Environment/Food/Health

Extinction Rebellion DC sets off smoke flares in Adams-Morgan over wildfires

On the 20th of September, Extinction Rebellion DC (XRDC) marched from Malcolm X Park through the 18th st restaurant area and other upscale area around Adams-Morgan and nearby. At several stops they played recorded sounds of wildfires and fired smoke flares to dramatize the West coast fires "sparked by money and greed."

XRDC pops smoke on 18th st to draw attention to the role of climate change in sparking wildfires

Extinction Rebellion set off flares in anger at CNN wildfire coverage

From XRDC: Rebels from Extinction Rebellion DC (XRDC) set off smoke flares and dumped ash outside CNN’s DC offices on

Extinction Rebellion DC releases smoke at CNN to protest lack of climate/wildfire attention

On the 18th of September, Extinction Rebellion DC showed up outside CNN's DC headquarters with a desk,a mock CNN anchor team, characters including a devil and fire spirits, and plenty of brightly colored smoke. They were there to protest CNN's near-total lack of coverage of the role of climate change in fueling the West Coast wildfires whose smoke plumes have reached Europe.

Video-smoke rises over mock CNN anchors at CNN's HQ" 1 min 18 sec

XRDC pops smoke at CNN

The Shortwave Report 09/18/20 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Sputnik Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK World Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr200918.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- &

Video: Trump rally disrupted, venue fined for virus rules in Henderson, NV

On the 13th of September, Donald Trump held an indoor/unmasked campaign rally in Henderson, Nevada. Black Lives Matter protesters infiltrated the event and disrupted it. Afterwards, the owner of the venue was fined $3000 by Henderson for violating social distancing requirements by packing thousands of his supporters with many or most of them unmasked into this indoor space.

Video-BLM disrupt's Trump's Henderson, NV rally 1 min 9 sec

BLM disrupts the Henderson, NV Trump campaign rally/corona party (still from Marie Douvre video)

Climate-driven storms undermine brand-new Beach Drive

On the 10th of September, climate-change driven storms dumped about 6 inches of rain in the Rock Creek watershed in a matter of hours. Rock Creek came out of it banks, and when the waters receded, part of newly-rebuilt Beach Drive was found to have been undermined. The damaged area has been closed, as it is unknown how muchg weight the undermined area can support without collapsing.

Video-examining the damage left by the Sep 10th storm that undermined Beach Drive 1 min 20 sec

This part of Beach Drive was rebuilt just two year ago w new drainage, but new more powerful storms have already undermined it

Thank You Kevin Zeese!

Received the news about Kevin Zeese passing outta this world, sent to me by Earth First!, received this afternoon in Honolulu.  It was just amazing to have been a part of DC Occupy as the pots 'n pans washer with the kitchen working group.  Had many productive conversations with Kevin.  Peaceout.  Craig Louis Stehr, craiglouisstehr@gmail.com  

The Shortwave Report 09/11/20 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr200911.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- &nb

XRDC CNN Protest

Extinction Rebellion (XR) targets media outlets across the US on Friday (Sept 4th) as part of a globally coordinated

The Shortwave Report 09/04/20 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and NHK World Japan.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr200904.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 be

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