Environment/Food/Health

The Shortwave Report 08/23/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Sputnik Radio, NHK Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190823.mp3        From RUSSIA- Afshin Rattansi interviewed legendary journalist John Pilger. They discuss the exclusion of Russia and China from the upcoming G7 meeting- one of the main topics will be protests in Hong Kong but nothing about the Yellow Vests in France which were met with even more police brutality.

The Shortwave Report 08/16/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190816.mp3        From GERMANY- Greta Thunberg is on her way to the UN Climate Summit in New York on a racing yacht powered by sails and solar energy. An analysis of increased climate awareness in Germany and measures being taken by the government.

The Shortwave Report 08/09/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190809.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes begins with a report on a Spanish MEP who compared the racist immigration policies of the EU with that of the Donald Trump administration.

The Shortwave Report 08/02/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190802.mp3        From JAPAN- Tokyo Electric Power Company has finally decided to scrap all 10 nuclear reactors at Fukushima, 8 years after the devastating meltdown- it is expected to take 40 years to decommission them.

The Shortwave Report 07/26/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK World Radio Japan.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190726.mp3        From GERMANY- The day before he quit being the British Foreign Minister, Jeremy Hunt called on European allies to create a naval force in the straits of Hormuz to protect oil tankers without the involvement of the US- Iran and British troops continue to hold each others oil t

Mueller's testimony draws Kremlin Annex protesters to White House

In recent months Wednesdays have not normally been one of the days the Kremlin Annex/impeachment protesters are in front of the White House, but with much of the US riveted on Mueller's testimony before Congress, they made a special appearance on July 24. About halfway through the protest, the SS closed Penn Ave-and the Park Police then told them they could not protest in Lafayette Sq either for lack of a different permit.

Scene in front of the White House shortly before the street closure

Extinction Rebellion blockades Capitol Hill tunnels with superglued protests

On the 23rd of July, with the the Sanders/Cortez climate emergency resolution going nowhere, Extinction Rebellion returned to Capitol Hill. Multiple teams converged on the tunnels connection House office buildings to the US Capitol. They arrived all at once and as the commotion started it quickly became clear that protesters had superglued themselves across the access doors to at least one tunnel. There were 17 reported arrests (prior report was 16), but the blockades held for over two hours.

HD Video: Superglued blockaders hold tunnel entrance 2 min 4 sec

Opponents of W Va Rockwool plant erect mock factory inside Lowes

On the 20th of July, residents of W Va, Virginia, Maryland, and DC opposing Rockwool's planned factory in W Virigina built a mock Rockwool factory inside the Lowes hardware store in Gaithersburg. The mock plant was built from Rockwool's own product and was no more welcome there than the real one is in W Va across from an elementary school.

HD Video-erecting a mock Rockwool factory inside Lowes 3 min 14 sec

Beyond Extreme Energy protests fracked gas export facilities at FERC's monthly meeting

On the 18th of January, Beyond Extreme Energy showed up outside FERC, the Federal Energy "Regulatory" Agency. They were there to demand that possibly retiring FERC commissioner Cherly Lefleur vote against all proposed fracked gas export facilities-and against Canadian and other foreign pipeline companies using eminent domain for private gain against US residents.

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