Category: Weekly Edition

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FSRN Weekly Edition – December 12, 2014

Section of CIA torture report declassified; brutal torture tactics revealed Demonstrations calling for police accountability continue around the U.S. Recount confirms defeat of Oregon ballot initiative to mandate labeling of GMOs Turkish police raid...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – December 5, 2014

Protests grow nationwide after no charges in Eric Garner police choke hold death UN climate talks open in Lima, activists hold parallel summit Opponents of LNG export terminal at Cove Point say FERC rubber-stamps...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – November 28, 2014

No charges for officer Darren Wilson in the Michael Brown killing Street Beat: Los Angeles protesters react to no charges for Ferguson officer; hundreds arrested Black Friday the focus of both police accountability and...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – November 21 , 2014

Obama takes executive action on immigration; temporary legal status in reach for 5 million people Keystone XL pipeline defeated in the U.S. Senate by a one-vote margin Street Beat: Watch party reaction to Obama’s...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – November 7, 2014

Liberal ballot initiatives pass across country even as conservative candidates prevail Republicans win majority in U.S. Congress Q&A: Is the fracking boom a bubble that’s about to pop? San Francisco becomes latest city to...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – October 31, 2014

Q&A: State judicial elections smash campaign spending records California’s Prop 47 could free one in five inmates from state prisons Legislation seeks to reform FOIA and improve access to government information Corruption and extremism...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – October 24, 2014

Canada honors soldier; PM calls for swift action on ramped up security powers Election 2014: Wisconsin battle for Governor’s mansion Los Angeles seeks to renegotiate multimillion dollar fees owed to Wall Street banks Bedouin...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – October 17, 2014

Texas cases prompt congressional hearing on Ebola: Too little, too late? Tenuous peace between Turkish Kurds and Ankara nears a breaking point Tens of thousands of Gazans still in temporary housing; Ban Ki-Moon calls...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – October 10, 2014

Police officer on private duty fatally shoots black teen in St. Louis ahead of Ferguson October Mass graves uncovered in Mexico during search for abducted students Volunteers help unaccompanied immigrant minors to adjust to...