Globalization/Anti-globalization

The Shortwave Report 08/17/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180817.mp3        From JAPAN- The South Korean president Moon Jae-in  has offered to help negotiate the denuclearization of the north, and announced a summit scheduled for next month. The president also spoke about a new memorial day for so-called comfort women, who were forced into being prostitutes for the Japanese military.

The Shortwave Report 08/03/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and NHK World Radio Japan  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180803.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reports on Ahed Tamini, the Palestinian youth released from Israeli prison after 8 months. She had slapped an Israeli soldier after learning that her 15 year old cousin was murdered nearby by another Israeli soldier, also trespassing on Palestinian land.

The Shortwave Report 07/27/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radio.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180727.mp3        From JAPAN- Last week I aired reports on the heat wave in Japan- it is still happening and in many other parts of the world.

The Shortwave Report 07/20/18 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/swr18072o.mp3        From JAPAN- In Japan record heat waves are following record rainfall and flooding. Japan and the EU have signed a comprehensive free trade deal, in stark contrast to American protectionism.

The Shortwave Report 07/13/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK World Radio Japan.  http://www.outfarpress.com/swr180713.mp3        From GERMANY- A brief report on the NATO Summit where Trump made remarks that Europeans considered shocking and false information. They were offended by his mixing economics and military partnership.

The Shortwave Report 06/22/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK World Radio Japan, and Sputnik Radio         From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reports on the US withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council, with Nikki Haley saying it was over biased treatment of Israel.

The Shortwave Report 06/15/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio.        From JAPAN- North Korea media describes agreements reached at the summit with the US as a phased denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and a halt to the US/South Korean military exercises. Then an Insight on the summit by the former head of a Japanese security agency. A further report from North Korean media says sanctions will be lifted.

The Shortwave Report 06/08/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, NHK World Radio Japan, and Sputnik Radio.        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes begins with a report on the ousting of Spanish PM Rajoy by a vote of no confidence in the parliament. 29 members of Rajoy's Popular Party were convicted of crimes including embezzlement, money laundering and bribes. Pedro Sanchez, a Socialist, became the new head of state through a coalition including Catalan separatists.

The Shortwave Report 05/25/18 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.        From JAPAN- Journalists witnessed the dismantling of a North Korean nuclear test site- the North threatened to skip the summit with Trump after VP Pence said military attacks on the North were not ruled out.- some hours later Trump announced he was canceling the summit. The Japanese nuclear regulatory agency reported leaks at 7 nuclear plants, but said they posed no danger.

Vatican Urges Transparency to Address Inequality and Prevent Financial Crisis

The Vatican released an official assessment on global economics entitled, "‘Oeconomicae et pecuniariae quaestiones" or "Considerations for an ethical discernment regarding some aspects of the present economic-financial system." The document calls for improvements in global finance policies on debt resolution, taxation, financial crisis prevention and transparency.

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