The Shortwave Report July 12, 2024
The Shortwave Report
by Dan Roberts
6d ago
This week's show features stories from NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, France 24, and Radio Deutsche-Welle. http://youthspeaksout.net/swr240712.mp3 (29:00) From JAPAN- Indian PM Modi has been in Moscow meeting with Putin about boosting trade and a path to peace in Ukraine. Hungarian PM Orban, current president of the EU, has been meeting with Chinese President Xi, discussing ending the fighting in Ukraine- Orban also visited Putin which was heavily criticized by some EU leaders. Members of the Japanese group for the abolition of nuclear weapons pled with their government to take acti ..read more
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The Shortwave Report July 05, 2024
The Shortwave Report
by Dan Roberts
1w ago
This week's show features stories from France 24, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Radio Havana Cuba. http://youthspeaksout.net/swr240705.mp3 (29:00) From FRANCE- After French voters rejected President Macron's Renaissance party in EU Parliamentary elections he called for snap elections for the French Parliament. Last weekend, the first part of the election, saw a stunning victory for the far-right party, the National Rally led by Marie Le Pen. This coming weekend round two will take place and many believe that the National Rally will control Parliament. To prevent this from happening there were call ..read more
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The Shortwave Report June 28, 2024
The Shortwave Report
by Dan Roberts
3w ago
This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, France 24, and Radio Havana Cuba. http://youthspeaksout.net/swr240628.mp3 (29:00) From GERMANY- Julian Assange has been released from a high-security prison in England, made to plead guilty to a single count of espionage, and returned home to Australia. Jameel Jaffer is the executive director of the Knights First Amendment Institute, at Columbia University. He describes the deal that Julian had to agree to for his release. Jameel points out that the ruling will be used as a precedent in cases where a government wants to punish journa ..read more
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The Shortwave Report June 21, 2024
The Shortwave Report
by Dan Roberts
3w ago
This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, France 24, and Radio Havana Cuba. http://youthspeaksout.net/swr240621.mp3 (29:00) From FRANCE- The European Union passed the Nature Restoration Plan, a part of the European Green Deal- Each EU member will need to restore 20% of its land and sea ecosystems by 2030. On an edition of the program called Perspective, an interview with Pam Pearson, of the International Cryosphere Climate Initiative. The cryosphere refers to all of the frozen water on earth, including glaciers, snow and permafrost. An increase of 2 degrees C in global temperature will ..read more
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The Shortwave Report June 14, 2024
The Shortwave Report
by Dan Roberts
1M ago
This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, France 24, and Radio Havana Cuba. http://youthspeaksout.net/swr240614.mp3 (29:00) From JAPAN- A World Economic Forum survey shows Japan is very weak on global gender equality rankings, with Iceland and Finland leading the chart. The Foreign Ministers of countries in the BRICS organization gathered in central Russia, including the 5 new members- Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE. Switzerland is hosting a peace conference on Ukraine- 90 countries and organizations will attend, but Russia was not invited. There is a G7 meeting in It ..read more
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The Shortwave Report June 7, 2024
The Shortwave Report
by Dan Roberts
1M ago
This week's show features stories from UAE, France 24, Deutsche-Welle, and Radio Havana Cuba. http://youthspeaksout.net/swr240607.mp3 (29:00) From UAE- Afshin spoke with retired US Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, former Chief of Staff to Colin Powell. They start off talking about the increasing risk of the use of nuclear weapons triggered by the wars in Ukraine and Palestine. They discuss who is complicit in the massive number of deaths in Gaza, US politicians attacking the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice, and who was involved in the assassination of Prime ..read more
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The Shortwave Report May 31, 2024
The Shortwave Report
by Dan Roberts
1M ago
This week's show features stories from Japan, France 24, and Radio Havana Cuba. http://youthspeaksout.net/swr240531.mp3 (29:00) From JAPAN- The Japanese PM was visited by a Chinese Central Committee official to accelerate cooperation through dialogue- the topics discussed were the Taiwan Strait and the dumping of radioactive waste water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean. The UN criticized North Korea for a failed satellite launch and missile tests this week. North Korea sent balloons with trash and excrement into the south as retaliation for propaganda laden balloon ..read more
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The Shortwave Report May 24, 2024
The Shortwave Report
by Dan Roberts
2M ago
This week's show features stories from Germany, France 24, and Radio Havana Cuba. http://youthspeaksout.net/swr240524.mp3 (29:00) From GERMANY- A report from the latest trial of Julian Assange in London. A court ruled that he can have another appeal to block his extradition to the US for publishing documents exposing US war crimes and espionage. His wife, Stella, and the current editor in chief of Wikileaks are interviewed. From FRANCE- First a review of the international press on the death of Iranian President Raisi, a controversial hardliner. Press reviews on the ICC recommending arrest warr ..read more
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The Shortwave Report May 17, 2024
The Shortwave Report
by Dan Roberts
2M ago
This week's show features stories from France 24, NHK Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba. http://youthspeaksout.net/swr240517.mp3 (29:00) From FRANCE- An interview with Louise Wateridge, UNWRA (United Nations Relief and Works agency for Palestine) spokesperson, who had just returned from six weeks on the ground in Gaza. She describes the situation in Rafah before the current attacks, with severe overcrowding and almost no food. In 6 days most of the Palestinians fled in terror to Al-Mawasi under constant bombardment. UNWRA and the World Food Program tried to provide food but aid trucks had been bloc ..read more
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The Shortwave Report May 10, 2024
The Shortwave Report
by Dan Roberts
2M ago
This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, George Galloway, Radio Havana Cuba, and France 24. http://youthspeaksout.net/swr240510.mp3 (29:00) From JAPAN- Chinese President Xi met with French President Macron urging that they work together to fend off a new cold war. The UN is raising alarm about the military use of Artificial Intelligence in LAWS or Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems. Student protests against the war on Palestine has spread to Britain, with 10 encampments including Oxford and Cambridge. From UK- The Mother Of All Talk Shows with George Galloway. Chris Hedges, American jo ..read more
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