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June 23, 2013

A-Infos Radio Project: NSA Whistleblower Snowden escapes US dragnet, leaves Hong Kong, Segment 1

Source: global @ 19:55
On the 23ed of June, it was announced that NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden has escaped Hong Kong and US attempts to extradite him from there. Edward Snowden is the man who brought you the truth about the NSA reading your emails in their PRISM program, listening in on some of your phone calls, and collecting metadata about EVERY phone call you make and everything you do with Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Microsoft, and other US corporate Internet servers. On the 23ed of June, Mr Snowden left Hong Kong for Moscow, to head from there to maybe Iceland, maybe Ecuador according to the South China Morning Post, maybe Cuba or Venezuala according to Russian Interfax news. Needless to say, his enemies in the United States can forget about ever touching him in any of those countries. Obama and his cronies are so upset about this they are whining to Putin that this will damage relations between the US and Russia. So be it-do Russian citizens want the NSA listening in on their phone calls too? Snowden escaped to freedom just the Department of Injustice revealed a 3-count indictment with each count carrying a ten year prison term, just for telling the truth about how the National Security Agency is violating your rights. I wonder if Obama will now try to prosecute the New York Times for releasing a copy of these outrageous, previously sealed charges. Well Mr Snowden, you were smart for not trusting AmeriKKKan courts, and doubly smart for leaving that nest of angry hornets holding the bag after you told the truth about their snooping! This is WSQT Direct Action Radio, telling the Department of Injustice to take their crooked indictment of a good public servant and stick it where the sun doesn't shine!

A-Infos Radio Project: Central Virginia Legal Aid Radio Show: 6/5/13 - Fair Labor Standards Act, Segment 1

Source: global @ 19:52
AFL-CIO attorney Virginia Diamond explains your rights under the Fair Labor Standards Act – a federal law which sets strict rules about minimum wage, overtime pay, and pay for tipped employees. And during this week’s “New You Can Use,” we’ll tell you about an on-line system to apply for Medicaid and other public assistance, another benefit brought about by Obamacare.

A-Infos Radio Project: The Other Black Music: The Other Black Music June 23, 2013, Segment 1

Source: global @ 19:40
Broadcasting from WRIR-LP 97.3 FM and in Richmond, Virginia USA. "The Other Black Music" broadcast Black music ignored by other Richmond stations. Soul, Zydeco, Funk, Afro-Pop, Blues and more. Every other Sunday 3-5pm EST

Chicago: From The Trenches Radio for June: Glenn Greenwald in Chicago, corporatization of hip-hop music

Source: global @ 18:03

From The Trenches is the monthly radio program of the Chicago Independent Media Center.



Glenn Greenwald has dominated the news in June 2013 with his revelations of America's surveillance state. We'll hear a 2012 presentation by Glenn Greenwald in Chicago on the issue of domestic surveillance.


A-Infos Radio Project: Bobs Slacktime Funhouse: Rev. Susie's "Apocalypse, WHEN?!!", Segment 1

Source: global @ 16:25
No shit, Sherlock--and Armageddon fucking tired of waiting for it to happen! Yes! It's that time of year again, seekers--when we indulge ourselves of the masturbatory delights of envisioning total global annihilation! After surging through the gate so many times in the past, I felt burned out to the point that until yesterday, I was afraid this show was going to collapse like a shit soufflé...but suddenly it began to jell to a frightening consistency into a complete hellshow of appropriately apocalyptic proportions! The centerpiece is a piece of classic cold-war nuke-scare film called THIS IS NOT A TEST, a movie that takes place entirely on the side of a lonely California road in the dark. A fascist cop hears radio reports of the oncoming Rooskie missile strike and begins to stop traffic on this lonely stretch of highway, commandeering a semi and forcing the fearstruck citizens to hide out in it to protect them from the radiation. WHAT THE HELL...?! Add insane bits of Gary Busey from some cheesy xtian martyr-porn film TRIBULATION and throw in music by Happy Flowers, the Hair & Skin Trading Company, Chocolate USA, Sabaton, an *a capella* David Bowie doing the naked vocal track for "Under Pressure," Cristina complaining á la Peggy Lee, and Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds as they buttonhole Stang to "Call upon the Author to Explain," and we have nearly a solid hour of apeshit mindfuck material for our high holy holiday celebration! So, enjoy--and if you want to touch yourself while you listen...hell, I can't blame you. This subject hits us right in the lower chakras like a furred, lubed belt sander.

