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outFarpress presents: The Shortwave Report 02/14/14 Listen Globally!, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 02:06
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, the Voice of Russia, NHK World Radio Japan, and Spanish National Radio.
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outFarpress presents: The Shortwave Report 02/14/14 Listen Globally!, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 02:06
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, the Voice of Russia, NHK World Radio Japan, and Spanish National Radio.
Categories: International news

outFarpress presents: The Shortwave Report 02/14/14 Listen Globally!, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 02:06
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, the Voice of Russia, NHK World Radio Japan, and Spanish National Radio.
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Tapes To Astonish: The Baddest Incredible 61, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 01:47
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Great Speeches And Interviews: Death-Proofing the Cities of the Future, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 00:32
U.S. Coal companies are planning to build export facilities in the Pacific Northwest to ship coal to Asia. But the governors of Washington and Oregon are appealing to the White House to consider the impact on climate change before approving the projects. Amelia Templeton of the public radio collaborative EarthFix talks to Steve Curwood about this situation. Another viewpoint is from local business owners Richard and Tanya Burkholder. They explain why they favor of exporting coal as part of the Voices of Coal project. Source: Living On Earth: Coal Exports Death-Proofing the Cities of the Future Annalee Newitz talked about “death-proofing” a city and converting urban spaces into biological organisms to prevent starvation and environmental destruction due to global climate change. Annalee is interviewed by Greta Brawner of C-Span. Read Annalee's article on How to Death-Proof the Cities of the Future Source: C-Span: Cities of the Future India’s Coal Killing Thousands India is developing rapidly, and much of that growth is fueled by one of the dirtiest energy sources, coal. With even more coal plants planned, a new study shows that pollution from coal-fired power plants is killing up to 115,000 Indians every year. Report editor Ashish Fernades joins Steve Curwood to discuss the state of coal in India. Source: Living On Earth: India’s Coal Killing Thousands Music includes R.E.M. - It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine), Sam Hinton - Old Man Atom, Dave Lippman - Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op, Edward R. Murrow, Terry Gangstad - Dairy Air, Steven Taylor - Go Down Congress, Herbert Hoover, Capitol Steps - Pardon Me George, Matrix(Movie), Linda Tillery & Cultural Heritage Choir - Ballin' the Jack, Dolly Parton - Stairway To Heaven, Michael Jackson - Man In The Mirror, Robin Williams - Lust, Mary McLeod Bethune, Odetta - Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, Linda Tillery & Cultural Heritage Choir - I'll Fly Away, George Krupa and His Orchestra - Drum Boogie
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Great Speeches And Interviews: Death-Proofing the Cities of the Future, Segment 2

Radio 4 All - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 00:32
U.S. Coal companies are planning to build export facilities in the Pacific Northwest to ship coal to Asia. But the governors of Washington and Oregon are appealing to the White House to consider the impact on climate change before approving the projects. Amelia Templeton of the public radio collaborative EarthFix talks to Steve Curwood about this situation. Another viewpoint is from local business owners Richard and Tanya Burkholder. They explain why they favor of exporting coal as part of the Voices of Coal project. Source: Living On Earth: Coal Exports Death-Proofing the Cities of the Future Annalee Newitz talked about “death-proofing” a city and converting urban spaces into biological organisms to prevent starvation and environmental destruction due to global climate change. Annalee is interviewed by Greta Brawner of C-Span. Read Annalee's article on How to Death-Proof the Cities of the Future Source: C-Span: Cities of the Future India’s Coal Killing Thousands India is developing rapidly, and much of that growth is fueled by one of the dirtiest energy sources, coal. With even more coal plants planned, a new study shows that pollution from coal-fired power plants is killing up to 115,000 Indians every year. Report editor Ashish Fernades joins Steve Curwood to discuss the state of coal in India. Source: Living On Earth: India’s Coal Killing Thousands Music includes R.E.M. - It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine), Sam Hinton - Old Man Atom, Dave Lippman - Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op, Edward R. Murrow, Terry Gangstad - Dairy Air, Steven Taylor - Go Down Congress, Herbert Hoover, Capitol Steps - Pardon Me George, Matrix(Movie), Linda Tillery & Cultural Heritage Choir - Ballin' the Jack, Dolly Parton - Stairway To Heaven, Michael Jackson - Man In The Mirror, Robin Williams - Lust, Mary McLeod Bethune, Odetta - Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, Linda Tillery & Cultural Heritage Choir - I'll Fly Away, George Krupa and His Orchestra - Drum Boogie
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Great Speeches And Interviews: Death-Proofing the Cities of the Future, Segment 3

