Uruguay: Pirate Radio

In a long, thoughtful post by Anarchogeek on the future of radio, he links to a pirate radio station which is broadcasted from a poor neighborhood in Montevideo, Urugay. “The station has music, radio theater, locally produced programs, international politics, and covers local events for the community and is a major force for bottom up social organization and community events in a poor and violence plagued neighborhood. The station streams over the net, some of the time, so that former residents of the bario can listen and keep in touch with home even though they were forced to become economic migrants in Brazil, the US, and Europe.”

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