The Roundup for May 6th, 2015

By: Wednesday May 6, 2015 2:44 pm

Quite a roundup, hope you enjoy it! International Politics Overall – We should be careful in saying the United States exports democracy to countries overseas because the U.S. truly is not a democracy; Although, we certainly are aware of that – U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said, to establish safe zones in Syria, American military [...]

The Roundup for May 5th, 2015

By: Tuesday May 5, 2015 6:38 pm

Good day folks! It’s Marx’s birthday! International Politics Overall – Gareth Porter: “Why Iran Must Remain a US Enemy” – The United Nations envoy to Yemen will once again attempt peace talks involving Saudi Arabia and Yemen – The Obama administration is committed to standing with a unified and democratic Iraq Middle East – At [...]

The Roundup for May 4th, 2015

By: Monday May 4, 2015 3:40 pm

Back to an experimental mood for Break Time, but, if you have a song suggestion, feel free to pitch it! I’ll put it for this week. Surprisingly, I’ve added only one song from Mr. Bungle and the last one was in late 2013. I’ll be sure to incorporate more songs from them in the next [...]

The Weekend Roundup for May 2-3rd, 2015

By: Sunday May 3, 2015 12:20 pm

Two more weeks of classes before finals. I’m sure I can do this. Baltimore Uprising, Days 5-6 - The Real News is uploading a series of interviews it held with folks in Baltimore demonstrating, which can be found here, here and here – They even speak with students in the city about what changes they want to see. [...]

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 [...]

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