Elections/Legislation/Government

States Tackle Student Debt and For-Profit Colleges Rise

Washington, DC - As Democratic presidential candidates debate student debt, States attempt to tackle what they see as a debt problem impacting their economies. California relieved $59 million in student debt for doctors in exchange for treating low-income communities. Maryland passed a tax credit to offer student debt relief.“We are dealing with a student debt crisis that makes inequality worse," noted Eric LeCompte, the director of the religious debt relief group Jubilee USA.

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.

Extinction Rebellion Rallies For Congress To Declare A Climate Emergency (Video)

The DC chapter of the climate group Extinction Rebellion (XR) mobilizes in response to a resolution by House Rep. Earl Blumenauer (OR-D) alongside Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-D) and Bernie Sanders (VT-D) in the Senate, calling for the declaration of a climate emergency at the federal level.

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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

July 4: Trump campaign rally, Code Pink's Baby Trump balloon, Proud Boys start trouble

On July 4, Code Pink set up the Baby Trump and Trump on a toilet balloons as Trump turned the July 4 Mall events into a campaign rally for himself. Outside the checkpoints, MAGAts (Trump supporters) were everywhere along with Trump campaign signs and hats. Some of the Proud Boys showed up and when protesters burned a US flag the Proud Boys responded with a near-riot.

HD Video: Proud Boys assault and police arrest flag burners at White House From Alejandro Alvarez Twitter clips, 1 mn 31 sec

HD Video: Dogs destroy US flag, Pepe the Frog chew toy at "Burn the American Plantation" party 1 mn 2 sec

John Zangas photo of Trump Baby Balloon. It is grounded as Trump himself will be if Congress ever takes real action on the Mueller report

Senate Bill Tackles Tax Evasion, Secrecy and Money Laundering

Washington DC - Last Wednesday, Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR), Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) introduced the Corporate Transparency Act of 2019, which would reveal the secret owners of shell corporations to law enforcement."This legislation is critical to stop crime, tax evasion and corruption," stated United Nations finance expert and Jubilee USA Executive Director, Eric LeCompte.

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.

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.

Kremlin Annex Protesters play audio of phone call by Michael Flynn's attorney in front of White House

On the 6th of June, the Kremlin Annex protests for impeachment of Donald Trump featured an airing of just-released audio of a phone call by Michael Flynn's attorney warning about Manifort's plea deal and possible disclosure of information that could be bad for Trump's case

HD Video-the tape is played, followed by reading of a transcript as the recording is muddy 4:20

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