The Roundup for July 21st, 2014

By: Monday July 21, 2014 4:47 pm

It’s the start of a brand new week, folks! International Politics Overall – Lawyer Michael Ratner discusses with The Real News about the poor decisions of Sweden in the case of Julian Assange – Pro-Russian separatists agree to give the black boxes from the downed MH17 flight to the Malaysian government – Vice President Joe Biden stated he once told [...]

The Weekend Roundup for July 19-20th, 2014

By: Sunday July 20, 2014 3:30 pm

Hello everyone. Hope your weekend went well! International Politics Overall – Retired Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson tells The Real News that he blames all the parties involved with the Malaysian plane disaster in Ukraine and wishes for calm – Secretary of State John Kerry: The evidence at the crash site of MH17 “points a clear finger [...]

The Roundup for July 18th, 2014

By: Friday July 18, 2014 4:18 pm

Hey folks, enjoy your Friday. International Politics Overall – As President Obama states pro-Russian separatists were behind the attack on the Malaysian plane, Vladimir Putin stated the two sides in Ukraine should come to a ceasefire – Pro-Russian rebels, meanwhile, are covering up evidence allegedly used to shoot down the plane – In addition, President [...]

The Roundup for July 17th, 2014

By: Thursday July 17, 2014 5:03 pm

Enjoy the tranquil sounds of Carla White, everyone. International Politics Overall – A Malaysian Airlines plane was allegedly shot down near the Ukrainian/Russian border by a surface-to-air missile. The 295 people on board were all killed, including the pilots. Very, very tragic news. – After the plane was shot down, President Obama called Vladimir Putin to [...]

The Roundup for July 16th, 2014

By: Wednesday July 16, 2014 4:44 pm

Howdy folks, enjoy your Wednesday today with the warm sounds of Dido’s “White Flag.” International Politics Overall – Pew: Throughout the world, there is strong opposition to U.S. mass surveillance programs and its use of drones – The United States is losing its image abroad and this could change world politics – Very depressing to read, [...]

The Roundup for July 15th, 2014

By: Tuesday July 15, 2014 4:28 pm

Hey folks, how are you doing on today? Enjoy the music of Smash Mouth. International Politics Overall – A group of NGOs say Western countries looted $60 billion from Africa and use donations to cover it up; This is the essence of capitalism as seen in the exploitation of Latin America by European colonial powers in [...]

The Roundup for July 14th, 2014

By: Monday July 14, 2014 7:59 pm

Hey folks, enjoy the Latin sounds of Carlos Santana and his band on this Monday! International Politics Overall – Russia’s Vladimir Putin came out in support of Israel on July 10 before his Latin America trip and said he supported their “struggle” – Gareth Porter: “Khamenei Remarks Show Both Sides Maneuver on Enrichment” – Malala [...]

The Weekend Roundup for July 12-13th, 2014

By: Sunday July 13, 2014 3:08 pm

Hey everyone! It is the start of a brand new week. I have been considering adding links in Spanish since I am starting to get news from Argentina and Uruguay. I wanted to see if that would be alright with readers. May Tommy Ramone and Charlie Haden rest in peace. International Politics Overall – The [...]

The Roundup for July 11th, 2014

By: Friday July 11, 2014 4:49 pm

Enjoy the soft, tranquil sounds of Isaac Shepard on this Friday. Enjoy your weekend as well! International Politics Overall – Journalist Gareth Porter explains on The Real News how unlikely a deal between Iran and the P5+1 will be implemented by July 20 due to conflicts; Meanwhile, Secretary of State John Kerry calls for Iran to make [...]

The Roundup for July 10th, 2014

By: Thursday July 10, 2014 5:50 pm

It is Thursday folks so enjoy the desert rock feel of Queens of the Stone Age! International Politics Overall – Here is something that will definitely make you angry: The U.S. is sending taxpayer money to support an Israeli group defending the killers of Mohammed Abu Khdeir. The group in question constantly defends Israelis who [...]

The Roundup for July 9th, 2014

By: Wednesday July 9, 2014 4:20 pm

It is Wednesday folks! Hope you enjoy the vivid style of Lupe Fiasco! International Politics Overall – Pew: Sentiment against Russia is on the rise worldwide with Europe, the U.S. and the Middle East having the highest rates – It gets worse for the U.S. as Germany arrested another alleged spy working for the U.S. [...]

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