The Roundup for September 19th, 2014

By: Friday September 19, 2014 2:08 pm

It’s Friday folks. A busy weekend ahead for me, but just one day of class on Monday! Have a wonderful weekend! Today is Kit O’Connell’s last day, he was a dedicated colleague and member of Firedoglake. We’ll miss him for sure. Don’t forget tomorrow is the FDL Book Salon with Mark Shapiro on carbon and [...]

The Roundup for September 18th, 2014

By: Thursday September 18, 2014 1:52 pm

It’s Thursday folks. As we approach the end of the week, what’s on your mind today? International Politics Overall – Former U.S. officials warned the U.S. government, in terms of the fight against the Islamic State, all options must be placed on the table – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko: We need supplies to defeat the [...]

The Roundup for September 17th, 2014

By: Wednesday September 17, 2014 6:47 pm

Hey there folks, what are you doing today? International Politics Overall                          – Russia and Egypt agree on a new $3.5 billion weapons deal to arm Egypt – A U.S. Senate investigation found China hacked into the Pentagon a few times – Russia called for a UN Security Council hearing on the MH17 flight after a recent [...]

The Roundup for September 16th, 2014

By: Tuesday September 16, 2014 3:21 pm

Hey folks, it’s Tuesday today. How goes it for you? International Politics Overall – A new study shows instability in the Middle East jeopardizes the world’s food supply – Chelsea Manning: “How to make Isis fall on its own sword“; Kevin speaks more about this piece here – Bill Clinton was recorded saying Israeli Prime [...]

The Roundup for September 15th, 2014

By: Monday September 15, 2014 4:24 pm

Hey there folks! It’s the start of a brand new week. International Politics Overall – When it comes to U.S. foreign policy, it is fair to say it takes into account other major powers such as Russia – International countries at a summit in Paris vowed to defeat the Islamic State by “whatever means necessary” [...]

The Weekend Roundup for September 13-14th, 2014

By: Sunday September 14, 2014 4:50 pm

Hello everyone. Yesterday marked my official first anniversary with Firedoglake. I am thankful for everyone, from the staff to the readers, who have supported the Roundup in the previous year. It has been quite a journey so far and I hope the Roundup can continue to improve in the future. Is there anything you would [...]

The Roundup for September 12th, 2014

By: Friday September 12, 2014 2:05 pm

Hey there folks. It’s Friday today! How are you on the end of the week? International Politics Overall – Attorney Michael Ratner joins The Real News to discuss the world after Sept. 11 and how the U.S. contributed to instability around the globe – The U.S. launched new sanctions by restricting Russian companies from accessing oil projects; [...]

The Roundup for September 11th, 2014

By: Thursday September 11, 2014 1:40 pm

Hello folks. Today is a day of remembrance of Sept. 11 not only in the U.S., but also in Chile. International Politics Overall – The lust of the U.S. for violence against the Islamic State will only fuel their growth, rather than stop it. A ground war is something ISIL wants; and if the West [...]

The Roundup for September 10th, 2014

By: Wednesday September 10, 2014 2:54 pm

Just a reminder folks, some websites are slowing down to raise awareness of the potential loss of net neutrality. Here is more information on it, as well as here. International Politics Overall – Henry A. Giroux: “Remembering Hiroshima in an Age of Neoliberal Barbarism” – U.S. officials confirm President Barack Obama is ready to fire [...]

The Roundup for September 9th, 2014

By: Tuesday September 9, 2014 4:40 pm

Hey folks, how are you doing this Tuesday? International Politics Overall – Glen Ford visits The Real News to discuss whether there are other motives involved in the anti-Islamic State war – The White House commented it did not believe journalist Steven Sotloff was traded by a moderate Syrian group to ISIL Middle East – Michael Ratner [...]

The Roundup for September 8th, 2014

By: Monday September 8, 2014 4:23 pm

Start of a brand news week folks. How are you doing? International Politics Overall – Mark Weisbrot: “[Islamic State] war needs to be debated in Congress and the UN Security Council” – It should be noted Jen Psaki, an official with the State Department, said more than 40 countries were willing to join an effort [...]

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