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textThe Shortwave Report 06/18/21 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 Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2021 5:01PM
text6/15/21 Israel Bombs Gaza, Palestine Breaking Cease Fire by Stop US Aid to Israel
The 4th largest military in the world thanks to US taxpayers giving $4 billion a year above the table to the American military base, apartheid settler colony known as Israel is at this moment bombing the open air prison known as Gaza, a part of Palestine, which population of 1.7 million is 45% children, and has no military and no air raid shelters. See https://twitter.com/hashtag/FreePalestine?src=hashtag_click https://twitter.com/hashtag/SaveGaza?src=hashtag_click https://twitter.com/codepi...
Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2021 7:55PM
text100 Nat'l Orgs Sign Friends (Quakers) Ltr to Stop Weapons Sale to Israel by repost
An honor roll of 100 national organizations signed a letter from the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) to Pres Biden to stop the delivery of $735 billion in weapons to Israel. The letter and honor roll are below, from https://www.fcnl.org/updates/2021-06/fcnl-joins-100-national-organizations-calling-biden-halt-weapons-sales-israel...
Posted: Wed Jun 9, 2021 9:10PM
textAuthor of WSJ “Wuhan lab” story wrote lies about Iraqi “Weapons of Mass Destruction” by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
The lead writer of the Wall Street Journal piece that led to the embrace by the entire US media of the “Wuhan lab” theory was the co-author with Judith Miller of the discredited "aluminum tubes" story that helped launch the US invasion of Iraq....
Posted: Tue Jun 1, 2021 1:03PM
text5/29/21 March on Washington for Palestine by Stop US Aid to Israel
On May 29, 2021, for the first time in memory, there was a March on Washington for Palestine, endorsed by over 130 groups, with some 35,000 people walking in the rain from the Lincoln Memorial to the White House....
Posted: Tue Jun 1, 2021 7:26AM
textLabor for Palestine: US Union Activists Pass Support Resolutions by repost
Rank and file workers are passing pro-Palestinian resolutions across the country, including right here in San Francisco, where the teachers' union took a firm stand for the Palestinian liberation struggle. See https://www.commondreams.org/views/2021/05/31/us-unions-are-voicing-unprecedented-support-palestine...
Posted: Mon May 31, 2021 7:15PM
textWhat is Joe Biden's Israel Policy, Exactly? by Phyllis Bennis
The Biden administration thought it could muddle through with the usual pro-Israel platitudes, but rising awareness of Israeli apartheid is making that impossible....
Posted: Sat May 22, 2021 9:16AM
textCease Fire in Palestine, 5/20/21 by Not One Nickel, Not One Dime
After 11 horrifying days of US/Israel war crimes against Palestine, the Palestinians won a cease fire, with no demands met, but the toll tells the story: In Gaza: 230 dead including 64 children, 1710 injured, 75,000 homeless, over 500 homes destroyed. See https://twitter.com/AdDien90/status/1395398512708243463/photo/1 at https://twitter.com/hashtag/IsraelExposed?src=hashtag_click&f=live...
Posted: Thu May 20, 2021 7:41PM
text5/19/21 Call Congress to support AOC's Reso to Stop Weapons for Israel by Not One Nickel, Not One Dime
Now that we have protested, it is time to call Congress. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez has introduced a resolution to stop the sale of weapons to Israel. See https://www.commondreams.org/news/2021/05/19/ocasio-cortez-unveils-resolution-block-bidens-735-million-weapons-sale-israel There is no cease fire. Israel continues to bomb Gaza. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ex6SdT3N6g...
Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 9:11PM
textCal Senators Feinstein & Padilla Not on Ceasefire for Palestine List by Not One Nickel, Not One Dime
We now have a list of senators calling for a ceasefire in Palestine as the dead Palestinians now number 212 and over 1200 wounded with weapons paid for with our tax dollars. Despite thousands of Californians demanding an end to the genocide of Palestinians at protests on May 15, 2021, Senators Feinstein and Padilla are not on the list. See https://www.ossoff.senate.gov/press-releases/sen-ossoff-leads-28-senators-urging-immediate-ceasefire-in-middle-east/...
