Elections/Legislation/Government

Kremlin Annex protesters stick it to Trump for concealment of USS John McCain during his visit to Japan

Amid the news of Trump's deadly racism on the border and the growing chorus of calls for impeachment over obstruction of justice, a new issue has arisen. When Trump visited Japan, someone ensured the US Navy's USS John McCain was kept out of sight as it is named for one of his political enemies. This is the behavior of a stereotypical tin-pot dictator. On the last day of May, protesters showed up with a mock version of the destroyer in front of the White House hoping to torpedo Trump's reputation. During this a 100 year old WWII veteran stopped by the protest.

HD Video-Mock USS John McCain makes port call at the White House 2 min 35 sec

The Shortwave Report 05/31/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle,  Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK World Radio Japan, and Sputnik Radio    http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190531.mp3        From GERMANY- The Greens political party gained a great deal in the EU Parliament elections, with much credit going to the work of Greta Thunberg.

House Delays Disaster Package for Puerto Rico, US States and Territories

 Washington DC - The House of Representatives delayed a vote on a $19.1 billion disaster bill that would aid Americans in a number of US States and Territories.

The Shortwave Report 05/24/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radio    http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190524.mp3        From JAPAN- The Tokyo governor is drawing up a plan to reduce the city's CO2 emissions by 2050. South Korea suspended use of a nuclear reactor that would not shut down when it exceeded its safe thermal limit.

The Shortwave Report 05/17/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK World Radio Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba.    http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190517.mp3        From GERMANY- We will start with 3 brief stories- clashes in Palestine, another successful lawsuit against carcinogenic Roundup, and Turkey launches military exercises for the second time this year.

Houses Passes Disaster Aid Package for Puerto Rico, US States and Territories

Washington DC - On Friday, the House of Representatives passed disaster relief legislation to benefit US States, Territories and municipalities recovering from wildfires, floods and hurricanes.

The Shortwave Report 05/10/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba.    http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190510.mp3        From JAPAN- North Korea launched several missiles on the weekend, saying that it was part of ordinary military training for self-defense- Japanese Prime Minister Abe said there were no threats to national security.

Kremlin Annex/impeachment protest draws crowd evening after redacted Mueller report released

On the 18th of April, the long-awaited Mueller report on the Trump/Russia affair was released in a redacted form. Again, as in the summary the report claims no collusion between Trump and Russian agents seeking to interfere in the 2016 election. Protesters at the White House disputed this report, claiming Attorney General Bob Barr cooked the report to ensure this conclusion and should be impeached alongside Trump.

Video: Lots of "tourists" at Kremlin Annex protest 1 min 9 sec

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The Shortwave Report 04/19/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and NHK World Radio Japanhttp://www.outfarpress.com/swr190419.mp3        From GERMANY- First news briefs including a wind farm, Greta Thunberg meets the Pope, the extinction rebellion, and Trump vetoes a bill to stop funding the war on Yemen.

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.

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