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textArchbishop, Evangelical Leader and Head of Catholic Charities Call for Puerto Rico Pension by Kate Zeller
San Juan, Puerto Rico - Archbishop Roberto González, the Secretary General of the Puerto Rico Bible Society Reverend Heriberto Martínez and the island's Catholic Charities head, Reverend Enrique Camacho released a statement calling for support of pension agreements and debt and disaster relief for the island on Friday....
Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:37PM
textThe Shortwave Report 06/14/19 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
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. Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:33PM
textFinancial Transparency Legislation Clears House Financial Services Committee by Kate Zeller
The bill would create a database of the real "beneficial owners" of American companies, potentially unmasking the true owners of thousands of shell companies....
Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:41AM
textMarket Economy: The Superrich Endanger Democracy by Colin Crouch
It is easy to influence politics with a lot of money, and civil society is often just a nuisance. In the US, this problem is everywhere, but Europe is catching up....
Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:05AM
textCA State Supt. Thurmond Making Nice With The Charters & Privatizers by repost
State Superintendent of Public Instruction who was elected by the support of the CTA, CFT and labor with Governor Newsom appointed charter advocates, privatizers and union busters to a board to investigate the role of charters. He talks about his acceptance of charters in an interview. His pro-privatization appointments of California Charter Authorization Professionals (CCAP) California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) Green Dot Charter Schools Stephanie Medrano Farland, Consultant, Colla...
Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:27AM
textWhy an “Apology Tour” Is Needed: An Open Letter to Joe Biden by Norman Solomon
The Pretenses Are Unsustainable...
Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:47AM
textFrom Enlightenment to Counter-Enlightenment by Stephan Schulmeister
Brilliant minds elevated "the market" into a "higher being" of the post-modern age to which we must submit. The primacy of the market replaced the primacy of politics. Dr. Schulmeister is an economic researcher in Vienna whose latest book is "The Road to Prosperity." His articles here include "Ten Theses on the Crisis and its Solution" and "Good intentions but Shipwreck."...
Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:45AM
textThe Shortwave Report 06/07/19 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
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 Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Deutsche-Welle....
Posted: Thu Jun 6, 2019 5:32PM
textPresident Signs Disaster Aid Package with Billions in Relief For Puerto Rico by Kate Zeller
President Trump signed a disaster relief bill Thursday that will provide of $1 billion in aid to hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico....
Posted: Thu Jun 6, 2019 1:36PM
textAudio: Ayn Rand and the Culture of Greed by Lisa Duggan
She was an anti-communist and anti-Soviet after born as a Jew in St. Petersberg before the 1917 revolution....
Posted: Thu Jun 6, 2019 10:53AM
textOakland ‘Closes the Loophole’ on Tenant Inequality by Posted by Lynda Carson
At a late-night session, on Tuesday June 4, 2019, the Oakland City Council by a unanimous 6-0 vote (1 excused; 1 recused), adopted an ordinance to “Eliminate [Rent Increase] Exemptions for Owner-Occupied Duplexes and Triplexes....
Posted: Wed Jun 5, 2019 2:51PM
textAustralian police powers risking the criminalisation of public interest journalism by GetUp!
This is unprecedented. As I write, the Australian Federal Police are crawling through the headquarters of our national broadcaster. Accessing private emails. Scouring hard-drives. Rounding up handwritten notes. They have the power to collect, decrypt, alter and delete whatever they want.1 Why? Because the ABC dared to report on allegations that Australian soldiers unlawfully killed children in Afghanistan.2...
Posted: Wed Jun 5, 2019 5:40AM
textCongress Passes Disaster Relief for Puerto Rico, US States and Territories by Kate Zeller
After repeated blocks by Republicans in the House of Representatives, a disaster relief bill is finally on its way to be signed by President Trump....
Posted: Tue Jun 4, 2019 6:26AM
textDon't Privatize the VA by Veteran
Join Veterans to Take Action on June 6th to Save Our VA!  On June 5th and 6th, veterans around the country are going to take action to rally in support of the Veterans Healthcare Administration (VHA) and speak out against privatization and the roll out of this dangerous new policy. ...
Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 2:12PM
textWhy Joe Biden Was Afraid to Face California’s Democratic Party by Norman Solomon
Corporate Joe skips out...
Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 6:24AM
textAbortion Bans; S.F. Anti-Abortion Marches; Free Abortion on Demand by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
As the United States gets ready to join the backward countries of the world with a ban on abortion, we must ask, how did we get to this point? Why have the Democrats been promoting anti-abortion candidates? How did at least 5 anti-abortion Supreme Court justices get confirmed? Why didn’t Democrat Obama who had a Democratic majority Congress in both houses in his first two years sign a law legalizing abortion so we would not have to depend on a pro-abortion majority in the Supreme Court? W...
Posted: Sun Jun 2, 2019 6:43AM
textThree Mile Island Nuke Finally Shutting Down by Michael Steinberg
The notorious Three Mile Island nuclear plant is finally shutting down for good....
Posted: Sat Jun 1, 2019 4:46PM
textDisaster Relief Fails to Pass House of Representatives for Third Time by Kate Zeller
The disaster relief bill with support for Puerto Rico fails for a third time. Eric Lecompte, Executive Director of Jubilee USA, responded....
Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 2:05PM
textThe Shortwave Report 05/31/19 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
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. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK Japan, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu May 30, 2019 4:54PM
textVolunteer Group Launches Anti-Gun Violence Campaign to Protect Youth by David Howard
Louder than a Shot Volunteer Group Launches Anti-Gun Violence Campaign to Protect Youth Program Launched in Advance of National Gun Violence Prevention Day, June 7th, 2019 #WearOrange...
Posted: Wed May 29, 2019 2:59PM