Military/Weapons

Extreme right attempts, fails to hijack Richmond gun rally

On the 20th of January, tens of thousands of gun owners gathered near the VA state Capitol to lobby against proposed new gun laws, some warned while wearing rifles that gun confiscation would be resisted by force. While tens of thousands protested the proposed gun laws, extreme-right groups from Trump campaigners to neo-Nazis and a few Confederate flag wavers tried and failed to overshadow or take over the rally.

Video: fascists including Jovi Val make fools of themselves at the Richmond gun rally 2 min 19 sec

The man here with the rifle gave an interview about possible civil war in the US to a number of media outlets.

4th annual Women's March takes to the streets amid scattered right-wing crazies

On the 18th of January, the 4th annual Women's March took to the streets for a march all the way around the White House. Far-right counterprotesters included antichoice banner holders shut down by a single pair of anarchists, and some Alex Jones supporters in an armored truck.

Video-scenes from the Women's March including the right-wing extremist counterprotesters 1 min 42 sec

Women's March participant calls Trump a "Shithole President"

The Shortwave Report 01/17/20 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/swr200117.mp3   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)        From GERMANY- Scientists are war

The Shortwave Report 01/10/20 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr200110.mp3        From RUSSIA- On his program called Going Underground Afshin Rattansi spoke with three guests about the American targeted assassination of Iranian General Souleimani.

The Shortwave Report 01/03/20 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr_01_03_20.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reports on the US airstrikes on Hezbollah militia bases in Iraq and Syria. The deadly bombings took place last Sunday as a retaliation for earlier rocket fire on an Iraqi military base that killed a US defense contractor.

The Shortwave Report 12/27/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Spanish National Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191227.mp3        From JAPAN- The UN Secretary General Guterres said 2019 was a year of hope despite widespread crises, because of the mobilization of young people around climate change and other issues.

The Shortwave Report 12/20/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Radio Havana Cuba   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191220.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes begins with a report on the UK Parliamentary elections, which overwhelmingly supported the conservative Tory party and Boris Johnson. Johnson says that Brexit, the UK withdrawal from the EU, will happen on January 31.

The Shortwave Report 12/13/19 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/swr191213.mp3        From GERMANY- Finland is set to get the youngest Prime Minister in the world, fires continue to rage in Australia, and Greenland ice is melting faster. Massive strikes continue in France in protest of pension reforms.

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.

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