“Daily News Flash” archives

Aug 22 2014

Daily News Flash with Maya Rockeymoore on Syrian Death Toll, Shiite Massacre of Sunnis in Mosque, and CA AG Defends Death Penalty

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:

The Syrian death toll reaches 191,000, more than double the number from just a year ago. The grim toll of the Syrian civil war …

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Aug 21 2014

Daily News Flash with Arun Gupta on ISIS Ransom Demands For Foley, Israel’s Assassination of Hamas Leaders, and BofA $17 b Settlement

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:

After confirmation of the American journalist James Foley’s beheading by ISIS, it is now revealed that the US refused to …

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Aug 20 2014

Daily News Flash with Rahul Mahajan on 22 Palestinians Killed in Fresh Israeli Strikes, Obama’s Business Advisers on Immigration, and Pakistan’s Tahrir Moment

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:

Israeli airstrikes resume in Gaza with the first casualties being a 5 year old Palestinian child and a woman. Israel has begun striking Gaza once more, suspending a set …

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Aug 19 2014

Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on End of Gaza Ceasefire, Expansion of US Operation in Iraq, and Accidental and Potential Gun Violence in the US

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:

Israel has launched air strikes on Gaza just hours after a ceasefire that would have expired had been extended. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the strikes, claiming they were in response to three rockets fired from Gaza. The move …

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Aug 18 2014

Daily News Flash with Courtney Morris on Ebola Raid in Liberia, Apple Labor Violations, and Felony Charges Against Gov. Perry

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

The Ebola crisis in West Africa has taken a new turn after Liberians raided a quarantine center. Young male residents of a slum in Monrovia called West Point, raided the quarantine center, freeing …

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Aug 15 2014

Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on Al Maliki Concession, National Guards at Texas Border, and Another Poor Black Mother Criminalized

Uprising’s guest expert Robert Jensen, sitting in for Maya Rockeymoore; Jensen is an author and Professor of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, analyzes today’s news headlines:

Iraq’s embattled Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki finally decides to step aside. Prime Minister Al Maliki, who has contributed significantly to the sectarian morass that Iraq’s …

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Aug 14 2014

Daily News Flash with Arun Gupta on White House Review of Arms to Israel, US Claims of Freeing Iraqis, and Apple’s Removal of 2 Harmful Chemicals

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 US military did not seek the approval of the White House in sending the latest shipment of arms to …

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Aug 13 2014

Daily News Flash with Rahul Mahajan on Ferguson, Missouri, New Report on Stand-Your-Ground Laws, and Snowden’s Latest Revelation

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

Ferguson, Missouri continues to burn as yet another police shooting leaves a young man critically injured early this morning. The shooting death of an 18-year old unarmed black teen Mike …

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Aug 12 2014

Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on HRW Report on Egyptian Massacres, Iraq’s New Prime Minister, and Report on Keystone Impact

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:

Human Rights Watch has condemned the killings of hundreds of protesters in Egypt by security forces last year. The organization, in its 195-page report asserts that Egyptian security forces, “systematically and intentionally …

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Aug 11 2014

Daily News Flash with Courtney Morris on Amnesty Report on Afganistan, Exxon Drilling in Russian Arctic, and Yet Another Black Man Killed by Cops

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

A rights group accuses the United States and NATO of violating human rights – in Afghanistan. Amnesty International has just released a new report detailing the impacts of night raids and air strikes …

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