment : Human Rights : International : Media : Politics : War and Militarism
The Shortwave Report 11/25/16 Listen Globally!
24 Nov 2016
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 Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, NHK World Radio Japan, and Sputnik Radio.
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Commentary :: Politics
Video: How to Know if Your Country Is Heading Toward Despotism (1946), 10 min
23 Nov 2016
Nobody likes a despot — even despots know it. But actually identifying despotism can pose a certain difficulty — which despots also know, and they’d surely like to keep it that way. Hence Encyclopedia Britannica’s Despotism, a ten-minute Erpi Classroom Film on how a country slides into that eponymous state. It uses the example of Nazi Germany
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
The ABCs of Meaingless Economic Phrases
22 Nov 2016
The most common myths start from the tax state that burdens the economy, the housework ordered by the state (save,save,save) to the Schwabian housewife prescribing the austerity creed. Politics must tend to every need of capital as a scared doe and therefore lower taxes.
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News :: Globalization
Le système soi-disant contre le système
22 Nov 2016
Le système est toujours du système...
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Commentary :: Organizing
The First 100 Days Resistance
21 Nov 2016
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The New York Times' First Profile of Hitler: His Anti-Semitism Is Not as "Genuine or Violent" as It Sounds (1922)
http://www.openculture.com/2016/11/the-new-york-times-first-profile-of-h
In 1922—at the dawn of Hitler's budding nationalist movement—The New York Times published its first profile, and explained his demagoguery away.
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Announcement :: Environment
released : Beyond the red lines – system change not climate change (film)
21 Nov 2016
From the lignite mines in the Rhineland to the port of Amsterdam or the
streets of Paris during the World Climate Summit, the struggles for
climate justice are fought at more and more fronts. Beyond the red lines is the story of a growing movement that says „Enough! Here and no further!” and commits civil disobedience taking the transition towards a climate just society into its own hands.
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News :: Human Rights : International : Labor : Politics : Social Welfare
Philippines: Duterte Enables Sneak Burial of Marcos’ Remains
20 Nov 2016
2016-Marcos-Not-a-Hero.jpgThe burial of Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB - Heroes Cemetery) was hurriedly and secretively carried out, with military-style logistical support. A military helicopter brought the body from Ilocos Norte, where the former dictator’s body was displayed in the Marcos Museum, to the LNMB. The marines and the police were mobilized to encircle the perimeter of the cemetery. They were placed on ‘red alert’.
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News :: Globalization
Eschatologie ou Pendez-les haut et court
20 Nov 2016
Du passé qui fait présent...
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Commentary :: Politics
The Rise of the Post-New Left Political Vocabulary, 2014
19 Nov 2016
The older vocabulary looked at capitalism, racism, and sexism (for example) as social systems or institutions that could and probably would be defeated, once and for all, in the foreseeable future.
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Commentary :: Politics
Beyond the Hollow Ones
18 Nov 2016
The elitist corporate Democrats prefer to hand power over to a quasi or real fascist than to be a social democratic party of the people... Don't count on people slipping under the bus of history without a nasty fight... The fake-populist Trump's right-wing Big Business Agenda will get opposition from the "hard" Lefties... The election of Trump ought to signal the death-knell of the Clinton-Obama-Democratic Leadership Conference Neoliberal ideology atop the Democratic Party.
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