A-Infos Radio Project: Global A Go-Go: June 21, 2013, Segment 1

Source: global @ 16:09
Marseille looks across the Mediterranean; the 15th anniversary of Lounes Matoub's murder; Brazilian Afrobeat; Bollywood madness

A-Infos Radio Project: Radio Thrift Shop: Broadcast One Hundred Twenty Three, Segment 1

Source: global @ 15:50
Radio Thrift Shop is a low-tech, DIY, freeform celebration & exploration of music from the last century of recorded sound and music in all genres ... including 78s, reel to reels, cassettes, 8 tracks, vinyl records and even endangered cds. Each week I play an ecclectic blend of tunes released between 1900 (more or less) and next week. Radio Thrift Shop is music and culture in the spirit of free radio

A-Infos Radio Project: The Final Straw: Metal show for 06-23-2013, Segment 1

Source: global @ 15:47
This week's The Final Straw features metal and crust tracks from such projects as Woe, Agrion Splendens, and they eat their own god. Hope y'all enjoy! The playlist can be found here:

A-Infos Radio Project: Dung Mummy Radio on 06.20.13 halfmonk, Segment 1

Source: global @ 14:41
DMR 06 20 13 playlist Arrington de Dionyso "Mani Malaikat" from the album "Malaikat dan Singa" Karinding Attack "Maaf!" from the album "Gerbang Kerajaan Serigala" (obtained from the band) Amps for Christ "Native Chantz" from the LP "Amps for Christ/Woods split" Track 14 from the cd "Discover Indonesia" The Invisible Hands "Insect Dilemma/Disallowed"from the 7" Lichens "Jökla Tímabil" from the album "Litio Folk" Ak'chamel side A of the cassette "The Divine Vine Tapes" The Invisible Hands "Lili Twil"from the 7" Lichens "Jökla Tímabil" from the album "Litio Folk" .5mnk (halfmonk) live in studio Lichens "Jökla Tímabil" from the album "Litio Folk" G.E. Stinson + Nels Cline "Elevating Device" interview with G.E. Stinson selections from the cd "Shortwave Postcard" by G.E. Stinson and Alex de Grassi and the cd "Heart Cell Memory" by Devin Sarno & G.E. Stinson

A-Infos Radio Project: Radio Ecoshock Show: Start Something to Live For, Segment 1

Source: global @ 12:04
American author of Aquaponic Gardening Sylvia Bernstein on union of fish and veggies. Publisher of Mother Earth News Bryan Welch's optimism of doing. Canada's oil capital shut down.

June 17, 2013

'70s UK Gay News lives again, "gayest ever" Tonys, more news

Source: @ 16:58

This Way Out #1,316 Program Rundown:
Opening teases/theme music/intro continuity . . . . . . . . . . 1:10

SEGMENT #1 – "NewsWrap": Russia's parliament votes 436-0 to outlaw "propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations", which if eventually signed by President Vladimir Putin will effectively ban public expressions of support for LGBT rights across the country, a move swiftly condemned by global human rights groups; a few shirtless men who oppose already-enacted civil marriage equality disrupt the French Open tennis finals, but in a far more serious demonstration of growing homophobia in the country, 5 suspects with ties to an ultra-nationalist group face manslaughter charges in the brutal bashing murder in Paris of promising 18-year-old student and gay activist Clemenet Meric; after a 7-month delay while founder Sunil Pant and his Blue Diamond Society were ostensibly being investigated for corruption, Nepal's leading LGBT rights group finally gets its charity license renewed; U.S. professional basketball player Jason Collins stands "out" in Boston's annual LGBT Pride parade, record crowds celebrate Motor City Pride in downtown Detroit, and an estimated 400,000 hit the streets of West Hollywood for that city's annual festivities; partnered U.S. lesbian and gay military personnel will get some of the benefits of their heterosexual peers starting September 1st, and a New York Congressman pushes legislation to make the past sexuality-based dishonorable discharges of gays and lesbians honorable; and Britain's Prince Harry saves a military subordinate from an almost-certain gay bashing (written by GREG GORDON, produced by STEVE PRIDE, and reported this week by WENZEL JONES and MICHELLE-MARIE GILKESON) . . . . . . . 9:56

