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The Shortwave Report 08/17/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180817.mp3        From JAPAN- The South Korean president Moon Jae-in  has offered to help negotiate the denuclearization of the north, and announced a summit scheduled for next month. The president also spoke about a new memorial day for so-called comfort women, who were forced into being prostitutes for the Japanese military.

Metro Transit Union Protests Special Train for Hate Rally

Amalgamated Transit Union 689 protests outside Metro Center demanding the ouster of General Manager Paul Wiedefeld for providing special accommodations to attendees of the Unite The Right II rally.

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Video featuring speaker from Black Lives Matter and the union rep to whom Paul Wiedefeld promised no special trains (3 min 8 sec)

ATU Local 689 announces protest after finding proof Metro ran special train for neo-Nazis on Aug 12

On the 14th of August, Local 689 of the Amalgamated Transit Union announced a protest to be held Noon-1PM, Aug 16 at Metro Center. Local 689 is demanding that Metro CEO Paul Wiedefeld be fired for providing neo-Nazis with a special train for Unite the Right II. Also on the 14th of August, the union published photos of cops and Nazis at the Vienna Metro-and the schedule sheet containing the order for the special train.

Demand Metro CEO Paul Wiedefeld be fired for providing a special train for white supremacists on Sun, Aug 12

Impeachment protests at White House continue after UTR II

On the 14th of August, OccupyLafayettePark was back in front of the White House demanding that Trump resign or be impeached. They also were on the previous night, the 13th of August. The huge mess created by Unite The Right has not protected the fascist inside the White House from ongoing protests against his regime.

Aug 15, Day 31:Video-a brass band plays at the "Kremlin Annex"(1 min 5 sec)

Aug 15, Day 31:Video: a brass band plays at the "Kremlin Annex"

Aug 16, Day 32Electric violin music to disturb Trump's evening

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Nazis in DC get VIP treatment from police, finger from the rest of us.

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