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The Shortwave Report 03/11/11 Listen Globally
3 years 51 weeks ago
Anonymous

Dear Radio Friend,
The latest Shortwave Report (March 11) is up at the website
http://www.outfarpress.com/outfa... in both broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quickdownload or streaming form (4.9MB) (28:59)
(NEW! If you have access to Audioport.org there is a higher quality version posted up there {26.7MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.p...)

Wisconsin State Senate voted Last Night to end End Collective Bargaining!
3 years 51 weeks ago
spamsucks
http://www.alternet.org/story/15... Wisconsin GOP Rams Through Union-Busting Measure; Thousands Storm Capitol Wisconsin Republicans rammed through a measure stripping state public employees of their collective bargaining rights. What happens now? March 9, 2011 Late Wednesday, Wisconsin Republicans rammed a measure through the Senate stripping collective bargaining rights from most public workers in the state. Although the 14 Democrats who fled the state to block Governor Walker's union-busting bill remain in Illinois, Republicans were able to push through the measure anyway by separating the collective bargaining provision from the other elements of Governor Scott Walker's "budget repair bill." (This, after claiming for months that killing public workers' right to negotiate was all about reining in the state's debt.) The measure passed 18-1, with Republican Sen. Dale Schultz voting against. Critics say the rushed legislative session -- with only one Democrat in attendance -- may have violated the state's open meetings law. So what's next? AlterNet has the latest updates and analysis: Update: Within hours of the vote, the Capitol was flooded with thousands of furious protesters: "The whole world is watching!" they shouted as they pressed up against the heavily guarded entrance to the Senate chamber," ABC reports. Update: Push for recall: State Democratic Party chairman Mike Tate released a statement pledging to pursue recall of all Republican lawmakers that are eligible: Using tactics that trample on the traditions of our Legislature, the Republican leadership has betrayed our state. Republicans have rubber-stamped the desire of the Koch Brothers and their godshead Scott Walker to cripple Wisconsin's middle class and lower benefits and wages for every single wage-earner in our state.
Denver Mayoral Forum on Police Accountability April 7
3 years 51 weeks ago
mbc

The Colorado Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild and the ACLU of Colorado are sponsoring a forum for Denver Mayoral candidates specifically on the issue of police accountability. As the recent beating of Michael DeHerrera and the tragic death in custody of Marvin Booker make clear, the city of Denver faces a serious problem of police abuse of power and a serious lack of accountability for abuses committed by DPD officers. A large turnout at this forum will put the candidates for mayor on notice that the public expects whoever takes that office to take this issue seriously and to have a clear plan for reform. Four panelists with backgrounds in issues of police accountability--Metro State criminology professor Joseph Sandoval; ACLU Legal Director Mark Silverstein; DU Law Professor Jessica West; and community activist Lisa Calderon--will question the candidates about their plans for restoring public trust in Denver law enforcement. The forum, free and open to the public, will be held THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 6 - 8 PM, CENTRAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 1660 SHERMAN ST. Doors open at 6 pm, program begins at 6:30.

The Shortwave Report 03/04/11 Listen Globally
4 years 3 days ago
Anonymous

Dear Radio Friend,
The latest Shortwave Report (March 4) is up at the website
http://www.outfarpress.com/outfa... in both broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quickdownload or streaming form (4.9MB) (28:59)
(NEW! If you have access to Audioport.org there is a higher quality version posted up there {26.7MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.p...)

U.S.A. State Sponsored Terror (rock music video) Released
4 years 5 days ago
spamsucks

Anti USA Police State rock music video released by American rocker who has been targeted with a decade of government oppression. Scott X and the Constitution Commandos take on corrupt and criminal acts of the government with their 5th video release from their new album: "Fighting the U.S. Police State With Music".

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American musician that has become totally fed up with U.S. government crimes and oppression targeting him has released a 7 song rock music album and his 5th music video detailing his experiences with the corrupt U.S.A. government. Rocker Scott X has been banished with the threat of arrest from all courthouses in the U.S. for LIFE. U.S. State and Federal governments have targeted X for over a decade with wrongful criminal prosecutions, courthouse banishments, free speech violations, double jeopardy violations and other oppressive acts.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a...
 

BAND:
Scott X and the Constitution Commandos

ALBUM:
Fighting the U.S. Police State With Music

MUSIC VIDEOS:
U.S.A. State Sponsored Terror
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXbojImKNlI

Police State USA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q...

