Elections/Legislation/Government

The Shortwave Report 10/12/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181012.mp3        From GERMANY- The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or the IPCC, released a report stating that immediate changes need to be made to prevent catastrophic climate change. Germany just witnessed the largest climate protest in its history over removing a forest to extract coal.

Dark Clouds Gather on Horizon for Financial System, Warns International Monetary Fund

Bali, Indonesia -The International Monetary Fund releases its "Global Financial Stability Report" ahead of its Annual Meetings held this year in Southeast Asia.

Protesters at Supreme Court as Kavanaugh shows up for Day 1

On the 9th of October, "Injustice Brett KKKavanaugh" reported to the US Supreme Court for his first day of putting his agenda into action. Just to enter the building he had to get past protesters. A three-SUV motorcade that dove into the building past penned protesters was probably him. Afterwards protesters in "Handmaid's Tale" costumes marched to the front of the building

Video-protesting Kavanaugh's motorcade,then the Handmaid's March to the front of SCOTUS 1 min 12 sec

The last of 3 SUV's in what may have been Kavanaugh's motorcade which had to dive into the garage past protesters

Progressives confront Trumpers outside White House as Kavanaugh gets 2nd swearing-in by Trump

On the evening of October 8, Donald Trump summoned Brett Kavanaugh to the White House for a ceremonial second swearing-in. Outside, Penn Ave was closed, but arguments between progressives and Trump supporters broke out up and down the opposite sidewalk until the loud "Kremlin Annex" protesters showed up with musical instruments and their PA to drown the MAGAts out.

Video: Magats admit to being driven by religion, KremlinAnnex protesters drown them out 2 min 7 sec

Trump supporters argue with protesters outside Kavanaugh's second swearing-in for primetime TV

It's not over-#KremlinAnnex protest calls Kavanaugh "sexual predator"

On the 7th of October, the #KremlinAnex protests continued in front of the White House. This was the 84th evening of the protests. Again the theme was Kavanaugh's history of alcohol abuse and sexual abuse.

Video from the Oct 7 evening of musical protest in front of the White House

#CancelKavanaugh: Injustice KKKavanaugh confirmed as protesters take Capitol steps, disrupt vote

On the 6th of October, the US Senate voted to confirm "Injustice KKKavanaugh" by a 50-48 margin. The vote was interrupted by protesters who Vice President Mike Pence himself tried to gavel into silence. Outside, a mass protest occupied the East Steps of the US Capitol. At times the sound of public fury was deafening.

Video of the civil disobedience on the Capitol steps 3 min 18 sec

The Shortwave Report 10/05/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181005.mp3        From JAPAN- TEPCO, the company that owns and operates the devastated Fukushima nuclear power plant, now admits that the waste water they wanted to continue dumping in the Pacific Ocean is much more radioactive than they had admitted.

#CancelKavanaugh: Womens March marches on Supreme Court, Occupies Hart Building

On the 4th of October, the Women's March and other groups bussed in protesters from all over the US for a massive march from Brett Kavanaugh's current place of work at the Federal Courthouse (333 Const Ave) to the US Supreme Court. Plans to hold a massive sit-in on the Capitol steps were hampered by Capitol police blocking access to the entire building, so protesters took over the Hart building atrium after the rally instead.

Video of the march from US Courthouse to Supreme Court and the civil disobedience in the Hart Building 3 min 22 sec

Protesters including many sexual assault survivors at the US Supreme Court

#CancelKavanaugh: Sexual assault surviver confronts Senator Bob Corker at his car

Video-sexual assault survivor confronts US Senator Bob Corker(R-TN) at his car 37 sec full HD

On the 4th of October, Senato Bob Corker emerged from the Dirksen Senate Office Building into a crowd of protesters to walk to his car. Several protesters broke from the crowd to follow him. At his car, a woman identifying herself as a surviver of sexual assault confronted Senator Corker, demanding he vote NO on confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

#MeToo protest at US Supreme Court calls out KKKavanaugh

On the evening of Oct 3, the night before the big Women's March mobilization against Brett Kavanaugh, hundreds gathered outside the US Supreme Court. Speaker after speaker called out Kavanaugh for everything from alcohol abuse to sexual abuse, to lying to the US Senate under oath. The keynote speakers were several rape survivers, plus Senator Merkley(D-OR) and Nancy Pelosi.

Video-Senator Jeff Merkley calls out Kavanaugh for aggression towards women, lying to the US Senate

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