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text The Shortwave Report 02/24/17 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. Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and NHK World Radio Japan....
Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 5:33PM
text The Long History of Human Incapacitation by Politics and the Press by Wolfgang Jungmann
With the term "no alternatives," come-of-age citizens who don't join the mainstream press are incapacitated, stamped as troublemakers and not taken seriously. This policy of coldheartedness allowed no contradiction and led to dislocations like one-euro jobs, Hartz IV, low earners, stockers, and poverty pensions... Democracy is not sought anymore in a divided country, divided between those above and those below....
Posted: Tue Feb 21, 2017 6:14AM
text Kucinich Warns of Deep State's Plans for War Post-Trump Impeachment by Caitlin Johnstone
Long time anti-war Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) warns people of the deep state's plans to unseat Trump and replace him with warmonger Pence. The military-industrial complex despises Trump due to his unpredictability and general non-interventionist approach....
Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 5:29AM
text Congress Moves Slowly on Bipartisan Puerto Rico Recommendations by Greg Williams
Congress has not acted on recommendations made by its Puerto Rico task force it implemented last year....
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:18AM
text The Shortwave Report 02/17/17 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, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK World Radio Japan, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Feb 16, 2017 5:04PM
text Attempt the Impossible! Theses for a New Left Majority by Institute of the Solidarity Modern
The Brexit vote and the American presidential election have dramatically accelerated the crises of classical neoliberal policy. The exit from neoliberalism can only succeed in a social movement and cannot only be a matter of a government or of the parties... May we have courage to reverse our perspective! The failed elites will not give up without a fight any more than the forces of an authoritarian neoliberalism. "Only we ourselves can free ourselves from this misery."...
Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:01AM
text Flynn resignation exposes Cold War narrative is Job 1 for any US governing regime by DLi
The campaign that forced the resignation of Michael Flynn as T-rump's national security advisor late Monday reveals a cardinal truth of the USA empire, namely, that the Wall Street-Pentagon ruling elite will not tolerate any deviation from its 7-decade-long Cold War narrative that the "Russian threat" is fundamental to the survival of the USA War Machine....
Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 3:14AM
text Merkel Failed as a Peace-Builder by Marko Bader
Do you remember all this publicity surrounding allegedly fake letter of German Ambassador to Ukraine Ernst Reichel addressed to Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko that sparked a week or two ago?...
Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2017 11:57PM
text The Shortwave Report 02/10/17 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, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK World Radio Japan....
Posted: Thu Feb 9, 2017 5:16PM
text Poll: Most Americans don't want US embassy moved to Jerusalem by Grant Smith
An IRmep poll fielded by Google Consumer Surveys January 27-29 reveals 56.2 percent of the US adult Internet user population prefers the US keep its Israel embassy in Tel Aviv. Only 38.3 percent prefer moving it to Jerusalem, while 5.5 percent are either uncertain or have other responses. The statistically-significant survey has an RMSE score of 3.3%....
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 12:05PM
text The Instigator of the 'Theft of the Century' from the budget in Moldova Vlad Plahotniuc... by Olivia Young
The Instigator of the 'Theft of the Century' from the budget in Moldova Vlad Plahotniuc remains at liberty. Late in 2014, a 'theft of the century' happened in Moldova, and fraudsters stole $1 billion from the banking system of this country. The financial scandal triggered a severe political crisis in Chisinau. Dozens of thousands of people rallied in anti-corruption protests, and former Prime Minister of Moldova Vlad Filat was convicted for financial fraud. But yet, main beneficiaries of this...
Posted: Mon Feb 6, 2017 2:39AM
text EU and USA help disposing oligarchs: Moldova's power broker a footstep away from imprisonm by Adrian Lungu
The withdrawal of $1 billion from the banking system of Moldova turned out to be a great shock to the world public and the story is coming to its logical end. The beneficiary party, their accounts and other assets, as well as the schemes of their crime are revealed....
Posted: Mon Feb 6, 2017 12:19AM
text The Shortwave Report 02/03/17 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. Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK World Radio Japan....
Posted: Thu Feb 2, 2017 5:27PM
text Trump-May meeting: Downing Street's desperate attempt to save face by Kyle Warren
A few days ago the U.S. President Donald Trump held a meeting in Washington with the British Prime Minister Theresa May......
Posted: Thu Feb 2, 2017 1:25AM
text Oversight Board Meets as Puerto Rico Crisis Deepens by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico's "control" board meets January 28 as the island's financial crisis deepens. In a January 18 letter, the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico noted that the island can likely only afford to pay approximately 20% of the debt payments it owes over the next three years....
Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:01PM
text A Long View of Trumpistan's Prospects by DLi
Despite its inflammatory but reactionary policy pronouncements in the first week of the rogue regime of Donald Trump, keener and progressive observers should take the long view of the U.S Electoral College's essential coup d'etat that has turned the North American republic into a new Trumpistan....
Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 3:22AM
text The Shortwave Report 01/27/17 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 World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio....
Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 5:25PM
text Congress Could Repeal Bipartisan Anti-Corruption Measure by Greg Williams
Congress could repeal a bipartisan anti-corruption measure aimed at promoting transparency in the oil, gas and mining sector. The bipartisan "Cardin-Lugar amendment" to the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act requires oil and mining companies to publish payments they make to foreign governments....
Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 1:33PM
text Rethinking Economic Policy! by Till van Treeck, Fabian Lindner and others
The economic crisis calls for social-democratic answers. The fading mass purchasing power (in Germany) is due to the increasing inequality of income and wealth. Deregulation promotes social problems like precariousness and greater income inequality. Many in the US worry whether an enlightened spring will follow the capitalist winter. If corporations paid the tax rate they paid under Reagan (33%) instead of 22%, all public tuition could be eliminated ($160 billion annually)! If the 2400 F-35s ...
Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 1:16PM
text Israel is no Democracy: A letter to Jimmy Panetta by Sheila Carrillo
A letter I sent to Jimmy Panetta regarding his his recent vote for HR 11, the non-binding resolution opposing UN sanctions of Israel. I filled my letter with eye witness information from my recent trip to Palestine to try to explain the subterfuge around the claim that Israel is a Democracy....
Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2017 9:32PM