Radio 4 All - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 00:32
U.S. Coal companies are planning to build export facilities in the Pacific Northwest to ship coal to Asia. But the governors of Washington and Oregon are appealing to the White House to consider the impact on climate change before approving the projects. Amelia Templeton of the public radio collaborative EarthFix talks to Steve Curwood about this situation. Another viewpoint is from local business owners Richard and Tanya Burkholder. They explain why they favor of exporting coal as part of the Voices of Coal project. Source: Living On Earth: Coal Exports Death-Proofing the Cities of the Future Annalee Newitz talked about “death-proofing” a city and converting urban spaces into biological organisms to prevent starvation and environmental destruction due to global climate change. Annalee is interviewed by Greta Brawner of C-Span. Read Annalee's article on How to Death-Proof the Cities of the Future Source: C-Span: Cities of the Future India’s Coal Killing Thousands India is developing rapidly, and much of that growth is fueled by one of the dirtiest energy sources, coal. With even more coal plants planned, a new study shows that pollution from coal-fired power plants is killing up to 115,000 Indians every year. Report editor Ashish Fernades joins Steve Curwood to discuss the state of coal in India. Source: Living On Earth: India’s Coal Killing Thousands Music includes R.E.M. - It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine), Sam Hinton - Old Man Atom, Dave Lippman - Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op, Edward R. Murrow, Terry Gangstad - Dairy Air, Steven Taylor - Go Down Congress, Herbert Hoover, Capitol Steps - Pardon Me George, Matrix(Movie), Linda Tillery & Cultural Heritage Choir - Ballin' the Jack, Dolly Parton - Stairway To Heaven, Michael Jackson - Man In The Mirror, Robin Williams - Lust, Mary McLeod Bethune, Odetta - Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, Linda Tillery & Cultural Heritage Choir - I'll Fly Away, George Krupa and His Orchestra - Drum Boogie
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Great Speeches And Interviews: Death-Proofing the Cities of the Future, Segment 4

Radio 4 All - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 00:32
U.S. Coal companies are planning to build export facilities in the Pacific Northwest to ship coal to Asia. But the governors of Washington and Oregon are appealing to the White House to consider the impact on climate change before approving the projects. Amelia Templeton of the public radio collaborative EarthFix talks to Steve Curwood about this situation. Another viewpoint is from local business owners Richard and Tanya Burkholder. They explain why they favor of exporting coal as part of the Voices of Coal project. Source: Living On Earth: Coal Exports Death-Proofing the Cities of the Future Annalee Newitz talked about “death-proofing” a city and converting urban spaces into biological organisms to prevent starvation and environmental destruction due to global climate change. Annalee is interviewed by Greta Brawner of C-Span. Read Annalee's article on How to Death-Proof the Cities of the Future Source: C-Span: Cities of the Future India’s Coal Killing Thousands India is developing rapidly, and much of that growth is fueled by one of the dirtiest energy sources, coal. With even more coal plants planned, a new study shows that pollution from coal-fired power plants is killing up to 115,000 Indians every year. Report editor Ashish Fernades joins Steve Curwood to discuss the state of coal in India. Source: Living On Earth: India’s Coal Killing Thousands Music includes R.E.M. - It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine), Sam Hinton - Old Man Atom, Dave Lippman - Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op, Edward R. Murrow, Terry Gangstad - Dairy Air, Steven Taylor - Go Down Congress, Herbert Hoover, Capitol Steps - Pardon Me George, Matrix(Movie), Linda Tillery & Cultural Heritage Choir - Ballin' the Jack, Dolly Parton - Stairway To Heaven, Michael Jackson - Man In The Mirror, Robin Williams - Lust, Mary McLeod Bethune, Odetta - Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, Linda Tillery & Cultural Heritage Choir - I'll Fly Away, George Krupa and His Orchestra - Drum Boogie
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Taylor Report: Ukraine on the Grand Chessboard, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 22:43
Rick Rozoff discusses NATO's "Eastern Partnership" program, which targets ex-Soviet countries, including Ukraine, for military and economic integration with the U.S. What is happening in Ukraine is "a phase beyond" the first wave of colour revolutions, and is something qualitatively different.
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Taylor Report: Ukraine on the Grand Chessboard, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 22:43
Rick Rozoff discusses NATO's "Eastern Partnership" program, which targets ex-Soviet countries, including Ukraine, for military and economic integration with the U.S. What is happening in Ukraine is "a phase beyond" the first wave of colour revolutions, and is something qualitatively different.
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On union scabbing

