Saturday April 20th
Democracy Now! produces a daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Our reporting includes breaking daily news headlines and in-depth interviews with people on the front lines of the world?s most pressing issues. On Democracy Now!, you?ll hear a diversity of voices speaking for themselves, providing a unique and sometimes provocative perspective on global events.
Three of the '9 Little Girls' who grew up in St. Paul's Catholic Mission Boarding School for Indian children on the Yankton Sioux Reservation, describe physical, sexual, and mental abuses they remember being subjected to. Michelle Echols, their advocate, explains attempts to bring these crimes to trial and the greater meaning of these cases in light of current events and the dangers of separating children from their parents. ADVISORY: This program contains graphic and deeply disturbing content describing violence and sexual abuse being inflicted upon children.
Arun Gupta/No More Camps, Zoe Carpenter/Oregon standoff
The latest world and Japan news from Japan's public broadcaster.
This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and NHK World Radio Japan, http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190712.mp3 From GERMANY- Students in Ankara Turkey trying to preserve a forest on campus clashed with police. Young climate activists have been promoting an anti-flying movement- how much larger is the carbon footprint of an individual on a commercial flight compared to driving or taking a train? France has announced a green tax on flights departing the country to be spent on more eco-friendly travel infrastructure. The leak in a British tabloid of diplomatic cables critical of Trump from the ambassador to the US has created a major row between the governments- the conflict has brought up many questions including who created the leak and why? From CUBA- Michelle Bachelet, former Chilean president and now High Commissioner for Human Rights, released a report highly critical of the Venezuelan government- another human rights expert says the report is very biased and that removing US sanctions strangling the country would relieve much human suffering. Then a Viewpoint on the tragic history of military dictatorships in South America in the 1970s and 80s that have gone largely unpunished- a court in Rome has sentenced 24 military officers and politicians to life imprisonment for participating in Plan Condor that murdered tens of thousands in Chile, Uruguay, Peru, and Bolivia. From RUSSIA- On his program called Going Underground, Afshin Rattansi spoke with Prince Charles adviser Sir Jonathon Porritt about climate change, greenwashing, the need for immediate renewable energy investment , and the Extinction Rebellion. From JAPAN- The US government has approved a plan to sell $2.2 billion worth of weapons to Taiwan. Following Iran's increase in uranium enrichment, France sent a diplomatic adviser to Tehran asking that they scale back the program. The Iranian foreign minister denied charges that Iranian forces attempted to seize a British oil tanker in the Straits of Hormuz
From his home studio/ham shack in suburban Chicago, Hap Holly, KC9RP, produces this 10 to 15- minute weekly amateur radio program service, featuring timely interviews, occasional thought-provoking commentaries from other hams, excerpts from Hamvention Forums and other items of general interest to the ham radio community at large. Ham radio is traditionally an aural ? as opposed to a visual ? medium; we meet and recognize fellow hams primarily by voice, seldom seeing them in person.
North America's Amateur Radio news magazine.
Amateur Radio Newsline? is a free service to the amateur radio community. We produce a weekly audio news bulletin called a ?QST? or ?bulletin of interest to radio amateurs? that is delivered by a downloadable MP3 audio file from our website or through a podcast subscription. Operations are supported primarily by voluntary donations from individual amateurs and amateur radio clubs.
The official bulletin service of the American Radio Relay League
Three authors talk about how their books relate to peacemaking. A new e-book for young people by Alex Paramo helps children understand and appreciate multi-culturalism, cooperation, forgiveness and more. Also positive thinking researcher and Ted Talk star Shawn Achor talks about his 2013 book Before Happiness . And John Dear, an internationally known peacemaker, organizer, and lecturer talks about the blueprint for living set out in his book The Nonviolent Life.
20th century socialism is now behind us. Socialists continued to evaluate both its achievements and failures via extensive self-criticism. A changed socialism has emerged, focused on a transition of workplaces from top-down hierarchical capitalist structures into democratic worker cooperatives. The powerful appeal of worker coops as grounding a new 21st century socialism is presented
Dalai Lama on Trump, Brexit, and Women! R.I.P. Rip Torn ! The Mueller Report debunks RussiaGate! Special Guest: award winning journalist Aaron Mate! Phone calls from Liam Neeson, Chuck Schumer, Rick Perry, and Rip Torn!
Tim Reed is active with a number of protests, witnesses, and helping hands to those in pilgrimmage across the Mexico/USA border in the Las Cruces NM area. He is active with Oak Tree Project and NM CAF (Comunidades en Accin y de F), protested at Tornillo Dentention tent city, and sought communication with the authorities on the border.
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