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textThe Shortwave Report 01/24/20 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 Deutsche-Welle, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:40PM
textIMF Chief Warns of Financial Disaster Driven by Inequality by Kate Zeller
IMF Head Kristalina Georgieva warns of a return of the Great Depression driven by inequality and financial sector instability in a speech delivered at the Peterson Institute of International Economics....
Posted: Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:59AM
textThe Shortwave Report 01/17/20 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, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:45PM
textThe Shortwave Report 01/10/20 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, Spanish National Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Jan 9, 2020 4:47PM
textFinnish Prime Minister Marin Calls for a 4-Day-Week and 6-Hour-Day for Her Country by Patricia Huber
“A four-day work week, a six-hour workday. Why couldn’t it be the next step? Is eight hours really the ultimate truth? I believe people deserve to spend more time with their families, loved ones, hobbies and other aspects of life, such as culture. This could be the next step for us in working life.”...
Posted: Mon Jan 6, 2020 6:13AM
textJust another little war crime by Steve Martinot
When Trump murdered Suleimani, he was only continuing the aggression of the US against Iraq and Iran. Against aggression, anything that those countries do against the aggressor can be understood as national self-defense. The terrorism is on the US side....
Posted: Sun Jan 5, 2020 8:15PM
textThe Shortwave Report 01/03/20 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, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Jan 2, 2020 4:28PM
textBolivia a military coup. Coup leader Fernando Camacho boasting by Viva Evo
It was a military coup. Coup leader Fernando Camacho boasting about how his father coordinated with military so they wouldn't be mobilised against the anti-Evo protests before the coup....
Posted: Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:40AM
textThe Shortwave Report 12/27/19 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 World Radio Japan, Spanish National Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Dec 26, 2019 4:46PM
textPresident Trump Authorizes Somalia Debt Relief by Kate Zeller
President Trump signed a year-end spending bill which authorizes the first phase of debt relief for Somalia....
Posted: Sat Dec 21, 2019 7:13AM
textThe Shortwave Report 12/20/19 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. Spanish National Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Dec 19, 2019 4:25PM
textCongress Passes Somalia Debt Relief by Kate Zeller
As part of the Federal government's year-end spending package or "minibus," Congress passed the first phase of debt relief for Somalia....
Posted: Wed Dec 18, 2019 1:56PM
textBoris Johnson and the Long Shadow of Stalinism by Jorg Schindler and Christopher Junke
The capitalist bourgeosie needs and defends democracy as a form of social freedom only as long as it is useful to its own class rule. Their understanding of democracy and freedom is structurally limited-only he is a full-fledged human being who is also a citizen of property. Learning from O Canada and imitating the 26 community centers in Vancouver could revive democracy &freedom....
Posted: Sat Dec 14, 2019 6:26AM
textExporting Death: New Zealand confirmed as likely source of Samoa’s measles outbreak by Eileen
"Infectious diseases de-populated many isolated Pacific islands when they were first exposed to global pathogen circulation from the 18th century," Professor G. Dennis Shanks of Australian Army Malaria Institute wrote. "God alone will not send such an epidemic," he cited the Samoan chief in 1918 as saying....
Posted: Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:23PM
textThe Shortwave Report 12/13/19 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 Dec 12, 2019 4:47PM
textUSA Still Lying on Imperialist Motive in Afghan war by DLi
The recent release of an Inspector General's report on the 18-year(and counting!) Afghan war found lies and deceit by 3 consecutive White House administrations(Bush, Obama and Trump) are at the heart of the longest US war in its 243 years of history. And its $Trillion + cost--along with the other Imperialist aggression in Iraq--will be the most expensive overseas misadventure since 1776!...
Posted: Thu Dec 12, 2019 2:36AM
textOur terrible habits and how to end them by Kairi Fleming
Plastic pollution creates problems for wildlife and the human population. Every time we use plastic we are harming the environment by creating more garbage that eventually ends up in the ocean. Straws and plastic bags are one of the common types of plastic that are making sea turtles go extinct and harming other animals. Plastic is a huge danger for animals because they often mistaken it for food. To help reduce plastic pollution its important for everyone to start using reusable water bottle...
Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:54PM
textPoor Despite Work by freitag.de and other German journals
Vancouver B.C. has 26 community centers that give an identity to working and nonworking persons. Three hours of free computer use, libraries, game rooms, gyms, theaters and casserole dinners for $4 are among the many amenities. The economy should be part of a greater whole or oikos that doesn't crush self-determination and creativity....
Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:46AM
textPhoto Essay: Chileans Take to the Streets on Day 50 of the People’s Uprising by Orin Langelle/Anne Petermann
The Photo Essays documents the events of Friday 6 December when thousands of people took to the streets in Santiago, Chile on the 50th day of the People's Uprising. The afternoon started as a march. It progressed into what seemed like a street party with street fighting on the side…...
Posted: Sun Dec 8, 2019 5:51AM
textMake Social Democracy Great Again by Pascal Zwicky and Cedric Wormwood
Erik Olin Wright spoke of smashing, taming, escaping and eroding capitalism as alternatives of a transformational left. We must resist the "selective perception" of the elite that ignores market distortions (tax havens, stock buybacks, micro-second trading, insider trading), market failures, political failures, and the attacks on the poor, seniors, disabled, children and students....
Posted: Sat Dec 7, 2019 6:34AM