The Roundup for November 25th, 2014

By: Tuesday November 25, 2014 3:06 pm

“You can’t have capitalism without racism.” – Malcolm X Ferguson Roundup – Gary Younge: “The law may have spoken but the Ferguson verdict is not justice” – After the abysmal decision yesterday on officer Darren Wilson, “democracy was on fire” across the U.S. with demonstrations and Ferguson had a brutal response by officers; That is a good description [...]

The Roundup for November 24th, 2014

By: Monday November 24, 2014 4:13 pm

How about you folks? What’s happening with you? International Politics Overall – Juan Cole: “Israel and Mississippi: Racist Plans for Second Class Citizens and Religious Legislation” – In a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, Pope Francis told him to advocate peace; Wait, what? He does know al-Sisi is from the military right? – U.N. [...]

The Weekend Roundup for November 22-23rd, 2014

By: Sunday November 23, 2014 3:11 pm

Hey folks, what are you doing today? May Marion Barry rest in peace. International Politics Overall – The imperialist role of the U.S., without any accountability, will continue with more genocides in the future. Some folks here might see that as obvious, yet it is a tragic part of human history. – An Iranian official [...]

The Roundup for November 21st, 2014

By: Friday November 21, 2014 2:58 pm

Enjoy your weekend folks! James Risen will be here tomorrow to discuss his new book and James Gustave Speth will be here on Sunday with his memoir. International Politics Overall – Vice President Joe Biden: Russia risks “greater isolation” if it refuses to respect September’s agreement over Ukraine – Attorney Michael Ratner joins The Real News to [...]

The Roundup for November 20th, 2014

By: Thursday November 20, 2014 3:49 pm

Hey there folks, it’s Transgender Day of Remembrance today. International Politics Overall – A short, yet stellar piece by journalist Nathan Fuller on the failure of The New York Times in reporting on U.S.-Iranian relations in a fair manner as the NYT takes the U.S. narrative on Iran. – After the U.S. sent non-lethal equipment to the [...]

The Roundup for November 19th, 2014

By: Wednesday November 19, 2014 4:01 pm

Hey everybody, how are you coping with the cold weather? International Politics Overall – Max Blumenthal: “How the Israel Lobby Protected Ukrainian Neo-Nazis” – The British government is not confident an international deal can be reached with Iran; And the merry-go-round spins on – President Barack Obama praised Saudi Arabia in its fight against the [...]

The Roundup for November 18th, 2014

By: Tuesday November 18, 2014 4:57 pm

Hey folks, how are you doing today? It’s been 151 years since the Gettysburg Address. International Politics Overall – Glenn Greenwald: “On media outlets that continue to describe unknown drone victims as ‘militants’” – A new report from the U.N. found that with sufficient investment nations could prosper under changing demographics – A U.N. official [...]

The Roundup for November 17th, 2014

By: Monday November 17, 2014 3:59 pm

Hey there folks. How are you doing today? It’s been 31 years since the Zapatistas were founded. International Politics Overall – Gallup: It was found 35.8 million people, including children, are slaves throughout the world with the most in India. – The European Union is considering some sort of punishment against Israel for its actions [...]

The Weekend Roundup for November 15-16th, 2014

By: Sunday November 16, 2014 2:03 pm

Today’s song comes from the album “Soon It Will Be Cold Enough” which, funny enough, it is. International Politics Overall – President Barack Obama: With the recent announcements by the U.S. government, it is a return of strong leadership; Just a week ago he was pulling out the white flag – Attorney Michael Ratner joins The [...]

The Roundup for November 14th, 2014

By: Friday November 14, 2014 5:19 pm

It’s Friday today folks. What are you looking forward to this weekend? International Politics Overall – Gareth Porter: “US Sanctions Relief Fails, Threatening the Nuclear Talks” – Journalist Nathan Fuller explains those journalists who advocated for the war in Libya three years ago were rewarded with more access Middle East – While mainstream outlets focus [...]

The Roundup for November 13th, 2014

By: Thursday November 13, 2014 4:03 pm

It’s Thursday folks and my midterms are over. Now to enjoy the rest of the time until finals week rolls around next month. International Politics Overall – As journalist Gareth Porter explains on The Real News, Russia has a stake in the U.S.-Iranian agreement on Iran’s nuclear ambitions – You might have read about the U.S. [...]

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