Environment/Food/Health

The Shortwave Report 03/30/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.         From JAPAN- Talks on creating a world free of nuclear weapons have been taking place in Tokyo. In Geneva, a  senior North Korean official called on the US to halt sanctions and pressure against the country. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visited Chinese President Xi Jinping and told him he wanted to denuclearize the Korean peninsula.

Nearly unanimous opposition at fracked gas compressor station hearing in Charles County, MD

On the 28th of March, the MD Dept of the Environment (MDE) held a public hearing in Charles County, MD concerning Dominion's proposed fracked gas compressor station. Residents from the area placed at risk by the project and their supporters spoke unanimously against the project. Near the beginning, someone projected scenes of what a potential explosion at the compressor station on the walls of the room. MDE tried to order the projector turned off while the packed room erupted into yelling.

Video-speakers denounce the proposed compressor station

The Shortwave Report 03/23/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK World Radio Japan, and Sputnik Radio.         From SPAIN- A Spanish migrant rescue boat has been impounded by Italian authorities after rescuing more than 200 migrants off the coast of Libya- an Italian judge suspects the boat was colluding with traffickers.

The Shortwave Report 03/16/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.        From JAPAN- This past Monday North Korea criticized the US for making people think that sanctions are the reason for upcoming talks between the nations. The Chinese President welcomed news of the upcoming inter-Korean summit, and possible talks between the north and the US. Japanese PM Abe is also pleased with the upcoming inter-Korean talks about denuclearization.

Mothers against the Potomac Pipeline arrested at MD State House

On the 14th of March, Mothers against the Potomac Pipeline blocked one of the MD State House doorways and the blockaders were arrested. This was just days before Governor Hogan is expected to make a decision about whether or not to permit the Potomac Pipeline to proceed.

Video compilation from CCAN's and Katherine Brzozowsk's Twitter clips

Photo by John Zangas

ADAPT protests at home of FDA director against electroshock torture of autistic people

Beginning on the weekend of March 10-11, ADAPT has been camping out in front of FDA Director Dr. Scott Gottlieb's home. Things got a little hot on the evening of March 11 as ADAPT occupied the circular driveway, and MPD showed up to push them back. ADAPT is there to demand the FDA ban the use of electroshock aversive "therapy" against autistic children and adults at the Judge Rotenberg "Educational" Center.

Video of the protest in the circular driveway and the police response

Video originally posted by John Zangas of the daylight portion of the same protest

Naming and Shaming!

The Shortwave Report 03/09/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,             The latest Shortwave Report (March 9) is up at the website http://www.outfarpress.com/shortwave.shtml  in 3 forms- (new) HIGHEST QUALITY (160kb)(33MB), broadcast quality (13MB), and quickdownload or streaming form (6MB) (28:59) Links at page bottom   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} htt

Sunrise Movement blockades, shuts down oil lobbyists' dinner in Trump Hotel

On the 5th of March, the Sunrise Movement sucessfully slipped past the defenses of Trump Hotel and blocked the entrances to a room where "IPAAaccess" planned to eat dinner while lobbying politicians to do their bidding. All got out safely after an hour-long blockade. IPAAaccess is a lobbying arm of the Independent Petroleum Institute of America, and the purpose of the dinner was to promote fracking.

Video of both the support protest and the blockade inside Trump Hotel

Photo by Sunrise Movement

The Shortwave Report 03/02/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,             The latest Shortwave Report (March 2) is up at the website http://www.outfarpress.com/shortwave.shtml  in 3 forms- (new) HIGHEST QUALITY (160kb)(33MB), broadcast quality (13MB), and quickdownload or streaming form (6MB) (28:59) Links at page bottom   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} htt

The Shortwave Report 02/23/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,             The latest Shortwave Report (February 23) is up at the website http://www.outfarpress.com/shortwave.shtml  in 3 forms- (new) HIGHEST QUALITY (160kb)(33MB), broadcast quality (13MB), and quickdownload or streaming form (6MB) (28:59) Links at page bottom   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} 

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