November 2020

Biden Should Call for Emergency G20 Leaders Meeting, Says Religious Development Group

Washington DC - A religious development group urges President-elect Biden to convene an emergency G20 meeting upon inauguration into the high office. Jubilee USA Network focuses on solutions to the global coronavirus health and economic crises and argues additional G20 action must happen quickly."While the G20 made progress in recent months on confronting the global coronavirus crisis, we need much more action to lift workers and protect the vulnerable," stated a United Nations finance expert and Jubilee USA Executive Director, Eric LeCompte.

The Shortwave Report 11/27/20 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from  NHK Japan, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr201127.mp3   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)        From JAPAN

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"To study the Buddha way is to study oneself. To study oneself is to forget oneself. To forget oneself is to be enlightened by the myriad dharmas. To be enlightened by the myriad dharmas is to bing about the dropping away of body and mind of both oneself and others. The traces of enlightenment come to an end and this traceless enlightenment is continued endlessly."  ~ Eihei Dogen  (Founder of Japanese Soto Zen Buddhism)

Activists hold ground, march to BLM Plaza in face of fascist threats

On the 21st of November, SURJ held some group discussions on BLM Plaza and the Fuck the Police march went there almost directly from Dupont Circle. This was to provide relief for the hard-pressed folks looking after the plaza and the signs on the White House fence in the face of repeated attacks from fascists.

As G20 Leaders Meet, US Supports Expanding Debt Relief for Countries that IMF Says are Left Out

Washington DC – As G20 presidents and prime ministers convene, the IMF warns some countries are left out of the G20's new debt reduction process. Last Friday, the United States Treasury stated support for extending debt relief beyond the initial 73 poor countries which qualify for the G20 debt reduction process."The United States realizes that more countries will need debt relief to get beyond the coronavirus economic crisis," stated Eric LeCompte, the executive director of the religious development group, Jubilee USA.

Violent Trumpers and Proud Boys returning to DC on Dec 12 for electoral college

The Proud Boys and other violent Trump supporters have announced they are bringing their fights and violence back to DC on the 12th of December. This time their goals are stated as "raze BLM Plaza" and an attempt to pressure the electoral college (meets 2 days later) to toss out the ballets and vote for Trump.

The "StormTrumpers" of Nov 14 are coming back

The Shortwave Report 11/20/20 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Sputnik Radio, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK Japan.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr201120.mp3   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)        From RUSSIA- 

Grassroots coalition holds 24hr occupation in front of DNC for Green New Deal

On Nov 19, a coalition of grassroots groups, Black, Brown and Indigenous leaders from across the nation, marched on the Democratic National Committee Headquarters in Washington to demand that President-Elect Biden and his administration follow through on a bold agenda to address the climate crisis. This began a 24 hour occupation of the space in front of the DNC.

Video-the march to DNC headquarters 57 sec

Signs destroyed by "StormTrumpers" again returned to White House siege fence

Over two days of hard work on Nov 16 and 17, Black Lives Matter activists again reposted the spectacular artwork on the "Siege Fence" blocking Lafayette Sq from H st.

Video by Black House News 16 sec

Proud Boys Throw Beer Cans at Indymedia videographer prior to assault on DC streets

Video-Proud Boys miss twice throwing beer cans at journalist Luke Kuhn 17 sec

Late night on the 14th of November, Proud Boys at a hotel threw two beer cans at journalist Luke Kuhn, missing with both throws. The jounalist responded to the first terrible throw by making a second pass on the Nazis, and the second miss with a third pass.

One of the Proud Boys winds up for Missed Beer Can Toss #2

Huge Trump rally ends in serious violence, including a stabbing

The Nov 14 "Million MAGA(t) March" over the disputed 2020 election devolved into rioting and assaults by the Proud Boys and other far-right extremists. Mainstream media estimated as many as ten thousand Trump suppporters marched. Afterwards, fights swirled througout the city, as Proud Boys beat several activsts and stabbed at least one. Body armor reportedly stopped another knife attack.

Video of Supreme Court mess, with riot cops facing the wrong way given the threat 1 min 54 sec

Riot cops at Supreme Court face wrong way as violent crowd full of Proud Boys threatens to push over or through the fence

Shutdown DC, Extinction Rebellion protest Trump's election challenge law firm

On the 13th of Novemeber, Shutdown DC and Extinction Rebellion DC gathered on H st and managed to break away from the Trump supporters. They marched a few blocks away to the offices of King and Spaulding, the remaining law firm representing Trump in his efforts to overturn the 2020 election

King and Spaulding represents Donald Trump in his lawsuits challenging the 2020 election results

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