Nicole - Run With The Wind (Bristol Rugby World Cup Song)
Jus Now - Tun Up Ft. Bunji Garlin
Javeon - Lovesong
The Other Tribe - My Girl
Dr Meaker - Don't Think It's Love Ft. Romaine Smith
K*Ners - Lion's Den Ft.
Carasel - Hey Girl Ft. Dynamite & Stamina MC
RapStar Harts - No Sunshine Ft. Darren Flynn
D-Jukes - Good Time
Makala Cheung - Bristol Beat
Pine - I Believe
B-Dee - Here I Go
Second hour: Round up of international news stories with Martin Summers. Nairobi Westgate terror attack and is the ‘White Widow’ a ‘Red Herring’?; Syria and Chapter 7 at the United Nations Security Council. British MoD says more use of contractors and drones will make it easier to ‘sell’ wars to the public. 9/11 The New Evidence author & www.Reinvestigate911.org Ian Henshall on latest revelations about the 2001 9/11 attacks; revelation an anti-hijack exercise was running on 9/11. Fallout from the Jimmy Savile scandal and the Interview with Sarah Goodley and the child abuse support network based near Mablethorpe in Lincolnshire. www.Birth4Life.co.uk – or firstname.lastname@example.org email Sarah here. Arbeit Macht Frei, that’s Nazi language for Work Makes You Free – now where have we heard that before? So say the Tory party as they prepare to force the jobless to work for nothing. More this week on the dirty deals done with the Nazis at the end of World War Two. Specifically Churchill’s personal assistant – MI6 liaison and all round man of Mystery Desmond Morton.Former chief historian at the Foreign Office Gill Bennett, author of ‘Desmond Morton, Churchill’s Man of Mystery’ discusses Morton’s job on the Tripartite Nazi Gold Commission after World War Two. Was he there to cover up his own operation with Martin Bormann to steal the Nazis looted wealth of WW2? 1991 clip of former Labour leader John Smith in the House of Commons on Tory claims that Labour were ‘exaggerating’ when accusing the them of planning to put up VAT.
First hour: News review with LibDem councillor for Hengrove, Sylvia Doubell. Stories covered: how planning is dealt with in the council; Ed Milliband faces £1m hole as unions cut labour funds; Nick Gargan, Chief Constable of Avon and Somerset Police, says officers with criminal charges will be identified; Unions strike in defiance of the Lobbying Bill – favours those with money; Bristol’s ‘Working Party’ (an all party group set up by the mayor), says the councils bedroom tax policy not sustainable; will Labour repeal the bedroom tax?; national debt goes up 7.5% in a year – what are the cuts for?; real wages are going down; a former Desert Rat left lying on floor of flat for two days as daily checks on him cut; Universal Credit shambles.
Second hour: Interview with Kevin Hepworth, Remploy Lead Officer at UNITE the Union. Thousands of disabled workers sacked by ConDem Coalition Government across UK at Remploy – costing not saving taxpayers’ money. Heartbreaking interview about bullying of disabled people by ConDem Coalition government – again for twisted ideological reasons, not financial. Also crooked financial services firm KPMG crops up again having prepared the ‘business case’ to close Remploy. Discussion on Syria at the G20 summit in St. Petersburg in Russia with Martin Summers: will US attack Syria over alleged chemical weapons attack? Clips of John Kerry and Putin. Clip of Ken O’Keefe, former US marine, on political deception used for US and financial elites to gain totalitarian political control of vast areas of the planet. Clips from 2008 BBC Radio 4 ‘Document’ programme: Nazis in Argentina, produced/presented by Mike Thompson about Hitler’s secretary Martin Bormann creating a ‘Fourth Reich’ in South America. Escape routes given to Nazi war criminals, so-called Black Monks, by the founder of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Albert Plesman.
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First hour: news review with Labour Councillor for Southmead Jenny Smith. saving Charlton Common, in between Filton and Southmead, Bristol; the ‘Bedroom Tax’ is causing misery and forcing housing benefit up; child poverty is going up, and macro-economics related to this, sack present bank directors, new managers for Britain’s banks; Syria, Britain’s decision not to attack, and who was behind the chemical attack? The Somerset badger cull and the police shooting ranged being torched by anarchists or possibly agents-provocateurs?
