Foreign Policy/Imperialism

The Shortwave Report 12/06/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Spanish National Radio, NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191206.mp3        From GERMANY- NATO leaders met for the 70th anniversary, agreeing on a seriously increased budget.

The Shortwave Report 11/29/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, NHK Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191129.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes begins with rallies held around the world for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

The Shortwave Report 11/22/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Sputnik Radio, Spanish National Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191122.mp3        From RUSSIA- On his program called Going Underground Afshin Rattansi interviewed journalist Greg Palast. Afshin begins with a brief review of Pinochet in Chile.  Then Palast discusses the political upheavals in Latin America, namely Chile, Bolivia, and Venezuela.

Protest held at White House against US backed coup in Bolivia

On the 16th of November, the ANSWER Coalition held a protest against the US supported "soft coup" in Bolivia. A smaller group of possibly wealthy and mostly non-Indigenous Bolivians counterprotested. The right wingers claimed there was no coup, but speakers at the rally reported Evo Morales resigned in the face of "guns to his head" from the military, a week after sabotage nearly brought down his helicopter.

Video-Chile protest unites with the coup protest as an Indigenous speaker speaks 2 min 33 sec

The Shortwave Report 11/15/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191115.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reports on the second  highest water level in the history of Venice, and hundreds of bush fires raging in eastern Australia, from Brisbane to Sydney. In Bolivia, right-wing politician Jeanine Anez claimed the presidency following a military coup.

Kurdish and antifascist activists protest against Trump's meeting with Turkish dictator Erdogan

On the 13th of November, as public impeachment hearings started, Donald Trump welcomed Turkish dictator Erdogan to the White House. This is while Turkish troops occupy part of Norther Syria and are destroying Kurdish towns. Outside the meeting, Kurdish and antifascist protesters banged drums, chased away pro-Erdogan provocateurs, and attempted to cut off Erdogan's escape route from the meeting.

Video featuring confrontations with Erdogen supporters, a YPG veteran's speech, and pursuing Erdogan's motorcade 7 min 19 sec

Police line at G st holding furious protesters two blocks away from Erdogen's E st exit from the White House

The Shortwave Report 11/08/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK Japan.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191108.mp3        From GERMANY- The Chinese and French presidents signed an agreement reaffirming their commitment to the Paris climate accord, calling it irreversible- this on the day that Trump began formally withdrawing the US from the agreement.

The Shortwave Report 11/01/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191101.mp3        From JAPAN- A UK based think tank forecasts an escalation in the confrontation between the US and China. Taiwan approved the purchase 66 more F16 fighter jets from the US.

The Shortwave Report 10/25/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio,   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191025.mp3        From GERMANY- A series of 7 brief news updates from Northern Ireland, Israel, Bolivia, Lebanon, Chile and Britain.        From RUSSIA- Afshin Rattansi interviewed journalist John Pilger who is a close associate of Julian Assange.

The Shortwave Report 10/18/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191018.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reports on the government of Ecuador restoring fuel subsidies, the cancellation of which had led to massive protests. Last Friday the US announced an increase in its military troop and weapons presence in Saudi Arabia.

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