Elections/Legislation/Government

The Shortwave Report 04/05/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radiohttp://www.outfarpress.com/swr190405.mp3        From JAPAN- The Japanese government is drawing up long-term strategies to cut greenhouse gas emissions before June. 4 Japanese motorcycle manufacturers are pursuing unified standards for electric models.

The Shortwave Report 03/29/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radiohttp://www.outfarpress.com/swr190329.mp3        From GERMANY- Mexican President Obrador has asked the Vatican and Spain to apologize for the conquest of Central America 500 years ago. The EU parliament voted overwhelmingly to ban the sale of single-use plastics from 2021. A rocket fired from Gaza hit a house in Israel and set off intense bombing of the Gaza.

Protesters at White House demand release of full report from Mueller's "Russiagate" investigation

On the 25th of March, , "Kremlin Annex" protesters returned to the White House demanding public release of the entire report from Robert Mueller’s "Russiagate" investigation. All over the US, the public is demanding that this particular piece of dirty laundry be aired out and shown some sunshine.

Video including speaker recounting threats from GOP members of Congress to "investigate the investigators" and warnings from Trump to TV stations not to let certain Democratic members of Congress on the air (2 min 18 sec)

"Kremlin Annex" protests for impeachment still going on at White House

On the 14th of March, "Kremlin Annex" protesters held another of their still going on several times a week protests at the White House demanding that Trump step down, be impeached, or be removed for unfitness (25th Amendment).

The Shortwave Report 03/15/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, NHK Japan,    Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radiohttp://www.outfarpress.com/swr190315.mp3        From SPAIN- Hundreds of thousands of Spaniards took to the streets on International Womens Day- as the far-right rises in Spain there is worry that modern progress in gender equality may be revoked.

House Hearing Reviews Financial Transparency Legislation

The House of Representatives is holding hearings on legislative initiatives to deter corruption and secrecy in the global financial system.

The Shortwave Report 03/08/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radiohttp://www.outfarpress.com/swr190308.mp3        From JAPAN- A Swiss survey has ranked all nations for the percentage of females in national parliaments. Contaminated soil from the Fukushima disaster 8 years ago remains stored at more than 100,000 locations near homes in the prefecture. The US and South Korea are holding smaller scale war games this year.

The Shortwave Report 03/01/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK Japanhttp://www.outfarpress.com/swr190301.mp3        From GERMANY- Two weeks ago a Pakistani terrorist group claimed responsibility for the deaths of 20 Indian soldiers in Kashmir. This week the Indian military bombed what they said was a terrorist camp in Pakistan, and the Pakistan military replied by shooting down 2 Indian jets.

The Shortwave Report 02/22/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190222.mp3        From JAPAN- Japanese Prime Minister declines to comment on whether he nominated Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize. Honda Motors will shut down its plant in Swindon England due in part to uncertainties around Brexit.

Puerto Rico Debt Advisors Subject to Conflict Disclosure

Washington DC - After an investigation into potential conflicts of interest in Puerto Rico's debt restructuring, the island's oversight board notes it will increase disclosure requirements for advisors. The investigation began in response to a debt consultant whose affiliate company holds Puerto Rico debt."It's critical that any groups who are hired to advise on Puerto Rico's debt crisis disclose if they also own debt or have a conflict of interest," noted Jubilee USA Executive Director Eric LeCompte.

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