First hour: news review with Councillor for Westbury-On-Trym and Deputy Mayor of Bristol Geoff Gollop. Geoff’s recent visit to Cuba and Geoff explores the pros and cons of life under communist Fidel Castro. After Libor, Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) fraud and Interest Rate Swap fraud this week we have ‘mis-sold’ fraudulent credit card insurance (CPP), more fraud from the banks; July 2013 figures out and deficit is going up, even with all the cuts, and an in-depth clear discussion on how this has impacted the bottom line, the national debt approaches £1.2tn and how all this impacts the real rather than the casino economy; Soldier ‘N’s letter at former soldier Danny Nightingale’s court Marshal claiming the SAS were involved in the assassination of Princess Diana in 1997. Danny Nightingale was keeping a firearm and ammunition but has has his former housemate ‘Soldier N’ simply lost the plot? Petition launched, aimed at Bristol Mayor George Ferguson, to close all strip clubs and lapdancing clubs in Bristol; Guardian: NSA pays £100m in secret funding for GCHQ. Secret payments revealed in leaks by Edward Snowden. GCHQ expected to ‘pull its weight’ for Americans. Weaker regulation of British spies ‘a selling point’ for NSA. Investigative journalist Duncan Campbell on his prosecution by the secret state and GCHQ in the 1980s and his BBC Zircon film which showed GCHQ had been hiding expenditure from parliament. He suggests too that Michael Miranda’s arrest under Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act was nothing whatever to do with terrorism, that GCHQ are afraid of public and parliamentary scrutiny, they might be caught out bluffing and deceiving parliament that they needed £1bn of public money when they didn’t at all, so is history repeating itself?
Banned – English Language Iranian Channel Press TV were spuriously banned by UK’s Ofcom in January 2012 now Google have blocked new uploads to Press TV’s YouTube channel effectively censoring the channel in the UK
First hour: news review concentrating on Bristol, Kingswood and South Gloucestershire Youth Services and the NHS with Labour Councillor for Hartcliffe, Derek Pickup. Cuts to youth services in the city and the macroeconomics; NHS 111 service a ‘costly disastrous reorganisation of the NHS’ and Channel 4 Dispatches undercover filming at Bristol’s private contractor ‘Harmoni’; victory for local NHS campaigners: Jeremy Hunt, Health Secretary, has broken the law, loses court case on closing services, including A&E, at Lewisham hospital; private hospital in Stevenage, owned by Carillion, is sold back to the NHS due to incompetence; Money Advice Service survey shows over half of Britons are living over the financial edge, income does not cover outgoings; State owned bailed out bank RBS makes £1.4bn profits, and Lloyds £2.1bn but are these banking fairyland figures like back in 2007/2008? QE and fraud propping up an asset bubble; artificially inflated asset prices, Chairman of Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) Sir Ian Andrews, who refused to reveal the names of criminal blue chip companies and celebrities doing ‘hacking’ and ‘blagging’, resigns because he failed to declare his personal interest in a private investigation company; a government bee ‘expert’ has taken job with Syngenta who manufactures neo-nicotinides that are killing bees; the BBC discussed.
