Elections/Legislation/Government

The Shortwave Report 06/21/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190621.mp3        From JAPAN- The Iranian Foreign Minister flatly denied that his country had anything to do with the attacks on tankers last week in the Gulf of Oman, and the crew of one of the vessels reported that the tanker was hit with a projectile well above the water line.

The Shortwave Report 06/14/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190614.mp3        From GERMANY- The British government has approved the extradition of Julian Assange to the US, and a Russian court granted an early release of an incarcerated human rights advocate. On Monday the German Foreign Minister held talks in Iran to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal.

Kremlin Annex Protesters play audio of phone call by Michael Flynn's attorney in front of White House

On the 6th of June, the Kremlin Annex protests for impeachment of Donald Trump featured an airing of just-released audio of a phone call by Michael Flynn's attorney warning about Manifort's plea deal and possible disclosure of information that could be bad for Trump's case

HD Video-the tape is played, followed by reading of a transcript as the recording is muddy 4:20

The Shortwave Report 06/07/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190607.mp3        From JAPAN- The Japanese Foreign Minister says his country will try to mediate between Iran and the US, with Prime Minister Abe visiting Iran in a few weeks. Some Japanese trains will be running on hydrogen fuel cells by the mid-2020s.

Kremlin Annex protesters stick it to Trump for concealment of USS John McCain during his visit to Japan

Amid the news of Trump's deadly racism on the border and the growing chorus of calls for impeachment over obstruction of justice, a new issue has arisen. When Trump visited Japan, someone ensured the US Navy's USS John McCain was kept out of sight as it is named for one of his political enemies. This is the behavior of a stereotypical tin-pot dictator. On the last day of May, protesters showed up with a mock version of the destroyer in front of the White House hoping to torpedo Trump's reputation. During this a 100 year old WWII veteran stopped by the protest.

HD Video-Mock USS John McCain makes port call at the White House 2 min 35 sec

The Shortwave Report 05/31/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle,  Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK World Radio Japan, and Sputnik Radio    http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190531.mp3        From GERMANY- The Greens political party gained a great deal in the EU Parliament elections, with much credit going to the work of Greta Thunberg.

House Delays Disaster Package for Puerto Rico, US States and Territories

 Washington DC - The House of Representatives delayed a vote on a $19.1 billion disaster bill that would aid Americans in a number of US States and Territories.

The Shortwave Report 05/24/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radio    http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190524.mp3        From JAPAN- The Tokyo governor is drawing up a plan to reduce the city's CO2 emissions by 2050. South Korea suspended use of a nuclear reactor that would not shut down when it exceeded its safe thermal limit.

The Shortwave Report 05/17/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK World Radio Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba.    http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190517.mp3        From GERMANY- We will start with 3 brief stories- clashes in Palestine, another successful lawsuit against carcinogenic Roundup, and Turkey launches military exercises for the second time this year.

Houses Passes Disaster Aid Package for Puerto Rico, US States and Territories

Washington DC - On Friday, the House of Representatives passed disaster relief legislation to benefit US States, Territories and municipalities recovering from wildfires, floods and hurricanes.

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