Libcom - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 22:19
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Some quick thoughts on the need to respect picket lines and the challenge of the anti-strike laws and multi-union workplaces.

As I detailed all the way back in October, a civil service senior management union has taken a stronger stance over key issues in HM Revenue & Customs than the 'left wing' union PCS.

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RURAL WAR ROOM RADIO: Love Rool Radio Show Pt 1, Segment 1

Radio 4 All - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 16:09
The first hour of Rural War Room's four-hour weekly radio broadcast 10pm-2am central time from KABF 88.3 FM Little Rock, Arkansas. Full details on the international works of Rural War Room on Facebook, Blogspot, Youtube, Twitter, Soundcloud, Google+, Tumblr, http://www.RuralWarRoom.com
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Democracy Now! 2014-02-13 Thursday

Democracy Now (English) - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2014-02-13 Thursday
  • Headlines for February 13, 2014
  • Meteorologist Jeff Masters: Climate Change Affecting Weather Patterns Regardless of Season
  • "This Should Not Come as a Surprise": Bill McKibben on Global Extreme Weather from U.S. to Sochi
  • Bill McKibben on Fight Against Keystone XL, Fossil Fuel Divestment and Obama's Failures on Climate
  • N.C. Governor No Longer Works for Duke Energy, But After Coal Spill, Is He Doing Their Bidding?

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The Voice of the People

Libcom - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 20:48
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Voice of the People was the new name of the Lumberjack the Wobbly Weekly covering New Orleans and the surrounding area.

In July 1913, timber industry leaders persuaded the Lumberjack’s printer in Alexandria to stop printing the paper. Publication resumed in New Orleans under a new title, the Voice of the People. The Lumberjack’s motto, “An Injury To One Is An Injury To All,” was retained, as was its four-page, three-column format.

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The Lumberjack newspaper

Libcom - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 20:22
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An archive of a Wobbly Weekly Newspaper covering New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana and focussing (at first) on the Lumberjacks of which it was named. It ran for the first half of 1913 before being revived as The Voice of the People.

The Lumberjack was founded in January 1913 in the midst of a protracted labor strike by the Brotherhood of Timber Workers (B.T.W.) in Merryville, Louisiana. Published by the Southern District of the National Industrial Union of Forest and Lumber Workers, the weekly paper was edited by Covington Hall (1871-1952), a member of the radical wing of the Socialist Party in New Orleans.

Organization is power. The Papers byline

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An account of winning reinstatement for a suspended worker

Libcom - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 18:01
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A short account from a friend of ours of how he and his colleagues managed to get a member of staff who had been suspended on disciplinary grounds reinstated.

A couple of years ago I was working in a local council in a children's social services of 60 people. The team was overwhelmingly female and ethnically very diverse. Half of the workers were Unison members, and I was one of two shop stewards.

With this victory, we showed that we could defend individual workers in the team. After this the whole team had much more confidence that we could defy the bosses and win

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Democracy Now! 2014-02-12 Wednesday

Democracy Now (English) - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 13:00
Democracy Now! 2014-02-12 Wednesday
  • Headlines for February 12, 2014
  • Karim Khan, Anti-Drone Activist Who Lost Family Members to U.S. Strike, Goes Missing in Pakistan
  • Drone on Your iPhone: Apple Drops Objections to App Tracking U.S. Strikes Overseas
  • From Jail to Law School: Jim Crow-Era Law Bars Florida Man from Voting, Taking Bar, Serving on Jury
  • U.S. Plunges in Global Press Freedom Rankings as Obama Wages "War on Whistleblowers"

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