Foreign Policy/Imperialism

The Shortwave Report 02/15/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190215.mp3        From GERMANY- In Spain, Parliament rejected Prime Minister Sanchez's budget, which will likely lead to a new election. The right-wing in the country is growing in numbers and strength and held a large rally in Madrid.

The Shortwave Report 02/08/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and  Sputnik Radio.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190208.mp3        From JAPAN- Vietnamese people are pleased that the second US North Korea summit will be held in their country. Honda Motor will team up with a Chinese company to develop batteries for electric vehicles- Honda plans to launch 20 models of electric cars in China by 2025.

Puerto Rico Debt Deal Receives Court Approval

Judge Laura Taylor Swain approved a deal to restructure $17 billion of Puerto Rico's $72 billion debt on Monday. Court approval was the last hurdle creditors and the island's oversight board needed for a plan to address sales tax backed debt or "COFINA" debt."We are worried that not enough debt is being cut and that Puerto Rico's people are carrying heavy austerity burdens," said Jubilee USA Executive Director Eric LeCompte, who monitors Puerto Rico's debt. "The math isn't adding up.

Protests continue against US support for possible coup in Venezuala

On the 26th of January, a second round of protest against US interferect and support for a possible coup in Venezuala took place in front of the White House. Trump has unilaterally recognized Juan Guaido as President of Venezuala, even though he has attempted to declare himself President outside of any election process.

Video-speaker calls out Guaido for links to Bolsonaro 1 min 15 sec

US Hands Off Venezuela White House Protest Video

Emergency protest in the rain in front of the White House by the Party for Socialism and Liberation and Code Pink  to protest the US threats against Venezuelan sovereignty.

YouTube Link

The Shortwave Report 01/25/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radio.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190125.mp3        From JAPAN- A Japanese fishing cooperative plans to resume commercial whaling on July 1. Japan is soon to receive its first shipment of oil from Iran after getting an embargo dispensation from Trump.

The Shortwave Report 01/18/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190118.mp3        From GERMANY- On Conflict Zone, Tim Sebastian interviewed Mischael Modrikamon, the executive director of The Movement. Steve Bannon who was Trump's chief strategist for 7 months before returning to the media outlet Beirbart.

The Shortwave Report 01/11/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190111.mp3        From JAPAN- There were demonstrations across Thailand to protest a possible postponement of general elections. Activists staged a rally in front of the White House in protest of the relocations of a US military base in Okinawa. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un made his fourth visit to meet with the Chinese President Xi Jinping.

The Shortwave Report 01/04/19 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/swr190104.mp3        From GERMANY- Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro has been inaugurated as the new Brazilian president with a crusade against socialism and political correctness, and for arming citizens, privatizing industry, and finishing off the rain forest.        From CUBA-&

The Shortwave Report 12/28/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.    http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181228.mp3        From JAPAN- Japan is pulling out of the International Whaling Commission and will resume commercial whaling next July. Greenpeace condemned the Japanese decision to start harvesting whales again when the oceans are facing multiple threats- Australia also rejected the change.

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