Foreign Policy/Imperialism

The Shortwave Report 12/14/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and Sputnik Radio.    http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181214.mp3        From JAPAN- Several reports from the UN Climate Change Conference, COP 24- there was an event showcasing municipalities taking actions beyond that of their central governments, protests against the US representation at the conference, and the UN Secretary General urged progress in i

The Shortwave Report 12/07/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.    http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181207.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reports on the inauguration of the new Mexican President Obrador who says he will end corruption and impunity, and turn away from neo-liberal economic model.

The Shortwave Report 11/30/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK Japan, and Radio Deutsche-Welle  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181130.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reads Spanish press reviews on the Brexit deal agreed upon by Theresa May and the EU, and the US national climate assessment which affirmed that human activities are responsible for worsening weather patterns and recent record breaking wildfires.  

The Shortwave Report 11/23/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and Sputnik Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181123.mp3        From JAPAN- US Sec of State Pompeo warned South Korea about moving forward with ties and reconciliation. The US military flew a pair of B-52 bombers over the South China Sea to keep Chinese military buildup in check.

Day 127 of #KremlinAnnex protest lampoons Trump for refusing to listen to tape of Khashoggi's murder

Nov 19 was the 127th evening in a row of the #KremlinAnnex protests outside the White House demanding that Trump be impeached or removed as unfit for office. On Nov 19th the lighted sign behind the protest read "BONESAW" as protesters hammered Donald Trump for refusing to listen to tapes of Jemal Khashoggi's murder and refused to listen to evidence from his own CIA that the Saudi crown prince ordered the murder.

Video Night 127: the "Bonesaw" musical performance 56 sec

Video Night 131: speaker condemns continuing US arms sales to Saudi Arabia 1 min 41 sec

Video Night 134: KremlinAnnex protest calls out Trump as a racist after Missisippi rallies for racist candidate 1 min 24 sec

The Shortwave Report 11/16/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and Spanish National Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181116.mp3        From JAPAN- The UN IAEA recommended that Japan deal with the ever-growing volume of radioactive water being stored at Fukushima. International experts are discussing nuclear disarmament at a meeting in Japan, worried about US plans to leave the intermediate weapons treaty with Russia.

The Shortwave Report 11/09/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Spanish National radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181109.mp3        From GERMANY- Europeans paid attention to the US midterm elections, hoping that both the Congress and Senate would be won by Democrats.

The Shortwave Report 11/02/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba,and Spanish National Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181102.mp3        From JAPAN- The South Korean Supreme Court passed a ruling that citizens who were forced into labor by Japanese companies during WW2 must be compensated- this ruling may apply to 140,000 Koreans, and it is creating tension between the two governments.

The Shortwave Report 10/26/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish national Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181026.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes and Panorama are back on SNR. Here is a series of Spanish newspaper reviews, beginning with European reaction to the Khashoggi case, with Germany alone putting arms sales to Saudi Arabia on hold.

The Shortwave Report 10/19/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr181019.mp3        From JAPAN- The governor of Okinawa denounced the central government for pushing through the location of a new US military base. A Tokyo criminal court is questioning three former TEPCO executives concerning negligence before and during the nuclear accident at Fukushima in 2011.

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