Category: Weekly Edition

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FSRN Weekly Edition – February 5, 2016

Trans-Pacific Partnership signed in New Zealand; protesters include indigenous Maori U.S. Congress begins hearings on water crisis in Flint, Michigan Climate change and human activity wipe Bolivia’s second-largest lake off the map At least...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – January 29, 2016

Armed takeover of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge winds down Obama slashes solitary confinement in federal prisons SCOTUS ruling gives second chance to prisoners sentenced to life as juveniles Florida legislature takes up several bills...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – January 22, 2016

Questions of accountability and long term effects loom over Flint water crisis Massive gas leak continues to spew methane into Southern California skies DOI to assess coal mining on federal lands for first time...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – January 15, 2016

UN aid workers confirm widespread starvation in three blockaded Syrian towns Turkish police arrest more than a dozen peace petition-signing academics Cologne assaults embolden far-right groups in Germany U.S. faith groups and some local...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – January 8, 2016

Obama takes executive action on guns; calls on Congress to do more ICE raids targeting Central American adults with children trigger community panic Homeless population in LA braces for strong El Niño season Geo-political...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – Jan 1, 2016

New police reforms in Chicago fail to weaken demands for mayor’s resignation No Criminal Charges for officers in fatal shooting of Tamir Rice Mumia Abu Jamal: When a Child Dies Wage theft law violators...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – December 25, 2015

Texas grand jury opts not to indict Waller County jail personnel in Sandra Bland death St. Petersburg, Florida joins carbon divestment movement Economic blockade at India-Nepal border stretches into third month amid protests Full...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – December 11, 2015

COP21 misses deadline; talks and protests continue into weekend French voters boost anti-immigrant National Front party to a leading position in local elections New Yorkers push back against Islamophobia DIY search caravan scours Mexican...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – December 4, 2015

Despite ban on rallies, thousands demonstrate in Paris ahead of global climate change forum UK enters Syrian War, refugees question efficacy of airstrikes Senate Democrats introduce gun safety amendments on the heels of mass...