Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2000 16:16:45 -0700 (PDT)

Alternative News Today

Irvine -- "Alternative News," a new weekly program on KUCI, 88.9 fm in Orange County, today features a report from Washington, D.C., where protestors are gathering to challenge the policies and practices of the World Bank and the IMF.

The program, airing from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m. tonight on KUCI, 88.9 fm and Web-cast at kuci.org/listen.html, features today's edition of "Inside Capital: News From the Streets and Suites of Washington and the World."

Inside Contact is a joint production of The National Radio Project and Free Speech Radio News. The series focuses on the Spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank held this week in Washington, D.C.

We'll also report on the upcoming strike by student workers at UCI and other UC campuses.

A satirical take on the World Bank is at: www.whirledbank.org
National Raido Project is at: www.radioproject.org
Free Speech Radio, put out by striking Pacifica freelancer contributors, is at: www.savepacifica.net/strike/news/index.html

Joseph Stigletz, the former chief economist at the World Bank, has come out with his own critique of the bank's Third World policies in The New Republic: www.thenewrepublic.com/041700/stiglitz041700.html Thanx!

Daniel C. Tsang
Host, Alternative News, Wednesdays from 5:30-6:00 p.m.
KUCI, 88.9 FM 
E-mail: dtsang@kuci.org.
Subversity, KUCI, PO Box 4362, Irvine CA 92616