Foreign Policy/Imperialism

IMF Proposes $50 Billion Vaccine Plan to End Pandemic and Boost Economy

 

As worldwide COVID cases peak, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva unveiled a $50 billion proposal to support vaccinations of 60% of the world's population. During a G20 and European Commission summit, Georgieva argued the global vaccine investment would end the pandemic and spur $9 trillion in economic gains by 2025.

The Shortwave Report 05/21/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from Sputnik Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and NHK Japan.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr210521.mp3   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)        From RUSSIA- On his program called Going Underground Afshin Rattansi spoke with journalist and fi

Gaza march from Israeli Embassy to White House shuts down Connecticut Ave

On the 18th of May, protesters took to the streets globally to stand in solidarity with a general strike called by Palestinians thoughout Occupied Palestine. One of these protests began at the Israeli Embassy in DC. Marchers from there took over and closed Connecticut Ave, burned an Israeli flag, stopped on the bridge over Rock Creek for Prayers, and took Lafayette Sq for the first time since Summer 2020.

Video: Rally at embassy followed by march shutting down Conn Ave 3 min 51 sec

Marchers stop on the Connecticut Ave bridge over Rock Creek Park for prayers

Massive Nakba day march for Palestine ends at Capitol fence

On the 15th of May, one of the global Nakba(catastrophe) marches marking the 73ed anniversary of the start of the occupation of Palestine took place in DC. The march went right up to the Capitol fence.

Video: the march,the tank and the Capitol fence 1 min 52 sec

Mock tank drawn up to the fence surrounding the Capitol, where decisions are made about how many Israeli tanks and weapons to pay for

The Shortwave Report 05/14/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr210514.mp3   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)        From GERMANY- In a case brought forward by young activists, a German court has

Protesters take to the streets as Palestine explodes

On the 11th of May , a massive protest including a mock tank repurposed from a Colombia rally took to the streets to protest Israel's proposed evictions in Jerusalem and the spiraling violence that has resulted. What began as an attempt to evict residents of a Jerusalem neighborhood Israel wants exploded into an Israeli assault on al-Aqsa with 300 injuries, between 500 and 1,000 rockets fired from Gaza in retaliation, and Israeli airstrikes in response to the rockets.

Video: 2 clips by Alejandro Alvarez-the massive crowd on Const Ave, and the mock tank at 16th and H 1 min 36 sec

Still from Alejandro Alvarez Twitter video

The Shortwave Report 04/30/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, NHK Japan, and Sputnik Radio.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr210430.mp3   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)        From GERMANY- Some German politicians were a

Turkish Embassy hosts rally denying Armenian genocide

During WWI, Turkish forces murdered an estimated 1.5 million Armenians. To this day Turkey denies this genocide. On the 24th of April, 2021 the United States formally recognized this crime as a genocide. Furious, Erdogan 's Turkish Embassy and Ambassador's residence hosted a rally denying the genocide ever took place.

Video of the mess at the Turkish Ambassador's residence with many faces 31 sec

Full HD version same video 31 sec

Genocide denial rally outside the Turkish ambassador's Sheridan Circle residence. This is where Kurdish protesters were beaten in May 2017

The Shortwave Report 04/23/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from Sputnik Radio, NHK Japan, and Spanish National Radio.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr210423.mp3   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)        From RUSSIA- On his program called Going Underground, Afshin Rattansi interviewed Sea Shep

The Shortwave Report 04/16/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Spanish National Radio.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr210416.mp3   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)        From JAPAN- The Japanese government has deci

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