Foreign Policy/Imperialism

Protesters show up at UK Embassy after arrest of Julian Assange

On the 11th of April, British police "forcibly removed" and arrested Julian Assange on an extradition warrant from the United Snakes after the government of Ecuador cravenly gave them a green light. That afternoon, protesters showed up at UK embassies all over the world. One of the protests was here in DC. Protesters are demanding that Assange (of Wikileaks) be released and NOT be extradicted to the US.

Video-the protest in front of the UK Embassy 1 min 40 sec

Somalia Leaders Call for Debt Cancellation

In Somalia, 60 percent of the 15 million person population lives in extreme poverty. According to the United Nations Development Programme almost 10 million people live in extreme poverty or close to poverty in Somalia while the war-torn African nation wrestles with a $4.6 billion debt.

The Shortwave Report 04/12/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK World Radio Japan, and Sputnik Radiohttp://www.outfarpress.com/swr190412.mp3        From CUBA- A few hours ago Julian Assange was removed from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and charged in court for conspiracy at the request of the US Justice department.

Activists stage symbolic defense of Venezualan Embassy after OAS votes to recognize US backed coup plotter

Late afternoon on April 9, protesters showed for a symbolic defense of the Embassy of Venezuala from any takeover by the forces of US backed, self-declared "president" Juan Guaido after the OAS voted to recognize his envoy instead of that of the actual government of Venezuala.

The Shortwave Report 04/05/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radiohttp://www.outfarpress.com/swr190405.mp3        From JAPAN- The Japanese government is drawing up long-term strategies to cut greenhouse gas emissions before June. 4 Japanese motorcycle manufacturers are pursuing unified standards for electric models.

Protest against NATO, US intervention in Venezuala marches on IMF and World Bank

On the 30th of March, a protest against NATO and against US intervention in Venezuala marched from the White House to the IMF and World Bank, two weeks before the 2019 Spring Meetings.

Video: marching on the IMF and World Bank 2 min 35 sec

Stretching out a banner in front of the World Bank

The Shortwave Report 03/29/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radiohttp://www.outfarpress.com/swr190329.mp3        From GERMANY- Mexican President Obrador has asked the Vatican and Spain to apologize for the conquest of Central America 500 years ago. The EU parliament voted overwhelmingly to ban the sale of single-use plastics from 2021. A rocket fired from Gaza hit a house in Israel and set off intense bombing of the Gaza.

Palestine supporters march on AIPAC, face harassment by Holocaust deniers

On March 24, Palestinians and their supporters marched on the annual convention of AIPAC(American Israel Public Affairs Committee), which is known (same as corporate lobbyists etc are) for buying influence on Capitol Hill. On arrival they ran into a curious opposition: A Holocaust denier and his sidekick proceeded to harass and argue with the pro-Palestine protesters. Perhaps this is no surprise given anti-Muslim hate modern Nazis (alt-right) are famous for.

Video of the march on AIPAC and the two visible Holocaust deniers 2 min 55 sec

In front of AIPAC's convention at the Washington Convention Center

US Hands Off Venezuela Lafayette Park Protest

Full HD 60p version of speakers at the March 16 protest opposing US aggression and interference against Venezuela:

Video Link Speeches

March and protest in front of the Trump Hotel:

Trump Hotel Protest Livestream

 Speakers:

 

Visit by Brazil's Fascist President Bolsonaro to White House draws protest

On the 17th of March, Brazil's new Fascist president Jail Bolsonaro came to DC to meet with his fellow Fascist Donald Trump. Protesters gathered in front of the White House to oppose everything he stands for: theft of Indigenous land, violence against people of color, women, and GLBTQ folks, and corporate supremacy.

Video-speakers and picket against Bolsonaro's visit to Trump 4 min 8 sec

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