World Uprisings

Climate Group Extinction Rebellion Targets the RNC, 8 Arrested

US Capitol Police arrest 8 within minutes as Extinction Rebellion targets the Republican National Committee, part of a global mass movement using civil disobedience in order to demand radical action on climate change.

 

 

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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.

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.

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

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

Rally at White House remembers murdered Brazilian activist Marielle Franco

On March 14, 2019, murdered Brazilian human rights activists and Rio de Janeiro city council member Marielle Franco was remembered with with a vigil at the White House. Protesters condemned Brazil's fascist President Bolsonaro who among many other crimes once gave awards to the two military policemen who have been charged with Marielle's murder. Protesters also displayed copies of a street sign remembering her that pro-Bolsonaro politicians have been photographed holding broken pieces of while threatening to break other opponents of facism and white supremacy.

Video: Protesters call out Brazil's far-right for assasinating Marielle and using her murder to threaten others 4 min 11 sec

The Shortwave Report 03/15/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, NHK Japan,    Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radiohttp://www.outfarpress.com/swr190315.mp3        From SPAIN- Hundreds of thousands of Spaniards took to the streets on International Womens Day- as the far-right rises in Spain there is worry that modern progress in gender equality may be revoked.

The Shortwave Report 03/08/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radiohttp://www.outfarpress.com/swr190308.mp3        From JAPAN- A Swiss survey has ranked all nations for the percentage of females in national parliaments. Contaminated soil from the Fukushima disaster 8 years ago remains stored at more than 100,000 locations near homes in the prefecture. The US and South Korea are holding smaller scale war games this year.

The Shortwave Report 03/01/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK Japanhttp://www.outfarpress.com/swr190301.mp3        From GERMANY- Two weeks ago a Pakistani terrorist group claimed responsibility for the deaths of 20 Indian soldiers in Kashmir. This week the Indian military bombed what they said was a terrorist camp in Pakistan, and the Pakistan military replied by shooting down 2 Indian jets.

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