Elections/Legislation/Government

Impeachment protests at White House reach Day 60

The 13th of September marked 60 days of nightly impeachent protests outside the White House.

Video-calls to lock up Trump, taunts that Manifort may be flipping on him

The Shortwave Report 09/14/18 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/swr180914.mp3        From GERMANY- In Spain, a million pro-independence supporters filled the streets of Barcelona on Tuesday. In Germany police began removing tree sitting citizens protesting a new open pit coal mine. Germany finalized a deal with Italy to reject migrants at the Austrian border.

Kathy Griffin at Occupy Lafayette Park: Day 53

Kathy Griffin and friends introduced at 10:05

Marie Connor at 20:51

MC as always is Justin

Ace Ono (Alison Carney) at 46:37,  57:00

#KremlinAnnex #OccupyLafayettePark #KathyGriffin #yaddiya #iamalisoncarney #thistallawkwardgirl

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Kathy Griffin roasts Trump outside the White House on 53rd day of impeachment protests

The 6th of September was the 53ed evening of impeachment protests outside the White House AKA the "Kremlin Annex." This time around, the star of the show was actress Kathy Griffin, famous for her earlier anti-Trump photoshoot.

Video of Kathy's entire performance, originally posted to Youtube by DCfred

Still from DCfred's video

The Shortwave Report 09/07/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK Japan.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180907.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reports on the new Iraqi parliament, which has yet to choose a prime minister. The new government will need to balance its relationships with its two main allies, the US and Iran.

#stopkavanaugh - Chaos at hearing as protests and arrests erupt

The Senate confirmation hearing for Trump's Supreme Court nomiee Brett "KKKavanaugh" descended almost instantly into chaos. The GOP required all questions by the Dems to be submitted in writing and pre-approved. One Democratic Senator moved to adjourn the hearing after having 41,000 pages of documents dumped in their laps the previous night. Protests erupted like a string of firecrackers going off. By the end of the week, more than 200 people had been arrested in days of repeated protest and disruption.

Protesters shout down the Kavenaugh hearing video by Scott Dworkin

Video-Sen Jeff Merkley calls Kavanaugh's views on executive immunity "fit for a King" not a democracy

Day 2 Rally at US Cap:Video-Latina woman elected to Nevada statehouse recounts death threats from far-right after going public about having an abortion

Code Pink participating in larger women's civil disobedience against KKKavanaugh (Photo by Mother Jones via Twitter)

Impeachment protests enter 7th week in front of White House #KremlinAnnex

Monday, the 27th of August marked the beginning of the 7th week of nightly protests in front of the White House demanding Trump be impeached for the Russiagate scandal. The "Kremlin Annex" protests began on the evening of July 16 after Trump's joint press conference with Vladimar Putin denying Russian interference in the 2016 election. There are now reports of Trump avoiding the White House while these protests are in session.

Day 44, Aug 29: Video-Band leads audience in chant of "Lock him up!"

Update Day 48, Sep 1:Video-Pakistani speaker leads crowd in calling Trump "Loser" after earlier protest where Trump was golfing

Update Day 49, Sep 2:White House security lights come on during the protest, everyone pushed back

Mon Aug 27 in front of the White House

Alexandria, VA gets one of over 80 #StopKavanaugh rallies

On the 26th of August, the Unite for Justice Virginia Rally ws held by the the Women's Equality Coalition with one simple demand: that the Democrats do anything and everything they can to prevent Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavenaugh from being confirmed. This was one of over 80 such rallies on Aug 26 held in the portions of Occupied Turtle Island claimed by the United States.

Video-blowing whistles, signs and issues of the crowd, speakers on the Trump investigation and Roe v Wade issues

Protesters demanding rejection of Brett Kavenaugh for SCOTUS disrupt Hart Senate Office Building

On the 23ed of August, protesters opposing Trump's Supreme Court pick Brett Kavenaugh first disrupted the Hart Senate Office Building cafeteria, then rained down fliers in the atrium. The leaflets call out the clear and present danger Brett Kavenaugh poses to everything from worker's wages to a woman's right to choose.

Video compilation from raw clips by Marissa J Lang (via Twitter) 53 sec

A "guerrilla protest" rains fliers opposing Trump's SCOTUS nominee inside the Hart Senate Office Building. Still from by Mariassa J Lang video clip

The Shortwave Report 08/24/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and NHK Japan.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180824.mp3        From GERMANY- The heat waves and drought in many parts of the world are affecting countries in northern Europe. Alpine glaciers are melting and the absence of rain is ruining agriculture in numerous areas of the world.

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