Posted: Mon May 17, 2021 6:44PM
textThe Perpetrator-Victim Reversal by Liane Kilinc
The West refuses to give the Red Army credit for Germany's liberation from fascism - instead, it diligently stokes the Cold War with Russia. France and West Germany were liberated by the landing of the Western Allies in Normandy - but all of Eastern Europe must have apparently shaken off the yoke of Nazism all by itself. At any rate, one can get this impression....
Posted: Sun May 16, 2021 10:06AM
text5/15/21 From SF to DC for Palestine: Thousands on the March by Stop US Aid to Israel
Perhaps 2,000 marched in San Francisco for Palestine with dozens of Palestinian flags on Mission Street from 16th to 24th Street and beyond and among other places, right under the noses of Congress and the White House, Washington DC had thousands of supporters of Palestine on the March on 5/15/21. See the livestream of DC at https://www.pscp.tv/w/1eaJbnAMYlZJX...
Posted: Sat May 15, 2021 8:47PM
textRep. Rashida Tlaib Speaks Truth to Power on Palestine by Stop US Aid to Israel
On the floor of the US Congress on 5/13/21, Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan stated in her moving 10 minute speech below, that "If there’s one thing Detroit instilled in this Palestinian girl from Southwest, it’s you always speak truth to power, even if your voice shakes. The freedom of Palestinians is connected to the fight against oppression all over the world." We will be there for her and Palestine on 5/15/21 at 16th & Valencia, SF in opposition to the 75% of US Congress who, as Tlaib ...
Posted: Fri May 14, 2021 11:46AM
textThe Shortwave Report 05/14/21 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, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu May 13, 2021 4:29PM
textPetition from Rep. Rashida Tlaib to Stop US/Israeli War Crmes by Not One Nickel, Not One Dime
Sign now to call on the U.S. State Department and Department of Defense: Demand an end to Israel’s forced displacement of Palestinians from East Jerusalem. See https://actionnetwork.org/forms/sign-now-to-call-on-the-us-state-department-and-department-of-defense-demand-an-end-to-israels-forced-displacement-of-palestinians-from-east-jerusalem...
Posted: Sat May 8, 2021 7:12PM
textThe Shortwave Report 05/07/21 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, and Radio Deutsche-Welle....
Posted: Thu May 6, 2021 5:43PM
textHR 2590 Rep McCollum's Bill Protecting Palestinians by Stop US Aid to Israel
As she did in the 115th and 116th Congress, on April 15, 2021, Dem. Rep. of Minnesota, Betty McCollum introduced HR 2590, the Defending the Human Rights of Palestinian Children and Families Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act which “prohibits Israel from using U.S. taxpayer dollars in the Occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem for: the military detention, abuse, or ill-treatment of Palestinian children in Israeli military detention; to support the seizure and destruction of Palestinia...
Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2021 12:19PM
textThe US war in Afghanistan: A historic crime by Patrick Martin (WSWS Repost)
Biden’s announcement of the nominal end of the war in Afghanistan provides an occasion for drawing a balance sheet of a savage military operation which has produced incalculable suffering for the people of Afghanistan, squandered vast resources and brutalized American society....
Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2021 10:13AM
textNoam Chomsky Without Regrets by Capital & Main
We learn more about human beings and their nature from 19th-century novels than we do from academic psychology. It’s a way we not only enrich our lives, but enrich our understanding and conception of what it is to live a good life. Literature, arts, music or painting are some of the most profound ways we come to understand what we are and what we could be....
Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2021 9:05AM
textThe Shortwave Report 04/09/21 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. Spanish National Radio, NHK Japan, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Welle....
Posted: Thu Apr 8, 2021 4:30PM