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Sunrise HoCo Climate Strike

Howard County Youth leaders rally at the George Howard Building to call for a #GreenNewDeal.

The Shortwave Report 12/06/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Spanish National Radio, NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191206.mp3        From GERMANY- NATO leaders met for the 70th anniversary, agreeing on a seriously increased budget.

The Shortwave Report 11/29/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, NHK Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191129.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes begins with rallies held around the world for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Impeachment protesters show up again at Trump Hotel

On the 25th of November, yet another group of protesters showed up at Trump Hotel demanding he be impeached and removed from office. This group emphasized his use of the White House for personal gain, a crime that prior to the current century would have led to a bipartisian vote to remove him from office. In the current "Party Uber Alles" situation anything can happen.

The Shortwave Report 11/22/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Sputnik Radio, Spanish National Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191122.mp3        From RUSSIA- On his program called Going Underground Afshin Rattansi interviewed journalist Greg Palast. Afshin begins with a brief review of Pinochet in Chile.  Then Palast discusses the political upheavals in Latin America, namely Chile, Bolivia, and Venezuela.

The Shortwave Report 11/15/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191115.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reports on the second  highest water level in the history of Venice, and hundreds of bush fires raging in eastern Australia, from Brisbane to Sydney. In Bolivia, right-wing politician Jeanine Anez claimed the presidency following a military coup.

Jane Fonda's #FireDrillFridays joins #RemoveTrump in mass march on White House

On the 8th of November, #RemoveTrump joined forces with Jane Fonda's #FireDrillFridays for a massive pro-impeachment march from the US Capitol to the White House. A sit-in was staged there but no reports of arrests at this writing.

Video: the Capitol Police interference, scene at Trump Hotel, arrival at White House 5 min 38 sec

The lead of the march stopped at Trump Hotel for some public shaming

Remove Trump hits GOP impeachment strategy retreat at Trump Hotel with loud noise demo

On the 7th of November, the GOP held a strategy retreat at Trump Hotel to discuss their response to the impeachment proceedings against Trump. Outside, protesters banged drums and blew horns and whistles. GOP members often had to run a gauntlet of protesters to get inside.

Video-protesters blow whistles, make GOP members run the gauntlet 2 min 58 sec

The scene in front of Trump Hotel as the GOP tried to hold a strategy session on the impeachment proceedings

The Shortwave Report 11/08/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK Japan.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191108.mp3        From GERMANY- The Chinese and French presidents signed an agreement reaffirming their commitment to the Paris climate accord, calling it irreversible- this on the day that Trump began formally withdrawing the US from the agreement.

Remove Trump protests begin at White House as impeachment procedures formalized

Impeachment proceedings now being formalized in Congress are starting to bring people out in the streets! On the 2nd of November, protesters gathered at the White House to demand that Trump be not only impeached but removed. These protests will continue at noon and 6PM each day through Nov 11.

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