Anti-War/Peace

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

Anti-torture protesters march on Trump Hotel demanding closure of Guantanimo Bay

The 11 of January, 2020 was the 18th annniversary of the opening of the gates of Hell at Guantanimo Bay by George W Bush. Protesters marched to Trump Hotel bearing nine coffins for nine detainees who have died there, and one more for whoever is next to die from the atrocious conditions at Gitmo. Trump has vowed nobody will be released from there no matter what.

Video-coffin march on Trump Hotel demands Gitmo close forever 2 min 2 sec

The march departs the White House

Rally at Capitol supports vote under War Powers Act to deny Trump Iran war authority

On the 9th of January, antiwar members of Congress and a number of antiwar activists spoke before a substantial rally in front of the US Capitol. They were there to pump up support for a War Powers Act resolution to require Trump to seek authorization from Congress prior to any further military action against Iran. The resolution pass the House 224-194 on mostly party lines shortly after the rally.

Video:the basics followed by in-depth speeches by an antiwar veteran and an Iraqi-American 5 min 28 sec

Supporting a War Powers Act resolution against Trump's expected Iran 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.

Hundreds march on Trump Hotel against potential US-Iran war

On the 4th of January, hundreds gathered in Lafayette Square to oppose Trump's reckless aggression and brewing war with Iran. At the conclusion of ANSWER's rally at the White House protesters marched on Trump Hotel. This was just one of dozens of simultanious antiwar protests across the US.

Video: the march at Trump Hotel 7 min and 1 sec cut from longer Anya Parampil livestream

Still from Anya Parampil video

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.

2019 in Progressive Activism

Video compilation of protests and direct actions mostly but not entirely in the DC area as the resistance against the regime of Donald Trump enters its third year. (16 min 58 sec)

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.

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