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 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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Jul 17 2014

Daily News Flash with Arun Gupta on California’s Death Penalty, Congressional Attack on DCs Gun Laws, and The End of Australia’s Carbon Tax

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:

A federal judge has ruled California’s death penalty unconstitutional. Judge Cormac Carney based his ruling on the fact that California’s …

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Jul 16 2014

Daily News Flash with Rahul Mahajan about Philippines Typhoon, NYT Report on GM Culpability, and Vargas Detained At Border

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:

The Philippines has been battered by yet another major storm, leaving at least 6 people dead. Typhoon Rammasun, named after the God of Thunder prompted the evacuations of hundreds …

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Jul 15 2014

Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on Israel’s Brief Ceasefire, Bolivia’s President Morales, and Chicago’s Gun Violence

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:

An Egypt-brokered ceasefire in the Israeli assault on Gaza has lasted just a few hours even as more Palestinians are killed. The ceasefire which Hamas says it was not party to, ended …

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Jul 14 2014

Daily News Flash with Courtney Morris on Citigroup Settlement, Fracking Protests and Possible Earthquake Link, and Holder’s Statements on “Racial Animus”

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

Citigroup has settled with the Justice Department over the subprime mortgage crisis to the tune of $7 billion. After months of negotiations, Citigroup has agreed to pay the lump sum to settle the case …

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Jul 11 2014

Daily News Flash with Maya Rockeymoore on Gaza’s Increasing Death Toll, WCC Divestment from Fossil Fuels, and GOP’s Election-Year Politicking

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:

On day 4 of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge, the number of Palestinians killed has reached 100. There have been many children among those killed …

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