Military/Weapons

The Shortwave Report 12/07/18 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/swr181207.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reports on the inauguration of the new Mexican President Obrador who says he will end corruption and impunity, and turn away from neo-liberal economic model.

The Shortwave Report 11/30/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK Japan, and Radio Deutsche-Welle  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181130.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reads Spanish press reviews on the Brexit deal agreed upon by Theresa May and the EU, and the US national climate assessment which affirmed that human activities are responsible for worsening weather patterns and recent record breaking wildfires.  

The Shortwave Report 11/23/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and Sputnik Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181123.mp3        From JAPAN- US Sec of State Pompeo warned South Korea about moving forward with ties and reconciliation. The US military flew a pair of B-52 bombers over the South China Sea to keep Chinese military buildup in check.

The Shortwave Report 11/16/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and Spanish National Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181116.mp3        From JAPAN- The UN IAEA recommended that Japan deal with the ever-growing volume of radioactive water being stored at Fukushima. International experts are discussing nuclear disarmament at a meeting in Japan, worried about US plans to leave the intermediate weapons treaty with Russia.

The Shortwave Report 11/09/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Spanish National radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181109.mp3        From GERMANY- Europeans paid attention to the US midterm elections, hoping that both the Congress and Senate would be won by Democrats.

Kurds, Allies protest renewed Turkish shelling and bombing of Syrian civilians

Since the end of October Erdogen's fascist/Islamist regime in Turkey hs again been shelling and bombing northern Syria. One of these bombings killed a small child on her way to school. On the 5th of November, Kurdish activists and their supporters showed up at the US Department of State. US action to end the attacks could be as simple as an ultimatum to Turkey to stop the bombing or face a US arms embargo.

Video featuring a speaker on the Kurdish anti-ISIS campaign and Turkey's new round of attacks

The Shortwave Report 11/02/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba,and Spanish National Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181102.mp3        From JAPAN- The South Korean Supreme Court passed a ruling that citizens who were forced into labor by Japanese companies during WW2 must be compensated- this ruling may apply to 140,000 Koreans, and it is creating tension between the two governments.

The Shortwave Report 10/19/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181019.mp3        From JAPAN- The governor of Okinawa denounced the central government for pushing through the location of a new US military base. A Tokyo criminal court is questioning three former TEPCO executives concerning negligence before and during the nuclear accident at Fukushima in 2011.

The Shortwave Report 10/12/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181012.mp3        From GERMANY- The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or the IPCC, released a report stating that immediate changes need to be made to prevent catastrophic climate change. Germany just witnessed the largest climate protest in its history over removing a forest to extract coal.

The Shortwave Report 10/05/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181005.mp3        From JAPAN- TEPCO, the company that owns and operates the devastated Fukushima nuclear power plant, now admits that the waste water they wanted to continue dumping in the Pacific Ocean is much more radioactive than they had admitted.

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