“Daily News Flash” archives

Sep 19 2014

Daily News Flash with Maya Rockeymoore on US Senate Vote on Arming Syrian Rebels, California Lawsuit Over License Plate Scanners, and Progress on Rape Kit Backlogs

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 US Senate has approved the arming and training of Syrian rebel groups in a vote of 78-22. The vote comes a day after …

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Sep 18 2014

Daily News Flash with Arun Gupta on House Vote For ISIS War Plan, Border Patrol’s Plan To Wear Cameras, and Rolling Jubilee Strikes $4 m of Debt

Uprising’s guest expert Arun Gupta, 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 House of Representatives has voted to approve President Obama’s plan to provide weapons and training to Syrian rebel groups. …

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Sep 17 2014

Daily News Flash with Rahul Mahajan on Latest ISIS Propaganda and US Arrest, Holder’s Study on Police Racism, and Malaysia’s Slave Labor Problem

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:

A 30 year old man from Rochester, New York, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for several charges related to recruiting and arming the Islamic State in …

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Sep 16 2014

Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen GOP Dismissal of Paycheck Fairness Act, Utah Black Man Killed By Cops, and Israeli Refuseniks Deemed “Criminal”

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:

Republicans have once more shot down the Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill that aims to reduce the wage gap between men and women. Currently American women make on average 77% of what …

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Sep 15 2014

Daily News Flash with Courtney Morris on Latest Islamic State Video, Egypt’s Hunger Strikers, And Daniele Watts’ Arrest

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 Islamic State released yet another gruesome video over the weekend apparently showing the beheading of a British aid worker named David Haines. The video, with a similar setting as earlier beheadings of …

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Sep 12 2014

Daily News Flash with Maya Rockeymoore on Yahoo’s Fight Against NSA, US’s Trouble Finding Arab Partners for War, and California Truancy Stats

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 internet tech giant Yahoo has released more than 1,500 pages of documentation to prove it was strong armed by the US government into …

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Sep 11 2014

Daily News Flash with Arun Gupta on Violence Against Women, Missouri’s Taliban-Friendly Laws, and the Latest on Ferguson

Uprising’s guest expert Arun Gupta, 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 South African athlete, Oscar Pistorius, has been found not guilty of murdering his girlfriend. In a case that gripped international …

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Sep 10 2014

Daily News Flash with Rahul Mahajan on US Plans for ISIS and Syria, Scottish Independence Vote, and Israel’s Problem with African Refugees

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

President Obama is ready to begin bombing Syria and could announce it to Americans this evening. The New York Times reports this morning that the President, according to a “senior administration …

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Sep 09 2014

Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on Iraq’s New Government, WHO Alarm Over Ebola Crisis, and Senate Vote on Campaign Finance Amendment

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:

Iraq has picked a new government under the leadership of Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi. As Iraq’s new cabinet was being approved, US President Obama had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister …

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Sep 08 2014

Daily News Flash with Courtney Morris on US Bombs on Haditha Dam, Obama’s Backtracking on Immigration, and NYPD’s Problem with Muslim Communities

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:

US bombs began dropping around Iraq’s Haditha Dam in another front in the war against ISIS. The Haditha Dam, dangerously close to being taken over by Islamic State fighters, is a key component …

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