Environment/Food/Health

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 marches on Capitol Hill in face of police harassment

On the 9th of July, the DC Chapter of the global Extinction Rebellion movement marched on the US Capitol to support a climate emergency resolution introduced by Sen Bernie Sanders and Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.The march faced considerable harassment by US Capitol Police.

Video of the march showing the police harassment and aggression 5 min 21 sec

Motorcycle cops push, hold the march to the sidewalk

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

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.

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.

Eminent domain suit in Federal court against MD for rejected Potomac Pipeline draws protest

On the 30th of May, water protectors opposing the TransCanada/Columbia Gas "Western Panhandle Extension" or Potomac Pipeline gathered at the Western MD rail trail near the proposed river crossing. MD's Board of Public Works voted unanimously to deny an easement for the pipeline to cross state-owned land in January. TransCanada's subsidiary Columbia Gas Transmission has responded with a lawsuit seeking federal condemnation (eminent domain) of MD owned land so it can be turned over to them to resurrect the Potomac Pipeline.

HD Video: Highlights of the rally and a tour of the trail near the planned fracked gas pipeline 2 min 57 sec

The Shortwave Report 05/31/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle,  Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK World Radio Japan, and Sputnik Radio    http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190531.mp3        From GERMANY- The Greens political party gained a great deal in the EU Parliament elections, with much credit going to the work of Greta Thunberg.

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