The Shortwave Report 02/07/20 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Sputnik Radio, NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Radio Havana Cuba   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB}        From RUSSIA- On his progra

"Reject the Coverup" protest held after GOP Senate "acquits" Trump

On the 5th of February, protesters rallied outside the US Capitol after the Senate refused to remove Donald Trump from office. While the GOP says Trump was "acquitted" in actuality there was no witnesses and no evidence, thus no real trial. This is rather like someone committing a major felony, then ensuring members of their own crew are both judge and jury, blocking any conviction.

Video clip: Protesters chant "Trump is Guilty" 8 sec

Pope Francis and World Leaders Call for Inclusive Economy

Vatican - Pope Francis addressed a small group of Finance Ministers, the head of the IMF and noted economists urging the creation of new global debt and tax policies that can reduce inequality and end poverty."Pope Francis asserts that to live in a world with so much wealth, when there is so much poverty, is sinful," stated Eric LeCompte who leads the religious development group Jubilee USA. LeCompte serves on United Nations finance expert groups.

People's State of the Union pushed away from Capitol for Trump's speech

On the 4th of February, cops pushed Refuse Fascism's "People's State of the Union" protest away from the Capitol. First they were pushed to the Supreme Court, then most of the way to Union Station. Protesters denounced the blatent self-serving abuse of power by Trump and that fake impeachment "trial" with neither witnesses nor evidence.

Video: People's State of the Union continues as cops repeatedly push it back 3 min 25 sec including Ford Fischer's clip of Luke on WWII and "we intend to win" today's war against fascism

People's State of the Union on the Capitol steps

Protesters rally as Senate votes for no witnesses at impeachment "trial"

On the last day of January 2020, protesters rallied outside the US Capitol as Senators voted 51-49 mostly on party lines NOT to hear witness testimony, meaning the "trial" consists only of opening and (maybe) closing arguments.

A real trial has witnesses and evidence