Brandon Jordan


The Roundup for May 1st, 2015

By: Friday May 1, 2015 9:55 am

Happy May Day folks! Rest in peace Ben E. King. Baltimore Coverage, Day 4 – The state prosecutor in Baltimore announced the six officers involved with the murder of Freddie Gray will be charged – Sure wasn’t a good idea for President Barack Obama to blame protesters in Baltimore first; If only he was in [...]

The Roundup for April 30th, 2015

By: Thursday April 30, 2015 4:16 pm

The end of April already? Wow, it seems just only a short time ago I began the spring semester. Baltimore Protests, Day 3 – An investigation found Freddie Gray suffered from a push into a bolt in the police van he was in – Pastor Jamal Bryant, living in Baltimore, tells The Real News why the community [...]

The Roundup for April 29th, 2015

By: Wednesday April 29, 2015 6:24 pm

Things seem gloomy for us so enjoy the song today! Baltimore Coverage, Day 2 – Across the U.S., folks are showing solidarity with those protesting in Baltimore – Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY): Lack of the family structure caused the problems in Baltimore – Martin O’Malley, former governor of Maryland and hoping to run for president, [...]

The Roundup for April 28th, 2015

By: Tuesday April 28, 2015 3:58 pm

Keep that funky groove going, Baltimore. Rebellion in Baltimore – The folks in Baltimore are saying enough of the violence and demand change to a failed system. The riot in the city is just fury citizens there have – Here are five things to keep in mind when listening and reading about what’s happening in Baltimore – Max Blumenthal: “You Will [...]

The Roundup for April 27th, 2015

By: Monday April 27, 2015 3:54 pm

Quite a stacked roundup! International Politics Overall – Attorney Michael Ratner joins The Real News to talk about the success of the BDS campaign and the resistance against it – History is written in the eyes of the victor, even if the victor lost the Vietnam War – An investigation by the United Nations found Israel to blame [...]

The Weekend Roundup for April 25-26th, 2015

By: Sunday April 26, 2015 1:02 pm

Another brand new week! International Politics Overall – Valuable insight into the Islamic State based on documents found describing the entire structure of the group and its plans – Using a Scandinavian model for our prison is fine, but we must continue to build new models to enhance a sense of justice – U.N. Secretary-General [...]

The Roundup for April 24th, 2015

By: Friday April 24, 2015 10:10 am

A relaxing song to end your week. International Politics Overall – Today is the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide caused by the then-Ottoman Empire – Actress Angelina Jolie criticized the United Nations for failing to take action in Syria – Pakistan criticized the botched drone strikes killing an Italian and American hostage as an [...]

The Roundup for April 23rd, 2015

By: Thursday April 23, 2015 4:28 pm

Phew, another long school week over. Just four weeks remain and then I’ll be back to frequent reporting. International Politics Overall – Russia and Argentina announced energy and investment deal together worth billions – Part one of two with Alnoor Ladha, executive director of The Rules, on the negative consequences of the World Bank’s policies [...]

The Roundup for April 22nd, 2015

By: Wednesday April 22, 2015 5:33 pm

It’s Earth Day! International Politics Overall – The U.S. is now making sure there are no blackouts in a major hub of the Taliban in Afghanistan – The U.S., meanwhile, accused Russia of creating more air defense systems in eastern Ukraine – While Pope Francis I referred to the Armenian massacre as a genocide, President [...]

The Roundup for April 21st, 2015

By: Tuesday April 21, 2015 4:12 pm

Good day! International Politics Overall – Gallup: Out of a group of the U.S., EU, China and Germany, Russia received the least support at 22 percent as a global leader – Part four of eight with John Kiriakou about his time in Greece as well as the U.S. perspective on Iraq from the 1990s to [...]

The Roundup for April 20th, 2015

By: Monday April 20, 2015 5:49 pm

Too good of song to pass on for today. International Politics Overall – Journalist Reese Erlich joins The Real News to talk about the latest with the U.S. bombing campaign against the Islamic State and how there is no clear ending to the conflict – Iran believed the nuclear deal with the international community could lead to [...]

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