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The Shortwave Report 12/24/10 Listen Globally

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Germany, Cuba, and Russia. 
Dear Radio Friend,
The latest Shortwave Report (December 24) 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 Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and the Voice of Russia.
From CHINA- The Chinese Premier has returned from a visit to Pakistan where trade deals worth $10 billion were made. Economic cooperation between the mainland and Taiwan continues to build. China will keep its family planning policy for the next five years. Extreme weather conditions in China have led to the increased use of weather modification techniques. The Chinese government has been calling for restraint from both Koreas, while the South continues to escalate threatening exercises.
From GERMANY- On Monday, North Korea agreed to allow nuclear inspectors to return following an unofficial visit by New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson.
From CUBA- Today, Thursday, S Korea is conducting its largest ever land, air, and sea military exercises. Halliburton has reached a settlement with the government of Nigeria to avoid the prosecution of Dick Cheney and six others on bribery charges. Students at the University of Puerto Rico have been demonstrating against increased tuition fees. Students in many cities in Italy continued their protests against educational cutbacks. A Viewpoint on Costa Rica's decision to allow the US military to extend their stay in the country, allegedly to combat drug trafficking. A multinational Asian convoy is heading to Gaza with relief supplies. Brazilian President Lula da Silva says that there will be no peace in the Middle East as long as the US acts as a mediator.
From RUSSIA- Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been named "Person of the year" by the French newspaper Le Monde. A commentary on the expansion of US military special operation ground raids into the tribal areas of Pakistan.
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 evening at 6:30pm (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.(PST)
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_12_24_10.mp3 >(13.3MB)
link for smaller file and streaming-
<  http://www.outfarpress.com/outfarpress/shortwave.shtml >
ˇFurthuR! Dan Roberts

--"What are the differences between Mark Zuckerberg and me? I give private information on corporations to you for free, and I'm a villain. Zuckerberg gives your private information to corporations for money and he's Man of the Year."
-- Julian Assange

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