Category: Weekly Edition

FSRN Weekly Edition – April 21, 2017

French voters prepare for first round of presidential elections amid surge in right-wing nationalism Turkey referendum results test country’s polarized political system Brazilian public workers push back against unelected government’s austerity plans Lakota immersion...

FSRN Weekly Edition – April 14, 2017

U.S. drops “mother of all bombs” – Trump says he gave “his” military “total authorization” Human rights activists push for ISIS to face UN war crimes tribunal 60,000 immigrants held at Colorado facility sue...

FSRN Weekly Edition – April 7, 2017

Trump orders military action against Syrian government air base Rep. Nunes steps down from Russia probe while under investigation for ethics violations Senate Majority leader presses nuclear option button; Gorsuch confirmed Refugee​ ​facing​ ​deportation​...

FSRN Weekly Edition – March 31, 2017

Senate Select Intelligence Committee begins public hearings on probe of Russian interference in U.S. elections Trump signs executive order to roll back Clean Power Plan, return focus to coal Proposed federal budget cuts could...

FSRN Weekly Edition – March 24, 2017

Trump-backed healthcare bill set for a vote in the House Little new info emerges from House hearing with intel chiefs on Russian interference in elections Confirmation hearings for Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Constituents urge...

FSRN Weekly Edition – March 17, 2017

With revised travel ban on hold, the White House requests funds to expand deportations while slashing social spending Los Angeles students to use theater to prepare for anti-immigrant crackdowns Salvadoran deportees warn of looming...

FSRN Weekly Edition – March 10, 2017

Trump signs revised executive order banning immigration from Muslim majority countries Russia probe is elephant in the room at confirmation hearings for Deputy and Associate Attorneys General ACA repeal advances through two committees; next...

FSRN Weekly Edition – March 3, 2017

Sessions, amid controversy, recuses himself from investigations into presidential campaign New Secy. of the Interior moves to reverse Obama-era environmental protections Trump weaves immigration through speech to joint session of Congress Program travels the...

FSRN Weekly Edition – February 24, 2017

DHS memos prompt uncertainty about enforcement in schools, churches and hospitals Black immigrants in U.S. fear profiling may drive up deportation rates Tillerson and Kelly head to Mexico as Trump policies strain bilateral relations...

FSRN Weekly Edition – February 17, 2017

Trump blames the media, not substance of allegations, for Flynn’s departure Senate confirms EPA nominee as court orders release his emails with fossil fuel execs Trump nominee for Israel envoy echoes uncertainty on two-state solution...