Environment/Food/Health

"Real People Real Relief" hold symbolic march on Capitol for covid relief

On the 25th of February, the "Real People Real Relief" rally demanded Congress pass a covid relief bill that benefits working class people, migrants, and people of color. A key demand was that the $15 an hour minimum wage NOT be dropped from the bill. The event climaxed with a symbolic march to the razor-wire topped fence around the US Capitol.

Video-marching on the Capitol 2 min 26 sec

Marching to the Capitol for covid relief. Fence is at edge of Mall prior to 3ed St

The Shortwave Report 02/19/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from Sputnik radio, Spanish National Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr210219.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 RUSSIA- On his program called Going Underground, Afshin Rattansi spoke with Dr.

Global Economic Recovery, Debt, Climate, Vaccines Top G7 Finance Agenda

Japan Says Accessing Global Reserve Funds Discussed Washington DC – G7 finance ministers met virtually to discuss economic recovery in the face of the coronavirus. The G7 agenda included global debt problems, vaccine distribution for developing countries and accessing global reserve funds or Special Drawing Rights.

The Shortwave Report 02/12/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr210212.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 JAPAN-  In Myanmar pro-democracy demonstrations are growing while military oppressi

Build Back Fossil Free march demands Biden cancel pipelines

On the 11th of Feb, a "Build Back Fossil Free" march demanded new President Biden order the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to halt operation and cancel Enbridge's Line 3 that trespasses on Ojibwa land. Other demands included cancelling all other Federal support for fossil fuel infrastructure and supporting renewables instead.

Video-Build Back Fossil Free march on the White House 1 min 26 sec

"Build it Back Fossil Free" marches on the White House from the EPA

Luke runs in solidarity with 93 mile no-DAPL/No Line 3 run by Standing Rock Youth Council

On the 9th of February, the Standing Rock Youth Council challenged activists to run any distance in solidarity with their 93 mile winter relay run from Timber Lake to Cannonball River, where the No DAPL camps of 2016 were located. DC's own Luke rose to the challenge, supporting the national campaign to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Video-Luke's solidarity run and the 93 mile relay run against DAPL and Line 3 36 sec

The Standing Rock Youth Council's 93 mile relay run.

The Shortwave Report 02/05/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from Sputnik Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr210205.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 RUSSIA-  On his program called Going Underground, Afshin Rattansi spoke w

the Shortwave Report 01/29/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Wellehttp://www.outfarpress.com/swr210129.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 JAPAN- Russia and the US have agreed to extend the las

High-Level Climate Summit to Launch Action Agenda

World leaders, including Pope Francis, UN General Secretary António Guterres and the IMF's Kristalina Georgieva, gather for a high-level climate summit hosted by the Netherlands through Tuesday."The meeting on addressing climate change is taking place at a critical moment," noted Eric LeCompte, the Executive Director of the religious development group Jubilee USA.

The Shortwave Report 01/22/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK Japan, and Sputnik Radio.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr210122.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- The change in the US Presidency was met with reli

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