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The Shortwave Report 02/18/11 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, Spain, Germany, Cuba, and Russia.
Dear Radio Friend, 
            The latest Shortwave Report (February 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 Deutsche-Welle, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and The Voice of Russia.
   From CHINA- Inflation in China has risen, mainly due to a 10% rise in food prices. Japan has confirmed that China has become the second largest economy in the world. Beijing is banning residents from buying more than two homes. China has raised the minimum price for rice sales in light of the continuing drought- there is a rush on well drilling to try to save the crop. Japan has suspended its annual Antarctic whale hunt due to confrontations with the Sea Shepherd. The first wind-powered car drove the entire width of Australia.
    From SPAIN- A review of the uprisings in Arab nations, specifically in Libya, Yemen, Bahrain, and Iran. Italian Prime Minister Berlusconi is unfazed by charges of sex with a minor and illegal influence.
   From GERMANY-  A group of squatters in Paris have been told they must evacuate the unused building they are occupying, creating a large debate in France.
   From CUBA- An update on the trial of terrorist Luis Posada Carriles who is only being charged with illegal immigration into the US. A Viewpoint on the world food crisis, which the World Bank has recently confirmed.
    From RUSSIA-  Republicans in the US are pushing to strip the EPA of its ability to maintain the Clean Air Act. According to the European edition of the Wall Street Journal, US investigators are unable to find evidence to bring Julian Assange to court.
There is an article about the Shortwave Report by Cassandra Roos on line -
 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_02_18_11.mp3 >(13.3MB)
link for smaller file and streaming- 
<  http://www.outfarpress.com/outfarpress/shortwave.shtml >
       ˇFurthuR!      Dan Roberts

--"If the past has nothing to say to the present, history may go on sleeping undisturbed in the closet where the system keeps its old disguises." 
--Eduardo Galeano

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