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Sep 15 2015

Newsflash: Syria War Deepens, Sanders Goes to Liberty Univ, Ferguson Commission Report

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

The war in Syria is ramping up even as the refugee crisis in Europe continues to build up. An anonymous US source told AFP that Russian tanks and artillery had arrived in Latakia, a Syrian airbase, bolstering the arsenal of …

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Sep 14 2015

Newsflash: Australia’s New PM Turnbull, UK’s Labour Party Picks Corbyn, and Propublica Study on Rich Colleges and Poor Students

The Australian government has changed hands with the defeat of the Liberal Party’s Tony Abbott. Prime Minister Abbott had provoked global ire over his conservative positions on climate change in particular, but also social issues like same-sex marriage. He will now be replaced by Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who the New York Times described as a “moderate liberal… and a former investment banker and lawyer.” At …

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Sep 11 2015

Newsflash: Dems Get Iran Deal, Cuba Preps for Pope, Judge Strikes EPA Over Bee-Killing Pesticide

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

Senate Democrats slammed a Republican bid to block President Obama’s signature foreign policy nuclear deal with Iran. In a vote of 58-42, Democrats and Independent Senators banded together on Thursday to prevent the GOP from getting a filibuster-proof 60 votes to advance a resolution blocking the deal. The vote marks a major victory …

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Sep 10 2015

Newsflash: US, Russia Clash on Syria, US-Saudi War On Yemen Escalates, Seattle Teachers Strike

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

Reuters is reporting 3 separate sources that say Russian forces have begun fighting alongside the troops of Bashar Al Assad in Syria. US Secretary of State John Kerry has spoken to his Russian counterpart this week but Russian officials are staying silent on the claims and only reiterating that they have been sending …

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Sep 09 2015

Newsflash: Clinton’s Candidacy, GOP Abortion Hearings, McD’s Switches to Cage-Free Eggs

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

Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton plans to give a major speech today defending the Obama Administration’s nuclear deal with Iran that a majority of Republicans oppose. But she will also reiterate her support for Israel, whose Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has forcefully denounced the deal. Clinton’s speech says, “It’s not …

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Sep 08 2015

Newsflash: EU Refugee Crisis, Britain and France Join US War on Syria, Obama Signs Exec Order on Sick Leave

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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:

Many thousands of refugees and migrants from Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan remain trapped near the Hungarian border with Serbia, but some broke through barriers and police lines today. Given the large media presence, police did not respond violently, although yesterday some clashed with law enforcement. The migrants are being …

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Sep 04 2015

Newsflash: War Documents Show Civilian Deaths, Kim Davis Arrested, GOP and O’Reilly Malign BLM with Racist Rhetoric

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

Secret documents obtained by a journalist have revealed significant Western responsibility for civilian casualties in Syria and Iraq. Earlier this year a coalition of nations including the US, Canada, France, Australia, and others, began bombing Syria and Iraq citing the Islamic State as a target. But documents obtained through the Freedom of Information …

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Sep 03 2015

Newsflash: Syrian Toddler’s Death, Guatemala Pres. Resigns, Iran Deal Secure

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

The body of a drowned Syrian-Kurdish toddler, washed up on the beach of a Turkish resort has sparked widespread outrage. Three-year old Aylan Kurdi was identified after he and his brother and mother drowned, attempting to flee the brutal Syrian war. The Kurdi family had applied to enter Canada but their application had encountered …

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Sep 02 2015

Newsflash: Damning Gaza Report, Baltimore Court Hearing in Freddie Gray Death, Trans-Girl Targeted for Using Bathroom

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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:

A United Nation’s agency has just released a damning report on Gaza, warning that it could be uninhabitable within 5 years. According to the report by the U.N. Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), “The social, health and security-related ramifications of the high population density and overcrowding are among the factors …

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Sep 01 2015

Newsflash: Kentucky Clerk Defies SCOTUS, Pope Says OK to Forgive Abortions for 1 Yr, Cops Blame Black Lives Matter for Police Murders

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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:

Kim Davis, a clerk in Rowan County, Kentucky, has refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples in defiance of the US Supreme Court. The court ruled early this morning that she had no legal standing to refuse licenses. In fact, the day after the Supreme Court ruled in …

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