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The Shortwave Report 7/18/08 Listen Globally

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 (July 18) 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)
(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- China's Foreign Minister denied Geo Bush's accusations that there is a lack of religious freedom in China. The Chinese government is going to give more control of the land to its collective farmers. China has been experiencing torrential rainfall for a week with much damaged farmland. The Chinese Meteorological Society says it will modify the weather if necessary for the Olympic games in August. Nepal will elect its first President this weekend. China says that prosecuting the Sudanese President for war crimes will worsen the situation in Darfur. The International Red Cross has warned that Israel's restrictions on movement are harming Bedouin and other herding people in the area.
From NETHERLANDS- Two press reports- the Dutch Doctors Without Borders are being forced to pay back ransom money the Dutch government gave to kidnappers of an aid worker in Dagastan. And to overcome the new ban on indoor smoking, a cafe in the Amsterdam is forming a "Smokers Church of God." Videos of an interrogation of a Canadian-born terror suspect held in Guantanamo Bay prison were made public and aired on Canadian television.
From CUBA- The International Red Cross warned the Bush administration last year that the CIA treatment of prisoners was clearly torture. According to the Times of London, the Bush administration told Israeli officials that he would approve an Israeli strike on Iran. Afghanistan opposes US use of its territory for launching an attack on Iran. US air attacks in Afghanistan are the most numerous since 2003.
From RUSSIA- US Secretary of Defense Gates said more US troops will be sent to Afghanistan. 30 antiballistic missiles will be installed in Alaska and California by the end of this year. Barrack Obama said that the US and Russia should cooperate in reducing nuclear weapons. A commentary on the US justification for invading and occupying Iraq. A commentary on French President Sarkosy helping to form a union of Mediterranean States to overcome a unipolar world.
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 < feed://www.radio4all.net/responder.php/podcast/podcast.xml?series=outFarpress+presents > 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_07_18_08.mp3 >(13.3MB)
link for smaller file and streaming-
<  http://www.outfarpress.com/outfarpress/shortwave.shtml >
ˇFurthuR! Dan Roberts
--"The power of the Executive to cast a man into prison without formulating any charge known to the law and particularly to deny him the judgement of his peers is, in the highest degree, odious and is the foundation of all totalitarian governments."
--Winston Churchill

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