Environment/Food/Health

Clarksville, MD hosts one of many global Rise for Climate events

On the 8th of September, one of a great many Rise for Climate events around the world was held at Clarksvile Commons in Clarksville, MD.

Video calling out MD Governor Hogan's fake "Green Governor" position and explaining what solar cooperatives and community solar installations are.

Luke Kuhn compares fossil fuel lobbying funds to "grand jury subpoena from Hell"

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.

The Shortwave Report 08/31/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180831.mp3        From JAPAN- In Fukushima, residents and the fishing industry oppose plans to release water containing radioactive tritium into the Pacific Ocean. Workers have begun removing nuclear fuel from a fast-breeder reactor in central Japan.

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.

The Shortwave Report 08/10/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Deutsche-Welle  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180810.mp3        From JAPAN- An Insight on the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombs hitting Japan and the nuclear ban treaty proposed at the UN. US sanctions on Iran were reinstated this week, creating chaos for global automobile manufacturers who set up plants there.

The Shortwave Report 08/03/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and NHK World Radio Japan  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180803.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reports on Ahed Tamini, the Palestinian youth released from Israeli prison after 8 months. She had slapped an Israeli soldier after learning that her 15 year old cousin was murdered nearby by another Israeli soldier, also trespassing on Palestinian land.

Occupy Lafayette Park Day 17: T-Rexes and shark rock out as Manafort trial gets moving

The first of August was Day 2 of jailed former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort's trial for tax and bank fraud. That evening was also the 17th consecutive evening of Occupy Lafayette Park's protests demanding that Donald Trump be impeached for the related Russiagate scandal. Three activists in T-Rex costumes and one dressed as a shark provided extra energy to this vigorous protest.

Occupy Lafayette Park Day 17:T-Rexes and a shark dance in vigorous protest demanding Donald Trump's impeachment

Occupy Lafayette Park Day 18: A speaker lists crimes and corruption by Trump

The Shortwave Report 07/27/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180727.mp3        From JAPAN- Last week I aired reports on the heat wave in Japan- it is still happening and in many other parts of the world.

Zero Hour climate march proceeds in heavy rain, demands action on climate change

The heavy rains of July 21 were unable to stop DC's Zero Hour Climate March, one of many such marches around the world. The Zero Hour marches were organized by young people, and at least the DC march featured a significant presence of Indigenous activists including veterans of the DAPL fightback at Standing Rock.

Video of Zero Hour march on the move

Photo by Zero Hour

The Shortwave Report 07/20/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr18072o.mp3        From JAPAN- In Japan record heat waves are following record rainfall and flooding. Japan and the EU have signed a comprehensive free trade deal, in stark contrast to American protectionism.

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