Second hour: Round up of international stories with Martin Summers. Stories covered: Bradley Manning & Edward Snowden with clip of Daniel Ellsberg; the NSA, GCHQ and private security; Press TV YouTube channel banned after Ofcom banned in Britain; prison breaks in Libya and Pakistan; documents reveal £400m arms deal with Libya to let Lockerbie bomber free, a distraction from Magrahi appeal where CIA were going to be implicated; Israel strikes on Russian ships in Syria; Pentagon incredulous at MoD proposing to privatise procurement at Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) to BAe and Serco at Filton, Firms bidding to award MoD contracts already work for the department they would take over. David Powell from Friends Of The Earth discusses Fracking in at Balcombe in Sussex and on the Mendips in Somerset – Cuadrilla & big energy companies such as Centrica poisoning the countryside and us all, flying in the face of basic common sense and democracy. Oil and energy firms manipulating oil markets to get NATO zone populations dependent on oil and the taxation it brings in to the Treasury
The Government has issued more than 3,000 export licences for military and intelligence equipment worth a total of £12.3bn to countries which are on its own official list for human rights abuses
First hour: news review with Labour Deputy Leader Ron Stone. Clifton lido is too exclusive and expensive so we have to go to Portishead, Cirencester or Street to swim in an outdoor pool, why no outdoor swimming pool in Bristol? Litany of failure of Bristol’s privatised waste contractor May Gurney, who have gone bust and been bought up by health and safety cheats and blacklisters Kier Group. The Bristolian reports that local MP Jack Lopresti’s brother Giovanni used to work for the Council and awarded the May Gurney contract. He has now, they say, got a job working for May Gurney and Kier Group. With the royal baby due any time now, the royal family is discussed, including a voxpop; Prince Charles criticised again, this time on three fronts, abusing his power by vetoing laws he doesn’t like, stopping the release of his ‘black spider’ letters to government ministers under freedom of information requests and dodging taxation of his massive Duchy of Cornwall corporation which he says is not a corporation but an ‘estate’. The bedroom tax is going to increase public expenditure as 8 out of 10 people evicted will have to move to more expensive private rented accommodation; Arch law-breaking lobbyist Lord Bell and Conservative MP Dr Sarah Wollaston on the power of lobbyists, Tuesday’s Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis even saying “we have one of the cleanest political systems in the world” wishful thinking Emily; Lynton Crosby scandal, BBC news telling the public shale gas is extracted by injecting ‘water’ into the ground; KPMG ‘volunteers’ saving the BBC and Matt Payne at Bristol City Council money? but what is their motive? Newport Labour MP Paul Flynn in PMQ on the PMs inability to answer questions; No longer any rule of law in UK? Hacking cover up scandal as police refuse to name blue chip companies who used corrupt private investigators; weapons sales to human rights abusing regimes approved by government. Britain approving thousands of arms sales contracts to human rights abusing regimes: Blood money: UK’s £12.3bn arms sales to repressive states. Government approves thousands of deals with states it condemns for human rights abuses
Second hour: Tony Crofts launches AEOB Against Empty Office Buildings, an investment to build social housing in Whitehall Road. Tony Crofts, from Action Against Empty Office Buildings (AEOB), and Ron Stone discuss the potential of turning the 60 acres of empty office space in Bristol into housing, as has already been achieved in Manchester and Birmingham. www.AEOBhousepeople.org.uk. Round up of international news stories with Martin Summers: an update on Edward Snowden and spying generally Joint Intelligence Committee boss Alex Allen was found mysteriously covered in blood in 2008, he’s now overseeing the Parliamentary Code with the Intelligence and Security Committee giving GCHQ a clean bill of health, Martin is sceptical; Lord Falconer and Tony Blair key people in the ‘cover up of the murder’ of David Kelly by subverting normal legal procedures; former Italian president Francesco Cossiga says Mossad and CIA were responsible for the 911 attack, supported by the zionist world; historian E.P.Thompson in his book ‘Writing by Candelight‘ discovers a 1593 diary of a remote ancestor – it recounts how people are afraid England has been invaded, but it turns out just to be a giant trick to persuade the people to turn to the government for protection. It was Nelson Mandelas’ 95th birthday yesterday and his legacy is discussed with a clip of ITNs Brian Widlake interviewing him in 1961. A benefit gig to celebrate him is on Saturday 20th July at the Arc Bar, Bristol. Bristol celebrates Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday at the Arc Bar on Broad Street tomorrow from 8pm to midnight.
Second hour: Should we arm the Syria rebels? Tuesday evening’s BBC Newsnight didn’t cut the mustard without Martin, so we hold a mock ‘debate’ between former Foreign Secretary and chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) Sir Malcolm Rifkind and our very own Martin Summers. Microsoft giving Windows backdoors to GCHQ and NSA. Edward Snowden is running out of options as the US has been putting pressure on other countries to stop him being granted asylum or travelling to South America. Rights and wrongs of drug prohibition and links to international terrorism with Chris Bovey from NORML campaign for the decriminalisation of cannabis. Chris suggests secure communications if you don’t want the NSA or GCHQ selling on your private or business information with Jitsi.org – Anti-Communist Jewish playwright Myron Fagan’s 1967 talk about the US Illuminati looking at the term ‘Liberal’ Fagan describes those members of congress, the executive branch, and the judicial branch of that time as traitors for their role in the downfall of America’s sovereignty.