Foreign Policy/Imperialism

The Shortwave Report 07/12/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and NHK World Radio Japan,   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190712.mp3        From GERMANY- Students in Ankara Turkey trying to preserve a forest on campus clashed with police.

United Nations Calls for Mozambique Disaster Aid as Country Wrestles with Illegal Debt

Washington, DC - On Thursday, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called for more relief aid to be sent to disaster-recovering Mozambique. The country is reeling from two devastating cyclones and wrestling with debts that Mozambique's high court calls illegal. “The International community needs to deliver rebuilding aid to Mozambique," noted UN finance expert and head of the religious development group Jubilee USA, Eric LeCompte.

Protesters disrupt, blockade, attempt to storm "Christian Zionist" convention

On the 8th of July, the so-called "Christian Zionist" group Christians United for Israel or CUFI held their convention at the Washington Convention Centers. Small teams of protesters got inside, disrupting VP Mike Pence (an infamous Christian Dominionist) and other speakers. Outside, protesters marched on the building and tried to enter via the more weakly-defended rear entrance. When that failed the doors were blocked and at times windows pounded on. Hours later, protesters marched to the front doors and got past police barricades, stopping at the locked front doors.

HD Video-protesters surge past police barricades to blockade front door, bonus footage of inside disruption 3 min 19 sec

Blockading the L st entrance to the Washington Convention Center after an initial attempt to gain entry here

The Shortwave Report 07/05/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190705.mp3        From JAPAN- Japanese commercial whaling fleets are getting meat to the market- the planned catch for the next six months is less than what was being taken under the so-called "research program." Japanese PM Abe spoke with Donald Trump on the sidelines of the G20 summit a

Protesters at Embassy of Honduras condemn shooting protesters, imprisoning dissidents

On the 27th of June, protesters showed up at the Embassy of Honduras to condemn the shooting of protesters by the US-backed coup regime and demand the release of political prisoners. Unlike the failed coup attempts in Venezuala, US backed coup plotters siezed power in Honduras in 2009 after the previous government raised the minimim wage.

Video featuring speakers on that fake "election" and Irish multinational fruit planter Fyffes 3 min 13 sec

The Shortwave Report 06/28/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and NHK World Radio Japan.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190628.mp3        From GERMANY- The European continent is experiencing a record breaking heat wave, the result of hot air blowing in from north Africa. Scientists attribute the unprecedented temperatures to climate change and expect the trend to continue.

No War With Iran White House Protest (video)

Code Pink, ANSWER Coalition and Popular Resistance protest the administration's march towards war on Iran. 

 

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Speakers include:

00:00:49
Medea Benjamin, Code Pink

00:11:16
Fatemeh Keshavarz, Poet

00:23:04
Lily Taj, Code Pink

00:25:52
Donna Farvard, NIAC

00:34:05
Brian Becker, ANSWER Coalition

00:39:28
Kevin Zeese,  Popular Resistance

And an open mic.

The Shortwave Report 06/21/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190621.mp3        From JAPAN- The Iranian Foreign Minister flatly denied that his country had anything to do with the attacks on tankers last week in the Gulf of Oman, and the crew of one of the vessels reported that the tanker was hit with a projectile well above the water line.

The Shortwave Report 06/14/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190614.mp3        From GERMANY- The British government has approved the extradition of Julian Assange to the US, and a Russian court granted an early release of an incarcerated human rights advocate. On Monday the German Foreign Minister held talks in Iran to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal.

The Shortwave Report 06/07/19 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/swr190607.mp3        From JAPAN- The Japanese Foreign Minister says his country will try to mediate between Iran and the US, with Prime Minister Abe visiting Iran in a few weeks. Some Japanese trains will be running on hydrogen fuel cells by the mid-2020s.

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