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text The Shortwave Report 11/17/17 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 Japan, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:07PM
text US brands RT a “foreign agent:” A chilling move against free speech by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
Under pressure from the US government, RT America has announced that it would register as a “foreign agent” under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). This sets a precedent for delegitimizing RT as a news source, to intimidate its journalists and guests, and for taking similar actions against other news outlets. It also lays groundwork for labeling a much broader range of news outlets to blacklist and criminalize them based on their political views....
Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:30PM
text The Shortwave Report 11/10/17 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. NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Nov 9, 2017 4:29PM
text UNHCR begins its winter assistance programme for displaced Iraqis and refugees by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
This week, UNHCR Iraq began its winter assistance programme to help vulnerable displaced Iraqis and Syrian refugees. Altogether, more than 100,000 households will benefit from additional help over the next four months....
Posted: Sat Nov 4, 2017 2:02AM
text The Shortwave Report 11/03/17 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. Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK Japan, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Nov 2, 2017 4:46PM
text Survival instead of Profit by Michael Lowy
Capital is a powerful machine of commodification. Since the capitalist market economy became autonomous and "separated" from society, capital has only functioned according to its own laws, the impersonal laws of profit and accumulation. The deepest shadow that hangs over us is neither terror, environmental collapse nor global recession. It is the internalized fatalism that holds there is no possible alternative to capital's world order....
Posted: Thu Nov 2, 2017 4:59AM
text The Welfare State in Crisis by Philipp Kramp
Since 2008, crisis was the defining political theme. "No one should be fooled about the majority will of the population regarding taming wild finance capitalism. For the first time, the spine of the finance market-driven world economic system could only be bailed out from collapse with taxpayer guarantees" (Habermas). To cushion their high indebtedness, many governments concocted austerity packages and cut social services and tax subsidies. The social state is redefined by the higher state in...
Posted: Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:02AM
text KPFA WorkWeek Radio On Puerto Rico Labor Action By US Unionists And Jones Act by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek radio looks at the role of the NNU-CNA nurses to support healthcare efforts in Puerto Rico and what the conditions are for the people. WorkWeek also looks at the role of the Jones Act and how it is affecting Puerto Rico....
Posted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:11AM
text The Shortwave Report 10/27/17 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 Japan, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:27PM
text The Shortwave Report 10/20/17 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, NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 4:21PM
text IMF and World Bank Meetings Begin With Growth Forecasts and Crisis Risk Warnings by Abby Wilhelm
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank begin their annual meetings which run between October 13th and 15th....
Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:32AM
text Dire lack of winter funding puts millions of refugees in Middle East at risk by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
Dwindling resources could severely jeopardize efforts to provide refugees and displaced persons across the Middle East with essential winter supplies such as thermal blankets and warm clothing, the United Nations refugee agency has warned....
Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:15AM
text The Shortwave Report 10/13/17 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 Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:01PM
text IMF Warns Climate Impacts on Poor Countries Can Affect Growth and Stability by Abby Wilhelm
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its biannual report on the state of the global economy, predicting that economic growth for several wealthy countries will continue....
Posted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:56AM
text The Shortwave Report 10/06/17 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, NHK Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Oct 5, 2017 4:29PM
text Trump Calls for Puerto Rico's Debt to be "Wiped Out" by Abby Wilhelm
In an interview with Fox News on Tuesday, President Trump called for Puerto Rico's debt to be wiped out....
Posted: Wed Oct 4, 2017 8:21AM
text Nuclear Shutdown News September 2017 Part 2 by Michael Steinberg
The second part of September 2017 Nuclear Shutdown News...
Posted: Mon Oct 2, 2017 3:03PM
text Mexico: The Earthquake of Our Struggle for Our 43 Children by Anonymous Contributor, (reposted from IGD)
Friday, September 29, 2017 :...
Posted: Sun Oct 1, 2017 9:03PM
text EU provides support to Catalan separatists by Sam Alonso
All of Spain is following with concern the current developments in Catalonia. Instead of entering into constructive dialogue with the Spanish government and reaching a compromise on the issue of major importance to the entire country, the Catalan regional government not only continues to prepare for illegal referendum on Catalan independence, totally ignoring the decision of the Spanish Constitutional Court, but also strives energetically to find new supporters and allies outside Spain....
Posted: Fri Sep 29, 2017 2:11AM
text The Shortwave Report 09/29/17 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, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK Japan....
Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:17PM