Elections/Legislation/Government

The Shortwave Report 10/18/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191018.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reports on the government of Ecuador restoring fuel subsidies, the cancellation of which had led to massive protests. Last Friday the US announced an increase in its military troop and weapons presence in Saudi Arabia.

MAGA hats burned, Trumpers routed at Minneapolis Trump rally

On the 10th of October, Donald Trump made the mistake of appearing at an arena in Minneapolis, MN for a Trump 2020 campaign rally. Outside protests grew and grew, and the shit hit the fan as the event ended. Reports were at least 40 MAGA hats were burned in a pile in a scene resembling the J20 Inauguration protests.

Video: MAGA hats burn, Trumpers chased away 17 seconds

Burn baby burn! MAGA hats burn as Trump peddles hate in Minneapolis

The Shortwave Report 10/11/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Spanish National Radio, and Radio Deutsche-Welle   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191011.mp3        From JAPAN- On Monday half of the subway stations in Hong Kong were out of order after being vandalized by protestors over the weekend.

The Shortwave Report 10/04/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191004.mp3        From JAPAN- 36 European youth are sailing from Amsterdam to attend the upcoming COP 25 climate conference in Chile. More than 10 million signatures have been collected urging a UN treaty that prohibits the development and possession of nuclear weapons.

New Senate Bill Combats Shell Companies United Nations Debates Tax Havens

Washington DC - A bipartisan group of Senators introduced the "Improving Laundering Laws and Increasing Comprehensive Information Tracking of Criminal Activity in Shell Holdings (ILLICIT CASH) Act" to stop the creation of shell corporations in the United States.

Kremlin Annex protesters celebrate as Pelosi opens impeachment inquiry against Trump

Since the summer 2018 Trump/Putin Helsinki Summit, "Kremlin Annex" protesters at the White House have been demanding the impeachment of Donald Trump. On Sep 24 and 26, they celebrated as Trump's new new Ukraine "Do me a favor" finally forced Nancy Pelosi to open an official impeachment inquiry in the House of Representatives.

Kremlin Annex protesters on Thursday, Sep 26

The Shortwave Report 09/27/19 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/swr190927.mp3        From RUSSIA- On his show called Going Underground Afshin Rattansi interviewed Tim Jones from Extinction Rebellion.

The Shortwave Report 09/20/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190920.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes begins with a report on the Saudi war on Yemen, which the UN has called one of the worst humanitarian disasters of modern time. Last weekend 2 Saudi oil facilities were attacked by drones and missiles, which were claimed by rebel forces in Yemen.

Press Conference with Sen. Markey and Youth Climate Strikers

Sen. Ed Markey holds a press conference with Brazilian indigenous activists and youth who are striking from school to demand action from political leaders to address the climate crisis.
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Senator Edward Markey, Massachussetts 14:24
Senator Chris Van Hollen, Maryland  19:04
Senator Jeff Merkley, Oregon  22:17
Senator Martin Heinrich, New Mexico  25:40
Aramisa  Barbosa Ribeiro, Youth Environmental Activist, Brazil 28:42
Sen. Mazie Hirono Hawaii  36:07
Nadia Nazar Zero Hour 38:23

The Shortwave Report 09/13/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190913.mp3        From GERMANY- Justin Trudeau began his election campaign 6 weeks before voting and is facing corruption accusations. New British government documents warn of chaos if a no-deal Brexit occurs.

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