Foreign Policy/Imperialism

The Shortwave Report 11/15/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191115.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reports on the second  highest water level in the history of Venice, and hundreds of bush fires raging in eastern Australia, from Brisbane to Sydney. In Bolivia, right-wing politician Jeanine Anez claimed the presidency following a military coup.

Kurdish and antifascist activists protest against Trump's meeting with Turkish dictator Erdogan

On the 13th of November, as public impeachment hearings started, Donald Trump welcomed Turkish dictator Erdogan to the White House. This is while Turkish troops occupy part of Norther Syria and are destroying Kurdish towns. Outside the meeting, Kurdish and antifascist protesters banged drums, chased away pro-Erdogan provocateurs, and attempted to cut off Erdogan's escape route from the meeting.

Video featuring confrontations with Erdogen supporters, a YPG veteran's speech, and pursuing Erdogan's motorcade 7 min 19 sec

Police line at G st holding furious protesters two blocks away from Erdogen's E st exit from the White House

The Shortwave Report 11/08/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK Japan.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191108.mp3        From GERMANY- The Chinese and French presidents signed an agreement reaffirming their commitment to the Paris climate accord, calling it irreversible- this on the day that Trump began formally withdrawing the US from the agreement.

The Shortwave Report 11/01/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191101.mp3        From JAPAN- A UK based think tank forecasts an escalation in the confrontation between the US and China. Taiwan approved the purchase 66 more F16 fighter jets from the US.

The Shortwave Report 10/25/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio,   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191025.mp3        From GERMANY- A series of 7 brief news updates from Northern Ireland, Israel, Bolivia, Lebanon, Chile and Britain.        From RUSSIA- Afshin Rattansi interviewed journalist John Pilger who is a close associate of Julian Assange.

The Shortwave Report 10/18/19 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/swr191018.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reports on the government of Ecuador restoring fuel subsidies, the cancellation of which had led to massive protests. Last Friday the US announced an increase in its military troop and weapons presence in Saudi Arabia.

Kurds and antifascists protest again at White House vs Turkey's bombing

On the 12th of October, members of the Kurdish community supported by area anti-Fascist activists once again gathered at the White House to condemn Turkey's terror bombing and Trump's greenlight for a Turkish invasion of Kurdish portions of Northern Syria(part of Kurdistan is in Syria).

Video w stirring background music 1 min 21 sec

The Shortwave Report 10/11/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Spanish National Radio, and Radio Deutsche-Welle   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191011.mp3        From JAPAN- On Monday half of the subway stations in Hong Kong were out of order after being vandalized by protestors over the weekend.

Kurdish protests continue as Turkey opens fire with bombing from the air

On the 9th of October, the criminal, theocratic regime of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Turkey began bombing Kurdish areas in Northern Syria. These first attacks killed a reported five civilians and three of the warriors defending Kurdistan. As Turkish bombers flew, Kurdish protesters and their anti-fascist allies gathered at the White House, protesting Trump's greenlight for Turkey's war of aggression.

Video- 2nd day of Kurdish protests at White House against Turkey's war and Trump's greenlight 48 sec

US Chair of Syrian Democratic Council condemns Trump's greenlight for Turkish invasion at WH rally

On the 8th of October, Kurdish protesters and antifascists gathered at the White House to condemn Trump's apparent green light to Turkish fascist Erdogen's plans to invade Northern Syria. The US Chair of Syrian Democratic Council spoke at the rally, warning that the Syrian Democratic Forces, YPG, and YPFJ are holding 70,000 ISIS detainees. An invasion from Turkey could force their release or Erdogen might liberate them outright.

Video: entire speech given by US chair of Syrian Democratic Council

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