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The Shortwave Report 05/23/14 Listen Globally!

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK World Radio Japan, the Voice of Russia, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Radio Havana Cuba.
Dear Radio Friend,
The latest Shortwave Report (May 23) is up at the website  http://www.outfarpress.com/shortwave.shtml in 3 forms- (new) HIGHEST QUALITY (128kb)(27MB), broadcast quality (16MB), and quickdownload or streaming form (6MB) (28:59) Links at page bottom
(If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {35MB}  http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)

NEW PODCAST!!!- feed://www.outfarpress.com/podcast.xml (128kb Highest Quality)

This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, the Voice of Russia, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Radio Havana Cuba.
From JAPAN- The UN warned that methamphetamine trafficking has tripled over a 5 year period in Asia and North America. The Chinese death toll in factory attacks in Vietnam rose to 5. Vietnam and the Philippines agreed to join naval forces to fight against Chinese oil drilling in disputed areas of the South China Sea. Workers at the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plants have begun officially releasing ground water into the Pacific Ocean. The US has sent military personnel to central Africa to aid in the search for schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria.
From RUSSIA- The Pentagon is spending $350 million upgrading a base in England for surveillance of Africa. A researcher describes how little has been done to cut back on the espionage and drone warfare overseas, as revealed by Edward Snowden.
From GERMANY- Mali held a new election amidst confusion, while Tuareg separatists maintained their stronghold town against the Mali army. Record rainfall and accompanying floods left vast areas of the Balkans underwater and with a loss of electricity and drinking water- as well, the estimated one million land mines remaining in the region may have been exposed and swept away by the floods. Former Egyptian president Mubarak was sentenced to 3 years in prison for corruption- meanwhile another 163 supporters of former President Morsi have been jailed for up to 15 years. The US charged 5 Chinese military officers with hacking into US businesses to steal trade secrets. China and Russia signed a huge 30 year deal on natural gas. In Thailand martial law was declared by the military to interrupt violent demonstrations- news sources and social media have been censored- on Wednesday the military hosted talks between political rivals, though as I produce this show, no breakthroughs have been achieved.
From CUBA- Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov denies rumors that his country is seeking to establish military bases in South America but is looking for naval ports- he stated that Russia is seeking to build a new canal across Nicaragua to rival the Panama Canal. Venezuela will file a complaint at the UN claiming that the US is sabotaging the government and financing the opposition. The UN may investigate the killing of two unarmed Palestinian teenagers last week. Noam Chomsky along with Angela Davis and many others will take part in the "Five Days For The Five" event in Washington DC.

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.
TIME SLOT on KZYX! This program will be aired on Sunday afternoon at 4pm (PST) on KZYX/Z Philo CA, you might be able to stream via <  http://www.kzyx.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)
links for this week's edition-
<  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr140523.mp3 > (27 MB) HIGHEST QUALITY
<  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr_05_23_14.mp3 > (16MB) Broadcast Quality
<  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr_05_23_14_24.mp3 > (6MB) Slow Modem streaming
Website Page-
<  http://www.outfarpress.com/shortwave.shtml >
ˇFurthuR! Dan Roberts

"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."
-- Thomas Jefferson

Dan Roberts
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