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- 03 / 05 / 03 -

The first show in two weeks, an arrest at a mall involving a peace t-shirt, Emmanuel demonstrates a conference call service that can create feedback, the alert condition returns to yellow, a strange plane appears over the city of Bloomington, Venezuela's clocks run slow because of power problems, Jim arrives late, a mystery involving a videotape from the doomed Columbia space shuttle mission, last week's fundraiser brought in just under $5000, listener comments on the Neverlost system, WBAI introduces a new website, a follow-up on the typo discovered last week at ready.gov, Seraf reports on the CAPPS 2 system, an attempt to ask Delta about their monitoring policy, a call to the TSA, the perils of traveling with large amounts of money, a Scottish student turns in a paper written entirely in "texting" language, a bug in Sendmail is somehow dealt with by the Department of Homeland Security, a call from a SEPTA employee, the potential of other stations simulcasting the show, more information on the peace shirt incident, the question of whether or not a mall should be considered private property, a call to action against Delta, various websites are redirected by the U.S. government, a visit to stolemy.com, more info on Delta, a reminder about 2600 meetings.

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March 5
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- 03 / 12 / 03 -

Geoff is on from San Diego, Emmanuel calls various AT&T foreign language services, Geoff has an adventure with the TSA while flying, more discussion of the Delta passenger surveillance system, how it's possible to lose large amounts of money to the government even when no crime has been committed, Japanese bank cards are defrauded, the transit rates in New York are substantially hiked as of May, Emmanuel has a theory on what might happen to old Fun Passes when the rates change, a call to the MTA to settle the question, Mike gets an excessive bill for text messages on his Sprint phone, a test of a button on the console to mute output to the phone, callers have more airport stories, a caller who works in airport security shares some facts, a fundraiser is upcoming on next week's "Off The Wall."

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March 12
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- 03 / 19 / 03 -

The final hour of the countdown to war, what the upcoming war will mean to the program and the station, a sense of occupation in New York, an encounter with the military in the subway, Bernie observes changes in Philadelphia, the oddness of Bush's ultimatum to Iraq, Emmanuel admits that there was indeed a difference between Bush and Gore, an antiwar march is planned for Saturday in New York, the alert system is now at "Orange Plus," what could happen under a "Red" condition, Operation Atlas is implemented in New York at a cost of $5 million a week, some of the increased security measures now in effect, questions as to what the National Guard can do, the United States is caught spying on various allies, why a quick victory wouldn't solve anything, a key bit of evidence against Iraq is found to be an obvious forgery, some Iraqi citizens in the United States are being detained, a way to receive CBC Newsworld over the net, an airline passenger has a nasty note inserted into his luggage by airport security, an example of the bias of CNN, an update on CAPPS 2, how the concept of cyberterrorism has been exaggerated, Iraq's top level domain, information on where to get shortwave radios, some shortwave radio frequencies, Geoff describes what happened when he tried to take a picture of Bernie being searched at an airport, a listener has a story about a mural downtown, a parody of ready.gov.

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- 03 / 26 / 03 -

End theme missing from Free Speech Radio News, a special two hour edition of the show as the war continues, the up close coverage of the mass media, how the war is being treated more like a football game, some of the alternative coverage that's available, trouble reaching Bernie, the various slogans of the media, how the international feed of CNN is much more intelligent than the domestic one, the call for hackers to join in the war, memories of the spy plane incident in China, bias in the mainstream against Arab reporters, Al Jazeera is taken off the net by unknown parties, how people can see the video that's not being shown in the United States, ways that Al Jazeera can be received, what kind of information can be received on shortwave, CNN is kicked out of Baghdad, a reporter from Free Speech TV is given substantial time on CNN, differences in coverage between BBC and CNN, info on WorldLink TV, how particular news stories are censored, the antiwar stance of the Daily Mirror in London, changes in the domestic scene, the distinction between war and terrorism, a large military presence in the Union Square station in New York, speculation on how many people attended the march on Saturday, Emmanuel's "The War" stickers from 1991, a Free Speech Radio News update, the logo of a military unit is dominant on CNN's screen, rules of war, the issue of denial of service attacks, Mike tells of problems Indymedia is having with massive traffic, differences between the march on Saturday and the demonstration on February 15, how things changed on Saturday after the permit expired, Mike talks about attacks on members of the crowd by police, an example of dialogue between police and demonstrators, MTV refuses to air any antiwar spots, how mainstream views aren't subjected to the same scrutiny, comments on Michael Moore's statement during the Academy Awards, a full reading of his words, pro-war demonstrations being organized by ClearChannel, Emmanuel gets an ACLU card, how BBC America is being destroyed by the Discovery networks, the importance of getting alternative news to the American populace, how to stream Al Jazeera. This show is in two parts.

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March 26

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