The Roundup for April 20th, 2015

By: Monday April 20, 2015 5:49 pm

Too good of song to pass on for today. International Politics Overall – Journalist Reese Erlich joins The Real News to talk about the latest with the U.S. bombing campaign against the Islamic State and how there is no clear ending to the conflict – Iran believed the nuclear deal with the international community could lead to [...]

The Weekend Roundup for April 18-19th, 2015

By: Sunday April 19, 2015 3:02 pm

Under went a major change today. Cut my long hair and donated it. For those interested, it was 16 inches. International Politics Overall – Reporters are not allowed to sit in on an international meeting dealing with Chevron’s actions in Ecuador – Major Hollywood figures called the CEO of Al-Jazeera America a member of “Hamas,” [...]

The Roundup for April 17th, 2015

By: Friday April 17, 2015 10:02 am

We end on a soothe note with Italy. International Politics Overall – Black Lives Matter even throughout Africa, a continent ravaged by imperialism, violence and exploitation – The United Nations called for $275 million from members to help those living in Yemen Middle East – Gareth Porter: “The ‘Possible Military Dimensions’ Bomb That Could Blow [...]

The Roundup for April 16th, 2015

By: Thursday April 16, 2015 6:27 pm

Onward to Brazil! International Politics Overall – Journalist Reese Erlich explains to The Real News why Russia sent missiles to Iran and how it’s connected to the situation in Yemen - The Real News covers an event that took place in New York City focusing on global slavery reparations – In his annual address to the Russian public, [...]

The Roundup for April 15th, 2015

By: Wednesday April 15, 2015 6:08 pm

We went from Mexico to Japan and now Germany! Also it’s tax day so…yeah. International Politics Overall – Iran pledged to sign a nuclear deal should all sanctions against it immediately drop – Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the U.S. said the Saudi-led offensive in Yemen is “very successful” Middle East – Turns out Saudi Arabia increased [...]

The Roundup for April 14th, 2015

By: Tuesday April 14, 2015 3:27 pm

May Percy Sledge rest in peace. International Politics Overall – Nick Turse: “Military Missions Reach Record Levels After US Inks Deal to Remain in Africa for Decades” – With Turkey obviously supporting the Islamic State, what is the U.S. to do? Well, uh, they’ll get back to you on that – After the United Nations [...]

The Roundup for April 13th, 2015

By: Monday April 13, 2015 4:04 pm

May Eduardo Galeano rest in peace. He’s an inspiration whose work Open Veins of Latin America really influenced me as a journalist, Marxist and person, especially on the topic of Latin America in general. Like D’Alessio says, there are things changing in Latin America. Dave Zirin writes a fitting tribute here. International Politics Overall – Saudi [...]

The Weekend Roundup for April 11-12th, 2015

By: Sunday April 12, 2015 1:05 pm

We return to another week of songs from around the globe with our first stop to Ghana. Enjoy! International Politics Overall – The United Nations will provide housing for the six refugees from Guantanamo Bay now living in Uruguay – Attorney Michael Ratner joins The Real News to talk about what’s happening with torture prosecution – U.N. [...]

The Roundup for April 10th, 2015

By: Friday April 10, 2015 10:35 am

In the comment section, I posted an article from The Wall Street Journal titled “The Case For Letting Greece Go.” No capitalist will hold me back with a paywall! International Politics Overall – A Russian official warned the Islamic State may be operating in Russia, specifically in the North Caucasus region where Muslims live Middle East [...]

The Roundup for April 9th, 2015

By: Thursday April 9, 2015 3:46 pm

Long day, but at least there’s no snow anymore! International Politics Overall – Sweden announced it would join the U.S.-led coalition to fight the Islamic State with 120 troops – Juan Cole: “Can the Arab World Live With the US-Iran Nuclear Deal?” – Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Iranian supreme leader, said he was indifferent to [...]

The Roundup for April 8th, 2015

By: Wednesday April 8, 2015 3:52 pm

Another wonderful day full of news! International Politics Overall – The U.S. government is supporting efforts for expanding the invasion of Yemen – A new French government report found half of Europeans heading to join the Islamic State are French – Thanks to technology and American firms, Saudi Arabia is doing well with lobbying – [...]

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