Jul 25 2014

Daily News Flash with Maya Rockeymoore on Gaza Death Toll and West Bank Protest, Dempsey’s Revival of Cold War Plans, and Ryan’s New Budget

Uprising’s guest expert Maya Rockeymoore, President of the Center for Global Policy Solutions, a social change non-profit dedicated to making policy work for people and their environment, analyzes today’s news headlines:

More than 800 Palestinians have been killed in the on-going Israeli assault on Gaza. Israeli forces struck 30 homes in Gaza last night, killing an additional 33 people even as international condemnation …

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Jul 24 2014

Will There Be Justice for Palestine: Ali Abunimah, Tariq Abu Khdeir, and Max Blumenthal Speak

Israeli tanks hit a United Nations school in Gaza today killing 15 people who were seeking shelter there, and injuring 150 on the 16th day of the internationally condemned Operation Protective Edge. Nearly 700 Palestinians have been killed, a major portion of them children.

The New York Times is reporting this morning that Israel is defending its …

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Jul 24 2014

Daily News Flash with Arun Gupta on Govt’s Watchlist Criteria Made Public, Botched Execution of Arizona Inmate, and 400 Mile Immigrant March in California

Uprising’s guest expert Arun Gupta, Independent Journalist and regular contributor to the Guardian, In These Times, The Progressive, and Truthout, and co-founder of the Occupied Wall Street Journal and the Indypendent, analyzes today’s news headlines:

The government’s criteria for placing people on terrorist watchlists have just been published online. A 166-page government document called the 2013 Watchlisting Guidelines, obtained by The Intercept, was …

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Jul 23 2014

Daily News Flash with Rahul Mahajan on Ukraine Warplanes Being Downed, Obamacare Rulings Over Subsidies, and Arizona Execution; Plus Update on Gaza

Uprising’s guest expert Rahul Mahajan, a sociologist and news analyst and author of Full Spectrum Dominance: US Power in Iraq and Beyond, analyzes today’s news headlines:

Two Ukrainian planes have been shot down this morning in the same part of the country that the Malaysian Airlines passenger flight was downed last week killing hundreds of people. The aircraft that were downed were war …

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Jul 22 2014

Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on Latest in Gaza War, New HRW Study on FBI Entrapment, and Texas Deployment of National Guardsmen to Border

Uprising’s guest expert Robert Jensen, an author and a professor of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, analyzes today’s news headlines:

The Israeli war in Gaza has continued unabated, with more than 600 Palestinians killed, a third of them children. Operation Protective Edge, whose ground invasion began last week, has been widely condemned by the international community with the exception of …

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Jul 21 2014

Daily News Flash with Courtney Morris on Mental Illness Among Death Row Inmates, NYPD Implicated in Another Killing of a Black Man, and Qatar’s Pledges to Minimize Migrant Worker Deaths

Uprising’s guest expert Courtney Morris, assistant professor of African American and women’s Studies at Penn State University, analyzes today’s news headlines:

A new study has found that a majority of people executed in the United States were suffering from mental illness. The researchers studying the US’s death penalty found, that “the overwhelming majority of executed …

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Jul 21 2014

Putting the Central American Child Refugee Migration Into Perspective

The US government began deporting a number of Central Americans in what was called “just the initial wave.” The group of 40 migrants sent to Honduras on June 14th included women, and children as young as 18 months old.

The United Nations High Commission on Refugees has said it views Central American migrants to …

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Jul 21 2014

Vijay Prashad On Gaza’s Bombardment and Libya’s Civil War

At least 120 people were killed in air strikes over the weekend in the Gaza suburb of Shuja’iyya. Forty of those were children. The International Red Cross, which is usually careful to not make political statements, said “This sharp increase in the intensity of fighting and the resulting human cost is a matter of …

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Jul 21 2014

The Political Impact of the Downed Plane: Malaysia Airlines, the West, Ukraine, and Russia

Two hundred and forty seven bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 which was shot down over Eastern Ukraine late last week. The remains are stuck in legal limbo awaiting a flight out of the area and there are unsubstantiated rumors that Russian backed rebels are looting the …

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Jul 18 2014

Daily News Flash with Maya Rockeymoore on Malaysia Airlines Crash, Bridge Closure Scandal’s Resurrection, and Cherokee Nation’s Settlement with Govt’

Uprising’s guest expert Maya Rockeymoore, President of the Center for Global Policy Solutions, a social change non-profit dedicated to making policy work for people and their environment, analyzes today’s news headlines:

Nearly 300 people are feared dead with the downing of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 over Ukraine yesterday. A hundred and eighty one bodies …

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