Liberty Wanted
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKVTOB3xxo4

The USA Took My Freedom Away
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHCBmpfr0t4

Bad Cop
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jw0WrVX5BU

Live video coverage from people in Madison, WI statehouse
4 years 1 week ago
spamsucks
This--- is fucking awesome. This video amazing. Madison, Wisconsin- small victories tonite. Republican defects in statehouse. People are holding out to stay overnight without the grace of Scott Walker. Cops promise to not take people out of statehouse. video: http://qik.com/video/38026093/un... This is some website where you upload video directly from your phone. I have no idea how this works. Good to see the people get a few victories and persist in the good fight.
Boulder Digital Arts Builds Community of Digital And Creative Professionals in Boulder
4 years 1 week ago
Anonymous

Boulder, Colo. – (February 24, 2011) – Boulder Digital Arts, an organization dedicated to empowering the creative and technology communities in the Rocky Mountain region, opened the doors to its new affordable, professional and creative coworking space on Feb. 1, 2011. The new coworking facility, conveniently located in central Boulder, is the first of its kind to focus specifically on building a community of individuals involved in the creative and digital industries.

“Coworking is redefining the way we do work and has become the workplace of choice for many people,” says Bruce Borowsky, who helped found BDA seven years ago and has built its reputation as a national hub for practical skills training in video production, digital photography, web design, social media and other digital disciplines. “While other coworking spaces are broad and unspecific in their industry focus, BDA’s coworking facility will be unique in that the space is specifically geared toward the creative and digital communities. We have created an environment that will inspire innovation, encourage collaboration and foster productivity.”

With the economic downturn of two years ago forcing many people to reinvent themselves, add new skills to their repertoire and even start new careers, coworking has been gaining traction in recent years and is very often the best choice for the growing numbers of isolated telecommuters, solopreneurs, and members of the creative and digital communities.

For information and specifics about BDA’s coworking space, call 303-800-4647 or visit the Boulder Digital Arts website.

Coworking Options:

Boulder Digital Arts new coworking facility offers both private offices and desks available for rent, as well as short-term passes.

Wisconsin Worker Solidarity Rally in Durango
4 years 1 week ago
Dirty Hands

Wisconsin Solidarity in Your Area: Rally to Save the American Dream

Where: 66 cities including all state capitals

When: Tomorrow mid-day

What: In cities across the nation, including every state capital, we’ll come together to stand in solidarity with the people of Wisconsin and rally to Save the American Dream. Teachers, nurses, firefighters, students, police officers and others protesting in Wisconsin have occupied the Capitol building and streets of Madison for the past nine days, and now their protest is going national.

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Whatever you’ve got planned for Saturday afternoon, reschedule it.

Teachers, nurses, firefighters, students, police officers and others protesting in Wisconsin have occupied the Capitol building and streets of Madison for the past nine days.

On Saturday at noon, their protest is going national. In cities across the nation, including every state capital, we’ll come together to stand in solidarity with the people of Wisconsin.

This time the Republicans have gone too far in their attempts to bust unions, slash state budgets, and give tax breaks to their wealthy friends.

So on Saturday we’ll stand up to say that we’re sick of the attacks on workers’ rights. That we’re sick of an economy that showers corporate executives with bonuses while squeezing middle-class families. That we still believe in the American Dream. And that we’re willing to fight for it.

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The Shortwave Report 02/25/11 Listen Globally
4 years 1 week ago
Anonymous

Dear Radio Friend,
The latest Shortwave Report (February 25) is up at the website
http://www.outfarpress.com/outfa... in both broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quickdownload or streaming form (4.9MB) (28:59)
(NEW! If you have access to Audioport.org there is a higher quality version posted up there {26.7MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.p...)

105 Billion A Month, 3.5 billion a Day..1.26 Trillion a Year.. 12 Trillion Dollars over 9.5 Years: : Iraq and Afghan Wars
4 years 1 week ago
Anonymous


24 Feb 2011
The human, animal and environmental costs of
the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan are
incalculable. Below are the fiscal costs, about
which corporate war profiteer media and the
USG's spokespersons remain silent.

The 3 Trillion Dollar War by Nobel economist Joseph Stiglitz
was written several years ago.
That figure is way out of date now,
and did not include Afghanistan.

Over 9.5 years, the 12 trillion dollar wars in Iraq, Afghanistan
and Pakistan have been 1.26 trillion a year, 105 billion a month
and 3.5 billion dollars a day.

http://threetrilliondollarwar.org/

Major corporate tv, radio, and newspapers in the US
continue to suppress coverage of the human, environmental,
and financial costs of the US wars when discussing the
bankruptcy of states and cities. Among the long list of these
criminals is Mitt Romney who with money from the LDS
Church caused Bain Capital to buy Clear Channel Radio, a
network which carries Rush Limbaugh and many other warmongers. ABC Disney carries
warmonger Sean Hannity on radio. Rupert Murdoch carries
him on tv.

