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This is the only daily half-hour progressive radio newscast in the U.S. It supports peace and social justice and emphasizes decentralized production, and the collective input of Pacifica stations, affiliates and other community media.
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Berkeley, CA

Networks:

Pacifica

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This is the only daily half-hour progressive radio newscast in the U.S. It supports peace and social justice and emphasizes decentralized production, and the collective input of Pacifica stations, affiliates and other community media.

Twitter:

@FSRN

Language:

English

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P.O. Box 381 Toledo, OR 97391 510-931-5775


Episodes

Renewed violence against Myanmar’s Rohingya; villages erased by fire

12/16/2016
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Tens of thousands of people have fled Myanmar’s Rakhine State after renewed violence in the region. According to Human Rights Watch, entire villages have been erased by fire in recent weeks – fires they...

Duration:00:05:22

State and local level officials prepare to stand up to Trump on climate issues

12/15/2016
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This week, president-elect Donald Trump added three more names to his passel of fossil fuel hawks nominated for cabinet positions. Joining Oklahoma Attorney General and climate change denier Scott Pruitt – named for the...

Duration:00:04:34

Eastern Aleppo evacuation deal on again, off again; bombs backdrop in farewell videos

12/14/2016
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The world watches online as the Syrian government forces led by Bashar Al Assad carries out what appears to be an irreversible takeover of the rebel held areas of what was once Syria’s largest...

Duration:00:03:39

Brazil amends constitution to place cap on public spending for 20 years

12/14/2016
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Brazil’s Senate approved a constitutional amendment Tuesday that establishes a cap on public spending, effectively freezing health and education spending for the next 20 years. Brazil’s government – which took power six months ago...

Duration:00:01:35

Wisconsin finishes ballot recount: no significant change

12/13/2016
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Jill Stein’s three-state recount push is all but over, and the Green Party’s 2016 candidate for president said Tuesday that any funds left over will be donated to groups working for electoral reform and...

Duration:00:03:51

Restrictive voting laws in U.S. don’t match data on actual cases of voter fraud

12/13/2016
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Top Democrats in Congress called on their GOP counterparts Tuesday to make ensure a probe of Russian influence on the U.S. presidential election is bipartisan, comprehensive and not “restricted by jurisdictional lines.” President Obama...

Duration:00:06:55

Refugees detained on Manus Island worry about fate of U.S. resettlement deal

12/12/2016
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Many people across the United States are deeply uncertain about their fate after president-elect Donald Trump takes office, particularly undocumented immigrants. That uncertainty isn’t limited to immigrants inside the U.S. – it extends beyond...

Duration:00:05:33

FSRN Weekly Edition – December 9, 2016

12/9/2016
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No court ruling for Dakota Access; Missouri River crossing still stalled Portland approves tax hike for corporations based on CEO pay disparities Los Angeles to enact ‘ban the box’ ordinance for public and private...

Duration:00:28:56

Foreign trawlers devastate fisheries in Cameroon, navy deployed to seize illegal vessels

12/9/2016
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The West African nation of Cameroon is experiencing a steep drop in wild fish stocks. Local communities that depend on coastal fisheries say foreign vessels, many of them Chinese in origin, are illegally trawling...

Duration:00:03:38

Portland approves tax hike for corporations based on CEO pay disparities

12/8/2016
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President-elect Donald Trump today announced his pick for Secretary of Labor – Andrew Puzder, CEO of the company that owns the Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. fast-food chains. Puzder opposes significant increases in minimum wage...

Duration:00:01:22

Los Angeles to enact ‘ban the box’ ordinance for public and private sector jobs

12/8/2016
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Nearly one in three working age adults in the U.S. have some type of criminal record – and that legal status shuts out millions of job-seeking Americans who must reveal their status on employment applications. But...

Duration:00:05:50

Mexico considers legislation to permanently grant extraordinary policing and surveillance powers to the military

12/7/2016
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This week marks 10 years since Mexico’s former president Felipe Calderon militarized the so-called war on drugs by first deploying troops to carry out law enforcement duties in his home state. Since then tens...

Duration:00:04:59

Work continues to restore link between California’s San Joaquin River and Pacific Ocean

12/6/2016
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Work is continuing to re-connect one of California’s longest rivers to the Pacific Ocean. Dams and levees built in the early 20th century have kept the San Joaquin River in the Central Valley from...

Duration:00:04:58

DAPL opponents cautiously optimistic after Army Corps denies easement

12/5/2016
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The company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline says they have no intention of rerouting, despite the Army Corps of Engineer’s refusal to grant an easement required to bore beneath the Missouri River near the...

Duration:00:04:09

Street Beat: Voices from the Oceti Sakowin camp

12/5/2016
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The Army Corps of Engineers’ denial of a key permit to the company behind the Dakota Access pipeline has been hailed as a victory for the Standing Rock Sioux and for the thousands of...

Duration:00:05:37

FSRN Weekly Edition – December 2, 2016

12/2/2016
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U.S. military veterans self-deploy to construction site of controversial pipeline Standing Rock Sioux invoke treaty terms in response to notice to vacate riverfront camp First Nations Treaty Alliance says newly-approved tar sands pipelines will...

Duration:00:28:56

Wisconsin recount underway; Michigan and Pennsylvania still up in the air

12/2/2016
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Election officials in Wisconsin kicked off a statewide recount of ballots cast in the presidential election Thursday. The recount was triggered by a petition from Green Party candidate Jill Stein. FSRN’s Nell Abram has...

Duration:00:02:38

U.S. military veterans self-deploy to construction site of controversial pipeline

12/2/2016
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Hundreds of U.S. military veterans are beginning to arrive at the Oceti Sakowin encampment near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. Nell Abram has more. Download Audio The veterans plan to act as human shields...

Duration:00:02:02

Cuba observes nine days of mourning after death of longtime leader Fidel Castro

12/2/2016
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Cuba is holding nine days of mourning over the death of Cuban Revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, who passed away on November 25 at the age of 90. A global symbol of revolutionary socialism, he...

Duration:00:03:32

First Nations Treaty Alliance says newly-approved tar sands pipelines will not be built

12/1/2016
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Despite widespread opposition to the expansion of tar sands infrastructure in Canada, the country’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau approved two massive energy projects this week. If built, the expansion of the Kinder Morgan Trans...

Duration:00:08:32