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The Shortwave Report 10/21/11 Listen Globally!
by Dan Roberts (outfarpress [at]
Thursday Oct 20th, 2011 5:46 PM
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. Free to rebroadcast. NHK World Radio Japan, the Voice of Russia, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Spanish National Radio.
Dear Radio Friend,
The latest Shortwave Report (October 21) is up at the website 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 {27MB}

This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, the Voice of Russia, Radio Deutsche-Welle, ana Spanish National Radio.
From JAPAN- A covering of thick polyester sheeting is being installed over one of the damaged reactors at Fukushima, in an attempt to reduce the release of radioactive materials. 5 of 12 schools in a city near Fukushima opened on Monday, with the students wearing masks to and from school, and limited to two hours of outdoor exposure. Japan may ease, but not eliminate, its 2003 restriction on US beef that was a result of mad cow disease. The EU has agreed in principle to tighten rules against the short selling of stock market shares and bonds.
From RUSSIA- The NY Times reported that the Obama administration had considered a cyber attack on Libya before commencing bombing raids there, and another one on Pakistan. A commentary on the use of computer warfare, including the Stuxnet virus which infected computers in Iran to disrupt its uranium enrichment program.
From GERMANY- On Thursday morning, as I produce this show, Colonel Gaddafi has been killed in Libya, though how it occurred is not clear. The European Commission is considering a ban on ratings agencies publishing their assessments of EU countries in financial difficulty. In Rome, at last Saturday's protests against economic inequality, small groups turned violent, much to the consternation of the majority of protestors.
From SPAIN-- A report on the huge October 15th rally in Madrid, where people gathered to express anger at the role of global finance in government.
There is an article about the Shortwave Report by Cassandra Roos on line -

I was interviewed for an informative weekly radio show Mediageek, available at

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.
NEW TIME SLOT on KZYX! This program will be aired on Sunday afternoon at 4pm (PDST) on KZYX/Z Philo CA, you might be able to stream via < >
There are several other streams that work better- < >Freak Radio Santa Cruz now streams this program on Friday at 9:00am.(PDST)
NEWLY CORRECTED!!! The Shortwave Report may be downloaded as a podcast from < feed://

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-
< > (16MB) Broadcast Quality
< > (6MB) Slow Modem streaming
Website Page-
< >
¡FurthuR! Dan Roberts

--"One must always maintain one's connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it."
– Gaston Bachelard

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by Sacred Plants
Friday Oct 21st, 2011 4:12 AM
The insurrection against the totalitarian police state and its political-economical-financial front ends does reach inside the Church because the matter of concern has already been doing so. Religious freedom is crippled to a consumerist farce when the regime does not stop at the doorstep of the Church. Christian tradition has been treated by the regime just like Islamic, with its own leaders as willing executioners. The smashing of a statue in Italy is nothing compared to the materials thrown out by that generation during the oil rush, and yet it signifies the total failure of the Church to provide protection against the worst possible attack on the human soul, and its complicity and collaboration in what it should be immune to.

The systematic attack on the prayer has grown into a significant component of capitalist exploitation, and though its collateral damage makes it difficult to cover up, the attempt thereof is a bigger loss to the Church than any rioting ever can be. Scripture talks about thrown tables but not smashed statues because stealth surveillance devices are a newer technology than metal coins. When dissidents are being fed to the predators, the Church may be powerless, as it has been, but had it been collaborative then it would not exist today. In this sense, the protesters that are taking buildings whose management chose to give to the regime what is for the opposite thereof are simply representing historical facts.

Inside the shells of their propaganda, the regimes in Europe are expecting their end. Ban dollar rating agencies from making statements? Why not entirely undo the recent stock market operator merger with the dollar? Exile short selling from the euro into the associated island currencies? Are euro government bonds so fragile that they cannot stand a stress test by purse? Carve up banks? Such as in socialism by the nationalists, before the socialists can do it?

Nothing illustrates the intellectual bankruptcy of the kleptocratic regime more clearly than the entanglement role it is giving to the failed moderator from the Stuttgart railway station conflict. The little harbinger of the Occupy Movement a year earlier - where all the pretended reasons to relocate an entire railway station underground had boiled down to all the political, economical and financial traces of the one factor that the police state desires a spectacular stage for future "caught in the middle of unfolding" weapons of mass destruction entrapment case pseudo terror attack operations - has already experienced such an attempt of organised plagiarism in concert with dehumanising police violence. The man failed due to lack of intelligence, or more precisely negative intelligence in the sense that he would have been better off without the worse-than-useless information spoon-fed to him.

It does not require to point to its catacombs to understand that capitalist kleptocracy is a death cult, this can also be seen from the treacherous feelings it is displaying about its assassinations. Even when they sacrifice one of their own, who had chosen not to collaborate any further in their war against humanity, it mirrors their own death wish. No demand is listened to, no freedom guaranteed and no limit respected in their assault against the human soul. When they speak to what they are trying to paint as history, the kleptocrats are in fact judging themselves. Even the suicide terrorism of the recent decades is only a desperate plagiarism of their evil oppression. The police state of capitalist kleptocracy has tried everything and failed to achieve anything. And now it is telling again that death is the only language it understands.