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textG20 Emergency Meeting Convenes on Coronavirus Health and Economic Impacts by Kate Zeller
Saudi Arabia chaired an emergency virtual G20 meeting for Presidents and Prime Minsters as the coronavirus wreaks havoc on the global economy....
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:23PM
textSomalia Wins Debt Relief by Kate Zeller
The International Monetary Fund and World Bank announced that Somalia qualifies to receive debt relief. In three years time, Somalia's debt will be reduced from $5.2 billion to $557 million....
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:33PM
textIMF and World Bank Ask G20 to Halt Debt Collection for Poor Countries by Kate Zeller
The International Monetary Fund asked G20 countries and other lending countries to stop collecting debt from poor countries due to the coronavirus pandemic....
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:00AM
textHow South Korea will contain coronavirus without curfew by Julia Grass, F Rotzer, F. Romeike, and T Bolt
South Korea tests almost three times more people than Germany, 84K a week. Social distancing works in Japan and South Korea. Japan has closed schools but lets restaurants and shops stay open without a curfew....
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:52PM
textAmidst Covid-19 Spread, IMF and World Bank Signal Debt Relief for Poor Countries by Kate Zeller
Developing Countries Demand Debt Payments Stop...
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:19AM
textFrench Site Helps Decide About Seeking Health Care by Leon Kunstenaar
French government health site provides simple, direct questionnaire to help health care provider quickly decide if you need medical attention. Here is an English translation....
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:46PM
textJubilee USA Urges Immediate IMF Covid-19 Action by Kate Zeller
Religious Development Group Proposes Solutions for Pandemic Economic Impacts...
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2020 1:37PM
textItaly's Misleading Figures on the C-Virus by repost
In addition to false positives from the C-virus testing kits, we have these figures from Italy's Italian Institute of Health (ISS):...
Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:29AM
textCapitalism and COVID-19 by Alex Stephanovich
It's easy to demonstrate that capitalists don't care whether people die. Why then such drastic response to COVID-19? It is because they care about profit and preservation of their prestige and power....
Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:26PM
textThe Shortwave Report 03/20/20 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 Mar 19, 2020 6:20PM
textTokyo Olympics / coronavirus . Please write your comment on the administration of Japan . by munk
Is the number of people infected with coronavirus manipulated by the Japanese government? The number of tests is overwhelmingly small. I don't know the exact number of people infected. There is no doubt that this is related to the economic effects of the Tokyo Olympics....
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:11PM
textThe Shortwave Report 03/13/20 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, Spanish National Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:34PM
textAccusing US of 'Medical Terrorism,' Iran Demands Trump Lift Drug Import Sanctions by Jake Johnson
Facing a humanitarian crisis with at least 9,000 coronavirus cases nationwide and a death toll of more than 350 people, Iranian officials on Wednesday demanded that the U.S. lift crippling food and drug import sanctions that Tehran says have hindered the government's ability to respond effectively to the outbreak....
Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:17AM
textDelays in Testing Allow Coronavirus to Spread by David R. Kimball
In the U.S., delays in testing for coronavirus are enabling the disease to spread rapidly and undetected....
Posted: Sun Mar 8, 2020 5:17AM
textThe Shortwave Report 03/06/20 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, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio....
Posted: Thu Mar 5, 2020 4:42PM
textMedia mogul trying to crush Australian activist group by GetUp!
New York based Rupert Murdoch is the most powerful and most dangerous media mogul in the world. He uses his giant global empire to buy servility of politicians and push a political agenda stoking hatred and division. In Australia, where the crypto fascist was born He is now trying to crush the highly effective activist movement GetUp!...
Posted: Mon Mar 2, 2020 7:59AM
textUrgent -- Amazon under attack by AVAAZ
Dear friends, we’ve just received an urgent cry for help from the heart of the Amazon: indigenous communities are facing an all-out assault that could destroy their culture and their home! Now fearless activist Sônia Guajajara and other indigenous leaders are calling for our help....
Posted: Sun Mar 1, 2020 4:17AM
textThe Shortwave Report 02/28/20 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. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2020 4:51PM
textMohawks won't back down: Standing strong with Wet'suwet'en after midnight by Brenda Norrell
Mohawks of Tyendinaga were standing strong at the rail blockade at midnight, after being given an ultimatum by Ontario police on Sunday to clear the rail blockade by midnight that they maintain in solidarity with Wet'suwet'en. Standing strong at 1 a.m. on Monday, Mohawks released this statement....
Posted: Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:31PM
textThe Shortwave Report 02/21/20 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, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:45PM