SEGMENT #2 – Billboard for the "Rainbow Minutes" and U.K. "Gay News" feature [:07] + Some have called the American Theatre Wing's 67th annual honors on June 9th "the gayest Tony Awards ever." The gala celebrated a Broadway season with an epic number of LGBT characters and openly gay actors. One notable winner was playwright and AIDS activist LARRY KRAMER, who accepted the Isabelle Stevenson Award for his humanitarian work, while the Tony for Best Actor in a Musical went to BILLY PORTER for his role in "Kinky Boots", the very queer tale of a failing shoe company that saves its soles with footwear for drag queens (with brief intro/outro music from "Lullaby of Broadway" performed by BETTE MIDLER) [3:49]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3:56

SEGMENT #3 – The importance of Pride Month is captured in a pair of "RAINBOW MINUTES", produced by JUDD PROCTOR & BRIAN BURNS at WRIR-FM in Richmond, Virginia: "Gay Pride Events Worldwide", read by NANCY WALDO, and "A Rainbow From Sea to Sea", read by Richmond City Councilman CHARLES SAMUELS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2:14

SEGMENT #4 – What was loved and hated and read all over? When it hit the streets in 1972, "GAY NEWS" was the first national LGBT newspaper in BRITAIN, and it remained a lively and sometimes controversial presence for a decade. Now forty years later, "Gay News" Features Editor KEITH HOWES is bringing the paper's politics, celebrities and music back to life in a YouTube series that recalls the sense of community that the paper helped build. Howes, who now lives in SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, told "This Way Out" correspondent BARRY McKAY about the project (with snippets from the paper's interviews with comedian Barry Humphries as DAME EDNA EVERAGE and artist DAVID HOCKNEY). . . . 10:10
[Search YouTube or Google for Gay News UK Keith Howes]

Closing Credits/continuity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1:33

TOTAL PROGRAM TIME. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28:59

June 12, 2013

Programa 116 Hijos de la Tierra

Source: @ 23:22

A Presentacion - Cancion Gente que No de Todos tus Muertos
B Nestle y los neoliberales- Talamontes en Milpa Alta -
Cancion Cheran de AHO Colectivo
C Urbanismo Salvaje y especulación por el territorio -
Techos de carton
D Audio de Radio teocelo sobre la resistencia contra las represas-
Info de Temaca - Cancion Yaku canto
E Altos costos del Cambio Climatico - Armas y represas en Zongolica
F Comunicado del Consejo Regional Wixarica en Defensa de
Wirikuta Cancion
G Pat Mooney en México y los transgenicos

June 10, 2013

Until All Are Free: Environmental political prisoners

Source: @ 16:50

This radio documentary covers the cases of environmental political prisoners Eric McDavid and Marie Mason, who are both serving sentences of around 20 years in prison in the US. We look at why these two are considered to be political prisoners and the movement of prisoner solidarity around the world. We explore the significance of these cases from a global perspective and talk about June 11th, the international day of solidarity with Eric and Marie.
Former earth liberation political prisoner, Jeff Luers shares his story. Author of Green is the New Red, Will Potter, shares his insights into the international implicaitons of these cases. Jenny from Sacramento Prisoner Support discusses Eric McDavid's case and Peter from Support Marie Mason talks about Marie Mason's case. The show is hosted by Australian forest activist Miranda Gibson, who brings her personal perspective on the role of prisoner solidarity in the environment movement.

