Environment/Food/Health

The Shortwave Report 08/10/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Deutsche-Welle  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180810.mp3        From JAPAN- An Insight on the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombs hitting Japan and the nuclear ban treaty proposed at the UN. US sanctions on Iran were reinstated this week, creating chaos for global automobile manufacturers who set up plants there.

The Shortwave Report 08/03/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and NHK World Radio Japan  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180803.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reports on Ahed Tamini, the Palestinian youth released from Israeli prison after 8 months. She had slapped an Israeli soldier after learning that her 15 year old cousin was murdered nearby by another Israeli soldier, also trespassing on Palestinian land.

Occupy Lafayette Park Day 17: T-Rexes and shark rock out as Manafort trial gets moving

The first of August was Day 2 of jailed former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort's trial for tax and bank fraud. That evening was also the 17th consecutive evening of Occupy Lafayette Park's protests demanding that Donald Trump be impeached for the related Russiagate scandal. Three activists in T-Rex costumes and one dressed as a shark provided extra energy to this vigorous protest.

Occupy Lafayette Park Day 17:T-Rexes and a shark dance in vigorous protest demanding Donald Trump's impeachment

Occupy Lafayette Park Day 18: A speaker lists crimes and corruption by Trump

The Shortwave Report 07/27/18 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/swr180727.mp3        From JAPAN- Last week I aired reports on the heat wave in Japan- it is still happening and in many other parts of the world.

Zero Hour climate march proceeds in heavy rain, demands action on climate change

The heavy rains of July 21 were unable to stop DC's Zero Hour Climate March, one of many such marches around the world. The Zero Hour marches were organized by young people, and at least the DC march featured a significant presence of Indigenous activists including veterans of the DAPL fightback at Standing Rock.

Video of Zero Hour march on the move

Photo by Zero Hour

The Shortwave Report 07/20/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr18072o.mp3        From JAPAN- In Japan record heat waves are following record rainfall and flooding. Japan and the EU have signed a comprehensive free trade deal, in stark contrast to American protectionism.

The Shortwave Report 07/13/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK World Radio Japan.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180713.mp3        From GERMANY- A brief report on the NATO Summit where Trump made remarks that Europeans considered shocking and false information. They were offended by his mixing economics and military partnership.

The Shortwave Report 07/06/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Sputnik Radio, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK World Radio Japan.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180706.mp3        From RUSSIA- On his show called Going Underground, Afshin Rattansi interviewed Sy Hersh, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist.

Senate Passes Puerto Rico Nutritional Assistance in Farm Bill: Puerto Rico Housing Assistance Fails in Senate

The US Senate voted for Puerto Rico disaster relief in the form of food assistance with the passage of the "Farm Bill." The Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, included Senators Marco Rubio and Kirsten Gillibrand's amendment to fund Puerto Rico's Nutritional Assistance Program.

The Shortwave Report 06/29/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and Sputnik Radio         From JAPAN- The Japanese government is going to lead a global effort to clean the oceans from plastic and other waste materials.

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