Family, supporters of Bijan Gaisar protests his death at US Park Police hands

On the 26th of January, Bijan Gaisar's family and friends spoke at a massive protest in front of the US Dept of the Interior, demanding the names of the two US Park Police officers who shot him dead. On Friday, Nov 17, 2017, US Park Police approached his vehicle with drawn guns after a chase that began over a fender bender in which he had been the victim, struck from behind. At the end of the chase, he may have seen the guns, reacted, and tried to escape with his life.

Video-Bijan's sister speaks out at the rally complete speech, 7m 39s

Kurds march on White House as US ally Turkey bombs Kurdish town of Afrin

On the 26th of January, DC area Kurds and their supporters marched on the White House to demand that the US not support Turkey's offensive against Rojava and instead impose a no-fly zone.For a week US ally Turkey has been bombing and shelling the Kurdish town of Afrin, even though the Kurdish YPG was the main fighting force in the regional war against Daesh(ISIS). Turkey's theocratic President Erdogan may of course prefer Daesh to autonomous Kurds.

Video of the Kurdish march and rallies raw clips by Lacy Macauley

Photo by Noflyzone4Afrin

The Shortwave Report 01/26/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,             The latest Shortwave Report (January 26) is up at the website  in 3 forms- (new) HIGHEST QUALITY (160kb)(33MB), broadcast quality (13MB), and quickdownload or streaming form (6MB) (28:59) Links at page bottom   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} 

Women's March 2018 Video

Video from the 2nd Women's March, on the first anniversary of the inauguration of Donald Trump, January 20, 2018.

Associate of Jack Posobiec with history of racist and sexist Internet activity identified as finance manager in DC School system.

John Goldman is a finance manager working for the DC Public Schools who has a history of posting racist and pro-rape screeds under the name "Jack Murphy." He has been positively identified by a number of photographs, at least one showing him with known fascist and Deploraball organizer Jack Posobiec. That photo was taken at an "escape the room" event and clearly shows John Goldman AKA Jack Murphy with Jack Posobiec. As of this posting, John Goldman has reportedly been placed on "adminstrative leave" while the schools figure out what to do about the stench his Internet activity has raised.