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The Shortwave Report 10/19/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181019.mp3        From JAPAN- The governor of Okinawa denounced the central government for pushing through the location of a new US military base. A Tokyo criminal court is questioning three former TEPCO executives concerning negligence before and during the nuclear accident at Fukushima in 2011.

"Supervillains" visit Congress for FERC nominee Bernard McNamee

On the 16th of October, activists from Beyond Extreme Energy dressed as "Supervillains" to mockingly lobby for confirmation of Trump's new FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) nominee Bernard McNamee. Supervillains included Columbus, the Joker, the Ghost of Fossil Fuels Past, the UnderTrumper(a mining fanatic), and more.

Video-BXE activists show off the various "SuperVillain" costumes before going into the Hart building

The Joker and Christopher Columbus-just two of the Supervillains supporting Trump's nomination of Bernard McNamee to FERC

Charles County residents may have DEFEATED proposed Dominion compressor station

Residents of both Accokeek, MD and Cove Point, MD may have just won a major victory. In the face of unrelenting, "not one step back" community opposition, Dominion Energy is claiming to have thrown in the towel on building a crucial fracked gas compressor station in Charles County, MD near Accokeek. While this has yet to be entered into the court docket of a related lawsuit, it would be foolish for Dominion to publicly state they have cancelled the compressor station if they still intend to build in Charles County.

#Kremlin Annex protest speaker takes on Proud Boy/GOP assault in NYC, Proposed Park Service protest bans/fees

On the 13th of October, one of the drummers at the #KremlinAnnex impeachment rally in front of the White House took time out to speak about the GOP inviting the violent Proud Boys to a Republican Club event in NYC. After discussing the resulting streeet violence, she warned that the Park Service is attempting to ban such protests as the #KremlinAnnex peaceful protest in front of the White House with new restrictions on permits and possibly even fees to exercise 1st Amendement rights.

Video featuring the speaker discussing the Proud Boys violence and the proposed new Park Service bans and fees on protests

The Shortwave Report 10/12/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181012.mp3        From GERMANY- The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or the IPCC, released a report stating that immediate changes need to be made to prevent catastrophic climate change. Germany just witnessed the largest climate protest in its history over removing a forest to extract coal.

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