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  • Paperback: 212 pages
  • Publisher: AK Press; First Edition edition (1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1873176996
  • ISBN-13: 978-1873176993
  • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,401,647 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Penny Little on April 9, 2000
Format: Paperback
This book is not only about the free radio movement but about how the media has been hijacked from the people by multi-national corporations whose interests are profit, control and homogenization. Communities are left in the lurch without a voice and the FCC is a pawn of the elite and big media. Since the media reflects the political viewpoints of the boards of directors of the few massive conglomerates who control over 90 percent of the air waves, the free radio movement is extremely important for the cause of free speech and democracy.
This book documents the history of the free radio movement through essays by different people involved in the movement. Ron Sakolsky (Co-conspirator with Mbanna Kantako) and Stephen Dunifer (founder of Free Radio Berkeley), contribute articles as well as edit this collection. There are interviews with Mbanna Kantako who began Human Rights Radio in the housing projects of Springfield, Illinois, Lee Ballinger, Jon Bekken, Ricardo Omar Elizalde, Lorenzo Ervin, Charles Fairchild, Paul Griffin, Jerry Landay, and many others.
The last chapter is devoted to starting your own low-watt or micro power radio and how to deal with legal questions. In light of the recent decisions in the courts, we may be hearing more about micro powered stations in communities in the near future.
I read this book from top to bottom and think it is a valuable contribution to raising the awareness of the people to the appalling everyday reality all over the world, the manipulation, censorship, and distortion of the opinions, news, activities of the mainstream, and yet in some way giving hope through the actions of doing something constructive. Highly recommend this book for anyone interested in radio, the media, and free speech.
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