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This Way Out: SCOTUS v sodomy 2003, and this week's global LGBT news

Source: @ 15:59

The lyrics in the Romanovsky & Phillips "Sodomy Song" in our 2003 SCOTUS ruling flashback include:
"Only an asshole would care what goes into our assholes and who puts it there."
This line is heard in the transition music at about 3:54 into the segment, and again in the segment outro music at about 14:28.
This Way Out #1,315 Program Rundown:
[Note unusual musical beginning this week:]
"Life Song" by MASON WILLIAMS [:26], segues directly to
Opening teases/theme music/intro continuity [1:10]. . . . . . . 1:36

SEGMENT #1 – "NewsWrap": Overwhelming approval in Britain's House of Lords of the "Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill" in its second reading, following full approval in the House of Commons, all but assures its ultimate passage, so the Church of England abandons its efforts to defeat the measure and says it will now work to "improve it"; the 4-million-member Evangelical Lutheran Church in America elects Reverend Dr. R. Guy Erwin of Southern California as its first openly gay and first Native American bishop; Germany's highest court rules that tax laws that treat same-gender couples unequally are unconstitutional; Changsha, a city in central China's Henan province, hosts about 80 brave activists at what organizers call the largest-ever public demonstration for LGBT rights in the country's history; more than a million people celebrate in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo at what's billed as the world's largest LGBT Pride event, while supportive Mormons and unauthorized uniformed Boy Scouts highlight the annual Pride march in Salt Lake City, Utah; record crowds celebrate Pride in Tel Aviv, while speakers reflect on the breaking news of arrests in the horrific 2009 shooting spree at the Israeli city's LGBT center; and 59-year-old Mexican soap star Sebastian Ligarde tells a national magazine that "I'm gay, and I say this with pride" (written by GREG GORDON, produced by STEVE PRIDE, and reported this week by MICHELLE-MARIE GILKESON and CHARLIE BAUER) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:23

SEGMENT #2 – The U.S. SUPREME COURT is expected to hand down its marriage equality rulings sometime this month on California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act. It will be exactly 10 years since the high court's last landmark LGBT rights decision found state sodomy laws to be unconstitutional. While people on both sides of the marriage equality issue anxiously await word on the next landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling, we celebrate the 10-year anniversary of LAWRENCE V. TEXAS with a look back at our coverage of that historic day: excerpts from "NewsWrap" on the "This Way Out" program of 6/30/03, anchored by CINDY FRIEDMAN and CHRISTOPHER GAAL: In the case of "Lawrence vs. Texas", the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down "demeaning" state sodomy laws that criminalize private consensual adult same-gender sex, emphatically reversing the Court's 1986 "Bowers vs. Hardwick" decision that had upheld Georgia's since-repealed sodomy ban; quoting from Justice Anthony Kennedy's majority opinion, a dissenting opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia, and some of the predictive implications of the ruling's especially bold language on such issues as marriage equality. The high court decision had queer activists rejoicing at pre-planned rallies and impromptu street parties across the country, and left the Religious Right reeling, as reported by DAVID TAFFET in Dallas [with thanks to Geoff Staples at], BRYAN GOEBEL in San Francisco, and JD DOYLE in Houston, and with comments by -- "in order of appearance" -- Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Legal Director and lead attorney in the case RUTH HARLOW; Dallas Gay & Lesbian Alliance President ROGER WEDELL; PETER SPRIGG of the Family Research Council, ROBERT KNIGHT of the Culture and Family Institute, National Clergy Council President REV. ROB SCHENCK and televangelist REV. JERRY FALWELL; KATE KENDALL of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, JENNIFER PIZER of the San Francisco-area Lambda Legal office, and openly-gay San Francisco Supervisor TOM AMMIANO; litigants JOHN LAWRENCE and TYRON GARNER and their local attorney MITCHELL KATINE, and long time Houston activist RAY HILL; plus a closing thought by San Diego-based queer journalist REX WOCKNER; with transition music from "Battle Hymn of the Republic" performed by ELVIS PRESLEY and "God Bless America" performed by KATE SMITH, and transition/outro music from "The Sodomy Song" by ROMANOVSKY & PHILLIPS . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15:32

