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Listen 02:51 Hong Kong: Last week when she was covering the WTO meetings, Carolyn Crane made a quick trip to the Mong Kok shopping district. She sent us this postcard. 12-19-05
Listen n/a Hong Kong: Mai Po Nature Reserve Postcard
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12-19-05
Listen 14:00 6th WTO Hong Kong Ministerial: The protests in Hong Kong have gained world wide attention. Jose Bove, famed MacDonald's Basher, spoke with the press on Sunday, and other activists staged a solidarity vigil within the WTO. Carolyn Crane files this report. 12-18-05
Listen 10:00 6th WTO Hong Kong Ministerial: Saturday protest -- Saturday night's protests in Hong Kong are now making headlines throughout the world. Carolyn Crane was on the street in Wan Chai and files this report. 12-17-05
Listen 04:00 6th WTO Hong Kong Ministerial: Victoria Park Postcard -- A glimpse at Hong Kong's most popular park, which is home base to most visiting activists 12-17-05
Listen 13:23 6th WTO Hong Kong Ministerial: The World Trade Organization talks continue in Hong Kong, and a key component is the General Agreement on Trades and Services or GATS. As Carolyn Crane reports, an agreement on GATS would mandate global privatization of water, and leading progressives aren't standing for it.
Read more: www.ourworldisnotforsale.org
12-16-05
Listen 07:04 6th WTO Hong Kong Ministerial: Colin Rajah --- Hong Kong is known as a bastion of free trade and free passage through its borders. Visitors traveling with a valid passport do not necessarily require a Visa for instance, and when Carolyn Crane entered Hong Kong on Tuesday, she went through customs without any official touching her bags. But as she discovered when she met Colin Rajah, not all attending the WTO Ministerial have had the same experience. 12-15-05
Listen 16:12 6th WTO Hong Kong Ministerial: With three full days left in the talks at the 6th World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference, strain is clearly developing among the 150 participating nations. Carolyn Crane reports from Hong Kong 12-15-05
Listen 05:06 6th WTO Hong Kong Ministerial: Korean Peasants League Protests 12-14-05
Listen 26:47 Interview with Rita Golden Gelman, author of Tales of a Female Nomad
Rita's website: www.ritagoldengelman.com
12-01-05
Listen 19:43 Dr. Antonia Neubauer, founder and president of READ, on her program that builds libraries in Nepal
READ website: www.readnepal.org
09-29-05
Listen 11:00 Interview with Michael Downing, author of Spring Forward, a brief history of Daylight Savings Time
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04-04-05
Listen 15:00 Interview with Stirling Newberry, author of The Global Game of Chicken: The Dollar and the Euro. Newberry's editorial, Collision Course, appeared in Truthout 03-27-05
Listen 42:00 Interview with John Perkins, author of Confessions of an Economic Hitman
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02-07-05

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Read Lori Wallach of Public Citizen and Global Trade Watch on the outcome of the Dec. 2005 Hong Kong WTO Ministerial
Audio MP3 available at www.leftcoastradio.org/interviews.aspx
12-28-05
Read From Miami to Summertown--Reflections on the Globalization of Food -----

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