Tramore Community Radio (TCR) is a community radio station serving the people of Tramore. A non-profit entity with the express purpose and ethos of informing and engaging the people of Tramore while simultaneously strengthening the sense of community amongst the people of Tramore. TCR highlights local community groups’ work, informing people of activities taking place in the town.
TCR draws on, harnesses and creates an awareness of the talents and resources available from amongst the population of Tramore. It shall develop programming that builds a stronger and more cohesive community.
TCR is democratically controlled by voluntary members drawn from the local community at large.
TCR represents the broad demographic groups in the town.
TCR brings in members of the local community and trains them appropriately in order that they may be able to participate actively in programming, production, and presentation.
Bullet points of intended future station achievements
-> Non-profit democratic control
-> Community run, broad community participation.
-> Local groups involved and their activities publicised and (actively) promoted
-> Community owned
-> Community-led programming
-> Informing people about events in Tramore
-> Entertaining and educating the people of Tramore
-> Professionally trained local staff
-> Professionally administered organisation
-> Sustainable operations on day-to day basis
-> Ongoing and ever more engagement with community groups
-> Fostering and developing a greater sense of community in Tramore
-> Clear definition of the community to be served: The people of Tramore
Anthony Arnove, Howard Zinn's collaborator on projects like the book Voices of a People's History of the United States and the documentary The People Speak, pays tribute to a friend whose sense of solidarity and joy in life was infectious.
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Anthony Arnove is the author of Iraq: The Logic of Withdrawal, just published in an updated paperback edition, with a foreword by Howard Zinn, in the American Empire Project (Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt) (http://www.americanempireproject.com/boo...
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Can you tell ZNet, please, what Iraq: The Logic of Withdrawal is about? What is it trying to communicate?
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Anthony Arnove is the author of Iraq: The Logic of Withdrawal, with a foreword by Howard Zinn, pu... more
Anthony Arnove is the author of Iraq: The Logic of Withdrawal, with a foreword by Howard Zinn, published in hardcover by The New Press and in paperback from Metropolitan Books and the American Empire Project in January 2007. Arundhati Roy calls the book “urgent.” Cindy Sheehan describes it as “brilliant.” And Eve Ensler finds it “An impassioned, unflinching case for immediate U.S. withdrawal.” He is also the editor of the critically acclaimed Iraq Under Siege: The Deadly Impact of Sanctions and War (South End Press), Terrorism and War, a collection of post–9/11 interviews with Howard Zinn published by Seven Stories Press, and (with Howard Zinn) Voices of a People’s History of the United States (Seven Stories) a primary-source companion to Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States. An activist based in Brooklyn, he is a member of the International Socialist Organization and the National Writers Union, and writes regularly for ZNet. His writing has appeared in Z Magazine, The Financial Times, The Nation, Mother Jones, Left Business Observer, Monthly Review, In These Times, International Socialist Review, Red Pepper, Socialist Worker, L’Humanite, Le Nouvel Observateur, New Politics, and other publications. Arnove is on the editorial board of the International Socialist Review and of Haymarket Books. less