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FSRN Weekly Edition – September 12, 2014

Download Audio Obama announces expanded offensive against ISIS Kurdish families claim kids kidnapped by PKK Senate GOP whiplash:  switches position on reversal of Citizen’s United  Sex workers left out of conversation on sex trafficking...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – September 5, 2014

  Advocates for a free internet are in Istanbul as the UN holds Internet Governance Legal challenge to NSA bulk metadata collection advances to appeals court Fast food workers stage national sit-ins and walk-outs...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – August 29, 2014

Gaza ceasfire holds; crossings not yet fully open and schools to run on shifts Obama announces new program for veterans as I.G. probe finds ongoing problems Barring court action, nearly all Texas abortion clinics...

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FSRN: Weekly Edition – Aug. 22, 2014

Protests in Ferguson, Missouri continue; Michael Brown’s family prepares for his funeral From Ferguson to L.A., protests demand police accountability Journalist James Risen: will he be jailed for not revealing source? Iraq: ISIS beheads...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – August 15, 2014

Police shooting sparks a week of protests and vigils in Ferguson, MO Obama announces aid drops to end, airstrikes to continue in northern Iraq White House reverses policy on lobbyists Texas and California: Opposing...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – August 8, 2014

US forces conduct airstrikes and aid drops in northern Iraq Fighting resumes in Gaza after 72-hour ceasefire ends Istanbul neighborhood known for anti-government unrest slated for demolition Immigration policy impasse pits legislative power against...

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FSRN Weekly Edition: August 1, 2014

Another temporary ceasefire between Israel and Hamas collapses within hours Unaccompanied immigrant children placed in “foster care” as lawmakers lock on funding and courts fast-track hearings Canada’s Grassy Narrows First Nation demands government action...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – July 25, 2014

West Bank tension escalates as protesters call for Intifada; assaults on Gaza continue Eric Garner buried amid fresh calls for NYPD accountability New Haven homeless erect a second tent encampment on city property Taking...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – July 18, 2014

Israel launched ground invasion of Gaza Strip U.S. teen beaten in Jerusalem returns to Tampa  FCC receives more than a million public comments on net neutrality Anti-fracking activists rally with opponents of LNG export...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – July 11, 2014

Israeli airstrikes continue in Gaza, more than 100 killed Concern about ISIS grows in Turkey’s predominantly Kurdish southeast Protests and counter-protests in Murrieta, CA over immigrant minors   “Jane Doe” cavity search case challenges...