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The Roundup for February 27th, 2015

By: Friday February 27, 2015 10:59 am

May Leonard Nimoy rest in peace. International Politics Overall – A former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union during the Cold War believed the Obama administration made a mistake against Russia in regards to Ukraine. He believes the country should seek a compromise. – It is worth examining how the U.S. pays for accidental deaths [...]

The Roundup for February 26th, 2015

By: Thursday February 26, 2015 5:56 pm

Hooray, CPAC is back! I can go back to jokes on the initials. International Politics Overall – Gallup: Fifty-seven percent of Americans say the United Nations does a poor job in solving international problems – Phyllis Bennis talks to The Real News about the role of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in regards to the Iran-P5+1 negotiations and what his impact [...]

The Roundup for February 25th, 2015

By: Wednesday February 25, 2015 5:24 pm

Good day folks! We’re still up thankfully. International Politics Overall – Gallup: Sixty-one percent of Americans are disappointed with the position of the United States in the world today – Former nuclear engineer Robert Kelley speaks with The Real News on to Iran-P5+1 talks and the role of the U.S. in relation to the alleged Iranian nuclear program [...]

The Roundup for February 24th, 2015

By: Tuesday February 24, 2015 9:25 pm

Apologies for the site being down again folks. Let’s hope that was the last of it. International Politics Overall – John Kerry informally criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his allies after saying the deal with Iran cannot be scrutinized before it advances – Meanwhile, an official from the European Union said a deal [...]

The Roundup for February 23rd, 2015

By: Monday February 23, 2015 6:32 pm

One of my favorite songs by Common. International Politics Overall – Gallup: Fifty-nine percent of Americans say the U.S. is the world’s top military, which is up from 53 percent last year – Attorney Michael Ratner talks to The Real News on the case against the Palestinian Liberation Organization and Palestinian Authority in the U.S. on their [...]

West Virginia Repeals Law Made By Coal Industry To Help Coal Industry

By: Monday February 23, 2015 7:15 am

Lawmakers in West Virginia repealed the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Act, which forced utility companies to use more alternative fuels, early this month. The law, passed in 2009, mandated West Virginia to get 25 percent of its electricity from alternative and renewable energy sources. However, the law defines “alternative energy resources” as natural [...]

The Weekend Roundup for February 21-22nd, 2015

By: Sunday February 22, 2015 6:23 pm

Feb. 21 was the anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X. I highly recommend the speech The Real News put up online the week before he was killed. In addition, a good piece over at Jacobin Magazine on his politics before he was assassinated. May Clark Terry rest in peace. International Politics Overall – Secretary of State John [...]

The Roundup for February 20th, 2015

By: Friday February 20, 2015 11:26 am

End of the week already? Well, at least we’re back. May Leslie Gore rest in peace. International Politics Overall – Western media was eager to report on an Israeli journalist walking in Paris for 10 hours facing “discrimination” by Muslims. Turns out it was all fabricated. – Russian President Vladimir Putin: Despite other nations assume [...]

The Roundup for February 19th, 2015

By: Thursday February 19, 2015 5:23 pm

Good day everyone! International Politics Overall – A former Polish president believes it is possible to apply pressure onto Russian President Vladimir Putin by joining in solidarity against him – The Egyptian government is now mediating between Libya and Russia to provide Russian arms to militias in Libya – Qatar recalled its ambassador to Egypt [...]

The Roundup for February 18th, 2015

By: Wednesday February 18, 2015 5:58 pm

How are you folks? How’s the site working for you? International Politics Overall – President Barack Obama: We are not at war with Islam, but those who are “perverting Islam” - The U.S. denies it is keeping information pertaining to the P5+1-Iran negotiations from Israel – On second thought, Egypt would prefer no military intervention in [...]

The Roundup for February 17th, 2015

By: Tuesday February 17, 2015 5:56 pm

Good day folks! International Politics Overall – Gallup: Eighteen percent of Americans say Russia is the one country that is the enemy of the U.S. – The State Department announced a joint program between the U.S. and Turkey to train Syrian rebels. – Argentina requested the U.S. bring up the 1994 Jewish community center bombing [...]

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