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The Shortwave Report 8/22/08 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 (August 22) 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- 100 days have passed since the massive earthquake in Sichuan province- here's a report on the recovery process. China hopes that Pakistan will maintain stability following the resignation of President Musharraf. Chinese officials condemned the terrorist attacks in Algeria, and offered condolences on the death of the Zambian President. There will be an international conference on climate change and food security next week in Nairobi. Kenya. Chinese officials say that the country will shift energy sources from coal to clean renewable energy, and promote individual conservation.
From NETHERLANDS- The 2008 World Water Week conference is being held in Stockholm Sweden- a review of the meeting where a Dutch Prince stressed the need for water conservation in agriculture.
From CUBA- The number of Mexicans living in extreme poverty has increased by 8 million in the past 2 years due to soaring fuel and food prices. In Venezuela, large demonstrations supported the nationalization of the cement industry. The US and Poland signed an agreement to install US missiles despite threats from Russia.
From RUSSIA- An analysis of the resignation of President Musharraf in Pakistan- how will this affect regional stability and who will control the nuclear weapons? A commentary on the war in South Ossetia and Georgia, questioning western responses and wondering who the biggest hypocrites are.
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_08_22_08.mp3 >(13.3MB)
link for smaller file and streaming-
<  http://www.outfarpress.com/outfarpress/shortwave.shtml >
ˇFurthuR! Dan Roberts
--"If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about the answers."
--Thomas Pynchon

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