 

 

 

 


The three trillion dollar war a book written several years ago... and about Iraq only

 

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol... a 2008 article

The cost of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts have grown to staggering proportionsJoseph Stiglitz and Linda Bilmes
The Bush Administration was wrong about the benefits of the war and it was wrong about the costs of the war. The president and his advisers expected a quick, inexpensive conflict. Instead, we have a war that is costing more than anyone could have imagined.

Live Reporting from the Wisconsin Protests
4 years 1 week ago
spamsucks

Madison, Wisconsin Indymedia is offline but I'm linking to a few places to go for independent media coverage. The first link goes to the Center for Media and Democracy and they are covering breaking news for events in Madison. This website has been doing ongoing coverage for the past week of events in Wisconsin. Their link is:

http://prwatch.org/news/2011/02/9944/live-reporting-wisconsin-protests

Milwaukee, Wisconsin IMC is still online and doing open posting:

http://mke.indymedia.org

Here is some of the breaking news for today from Madison (provided by CMD):

6:52 p.m. - Watch CMD's own Mary Bottari featered on RT America.

Madison's own John Nichols will be on the Ed Shultz MSNBC tonight covering the latest developments from Madison. Read his latest post on the Koch Brothers scandal [http://www.thenation.com/blog/158804/taped-conversation-reveals-wisconsin-governors-deal-david-koch?page=full here].

6:30 p.m. - TIM CULLEN'S RESPONSE TO WALKER-"KOCH" CRANK CALL

WisPolitics reports on Dem Sen. Tim Cullen's response to the , saying it revealed Walker's true nature and damaged the governor's working relationships with the state Democrats.

"Cullen also said the call reveals Walker's true intention in his budget repair bill is to kill the unions. He said it was telling he does not mention to the prank caller the savings he has argued would be generated by the budget repair bill and how the changes were needed to balance the state's books."

The Shortwave Report 02/18/11 Listen Globally
4 years 2 weeks ago
Anonymous

Dear Radio Friend,             The latest Shortwave Report (February 18) is up at the website 
   http://www.outfarpress.com/outfa...  in both broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quickdownload or streaming form (4.9MB) (28:59)   (NEW! If you have access to Audioport.org there is a higher quality version posted up there {26.7MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.p...)

The Shortwave Report 02/11/11 Listen Globally
4 years 3 weeks ago
Anonymous

Dear Radio Friend,             The latest Shortwave Report (February 11) is up at the website 
   http://www.outfarpress.com/outfa... both broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quickdownload or streaming form (4.9MB) (28:59)   (NEW! If you have access to Audioport.org there is a higher quality version posted up there {26.7MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)

Human Rights Walkathon 2011 – A Walk for Freedom
4 years 3 weeks ago
Anonymous

The 5th Annual Human Rights Walkathon, dedicated to spreading the message of Human Rights to Tampa Bay is preparing for the biggest walkathon ever — and the message of equal opportunity and freedom from oppression for all.

The Walkathon is Saturday, March 5, 2011 in N. Straub Park, St. Petersburg, FL beginning at 9am.  It is a FREE family event, committed to raising awareness about basic human rights for all mankind.  The Walkathon expects over 1500 walkers this year with live entertainment and free activities for the kids.

The Human Rights Walkathon has gained broad support from City Officials in the Tampa Bay Area including the Mayors of St. Petersburg, Tampa and Clearwater. The City of St. Petersburg is an official co-sponsor of the event.

The Human Rights Walkathon is organized and presented by Youth for Human Rights Florida, Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking, United for Human Rights and The Human Rights Group. 
Human rights: the rights you have simply because you are human.

For more information visit http://www.humanrightswalkathon.org or call 727-657-7026. 

About the organizers of the Human Rights Walkathon:

The Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking (FCAHT) is a human trafficking victims advocacy organization created in 2004 by Anna Rodriguez. Ms Rodriguez has extensive experience in identifying, advocating and supporting victims in need, and assisting them in pursuing justice. She is experienced in law enforcement and prosecution of such cases, and with human trafficking case law.

RAAN Smashes CHASE Bank in Kentucky
4 years 4 weeks ago
spamsucks
"What am I lying here for? ... We are lying here as though we had a chance of enjoying a quiet time. ... Am I waiting until I become a little older?" - Xenophon

February 4th, 2011 - At around 12:30 AM this morning, members of the Red & Anarchist Action Network (RAAN) in Lexington, Kentucky used broken chunks of porcelain to smash out several windows and the front doors of CHASE Bank at the corner of Harrodsburg and Clays Mill.