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Code Pink launches "Cut the Pentagon" campaign at White House rally

On the 12th of September, Code Pink launched the "Cut the Pentagon: campaign to redirect money away from the Pentagon and to other priorities. They held a rally in Lafayette Sq with a cake symbolizing both the Pentagon and the budget, which was literally cut and served out to participants.

Video-cutting the "Pentagon" in Lafayette Sq 1 min 11 sec

Cutting the Pentagon: this cake symbolizing the Pentagon was in 5 segments but which ended up being 10 sides, possibly due to baking equipment limitations.

Extreme-right Sean Feucht "Let Us Worship" concert gets tiny turnout

On Sep 11 and 12, Christian evangelical and far-right activist Sean Feucht held one of his "let us worship" concerts on the Mall in DC. His permit called for a maximum of 30,000 attendees, but photos show he got less than 10% of that if even that..

This is nowhere near 30,000 Christian fundamentalists and MAGAts

Treasury Secretary Yellen Encourages Tax and Aid Deals to Confront Pandemic

Improving tax collection raises needed resources for countries, noted Treasury Secretary Yellen at a virtual G7 finance ministers meeting. Yellen praised a July G20 agreement to curb corporate tax avoidance. The agreement is supported by 134 countries.

The Shortwave Report 09/10/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from  NHK Japan, Sputnik Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Radio Havana Cuba.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr210910.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 JAPAN- The Japanese government is extending its covi

Activists hold rally to demand NO vote on Metro police powers expansion.

On Sep 7, Black Lives Matter and transit activists rallied at Columbia Heights Civic Plaza to demand that the WMATA (Metro) board vote NO on the proposal to expand Metro police powers. This vote originally scheduled for July 29 was postponed to Sep 9 after WMATA board member Tom Bulger received a protest at his home on July 27.

Update Sep 9: vote on expanding Metro Transit Police powers expansion delayed again

Video by StonieFlix of continuing protest INSIDE Metro 44 sec

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