Stop Asian Hate march demands end to racist attacks

On the 21st of March, protesters responding to the March 16 murders in Atlanta filled McPherson Square before marching first to Black Lives Matter Plaza, then to the famous Chinatown arch. The shooting spree culminates a year of rising anti-Asian hate crimes as white supremacists exploit the covid pandemic.

Video interview with participant in the rally/march 1 min 6 sec

Asians are NOT a virus

G7 Supports Emergency Funds for Developing Country COVID Relief

G7 finance ministers agreed to create emergency reserve funds for developing countries wrestling with coronavirus economic impacts. The funds are likened to a type of currency the International Monetary Fund creates, called Special Drawing Rights (SDRs).

The Shortwave Report 03/19/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK Japan.   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB}        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes presents reports on the protes

Treasury Secretary Yellen and Religious Leaders Hold Historic Meeting on Global COVID Response

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Jubilee USA Network and some of the highest-ranking religious leaders met on global COVID response on Tuesday. The high-level roundtable discussion focused on emergency SDR reserve funds, debt policies, aid, climate change, Puerto Rico relief and bankruptcy, transparency and tax proposals to prevent future crises.

Streets Calling Bike Club holds Breonna Taylor memorial ride

On the 1 year anniversary of Breonna Taylor's murder by Louisville, KY cops, Streets Calling Bike Club held a 6 mile memorial ride for her. The ride was jointly held with the Saturday Night Bike Club.The six miles were one mile for each of the shots fired by the police that stormed her apartment and opened fire in a drug raid aimed at someone else.

Chuck Modi's video of the ride departing 34 sec

Still from Chuck Modi's video of the bike ride departing from the African-American history museum, bound for Malcolm X Park