Category: Weekly Edition

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FSRN Weekly Edition – July 31, 2015

Turkey intensifies airstrikes against Kurdish militants; also targets IS Climate activists in Portland attempt to block Shell-leased ship on its way to the Arctic Medicare and Medicaid turn 50; advocates rally for single-payer for...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – July 24, 2015

The Movement For Black Lives convergence draws civil rights activists from around the country to Cleveland Texas releases preliminary autopsy results second dashcam video in Sandra Bland case U.S. and Cuba reopen embassies for...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – July 17, 2015

Greece secures new loan after agreeing to austerity under duress Iran nuclear deal reached in Vienna, draft now goes to Congress Family of woman found dead in Texas jail cell questions official version of...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – July 10, 2015

Confederate flag at South Carolina State House comes down permanently OAS member states meet on mass deportations of Haitians from Dominican Republic European leaders to hold emergency meeting on Greek debt Once an industrial...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – July 3, 2015

BP agrees to $18.7 billion settlement for Gulf of Mexico disaster SCOTUS rounds out session with rulings on execution drug, redistricting and mercury emissions U.S. and Cuba agree to re-open embassies, increasing diplomatic relations...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – June 26, 2015

U.S. Supreme Court: Same Sex Marriage, ACA, Housing Act Funeral services begin for Charleston massacre victims, lawmakers discuss removal of Confederate flag Mumia Abu-Jamal on the Charleston Shooting U.S. Senate approves trade bills that...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – June 19, 2015

White gunman kills nine people in historic Black church in Charleston, SC Senate passes massive defense bill, but fails to secure veto-proof majority to fund it Shell-contracted rig leaves Seattle port for Arctic waters,...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – June 12, 2015

President Obama makes rare visit to U.S. Capitol to push trade bills Ezell Ford findings and McKinney pool party video help sustain calls for police reform New York lawmakers to decide on rent stabilization...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – June 5, 2015

USA Freedom Act replaces Patriot Act provisions, but leaves broad surveillance measures in place Paris police demolish tent camp where hundreds of migrants were living UN says almost 6500 dead in eastern Ukraine since...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – May 29, 2015

Indigenous police commander Nestora Salgado transferred from Mexican max-security prison after 24-day hunger strike Paris police announce they will clear camp where 100s of migrants languish Senate to return early from Memorial Day recess...