Foreign Policy/Imperialism

Yemeni rebel drone strike knocks out half of Saudi oil production

In Yemen, the Houthi rebels are fighting to liberate their country from Saudi influence. Saudi Arabia has killed over 100,000 people in Yemen, until Sep 14 with impunity. On Sep 14, Houthi rebels replicated a favorite US tactic, using drones to bomb two facilities including the single most important oil processing facility in all Saudi Arabia. Over half of Saudi oil production was knocked out. Saudi officials say the extent of the damage will determine how long that oil if offline, and whether or not they can cover the global shortfall with reserves.

Liveleak video: Watch two Saudi oil facilities burn after the drone attacks

The Shortwave Report 09/13/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190913.mp3        From GERMANY- Justin Trudeau began his election campaign 6 weeks before voting and is facing corruption accusations. New British government documents warn of chaos if a no-deal Brexit occurs.

The Shortwave Report 09/06/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190906.mp3        From JAPAN- Japan gave another briefing to foreign officials on the radioactive wastewater building up at the Fukushima nuclear power plant devastated in 2011. Stories from Monday and Thursday about the ongoing antigovernment protests in Hong Kong, which are seeing more students going on strike.

The Shortwave Report 08/30/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190830.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reports on the G7 meeting in France last weekend, beginning with some history of the gathering of the wealthiest capitalist nations. There was a strong division between all the leaders and Donald Trump.

The Shortwave Report 08/23/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Sputnik Radio, NHK Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190823.mp3        From RUSSIA- Afshin Rattansi interviewed legendary journalist John Pilger. They discuss the exclusion of Russia and China from the upcoming G7 meeting- one of the main topics will be protests in Hong Kong but nothing about the Yellow Vests in France which were met with even more police brutality.

The Shortwave Report 08/16/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190816.mp3        From GERMANY- Greta Thunberg is on her way to the UN Climate Summit in New York on a racing yacht powered by sails and solar energy. An analysis of increased climate awareness in Germany and measures being taken by the government.

Protest Against the US Embargo of Venezuela (video)

On August 10, 2019, protesters gathered in front of the White House to protest Trump's executive order declaring a total economic embargo of Venezuela.

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Mozambique Charges Former President's Son, Officials for Secret Debt Scandal

Washington DC - Mozambique charged the former president's son and 19 others on corruption, fraud and blackmail in relation to a $2 billion dollar loan scandal.“Some of the world's poorest people are the victims of the Mozambique debt scandal,” noted United Nations corruption and finance expert Eric LeCompte and Executive Director of the religious development group, Jubilee USA Network.

The Shortwave Report 08/09/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190809.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes begins with a report on a Spanish MEP who compared the racist immigration policies of the EU with that of the Donald Trump administration.

The Shortwave Report 08/02/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190802.mp3        From JAPAN- Tokyo Electric Power Company has finally decided to scrap all 10 nuclear reactors at Fukushima, 8 years after the devastating meltdown- it is expected to take 40 years to decommission them.

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