The Shortwave Report 03/23/12 Listen Globally!

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PO Box 1162 Willits CA 95490

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Dan Roberts

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707 459-1760

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Dear Radio Friend,
The latest Shortwave Report (March 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
This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK World Radio Japan, China Radio International, and the Voice of Russia.
From SPAIN- First, a press review from El Pais on the state of culture in an economic crisis. On the 9th anniversary of the start of the US invasion of Iraq, there were more than 30 bomb attacks across the country. Russia and the Red Cross are pushing for daily ceasefires in Syria while Saudi Arabia began delivering more military equipment to the rebel forces- Human Rights Watch accused rebels of human rights abuses. Amnesty International says that NATO has failed to investigate the civilian deaths its bombing raids in Libya caused.
From CUBA- The Syrian Foreign Minister denounced the foreign government support given to rebels in the country. Chilean student protests have extended around the country. Argentinian President Fernandez wants South America to unite to demilitarize the South Atlantic zone and defend natural resources of the region. Bolivian President Morales has threatened to close the US Embassy if espionage and interference continues.
From JAPAN- The US is planning a major military shift out of Japan. Japan's Defense Ministry is considering using missiles against a N Korean satellite launch next month. An Insight segment on the rethinking of Japanese reliance on nuclear energy. The British government is lifting restrictions on the export of sheep meat, which have been in place since the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
From CHINA- In defense of its economic practices, China points out that it is the second largest importer of goods, and that it will soon be the largest. The Afghan government is renewing its offer of holding talks with the Taliban. A five year research project in China shows that traditional Chinese medicine has proven to be a cost-efficient HIV/AIDS treatment.
From RUSSIA- The US is fast tracking research into cyber-weapons, including using radio waves to infiltrate computer systems which are isolated from networks.
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.
NEWLY CORRECTED!!! The Shortwave Report may be downloaded as a podcast from < feed://radio.indymedia.org/en/podcast?keys=shortwave++

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)
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¡FurthuR! Dan Roberts

-- "Those who do not move, do not notice their chains."
-- Rosa Luxemburg