Elections/Legislation/Government

Pro-Trump "Walk Away" march assaults journalist and BLM protesters, uses Nazi chants

On the 3ed of October, the pro-Trump "Walk Away" (from Dems) march acted like a hornet's nest poked with a stick at any sighting of antifascists or Black Lives Matter. On 15th st their official marked security goons assauted an Antifa journalist, who had to physically pry one of their hands off his equipment. Later, as BLM protesters confronted the Trumpers, a swirling melee of police assaults and screaming Trumpers broke out, three repored arrests.

Video-Walk Away march security attempts to forcibly prevent anti-fascist videographer from filming 1 min 19 sec

Park Police swarm and tackle one of three activists arrested for peacefully counterprotesting the MAGAT horde with bullhorns(still from Keven R Hogan's NTD video)

Trump, FOUR GOP Senators get COVID, throwing Barret confirmation plans into chaos

Fast-breaking news on Oct 2 had Trump first testing positive for COVID, then getting sick, and finally being taken to Walter Reed Hospital. GOP Senators Sen. Thom Tillis (N.C.) and Mike Lee of Utah both tested positive too, probably exposed at Trump's Sep 26 announcement of Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court. Two more GOP Senators later tested positive too. Now the GOP want to delay Barrett's confirmation hearings, as they may be down 2 votes

Update Oct 6: 4th GOP Senator tests positive, Barret confirmation margin down to two votes

The Shortwave Report 10/02/20 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr201002.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- The IAEA says

Daily AM "speak-outs" against Barret begin outside the Supreme Court

On the 29th of September, a series of "speak outs" began outside the Supreme Court. Activists (some with frontline healthcare ties) demanding that nobody be confirmed to the Supreme Court prior to passage of a coronavirus relief bill or better yet, the Inauguration.

Day 2: Handmaids at the Supreme Court (DCnewsvideo photo)

UN, Presidents and Prime Ministers Discuss Coronavirus Financial Crisis Solutions

Presidents, prime ministers and world leaders focused on solutions for the global economic crisis spurred by the coronavirus at a virtual United Nations meeting. "Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond," is the largest heads of state meeting organized to confront the financial crisis created by the pandemic. "Six months into the pandemic and hundreds of millions of people are experiencing hunger, losing their jobs and being thrown into the ranks of poverty," said Eric LeCompte, Executive Director of the religious development group

Theocrats and white nationalists harass rally against Trump's Supreme Court nominee Barrett

On the 27th of September, a "No Confirmation without Inauguration" rally was held in front of the Supreme Court steps. Speakers warned this would be "a fight." A fight indeed: Fundamentalist Christians and outright white nationalists showed up to counterprotest and harass, using their bullhorns in siren mode plus their chants in a failed attempt to drown out the sound system.

Video: far-right disrupts the rally, and interview attempt w man in "Its OK to be White" shirt 2 min 17 sec

Man on left and center both claimed white nationalism is OK

The Shortwave Report 09/25/20 Listen Globally!

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Mitch McConnell gets AM home demo, Trump booed at Supreme Court

On the 24th of September, GOP Senate "Majority" leader Mitch McConnell got a AM protest in front of his house, complete with go-go band Moechella and protesters banging pots and pans. Later that morning, some of the same protesters greeted Trump at his Supreme Court visit with a chorus of boos and chants of "vote him out!"

Video: intensely LOUD protest at Mitch McConnell's house 1 min 2 sec

In front of Mitch's house

Immigrants and supporters march from Supreme Court to GOP's HQ

On the 23ed of September, huge crowds gathered as Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg's casket laid at the Supreme Court for a public viewing. Shortly before noon, activists including Casa in Action, Spaces in Action, CBD action, and FIRM action left the Supreme Court and marched to Republican Party headquarters. Demands there were simple: No nomination and no confirmation prior to the next inauguration.

Video-the march on GOP headquarters from the Supreme Court 2 min 55 sec

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