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textG7 Finance Ministers Support Debt Relief for Poor Countries Combating COVID-19 Crisis by Zach Conti
The G7 supports a process for debt cancellation for vulnerable countries, they announced this morning after Treasury convened a special Finance Ministers meeting. In a G7 statement, the ministers also encouraged an extension of the G20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) into next year for the world’s 73 poorest countries....
Posted: Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:26PM
textThe Shortwave Report 09/25/20 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK Japan....
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:18PM
textDeveloping Countries Lose Trillions from Crime and Tax Abuse, Says UN Panel by Zach Conti
A high-level United Nations panel report says global policies are needed to prevent trillions of dollars escaping developing countries through tax abuse and corruption....
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:41AM
textReunión Mundial de Cineastas y Narradores Indígenas by reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras
Convocatoria: Reunión Mundial de Cineastas Indígenas y Narradores de Historias...
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2020 4:47AM
textWhy Did Death Rates Go Down When Doctors Struck by SNS
In examination of doctors' strikes in several areas, it was found that the death rate went down. Why has the death rate gone down in at least 5 sites in which physician strikes took place?...
Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2020 5:09AM
textWhite House Announces Puerto Rico Disaster Relief on Hurricane Anniversary by Zachary Conti
The Federal Emergency Management Administration will award $13 billion in Puerto Rico disaster aid to rebuild the power grid and education facilities, announced the White House. The announcement comes near the three-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria slamming the island, taking 3000 lives and causing more than $100 billion in damage....
Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:01PM
textThe Shortwave Report 09/18/20 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Sputnik Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:05PM
textJob guarantee for COVID-pandemic victims by Simon Theurl and Dennis Tamesberg
A job guarantee for the long-term unemployed is needed. A sufficient number of jobs must be created. This is where politics is needed. The quality and range of public services can be improved. Long-term unemployment is a market failure. People who want to work cannot find a job....
Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:09AM
textThe Shortwave Report 09/11/20 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio....
Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2020 6:00PM
textMiddle Passage - Etihad´s Air Ways by Jean Amazan
I am reporting to your attention an unspeakable incident of urgent concern, that has obviously caused great harm to me and my family. It has now been 6 years and still feel aggrieved by the reckless treatment I endured in 2014 during the course of my Etihad Airways international flights. It is a terrible collection of memories to hold and it feels as if it has happened to me ``yesterday``. I Believe, I Have a Story to Tell......
Posted: Wed Sep 9, 2020 2:53PM
textFinance Ministers and United Nations Discuss COVID Crisis Solutions by Zachary Conti
IMF Announces Access to Global "SDRs" Reserve...
Posted: Tue Sep 8, 2020 5:07PM
textThe Shortwave Report 09/04/20 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Spanish National Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and NHK Japan....
Posted: Thu Sep 3, 2020 6:36PM
textOn the prohibition of the war of aggression by Ruprecht Grossmann
Happy Anti-war Day Sept 1, 2020! Peace is not everything but without peace, everything is nothing (Willy Brandt) The German Basic Law mentioned in this article is equivalent to our constitution....
Posted: Wed Sep 2, 2020 3:43AM
textThe Shortwave Report 08/28/20 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2020 6:36PM
textThe Fed and Central Banks Seek Cure for COVID-hit Economy by Zach Conti
On August 27 and 28, the US Federal Reserve and other government central banks meet for their annual retreat....
Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2020 12:04PM
textBattling Economic Crises, Tropical Storm Laura Slams Haiti and Dominican Republic by Zachary Conti
Over the weekend, Tropical Storm Laura pummeled Haiti and the Dominican Republic leaving at least 13 dead, infrastructure decimated and towns isolated by landslides....
Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 11:50AM
textWorld Bank Says Bold Debt Relief Plans Needed to Confront COVID Crisis by Jubilee USA Network
World Bank President David Malpass called for debt cancellation for poor countries struggling with the coronavirus, in an interview he gave to The Guardian....
Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2020 7:29AM
textG7 Calls for More Debt Relief to Confront COVID-19 Crisis by Zach Conti
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin convened G7 Finance Ministers, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank to coordinate responses to the COVID-19 pandemic....
Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2020 12:31PM
textThe Shortwave Report 08/14/20 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Sputnik Radio, and Spanish National Radio....
Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:21PM
textHow South Korea's past informs Moon Jae-In's civil rights policy by Michael Owens
President Moon Jae-In is the current president of South Korea. His presidency began without the typical two-month adjustment period, coming out of the previous scandal involving President Park Geun-hye. His justice minister pick became embroiled in a scandal, and the country’s economy and unemployment rate have taken a turn for the worse. His approval rates have fallen to record lows, as protestors take to the streets. What actions is President Moon taking to bolster his candidacy? Let’s exam...
Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:06PM