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Haiti Earthquake Recovery Hampered by Poverty, High Debts and Corruption

Washington DC – As a cyclone hits Haiti, rescue workers searched for survivors from Saturday's 7.2 magnitude earthquake. At least 1300 are confirmed dead and thousands of homes destroyed in one of the world's poorest countries. 

Boycott Nellie's block party not stopped by rain, bar almost totally empty

Continuing rain after thunderstorms did NOT stop boycott Nellie's protesters from descending on 9th and U st. Protests over Keisha being dragged down the stairs on Pride weekend are going into their 3ed month.

Video-Nellie's protest goes on in rain. 43 sec

The Nellie's rubber duck under boycott

Pipeline funding banks get Stop Line 3 demos

On the 13th of August, Stop Line 3(Enbridge) protesters showed up at downtown branches of Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Chase Bank, Citibank, and TD ("Tar Dollar") Bank. At several of the branches protesters succeeded in getting an unmarked team inside to deliver documents about what exactly these banks have been funding.

Video of protesters at Bank of America and Wells Fargo 1 min 10 sec

Cops defend Wells Fargo from peaceful water protectors

DC Bike Parties are BACK

On August 11, the DC Bike Parties returned to their traditional 2nd Wed of every month rides that depart Dupont Circle at 8PM. This was after a special July 16th ride on the anniversary of the first DC Bike Party.

Video highlights from early in the ride 1 min

Rainbow over the start of the August DC Bike Party as the last of the rain moved out

The Shortwave Report 08/13/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from  NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radiohttp://www.outfarpress.com/swr210813.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-  On the anniversary of the Naga

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