Environment/Food/Health

The Shortwave Report 01/24/20 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Radio Havana Cuba  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr200124.mp3   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes begin

The Shortwave Report 01/17/20 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr200117.mp3   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)        From GERMANY- Scientists are war

ShutDownDC drops climate emergency banners all over DC

In AM rush hour on the 13th of January, ShutDownDC dropped "Climate Emergency-no time for business as usual" banners from overpasses all over town. Banners were visible from the SE-SW Freeway, K st, Rock Creek Parkway, and many other locations as dispersed teams dropped dozens of banners simultaniously.

Video-deploying banners over the SE-SW Freeway and Rock Creek Parkway 1 min 19 sec

Banner on a K st overpass near Washington Circle

The Shortwave Report 01/10/20 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr200110.mp3        From RUSSIA- On his program called Going Underground Afshin Rattansi spoke with three guests about the American targeted assassination of Iranian General Souleimani.

Fire Drill Friday protest blocks 1st st NE demanding Fossil Fuel corporate accountability

On the 3ed of January, Jane Fonda's Fire Drill Fridays protest returned to the US Capitol. This time around, they were demanding that corporations responsible for fossil fuel extraction and demand be held accountable for the damage they have done. The protest culminated in a civil disobedience blockade of 1st st NE at E Cap Street in front of the US Capitol

Video-civil disobedience on 1st st NE for corporate accountability on climate change 2 min

Protests shift focus to removal after impeachment of Donald Trump

After the Dec 18 impeachment of Donald Trump, groups holding protests calling for impeachment pivoted to the next stage of removing him from office: a vote in the Senate to remove him from office. At least 20 GOP Senators will have to have their feet held to the fires of popular disgust with Trump to remove him prior to Jan 20, 2021.

Video: The Dec 26 Kremlin Annex Protest-and a disruptor 1 min 23 sec

"Kremlin Annex" protesters on Dec 26

The Shortwave Report 12/27/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Spanish National Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191227.mp3        From JAPAN- The UN Secretary General Guterres said 2019 was a year of hope despite widespread crises, because of the mobilization of young people around climate change and other issues.

2019 in Progressive Activism

Video compilation of protests and direct actions mostly but not entirely in the DC area as the resistance against the regime of Donald Trump enters its third year. (16 min 58 sec)

The Shortwave Report 12/20/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Radio Havana Cuba   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191220.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes begins with a report on the UK Parliamentary elections, which overwhelmingly supported the conservative Tory party and Boris Johnson. Johnson says that Brexit, the UK withdrawal from the EU, will happen on January 31.

The Shortwave Report 12/13/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191213.mp3        From GERMANY- Finland is set to get the youngest Prime Minister in the world, fires continue to rage in Australia, and Greenland ice is melting faster. Massive strikes continue in France in protest of pension reforms.

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