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US Hands Off Venezuela White House Protest Video

Emergency protest in the rain in front of the White House by the Party for Socialism and Liberation and Code Pink  to protest the US threats against Venezuelan sovereignty.

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The Shortwave Report 01/25/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radio.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190125.mp3        From JAPAN- A Japanese fishing cooperative plans to resume commercial whaling on July 1. Japan is soon to receive its first shipment of oil from Iran after getting an embargo dispensation from Trump.

Federal workers occupy Hart building, Sen Mitch McConnell's office over shutdown

On the 23ed of January, Trump's "government shutdown" began to fall into chaos. As the government prepared to miss a second paycheck Federal workers swarmed the Hart building chanting "No more food banks we want a paycheck!" Some went on to occupy Senator Mitch McConnel's office, leading to 12 arrests.

Update Jan 25:Trump folds, agreeing to reopen gov't until Feb 15 WITHOUT wall funding as air travel called "unsafe," Federal workers protest, and chaos mounts."State of Emergency" for wall still a serious risk

Video-protest in the Hart Atrium and at Sen McConnell's office 50 sec

Empty plates raised aloft in the Hart atrium as a deafening chant rises

Reportback from Women's March

On the 19th of January, the Women's March totally overflowed their Freedom Plaza rally site, filling that area plus a short march route past Trump Hotel and around a few blocks almost continuously. The counterprotesting "march for all women" was a tiny failure by comparison. Several women in Handmaid's Tale uniforms made them look like fools.

Video-the scene around Trump Hotel 1 min 23 sec

Massive crowd at Trump Hotel

Reportback from Counterprotesting the Theocrat/Anti-Choice "March for Life"

On the 18th of January, pro-choice activists gathered at the Supreme Court to counterprotest the annual "March for Life" which is essentially a march for theocratic control of women's bodies. The pro-choice activists outnumbered and outmaneuvered those antichoice activists who showed up early at the Court, but things got a bit intense when the main march of seemingly every antichoice extremist in the US showed up.

Video of the counterprotest including the surprisingly few MAGA hats and overt Trumpers in the antichoice march 4 min 5 sec

Update Jan 19:Trigger warning-heavy duty brownshirt behavior! MAGA-hatted students from Covington Catholic High School surround and harass elder at Indigenous Peoples' March after anti-choice march 3 min 54 sec first 1 min 20 sec silent

Counterprotesting the annual antichoice march

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