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The Roundup for July 28th, 2014

By: Monday July 28, 2014 3:09 pm

To our Muslim readers, enjoy Eid today. For the rest, enjoy the beginning of the week! International Politics Overall – A Ukrainian official stated MH17 crashed as a result of “massive explosive decompression,” caused by rocket fire – Juan Cole: “Israel’s Gaza Campaign Endangers US Security: Why Obama & Kerry are Furious“; Meanwhile, U.S. officials [...]

The Weekend Roundup for July 26-27th, 2014

By: Sunday July 27, 2014 3:37 pm

Hey folks, how are you doing this day? International Politics Overall – Michael Ratner discusses with The Real News on how the UN should charge Israel with crimes against humanity, war crimes, genocide and apartheid. – The U.S. offered satellite photos of rockets fired from Russia – Secretary of State John Kerry told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei [...]

The Roundup for July 25th, 2014

By: Friday July 25, 2014 4:42 pm

Hey everyone! Enjoy your Friday and the weekend ahead. International Politics Overall – Pew: 56 percent of civilians polled globally have confidence in President Barack Obama compared to 23 percent who have confidence in Russian President Vladimir Putin – Omar Barghouti, founder of the BDS movement, discusses on The Real News growing opposition to Israel’s actions and [...]

The Roundup for July 24th, 2014

By: Thursday July 24, 2014 4:11 pm

Hey folks, enjoy your Thursday with an important topic from the Presidents of the United States. International Politics Overall – Henry Giroux: “Killing Machines and the Madness of Militarism: From Gaza to Afghanistan” – A UN school, where Palestinians were sheltered to escape from Israeli bombings, was bombed by Israel and at least 15 people [...]

The Roundup for July 23nd, 2014

By: Wednesday July 23, 2014 7:04 pm

Hey folks, it’s a Wednesday today. Hope the day went well for you! International Politics Overall – After reporting their offices in Gaza were targeted by the Israel Defense Force, Al-Jazeera journalists and staff evacuated – The UN launched an investigation into human rights violations in the Gaza Strip by Israel and thinks the country [...]

The Roundup for July 22nd, 2014

By: Tuesday July 22, 2014 4:32 pm

How are you doing today? International Politics Overall – Journalist Alex Kane explains four ways the U.S. is a part of Israel’s crimes in Gaza – After the UN recommended a ceasefire to stop the violence in Gaza, Israel rejected it; Ban Ki-Moon, UN chief, still called for fighting to stop – U.S. intelligence asserts [...]

The Roundup for July 21st, 2014

By: Monday July 21, 2014 4:47 pm

It’s the start of a brand new week, folks! International Politics Overall – Lawyer Michael Ratner discusses with The Real News about the poor decisions of Sweden in the case of Julian Assange – Pro-Russian separatists agree to give the black boxes from the downed MH17 flight to the Malaysian government – Vice President Joe Biden stated he once told [...]

The Weekend Roundup for July 19-20th, 2014

By: Sunday July 20, 2014 3:30 pm

Hello everyone. Hope your weekend went well! International Politics Overall – Retired Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson tells The Real News that he blames all the parties involved with the Malaysian plane disaster in Ukraine and wishes for calm – Secretary of State John Kerry: The evidence at the crash site of MH17 “points a clear finger [...]

The Roundup for July 18th, 2014

By: Friday July 18, 2014 4:18 pm

Hey folks, enjoy your Friday. International Politics Overall – As President Obama states pro-Russian separatists were behind the attack on the Malaysian plane, Vladimir Putin stated the two sides in Ukraine should come to a ceasefire – Pro-Russian rebels, meanwhile, are covering up evidence allegedly used to shoot down the plane – In addition, President [...]

The Roundup for July 17th, 2014

By: Thursday July 17, 2014 5:03 pm

Enjoy the tranquil sounds of Carla White, everyone. International Politics Overall – A Malaysian Airlines plane was allegedly shot down near the Ukrainian/Russian border by a surface-to-air missile. The 295 people on board were all killed, including the pilots. Very, very tragic news. – After the plane was shot down, President Obama called Vladimir Putin to [...]

The Roundup for July 16th, 2014

By: Wednesday July 16, 2014 4:44 pm

Howdy folks, enjoy your Wednesday today with the warm sounds of Dido’s “White Flag.” International Politics Overall – Pew: Throughout the world, there is strong opposition to U.S. mass surveillance programs and its use of drones – The United States is losing its image abroad and this could change world politics – Very depressing to read, [...]

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