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The Shortwave Report 12/03/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from  NHK Japan, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Havana.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr211203.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- Japan has reported fewer Covid cases- the Omicron variant led the government to at

Pro-Choice protesters face off with extreme right, theocrats as SCOTUS hears abortion case

On Dec 1, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Missisippi abortion law case. It is widely suspected that with Trump's "justices" on the court, this case will bring a destablizing end to Roe vs Wade. Outside, "warriors for Christ" and the "official street preachers" hate group attempted to disrupt a big pro-choice rally, while Liberty University and other theocrats held their own antichoice rally.

Video-some of the most unsavory of the antichoice elements, including a hate group member with a Confederate flag glove 1 min 11 sec

An antiabortion protesters displays a Confederate flag on his glove outside the Supreme Court

New COVID Variant Forces Postponement of World Trade Ministers Meeting

The World Trade Organization postponed a meeting where trade ministers planned to decide on vaccine access and production issues for developing countries. The meeting, scheduled for Geneva, Switzerland, was canceled because of new travel restrictions due to the COVID Omicron variant. Waiving pharmaceutical company patents on COVID vaccines and treatments featured prominently on the agenda.

The Shortwave Report 11/26/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from  NHK Japan, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr211126.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-  Money is being set aside for fishermen as the Jap

Mayor Bowser gets Cancel The Rent protest at her house

On the 20th of November, Cancel the Rent DC marched on the suburban-style home of DC's Mayor Muriel Bowser. Activists were demanding the recently-expired moratorium on evictions be put back into force among other demands. An eviction notice is an especially nasty Yule present from any landlord.

Video featuring the demands of Cancel the Rent DC 2 min 22 sec

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