Environment/Food/Health

The Shortwave Report 10/23/20 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr201023.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- First an upda

Pipeline protesters dig in against end of stop-work order vs Mountain Valley Pipeline

Beyond Extreme Energy reports that the stop work order against the Mountain Valley Pipeline has been lifted, but a new ban on stream and water crossings has just been imposed. FERC has extended their permit, but a treesit camp stands in their way and observers report no new construction.

Video-DC Bike Party, ShutdownDC, Extinction Rebellion DC stage joint "get out the vote" ride

On the 14th of October, DC Bike Party partnered with Shutdown DC and Extinction Rebellion DC for a Halloween-themed "Get out the Vote" bike ride. Hundreds participated.

Video-the ride at St John's Church, and Halloween theme on display at Union Station 1 min 15 sec

The bike party passes St John's Church, site of Trump's June 1 tear-gas enabled Bible thumping photo op

The Shortwave Report 10/16/20 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Spanish National Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr201016.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- A series of brief

Trump defies quarantine, Hatch Act to hold "law and order" rally at White House

On the 10th of October, a potentially still-contagious Donald Trump invited 2,000 GOP supporters to a "Back the Blue" rally on the White House South Lawn. While the theme was law and order, Trump violated DC health codes concerning isolation while actively infectious with COVID as well as the Hatch Act. The Hatch act forbids use of government assets (such as the White House) for partisan political purposes.

After Trump's rally:Trumpers march mocking BLM, supporting theocracy with "Jesus Matters" chant 26 sec

Trumpers vandalize posters at 16ht and H White House fence 6 sec

Image via "Vicky" (Twitter)

The Shortwave Report 10/02/20 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr201002.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 IAEA says

The Shortwave Report 09/25/20 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK World Japan.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr200925.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-The UN has been holding an

Extinction Rebellion DC sets off smoke flares in Adams-Morgan over wildfires

On the 20th of September, Extinction Rebellion DC (XRDC) marched from Malcolm X Park through the 18th st restaurant area and other upscale area around Adams-Morgan and nearby. At several stops they played recorded sounds of wildfires and fired smoke flares to dramatize the West coast fires "sparked by money and greed."

XRDC pops smoke on 18th st to draw attention to the role of climate change in sparking wildfires

Extinction Rebellion set off flares in anger at CNN wildfire coverage

From XRDC: Rebels from Extinction Rebellion DC (XRDC) set off smoke flares and dumped ash outside CNN’s DC offices on

Extinction Rebellion DC releases smoke at CNN to protest lack of climate/wildfire attention

On the 18th of September, Extinction Rebellion DC showed up outside CNN's DC headquarters with a desk,a mock CNN anchor team, characters including a devil and fire spirits, and plenty of brightly colored smoke. They were there to protest CNN's near-total lack of coverage of the role of climate change in fueling the West Coast wildfires whose smoke plumes have reached Europe.

Video-smoke rises over mock CNN anchors at CNN's HQ" 1 min 18 sec

XRDC pops smoke at CNN

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