Elections/Legislation/Government

The Shortwave Report 10/15/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from  Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK Japan, and Sputnik Radio.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr211015.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 GERMANY-  A series of brief stories including protes

IMF: Wealthy and Poor Countries Face COVID Economic Challenges

The IMF World Economic Outlook report lowered economic growth projections for wealthy and poor countries. The IMF forecasts 5.9% global economic growth.

"What's most striking is that we are looking at economies declining both in wealthy and poor countries," said Eric LeCompte, the Executive Director of Jubilee USA Network. "Because the pandemic is impacting so many developing economies, the United States and other wealthy economies face supply shortages."

The Shortwave Report 10/08/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from  France 24, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK Japan, and Sputnik Radio.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr211008.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 FRANCE- I wanted to find a story with details about what is in the P

Pandora Papers Reveal Financial Secrecy that Drains Resources from Poor Countries

An investigation into more than 11 million private financial documents show hundreds of public officials in 90 nations using schemes to hide wealth offshore and avoid taxes. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists released the Pandora Papers in partnership with the Washington Post and 600 journalists in 116 countries.

The Shortwave Report 10/01/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from  Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and NHK Japan.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr211001.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 GERMANY- Elections were held in Germany and it is not yet

Wealthy Countries Must Share Pandemic Relief Aid, Organizations Say

In a letter to finance ministers, 250 organizations call on wealthy countries to donate IMF emergency currency they don't need to poor countries. In August, the IMF created $650 billion in Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) to support global coronavirus response. More than $400 billion went to wealthy countries and $230 billion went to developing countries.

The Shortwave Report 09/24/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from  NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Radio Havana Cuba.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr210924.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- AUKUS is a military alliance between Australia, the UK, and

White House Holds Global COVID Summit at United Nations

On the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, President Biden virtually hosts world leaders to make commitments for global vaccine and health equipment distribution. 

Debt Increased by $500 Billion for Developing Countries in First Year of Pandemic

Poor countries will lose a decade of development and face slow economic recovery according to United Nations analysis. Developing countries will lose $12 trillion through 2025 because they lack vaccines and the resources that wealthy countries use to stimulate their economies.

The Shortwave Report 09/17/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from  Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK Japan, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr210917.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 RUSSIA- On his program called Going Underg

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