“Daily News Flash” archives

Nov 09 2015

NEWS HEADLINES

President Obama is hosting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today in what is sure to be a meeting filled with tension. It is the first time that the two heads of state are meeting after the US signed the Iran nuclear deal, that Obama has touted as central part of his foreign policy legacy. Obama and Netanyahu had butted heads over the deal, with the Israeli …

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Oct 13 2015

Newsflash: Israeli Violence Against Palestinians, Guardian Report on Cent. American Immigrants, Million Man March 20 Yrs Later

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

Israeli forces have seemingly been on a killing spree for the past two weeks, targeting Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza strip. The latest violence resulted in 3 Palestinian youths being killed by an Israeli soldier on Monday. A recent video of a Palestinian …

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Oct 06 2015

Newsflash: NATO and EU Warnings on Syria, Trend: “Suicide by Cop,” California Passes “Right to Die” Bill

Uprising’s guest expert Chenjerai Kumanyika, Assistant Professor of Communications Studies at Clemson University, analyzes to day’s news headlines:

NATO’s Secretary General has confirmed this morning that Russian ground troops have entered Syria. Mr. Jens Stoltenberg also announced that, “Russian combat aircraft have violated Turkish airspace,” and added, “This is unacceptable.” Turkey is a member of NATO. Stoltenberg also cited that the “substantial buildup of Russian forces …

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Oct 05 2015

Newsflash: TPP Deal Reached, MSF Hospital in Kunduz Bombed, S. Carolina’s Historic Rain

Uprising’s guest expert Cristina Mislan, Assistant Professor of Journalism Studies, Missouri School of Journalism, analyzes today’s news headlines:

The Obama Administration is enjoying a major victory with the announcement of a new trade deal with 12 nations, known as the TransPacific Partnership (TPP). Aimed at bolstering US economic dominance in the face of China’s spectacular growth, the TPP faced huge opposition from progressive groups who have cast …

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Sep 30 2015

Newsflash: Russia Bombs Syria, Georgia Woman Executed, Kim Davis Says Pope Met Her

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

Russia began dropping bombs on Syria today, after President Vladimir Putin pushed through a resolution in his Parliament. The US was apparently notified ahead of time about the airstrikes that targeted the Syrian city of Homs. Russia is casting the move as an attack against ISIS …

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Sep 29 2015

US Attacks Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia Attacks Yemen, EPAs Pesticide Rules, Poll on Planned Parenthood

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

A day after the Taliban claimed control of the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, the US military dropped a bomb and paved the way for Afghan government forces to attempt to re-take it from the ground. Kunduz is Afghanistan’s sixth largest city and the …

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Sep 28 2015

Newsflash: UN General Assembly, Shell Leaves Arctic Alone, Delaware Cops Kill Black Man in Wheelchair

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

The UN General Assembly is meeting in New York today, and the war on Syria is taking center stage. The Syria war has resulted in a massive refugee crisis in Europe. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon had strong words, naming the nations that, …

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Sep 22 2015

Newsflash: Pope’s US and Cuba Visits, Drugmaker Challenged, Angola 3 Inmate To Be Retried

Uprising’s guest expert Cristina Mislan, Assistant Professor of Journalism Studies, Missouri School of Journalism, analyzes today’s news headlines:

Pope Francis kicks off a highly anticipated visit to the United States this week. It will be the 78-year old’s first ever visit to the US. CNN, which described the Pope as bringing “tough love” to the US, framed the setting for his visit in this way: “Francis …

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Sep 21 2015

Newsflash: Greeks Reelect Tspiras, Ben Carson Faces Backlash, Viola Davis Invokes Harriet Tubman

Uprising’s guest expert Chenjerai Kumanyika, Assistant Professor of Communications Studies at Clemson University, analyzes to day’s news headlines:

Greek elections resulted in a second win for Syriza Party leader Alexis Tspiras on Sunday. The embattled Prime Minister had faced growing uncertainty over his mandate after a stunning victory on an anti-austerity platform earlier this year and then a capitulation to creditors. The snap elections yesterday were …

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Sep 16 2015

Newsflash: Utah Flash floods and California Fire, Texas Student Arrested, GOP Debate

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

Sixteen people have died and 12 are still missing in Utah after flashfloods swept through parts of the state following torrential rain. Many among the dead are children. Philip Barlow, the mayor of Hilldale, Utah, where the floods hit hardest, called it “a 100-year flood.” …

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