Dear Radio Friend,
The latest Shortwave Report (June 15) 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)
This week's show features stories from China Radio International, Radio Netherlands, Radio Havana Cuba, and the Voice of Russia.
From CHINA- Former US Sec of State Powell says that the Guantanamo Bay prison should be shut down immediately. 5 Iranian officials were seized by the US in Iraq leading to new threats from Tehran. A report on Wed morning concerning the factional civil war in Palestine.
From NETHERLANDS- As the fighting in Palestine rages, many question who is responsible, and what is the source of despair that has led to the violence. Geo Bush visited Albania and was greeted by some as "god's messenger," for his allegiance to the independence of Kossovo and as a source of money. Meanwhile sharks are being rapidly depleted from the ocean due to their increased use in European fish and chips.
From CUBA- Hugo Chavez met with Fidel Castro this week and declared him to be in excellent health. Reports have emerged about the CIA working with the government of Sudan despite the latters role in the mass killings in Darfur. Major demonstrations were held around the globe protesting the 40th anniversary of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza, while a US professor was denied tenure for speaking out against the occupation. Geo Bush was met in Rome by tens of thousands of antiwar, anti-Bush, and anti-globalization demonstrators.
From RUSSIA- The UN has voiced further concern over the deaths of journalists covering the war on Iraq. The president of the Czech republic has backed the idea for a referendum on the deployment of US missile shield components near Prague. A commentary on the serious division and civil war developing in Palestine.
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 (PST) 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 and Saturday at 11am(PST)
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_15_07.mp3 >(13.3MB)
link for smaller file and streaming-
< http://www.outfarpress.com/outfarpress/shortwave.shtml >
ˇFurthuR! Dan Roberts
There is no force more potent in the modern world than stupidity fueled by greed.