The Weekend Roundup for March 14-15th, 2015

By: Sunday March 15, 2015 2:59 pm

Once again, the roundup for this week will include only non-Anglo-American songs. Got exciting songs planned! International Politics Overall – Robert Naiman, policy director of Just Foreign Policy, talks with The Real News about the international negotiations with Iran and the question of sanctions – Secretary of State John Kerry: Talks are still ongoing with Iran, but there [...]

The Roundup for March 13th, 2015

By: Friday March 13, 2015 10:59 am

It’s the end of the week. How was it for you? International Politics Overall – One positive development for Venezuela is the rise of Syriza in Greece, a valuable ally for the country – Gallup: Americans overwhelmingly favor Canada and Great Britain, while they dislike North Korea and Iran – Secretary of State John Kerry: [...]

The Roundup for March 12th, 2015

By: Thursday March 12, 2015 5:21 pm

Another week to round up! International Politics Overall – Lawmakers and officials in the U.S. are closely following what is happening in Ukraine in terms of their military and economy – International sanctions on Iran may be lifted should the international deal be made – The Islamic State welcomed Boko Haram as loyal allies in [...]

The Roundup for March 11th, 2015

By: Wednesday March 11, 2015 3:25 pm

Hey there folks! International Politics Overall – Arun Gupta: “How ISIS Became the Face of Evil” – Venezuela is, indeed, suffering from external and internal problems, but Venezuela cannot be easily disregarded as an authoritarian regime – An expert on torture from the United Nations accused the U.S. of refusing to help in his investigation [...]

The Roundup for March 10th, 2015

By: Tuesday March 10, 2015 6:21 pm

Good day folks! International Politics Overall – Sweden announced it would cease all military ties to Saudi Arabia over the latter’s decisions on human rights – Israel demolished shelters, funded by the European Union, in Jerusalem in order to put up more settlements Middle East – Economist Shir Hever explains to The Real News on the state [...]

The Roundup for March 9th, 2015

By: Monday March 9, 2015 3:34 pm

May Sam Simon rest in peace. International Politics Overall – Professor Vijay Prashad joins The Real News to discuss Iran’s role in fighting the Islamic State in Iraq and what it means for the U.S. – The U.S. government offered $5 million for an American who went missing eight years ago and asked Iran for help as [...]

The Weekend Roundup for March 7-8th, 2015

By: Sunday March 8, 2015 4:20 pm

It’s International Women’s Day everybody! Apologies if I have not been responding in the comments. Whenever I want to, the admin portion goes down. International Politics Overall – U.S. General Martin Dempsey believed more air strikes against the Islamic State would not be a good idea – President Barack Obama: If we are given a [...]

The Roundup for March 6th, 2015

By: Friday March 6, 2015 10:46 am

Truly, it is the end of the week. Onward to the next! International Politics Overall - A French official believed more work was needed to complete a deal with Iran before the end of March Middle East - With Hamas focusing on rebuilding the underground tunnels instead of rebuilding destroyed homes and improving the lives of civilians in Gaza, [...]

The Roundup for March 5th, 2015

By: Thursday March 5, 2015 6:34 pm

Hey there folks! End of the week! International Politics Overall – Secretary of State John Kerry reassured allies in the Gulf on a deal with Iran as he said no grand bargain would be reached – The U.S. is drafting a United Nations resolution to condemn the use of chemical warfare in Syria. Who is [...]

The Roundup for March 4th, 2015

By: Wednesday March 4, 2015 6:00 pm

Hey there folks! Looks like things are stable for now. International Politics Overall – Who wants American troops to fight against the Islamic State? The Islamic State of course! – Robert Kelley, former director of the International Atomic Energy Agency, tells The Real News why Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is wrong when it comes to Iran [...]

The Roundup for March 3rd, 2015

By: Tuesday March 3, 2015 6:15 pm

Hey there folks, apologies for the site issues. I’m sure a solution will be made. Like the old saying goes, always look on the bright side of life. Mr. Netanyahu Goes To Washington – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Congress yesterday despite former Israeli generals and security advisers warning him not to do so – President Barack [...]

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