Closing Credits/continuity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1:27

TOTAL PROGRAM TIME. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28:58

June 4, 2013

YouthSpeaksOut! on "Marijuana and the Adolescent Brain"

Source: @ 13:49

Educator/counselor Ralph Cantor led a public forum on "Marijuana and the adolescent brain" in Laytonville last week. It was amazing. This Sundays YouthSpeaksOut! will feature Ralph being interviewed by two Laytonville High students before the presentation. Really worth listening to.
As is his public presentation at our website
Contact Dan Roberts at to get CDs of this or other YouthSpeaksOut programs.
"This Sunday at 3pm on YSO- Ralph Cantor, Marijuana and the Adolescent Brain. "It's not laden with opinion and judgement and morality and everything, it's just the way the drug works. I was so sad to hear this kid say "this is the way I take, this is my medicine." You know I'm not anti-marijuana at all, the thing about it for me though is I really make a distinction between an adolescent brain and an adult brain."
FurthuR! Dan
Dan Roberts
Shortwave Report-

June 3, 2013

This Way Out: No CA BSA BS, the Union Cup in Bristol, and more!

Source: @ 16:12

This Way Out #13,14 Program Rundown:
Opening teases/theme music/intro continuity . . . . . . . . . . 1:14

SEGMENT #1 – "NewsWrap": Nigeria legislators pass what could be the most draconian anti-LGBT laws in Africa – if not the world; the first gay couple legally weds in France, but violent opposition continues; there'll be no marriage equality vote in Australia on June 6th as expected, and the Illinois House ends its spring session without voting on a bill that had been expected to make it the 13th U.S. state with marriage equality [with brief comment by sponsoring lawmaker GREG HARRIS]; 400 would-be brides and grooms march for equality in conservative Croatia, Kyiv hosts prominent foreigners and brave local souls at the first-ever Pride parade in the Ukraine, dozens of arrests mark unsanctioned rallies for LGBT rights in Moscow, and a small demonstration in neighboring Georgia demands the prosecution of those responsible for leading the violent disruption of a small LGBT rights rally in Tblisi in mid-May by tens of thousands of ultra-conservative religious fundamentalists; Jallen Messersmith becomes the first still-playing mens college basketball player in America to come out, and formerly retired but newly-acquired L.A. Galaxy Major League Soccer player Robbie Rogers becomes the first openly gay man to play in a professional U.S. team sport [with brief stadium introduction] (written by GREG GORDON, produced by STEVE PRIDE, and reported this week by JASON PROCTOR and TANYA KANE-PARRY) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:08

SEGMENT #2 – Billboard for Union Cup/Bristol report [:05] + Fallout continues following the BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA's decision to end its ban on gay members, but not on LGBT leaders. The AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION's BRYAN FISCHER relished the opportunity for unrestrained, irrational ranting [2:05] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2:10

SEGMENT #3 – CALIFORNIA STATE SENATOR RICARDO LARA offers rational arguments in asking fellow lawmakers for their support of his bill to deny tax-exempt status to the Boy Scouts and any other youth group that discriminates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:53

SEGMENT #4 – "TWO" I.D. by "Noah's Arc" star DARRYL STEPHENS [:11] + Amateur gay rugby teams from all over Europe come together every two years for The Union Cup. The U.K.’s BRISTOL Bisons hosted the fifth tournament in mid-May. "ShoutOut" program host MARY MILTON, along with her BCFM compatriots CHERYL MORGAN, NATALIE NEWBURY and PAUL DAVIS, were on the pitch [6:44]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:55

Closing Credits/continuity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1:34

TOTAL PROGRAM TIME. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28:54

June 1, 2013

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