[diggers350] WTO action - radio broadcasts
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Sat Oct 9 18:01:26 BST 1999
> Date: Ven. 8 Oct. 1999 01:13:30
> From: mc
> To: icc; caravan99
> Subject: [caravan99] fwd from usa
> Please excuse any cross postings:
> YOU CAN HELP
> STOP CORPORATE GLOBALIZATION.
> Be part of the campaign to spread information about
> the World Trade Organization and people^Òs resistance
> to it. Help get the "WORLD TRADE WATCH" radio series
> on your local radio station, (micro, macro, or shortwave.)
> Let people know it can also be heard on the Internet and
> tape recorded off of the internet..
> Contact us to find out how: (510) 251-1077
> email wtw at radioproject.org
> Listen to a demo tape at websites below.
> Norman Solomon and Julie Light will co-host
> LIVE RADIO BROADCASTS from
> THE WORLD TRADE SUMMIT
> November 29-Dec. 3, 1999
> World Trade Watch will analyze the official proceedings
> and air the voices of international organizers
> who will converge on the WTO meetings in Seattle.
> Trade has become the driving force in
> international politics.
> 135 governments make up the
> World Trade Organization,
> yet transnational corporations
> increasingly influence and benefit from
> international trade policy.
> People from around the world are responding.
> Critics of the WTO will be conducting teach-ins,
> strategy sessions, and massive demonstrations.
> This unprecedented gathering will bring together farmers
> from India, trade activists from Ghana, peasants from
> Chiapas, labor organizers, environmentalists, and
> social justice advocates from across the US and around
> the world. World Trade Watch will air the voices that Corporate
> owned media will not.
> Programs are suitable for immediate broadcast or tape delay,
> and are free to non-commercial stations.
> Co-Produced by the National Radio Project www.radioproject.org
> Transnational Resource and Action Center/Corporate Watch
> www.corpwatch.org , and the Institute for Public Accuracy
> "This is the New World Order^Òs" assault on democracy...
> local legislation can be nullified because a secret trade
> tribunal says so^Å.
> -- US Congressperson George Miller
> One-hour daily live broadcasts from the World Trade
> Organization Meetings & Mobilizations
> November 29 through Dec. 3
> THERE ARE SEVERAL WAYS TO GET THE SERIES:
> Live uplink from KUOW Seattle
> A67.7 on the public radio satellite
> 13:00-13:59 ET
> INTERNET BROADCAST QUALITY
> Go to www.radioproject.org
> There^Òs a downloadable version of the programs
> in MPEG format. See the site for software and
> instructions. Winamp is necessary for playback.
> In order to take full advantage of MPEG quality
> a professional sound card is required. This is great for
> stations who don^Òt have a sat. downlink. Let^Òs teach ^Ñem how!
> If you^Òre not already geared up to take broadcast quality
> sound off the Internet, it^Òs not that hard -- call us.
> INTERNET FOR PERSONAL LISTENING
> You can get the WTO series audio in RealAudio format
> (not broadcast quality) at the Transnational Resource and
> Action Center/Corporate Watch website www.corpwatch.org,
> or the National Radio Project web site, www.radioproject.org
> RealPlayer is required for playback. Visit the sites for software and
> We^Òd like to hear from you Call us for more information
> on Internet availability and other questions about the series and
> how YOU CAN HELP GET THIS IMPORTANT INFORMATION
> HEARD IN YOUR TOWN & AROUND THE WORLD.
> Contact us (510) 251-1077
> email wtw at radioproject.org
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