Oct 10 2014

Daily News Flash with Rahul Mahajan on Nobel Peace Prize, Mexico’s Missing Students and Mass Graves, and Supreme Court’s Strike Down of Voter ID Laws

Uprising’s guest expert Rahul Mahajan, sitting in for Maya Rockeymoore. He’s a sociologist, news analyst, and author of Full Spectrum Dominance: US Power in Iraq and Beyond, analyzes today’s news headlines:

The Nobel Peace prize has been awarded to Pakistani teen Malala Yousafzai, and Indian children’s rights activist Kailash Satyarthi. The joint award was apparently given because, according to the Nobel committee chairman, …

No responses yet

Oct 09 2014

Daily News Flash with Arun Gupta on Kurds and the ISIS War, Ebola’s First US Fatality, and New Police Shooting in St. Louis

Uprising’s guest expert Arun Gupta, a 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:

US war planes hit various parts of Syria near the Turkish border yesterday as well as parts of Iraq, in the latest chapter of the campaign against the …

No responses yet

Oct 08 2014

Daily News Flash with Courtney Morris on Turkey’s Kurdish Problem, Latest in Ebola Crisis, and Police Brutality Against Black Boys

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:

More than a dozen people were killed in riots in Turkey as protesters clashed with government forces over perceived inaction against the ISIS takeover of the Syrian border town of Kobani. Kobani is a strategically important Kurdish stronghold, and fears of …

No responses yet

Oct 07 2014

Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on ISIS Gains In Syria, Tar Sands Protests, and Seattle’s Declaration of Indigenous People’s Day

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:

ISIS flags have been documented flying over parts of the Kurdish town of Kobani, located in Syria on the border with Turkey. US war planes flew over the area late yesterday, dropping bombs to bolster Kurdish forces attempting to defend …

No responses yet

Oct 06 2014

Daily News Flash with Rahul Mahajan on the US’ Muddled War, the Death of Haiti’s Brutal Dictator, and the Supreme Court’s Non-Ruling on Gay Marriage

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:

As the US continued airstrikes in various parts of Syria over the weekend, a senior member of a Syrian Kurdish group has said that the bombing campaign is not …

No responses yet

Oct 03 2014

In Defense of Daniele Watts

Published by Truthdig.com on October 2nd, 2014

By Sonali Kolhatkar

In a recent Op-Ed in the Los Angeles Times, actress Daniele Watts told her story of a controversial encounter she had with a Los Angeles Police Department officer. It was an incident that garnered much media attention, most of it negative. Although the African-American actress, best known for her role as Coco in “Django Unchained,” was eloquent in defending her actions, I believe it is …

2 responses so far

Oct 03 2014

Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on the USs Expanding Coalition for War, An Optimistic Jobs Report, and Ferguson’s Resilience

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

Turkey and Australia have jumped headfirst into the US-led war against the Islamic State rebel group controlling parts of Northern Iraq and Syria. Turkey’s government …

No responses yet

Oct 02 2014

Daily News Flash with Arun Gupta on Iraq Death Count, Michael Dunn Murder Conviction, and Secret Service Reshuffle

Uprising’s guest expert Arun Gupta, a 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 United Nations report this morning has found that 26,000 people have died in Iraq this year alone, from violence. …

No responses yet

Oct 01 2014

Daily News Flash with Courtney Morris on Hong Kong Revolution, US’s First Case of Ebola, and Obama’s Flawed Plan for Immigrant Children

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:

Tens of thousands of protesters in Hong Kong have set up an encampment in the latest configuration of the so-called “Umbrella revolution.” The mass sit-in, called Occupy Central with Peace and Love, …

No responses yet

Sep 30 2014

Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on Reagan-Era Order As Basis for Obama Spying, Supreme Court Decision on Ohio Voting, and New California Sentencing Law

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:

Newly released documents by the ACLU demonstrate that the Obama administration is relying on President Reagan’s spying protocol to justify mass surveillance. The documents were obtained in response to a Freedom …

No responses yet

« Prev - Next »